St. Martins rests on the longest beach in the Upper Bay of Fundy, sheltered by Quaco Head to the west and McCumber Head and the sea caves to the east.
Driving to St. Martins
The most direct route is via Route 111 from Saint John or Sussex, New Brunswick, Canada. This is a secondary road with minimal traffic.
If the journey is as important to you as the destination, you have options! Views of pristine ocean beaches, fishing villages and harbours, valleys and farmland – the drives are spectacular no matter which route you choose.
- 30 minutes from Saint John Airport, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
- 45 minutes from the Town of Sussex, New Brunswick, Canada
- 90 minutes from the US border at Calais, Maine
Prepare for the World’s Highest Tides
- Official St. Martins times & heights for high and low tides — source: Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada
The tide rises and falls every 6 hours and 13 minutes, creating new times high and low tides every day. In St. Martins, the difference between high and low tide can be as much as 11.5 m (38 feet). You’ll want to consider the tide times in planning your trip so you can experience the full range of activities and natural beauty of St. Martins.
Whether you’re visiting for two hours, two days, or two weeks, you’ll find everything you need for your St. Martins adventure right here in the Village–from groceries and gas to homemade sausage and wine. St. Martins is also the perfect place to prepare for your journey through the Fundy Trail Parkway and all the world-class attractions along the Upper Bay of Fundy.