Bouctouche Dunes

This 12km sand dune,extends out into the ocean and surrounds Bouctouche Bay. Along with exploring and taking in that salty air, why not check out their Eco-Centre and lookout tower before starting your ‘dunes journey!’

Fundy National Park- Experience the world’s highest tides – not to mention pristine forests, deluxe campgrounds and a taste of Atlantic Canada culture – at Fundy National Park. Paddle in a kayak as the waters rise up to 12 m or more. Walk the otherworldly ocean floor at low tide. Or venture inland where trails lead to waterfalls deep in Acadian forests. With unique camping options and even regular music performances, Fundy is a Maritime treasure. (Approx 1hr 20 minutes from Gagnon Beach)

Kouchibouguac National Park- Discover a national park on New Brunswick’s Acadian Coast where lush mixed-wood forests lead to colorful salt marshes and warm ocean beaches. Offshore, golden sand dunes foster calm seas. At night, this Dark Sky Preserve is a celestial masterpiece; in winter, it is a snowbound fun zone. And each of these natural wonders intertwines with fascinating Mi’gmaq and Acadian cultures. 

(Approx 1hr from Gagnon Beach)