Eagle Watch 2018

$89.70 CAD per person (incl. taxes & fees)

6:30 am to 1:00 pm*


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Join us for the 26th incarnation of this annual bald eagle spectacle! Eagle Watch 2018 is taking place over two weekends in Sheffield Mills, Nova Scotia - which is the largest winter home of bald eagles in North America east of the Rocky Mountains.  

Jan 27-28th and Feb 3-4th are the dates for this spectacular photography and wildlife event. This is one of the closest opportunities to witness these majestic eagles up close while feeding and this event draws photographers & birders from all around the north east of North America!


A bald eagle in winter


If you're from out of town we can pick you up at your accommodations or if you live in Halifax, we can meet at the parking lot of Citadel High School bright and early at 6:30 am to head out to towards the Annapolis Valley to make sure we get a great spot at the viewing site.

We are providing licensed return transportation from downtown Halifax in our warm Mercedes passenger van. Your tour guide is a professional local photographer who will offer photography instruction & insight to help you get some fantastic shots - no matter your camera or skill level. If you need to a tripod, monopod or are looking to try out a DSLR and zoom lens we have a rental package available through East Coast Lens Rental.


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We visit the local Community Hall after for a delicious pancake and sausage breakfast that's included with this great experience. There will also be local eagle memorabilia for sale while upstairs at the hall there is an annual display of photos, paintings, sculptures, etc. taken from various artists from surrounding areas which are also for sale.

We have up to 10 spots available on each day so book now to secure your seat for this unique wildlife showcase!


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"After spending most of the latter part of a day with Geordie on the Picture Perfect Tour, I feel a special connection to Nova Scotia!" - Dbendick (10/28/2017)


Highlights: 

  • - Licensed, & heated, return transport from Halifax to Sheffield Mills, NS
  • - A experienced local photographer & emerit nationally certified tour guide
  • - Opportunity to photograph the eagles feeding up close from 8:00am to 10:00am
  • - Complimentary beverages to keep you hydrated (bottled water, juice, pop, etc)
  • - A wonderful pancake & sausage breakfast at the Sheffield Mills Community Centre
  • - Photography insights & instruction to make the most of your camera
  • - A set of custom gift pack from Picture Perfect Tours

* Return times are approximate depending on how much fun we are having. This tour is dependent on weather and road conditions. Alternative dates may be offered or a full refund will be issued if the event is cancelled. A minimum of 4 people are required to operate the tour. This tour requires a fair amount of walking often over slippery and uneven terrain and guests may be exposed to prolonged periods of extreme cold weather. We do not recommend our tours to anyone who may have; mobility issues, breathing difficulties, back problems or may be pregnant.

  • Picture Perfect Tours is the #1 Halifax tour on Tripadvisor
  • Two bald eagles fighting over food in the winter
  • Photographers wait for the eagles to descend during the annual Eagle Watch by Picture Perfect Tours
  • Eagle & crows during Eagle Watch in NS by Picture Perfect Tours
  • Sign at Eagle Watch provides information to guests
  • The crowd is festive awaiting the eagles to land at the annual Eagle Watch in Nova Scotia
  • Eagle by Picture Perfect Tours
  • Eagles wait for their feeding at Eagle Watch by Picture Perfect Tours
  • Photographers hike to the feeding area during Eagle Watch by Picture Perfect Tours
  • A bald eagle in winter
  • An eagle soars during the Eagle Watch in Sheffield Mills, NS by Picture Perfect Tours
  • Eagle information at the Community Centre in Sheffield Mills, NS during Eagle Watch
  • Everyone loves the pancake breakfast in Sheffield Mills at the end of the annual Eagle Watch in NS
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