Activities

The Miramichi Region is just the place to go if  you want to paddle board, hike, mountain bike, take in a game of golf or mini putt, canoe, kayak, fish, take a river boat cruise, watch drag races, take in a festival, or a character tour to learn about our cultural history.

Check out all we have to offer!

Over The Cove Zip-Line

Zip your way across New Brunswick’s longest zipline. You can find Over the Cove Zip Line at French Fort Cove (on the play ground side).  Weight restrictions 100-275lbs. Children under 100lbs must ride tandem with an adult, combined weights under 275lbs. Prices are $20 per adult and $15 per child   More Details

Escape Miramichi

Think you’re the next Harry Houdini? Prove it by successfully escaping from Alice’s Rabbit Hole. Or maybe you fancy yourself the next Sherlock Homes? Prove it, my dear Watson, by solving the Murder Mystery of the century! To make it even more challenging, you’ve got to do this in 60 minutes or less! Escape Miramichi, […]  More Details

July 16 is Canada Parks Day!

July 16 is Canada Parks Day! Canada’s parks play important roles in maintaining vital eco systems, protecting critical habitat, preserving heritage and contributing to human wellness. Here in Atlantic Canada’s Great Outdoors we have many parks for you to explore on July 16. Beaubears Island will be celebrating Canada Parks Day this year with a […]  More Details

Gallan’s Miramichi River Tubing

Float your way through Atlantic Canada’s Great Outdoors this summer with Gallan’s Miramichi River Tubing. From the comfort of your inner tube laze along the river or brave the rapids enjoying the scenery of the Mighty Miramichi the whole way! -Easy free shuttle service to launch point from parking area -Free on-site parking -Wash/change rooms […]  More Details

Canada Day Celebrations – July 1 – 2016

Celebrate Canada in the Miramichi Region! With a variety of events including street dances, fireworks, live music and more, it’s sure to be a great time on the Miramichi! June 30 7pm Opening Ceremonies of Rock ‘n’ Roll Festival and Street Dance 8pm-10pm Live entertainment by Eric Hendricks & Debbie Muck at Blackville Municipal Park  More Details

Fishermen Pow Wow

    Fishermen’s Pow Wow – hosted on Waterford Green. Assembly of First Nations Regional Chief Roger Augustine brings together First Nations and non-First Nations fishermen in a spirit of peace and friendship.  Parade of boats, dance, music, cultural / artisan village and more. (June 30 – July 1)    More Details

Miramichi Rock ‘N’ Roll Festival

This four-day Rock ‘N’ Roll festival takes place in Miramichi, New Brunswick and includes such events as the Golden Oldie Car Show, concerts, street dance, fireworks and more. This year, the festival celebrates its twenty-second anniversary, from June 30 – July 3, 2016. Get your poodle skirts and leather jackets ready because we’re gonna rock […]  More Details

Miramichi Exhibition

Join us on July 18 -22, 2017 as one of the Maritimes’ oldest traditions opens its 94th season with something for everyone. From old favourites to new attractions, you will find something for the whole family. Tuesday July 18 at 4pm to Saturday July 22 at 10pm – Free admission Every day is a bracelet […]  More Details

Canada’s Irish Festival

July 14th – 17th, 2016 People can’t stop talking about what a success the 2015 festival was! Big crowds, awesome entertainment, sunny sunshine, and attractions to please the entire family. The Irish Festival committee can’t wait to do it again this year! Every year, thousands of people gather on the Miramichi for jam-packed weekend of […]  More Details

The 58th Miramichi Folksong Festival – July 31st – August 5th 2016

Canada’s Longest Standing Folksong Festival The 59th Miramichi Folksong Festival July 31st – August 5th 2016 Beaverbrook Kin Centre, 100 Newcastle Blvd. A musical week of celebration in song, dance, fiddles, Gospel Concert, New Brunswick Day Breakfast and noon luncheons with live music, children’s Show, Fiddle Workshop, Folk feast and fun which includes, noon lunch, […]  More Details

Napan Agricultural Show – August 10 – 13, 2017

The 26th Annual Napan Agricultural Show is August 10th – 13th 2017.  Each year, the organizers work together to promote agriculture and community living to the Miramichi and surrounding areas, through competitions, displays and volunteerism. Some of the highlights for this year’s show include: Ultimate Supreme Draft Horse Qualifying Show Wild ‘n Woolly (Kids Events) […]  More Details

Central NB Woodmen’s Professional Lumberjack Competition

August 13, 2016 beginning at 12 noon The Central NB Woodmen’s Museum is getting ready for another year of exciting axe wielding competitions. The Central NB Lumberjack games hosts the only Masters Division in the province. Provincial, National and International Champions such as Marcel Dupuis will be competing in sports such as Cross-Cutting, Kettle Boiling […]  More Details

