Walking about 1 mile through Saint John's historic sites on mostly even surface at the waterfront except for one hill of approximately 2 city blocks. The Amazing Race will be a series of activities involving water sports and hiking. Comfortable shoes and active wear strongly encouraged.
At the hotel, we will have a plated meal, with tea and coffee. Water included.
We will travel by foot a few blocks to the New Brunswick Museum, Canada’s oldest museum, housing an array of diverse collections and exhibits. From expert interpreters, we will learn about the rich human and natural history of Saint John and area, including the Bay of Fundy tides and how this unique ecosystem has been designated as North America's first International Geopark. We will also learn how hundreds of tall ships were built and launched from these shores to sail the world and make this one of the wealthiest communities in the British Empire. Shipping continues to connect this small city to the entire world.
At the museum, we will enjoy a buffet meal.
We will explore Saint John's beautiful waterfront to learn how 14,000 Loyalists landed in this harbor from the United States to establish Canada's oldest incorporated city. We’ll continue walking through the historic district to explore Saint John's vibrant City Market. We will then travel to Rockwood Park by minibus to a large urban park encompassing trails and beautiful lakes. We will take part in the Amazing Race, an outdoor learning and team building exercise that incorporates hiking and water sports, which will be assigned.
At Rockwood Park by the lake, we will have a plated dinner with tea, coffee, water. Additional beverages available for purchase.