A popular 6 night coastal self driving itinerary offering the chance to experience the best of the Bay of fundy. Experience natural wonders of walking on the ocean floor, historic communitities, National Parks, Quaint fishing villages, rugged coastline, charming Inns and vibrant culture.
Document Kit Includes: Travel Wallet, Full Itinerary, Vouchers, Driving Directions, Maps & Supporting Literature
6 Nights Accommodation
Intermediate Car Rental for Duration (Unlimited kms, CDW Insurance, Airport Fees, Additional Driver Fee & Taxes)
St. Andrews Nature Cruise
All Meals (unless stated)
National Park Entrance Fees
Car Rental Extras (Gas, PAC Top up Insurance, GPS and taxes on extras)
Car Parking Fees
Harmonized Sales Tax at 15%
Any additional items not stated
Day 1 – Moncton
Arrive Moncton – a major urban centre where English and French Acadian culture blend harmoniously to create a unique community. Home to two unusual natural phenomena; the Tidal Bore on the Petitcodiac River and the famous Magnetic Hill. Overnight Moncton.
Day 2 – Moncton/Fundy National Park
Depart Moncton along the dramatic Fundy Coastal drive via Hopewell Cape; be sure to visit Hopewell Rocks Provincial Park – home of Hopewell Rocks. Visit the excellent interpretive centre on site before exploring this natural phenomenon. Twice each day the highest tides in the world — up to 46ft/14m — flood the beach, and twice each day you can explore the floor of the Bay of Fundy at low tide! Created over thousands of years by the Bay of Fundy’s awesome tidal forces, the Flowerpot Rocks are a natural wonder not to be missed Continue to Fundy National Park which has 206km.sq of steep coastal cliffs, forest clad hills, deep rich valleys and clear rolling meadows. Overnight Fundy National Park.
Day 3 – Fundy National Park
Day at leisure to explore this magnificent park. The park is renowned for its hiking trails, with over 104kms of trails to choose from, ranging from easy ½km loops to a demanding 50km circuit around the park. The park is a haven for bird watchers, golfers, cyclists, canoeists and naturalists. Other sightseeing suggestions include visiting Cape Enrage Lighthouse and Mary’s Point Bird Sanctuary located nearby. Overnight Fundy National Park.
Day 4 – Fundy National Park/Saint John
Depart Fundy National Park and continue along the Fundy Coastal Drive to Saint John, via St. Martins – a scenic fishing village with a famous shipbuilding heritage. Saint John is New Brunswick’s largest city and is steeped in history with lots to see and do. Places to visit include Carleton Martello Tower National Historic Site, the old city market, Loyalist House, the New Brunswick Museum and probably the most famous – the Reversing Falls. Overnight Saint John.
Day 5 – Saint John/St. Andrews
Morning at leisure to explore the area further. From bustling downtown streets to natural wonders along the Bay of Fundy, Saint John is your centre for adventure! A bustling and historic port City waiting to be explored. Suggestions include: Take an invigorating walking tour of the oldest incorporated city in Canada, shop at the historic Saint John City Market or perhaps witness the power of the Reversing Rapids, where the highest tides in the world reverse the flow of the mighty St. John River. Also Journey through 350 million years of natural history at the New Brunswick Museum or perhaps visit the amazing Bay of Fundy ecosystem at the Irving Nature Park. In the afternoon, you will depart Saint John and drive along the scenic Fundy Coastal Drive to one of Canada’s most beautiful seaside resorts – St. Andrews. Overnight St. Andrews.
Day 6 – St. Andrews
Enjoy a nature cruise departing from St. Andrews, cruise through the narrow island passages of the Deer Island Archipelago en route to the open Bay of Fundy. In season, expect see whales, porpoises, seals, seabirds and bald eagles. Spend the remainder of the day discovering more about the area, visit the Huntsman Marine Science Aquarium, take in a round of golf or for the more adventurous why not try horseback riding, sea kayaking or scuba diving nearby. Overnight St. Andrews.
Day 7 – St. Andrews
Depart St. Andrews for your onward journey.