Plum Island Bird Watching Experience with Transportation

  • From North Station
  • Activity Level: Easy
  • Activity Duration: Approx. 2 hours

Plum Island Bird Watching Experience

Explore the avian wonders of Parker River National Wildlife Refuge on a captivating Plum Island bird-watching tour with our local expert, Steve. 

Renowned for its sandy beaches, spartina marshes, and dune woodlands, this year-round hotspot offers an extraordinary opportunity for bird enthusiasts of all skill levels.

Join us for a thrilling experience as you encounter dazzling warblers, vibrant vireos, and a symphony of birdlife, especially during the enchanting spring migration. 

Book your Plum Island birding adventure now for an unforgettable journey

What’s Included:

  • Commuter Rail Ticket(Valid all weekend!)
  • Transportation to/from the Station
  • Steve, your Expert Birding Guide
  • Binoculars

What to Bring

  • Layered clothing for variable weather
  • Sunglasses
  • Hat
  • Camera
  • Insect Repellent(During the months June - July)

Getting to Plum Island

The day of your event head to North Station and board the 7:30am Newburyport Line Train. Enjoy the ride until the Newburyport Station Stop. Upon exiting the train, a sprinter van will meet you in the parking lot, they will be holding a Keolis massAdventures sign. From there you will be transported to Plum Island where you will meet up with your guide.


The bus will transport you from Plum Island back to the Newburyport train station at 10:45am and you will board the 11:10am train back to Boston.

The Newburyport train station is central to downtown Newburyport so if you’d like to stay and enjoy the waterfront, have some brunch, and wander the streets you certainly can( We would recommend it!!). If you’d like to do this, please feel free to reach out and we can advise on later trains to take.

*Note* your train tickets will be emailed to you 48 hours prior to departure. These tickets are valid all weekend and allows you to ride any commuter rail line train.

We will also send these details along via email with more information on how to navigate getting to/from North Station upon booking.

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