Miramichi Scottish Festival – August 19th – 21st, 2016

Kilt: It’s what happened to the last person who called it a skirt Join us in celebrating Scottish culture on the Miramichi. There will be traditional Scottish music (who doesn’t love the bag pipes?), traditional dishes, vendors, celidh, and dancing. For the full schedule, see below: 19 August: The Tartan Banquet and Awards night will […]  More Details

Air Show Atlantic August 20-21, 2016

We are excited to announce that we have secured the Canadian Forces Snowbirds and CF-18 Demo Team The Atlantic Canada International Air Show is unique in that it is the only Air Show in North America that presents world-class performances in a different location each year. Coming back to Miramichi, we bring with us lessons […]  More Details

Pumpkin Fling – September 24, 2016

Presented by Engineers and Geoscientists New Brunswick (APEGNB), NBCC Miramichi and Sunny Corner Enterprises, the APEGNB Pumpkin Fling was conceived by members of the APEGNB’s Northeastern Branch as a way to encourage kids to pursue careers in science and engineering. Prizes are awarded for those pumpkins that land closest to the trampoline target in the […]  More Details

Old Mill Pond Golf Course

We offer a daily special for two people 18 holes with a cart for $75.00. The Old Mill Pond Golf and Country Club is a 9-hole course nestled into the heart of the beautiful Miramichi River. The par 36 course, consisting of five par fours; two par fives and two par three holes, will have […]  More Details

Voyageur Canoe Adventure – Kouchibouguac National Park

Recreate the trips of the region’s courageous first settlers as you head out from Kouchibouguac National Park in a re-creation of a voyageur canoe. Historical fact and folklore permeate your trip as you and your four- to eight-man team paddle along. As the interpreter talks about the history of the area and the Mi’kmaq way […]  More Details

Dare the Dark With the Headless Nun – French Fort Cove Nature Park

Despite the mysterious disappearances of tour guides, constant sabotages, and unearthly screams leaking from the depths of the French Fort Cove, the Dare The Dark with the Headless Nun Tour will continue to terrify the denizens of the Miramichi for another summer. Tour the depths of French Fort Cove as you uncover the legend of […]  More Details

Maurie’s Ice Cream & Mini Putt

Maurie’s Ice Cream & Mini Putt is an 18-hole course, featuring whimsical obstacles such as a windmill, swinging buoy, lighthouse and even a replica of Miramichi’s Centennial Bridge! Their dairy bar includes 46 flavors of ice cream, frozen yogurt and sorbet, as well as lactose-free ice cream and gluten-free cones so everyone can enjoy a […]  More Details

Kouchibouguac National Park

Kouchibouguac: Difficult to pronounce… impossible to forget One of two wilderness Canadian national parks in New Brunswick, Kouchibouguac is a fascinating mosaic of bogs, salt marshes, tidal rivers, sparkling freshwater systems, sheltered lagoons, abandoned fields and tall forests which characterizes the Maritime Plain Natural Region. Natural wonders abound in this Park that boasts the second […]  More Details

Ritchie Wharf Park

Shipbuilding is the theme of this charming public park. While this very waterfront was once a thriving shipbuilding industry, today it is a place where your children can have fun in the nautically themed playground. They’ll love to play and get wet on the splash pad, then sit down for a scoop (or 3) of ice cream! You’ll […]  More Details

French Fort Cove

French Fort Cove is a multi-season park with walking, hiking and biking trails. During the months of July and August courageous visitors can take part in the Dare the Dark with the Headless Nun adventure. Autumn brings beautiful views of colourful fall foliage.  More Details

Miramichi Folklore Park

Home of the Heritage Players The Heritage Players is a Miramichi theater group formed in 2006 that is dedicated to preserving and presenting the region’s history and culture in a way that is educational and entertaining to today’s audiences. To date they have produced over 100 performances based on Miramichi characters. At the Park itself, there’s much to offer […]  More Details

Middle Island

Captain’s Galley restaurant, interpretive centre, light house, amphitheatre, murals, walking trails, tours, wedding ceremonies, reunions, luncheons, special events, there’s always something to do at Middle Island. The Miramichi River Valley received a significant number of Irish immigrants in the years before and during the potato famine. Many early Irish settlers came for the economic opportunities promised by the […]  More Details

MacDonald Farm Heritage Site

The historic MacDonald Farm site in Bartibog overlooks the Miramichi River, far from prying eyes. To discover its secrets and appreciate the charming scenery, visitors take a horse drawn wagon along a winding trail that leads to the spectacular historic homestead. A tour of the fine stone house, built in the Georgian tradition, in the company of the costumed […]  More Details

Country Haven Lodge

Country Haven Miramichi is a 4-star, year-round outdoor adventure resort located on the riverbank of the world-famous Atlantic-salmon river, the Miramichi, located in central New Brunswick. Country Haven offers guest packages that can include air transportation from anywhere in the world, with choices ranging from “all-inclusive lodge accommodations” to “private self-catering 2- or 3-bedroom-cottage rentals”. While staying at Country Haven, […]  More Details

