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Nova Star ferry will be fully operational for meeting

AFO/SCO/WOS 2015 Meeting Association of Field Ornithologists Society of Canadian Ornithologists Wilson Ornithological Society

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#1 Chris Merkord

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Posted 05 February 2015 - 11:51 AM

The Province of NS announced yesterday that the Nova Star ferry will be fully operational in 2015.
 
This could be a great way for American ornithologists to travel to the July meeting in Wolfville. 
 
Read more here: http://novastarcruis...oard-nova-star/



#2 Bob Curry

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Posted 01 March 2015 - 12:43 PM

The Nova Star web site is here: http://novastarcruises.com

 

The crossing takes 11 hours, departing Portland in the evening (8 pm EDT) and arriving in Yarmouth at 8 am (ADT; one hour time difference vs. EDT). It's a good idea to pay extra for a cabin ... although staying up all night in the lounge is an option, as are the reservable recliner chairs. 

 

The return trip departs Yarmouth at 9:30 am (ADT) and arrives in Portland at 7 pm (EDT). The day crossing offers good whale- and seabird-watching.







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