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This historical hotel is situated on the top of Marathon Lane and offers a spectacular view of the harbour. With an antique charm, it is comfortable and has all modern amenities.

Continuously operating since 1871, the hotel offers an old-world charm. The rooms are bright and inviting with private bath, many of them overlooking the harbour. There is a licensed bar, a solar-heated swimming pool, and free WiFi.

Architecturally, the buildings that comprise the Marathon Inn are among the more eclectic on the island combining Second Empire style and Dutch Colonial Revival style.The last building making up the Marathon Inn is the Captain’s Quarters - originally Captain Pettes home – which was relocated here from Pettes Cove. 

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Grand Manan Island

Nutrient rich waters surrounding this, the largest of the Fundy Islands, provide a haven for seabirds, seals and whales. Cetacean species include humpback, the North Atlantic right whale, harbour porpoise and white-sided dolphin. Over 360 species of land, shore and sea birds have been identified here.

  • Where: New Brunswick
  • Ideal for viewing: North Atlantic right whale, humpback whale, minke whale, Atlantic puffin, Atlantic white sided dolphin
  • Excellent for: Whale watching

New Brunswick

Connect with wildlife in its natural environment. Abundant bird species are present here – from Atlantic puffins to bald eagles – as well as mammals such as moose, black bear and whales. The Bay of Fundy is a haven for fin, minke and the rare right whale, seabirds, and harbour and grey seals.

  • Ideal for viewing: humpback whale, American black bear, moose, harbour seal, Atlantic puffin
  • Excellent for: Whale watching