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Bathurst is a city located in the northeastern part of New Brunswick, Canada. It's known for its beautiful location on the Nepisiguit Bay, which is part of the Chaleur Bay. The city itself has a population of around 12,000 people. Bathurst has a long history dating back to the 17th century. It was originally settled by the French and was named after a British secretary of state for war and the colonies in the 1820s. The economy of the city has traditionally relied on industries like lumbering and fishing, but a pulp mill built in the early 20th century also became a major employer.

Today, Bathurst is a popular tourist destination, especially for those who enjoy the outdoors. The city offers outstanding scenery, four distinct seasons, and plenty of activities to do year-round. Some of the popular attractions include Pabineau Falls, Pokeshaw Rock, Tetagouche Falls and Plage Youghall Beach.

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Airports near Bathurst

There are multiple ways to reach Bathurst - here are 4 airports you can use to get to Bathurst.

Greater Moncton International Airport

Located approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes away from Bathurst, this airport offers domestic and international flights. It is the closest major airport to Bathurst and provides connections to various destinations.

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Fredericton International Airport

Situated around 3 hours and 30 minutes away from Bathurst, this airport serves domestic flights and offers connections to other Canadian cities. It is a viable option for travellers who prefer a slightly longer drive.

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Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport

Although a bit farther, approximately 5 hours away from Bathurst, this airport provides a wider range of domestic and international flights. travellers may need to connect through Québec City to reach Bathurst.

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Halifax Stanfield International Airport

Located around 5 hours and 30 minutes away from Bathurst, this airport offers numerous domestic and international flights. It is a major hub in the region and provides connections to various destinations.

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If you'd like to easily manage your travel expenses and don't want to pay the full cost of your flights to Bathurst upfront, why not consider using Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) payment methods at Alternative Airlines?

With BNPL plans, you can divide the cost of your tickets to Bathurst into smaller, more manageable chunks that can be paid back over time. There's usually no interest involved, however, it's wise to check with the lending provider beforehand.

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Things to do in Bathurst

Exploring Bathurst's many attractions can be overwhelming, so we've handpicked our top 3:

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Explore the Daly Point Nature Reserve

This 400-hectare reserve offers a variety of hiking and biking trails that wind through forests, wetlands, and along the coast. The trails offer stunning views of the Nepisiguit River and Chaleur Bay. There is also a beach where visitors can relax and enjoy the scenery.

Visit the Bathurst Regional Museum

This museum houses a collection of artefacts that tell the story of the Bathurst region, from the Miꞌkmaq people who first inhabited the area to the European settlers who arrived in the 17th century. The museum also has exhibits on the region's natural history and industry.

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Relax at the Pabineau Falls

These waterfalls are located on the Nepisiguit River, about 20 kilometres from Bathurst. The falls are a popular spot for swimming, picnicking, and hiking. There is a short trail that leads to the base of the falls, where visitors can get a close-up look at the cascading water.