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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
Length
7 days
Starts at
1,289
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.
Length
7 days
Starts at
1,289
Program No. 16533 RJ
Prefer to enroll or inquire by phone? 800-454-5768
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The itinerary for this program is different on certain dates.
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Activity Level: On Your Feet (1)
DATES & starting prices
PRICES
May 23 - May 29, 2021
Starting at
1,289
Itinerary Note

This week is designed for food and music lovers and includes food workshops, market visits, recitals and discussions with musicians. Although there will be no hikes on this program, participants should be able to walk at least 4 city blocks.

Activity Level: On Your Feet (1)
DATES & starting prices
PRICES
May 23 - May 29, 2021
Starting at
1,699
Itinerary Note

This week is designed for food and music lovers and includes food workshops, market visits, recitals and discussions with musicians. Although there will be no hikes on this program, participants should be able to walk at least 4 city blocks.

Activity Level: Keep the Pace (2)
DATES & starting prices
PRICES
Jun 6 - Jun 12, 2021
Starting at
1,289
Itinerary Note

This program has a focus on walking (up to two miles per day). Shuttle available as alternative at most points.

Oct 6 - Oct 12, 2021
Starting at
1,289
Itinerary Note

This program has a focus on walking (up to two miles per day). Shuttle available as alternative at most points.

Activity Level: Keep the Pace (2)
DATES & starting prices
PRICES
Jun 6 - Jun 12, 2021
Starting at
1,699
Itinerary Note

This program has a focus on walking (up to two miles per day). Shuttle available as alternative at most points.

Oct 6 - Oct 12, 2021
Starting at
1,699
Itinerary Note

This program has a focus on walking (up to two miles per day). Shuttle available as alternative at most points.

Activity Level: Outdoor: Spirited (2)
DATES & starting prices
PRICES
Jun 27 - Jul 3, 2021
Starting at
1,289
Itinerary Note

This program is a hiking program. Plan on hiking up to five miles per day, over varied terrain, such as ocean floor, beaches, groomed trails with some hills as well as some back country trails.

Sep 12 - Sep 18, 2021
Starting at
1,289
Itinerary Note

This program is a hiking program. Plan on hiking up to five miles per day, over varied terrain, such as ocean floor, beaches, groomed trails with some hills as well as some back country trails.

Activity Level: Outdoor: Spirited (2)
DATES & starting prices
PRICES
Jun 27 - Jul 3, 2021
Starting at
1,699
Itinerary Note

This program is a hiking program. Plan on hiking up to five miles per day, over varied terrain, such as ocean floor, beaches, groomed trails with some hills as well as some back country trails.

Sep 12 - Sep 18, 2021
Starting at
1,699
Itinerary Note

This program is a hiking program. Plan on hiking up to five miles per day, over varied terrain, such as ocean floor, beaches, groomed trails with some hills as well as some back country trails.

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.
Featured Expert
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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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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.
Visit the Road Scholar Bookshop
You can find many of the books we recommend at the Road Scholar store on bookshop.org, a website that supports local bookstores.
Evangeline, A Tale of Acadie
by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Evangeline, the heroine of Longfellow's epic poem, is an Acadian young woman deported by the English. Though she is a fictional character she has become an internationally know symbol of the plight of the Acadians.
Mi'Kmag Anthology
by Lesley Choyce & Rita Joe (Editors)
A collection of works by the native Mi'kmaq authors of Atlantic Canada, including short stories, poetry and personal essays.
Atlantic Canada: A Concise History
by Margaret R. Conrad, James K. Hiller
A History of Atlantic Canada with a concise history of the four Atlantic provinces: Newfoundland and Labrador, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island. It includes biographical sketches, primary documents, focus boxes, and timelines, all which provide more detail on the important themes of the narrative.
Someone Knows My Name (Book of Negroes)
by Lawrence Hill
A historical novel telling the story of a young girl who is kidnapped from Africa and sold into slavery in South Carolina. After escaping during the Revolutionary War, she makes her way to Manhattan and later to the Canadian Maritimes where she becomes a “Black Loyalist.” This novel was published in Canada as The Book of Negroes and is the basis for the award-winning BET miniseries of the same name.
The Language Of This Land, Mi'kma'ki
by Trudy Sable & Bernice Francis
An exploration of Mi'kmaw world view as expressed in language, legends, song and dance.
The Last Billion Years: A Geological History of the Maritime Provinces of Canada
by Atlantic Geoscience Society
A geological history of the rocks and fossils of the Maritime Provinces of Canada (New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and PEI) over the last billion years. The book includes full colour illustrations, over 150 photographs, and crisp explanatory diagrams and sketches.
Birding In New Brunswick
by Roger Burrows (author), Merv J. Cormier (Photographer)
A birder’s field guide with more than 200 coloured photographs, organized by geographic area with a comprehensive seasonal catalog of species at each hotspot. Uniquely situated on the migratory path from Greenland and the Canadian North to South America, New Brunswick has a wide range of habitats that attracts birds and birders alike.
To Live and Die in Scoudouc
by Herménégilde Chiasson (Author), Jo-Anne Elder (Translator)
Herménégilde Chiasson is considered to be the father of Acadian modernism, and Mourir à Scoudouc is widely regarded as one of the foundational works of modern Acadian literature.
History of New Brunswick
by Peter Fisher, William Shives Fisher
Originally published in the 1820s by the New Brunswick Historical Society, this work discusses the history of New Brunswick, with a focus on the land settled by the Loyalists in 1780s and the difficulties faced by these settlers. It includes an account of the first settlement of the province, with a brief description of the country, climate, inhabitants, government, geography and settlements.
La Sagouine
by Antonine Maillet (Author), Wayne Grady (Translator)
An icon of Acadian literature, La Sagouine tells the story of a former cleaning women and prostitute, reminiscing about her life, her friends and neighbours, telling the story of Acadie through life in her village.
Barkskins
by Annie Prouxl
A historical novel telling the story of two young Frenchmen who immigrate to New France in the late seventeenth century. The lives of these two men follow two different paths, and the story continues to follow their descendants for over three hundred years.
An Intimate History of New Brunswick
by Stuart Truman
An informal and lively telling of the personalities and happenings that make New Brunswick unique.
Shipwrecks Off The East Coast: Harrowing Tales of Rescue and Disaster
by Carel Vivier
The story of nine ill-fated vessels are told in this exciting collection of ship wreck takes of the waters of the Atlantic region.
Trees & Shrubs of the Maritimes
by Todd Boland
A full colour field guide featuring over 230 species of trees and shrubs, including habitat and leaf type, in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island.
The Sea Captain's Wife
by Beth Powning
A historical novel of love and adventure on the high seas, featuring an unforgettable young heroine. Growing up in a seaside town on the Bay of Fundy, Azuba Bradstock dreams of sailing the open seas. When she and her daughter join her husband on his ship, Azuba must face the splendor and the terror of the open seas while fighting to save her family.





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