Beach Tours

Various facilitated beach tours are offered most Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays

 

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Bubbling Tides

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. Children under 12 Free (must be accompanied by an adult)

Duration: 1.5 hrs

 

Fossil Footprint Tour

East 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. Children under 12 Free (must be accompanied by an adult)

Duration: 1.5 hrs

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.

 

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. Children under 12 Free (must be accompanied by an adult)

Duration: 2 hrs

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

Bring water and sunscreen and, also, dress for weather conditions as it is usually cooler along the coast.