Beach Tours

Bubbling Tides

1 pm

Partridge Island - Bubbling Tides

Join in a guided tour from the Fundy Geological Museum to Partridge Island Beach to learn the early history of Parrsboro and the historic Ottawa House Museum, some Mi’Kmaq legends, and learn some basic geology and collect minerals.  A great family activity.

If you are lucky you can see the boiling tide and learn the legend of “Glooscap Grandmother's cooking pot!”

Cost: $15 per. Children under 12 free (but must be accompanied by an adult)

Duration: 1.5 hr

May 30, July 5, 6, 20, 21  August 4, 5, 19, 20

 

Fossil Footprint Tour

11 am

Join the hunt for 300 million year old fossil footprints! On this tour you and your guide will search for the footprints of ancient amphibians. You may also find horseshoe crab trackways, wave ripples, and plant fossils. Are you ready to journey back to a time before dinosaurs?

Cost: $15 per. Children under 12 free (but must be accompanied by an adult)

Cancellation Policy:

When weather or other circumstances result in museum staff cancelling an event, full registration fees will be returned. Deposits will not be returned if participants cancel less than 7 days in advance.

PLEASE NOTE: Sturdy footwear is required. This is a rocky beach with moderate to challenging walking surfaces.

June 8,9, 22, 23 July 7, 8, 9 23, 24, 25 August 22, 23, 24

 

Wasson Bluff

1 pm – 3 pm meet at Museum at 12:45 pm

Join a museum curator for this special guided tour of the important dinosaur research site at Wasson Bluff.  Walk on the ocean floor and travel back in time while looking at the rocks in the cliff that were formed over 200 million years ago. The tour provides a special behind the scenes experience to dinosaur research that is ongoing right here in Nova Scotia’s Bay of Fundy.

Cost: $25 per person Children 12 and under free.

PLEASE NOTE: Sturdy footwear is required. This is a rocky beach with moderate to challenging walking surfaces.

Bring water and sunscreen, and dress for weather conditions; it is usually cooler along the coast.Wasson Bluff

July 10, 11, 12, 26, 27, 28, 29 August 9, 10, 25, 26, 27

 

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