Get back to nature

Home to The Anchorage Provincial Park, Herring Cove Provincial Park, New River Beach Provincial Park, and Roosevelt Campobello International Park, there is no shortage of ways to enjoy the great outdoors here. If you love the ocean, an island-hopping adventure through the gorgeous Fundy Isles is a must. While you’re exploring, keep an eye out because you never know when our famous whales might just breach up out of the waves in a breathtaking display.

Leisure & Recreation

Whether you’re exploring the historic Saint John City Market or strolling through the stunning Kingsbrae Garden, boredom is not on the agenda here. Love food and wine? Take in the Indulge Festival that happens in Saint Andrews by-the-Sea every fall or stop by Ganong, Canada’s oldest candy company, in St. Stephen. If bucket-list-worthy adventures are more your style, hop into a hot air balloon and see the region from the sky at the Atlantic Balloon Fiesta in Sussex. And those are just a small sampling of what’s waiting for you here!

Arts & Culture

When it comes to vibrant arts and culture, this region is a standout. The Saint John Arts Centre, the Imperial Theatre, and the New Brunswick Museum are just a few of the places where you’ll find interesting shows and exhibits, and for bigger shows and sporting events, you can head to TD Station to cheer and applaud. Beyond the city, you’ll find arts centres and museums scattered throughout the region as well as one-of-a-kind festivals and events you won’t want to miss.


Whether you’re an athlete or just an avid fan, this corner of the province has a lot for recreational sport lovers to cheer about. Take advantage of the region’s many multi-use fields and sport facilities, tee up on the signature Algonquin golf course, hike or bike scenic trails, go swimming at the Canada Games Aquatic Centre, or hit the slopes at Poley Mountain. Whatever you love doing, there are lot of ways to stay active all year long.

Food and Drink

If this region had a middle name, it might just be “Delicious”. Here, you’ll find everything from 5-star restaurants, funky cafés, welcoming whisky bars, friendly gastropubs, and food and wine festivals that are sure to delight. With the Bay of Fundy right here, you’ll also have the freshest seafood you’ve ever tasted. With so much variety, you’ll have a mouthwatering time nibbling and sipping your way through the best the region has to offer.


Home to the oldest incorporated city in Canada, Saint John, as well as smaller town and villages, you’re sure to find a community that fits your style. Towns like Saint Andrews by-the-Sea and Sussex have main streets straight from a storybook, while the Fundy Isles have close-knit communities where you’re sure to know your neighbour’s name. So, whether you prefer the city or the country, rolling hills or sweeping coastlines, you’ll find it all here.

History & Science

From the regions first inhabitants, the Mi’kmaq and Maliseet, to the 14,000 Loyalists who arrived after the American Revolution that led to Saint John becoming Canada’s first incorporated city in 1785, this region boasts a lot of rich history. For science buffs, you’ll want to check out the Reversing Falls Rapids, where the tides of the Bay of Fundy actually force the water at the mouth of the Saint John River to reverse its flow, or learn about the Bay of Fundy’s marine animals at the Fundy Discovery Centre, just to name a few must-do stops.

Settlement Services for
Saint John and the Fundy Shore