Come see us on Campobello!
Our van is picking you up at any place on Campobello and Lubec. We do custom private tours and groups are welcome.
Specialty tours, also in combination with Tours to St.Andrews can be tailored to your personal wishes.
Coming from the U.S. you will need your passport and please remember that Campobello is on Atlantic Time.
(Eastern Time+1hr.)
For reservations please call or email a day prior to your intended visit. Any later attempt to make a reservation may go unsuccessful as we might be on a tour just when you call.
Thanks for visiting and be welcome to the island.
2019 Rates:
3 hrs Van-Tour across the Island CAD 40/person, USD 30/person

Walking Tours: CAD 35/hr. pp USD 25/hr.pp
All prices add 15%tax
PRIVATE TOURS: Call for individual rates.
Reservations:
1-506 752 1901
1-207 263 6076
Useful information on crossing our border to the United States: LINK

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Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Between The Tides

It was one of those mornings when you woke up looking out the window and let out a deep sigh. "It's still foggy", you think. "Didn't the weather man speak of clear sunshine today?"

And after your breakfast you venture out, in my case with our dog. You drive down to Southern Head and you can hardly see the road in front of you.

But nearing the beach you notice this slight golden light behind all that fog. A ray of hope - maybe. Of course, my dog doesn't care. She ventures along, sniffing here and there, picking up a plastic bottle and buries it in the soft sand. Rounding Southern Head we are looking down Raccoon Beach. I start picking up some round stones. They are wet and their colours are just beautiful.
Suddenly my dog let's out one of her deep growls. She is looking out towards the water. What's there? I can't hear anything. There seems to be just fog. But she isn't letting up.
There! Now I can hear a splash. Something moves in the water. A seal? Or did she hear the distant blow-out from a whale?

It's too foggy to find out for sure, but Dixie listens intently.  She even barks a bit.

Finally, calming down, Dixie takes up checking out the crab shells again, and we begin our return walk. Suddenly I feel a slight breeze. It's the Northwest the weather forecast had predicted. A soft sunshine appears on the cliff side. 


When getting back into Herring Cove, the sun breaks through. In a matter of moments, the fog moves off  Deep blue water appears across the cove. The beach - light brown with a slight yellow tinge. It's low tide now. Soon it will turn again and 25ft of water will again wash over this beautiful beach. 

Friday, August 2, 2019

Summer On The Island

It is safe to say that Campobello is currently having a great summer. Even though the Bay of Fundy is still the big natural air conditioner, island visitors have been enjoying record-breaking temperatures. Yes, there is some fog some mornings, but that's to be expected, as all that warm air moving up from the south also carries a lot of moisture, which turns into fog when layered over the cold water of the bay. But fog is also beautiful.

Wonderful sea breezes are contributing to the feel of having vacation. We have even seen adults taking a short dip into the Bay of Fundy. 

And it is not too late to enjoy summer on the island. August has just begun and continues with wonderful island days filled with enjoyment and fun.
be with us on a tour now and "rock around the beach". We got wonderful smooth rocks here for everyone. 

The views from Friar's Head are stunning.  And when you have completed your van tour there is still a whale watch tour you can try. 
Also we visit both Light Houses.

At low tide take a walk over to the Head Harbour Lightstation. Or stroll through the Roosevelt Park compound and enjoy world-class gardening.

There is so much to do, so you better make sure to allocate enough time to really enjoy the whole island. Remember we are always here to help you enjoy Campobello the best we can. Go on TripAdvisor and read about what other people have experienced. Soon, you will be one of them.


Have a GREAT SUMMER!

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Late February Winter

We have almost reached the end of February. Not much snow on the ground yet, but so much ice. Winter at the coast is never very stabile. Conditions and weather patterns change constantly. 

It seems that winter is mad, stomping around, having a fit, yelling, screaming. Slamming the door, it leaves. 
Two minutes later it comes back in and says: 

AND ANOTHER THING........


Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Coming here

Dear Visitor to Campobello Island!
You may be coming from a big city or the great plains of the midwest. You may live in the mountains, a desert or in the deep woods. It'll all be different from coming here to the shores of Campobello Island, where nature is dominated by the North Atlantic ocean. Oh, it can be very gentle but also very rough. I know you'd be looking for sunshine and maybe a gentle breeze, and more than often we enjoy that kind of beautiful weather. But there are days when the winds pick up bringing dark clouds and rain, or the fog rolls in from the south swallowing the island.  But regardless of what kind of surprise nature will offer to you, keep in mind that it will change again quickly. A grey morning doesn't mean the sun won't be out again in the afternoon. Speaking of the sun, you ought to see our sunsets. Take a boat ride at sunset or just sit at the Pier Waterfront Restaurant and watch the sun go down. Or we can get you up to Friar's Head from where the sunsets are spectacular. 

The American book author Henry Beston was a master in describing nature, and though his experiences are from Cape Cod, they can be lived again here on Campobello Island.

“The three great elemental sounds in nature are the sound of rain, the sound of wind in a primeval wood, and the sound of outer ocean on a beach. I have heard them all, and of the three elemental voices, that of ocean is the most awesome, beautiful and varied.” 
― Henry Beston, The Outermost House: A Year of Life on the Great Beach of Cape Cod


And it is not only in the summer that one can enjoy the island. The pictures in this posting were taken in December and January. 

Saturday, January 19, 2019

We Are Getting New Vehicle Graphics

Visiting Campobello Island, you will see the new graphics displayed on our vans from this summer.
Feel free to post your comment.

Saturday, November 24, 2018

You Wouldn't Be Able To Pay For This With Money

It is hard to express natural beauty with words. Poets have tried, some have been more fortunate than others. Luckily, there are cameras today, so we can show pictures. But even pictures can miss their goal. So best way to see the natural beauty of Campobello Island is come and visit. And as many of our guests have said: Get a local to show you around. And that's precisely what Campobello Sightseeing has done for 7 years. 

Let me introduce you to one of our most natural beaches, the one around lower Duck Pond. It's not a groomed beach. In the contrary, you will have to step over round and rolling rocks until your legs can relax on smoother ground. Your views will be filled with strewn-around drift wood, with old tree stumps and some dead tree trunks at the edge of the forest. And you can look across to Maine and a fishing boat may pass along. Seabirds and songbirds will be bountiful along your walk. Have you seen the little lake behind the beach? Ducks paddle around there, well that's before the ice covered it.

It's November 24 when we take our dog along here. One more month to Christmas Eve. The last days have been blistering cold, but today the sun is out, it's way above freezing and we have dressed too warm. A slight sea breeze greets us as we venture along. I pick up a round rock, it's smaller than a golf ball, and entirely round. The works of nature. 








Remember, Campobello stays open year round. Call us for infos on how to get here, where to stay and what to do. 
Info: 506 752 1901