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Grand Manan Island: A Whale and Birding Paradise

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Program #5378RJ
7 Days | 6 Nights
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Charles from Wheaton, IL Number of programs attended: 6
Date attended: 08/25/13 - 08/31/13

Peggy Ann from Silver Spring, MD Number of programs attended: 16
Date attended: 08/11/13 - 08/17/13
For the whale watching activists out there, this is the program for you. We saw so many humpbacks. Enormous males and females and we even saw a baby that would float upside down with his tale in the air and wave at us. It was a first for me. The Marathon Inn is charming and Group Leader, Jim Leslie, is a fantastic cook. You won't be disappointed.

Charlotte from Grand Isle, VT Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 08/11/13 - 08/17/13
This program was excellent. Accommodations were fine and a large step up from our historic past of always camping on outdoor adventures. It was great food and nice to have it prepared for us. I've been on 2 whale watches, but this whaling adventure topped them all and I can't imagine better.

Linda from Alamogordo, NM Number of programs attended: 7
Date attended: 07/14/13 - 07/20/13
The Grand Manan Whale watching and Birding course in mid-July was a wonderful experience with a great group of people! Highly recommended for all interested in the sea and it's life. Linda B, New Mexico

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6 nights of accommodations
17 meals: 6 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 6 dinners
2 Expert-led lectures
7 Field trips


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