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The Irving Eco-Centre

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Walking the Dunes

You CAN’T pass this up if you’re in the area. Worth driving out of your way for a visit and to walk... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2018
Caladesie
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Palm Harbor, Florida
via mobile
Beautiful walk, clean beach

The path is accessible and easy to walk along the beach. Some explanitory signs on local fauna and... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2018
aroyer2018
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Montreal, Canada
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1932 Route 475, Bouctouche, New Brunswick E4S 4W9, Canada
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All reviews eco centre sandy beach beautiful walk great beach beautiful place change rooms free admission picnic area parking lot a couple of times peace and quiet flora and fauna lookout tower kouchibouguac national park across the street east coast sunny day
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Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

You CAN’T pass this up if you’re in the area. Worth driving out of your way for a visit and to walk the dunes, if you like quiet and solitude.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Caladesie
Reviewed 13 September 2018

The path is accessible and easy to walk along the beach. Some explanitory signs on local fauna and animals along the way. Since there's no shade on the boardwalk, I strongly recommend hats on a sunny day as it can get quite hot.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank aroyer2018
Reviewed 1 September 2018

I had not been back to Bouctouche in 50 years. My father is from here and my grandparents are buried in small village some 15 miles away in St. Paul de Kent. When I left, this was a poor community struggling to stay alive. In...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank JosephYArsenault
Reviewed 28 August 2018

We stopped here recently on our way to PEI, what a beautiful spot to visit. There is a .5 mile boardwalk along the dunes and the marsh, with stairs down to the sandy beach. It is an easy walk, with information spots along the way....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank canadathebeautiful
Reviewed 17 August 2018

This wide and sturdy boardwalk along the sand dunes is a great way to experience the oceanfront. There are a couple of spots where you can descend stairs to the sand beach. One mile walk to the end and back. Includes interpretation center with info...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank RoadTripRoger
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

This boardwalk is 800m / .5 mi long, and flat. There are benches along the way if you need to stop and rest, so almost any one of any ability can take advantage of this opportunity to see the dunes up close and learn a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank right1tt
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Great place for a stroll on the boardwalk or on the beach. Lots of interpretative signs. Very nice facilities and best of all, it is free. Worth a detour to go see when heading up the 11 or 134.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank volleydad
Reviewed 20 July 2018

We went on a very hot day and our guide could not have been more helpful. She tailored the tour to our interests and was attentive to the need for shade and water. Also she was very knowledgeable and engaging. On a cooler day we...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank TheDaGamas
Reviewed 10 July 2018

The boardwalk is beautifully maintained and winds through the property. The beach I’d extremely clean and the shallow sand bars make it a perfect place for kids to play and wade. This is July so there are still lots of jellyfish but the water was...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Victoria K
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

This place was impressive. The beach is long and sandy. The boardwalk is long and beautiful. The water is crystal clear. However, it's not great for swimming due to jellyfish and the fact that the bay is shallow. It's spotlessly clean, eco-friendly, free, and has...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Melissa321_11
15 July 2016|
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Pets are not allowed on the beach. There are shaded kennels to keep your pets, so you may enjoy your day on the beach.
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