Kingsport Beach


The Kingsport Wharf  provides Kingsport and surrounding communities’ safe year round access to the Minas Basin. It includes a boat ramp,  swimming beach, board walk and the Tide’s In Canteen. This is not a Provincial Beach, it is owned and run by the Kingsport Community Association a charitable organization. Overnight camping and parking are not permitted. Provincial Burn Restrictions must be adhered to for campfires on the beach.

Interpretative Pavilion and Signs 

Learn about the Ship Building History of Kingsport, the History of the Kingsport Railway, and about the Birds that make the Minas Basin their home.

Tide’s In Canteen

A full service canteen, operated by the Kingsport Community Association, is open to the public. It will make your trip to the beach a more pleasant visit. Come for an ice cream or a meal and look for the Specials of the Day. Visit the Tide’s Inn page for more information.