10 Best Things To Do In Moncton, Canada

Things to do in Moncton Canada
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Are you planning to visit Canada in the near future? If you are planning to visit, Moncton should be on your vacation list. Located in southeastern New Brunswick, Moncton offers you some spectacularly beautiful places to wander. You can expect to find interesting places that are beyond your expectations here. Moncton, Canada is known as the “Most Polite City” in Canada by Reader’s Digest. This is an ideal place for you to spend your summer days with family or friends. Let’s check out the best locations for you to visit in Moncton.

1. Magnetic Hill Zoo

Magnetic Hill Zoo - Moncton, NB
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Bring your family to explore new things in the Magnetic Hill Zoo. The Magnetic Hill Zoo is a place that works to protect animal species and it’s raising public awareness about animal populations and habitats. Situated in Moncton, this place is home to over 400 species of animals from around the world. You can learn about all the different animals as well as the rare species. The place will be a lovely activity for a fun day out with your family.

Magnetic Hill Zoo

Address: 125 Magic Mountain Road Moncton, N.B. E1G 4V7

Website: Magnetic Hill Zoo

2. Magnetic Hill or Gravity Hill

Magnetic Hill
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Another interesting place if you plan on visiting this city is to be sure to put the Magnetic Hill on your list. It is quite a splendid place that will make you wonder and you will be mesmerized with the natural phenomenon that makes you feel as though your car is going uphill without any effort! You will have an unforgettable experience – when you leave your car in neutral, your car will automatically climb uphill!

Magnetic Hill

Address: 2846 Mountain Rd, Moncton, NB E1G 2W7, Canada

Website: Magnetic Hill

3. Magic Mountain

Magic mountain water park moncton
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Visitors will surely find this place hip because you can spend your whole day enjoying the extreme water theme park! It offers you many rides including The Crazy Tornado that will make your adrenaline rush because of its 400-foot (122 m) enclosed tube slide! Other than that, visitors can also choose to relax in the Lazy River, where you can sit in a tube and float surrounding a replica of a nineteenth century steamship.

Magic Mountain

Address: 2875 Mountain Rd, Moncton, NB E1G 2W7, Canada

Website: Magic Mountain

4. Casino New Brunswick

Moncton Casino Sunrise
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Good news for those who love fun and excitement. New Brunswick Casino will offer you lots of games such as slots, table games, poker, and many others. Try playing table games here as it has 8 live, such as blackjack, baccarat, craps, and roulette. Enjoy the exclusive surroundings of the High Limit Gaming Room and its various amenities here. Not just that, you can also enjoy a fine dining experience here from its buffet to its pub.

Casino New Brunswick

Address: 21 Casino Dr, Moncton, NB E1G 0R7, Canada

Website: Casino New Brunswick

5. Marché Moncton Market

 Moncton Market
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Situated in the heart of downtown, Marche Moncton Market is a heaven full of food for the citizens of Moncton. Here, you can try a lot of different food varieties such as falafel, cupcakes, and fresh juice while soaking up with the atmosphere. If you plan to have a barbecue at your homestay, this market is the most suggested place for you to find fresh meat and vegetables for a reasonable price. Apart from that, you can discover unique crafts that are made by local crafters that are bound to put a smile on your family’s or friend’s face.

Marché Moncton Market

Address: 120 Westmorland St, Moncton, NB E1C 0R9, Canada

Website: Marché Moncton Market

6. Tidal Bore

Tidal Bore, Petitcodiac River, Moncton, NB
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Visit Tidal Bore while enjoying a natural phenomenon caused by the tides at the Bay of Fundy. Observe the water rushing in through the Petitcodiac River and roll back upstream, a phenomenon considered a natural wonder. Visitors can also see surfers ride the huge waves. Be sure to check the tide chart and arrive half an hour early to catch the amazing tide on time and it will be worthwhile.

Tidal Bore

Address: 10 Bendview Crt. Moncton

Website: Tidal Bore

7. TreeGO - Moncton

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Experience extreme activities at TreeGo Moncton from its aerial adventure courses. TreeGo designs many courses that will fit all kinds of ages or fitness levels, and offers pleasure in a unique outdoor environment. Before you zip and climb from tree to tree on an aerial adventure, you will be properly trained by TreeGO’s professional certified trainer. The entrance fee is affordable and ranges from 28 CAD to 38 CAD (21.85 USD to 29.66 USD) per person. Other than total fun, you can also boost your self-confidence while trying the challenging activities.

Treego Moncton

Address: 811 St George Blvd, Moncton, NB E1E 4E7, Canada

Website: Treego Moncton

8. Magnetic Hill Winery

Winery
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Sip a mouthful of the finest wine here at Magnetic Hill Winery. It is situated 2 minutes off the Trans Canada, overlooking the city of Moncton and the legendary Magnetic Hill. Wine lovers from all over the world can taste the best wine that is made from a great selection of strawberries, raspberries, rhubarb, grapes, and many more fruits. You can enjoy your evening meal by selecting local cheese and crackers, and combine this with your favorite wine, while relishing a panoramic view of the Moncton landscape.

Magnetic Hill Winery

Address: 860 Front Mountain Rd, Moncton, NB E1G 3H3, Canada

Website: Magnetic Hill Winery

9. Mapleton Park

Mapleton Park Moncton
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Mapleton Park is a refreshing place to walk through nature. Visitors can find peace and quiet from the chirping sound of the birds while sitting on the benches provided. The park has many walking trails for a good stroll or for cycling. In autumn, the beauty of Mapleton Park can be seen in the changes of its colourful maple leaves that turns into gorgeous shades of red, orange, and yellow.

Mapleton Park

Address: 610 Mapleton Road, Moncton

Website: Mapleton Park

10. Butterfly World and the Boardwalk

Butterfly
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You can learn about and discover hundreds of species of butterflies with explanations from the professional guide here at Butterfly World and Boardwalk. It is open daily from 10 am to 8 pm, but can only visit from the end of June to the beginning of September. Other than that, you can enjoy different activities such as go-karts, batting cages, mini golf, bumper boats, and many more fun rides! The mixture of fun and education is truly remarkable.

Butterfly World and the Boardwalk

Address: 2800 Mountain Road Moncton, NB

Website: Butterfly World and the Boardwalk

Perfect getaway

What do you think? From its historic magnetic hill to its natural park, Moncton is a perfect getaway for you to bring your family or friends to have a good time. When you have the chance to visit Moncton, be sure to review all of the best places to see and explore.

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