[Sust-mar] McNabs Island Fall Foliage Tours

Friends of McNabs Island Society krista at friendsofmcnabs.com
Wed Oct 3 22:03:17 EDT 2012

Public Service Announcement for Friends of McNabs Island Society


** McNabs Island Fall Foliage Tours
Sunday October 14
Rain date October 21
Time 10 am – 5:00 pm

Departure Locations:

Eastern Passage:  A&M Sea Charters, 87 Government Wharf Rd, Fisherman's Cove. Capacity 29 persons. SOLD OUT

Halifax: Meet at Murphy’s Cable Wharf, 1751 Lower Water St on the Halifax Waterfront.

Join the Friends of McNabs Island Society for the annual Fall Foliage Tour of McNabs Island Provincial Park. See the island in its autumn splendour and participate in guided
history and nature tours.
* **Visit the island's many historic sites including Victorian Gardens, pop bottle factory, grounds of the historic Conrad and Lynch homes and stop at historic Fort Ives for a breathtaking view of Halifax Harbour.
* Roam the island with a biologist exploring the park's animal and plant habitats.
* Learn more about the tragic story of the SS England, stricken with cholera and quarantined near McNabs in 1866.
* Explore the setting of the acclaimed Thomas Raddall novel, Hangman's Beach.
* visite guidée en français aussi!

Wear comfortable shoes, and bring a lunch and drinking water.
* $12 (members and children under 16)
* $15 (non-members)
* babies under 2 free.

Tickets are limited and available from Ticket Atlantic at (902) 451-1221, the Halifax Metro Centre Box Office and kiosk, the 27 participating Atlantic Superstore outlets or online at www.ticketatlantic.com.

Halifax ferry:
Maximum capacity - 190 people
Murphy’s Cable Wharf
1751 Lower Water Street

Eastern Passage ferry:
Maximum capacity - 29 people SOLD OUT
A & M Sea Charters
87 Government Wharf
Fisherman's Cove

Pre-registration required for groups:
Faye Power - 443-1749
Cathy McCarthy - 434-2254
mcnabs at chebucto.ns.ca (mailto:mcnabs at chebucto.ns.ca)

Visit  or our Facebook page (http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=7429991612) for more details.


Cathy McCarthy
Friends of McNabs Island Society
mcnabs at chebucto.ns.ca (mailto:mcnabs at chebucto.ns.ca)
902-434-2254  home
902-456-9167  cell

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