Outdoor Activities and Tours

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Outdoor Activities and Tours

Whale-watching, sea kayaking, bird-watching, scuba diving, garden touring, river cruising, golfing, and fishing are just a few of New Brunswick's alluring experiences. Tourism New Brunswick, as well as several other provincial and commercial companies, has details and can provide information on day adventures, scenic driving routes, and accommodations.

Bicycling, in particular is a favorite way to tour New Brunswick. Two favorite biking areas in the province are the 33 km (20 mi) of country roads on Grand Manan Island (you can rent bikes from Adventure High; see the Grand Manan listings) and the Quoddy Loop, which goes around Passamaquoddy Bay and the western mouth of the Bay of Fundy.

Baymount Outdoor Adventures operates bicycle tours for large groups along the Fundy shore near Hopewell Cape. B&Bs frequently have bicycles for rent, and Tourism New Brunswick has listings and free cycling maps.

Contacts

Adventure High. Experienced guides lead kayaking tours in the Bay of Fundy, and packages that include a lobster dinner on the beach, cabin rentals, kayaking, and yoga, are also offered. You can rent bikes here too. 83 Rte. 776, Grand Manan, NB, E5G 1A2. 800/732–5492 or 506/662–3563. www.adventurehigh.com.

Baymount Outdoor Adventures. This outfitter leads sea kayaking tours at Hopwell Rocks, and caving, hiking, and mountain-biking tours in the Bay of Fundy biosphere reserve. 506/734–2660 or 877/601–2660. www.baymountadventures.com.

Golf New Brunswick. A resource for more than 20 golf courses in the province, all with carts and clubs to rent. 877/833–4662. www.golfnb.com.

New Brunswick Trails Council (506/459–1931 or 800/526–7070. www.sentiernbtrail.com.)

Quoddy Loop Tourism (www.quoddyloop.com.)

Tourism New Brunswick (800/561–0123. www.tourismnewbrunswick.ca.)

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