"Deer Island, NB" Deer Island by marcoparco
Deer Island Travel Guide: 26 reviews and 67 photos
Deer Island is located on the southern shore of New-Brunswick. It is approximately one hour or so from Saint-John. I had been to Deer Island before however during the previous trip I was to young to appreciate its uniqueness and beauty. The total population is estimated at 1000 people. Most who reside on the Island are in the fishing buisness. The island itself is a mere 9 miles long and 3 miles wide. Even it is a small island, it is one that offers a lot for those who visit.
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My ex-girlfriends brother in law was kind enough to take me and my ex-girlfriend to observe them fish herring. It was quite the adventure! See more in my Must See Tips!
We were casually driving around the Island when I noticed that every car that we encountered would wave. I thought this was somewhat funny and figured my car was similar to someone who lived on the Island. It did not take me long to figure out that people from Deer Island are just friendly people who wave to everybody. The thing that confirmed my thoughts was when I received a wave from 90 year old (or so) woman that could barely see over the steering wheel!!
So to sum it up, the people on Deer Island are very friendly. If you are ever there, don't be shy...stick out your hand and wave!
- Pros:Great scenery, nice people and relaxing
- Cons:Very small
- In a nutshell:A relaxing getaway with very welcoming people!
That day the fisherman caught approximately 15 tons of herring. Although they called it a half decent day I thought it... more travel advice
After cleaning the sea weed out of the way and waiting for over an hour, the Herring carrier, it finally arrived. Not... more travel advice
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