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.
Our "Step-on Guide Service" has been popular for bus groups as well as private tours and we continue offering this great way to see Campobello in 2019. Our guide will meet you at any location on Campobello Island and you will enjoy all sights and hear about our rich history. All standard tours will last about 3hrs. If you are in a Motor coach or are a motor coach operator, your tour will be shorter as coaches cannot access the Natural area of the Roosevelt Park.
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
Step-on Guide (joining you in your vehicle) CAD 30/hr, USD 20/hr.
Walking Tours: CAD 35/hr. USD 25/hr.
PRIVATE TOURS: Call for individual rates.
1-506 752 1901
1-207 263 6076
Useful information on crossing our border to the United States: LINK

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What our guests are saying

If you are going to Campobello be sure to book the tour with Campobello Sightseeing. Most folks just hop over the Border bridge to visit the Roosevelt Park and then leave. There is so much more to experience. Owner/guide Peter is a fountain of knowledge about all things related to the island. He lives there. The two of us enjoyed a lovely private 3 hour tour in his comfy van seeing all sorts of beauty and secret spots only a local would know. Lighthouses, serene woodlands, crashing surf on the craggy coastline, quaint villages, FDR history, Canadian history, rocky beaches, flora & fauna, massive tides and more. Quite a unique place. This tour does not include the Roosevelt cottage etc but that is free and is handled by guides in the buildings. Definitely see that too. Very reasonably priced too. Thanks, Peter! It was great meeting you.
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Date of experience: July 2018

We can't say enough about how much we enjoyed our tour of Campobello Island. Peter was extremely knowledgeable and truly cares for the community. We highly recommend the tour as it provided us with a great understanding of the island community, natural beauty and its history. We drove to the island and stayed at the campground, however would definitely recommend those in St Andrews take the boat and tour package so you don't miss out on seeing the entire island.
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Date of experience: July 2018

Peter was most attentive to our needs, gave lots of information, very kind and passionate about Campobello Island. Great tour, we recommend without hesitation!
Date of experience: August 2018

The Roosevelt house is not the only point of interest on Campobello Island.
Our tour with Peter was informative, instructional, and lots of fun. The stop-offs and walking tours of each individual location were exceptional. We loved learning more interesting facts about the island and its culture. Peter’s personality is well-suited for these tours.

Peter picked us up at Herring Cove Campground, so we did not have to move our motorhome. Then, when it began to rain half way through our tour he graciously offered to bring us back to the rv and pick us up the next day to finish the tour. That is what I call exceptional service.
The information he presented and the stories he told about the people,towns,buildings and environment gave a complete view of the island.
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Date of experience: August 2017

“I Normally Don't Like Guided Tours”
Reviewed 6 days ago

While I normally don't like guided tours Campobello Island is one of those places where you will benefit from a tour guide. Peter Harwerth runs Campobello Sightseeing. While Peter is a German native he's lived on Campobello for 8 years and knows everyone (all 900 of them).

Peter picked us up in Lubec, ME and drove us across the border. While we could have taken our rental car into Canada I felt like it would be easier to have a local escort us across. As expected Peter is on a first name basis with the border guards on both sides.

After we crossed the border we had lunch at Jocie's Porch. Then the gravel road excursion began! Given that the Roosevelt Campobello International Park covers about 1/3 of the island, many of the sites are on well maintained gravel roads. I'm certain that I would have been reluctant to explore them in a rental car much less have known where to go.

When we arrived at Liberty Point at the south end of the island a fog was rolling in. It was coming in so thick and quick that you could actually see it blowing by you. The temperature had dropped about 10 degrees (Fahrenheit). While the fog reduced the visibility significantly the local coastline was beautiful with the fog.

By the time we reached the north end of the island it was hot and sunny. Campobello Island has a fascinating micro climate.

But Peter took us everywhere. I love it when a tour guide drives up to a popular location, in this case Head Harbor Lightstation, and says "Don't go that way (to the marked routes) but go this way where the view is better." Peter had a vast knowledge of Head Harbor Lightstation since he has been involved as a volunteer in the restoration of this facility.

Our final stop was at the Roosevelt Cottage where we had more than an hour to explore. That got us a nice visit in that cottage but If you want to visit the Hubbard cottage you should arrange with Peter for more time there.
Visited August 2016

“Group fun!”

We were a group of 7 women away for a girls getaway for 5 days and Campobello Island was one of our stops. Peter was excellent and we kept commenting on how he was one of the highlights of our trip. He picked us up in a large van and then took us touring around the island. He was flexible if we wanted to stop anywhere and let us choose our itinerary. Peter's personality exudes kindness and he goes above and beyond. Even though our trip was 2 months ago, I still had to make sure that I wrote a review. We highly recommend Peter and Campobello Sightseeing tours to anyone visiting the island.

Visited July 2016

“History, scenery,by an informed resident”

After driving around the Island on day one we heard about Peter and Campobello Sightseeing. On day 2 we engaged Peter the owner and driver/guide for a 2.5 hour tour. Peter is knowledgeable about the Island and full of wonderful stories about each place we visited in his van. His tour and commentary was the high light of our visit to Campobello. It was leisurely as we had time to get out of the van and walk about at almost every stop. We learned several years ago in Europe that a tour with a driver is the best way to get acquainted with an area. This tour bore out our previous experience. $50.00 for the two of us. A bargain given all we learned and the fun we had. Appropriate for families .

Our visit Aug02-03

Well, I am back to work, but wanted to say thank you again for the wonderful
tour. The sights we saw were breath taking, and we thoroughly enjoyed it. Campobello Island is beautiful, and I learned much from our visit. We have some wonderful pictures to remember our trip,
And you were a great guide to the beauty that is Campobello Island. I've
already told dozens of people, and we hope to come back again in the future.

Thank you again

“Touring Campobello!”

Reviewed 23 July 2014

We were fortunate enought to find this company to escort us on our tour of the island. We picked up Bea, and she was not only informative, she was also a lot of fun. She took us to the lighthouse at low tide, which is a MUST to see and do, considering you get to walk across the ocean floor. She took us to see and do things, that we might have missed on our own. I would contact them for another tour if ever in this area. Thanks again Bea, for the tour, the information, and the laughs!!

Visited July 2014

“Fun experience”
Reviewed 12 July 2013

Just driving around the Island and visiting the Light Houses was fun for us and our 12 year old grandson.
Visited June 2013

“Shouldn't be missed!”

Reviewed 5 November

"My husband and I had an outstanding fall visit to the island. The Roosevelt "Cottage" was very interesting and the scenic harbors, coves, and lighthouses were stunning! Peter Harwerth's 2.5 hr. Tour was extremely valuable and an excellent. He went out if his way to ensure that our visit was informative, thorough and highly enjoyable!"

Last Tour of the Season
I was "the last tour of the season" and was treated to a private tour by Peter. I knew I could drive around the island by myself, but wouldn't learn anything that way. Having a resident take you and give you not only history but insight into life on the island, such as the reliance on the fishing industry, was truly an experience. I recommend Campobello Sightseeing to all. Visited October 2015

Campobello Island visit was magical, of course having a terrific guide like Peter from Island Tour helped tremendously, on our own, pretty sure we would have missed a lot on the history of the island, We got to see and experience a lot more than having visited the Island on our own.

Visited August 2015

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