Explore Appledore Island Walking Tour and Boat Cruise
|Event Type:||Special Event
Sunday, July 20, 2014
9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Public,School of Marine Science and Ocean Engineering
Spend the day on Appledore Island, one of the nine beautiful Isles of Shoals off the coasts of Maine and New Hampshire, and visit the Shoals Marine Lab. Travel out to Appledore on the University of New Hampshire research vessel, the R/V Gulf Challenger, with UNH Marine Docent tour guides. Investigate the intriguing intertidal creatures and zooplankton collected from the ocean at informal science stations on the boat.
Bring a picnic lunch to enjoy while looking from the Isles to the coast or gazing at the long line of the horizon where the sea meets the sky. Taking an Appledore Island Walking Tour with the Docents is a voyage you'll never forget.
Reservations, Prices & Times:
- Open to members of the public on a first come, first served basis.
- Children 10 years of age and older are welcome on the cruises when escorted at all times by an adult.
- Cruise guests must accompany Marine Docents at all times on the Appledore tours.
- All cruise guests must be able to walk several miles. Terrain of the island requires moderate hiking exertion.
Cruises are $50 per adult $40 per child(10 & up)
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CRUISES DEPART FROM THE NEW UNH PIER WHICH IS NEXT TO THE U.S. COAST
GUARD STATION AT FORT POINT IN NEW CASTLE, N.H. THERE IS LIMITED PARKING
AT THE PUBLIC PARKING LOT AT THE PIER, SO PLEASE CARPOOL IF POSSIBLE.
PLEASE ARRIVE AT THE UNH PIER BY 9:30 AM FOR CHECK-IN AND ORIENTATION.
CRUISES RETURN BY 3:00 PM.