The varied islands of New Brunswick
New Brunswick's three diverse coastlines cry out for you to discover the quintessential Maritime moments that make a day - or more on our islands.
forget your binoculars for the spectacular marine and wildlife viewing when you
visit the Fundy Isles: Grand Manan, Campobello or Deer Island have a unique
culture and charm.
located at the tip of the Acadian Peninsula and accessible by causeway, Lamèque
Island and Miscou Island beckon you to experience their sun-soaked beaches and
warm Acadian hospitality. These two islands separate Chaleur Bay from the Gulf
of Saint Lawrence.
Exactly half-way between the Equator and North
Pole, Deer Island is a naturalist haven with beautiful coastal vistas, beach
walks, wonderful whale-watching, canoeing, camping, hiking, cycling and boat
tours. The Bay of Fundy's currents swirl in great circles between Deer Island
and the USA coast.
The Old Sow, the largest tidal whirlpool in the Western
Hemisphere, is best seen from three hours before high tide, especially around
new and full moons. It is best viewed...
a 90-minute ferry trip from Black’s Harbour is a maritime-lovers dream come
true. With its unspoiled natural beauty and friendly people, Grand Manan - the
largest of the Fundy Isles - is a natural wonder in the Bay of Fundy.
lighthouses, beaches, rugged, soaring cliffs, colourful fishing boats,
wildflowers and birdlife - over 240 species of birds make the island their home
– not to mention some of the best
whale-watching in the world...
Famous for being the beloved isle of former US
President, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Campobello Island draws many visitors to see
the president’s former summer home, now the 34-room Roosevelt Cottage Museum
and a focal point of the Roosevelt Campobello International Park.
The island is
also home to Herring Cove Provincial Park, where an array of trails and sheer
cliffs allow for brilliant viewings of bald eagles, osprey and beavers. Reached
by road (via the...
Island boasts the most French flavour in New Brunswick but the welcome is warm
whatever your language. The constant daily winds, shallow water in the lagoons,
and the warm waters of Chaleur Bay make the perfect blend for wonderful
kitesurfing conditions: this island is the best place in Canada to learn and
practice kitesurfing. It is also home to a renowned annual baroque music
festival, and the Ecological Park of the Acadian Peninsula....
The 2km Miscou Island Bridge connects Miscou and
Lamèque islands: once here, surrounded by marine and avian wildlife-watching
opportunities, fabulous deserted beaches and a unique lighthouse, you will
really feel that you’re on the road less travelled. Miscou Island's sand dunes
and lagoons host a variety of migratory birds, making the island a favourite
location for birdwatchers, and boardwalks lead over the peat bogs. This is
another secret just waiting to be discovered by...