Enjoy all Nova Scotia has to offer at this multi-award-winning eco-lodge. Trout Point Lodge sits in the pristine forests of East Kemptville, Nova Scotia. With stargazing, kayaking, hiking, and fishing, guests have a plethora of ways to enjoy nature. The lodge rivals the beauty of nature, having been globally recognized as one of the finest eco-lodges in the world.
Eco-focused escapism is the name of the game at Trout Point. With impeccable service, guests are treated to all the luxuries of a five-star resort while maintaining a grounding in nature. Trout Point has a 5 Green Key rating from the Green Key Global program, signifying its commitment to nature and sustainability.
At this quintessential wilderness lodge, only 40 minutes from Yarmouth, guests will see the magic of Canada’s east coast. Every room has a river view. With award-winning service, food, and wine, this lodge is a luxury for anyone of any taste.
Trout Point Lodge was created to offer a luxurious lodge experience in Nova Scotia. Guests are served beautiful views of the Canadian backwoods. Settled on 100 acres, this five-star resort creates the ultimate atmosphere for relaxation and enjoyment.
As a member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World group, guests will find unparalleled service and accommodations. However, the lodge does not sacrifice sustainability for luxury. Instead, Trout Point is where the two complement each other for a luxurious eco-lodge experience.
Trout Point Lodge has incorporated sustainability into their everyday practices, winning recognition by the National Geographic Society and Parks Canada Sustainable Award. Here, guests see where luxury and sustainability meet. Enjoy fine dining with ingredients sourced from fair trade, organic suppliers.
Surrounded by the Tobeatic Wilderness Area and the waters of the Tusket and Napier Rivers, Trout Point is a unique getaway. Guests enjoy seclusion at the lodge, but the convenience and community of the nearby towns. Trout Point manages to be cozy and grounded, without pretense. It’s about comfort, service, and the beauty of nature: all of which make Trout Point such an unforgettable stay. Read more about this lodge
Lowest impact construction and operation
- Natural materials and materials with high thermal mass were used in construction.
- The Lodge staff teaches Leave No Trace to guests in order to foster better wilderness habits.
- The Lodge offers monitored swimming areas in the Tusket River to forgo the need for a swimming pool.
Highest level of energy efficiency
- Trout Point Lodge sources renewable energy via bluefrogpower.
- Buildings use ceiling fans, roof overhangs, and cross-ventilation for cooling rather than energy-intensive air conditioning.
- Natural light is favored over artificial, but LEDs are used when necessary.
- All landscape lighting is solar-powered.
- The outdoor cedar hot tub is wood-fired rather than electric.
- The laundry is done only when necessary, using cold-water and high-efficiency machines.
Pioneer in Waste Management
- The lodge has a high-capacity, professional waste treatment facility.
- Greywater is recycled to water the vegetable, flower, and herb gardens.
- There are no single-use containers for guest toiletries.
- Plastics, glass, cans, and paper are separated and properly recycled. All organic waste is composted and used in lodge gardens.
Aims to have a fully organic and chemical-free operation
- There is no use of aerosol sprays on site.
- Non-chemical, natural cleaners are used on site. No chemical pesticides are used.
- Carpets are 100% wool with eco-friendly padding.
- Locally-grown foods are given first priority at the restaurant. In addition to organic food, the restaurant only uses certified fair-trade ingredients and sustainably harvested seafood.
Actively protects nature and community
- The Lodge has led the Billy’s Hill Trails in the Tobeatic Wilderness Area. This group maintains the trails along with the Nova Scotia Department of Environment.
- The Lodge sold 100 acres of wilderness back to the government to add to the Wilderness area.
- The Lodge and Restaurant support the local community through preferential purchasing of artisanal and organic goods.
Most popular activities near Trout Point Lodge
- Stargazing in the night with astronomy lessons
- Forest bathing
- Kayaks, canoes, and SUPs
- Culinary classes
- Wooden boardwalks & nature trails
- Fly-fishing excursions
Best time to visit Trout Point Lodge
- The lodge operates from mid-May to early January. Trout Point is different each season.
- Spring brings new beginnings and new growth in the forest, with cooler days and nights and hints of the approaching summer warmth.
- Summer is the season when nature is at its busiest best, with the forest lush and teeming with life, seen and unseen.
- Autumn is a riot of color and a symphony of sounds that unfold exactly as nature intended.