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Shediac's Giant Lobster

229 Main St | Rotary Park, Shediac, New Brunswick E4P 2A5, Canada
+1 506-532-7000
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Lobsterfest

Yep it's big. And popular. There is a constant string of people coming trying to get their picture... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Dale H
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Osoyoos, Canada
Crowd pleaser

This is a wonderful landmark in Shediac but hard to have your picture taken with it due to its... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Acadia80
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Halifax, Canada
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One of the most photographed attractions in New Brunswick, i.e. Shediac’s Giant Lobster, is ageing gracefully, even very gracefully, and we plan to celebrate its 25th anniversary in style this year (2015). This work of art measuring 11 metres long, 5 metres in width, 5 metres high and weighing nearly 90 tons saw the light of day thanks to an initiative launched by the Shediac Rotary Club. The Town and the Rotary Club will therefore work together to mark the quarter century of existence of this work of art sculpted by the artist Winston Bronnum. For more information on the festivities marking the 25th anniversary, please visit the Town of Shediac’s website.
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229 Main St | Rotary Park, Shediac, New Brunswick E4P 2A5, Canada
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+1 506-532-7000
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Yep it's big. And popular. There is a constant string of people coming trying to get their picture with the lobster. We found that the people were willing to que up and wait each turn so everybody could get their exclusive picture with or in...More

Thank Dale H
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a wonderful landmark in Shediac but hard to have your picture taken with it due to its popularity with tourists. Try to get there in the early morning before the crowds hit!!

Thank Acadia80
Reviewed 3 days ago

Shediac is the home of a major lobster industry. To honor it, there is a statue of a giant lobster in the middle of town. It is worth 5 minutes of our time and is a great photo opportunity.

Thank godolnj
Reviewed 1 week ago

Precise in every detail. Amazing work of art. Great for taking pictures with family and friends. Highly recommended.

Thank Félice Maillet P
Reviewed 1 week ago

The lobster is really big! It was so much fun to see! Great photo opportunities! Right on the water of a beautiful town!

Thank smilyj2001
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

That if you drive by you need to stop to take a picture. I wouldnt go out of your way to see it unless you have a thing for lobsters. But it is definitely a fun photo opp.

Thank Michelle K
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm not really sure what I should have expected but this was a fun little monument. It's a HUGE statue of a lobster, very realistic and in a beautiful spot. My kids and I loved taking a few photos there and it really was that...More

Thank Samantha M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great light for photos in the late afternoon/early evening. Fewer crowds too. Kids will love climbing on it!

Thank Karen L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love the over-sized statues you can see all over the country. This one was particularly impressive and kids really enjoyed climbing all over it. I had even known about this one before we hit town. Definitely worth a quick stop.

Thank calgaryguy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Anytime you see the worlds largest, isn't is mandatory you have to stop and check it out. 10 minute stop for pictures and back on the highway. Although they did have some quaint shops and bathrooms if you need them

Thank Keith T
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talstales
31 March 2017|
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Response from muchmusic | Reviewed this property |
If you look on a Google map, there is a Shediac tourist information center right close by the Giant Lobster Park, and I think they could help you find the name you want for the Gift shop. Hope that helps.
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