Atlantic Canada: 5 ‘splashing-good’ summer activities
1. Adventure at sea level
Paddle Terra Nova’s craggy coastline alongside towering headlands, skirting sheltered coves and inlets, on the lookout for wildlife, whales and icebergs and the perfect place to camp amid the solitude beneath the stars.
2. Paddle a voyageur canoe to a bustling colony of grey seals
Set out on an ocean adventure. Encounter a colony of curious grey seals. Follow in the footsteps of Mi’kmaq First Nations and French fur traders. Welcome to Kouchibouguac’s unforgettable Voyageur Canoe experience.
3. Amazing sea life and sand dune discoveries
Follow an interpretive guide into Kouchibouguac’s shallow saltwater lagoons and wade through seawater on a fascinating, immersive sea-life discovery program. It’s summertime fun for families and the young-at-heart.
4. White-sand beaches and basking seals
Welcome to an Atlantic preserve of barrens, bogs, balsam fir and beaches. Seals frolic on offshore islands, hiking paths wander past wildflowers and quartzite sands sing with every step.
5. Snorkel with salmon for science
Join Parks Canada biologists as they track the populations of endangered inner Bay of Fundy Atlantic Salmon by conducting snorkel surveys. This unique, day-long expedition starts with a training session before participants get face-to-face with salmon in backcountry river pools.