At 10 x 4 miles long, Deer Island is the smallest of three main islands of the Fundy Isles, with a population of around 1,000. To get to the Island from New Brunswick, take Rte 1 south from Saint John or North from St. Stephen. Take any highway exit between 40-43 and follow the Deer Island Ferry signs on Rte 772 through St George to the L\'Etete ferry landing. The 20 minute ferry ride is an enjoyable sail through the archipelago of islands of all sizes that spot the coast between Deer Island and her \"sister\" island, Campobello. The free government ferry leaves the New Brunswick mainland every half hour from 7:00 am to 10:00 pm. Deer Island boasts tranquility and relaxation, and plenty for the adventurous nature seeker. Take a whale watching tour in the Bay of Fundy, renowned for it\'s endangered North Atlantic Right Whale. Watch the playful humpback, giant finback, minke and sei whales as well as the ever-present pods of porpoise and seals which enjoy playing around boats. Hike or bike the winding hills and paths from one million dollar view to the next. See the bald eagle and an endless variety of other birds and wildlife in their natural habitat. During your stay on Deer Is., NB, you may wish to visit Campobello Island, which boasts the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Cottage and Park, and golfing. East Coast Ferries links Deer Island to Campobello and Eastport, Maine.
Deer Island, NB | (506) 747-2286
The cottage comes with a variety of amenities including a full kitchen, cooking utensils, dishes, bedding, TV, propane BBQ,...View Details