New Brunswick

Best of New Brunswick: Three Cultures, Three Shores

Embark on a journey through New Brunswick, Canada’s only bilingual province, to explore the rich blend of British, French Acadian and Aboriginal cultures across three sea shores.
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Program No. 23245RJ
10 days
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At a Glance

Observe and experience the melding of the human and natural history that shaped New Brunswick as you explore three sea shores: the phenomenal Bay of Fundy and its highest tides, the Straight of Northumberland and the Bay of Chaleur. Learn about the heritage of the Wabanaki Confederacy of First Nations People, the French Acadian residents and European colonists through historians and the stories of local families, and sample Aboriginal and Acadian meals prepared from local gardens and the sea. Experience the legislature and museums in Fredericton, New Brunswick’s beautiful Capital City on the Saint John River and familiarize yourself with the microcosm of New Brunswick as you discuss the issues, strengths and challenges of Canada's only bilingual province.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Walking up to one mile, sometimes on uneven terrain. Climbing stairs.
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 ...

  • Meet with research curators and interpreters in the fields of zoology, botany, geology and history at the New Brunswick Museum, and participate in research activities at the Huntsman Marine Center.
  • Walk the ocean floor across the intertidal zone with local naturalists and marine biologists.
  • Explore Beaubears Island, a National Historic site, where Acadians took refuge during the deportation of 1755, and experience French Acadian culture in the small communities along the shorelines of the Bay of Chaleur.

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