New Brunswick Aquarium and Marine Centre

100 Aquarium St.
Shippagan, NB E8S 1H9- Map It
(506) 336-3013

AAA Editor Notes

New Brunswick Aquarium and Marine Centre is on Hwy. 113 off Hwy. 11. This modern facility stands on spacious grounds overlooking Chaleur Bay. Aquariums display more than 100 species of sea life native to the Gulf of St. Lawrence and eastern Canadian rivers and streams. Other exhibits provide information about fisheries, marine habitats and aquaculture. Blue lobsters and harbor seals are the two main attractions. A 20-minute audiovisual presentation tells the story of the Acadian Peninsula's fishing industry. Visitors also can learn about a variety of fishing techniques, view 3-D fish sculptures and play a fishing video game. Educational harbor seal feeding sessions take place twice daily. Food is available. Time: Allow 2 hours minimum.
$9; $7 (students ages 17+ with ID); $6.75 (ages 65+); $6 (ages 6-16); $24.37 (family).
Hours: Daily 10-6, early June-late Sept. Seal feedings are at 11 and 4.