Experience the adventure of a whale watching tour! There are several companies to choose from on the island, all with several years experience. There are also puffin tours which will take you out to Machias Island to see these colourful little sea birds! You may also see porpoises, seals and other wildlife!
Grand Manan offers several beautiful, maintained hiking trails, from cliffside to beach to forest, for every experience level. There are also a few lovely campgrounds, or if you prefer, backcountry camping. Experience the wilderness of this island in peace and nature.
Grand Manan is famous for its lighthouses, big and small. Swallowtail Lighthouse, which you can spot when first arriving on the ferry, is a Canadian National Heritage Building and an absolute must-see when visiting!
The island offers several types of beaches, from
the sandy beaches of Seal Cove, Anchorage and Deep Cove, to rockier beaches of Stanley's Beach, Whale Cove and Dark Habour, there is something for every kind of beach-comber and sun-wroshipper out there!
Whether you are looking for a delicious breakfast sandwich and a cup of coffee or a cold drink and amazing lobster dip on a patio, there are many unique places to eat on the island! Not to mention the fresh seafood...
Whether you are a photographer, writer, painter or simply someone who admires beauty, you will find plenty of inspiration here on Grand Manan. And, if you want to commemorate your stay, consider a portrait session with our local, on-site professional photographer!