ACADIAN PENINSULANEW BRUNSWICK - GRANDE-ANSE ROCHER TO NÉGUAC
PETIT ROCHER TO NÉGUAC
Founding Cultures Museum (Grande-Anse)
During the colonization era, many Europeans decided to seek a better life on the new continent. From the natives who first lived of these lands, to the French, British, Irish and Scottish who came after, discover how Acadia shines in charming coastal villages like Grande-Anse.
184 Acadie Street
Grande-Anse Lighthouse (Grande-Anse)
A colourful Acadian lighthouse at the gateway of the Acadian Peninsula.
404 Acadie Street
Grande-Anse Beach (Grande-Anse)
Sandy beach nestled between rock formations carved by marine erosion with breathtaking views of the Chaleur Bay. Changing rooms, washrooms, outdoor showers, parking lot, canteen and picnic area. Playground and access ramp.
Fils du Roy Distillery (Petit-Paquetville)
First distillery in Acadie, the Fils du Roy Distillery opened in September 2012. Born from a true passion for spirits tasting, this family project has become a full-fledged company aiming to offer high-quality spirits at an affordable price, as well as unique craft beers.
599 Principal Road
New Brunswick Aquarium and Marine Centre (Shippagan)
The largest public aquarium in the Atlantic provinces, see all the wonders of marine life of the Gulf of St. Lawrence which includes the largest collection of colored lobsters in the world and more than 100 species of fish and invertebrates.
100 De l'Aquarium Street
Ecological Park of the Acadian Peninsula (Lamèque)
Interpretation Centre where screens with animation explain the fragile nature of the ecosystems found in the Acadian Peninsula. Roam the 3km of trails with an interpretive guide with stops at an observation tower, a footbridge, and a 500m boardwalk, which stretches across an estuary and into the forest.
65 Du Ruisseau Street
Miscou Island Lighthouse (Miscou Island)
This structure was built in 1856 at the very tip of the northeastern part of the province, located on Chaleur Bay. The original wooden, octagonal tower is still in use, equipped with a third-order Fresnel lens. It is now possible for visitors to explore and climb to the top of this light and take in the incredible sweeping view.
13 300 Route 113
Village historique acadien (Bertrand)
An open-air museum that evokes the living conditions, ancestral customs and traditional trades of Acadians from 1770 to 1949. Interpreters help bring to life the history as they go about their chores in some 40 period buildings.
5 Du Pont Street Bertrand
New Brunswick E1W 0E1
Tracadie Historical Museum (Tracadie-Sheila)
This museum presents the history of leprosy in New Brunswick and the leprosariums of Sheldrake Island and Tracadie between 1844 and 1965. Learn about the beginnings of French health care in the Maritimes and the education work of the Religious Hospitallers of Saint-Joseph congregation.
399-222 Du Couvent Street
Île-aux-Foins Park (Neguac)
Tourist park that includes interpretation signs, a lighthouse, boardwalks, a picnic area, a beach, a bird-watching tower, trails, a playground, a floating wharf, a changing room and washrooms.