The Fortress Louisbourg is a living ,working town from the 17th century. They have a bakery,eatery,blacksmith shop,stables and gardens. There is also a native display, as the french befriended the native people with trade and knowledge for furs and food. Blackwood Tours provides a unique tour for the Fortress, sometimes we can provide a french speaking guide if requested.
All Fees and Taxes
What's Not Included
Coffee and/or Tea
INFANT: Age: 1 - 5
CHILD: Age: 6 - 10
YOUTH: Age: 11 - 17
ADULT: Age: 18 - 59
SENIOR: Age: 60 - 100
Public transportation options are available nearby
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
Suitable for all physical fitness levels
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For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
Experience may be cancelled due to Insufficient travelers
What To Expect
Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site
Fortress of Louisbourg is a designated historical landmark of Canada.In the 1700's it served as a profound place of significance in the great struggle between France and Britian for the empire. Characters are dressed in colonial wear and carry on the daily lives of the people who lived there in the days of the 1700's. French is the main language spoken by the townspeople unless you need interpretation. After the Fortress tour you will be taken to the Louisbourg Lighthouse, the first lighthouse erected in Canada. On your way back, you will drive along the Mira River, cottage country, great for all types of water sports. The river consists of half salt water and half fresh water. You will pass over Marion Bridge, famous for its song, and a gathering place for concerts and family gatherings. Then you will drive through Membertou First Nation reservation, voted the #1 reservation in Canada for years in a row. Known for its social and economic developments as the Mi"kmaq comminity .
Admission Ticket Included
This lighthouse was the first lighthouse erected in Canada. Wonderful views and pictures
Admission Ticket Free
Mira River Provincial Park
Driving along the Mira River, cottage country. Where the water is half salt and half fresh. A playground for watercraft. Crossing Marion Bridge, a place where families gather for festivities, music and food.
Admission Ticket Free
Membertou is a first nations reserve. It is the #1 reserve in Canada, 5years in a row. An economic and cultural development reservation. It has its own Heritage center that with time may allow for a stop.