Grand Manan Island, New Brunswick
Whale and Seabird Research Station
Miles of beautiful wilderness hikes and picnic areas grace the majestic woods overlooking the sea. More information at the ranger station.
Looking for something to do? Swallowtail Overlook is nearby many great activities, and areas of interest. Once you hop off the ferry, let the island take you away, leave all the stress behind! Check out the official Grand Manan Island Tourism Website at www.grandmanannb.com.
Grand Manan Museum
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The Rotary Festival
The month of August offers events, rides, crafts, parades and Rotary Barbeques for all!!
Moses Memorial Bird Collection
Noted for world class exhibitions and a renowned collection of native artifacts, the cultural center is a must see for anyone
Weekly summer event
Grand Manan - "A place back in time"
Places of Interest
Grand Manan offers over 338 species and is renowned as a birdwatching paradise. There are a variety of land birds and sea birds including the colorful and playful puffin. Grab your binoculars and delight in the views.
Cycling or Hiking
See the coast from an entirely new perspective. Bring your hiking boots or bicycles for even more fun!
Sea Kayaking or Canoeing
For the more adventurous person, enjoy all the coves and inlets. Paddle amongst the dolphins and seals. There are daily tours of the island. Enjoy the rich and challenging waters of the Bay of Fundy firsthand. If you have never kayaked before, don't worry- with instruction provided, it's fun for you and the whole family!
Whale Watching Tours
Grand Manan is world famous for its variety and quantity of whale and marine life sightings. More whales here than anywhere else in New Brunswick. Most local whale watching tours gaurantee whale sightings!! You may see the magnificent Finback whale (up to 70 ft.), the playful dumpback (clown of the ocean). Minke and Sei whales and, of course, the endangered North Atlantic Right Whale. You may also see porpoise, seals and sharks.
Astually, grab a morning cup of coffee and watch for whales right from your deck.