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St. Andrews by-the-sea has so much to offer in one tiny town. It’s jam packed with beautiful shops, delicious restaurants and fun adventures. We may be small but we are mighty when it comes to the perfect vacation destination.


There are many beautiful and unique shops in St. Andrews. This experience includes a pleasant stroll along Water street. You’ll find everything from quality apparel to artisanal gifts with a local flavour, there is something for everyone.

See here for map and directory.


Quoddy Link Marine Whale Watching

Looking for adventure? Cruise the Fundy Isles and experience her rugged seascapes, abundant lighthouses and powerful tides. Observe whales, seals, porpoise, bald eagles, and a variety of seabirds from the decks of our spacious modern power catamaran.

Eastern Outdoors

Eastern Outdoors has year round adventures in St. Andrews! Incluing kayak tours, biking trips, photography adventures and snow shoe tours and rentals.

Frightful Fridays: Ghost Walks

The Ghost Walk with Miss Demeanour takes you on a phantasmal tour through St. Andrews’ lesser known history of the Spectral, Spooky and Weird! Ghastly fun for both young and old.

On Friday and Saturday evenings at 7 pm, meet at the old Bell stand next to the Scotiabank on Water Street.

Adults $10
School Aged Children $5


Kingsbrae Garden

This garden will take your breath away. Kingsbrae Garden is a multi-award winning 27 acre horticultural masterpiece located across the street from the Algonquin Resort. Today, the Garden includes an extraordinary collection of rhododendrons, roses & day lilies and many themed gardens: White, Knot, Bird & Butterfly to name a few. Keep your eyes peeled for the alpacas, peacocks and pygmy goats.

Minsters Island

Experience a trip across the ocean floor. Ministers Island is such a unique adventure, mostly because this 500-acre island is only a part-time island. You reach it by driving over the seafloor approximately one kilometer (1/2 mile).

Huntsman Fundy Discovery Aquarium

Discover the underwater world of the beautiful Bay of Fundy. This interactive aquarium will excite children and adults alike with the gigantic touch pool and skate tank! Enjoy the children’s play area, feature films and videos, interactive displays, the walking path to the beach and so much more!


About Algonquin Resort:

The Algonquin is one of Canada’s most luxurious and legendary resorts. Rich in history, meticulously restored to its original splendour, and complete with every modern comfort you could desire, this year-round destination truly offers the best of the past with contemporary amenities.

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