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Ice Caves and Glamping Ignite the Adventurer in You in New Brunswick, Canada

by Debra Bokur

Dec 15, 2023

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Embrace a new type of adventure in Canada’s largest Maritime Province and go deep into the frosty season in New Brunswick on the eastern coast of North America:

 

Enjoy a Dog-Sledding Expedition in North Tetagouche with Birch Bark Adventures

Pulled by a team of Alaskan Huskies and accompanied by professional guides, travelers can learn the basics of safety commands before setting off toward the horizon. Tours are offered year-round and include both afternoon and multiday journeys.

 

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Fall Asleep in an Actual Lighthouse

Have a glamping experience offered by Broadleaf Ranch in the Bay of Fundy. The ranch setting includes the Cape Enrage lighthouse, open year-round. Accommodations include a loft fitted with a double bed, fully equipped kitchenette, bathroom and a living room area with two single pull-out sofa beds. Ranch activities include spa treatments and winter horseback riding.

 

Midland Ice Cave Hikes

From December to February, hike through the forest to Midland Ice Caves in the southern part of the province. The family-friendly trip is rated as easy and takes about an hour and a half, starting at Midland Ice Caves trailhead. View the massive ice wall, then have fun sliding down an ice-covered slope.

 

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Go on a Full-Day Ice Fishing Trip

Join the pros at Charts Outfitters for a full day of ice fishing. Available from January to March, the experience includes instruction, all equipment, live bait and a barbecue lunch on the ice. All levels of ice fishers can be accommodated.

 

Take on Zip Lining with Timbertop Zip Tours

Get a great view of the snow-covered forests below while on a guided winter zip-lining tour with Timbertop Zip Tours. Through April, travelers can head to Snider Mountain Ranch, about an hour by car from Saint John. Following the tour, relax beside a fire with homemade cookies and hot cocoa.

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