Trip Dates: Thursday, May 10, 2018 & Thursday, May 17, 2018
A Self-Guided Tour & Adventure, providing you with an exciting opportunity to experience spring migration on the northern shore of Lake Erie! For many migratory birds, Point Pelee will be the first forested land they encounter as they make their long migratory flight across the lake en route to their northern nesting grounds. In addition, miles of hiking trails through woodland, marsh and beachfront is available for your enjoyment. This is a trip for anyone who loves the outdoors!
Special Guest birding expert and author, Tom Hince, plans to be onboard signing his new book on western Lake Erie birding hotspots (in Ontario, Michigan and Ohio). Tom is the former chief park naturalist at Point Pelee, and has authored the Birders Guide to Point Pelee. He will be available throughout the trip to provide special insights and directions while planning your day at Pt. Pelee. Visit www.birdwithtom.com
Enjoy a scenic 40-mile Jet Express cruise across Lake Erie, to downtown Leamington, Ontario Canada. The trip includes breakfast coffee & muffin, box lunch, bus transportation to/from Leamington Marina to the Pt. Pelee Visitor’s Center (20 minutes ea. way), park admission ticket, and shuttle service between the Visitor’s Center, the Marsh and the famous Pelee Point.
The Pt. Pelee Vistor’s Center features an expert staff, gift shop, exhibits, movies, and restrooms.
Grab your binoculars, your back-pack, and jet-away with us on this exciting birdwatching and nature-lover’s excursion!
- Depart Port Clinton: 7:45 am
- Depart Put-In-Bay: 8:15 am
- Arrive Leamington: 9:15 am*
- Depart Leamington: 4:30 pm
- Arrive Port Clinton: 6:00 pm*
- Arrive Put-In-Bay: 6:45 pm
*The Jet Express and passengers will clear custom (U.S. or Canadian) at these points. A valid U.S. or Canadian Passport is required.