Plan your visit

St. Andrews Blockhouse National Historic Site

Situated on New Brunswick’s west coast in charming St. Andrews-by-the-Sea, St. Andrews Blockhouse overlooks the harbour, offering stunning views of the Bay of Fundy tides. Plan to spend an hour touring the site and park-like grounds. St. Andrews is a 30-minute drive from the US/Canada border. It’s a 1-hour and 15-minutes drive from Saint John, and two hours from the Fredericton airport.


Daily visitor fees. Free admission for youth.


Seasonal and local weather, and trends

Visitor safety

The Passamaquoddy Bay flows into the Bay of Fundy.

Improvements and infrastructure

What to know before travel: facilities, roads, bridges, trails, and visitor facility improvements.

Facilities and services

More information about the blockhouse, lookout, accessible facilities, and more

How to get here


23 Joes Point Road
Saint Andrews, N.B.
E5B 2J7

  Phone (June to August)

  Phone (September to May)



The site is located in St. Andrews, New Brunswick. The town is:

  • 30 minute drive east of Calais, Maine.
  • 1 hour drive west of Saint John, New Brunswick.

When travelling on Route 1:

  1. Turn south onto Highway 127 at Exit 14 or 29;
  2. Drive for 10-15 minutes until you reach Reed Avenue;
  3. Turn right at Harriet Street and right again at the bottom of the street;
  4. Watch for local signs indicating the Blockhouse.

Facilities and services

Accessible Facilities Accessible parking
Accessible Facilities Accessible services
Bus parking Bus parking
Dogs on leash Dogs on leash
Information Information
Lookout Lookout
Parking Parking
Picnic area Picnic area
Coffee shop Restaurant or café
Restrooms Restrooms
WiFi Wi-Fi
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