20714
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
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7 days
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7 days
6 nights
14 meals
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DAY
1
Check-in, Registration, Orientation, Welcome Dinner
St Martins, NB
D
Tidal Watch Inn

Afternoon: From 3pm onwards, welcome and registration at the Inn

Dinner: Welcome dinner

Evening: Orientation & Introductions

DAY
2
British Loyalists & Shipbuilders
St Martins, NB
B,L,D
Tidal Watch Inn

Breakfast: Includes cold buffet & hot entree each day

Morning: At the Quaco Museum in St. Martins learn about legacy of British Loyalists and Shipbuilders and how more than 500 sailing ships were built launched on the giant tides of the Bay of Fundy.

Lunch: Lunch at the Inn

Afternoon: During a walk along a tidal beach and later in the classroom learn the science of the highest tides in the world, how they have shaped the coastline and the life of people around the Bay over the centuries.

Dinner: Full service candlelight dinner

Evening: The evening concert highlights the Celtic influences of the early settlers.

DAY
3
Acadian Museum, Bouctouche & Le Pays de la Sagouine
Bouctouche
B,L,D
Auberge Bouctouche

Breakfast: At the inn, includes cold buffet & hot entree

Morning: Enroute to Bouctouchel stop in Moncton at the Acadian Museum on the campus of University of Moncton. Guided exploration of the world's oldest Acadian Museum, founded in 1886.

Lunch: Arrive in Bouctouche at Le Pays de la Sagouine. Enjoy a hearty Acadian lunch at the Village.

Afternoon: Experience the French joie de vivre in music, food, comedy, theatre and dance at the Acadian Village, Le Pays de la Sagouine. Created from the imagination of internationally renowned Acadian novelist, playwright and author Antonine Maillet, Le Pays is the island where the Acadians celebrate.

Dinner: Enjoy a fresh seafood dinner and more Acadian fare in the town of Bouctouche.

DAY
4
Beauty of the Bouctouche Coast & Sand Dunes
Bouctouche
B,L
Auberge Bouctouche

Breakfast: Continental breakfast buffet at Auberge Boutouche

Morning: Experience the beauty of the Bouctouche sand dunes, the few remaining sand dunes on the northeastern coastline of North America. Led by the park's naturalist guide explore the dunes wilderness along a boardwalk from which this unique ecosystem can be viewed.

Lunch: Enjoy a picnic lunch overlooking Bouctouche Bay.

Afternoon: Continued exploration of Bouctouche Dunes and then a stop at La Ferme Maury (Les Vins de l'Acadie) to learn about New Brunswick's first co-operative cottage winery. Sample an enticing selection of natural fruit wines. Finish the day at local heritage site and Acadian Museum.

Dinner: Dinner on your own at one of Shediac's or Bouctouche's fine restaurants.

DAY
5
Hopewell Rocks & Fundy National Park
St Martins, NB
B,D
Tidal Watch Inn

Activity note: If tides allow, walk the ocean floor around the flower pot rocks.

Breakfast: Continental breakfast buffet at Auberge Boutouche

Morning: Depart the eastern shores of New Brunswick traveling back to the Bay of Fundy to arrive at Hopewell Rocks. Walk the ocean floor, tides permitting, to explore the distinctive sandstone formations topped with trees carved from sea cliffs.

Lunch: Lunch on your own at the Hopewell Rocks Restaurant overlooking the Bay.

Afternoon: Continued exploration at Hopewell Cape. Depart in afternoon to travel through Fundy National Park to St. Martins.

Dinner: Full service dinner at Tidal Watch Inn

DAY
6
Village of St. Martins Sea Caves & Tidal Harbour
St Martins, NB
B,D
Tidal Watch Inn

Breakfast: Cold breakfast buffet and hot entree each morning.

Morning: Experience the Bay of Fundy Tides once again in a walk through the Village of St. Martins, past the tidal harbour where boats sit in the mud at low tide. Walk the ocean floor once again out to sea caves carved by waves and tides into red sea cliffs.

Lunch: Lunch on your own at one of the beach restaurants overlooking the caves.

Afternoon: Continued exploration of the sea caves and cliffs on the Bay of Fundy

Dinner: Full service farewell dinner at the Tidal Watch Inn.

DAY
7
Departures after Breakfast
St Martins, NB
B

Breakfast: Departures after Breakfast