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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A full 26-foot voyageur canoe (Sipu) on tour in 2013.  We hope to see it just as full, and back on the water, in 2022.   #tbt

A full 26-foot voyageur canoe (Sipu) on tour in 2013. We hope to see it just as full, and back on the water, in 2022. #tbt ... See MoreSee Less

June 24th, 4:00 pm
Well be closed today and tomorrow for staff First Aid Training.  Well be back in the Centre on Saturday morning!

We'll be closed today and tomorrow for staff First Aid Training. We'll be back in the Centre on Saturday morning! ... See MoreSee Less

June 24th, 8:20 am
Our Climate Action Study Team is looking for some volunteers to join them as citizen scientists this summer. Study the island’s species up close, and help our team better understand how a warming climate will affect the Island. Contact us for more information, and to register as a volunteer.

Our Climate Action Study Team is looking for some volunteers to join them as "citizen scientists" this summer. Study the island’s species up close, and help our team better understand how a warming climate will affect the Island. Contact us for more information, and to register as a volunteer. ... See MoreSee Less

June 22nd, 4:00 pm