Beach Tours

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 person which includes admission to the Ottawa House. Children under 12 free (but must be accompanied by an adult)

Duration: 1.5 hr

Dates for upcoming season will be released by January 2019

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.

DISTANCE: Approximately 1 km

 

Fossil Footprint Tour

Join the hunt for 300 million year old fossil footprints! On this tour you and your guide will search for the small 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

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. Bring water and sunscreen

Dates 2018

Sept  14,15,16,29,30

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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 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.

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

$25 PER PERSON Children 12 and under free.

Dates 2018

September 18, 19

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.

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