Western Fundy Shore attractions

Island in St Andrews By-The-Sea

Ministers Island

This picturesque tidal island was once used as a retreat by William Cornelius Van Horne, builder of the Canadian Pacific Railway and one of Canada's wealthiest men. As well as touring the island on foot along 20km o…
Museum in St Stephen

Chocolate Museum & Shop

The Ganong family has been making chocolate since 1873, sending its products across Canada and the world. Longstanding treats include the once 5¢ Pal-o-Mine (a fudge and peanut bar) and 'chicken bones' (cinnamon-fla…
Aquarium in St Andrews By-The-Sea

Fundy Discovery Aquarium

Linked to a nonprofit research center, this impressive aquatic center has a 20,000-sq-ft aquarium containing most specimens found in Bay of Fundy waters. In addition to the exhibits, try to see the seal, seahorse an…
Historic Building in St Andrews By-The-Sea

Ross Memorial Museum

Hark back to a time when beds were so high, you needed an ornate step stool to climb in. This 1820s home was bought by the wealthy Ross couple who traveled the world and filled their eclectic home with souvenirs. Fi…
Park in Western Fundy Shore

New River Provincial Park

Just off Hwy 1, about 35km west of Saint John on the way to St Stephen, this large park has one of the best beaches along the Fundy shore, a wide stretch of sand bordered on one side by the rugged coastline of Barna…
Gardens in St Andrews By-The-Sea

Kingsbrae Garden

Extensive, multihued Kingsbrae Garden is considered one of the most beautiful horticultural displays in Canada. Check out the wollemi pine, one of the world's oldest and rarest trees, and the functioning Dutch windm…
Historic Building in St Andrews By-The-Sea

St Andrews Blockhouse

Built in 1812 by town folk anticipating an attack by the USA, this wooden blockhouse was manned by local militia. Restored and set up to look like 1812 inside, it is one of the few surviving blockhouses in Canada. A…
Historic Building in St Andrews By-The-Sea

Sheriff Andrews House

Built for Elisha Andrews, one of the first high sherrifs in the county, this 1820 neoclassical house has been restored to his middle-class home in the 1800s. Informative costumed guides serve tea and cookies in the …
Museum in St Andrews By-The-Sea

Wild Salmon Nature Centre

This handsome lodge resembles a salmon camp used a century ago. It has displays devoted to the life and trials of the endangered wild Atlantic salmon, once so plentiful in provincial rivers and bays. Tours are avail…