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Friends of McNabs Island Events 2014

McNabs Island Fall Foliage Tours - SOLD OUT!

Sunday October 19 (rain date October 26)
Time: 10 am - 5:00 pm

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 historic Hugonin Battery and Hugonin Point, the newest additions to the provincial park.
  • Explore the setting of the acclaimed Thomas Raddall novel, Hangman's Beach.

Wear outdoor shoes, and bring a lunch and drinking water.

Departure Locations: (arrive by 9:30 for 10:00 am departure)

Halifax: Meet at Murphy's Cable Wharf, 1751 Lower Water St on the Halifax Waterfront. Capacity 190 persons.

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

(SOLD OUT!) Cost: $13 (members and children under 16), $17 (non-members), babies under 2 free. Tickets are limited and available ONLY through Ticket Atlantic at (902) 451-1221, the Halifax Metro Centre Box Office and kiosk, the 27 participating Atlantic Superstore customer service counters or online at

For more information:
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Or contact Faye (443-1749), or Cathy (434-2254 evenings) or email

Media Contact:

Cathy McCarthy
President, Friends of McNabs Island Society
902-434-2254 or 902-456-9167 (cell)