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McNabs Island Fall Foliage Tours

Eastern Shore
6.5 hours
$25 CAD Per Person
October 18 (rain date: Oct 25)

About This Experience

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. On this tour you’ll learn about:

  • The important role the Island played for the Mi’kmaq First Nations, the early French settlers, and the British, who built several fortifications on the island to protect the Port of Halifax
  • The cholera ship that was quarantined off McNabs Island in 1866
  • Bill Lynch, the midway king who got his start on the island
  • The island’s plants and wildlife

Click to learn more about the Fall Foliage Tours, book tickets, and plan your visit.


Two departure points for the tours:

  • Halifax: Murphy’s on the Water – Cable Wharf on the Halifax Waterfront, 1751 Lower Water St
  • Eastern Passage: A&M Sea Charters – 87 Government Wharf Rd, Fisherman’s Cove


Things you should know

Daily Availability:Sunday
Hours9:30 am - 4 pm
$25 CAD Per Person
Eastern Shore
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