Suggested itineraries for groups

New Brunswick Botanical Garden

Length of the visit: approximately 1.5 to 2 hours

Open : May 1 to September 30.

Directions : Route 2 (TransCanada Highway), Exit 8

The garden and its mosaïcultures (3D flower scutpures): spread across an area of 7 hectares, it is both a haven of peace and relaxation and a center to study nature with all its beautiful colors. The rose garden, the rhododendrons, the luxuriant annuals and the perennials offer a symphony of a thousand colors with an ecstasy of innumerable perfumes. You will be seduced as you stroll through the arboretum and alongside the flowered stream. Finally, keep your eyes open for the mosaïcultures that enhance the decor of the Garden.

Butterflies of the World: you will have the opportunity to admire hundreds of butterflies fly freely in a tropical decor. You might even see a pupa expand right in front of your eyes!

Other: you will be able to admire more expositions that changes every year. You never know what to expect at the New Brunswick Botanical Garden!

Tel: (506) 737-4444

Email: jardin@nb.aibn.com

www.jardinnbgarden.com

 

Antique automobile museum

Length of the visit : approximately 1 hour

Open : mid June to mid September

Directions : Route 2 (TransCanada Highway), Exit 8 (Next to the New Brunswick Botanical Garden)

The museum showcases a collection of classic cars and other equipment related to the transportation history. The collection, 250 objects, consists of various models, including a REO 1905, a Ford Model 1916, a 1933 Rolls-Royce, a 1939 Nash and the famous Bricklin, a modern car which used to be made in New-Brunswick.

Tel : (506) 735-2637 or (506) 735-2525 (off season)

 

Railroad interpretation Centre – Edmundston

Length of the visit : approximately 1:30 hour

Open : All year

Directions : Route 2 (TransCanada Highway), Exit 18 or 16 (1091 Victoria Street)

Through its museum pieces, it will take you back to the good old days of railroading. By the same token, you can enjoy a tour of a miniature train layout of New Brunswick as perceived through the passionate eyes of model railroaders.

Tel : (506) 739-9644

Email : jefstyle@nb.aibn.com

www.dureelauminiature.com

 

Canoe on the rivière Verte

Le Canotier (Canoe Tours)

Here is a suggestion of a guided canoe tour:

  • Approximately 5 hours of canoe with a tour guide.
  • Light lunch and a drink on the bank.
  • All the necessary and security equipment.
  • No experience needed.
  • $60/person.
  • There is also a shorter distance option without the tour guide. (Less expensive)

Tel : (506) 263-2201

www.lecanotier.net