Province/Territory: New Brunswick

Bay of Fundy Adventures and Cultural Immersion Escapes

  • 820 metre peaks provide breathtaking views at Mt. Carleton
  • 04 storey-high tides on the Bay of Fundy
  • 137 Ways to Experience New Brunswick

Few places on earth  have nature as  awe-inspiring as New Brunswick.  Visit this special place and be rewarded with magnificent tides, breathtaking coastline and endless adventure. Whale-watching and Bay of Fundy kayaking are only  two of the unique experiences we want to share with you when you visit the highest tides in the world. You'll spot finback whales, humpbacks, playful minkes and maybe even the rare right whale.

Want more? Head out to one of the world’s most renowned salmon rivers, the Miramichi. Guides can take you to private pools where you’ll spend the day fishing in a picture-perfect setting. Find the right  accomodations  to suit your needs among a wide variety of cottages, cabins and lodges. Get comfortable and then head out to experience the colourful heritage that surrounds you. Immerse yourself in neighbourhood festivals, local cuisine, lighthouse tours  and covered bridges. Celebrate the  cross-cultural adventure that is New Brunswick's history:  Aboriginal, French, Acadian, English, Irish and Scottish traditions come to life as they are woven throughout the Experience Collection that highlights our cultural history.

Outdoor adventure

  • Walk alongside the Hopewell Rocks, your feet on the ocean floor at low tide in the Bay of Fundy and then return hours later to watch tides as high as 15 feet.
  • Paddle your way around flower-pot shaped rocks during high tide on The Bay of Fundy.
  • Explore the UNESCO recognized Bay of Fundy Coast from the land and the sea for a full picture of its magnificence.
  • Dip your toes (or jump right in) at one of Canada's warmest saltwater beaches

Nature & Wildlife

  • Spend a morning out on a Shediac boat learning the tricks to catching lobster and then indulge in an all-you can eat boil.
  • Meet the animals where they are. Watch a whale breach in the waters and the harbour seals frolic along the beach.

Arts & Culture

Food & Drink

  • Sample the perfect brew at a pub whose focus is bringing in the best from around the world.
  • North America's oldest market in Saint John offers plenty of ways to fill a pinic basket for now or your carry on luggage for later.
  • Choose the organic garden vegetables that will accompany your fresh from the Bay of Fundy Salmon alongside owner and chef Chris Aerni.

Road trips & Train travel

  • Set out on one of the 5 scenic road drives across the province including Acadian Coastal Drive or the Appalachian Range Route.
  • Join the couples who find romance at the covered bridges.

Weather

Quick facts

Area: 72,908 sq-km
Capital City: Fredericton
Largest City: Saint John
Total Population: 729,997
Official Languages: English & French
Provincial Motto: “Spem Reduxit” (Hope was restored)
 

When to go
  • Take to over 1,000 km of groomed trails on snowmobile, hit the hills on skis or keep it easy with natural skating ponds and tubing during the winter The shorelines shimmer in the summer months when festivals take over the parks, mountains are hiked and sandy beaches are open for swimming.
  • Autumn boasts a colourful backdrop of trees perfect for hiking or cycling and photo-worthy scenes that will take your breath away.
  • Plan your vacation to enjoy New Brunswick's incredible festivals and events.
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