Visitor Information

The Caraquet Tourism Information, 35 du Carrefour Ave. (tel. 506/726-2676), is a seasonal (mid-May through August) office that offers convenient access to other activities in the harbor and has plenty of parking. The village of Shippagan dispenses its information from a wooden lighthouse near the Marine Centre at 200 Hotel de Ville Ave. (tel. 506/336-3993); it's only open from June through August.

Getting There 

Route 11 is the main highway serving the Acadian Peninsula. Caraquet is about 260km (160 miles, or 3 1/2 hours' drive) north from Moncton, about 160km (100 miles, or 2-plus hours) north from the entrance to Kouchibouguac National Park.

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