Upper Oxbow Adventures

For over 190 years the Blackmore family has been in the business of providing the best Atlantic Salmon angling and outdoor adventure experiences on the Miramichi. We took up residence on the banks of the Little Southwest Miramichi in 1823 where we have been stewards of the river for six generations. Today, we continue that […]  More Details

Metepenagiag Heritage Park

Pjila’si… Welcome to Metepenagiag, where people have lived continuously for over 3,000 years. Metepenagiag Heritage Park is a state of the art facility that tells the story of the Mi’kmaq of Metepenagiag. There is much to discover at Metepenagiag Heritage Park. Experience the Mi’kmaq culture that has existed here for over 30 centuries. Enjoy the music and listen to the […]  More Details

Miramichi Salmon Conservation Centre

The Miramichi Salmon Conservation Centre (MSCC) is the oldest operating Atlantic salmon hatchery in Canada. Located in South Esk, New Brunswick, the facility is only 5km west of the City of Miramichi. The first buildings and ponds were constructed in 1873 and Atlantic salmon eggs were collected for incubation that year. The MSCC has operated continuously since that time […]  More Details

Miramichi Golf and Country Club

Miramichi Golf & Country Club was established in 1925 at Bushville, NB on the south bank of the Miramichi River. Among New Brunswick golf courses it stands as possibly the most challenging 18- hole layout in the northeast. The narrow fairways, sand traps and water hazards all come into play and challenge its players with a true test of […]  More Details

Miramichi River Boat Tours

Discover Miramichi aboard the 50 passenger, Max Aitken tour boat featuring the river’s only double decker touring. Relax in comfort as your colourful Acadian Captain, Azade Haché interprets the river and its history. Fully certified, licensed and bilingual, the Max Aitken is Transport Canada approved. Ninety minute tours depart Ritchie Wharf, Miramichi. In addition, evening cruises, special events and […]  More Details

Tabusintac Chalets & Cottages

Warm, inviting cottages located on the banks of the stunning Tabusintac River. Nestled between the Tabusintac Regional Golf Club and ATV, snowmobile & walking trails, this is the perfect location to enjoy a blissful experience no matter the occasion. 16 cottages on a private lane with a beautiful view, each cottage is fully furnished with either queen size or twin […]  More Details

Gaston Adventure Tours

Let Gaston Adventure Tours take you on a guided river tour on the world famous Main Southwest Miramichi River. Take the signature tour by vehicle deep into the forest at the upper reaches of the river—find yourself at the brink of New Brunswick’s highest water fall spilling through mineral rich rock and old growth forest after a 10 minute […]  More Details

Stewart’s Tubing

Sit back and enjoy a lazy day floating on an inner tube down the Miramichi River with Stewart’s Tubing, the original tubing destination on the Miramichi. All ages are welcome! Non-swimmers should bring own PFD. Free Parking and Shuttle service, takeout facilities, convenience store, ice cream shop, picnic area, changing and washroom facilities all on site. Campgrounds and cottages […]  More Details

Newcastle Public Library

Get your choice of the best books, magazines, newspapers, CDs or DVDs. We’ve got something for all ages! Search the collection thanks to our provincial catalogue. Find answers to your questions with the latest information. Ask for what you want to read. Just because something isn’t on your local library’s shelves doesn’t mean you can’t read it! Stop […]  More Details

Miramichi Dragway Park

Miramichi Dragway Park is a 1/4 mile dragstrip located in Miramichi, New Brunswick, Canada. Miramichi Dragway Park has the best traction in Eastern Canada starting with its 120ft of concrete launch pads, to a well maintained asphalt track surface of 1320ft. The track also boasts 2200ft of shutdown area, and a 250ft sand trap. Ample lighting, grandstands, and a […]  More Details

Storeytown Cottages & Expeditions

Break away from the hustle and bustle of everyday living and be inspired by the unique river side cottages on the banks of the Miramichi River. Experience the river by day while swimming, tubing, canoeing or kayaking. Relax in the evening aroundthe outside fire pit while toasting marshmallows and gazing at the stars. Nestled on the banks […]  More Details

Escuminac Beach & Family Park

Whether you are looking for a quiet vacation or a fun filled day at the beach with your loved ones, Escuminac Beach and Family Park is waiting for you! Savour the sea, enjoy a leisurely stroll along the boardwalks built to protect the natural sand dunes or relax under a gazebo for a picnic and admire a […]  More Details

Ile Beaubears Island

Visit Beaubears Island, a place where fortunes were made and lives were lost, and learn the role Beaubears Island played in Miramichi and Canada’s history. The modern Interpretive Centre and Museum in Nelson houses several artifacts, interactive touch-screens, and a model depicting how the Island looked in its prime circa 1840. After enjoying the Interpretive […]  More Details