What to do in Bay of Fundy
Bay of Fundy: Canada’s Seaside Beauty
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The Bay of Fundy, which lies on the southern coast of New Brunswick in Canada, attracts thousands of visitors with its breathtaking ocean bay, beautiful coastal towns, and gourmet restaurants that serve delicious seafood. Meanwhile, the place also offers fun activities for tourists like kayaking, rappelling, and whale-watching.
The Bay of Fundy, located on the southern coast of New Brunswick in Canada, is a popular tourist destination that attracts local and foreign visitors with its quaint coastal towns, gourmet restaurants that offer mouth-watering seafood dishes, and breathtaking sceneries.
For tourists looking for a romantic getaway, this 170-mile ocean bay is probably the most ideal destination in the world as it manages to maintain its natural beauty while providing fun activities for visitors.
Things to do in Bay of Fundy
- Visit the Sackville Waterfowl Park where different bird species frolic to feed and breed on its marshes and cliffs formed by powerful waves.
- Stay at Fairmont Algonquin which is a historic and luxurious resort that provides breathtaking view of the ocean.
- Have a quiet walk along its 170-mile shore amid a spectacular view.
- Visit theaters which show English and French movies.
- Play golf in one of the 17 courses in St. Stephen and Aulac (along the Fundy Coastal Drive).
- Enjoy an exciting water activity like sea kayaking and rappelling in Cape Enrage.
- A visit to Bay Fundy will not be complete without visiting some restaurants that offer mouthwatering seafood dishes such as lobsters, crabs, shrimps, and all sorts of fish.
- During low tide, explore the ocean floor and find some semi-precious stones and fossils.
- Enjoy a three-hour ferry ride that brings tourists across the Bay Fundy.
- Visit Carleton Martello Tower which is a historical landmark that dates back during the 1800s. This tower also provides a great view of St. John Harbor.
- Whale-watching should not be missed especially when the coastal town is home for 12 species of this marine mammal, including the highly-endangered North Atlantic Right Whale.
- See the phenomenon called the tidal bore which occurs when a tide creates huge waves which crash against the river current.
- Visit the provincial park Hopewell Rocks where tourists are allowed to walk on the ocean floor during low tide. Ideally, people should schedule their visit to this park one to three hours before the lowest tide.
- Meanwhile, for tourists who want to explore the inland city of Bay of Fundy can go to Moncton which is the largest metropolitan city in New Brunswick. The place has several amusement and water theme parks, museums, and parks for tourists especially those traveling with children.