New Brunswick

Power of the Fundy Tides: Sea Caves, Reversing Rapids and Coastal Walks

Gain a deeper understanding of New Brunswick and the people that live here, walking coastal trails, learning about the world's highest tides and exploring historic towns and harbors.
Program No. 16533RJ
7 days
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At a Glance

Explore the New Brunswick communities influenced by the rise and fall of the Bay of Fundy's powerful tides. Discover Saint John's backdrop of history, architecture and culture and witness the tides reversing the flow of the Saint John River at Reversing Falls. Explore spectacular trails along the Bay of Fundy in the seaside fishing village of St. Martins, where 500 sailing ships were built in the golden age of sail.
Activity Level
Varies by date
Varies by date. ON YOUR FEET - Walking equivalent of four city blocks. KEEP THE PACE - Walking up to two miles daily over varied terrain. Shuttle available as alternative. OUTDOOR: SPIRITED - Hiking up to five miles daily.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Walk coastal trails with sweeping vistas of the Bay of Fundy and distant Nova Scotia.
  • Explore the ecozone around the Bay of Fundy and the St. Martins area, recently established as a U.N. Biosphere Reserve.
  • Enjoy a walk through historic Saint John, which travels along the scenic Harbor Passage and into the bustling old city market.

General Notes

Includes airport transfers from/to Saint John.
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Nancy Sears
For 25 years, Nancy Sears owned and operated an hiking and nature travel company that offered tours throughout Canada, New England and Costa Rica. As a naturalist guide and local expert, she provides extensive knowledge on ecology, geology, and local Loyalist and Acadian history.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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