Best Beaches In & Around Saint John

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  • 1. Mispec Beach

    Mispec Beach
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    Travel time from Saint John: approx 0.5 hrs

    Located 15 minutes southeast of the town of Saint John, Mispec Beach is always crowded in summer. Accessed from Red Head Road down a manmade staircase, it is one of the best beaches in New Brunswick.

    Overlooking the chilly waters of the Bay of Fundy, it has a massive tidal range of around 43 feet (13 metres) with some of the highest tides in the world. It reveals plenty of golden… read more »

  • 2. Black Beach

    Black Beach

    Travel time from Saint John: approx 0.5 hrs

    When we think of black sand beaches we tend to think of tropical islands with jungle-fringed volcanos rising precipitously from the ocean - or at least not Canada. But here we are, in New Brunswick, not far from Lorneville looking at a beach with undeniably black sand.

    The point is not all black sand beaches are volcanic. The imaginatively named Black Beach in NB is actually the result of graphite deposits.

    The beach… read more »

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