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One of favourites spots in Canada

Went to this island with a friend. It's a fun ride by a very comfy and nice ferry. 1.5 hours it... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
London, Canada
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New Brunswick’s Best Kept Secret

A little island paradise with beautiful beaches, people and places to discover. The Saturday... read more

Reviewed August 13, 2018
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located in the Bay of Fundy, Grand Manan Island offers an array of activities, scenery and unique experiences.
| 130 Route 776, VIC in the summertime, New Brunswick, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to this island with a friend. It's a fun ride by a very comfy and nice ferry. 1.5 hours it takes. Hint: take your car. There's many beautiful spot to go and walking is kinda impossible if you don't have much time.

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Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

A little island paradise with beautiful beaches, people and places to discover. The Saturday Market, Breakfast On The Hill, Karen’s mini donuts and ice cream, whale watching, the Swallowtail Lighthouse, free Ferry to White Head Island, restaurants, supermarket, hospital, bank, hardware store, pharmacy and liquor...More

1  Thank ChaChaChaFredericton
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Beautiful island, with a good touristic offer (B & B, few hotels, Inns, and 2 nice campings, few restaurants) ... and not so many tourists ; a great place. We stayed at the Hole-in-the-wall camping, and it's a great place for tent camping : on...More

Thank ytremblay
Reviewed August 5, 2018

For just a 90 minute ferry ride each way you get to see spectacular scenery unspoiled by bus loads of people. A hidden gem in Canada. Southwest Head was a highlight as well as dulse harvesting at low tide at Dark Harbour.

Thank c_recoskie
Reviewed July 27, 2018

Went over on the ferry at 11:30 and returned on the 5:30 ferry. That was a good amount of time to travel the island and go in and out of dirt roads to see small bays. Met long time residents of the island on the...More

1  Thank Brenda S
Reviewed July 26, 2018

If you are looking for sparkling tourist attractions around every corner, wax museums and ferris wheels, this is not the place for you. If you are looking for luxury hotels with valet service, this is not the place for you. This IS THE PLACE for...More

2  Thank AJTraveller2014
Reviewed July 24, 2018

Stunning, picturesque & refreshing! What a lovely, lovely island. A day or weekend stay is just not enough. The views are stunning, the locals are super friendly, the seafood has been delicious and even the weather cooperated for our stay. This island is a MUST...More

1  Thank QueenEeeeeeee
Reviewed July 12, 2018

After spending $60 for the ferry to visit this much-lauded island, we can't understand what the fuss is about. The natural attractions must be the only draw that we can see because the rest of the island is downright depressing and it's obvious that the...More

1  Thank mandy857
Reviewed June 30, 2018

Just visited Grand Manan for 4 days (3 nights camping at Hole in the Wall Campground). Wonderful trip. The 1.5 hour ferry was smooth (no whale sightings as we were a little early--more whales after the middle of July). Camping worked well for us. On...More

3  Thank Mark M
Reviewed June 17, 2018

The good and the bad. The ferry was very easy except I had to call as there seemed to be problems with their on line booking. Boarded easily and was there within the time frame. The ferry ride was nice, accommodating and has a restaurant...More

2  Thank ManitobaNic
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August 9, 2018|
Response from ytremblay | Reviewed this property |
I would say yes : not too big an island, and the sea is everywhere beautiful. Some roads are a bit on the rough side, but all manageable. The people drive quite slowly too. Have a nice trip.
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February 19, 2018|
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Response from Tingalls0804 | Property representative |
There is LOTS to do while visiting the Island! July is one of the busiest months on Grand Manan! Definitely worth the trip - you would regret skipping out! :)
Kim F
June 26, 2017|
Response from Walter C |
It’s recommended to bring your car as the island’s main road is 24km long. You’ll miss out on a lot of special spots down island.