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.
Enjoy and evening at the Lake with a paddle for 2 in a Canoe or Tandem kayak for 1 hour followed by a shared plate of "Lily's Famous Nachos" Only $50.00 per couple! **Call or email to reserve**