Here are the most popular "tour" attractions in the Fredericton area. Some of
these are self-guided, some have guides, and most are even free.
Compound Tour (free)
Experience Fredericton facts and folklore; historic properties and local art craftsmanship; and, be surprised by period entertainment. Visit Fredericton's Military Compound at your leisure or take a guided walking tour. Tours begin at the Soldiers' Barracks in the Historic Military Compound at 1-5pm from July 1 until Sept 3.
Guided Heritage Walking Tour (free)
Join the Calithumpian Tour and Theatre Company for a free tour with historically
costumed guides, July 1-Sept 3. Tours leave City Hall and the Soldiers Barracks daily at 10am-6pm. Special & group tours may be arranged year-round for a fee.
From Canada Day to Labour Day, meet the ghosts of historic figures from Fredericton's past on a lantern-lit tour through Downtown Fredericton. Tours begin at the Coach House (Home of the Calithumpians) behind Gallery 78 at 796 Queen St. Tour times: Mon., Tues., Thurs., & Fri., beginning at dusk (9pm). Cost: $12 for adults and $8 for children. Group rates available.
View Fredericton from a different perspective as you cruise along the shores of the majestic St. John River. Board either "The Carleton 2" (506) 454-BOAT (2628) or "The Wood Duck" (506)447-7494 or check with the staff at one of Fredericton"s visitor information centres, (506)460-2129.
Trius Taxi would be pleased to show you the "City of Stately Elms". One-hour city tours are available. Up to six passengers for $24.
Time Travel Tours
A Theatrical Learning Quest - Come enjoy a unique time travel experience through the beautiful downtown of the Capital City and Poet's Corner of Canada. You will be entertained and enthralled by this unique and dynamic theatrical experience featuring some of the key colourful characters of Fredericton's history. Meet the movers and shakers of our culture, see their grand homes and haunts and learn their stories first hand as if you were there! Our most complete and exciting tour of New Brunswick's historic cultural capital!
Over 30 guided and self-guided tours are described in this booklet, available from Fredericton Tourism. Pick up your copy at any of the three Fredericton Tourism Visitor Information Centre.