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Field Trip: Tancook Island (Sept 30th)

An island adventure in Mahone Bay. Take the ferry to Big Tancook Island for a day’s adventure. The ferry leaves at 1:00 pm from Chester.

You can rent bicycles on the island or bring your own to explore the island.


Saturday, Sept 30, 2017 – 12:30pm

The Tancook Islands Ferry departs from Chester at 1pm.  They advise to show up at least 15 minutes before departure time, so we’ll meet as a group at 12:30

Cost for the ferry is $7/person, payable in cash only.

Last ferry back departing Big Tancook Island at 6pm.

For further details on ferry schedules, fees, location, parking and anything else, see the Tancook Island Tourism website:

What To Bring

Camera – Bring your favourite camera and lenses, as the area provides opportunities from the wide angle landscapes to the details shots.  There will be plenty of walking and/or biking, so you might want to pare down your gear.

Water and Snacks – There are very limited options in the fall season for food or drink on island, so be sure to bring water and snacks.

Comfortable Footwear – There will be plenty of walking, so comfortable footwear is suggested.

Bike – You’ll be able to see more of the island if by bike, so bring your own or you can rent one on the island.

Tent and Sleeping Bag – If you miss the 6pm ferry ride back to mainland.

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