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Sat, Apr 08

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Halifax

McNabs Island Birding and Hiking Trip

DOS is teaming up with the Dalhousie Birding Society for a fun day trip to McNabs Island! We will be taking public transit to and from the Wharf in East Hants where will take a boat charter to the Island and back. You can expect fun times, boat rides, and birds!

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McNabs Island Birding and Hiking Trip
McNabs Island Birding and Hiking Trip

Time & Location

Apr 08, 2023, 8:00 a.m. – 4:20 p.m.

Halifax, 6136 University Ave, Halifax, NS B3H 4R2, Canada

About the event

This is a unique opportunity for hikers of all skill levels to enjoy an adventure filled day exploring McNabs Island! We will hike a bit of the island and engage in some birding along the way. 

Please ensure you sign the DOS waiver before coming, if you have not done so thus far: https://www.daloutdoors.com/about-5-3.

Meeting Place: Dalhousie Student Union Building @ 8am on April 8th, as we will be walking to the Howe Hall bus stop soon after to catch the 1 at 8:24am. 

Please bring lunch, water, warm clothes, a rain jacket, sun protection, sturdy hiking shoes (running shoes, hiking boots...), binoculars, and your Dal Bus Pass.

All participants that have chosen to take personal vehicles must meet at the A & M Charters wharf (87 Government Wharf Rd, Eastern Passage, NS B3G 1M7) by 9:30am, as the charter leaves at 10am.

Trip duration: Approximately 7.5 hrs. Depart from the SUB at 8:00am and return to Dalhousie Campus by 3:30pm.

Questions or concerns please contact Bennett Brule – bennett.brule@dal.ca

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