The Friends of Beaubears Island remain vigilant during the COVID-19 pandemic. In compliance with existing guidelines, and wishing the safety of both our staff and our guests, all of our programming and events will be offered to one ‘Steady 15’ at a time.

Welcome to Beaubears Island

Visit our Interpretive Centre at 35 St. Patrick's Drive, Nelson-Miramichi

Meet our characters, from early French fur traders, to the Marquis Charles Deschamps de Boishebert, to the various shipbuilders who inhabited the island for over 100 years

Experience the multicultural history of the Miramichi

For more information on our tours and ferry services:

Discover a place where fortunes were made... and lives were lost.

The Latest News & Events

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Capt. Donna locked in combat with the Islands invasive nemesis, the glossy buckthorn, in 2016 #tbt

Capt. Donna locked in combat with the Island's invasive nemesis, the glossy buckthorn, in 2016 #tbt ... See MoreSee Less

June 17th, 4:00 pm

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And rocking that hard hat..lol

Donna is a trooper…:)

Ferry service to Beaubears Island begins on June 23!  Dont forget about our walking club for those interested in using the restored trails regularly throughout the season. Individual and Family Passes available
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Le service de traversier vers lîle Beaubears commence le 23 juin !  Noubliez pas notre club de marche pour ceux qui souhaitent utiliser régulièrement les sentiers restaurés tout au long de la saison. Passes individuelles et familiales disponibles

Ferry service to Beaubears Island begins on June 23! Don't forget about our walking club for those interested in using the restored trails regularly throughout the season. Individual and Family Passes available
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Le service de traversier vers l'île Beaubears commence le 23 juin ! N'oubliez pas notre club de marche pour ceux qui souhaitent utiliser régulièrement les sentiers restaurés tout au long de la saison. Passes individuelles et familiales disponibles
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June 16th, 4:00 pm
Thanks to the Miramichi Kinsmen, for their support for our Grade Six Education Program!  FoB Programming Coordinator Guillermo Dietrich is joined by Kinsmen President, Lucas Durelle, and Incoming President,  Brendan Manderson, who present this generous contribution to FoB Executive Director, Shawn McCarthy

Thanks to the Miramichi Kinsmen, for their support for our Grade Six Education Program! FoB Programming Coordinator Guillermo Dietrich is joined by Kinsmen President, Lucas Durelle, and Incoming President, Brendan Manderson, who present this generous contribution to FoB Executive Director, Shawn McCarthy ... See MoreSee Less

June 16th, 10:00 am