Itinerary Highlights

  • Visit King’s Landing Historical Settlement - an outdoor Living History Museum, the historic Garrison District, Beaverbrook Art Gallery and Fredericton's Old Government House
  • Spend two days day exploring Fundy National Park where there are 140kms of hiking trails and witness the worlds highest tides at Hopewell Rocks
  • Play golf at one of St Andrews renowned championship courses or take a cruise where you can expect to see whales, porpoise, seals, seabirds and bald eagles between May & September
  • Enjoy an evening lobster cruise from Shediac – the most experiential and educational lobster cruise anywhere
  • Best time to travel May - October

What's Included

  • Accommodation Throughout
  • Car Hire
  • International Flights
9 nights from £2,215 per person

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Travel Specialist

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Enjoy New Brunswick in all its splendour - with many authentic cultural experiences close at hand. The Acadian culture is alive and well and Acadians enjoy sharing their traditions, cuisine, music, accents, and above all their contagious “joie de vivre” with you. Visiting New Brunswick means exploring and discovering a unique place filled with vibrant culture, natural wonder and hidden treasures. 

Itinerary

You will arrive in Moncton, New Brunswick, the centre of Canada’s Maritime Provinces and the perfect place to start any exploration! The downtown area is attractive with brick-covered streets, urban art and coffee shops serving delicious pastries. Moncton is one of the most bilingual cities in Canada, English and French are both spoken everywhere. Moncton is close to the Bay of Fundy with its rocky cliffs and Acadian Coast with its white sand beaches. Staying at Crowne Plaza Moncton
St. Andrews
Take the inland route west to Saint John, explore Uptown’s art galleries, museums, and cultural vibe. Saint John is famous for its “Reversing Falls”. Twice each day, as the Bay of Fundy tides and force the water to run upriver, these large, rocky rapids at the mouth of the Saint John River reverse their direction. Continue to the charming seaside village of St. Andrews, an iconic summer seaside escape! Watched over by the historic and grand Algonquin Hotel this magnificent hotel is also known as the “Castle by the Sea”. While in St Andrews you can enjoy Whale Watching cruises and wander through the beautiful Kingsbrae Garden.
Fredericton (1)
Travel north through New Brunswick’s small rural villages to the city of Fredericton, the capital of New Brunswick. This vibrant riverside city is rich in heritage, culture, and nature where you can stroll along the river or explore the city by bicycle. Take in one of the many historic sites or visit Kings Landing Historical Settlement houses a re-created pioneer village. Taste an array of craft brews, visit the Beaversbrook Art Gallery that features impressive exhibitions including Salvador Dali’s masterpiece, Santiago El Grande.
Miramichi River
Follow Canada’s most famous and most productive Atlantic salmon River, the Miramichi. You will trace the old lumberjack route through the forested heart of New Brunswick - explore the old wood covered bridges that cross the river such as Nelson Hollow Bridge, believed to be the oldest covered bridge in New Brunswick. Visit Doaktown’s Atlantic Salmon Museum with its extensive collection of Atlantic Salmon memorabilia. Staying at Governor's Mansion Inn, Miramichi
Caraquet
At Miramichi you enter an area that is home to French speaking Acadians, descendants of the very first Europeans to colonize North America and offers cultural experiences that allow you to discover the heritage of the region and its people. Drive north to Bathurst situated on the warm waters of Chaleur Bay. Delicious eateries, historic buildings, local boutiques, and regional artists make a stroll along La Promenade Waterfront a must-do excursion on your list. Follow the shorelines of the Baie des Chaleurs to Caraquet, a small, charming town where the Acadian heart beats strongest. Staying at: Auberge de la Baie Caraquet
Caraquet
The islands of Lamèque and Miscou offer untouched nature with more than 250 species of birds, sandy beaches and a lighthouse. On Miscou Island you can visit the Ecological Park which includes almost every example of the Acadian Peninsula’s flora and fauna. The towns of Caraquet and Shippagan offer Acadian culture at its best with lots of festivals and a lifestyle devoted to the sea. Staying at: Auberge de la Baie Caraquet
Shediac, New Brunswick
Travel south along the beautiful coastline, lined with sand beaches and islands, making it excellent for beach and water sports like kayaking or windsurfing. Kouchibouguac National Park has the warmest ocean water you will encounter on your trip. Explore the park on a nature trail or attend one of the interpretive events. The park includes salt marshes, forests, barrier islands and sand dunes. Continue to Shediac, if time permits, take a lobster dinner cruise on Shediac Bay. Staying at: Hotel Shediac
Fundy National Park, New Brunswick
Continue from Shediac to the shores of the mighty Bay of Fundy, one of New Brunswick’s top destinations home of the world’s highest tides and one of New Brunswick’s top destinations. Every day, twice a day, a 160 million tons of sea water flow in and out of the Bay of Fundy, where tides rise and fall up to 16m. Horizontally, the water flows in and out for two kilometres or more, as fast as a man can walk. You can access the beach via iron stairs down the cliffs, at low tide you can walk through nearby Hopewell Rocks. At high tide join a guided sea-kayaking tour where you can paddle near the spectacular sea stacks at “Flowerpot Rocks”. Staying at: Falcon Ridge Inn, Alma
Fundy National Park, New Brunswick
Fundy National Park, 79sq miles in area, is a sanctuary of steep coastal cliffs and clear streams, with ocean-side forests, green meadows, sparkling rivers, and over 30 gorgeous hiking trails. Staying at Falcon Ridge Inn, Alma
Moncton
A last chance for sightseeing and shopping before returning to Moncton for your departure.

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