Local Favourites

8 Major Attractions

Kouchibouguac National Park

Pronunced “Coo-she-boo-gwack”, this provincial park is a true gem to New Brunswick. It’s trails run along the Acadian Coast and turn inward – providing an array of scenic excursions that run from fresh seascapes to lush forest canopies. 

Le Pays de la Sagouine

If you’re looking for a truly immersive and interactive opportunity to learn about Acadian heritage, look no further than to plan a visit to Le Pays de la Sagouine. Located in Bouctouche, the centre is a reproduction of a prohibition-era fishing village that seeks to educate visitors by staging activities and plays about the longstanding history of the Acadian people, and how they prevailed.

The Irving Eco-Centre: La Dune de Bouctouche

The Irving Eco-Centre, located along the Bouctouche Dune’s, is both an attraction for those looking to explore the coast and an important restoration project. The site works to restore and protect one of the few remaining sand dunes in the North-Eastern America. Take a stroll along the boardwalk but don’t forget your binoculars – this is a great place to go birdwatching!

Olivier Soapery

Dedicated to sharing their passion and knowledge of skincare, Olivier Soapery is an educational attraction for all! Inside the soapery, visitors will discover how their products are created: merging the use of natural ingredients and using time-honoured techniques, making for a unique approach to skincare.

Sackville Waterfowl Park

With 3 kilometres of trails, the Sackville Waterfowl Park is a scenic exploration of the well-known Sackville wetlands. It is home to an abundance of species and Environment Canada’s National Award for Environmental Achievement.

Parlee Beach

With a number of supervised activities such as volleyball, kayaking, and yoga – Parlee Beach is the perfect destination for those looking for the ultimate beach experience. 

Plage Aboiteau Beach

Located in the notorious fishing community of Cap-Pelé, Plage Aboiteau is a must for vacationers! The beach is known for its accessibility, cleanliness and for hosting the greatest sunset views after long summer days. Head to the micro-brewery afterwards to enjoy some locally-loved brews and enjoy the seaside views.

Fort-Beauséjour – Fort-Cumberland Historic Site

Located at the border between New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, Fort-Beauséjour-Fort-Cumberland is a historic site where the future of Acadie and North America was in limbo. An immersive, educational experience for those of all ages, a stop at the historic site will make for an engaging and fun day!