Just 18 km from Frederictons downtown is one of the largest Atlantic Salmon conservation hatcheries in the world. Tour the unique salmon rearing facility where about 400,000 juvenile and 5000 adult salmon are raised. Learn how migratory fish resources, particularly Atlantic Salmon, are protected at Mactaquac and about the conservation efforts for this endangered species.
The life cycle of the Atlantic Salmon and activities of the facility are demonstrated through displays and signage along the tour.
Guided tours are available Monday to Friday, June 15 to August 30 by appointment only. 506-363-3021 ext. 232