- 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.
- 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
Arts & Culture
- Come face to face with an Acadian storybook hero in a land created to showcase the pride of a culture.
- Sit in on a backstage jam, dine with a top jazz artist or simply get lost in the music of more than 350 musicians at a festival dedicated to celebrating Jazz & Blues.
- Delve into the soul of acadian culture at the annual Festival Acadien de Caraquet.
- Walk through a historic neighbourhood and uncover the community of the Acadian people.
- Travel back to the 19th century for a meal to remember and pick up a dance step or two while you're here.
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
- Summer is an ideal time to swim in Canada's Warmest salt water beaches.
- Fall has ideal temperatures for road trips to watch the leaves change colour across the province. A light jacket is all you need to enjoy it.
- New Bruswick has a real winter with the highest snowfall amounts in the Maritimes and over 1000 kms of groomed snowmobile trails.
- Discover local weather information. Research local weather patterns at Environment Canada’s Canadian Climate Normals Website .
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)
- 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.
- Explore New Brunswick's Capital City with confidence aboard Saint John Transit buses
- Drive one of 5 http://www.tourismnewbrunswick.ca/Learn/ScenicDrives.aspxscenic drives around New Brunswick.
- Leave the driving to someone else while enjoying the scenic routes between the province's major cities on the Maritime Bus
- Ferries offer a great alternative to the road whether you're trying to get between cities or simply want to take in the views