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A 2500km UNESCO designated region in Southern New Brunswick with a geologic history going back 1 billion years! Book your exciting program now to learn more!

Stonehammer Trilobite Tours – Geoheritage & more…

For those seeking a more casual experience, we have collaborated with partners of the Stonehammer UNESCO territory to incorporate travel along each of our five primary Trilobite Trails.  Information about each location is available via our Google Maps Link, our new mobile App and with the use of QR codes available at partner locations along the way!  These trails include accommodation options, local sustainable restaurants, local craftspeople as well as 11 unique museums.  Participate in our passport program and have the chance to win a great prize!

Within the Saint John Area:

 Trilobite Trail #1 – Central option – Fallsview Park, Uptown (NBM or walking tour), Fort Howe, Rockwood Park

Trilobite Trail #2 – Westside option – Reversing Falls, Seaside Park, Dominion Park, Irving Nature Park

Trilobite Trail #3 – NW option – Tucker Park, GB Westfield Brundage Point River Centre

Trilobite Trail #4 – SW option – Macphersons Beach, Lepreau Falls

Trilobite Trail #5 – E option Reeds Beach, St Martins, Fundy Trail (add 2 hours)

Trilobite Trail #6 – NE option – Hampton Lighthouse River Centre, Norton Moosehorn Creek


Stonehammer Trilobite Tours – Guided, Step-On & Unique…

“NEW” Saint John Heritage and More….

Exploring the timeless Geoheritage of the uptown Saint John Geopark area is an incredible journey through both natural and human history! Celebrating 1 billion years of Earth’s history and 13,000 years of human heritage in just 1.5 hours is quite the feat, but it promises to be a captivating experience.

During the tour, visitors will have the opportunity to marvel at geological formations that have stood the test of time, witnessing the story of our planet unfold through the layers of rock beneath their feet. They’ll also delve into the rich human history of the area, learning about the Indigenous peoples who have called it home for millennia and the more recent settlers who have shaped its development.

By highlighting the interconnectedness of our past, present, and future, this tour not only offers a fascinating exploration of our shared heritage but also underscores the importance of preserving it for generations to come. And by weaving in the principles of UNESCO’s Sustainable Development Goals, it emphasizes the role each of us plays in safeguarding both our natural and cultural treasures.

Overall, it is an enriching experience that not only educates and inspires, but also encourages visitors to become stewards of their own heritage and advocates for sustainable development.

 Travel Trade Cost:  $8.25 per participant (maximum 30/minimum 8).  Guides and driver are complimentary.


“NEW” Bay of Fundy Explorers…

Meeting at the Area 506 Container Village sets the perfect tone for an immersive experience in the heart of uptown Saint John. As participants gather amidst the vibrant atmosphere, they’ll already be enveloped in the unique spirit of the area.

Embarking on a leisurely walk along the Saint John waterfront towards the iconic Reversing Falls site, the group will be treated to a rich tapestry of stories that weave together the past, present, and future of this historic region. From lesser-known shipping tales that speak to the area’s maritime heritage to insightful discussions on local climate change challenges, every step of the journey promises to be both enlightening and engaging.

As the presenter shares Indigenous legends passed down through generations, participants will gain a deeper appreciation for the profound connection between the land and its original stewards. These stories serve as a reminder of the enduring legacy of the Indigenous peoples who have shaped the landscape for thousands of years.

Overall, this 2-hour tour offers a captivating blend of history, heritage, and natural beauty, providing participants with a deeper understanding of the area’s significance and inspiring them to cherish and protect it for future generations.

Travel Trade Cost: $10.00 per participant (maximum 26/minimum 8).  Guides and driver are complimentary.


 “NEW” Sustainable Tourism – What is it?

This learning experience offers participants a diverse and engaging exploration of uptown Saint John’s highlights in a condensed timeframe. By meeting at a vibrant on-site location, participants are immediately immersed in the dynamic atmosphere of the area.

As the tour sets off, participants can look forward to a well-rounded experience that touches upon various aspects of the region’s heritage, environmental concerns, and architectural wonders. From leisurely strolls along the picturesque waterfront to meandering through the charming streets of uptown Saint John, every step unveils new stories and insights.

Guided by knowledgeable presenters, participants will discover fascinating tales of the waterfront’s history, gaining a deeper appreciation for its significance as a hub of maritime activity. Discussions on climate change challenges underscore the pressing need for environmental stewardship, while insights into key architectural and geological points of interest offer a glimpse into the area’s rich tapestry of human and natural history.

Rated as “easy,” this tour is designed to accommodate participants of all ages and fitness levels, with a comfortable pace and plenty of stops along the way to take in the sights and sounds. Whether marveling at iconic landmarks or simply soaking in the ambiance of uptown Saint John, there’s something for everyone to enjoy during this 1.0-1.5 hour excursion.

Travel Trade Cost: $8.25 per participant (maximum 30/minimum 8).  Guides and driver are complimentary


“NEW” Atlantic UNESCO Corridor…

This “step-on” option from Saint John to St. Martins and the Bay of Fundy Sea Caves offers participants a captivating journey through some of New Brunswick’s most stunning landscapes and cultural heritage sites. With the expertise of Stonehammer UNESCO interpretation specialists enriching the experience every step of the way, this excursion promises to be both educational and memorable.

Starting either in Saint John, participants will be greeted by a knowledgeable interpretation expert who will provide insights into local communities, their heritage, and unique cultural aspects. As the journey progresses towards St. Martins, participants will have the opportunity to learn about the area’s rich history and the geological marvels of its sea caves.

Upon arrival in St. Martins, interpretation experts from the UNESCO Fundy Biosphere will further enhance the experience, offering valuable information about the local coastal environment and its significance within the larger ecosystem. Participants can gain a deeper understanding of the natural wonders of the Bay of Fundy and the importance of conservation efforts in preserving this unique ecosystem.

With knowledgeable guides leading the way and a complimentary driver ensuring convenience and comfort, participants can fully immerse themselves in the experience without any logistical worries. While the tour is rated as “moderate” due to additional walking, the pace allows for ample opportunities to soak in the sights and sounds of the waterfront. Comfortable shoes are recommended to ensure everyone can fully enjoy the journey.

Overall, this “step-on” option offers a comprehensive exploration of both cultural heritage and natural wonders, providing participants with a holistic understanding of the region’s significance and leaving them with lasting memories of their journey along the Bay of Fundy coastline


For more details or to book an upcoming visit, contact Frances Heydeman at: 506-343-3619 or via email at: