By Barbara Radcliffe Rogers
The provinces of latest Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland & Labrador provide lots of type, from rugged coastal slopes and breathtaking land- and seascapes to stylish towns and ancient cities. observe all yr around adventures at the Fundy Coast, Acadian Peninsula, Gros Morne, the Viking path and the St John River. every one booklet within the 'Adventure advisor' sequence deals the perfect mixture of sensible trip details in addition to a wealth of actions, be it horse-riding, canoeing, mountaineering or biking. every one advisor bargains complete heritage details - heritage, tradition, geography and weather - to offer the reader sturdy wisdom in their vacation spot, its humans and their roots. nearby chapters take you on an introductory travel, preventing at museums, historical websites and native points of interest. Then come the adventures, water-skiing, rafting, snowboarding...Places to stick and consume, transportation, sensible issues, tourism contacts, precious web content and e mail addresses. each one consultant additionally includes particular neighborhood and city maps and have strolling and using excursions.
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St. Andrews is a center for water-based adventures, but it doesn’t have exclusive rights to Passamaquoddy Bay’s wet resources. Just getting from island to island is a waterborne adventure, and from the ferries you may see porpoises, whales and the continent’s largest whirlpool. Swimming You won’t have trouble finding a place to swim. In St. Andrews, Katy’s Cove has a bath house and snack bar at a beach in a bay protected from the cold Passamaquoddy tides; the Algonquin’s heated pool is open to the public for a small fee.
Three-day guided adventures with camping or country inn accommodations are arranged by Outdoor Adventure Company, % 506/755-6415 or 800/ 667-2010. Experienced guides will show you how, so even beginning kayakers can enjoy these trips. Rates begin at $300 per person. Full-day trips with lodging and three meals are $139. Their three-hour guided kayak or canoe trips, with instruction and lunch, are $45 per person; children under eight ride free. Adventures n 35 Guests at Loon Bay Lodge in St. Stephen, % 506/466-1240 or 888/LOONBAY, have use of the lodge’s canoes for outings on the St.
George earned its nickname of Granite Town from the red granite taken from the quarries you will pass. Covered bridges and tales from the area’s logging days add to the interest. Two-hour cruises cost $18 for adults, $10 for children. For cruises that are primarily concerned with spotting whales, seals or birds, see below and Wildlife-Watching, page 48. For boats leaving from Grand Manan, see page 41. Whale-Watching For a more daring Day Adventure, take a two-hour trip out on a Zodiac Hurricane boat with Fundy Tide Runners Whale Watching and Nature Tours in St.