Walking Beach Tours

Guided Beach tours are offered Thursday through Sunday during the summer season. Times are dependent on the tides. Please arrive at the Fundy Geological Museum 15 minutes prior to tour start time. Sturdy footwear is required as the terrain is a rocky beach. Please bring water, sunscreen, and dress appropriately for the weather. Participants are responsible for their own travel to and from the museum to beach sites.

Wa’so’q (Partridge Island) - Bubbling Tides

Location: Wa’so’q (Partridge Island)

Join in a guided tour from the Fundy Geological Museum to Partridge Island to learn the early history of Parrsboro and the historic Ottawa House By-The-Sea Museum, and of the Mi’kmaq legends. Also discover the local geology while collecting minerals. A great family activity.

If you are lucky you might witness the boiling tide and learn the legend of “Glooscap’s Grandmother’s cooking pot!”

Cost: $15 per person (taxes not included). Children under 12 Free (must be accompanied by an adult)

Tour Duration: 1.5 hrs
Driving Distance : 4 km
Hiking Distance: 1 km
 

West Bay - Fossil Footprints

Location: West Bay

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 person (taxes not included.) Children under 12 Free (must be accompanied by an adult)

Tour Duration: 1.5 hrs
Driving Distance : 4 km
Hiking Distance: 2.6 km

Wasson Bluff – Canada’s Oldest Dinosaurs

Location: Wasson Bluff

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 cliffs 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 (taxes not included.) Children under 12 Free (must be accompanied by an adult)

Tour Duration: 2.5 hrs
Driving Distance: 9 km
Hiking Distance: 2 km