New Brunswick
New Brunswick's Two Cultures, Two Sea Shores
Find out how New Brunswick combines high tides with high culture as you visit the Bay of Fundy, savor Maritime cuisine, explore historic towns and learn the story of this unique region.
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Program No. 20714RJ
7 days
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At a Glance

Based in the seaside village of St. Martins on the Bay of Fundy, explore how two beautiful coastal areas of New Brunswick were settled by very different peoples — Acadians on the north shore and British Loyalists on the south. Witness the dramatic Bay of Fundy tides, walking with a naturalist on the ocean floor out to sea caves. Spend two nights in the French town of Bouctouche, where history comes alive with vibrant music, food, theater and dance. Return to the Bay of Fundy and St. Martins to learn how British Loyalists built more than 500 great wooden sailing ships and launched them worldwide.
Activity Level
On Your Feet
Walking up to 1.5 miles, uneven terrain on ocean floor.
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 ...

  • Enjoy specially prepared meals drawn from Acadian and British Loyalist culinary traditions.
  • In St. Martins, stay at a historic inn just 150 feet from the high-tide line.
  • Learn about the human and natural history of New Brunswick's two seashores.

General Notes

Price includes airport transfers from/to St John.
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Nancy Sears
For the past 25 years, Nancy Sears has owned and operated an educational travel company that offers excursions throughout Canada, New England and even Costa Rica. Even though she owns the business, Nancy is still passionate about getting her hands dirty and leading educational explorations herself. As a naturalist and local expert, she boasts extensive knowledge on ecology, geology, and local Loyalist and Acadian history.
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