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A breath of fresh air: Outdoor activities in the Acadian Peninsula.
Discover the natural beauty of the Village historique acadien (VHA) during winter! The VHA is proud to welcome, free of charge, walkers and runners on its historical site during fall, winter and spring or during closing season of VHA (except April and May). Dogs are allowed but always on a leash.
Outdoor activities for the whole family all year round and located in the heart of downtown Caraquet! 10 km of mountain bike trails to IMBA Canada standards, Mountain bike rental and Fat Bike, Footpaths and Running, Cross country skiing, Snowshoeing, Skating.
The Véloroute is more than 540 km, including 88 km of paved cycle path, which allow you to discover towns and villages through the picturesque landscapes of the Acadian Peninsula.
Come and enjoy nature at its best by kayak or bike!
This landmark site is the perfect spot for a hike on the trails, or take the stairs to a platform to get a nice view of the ocean down the shore.
Discover a place of unspoiled beauty, where the lushness of the plants and trees is left untouched. A place where wildlife is nurtured and protected, where you can roam the trails and experience the wonders of nature. Start at the Interpretation Centre, observation tower, the footbridge and the boardwalk, which stretches out across an estuary and into the forest. Stop at the lookout along the way and use the telescope to do a little bird watching. The trail you’re following crosses an arboretum where you’ll see about 30 species native to the area. The nature trail wanders through the forest, a place so peaceful it’s easy to feel like you’re all alone on the planet.
Witness the birth of New Brunswick’s Acadie by travelling through 200 years of history! The Acadian Historical Village is a tourism complex built around a 2.2 km circuit bordered with historical buildings, all inhabited by fully bilingual (French and English) interpretive guides who portray the daily lives of the Acadian people from 1770 to 1949.
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. A day park only, it is located on a small island that can be reached by a bridge. In the area, you will discover more than 250 species of local and migratory birds. From the observation tower, you will be able to see the great blue heron and many other species.
Winner of the 2011 Phoenix prize and described as “one of the most beautiful places on Earth” by the American Travel Writers Association, The Miscou Island Lighthouse is the only National historical site in the Acadian Peninsula and is a definite “Must See”. This lighthouse stands guard over the wild beauty of Miscou Island and guided tours of this magnificent structure are available 7 days a week all summer long. Explore the windswept, sandy beaches while watching for birds and other forms of wildlife or enjoy many boardwalks on the natural peat bogs.
See Website for reservation.
The Pokemouche Golf Club is a paradise for golfers. Its original name MicMac means the sanctuary of birds. This beautiful 18-hole, semi-wooded golf course is located along the Pokemouche River in the heart of the Acadian Peninsula.
Live the life of a Lobster Fisher with Captain Claude. Step on board a traditional fishing boat to learn the secrets of the trade. Your hard work is rewarded with a shoreside lobster feast!
Reservation, maximum of 4 people per excursion of 3 hours: Adults: $ 80 + tx, Children/Juniors (17 years old and under): $ 60 + tx, Family of 4 (2 adults/2 children): $ 250 + tax, Custom package on request.
Experience a captivating adventure aboard the ALOHA I for a 3-hour sailing trip in the beautiful Acadian Peninsula. Don’t miss the boat and let yourself be rocked by the waves and the wind!
Reservations, $ 80 / person, output about 4 hours, children under 12 years = $ 20, ages 12 to 18 = $ 40.
Guide service for fishing striped bass on the seafront (surfcasting) in the region of Shippagan, Lamèque and Miscou Islands.
Ce sport consiste à se faire tirer par un gros cerf-volant sur l'eau avec une planche de style Wake. Personne-ressource et propriétaire, René Jobin, pour une aventure passionnante !