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Island Adventure: Spectacle Island

Event Start Date: August 16, 2017 - 11 a.m.
Event End Date: August 16, 2017 - 2 p.m.
Location: Depart from the Fox Point Dock, between Wheatley and McCormack halls
Event Cost: Adults: $25; Students: $20

This three-hour adventure aboard the  Division of Marine Operations's M/V Columbia Point begins with a narrated cruise through the Boston Harbor Islands National Park, where you will be able to experience the rich history and geography of Spectacle Island. You will disembark on the Island and explore for an hour or more.

Spectacle is the fun island, with spectacular views of the city and other islands. Spectacle features a marina, visitor center, café, a life-guarded swimming beach, and five miles of walking trails that lead to the crest of a 157 foot-high hill, offering panoramic views of the harbor.

For tickets and information, contact Marine Operations at opctr@umb.edu or 617.287.5404.

For disability-related accommodations, including dietary accommodations, please visit www.ada.umb.edu two weeks prior to the event.