Walking tours are one of the best ways to get up close and personal with an area. We offer a variety of walking tour options that explore the natural beauty of Rockwood Park and the Architectural and cultural history of Canada's oldest incorporated city!
We're in the process of setting up our online booking calendar for our walking tours, until then, get in touch "old school" by giving us a call or sending an email to inquire about departures.
The fascinating Geology and history of Saint John, Canada’s Oldest Incorporated City, will unfold as you journey with your guide along the waterfront to the world famous Reversing Falls Rapids following Harbour Passage out and back. You will learn about the great fire of 1877, the war of 1812, the inner working of a year round port and the industries it supports. View wildlife and learn the tale of Gloosecap and the giant Beaver and witness where the collision of two ancient continents happened as you experience the natural phenomenon of the Highest Tides in the World & World Class Geological features!
Discover a city rich in Irish heritage and culture! Your 2 hour fully guided walking tour will allow you to step back in time and learn of the arrival of 30,000 Irish immigrants to Partridge Island escaping the Potato Famine; the site of the Protestant/Catholic Riots and the Orphan Asylum. Admire architecture including the first Catholic Church and other heritage buildings that were rebuilt after the Great Fire of 1877.
Maximize your sightseeing with lunch on your own at the City Market or visit to the New Brunswick Museum & Saint John Regional Library located in Market Square.
PLEASE NOTE: There are some hills to conquer on this 4 KM walking tour.
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Enjoy a guided "off the beaten path" hike with a local resident of Randolf Island! Discover the fauna & flora, river vistas, geology and local history. On this 1.5 - 2 hour hike you will visit a lighthouse , enjoy local folk lure and stories of early industries that made the "Wolastog" the life's blood that was significant in the settlement of Saint John as Canada's First Incorporate City.
Discover one billion years of history on a 90 minute interpretative walk and learn about the different geological wonders found in Rockwood Park. Visit a 500 million year old lava cliff, walk on a fault line, and see ancient marble as you leisurely walk the park with your trained guide.