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Button Island Canada Cruise Port Guide

Location:

If applicable, you will be tendered ashore.

 

Sightseeing:

Button Island is an island in the Hingham Bay area of the Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area. The island has a permanent size of under 1 acre, plus an intertidal zone of a further 116 acres (0.47 km²), and is composed of a massing of glacial till which rises to a height of 10 feet above sea level. The island is managed by the town of Hingham and access is by private boat only. The island is notable for a large oak tree, which together with several smaller oaks, cedars, and sumac cover the island. Shrub species such as bayberry and dewberry can also be found. Grasses and sea-lavender populate the inter-tidal zone

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Shopping and Food

It's considered normal to tip 10-15% of a restaurant bill. Tips are also usually given to bellhops, concierges, room cleaners, cab drivers, hairdressers, hotel attendants and, by savvy drinkers, bar staff.

Currency:

Canadian dollar

You will find ATMs in many grocery stores, malls, airports and so on, and most are linked to the international networks, the most common being Cirrus, Plus, Star and Maestro. You can also grab cash from an ATM if you use a major credit card although this method tends to be more expensive because, in addition to a service fee, you'll be charged interest immediately.

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Communication:

In Canada the main languages are English 59.3%, French 23.2% (both official); other 17.5%. Quebec and New Brunswick being the most "French" The rest of the country is English speaking.

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