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, as tours are implemeted into the calendar they'll be visible on the calendar. If you're interested in one of the tours that isn't on the calendar, give us a call (506) 672-0770 or send us an email (firstname.lastname@example.org) and we'll do our best to make it happen for you!
Not to be overlooked, Saint John is a great city for a walking tour. If cycling and kayaking aren't for you, you're looking for something a bit more casual, or something guided and wintery, we offer multiple tours of the city's historic downtown, highlighting our deep Irish history, stunning Architecture, and a geologic story dating back billions of years.
Looking to get out of the city for a walk in the park? Saint John boasts one of the largest urban parks in Canada, the opportunities for nature hikes are seemingly endless.
Snow season got you down? Why not look into one of our Rockwood walking tours as a Snow Shoe! Explore the park in a different light with an evening snowshoe tour by starlight and headlamp capped off with beach bonfire and a hot chocolate.
In 1877 Saint John was devastated by fire with virtually the whole city leveled. But reconstruction started almost immediately and the result is that now Saint John is blessed with some very beautiful structures.
In this tour we will explore the uptown of Saint John, noting the interesting features of the buildings along the way and how they played into Saint John's long and very interesting history.
We will see grotesques carved into a building spitting coins, carvings in another building of faces that infuriated the mayor of the day, Benedict Arnold's home among others.
Three Sisters Light is located on a high point of land near the end of Prince William St., in the south end of Saint John.
It is the starting point for both our Irish Roots and History through Architecture walking tours.
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.
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.
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 workings 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 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.
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