13-Day New Brunswick Adventure Holiday
Why We Love This Trip
This is a delightful trip that has you immersed in New Brunswick’s natural wonders and maritime experiences.
The tour starts at £2,104 per person (based on two people sharing). Just take a look at these featured highlights that we think you’ll love as much as we do…
* Stay at the glorious Algonquin Resort in the picturesque town of St. Andrews
* Explore Saint John’s art galleries and museums
* Experience the maritime charms of Caraquet
* Witness the magnificent Bay of Fundy tides
* Paddle the low tides of Fundy National Park by sea kayak
* Hike or bike the Fundy Trail Parkway
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Celebrate the Acadian joie-de-vivre throughout New Brunswick, from the joy of watching the natural wonder of the Bay of Fundy with the highest tides in the world, to revelling in the culture and history on offer in this beautiful Maritime province.
This self-drive adventure includes New Brunswick’s hidden gems. Outdoor lovers will find the perfect adventure for every comfort level. Challenge yourself to be rewarded with pristine coastlines, endless sand dunes, diverse wildlife and meandering rivers that cut through mountains.
The charming urban cities along the way will offer a wide range of cultural experiences and restaurant options where you’ll discover the bounty of the sea and experience a warm welcome that will make you feel like a local in no time.
Combining modern amenities, sophisticated décor and incredible cuisine, the Algonquin Hotel is one of Canada’s most inviting resorts and the perfect base from which to explore the picturesque St. Andrews by-the-Sea. Along with stunning coastal views and an abundance of historic charm, the resort boasts an award-winning golf course, an elegant spa, and many other amenities designed to offer the perfect blend of relaxation and adventure for its guests. After spending a couple of nights in this ‘Castle by the Sea’, you’ll feel relaxed, rejuvenated and ready for the rest of your New Brunswick adventure.
Day 1-2: Saint John
Upon arrival at Saint John airport collect your car and make your way to your downtown hotel. The day is at leisure so you can explore Saint John’s art galleries and museums. Saint John is Canada’s oldest city and the only city located on the Bay of Fundy, home of the world’s largest tides.
Day 3-4: Agonquin Resort, St. Andrews
Make your way to the charming resort town of St. Andrews. Located on the southern point of the Bay of Fundy, this picturesque seaside town is a real-life postcard. Explore Water Street to find quaint boutiques and restaurants. Stay at the historic and grand Algonquin Hotel, with excellent accommodations and restaurant options as well as an award winning 18-hole golf course. The hotel is also known as the “Castle by the Sea”.
Day 5: Fredericton
Take the time today to explore the capital city of New Brunswick via one of the many national historic sites, taste an array of craft brews and bask in the beauty of its nature. Head downtown on a Saturday morning to visit the beloved Fredericton Boyce Farmers Market, a staple in the heart of downtown. Visit one of Canada’s finest art museums, The Beaverbrook Art Gallery which is well known for its Salvador Dalí masterpiece – Santiago El Gran.
Day 6: Edmundston
This town borders Québec, Canada and Maine, USA and is the gateway to the Atlantic provinces. Home to French Brayon culture, it is steeped in history and cultural diversity. With its location at the confluence of the Saint John and Madawaska rivers, and surrounded by the Appalachian Mountains, there’s plenty for outdoor enthusiasts to enjoy.
Day 7: Caraquet
Caraquet is where the Acadian heart beats the strongest! Located on the coast of one of the most beautiful bays in the world, Caraquet is a small, inviting town with undeniable Acadian and Maritime charm. Caraquet is also home to one of the most popular Acadian festivals in North America.
Day 8: Miramichi
Famous for its world-class salmon fishing and local friendliness. Miramichi history and culture is showcased with a variety of popular festivals such as Canada’s Irish Festival on the Miramichi and Miramichi Folk Festival. Experience a traditional powwow in one of the neighbouring First Nations communities and be prepared to be captivated by genuine hospitality. The art of storytelling is ingrained in the roots of this town.
Day 9: Moncton
Moncton is a great mix of English and French Acadian cultures situated in the geographic centre of the Maritimes. The city offers outdoor adventure and urban experiences. Watch the power of the Bay of Fundy tides as it reverses the flow of the Petitcodiac River.
Day 10-11: Hopewell Cape
Home of the impressive Hopewell Rocks and New Brunswick’s top destinations. This is the place to view the power of the Bay of Fundy where every day, twice a day 160 million tons of water flow in and out of the Bay of Fundy. At low tide you can explore the coves walking along the ocean floor and be amazed at the sandstone formations towering over you. At high tide, those sandstone formations that were once above you now barely rise above the water surface. Choose to paddle a sea kayak around the top of the stacks. Be sure to check the high and low tides timings to experience both wonders.
Day 12: Alma
Finish your New Brunswick tour in this charming seaside village on the Bay of Fundy and a great base to explore Fundy National Park. Not only can you once again witness the tides of the Bay of Fundy, but the park also offers more than 25 waterfalls and some of the finest hiking. Drive the Fundy Trail Parkway featuring a 30km drive hugging the coast with stunning views in every direction and with hiking and biking trails. Other reasons to visit the Fundy Trail Parkway include lookouts with soul inspiring views, a waterfall, a 60-meter suspension bridge, 600-million-year-old rock formations and kayak tours.
Day 13: Depart from Saint John
Spend your last day soaking up the natural wonder of the Bay of Fundy before heading back to Saint John airport for your return flight.