Major Attractions

Carrefour de la Mer
The beaches
The Musée Acadien
L'Éco-Musée de l'huître
Théâtre populaire d'Acadie
Sainte-Anne-du-Bocage Sanctuary
Maison de la culture chrétienne
Multipurpose trail
Aventure Acadienne
The Village Historique Acadien
Shippagan's Aquarium and Marine Centre
Fouding cultures museum
The Pokemouche Golf Club
Underwater diving club (Les Oursins de l'Anse-Bleue)
The Bas-Caraquet Beauport Marina
Lamèque Eco-Park

Carrefour de la Mer

Virtual Tour

The Carrefour de la mer recreation and tourism complex has become a must-visit destination in Caraquet. In recent years, the complex has hosted major performances and events. It was designed to easily accommodate a range of events, such as festivals, conferences, exhibitions and banquets.

The complex also features two restaurants, an art gallery, a bar, two souvenirs shops and a home-made Italian ice cream outlet.

The walking trail next to Carrefour de la mer is very popular among locals and tourists alike. The setting, which includes a breathtaking view of the sea and the port facilities, is absolutely divine!

A mini-golf course and Richelieu Park are located on site and are great places for family fun.

 

Beaches

There are some very beautiful beaches in the Grande-Anse, Anse-Bleue, Maisonnette and Lower Caraquet area.

 

 

Musée acadien

The Musée acadien, established in the mid-1960s, has a vast collection of documents from families in the region. Each summer, there is also a different exhibition on the heritage of the Acadian Peninsula.

www.museecaraquet.ca

 

Éco-Musée de l'huître

Oyster farm located at 675 Saint-Pierre Boulevard West in Caraquet. For information: Murielle Dugas, 506-727-3226.

 

 

 

Théâtre populaire d'Acadie

Established in 1974 in Caraquet, Théâtre populaire d'Acadie is the first French professional theatre and tour company in the Maritimes. The company, whose works are aimed at adults and youth alike, has produced and staged more than 80 plays in 24 years in the Francophone regions of the Maritimes. Local and far-flung authors, contemporary theatre and repertory material are the creative sources for a wide range of crowd-pleasing performances.

www.tpacadie.ca

 

Sainte-Anne-du-Bocage Sanctuary

Ste-Anne-du-Bocage is home to a magnificent sanctuary and the statue of Alexis Landry, who is considered the true founder of Caraquet. The small chapel of Ste-Anne, which was built around 1840, continues to welcome visitors.Ste-Anne-du-Bocage is home to a magnificent sanctuary and the statue of Alexis Landry, who is considered the true founder of Caraquet. The small chapel of Ste-Anne, which was built around 1840, continues to welcome visitors.

 

 

Multi-purpose trail (NB Trail)

The Acadian Peninsula features a 130-km network of trails that are open all year long. There are rest stops every 10 km or so, with picnic tables scattered along the way. The trail is perfect for cycling, running and walking. In winter, snowmobiling is permitted in certain locations.
https://www.sentiernbtrail.com/
 

 

Aventure Acadienne

Kayak and bicycle rental service located at 683 St-Pierre Boulevard West. For information: 506-727-3195 or 1-866-727-3191 (toll free).

 

Acadien Historical Village

Renowned for its authentic historical reconstruction and its warm welcome, the Acadian Historical Village recreates the lives of our Acadian ancestors from 1770 to 1949. More than 40 historical buildings, inhabited by heritage interpreters in period costume, will make you think you’ve stepped back in time on a journey into the past. Each building’s occupant has a story to tell or an occupation or custom to bring to life. Make time for this unique experience!

www.vhanb.ca

Aquarium and Marine Centre in Shippagan

Located approximately 30 minutes from Caraquet, the Aquarium and Marine Centre will take you on a wonderful exploration of the marine species that live in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. The magnificent aquariums and the seal pool at this marine research centre will arouse the curiosity of the whole family.

www.aquariumnb.ca

 

Founding cultures museum

 

The museum, located approximately 20 minutes from Caraquet.

www.museedescultures.ca

 

Pokemouche Golf Club

In the heart of the Acadian Peninsula, some 15 minutes from Caraquet, the Pokemouche 18-hole golf course offers equipment rental services and instruction by a professional golfer. The course is challenging. Tournaments are held in this magnificent setting every summer.

golfpokemouche.com

 

Club de plongée sous-marine (Les Oursins de l'Anse-Bleue)

Our club is located in a magnificent facility with a patio overlooking Chaleur Bay. A warm welcome awaits! We offer sea excursions, a tank filling service and the services of a diving guide on request.

 

Bas-Caraquet Beauport Marina

The Marina is pleased to welcome you in new surroundings. The Bas-Caraquet marina offers a wide range of services for vacationers, tourists and pleasure boaters. It has 20 campsites near the sea, 110 ferry docks with gas and diesel fuel for pleasure boaters, an excellent licensed restaurant (lunch specials and seafood specialities) and a cozy bar terrace overlooking the ferry dock.

 

Lamèque Eco-Park

The Lamèque Eco-Park will introduce you to the many components of the flora and fauna in the Acadian Peninsula. In addition to its attractions, the complex features a computerized nature interpretation centre and a souvenir shop. For information: 506-344-3223.

Lamèque Eco-Park