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Beautiful Beach

Worth the drive. Lots of rocks to get over once you leave the boardwalk. Change rooms available... read more

Reviewed August 28, 2018
Halifax, Canada
Great beach

One could see the potential, a nice sandy beach spreading far off into the distance, long boardwalk... read more

Reviewed December 12, 2017
Burlington, Canada
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Reviewed August 28, 2018

Worth the drive. Lots of rocks to get over once you leave the boardwalk. Change rooms available before going to the beach. Lovely beach for walking, collecting shells or just sitting and sunbathing. Water was calm and warmer than most beaches.

Thank annabelleNovaScotia
Reviewed December 12, 2017

One could see the potential, a nice sandy beach spreading far off into the distance, long boardwalk making easy access to the water, and yet on this day no one else was around for although it was a sunny day, the winds kept the temperature...More

1  Thank yankeefan730
Reviewed September 10, 2017

Located along the South Shore of Nova Scotia. Rissers Beach is situated outside the Town of Bridgewater. The sandy beach is open to the public. The park includes a trail and a boardwalk. Nice scenery. A small campground (tents and camper trailers) is also located...More

Thank nwaynesworld
Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

Totally worth the drive from Halifax. Beautiful sandy beach. The water was so warm and the waves were great. Can't wait to go back

Thank Allison D
Reviewed August 3, 2017

Went searching for Rissers on a day trip from Halifax, Exit 15 off the 103 & then a short drive to the shore. Great beach with enough room to explore. Canteen has decent food & prices were very reasonable. 2 Waters (COLD) 2 Med. Fries...More

1  Thank Dave154976
Reviewed March 16, 2017

I have visited Risser's beach since my childhood, we camped at the Provincial Campground and jumped rocks and watched magical creatures in tiny lagoons....And now, 30 something years later, I'm still camping, climbing over rocks and oohing and aaah'ing at the little creatures in the...More

1  Thank lastNovaScotian
Reviewed September 9, 2016

Was excited to visit this beach. I arrived to find that it was nothing spectacular. Had a difficult time getting a site to pitch a tent. After two hours of waiting there was a cancellation. We arrived at site 31 which was a beautiful spot...More

4  Thank Teresa L
Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

This is our favorite beach in Nova Scotia ! Best swimming beach , great waves ! My son and I used our body boards and enjoyed the big waves! Beautiful sand ! Warm water! Loved walking over to the canteen and getting some yummy frys...More

1  Thank Retro G
Reviewed August 18, 2016

Great beach, short walk to parking. I set my iPhone google maps and I got there without a hitch. Canteen had a pretty good selection, just make sure you have cash, no debit or credit. Washroom, showers were being kept clean by an efficient staff...More

Thank Tanya B
Reviewed August 16, 2016

Rissers is simply terrific. A lovely large stretch of white sand beach, lifeguard on duty, super fun COLD surf that provides respite from the blazing hot sun. Love the boardwalk .... you can take it or the short path to get to the beach. Has...More

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