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Welcome to Miramichi, New Brunswick!

Do your clients presently visit New Brunswick?

Are you looking for new destinations to add to your New Brunswick itineraries?

Consider including Miramichi where having fun just comes naturally.

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Destination Overview

Situated along the world famous salmon fishing river, Miramichi offers scenic  waterfront parks, historic sites and cultural experiences. Join in the celebrations at one of the numerous summer festivals. Splendid fall foliage, well groomed  snowmobile trails and lighted cross country ski trails help to make Miramichi a four season destination.

Top Attractions & Activities

Beaubears Island is known as one of the sites of the 19th-century wooden shipbuilding industry in New Brunswick. It was also an integral part of the early settlement of the Acadians in the region. Prior to the Acadians, the Mi’kmaq people camped on the island. Activities include a visit the interpretive centre, a boat tour to the island or paddling along the river in a voyageur canoe.

Discover Miramichi aboard the 50 passenger, double-decker Max Aitken tour boat Relax as your colorful Acadian Captain, Azade Haché interprets the river and its history. Miramichi River Boat Tours offer daily cruises and special charters including meals are available.

The Miramichi Kitchen Party is an evening of song, stories and fun. Hosted by the Miramichi’s Connie & Paul, you will hear about the rich history and cultures of the Miramichi region. You might even be asked to join in the fun! Desserts, tea and coffee are served.

Test your bravery and journey through the eerie woods of French Fort Cove after dark and learn of the fabled Acadian treasure and Headless Nun who is said to guard it. Hear of a past filled with frightening characters and ghastly ghouls.

Discover the ancient Mi’kmaq culture that has existed at its life source for over 3,000 years at Metepenagiag Heritage Park. View the archaeological finds of their enduring village and see historic Mi’kmaq pottery. Learn about the significance of the Augustine Mound and Oxbow National Historic Sites. Time honored traditions await you at Metepenagiag … where spirits live.

Festivals

Miramichi is known for it’s festivals.  Starting with Canada Day celebrations on July 1st through to the Miramichi Scottish Festival in late August join us as we celebrate the rich cultural diversity of our region.

Accommodations

Miramichi offers accommodations from full service hotels to charming bed and breakfasts to cottages or campgrounds.

Restaurants

Fresh Atlantic salmon, lobster and a variety of seafood are featured at many of our restaurants. From riverside patio decks to full-service banquet rooms, there are lots of unique options for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Contact

For help with planning an itinerary or to learn more about Miramichi you can contact:

Wade Hallihan, Tourism Administrator
City of Miramichi
141 Henry Street, Miramichi, NB
E1V 2N5
Tel: 506-623-2158 or Toll Free in North America 1-800-459-3131
Email: Wade Hallihan