Antarctica & Arctic
Experience all that Canada's Maritime Provinces have to offer - from New Brunswick and Nova Scotia to Prince Edward Island.
Destinations > Eastern Canada > Atlantic Maritimes
12 nights accommodation, meals as per itinerary, small van/coach transportation, services of a driver/escort, ferry from New Brunswick to Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island to Nova Scotia and sightseeing.
Selected Tuesdays, 01 Jun - 12 Oct ‘21
The world’s highest tides, fresh salt air, sandy beaches, rocky coves, cosmopolitan cities, remote lighthouses, rich history, warm hospitality, rustic fishing villages, succulent seafood, unspoiled nature, first-rate facilities and travel routes...all of these things and more make Canada’s Maritime Provinces one of the world’s most popular destinations. Experience the Maritimes on this delightful journey of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island.
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Amazing seafood culinary experiences including delicious and traditional hall-style lobster suppers and scallops.
Experience the Cabot Trail, one of the most picturesque drives in North America, that winds around Cape Breton.
Pass by white beaches, gently sloping sand dunes and green fields as you drive to Prince Edward Island National Park.
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Upon arrival at Halifax International Airport, transfer independently (not included) to your hotel, which is ideally located in the downtown core of this vibrant and cosmopolitan urban centre on the Atlantic Ocean. Meet your Tour Director or Driver/Guide and fellow travellers this evening at a Meet & Greet.
Explore the Bay of Fundy and learn about the world's highest tides as you meander its colourful coastline to New Brunswick. En route, explore the Joggins Fossil Cliffs, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, where you will see magnificently exposed layers of rock revealing the world's most complete fossil record of life in the "Coal Age" of 300 million years ago. After crossing into New Brunswick, an unforgettable culinary experience awaits as you enjoy a scrumptious lobster dinner on a lobster boat *. Continue on to Moncton and check into your downtown hotel for
the night. (B/L/D)
Note: *This experience is not available for the October 12, 2021 departure; a lobster dinner at a restaurant in Moncton will be provided in lieu.
Experience a true natural wonder this morning at the Hopewell Rocks on the coast of the Bay of Fundy. Marvel at these massive flower-pot shaped formations sculpted by the highest tides on the planet. Travel through Fundy National Park on to Canada's first incorporated city, Saint John, on the southern New Brunswick coast. Enjoy a city tour, including the Reversing Falls where twice daily the Bay of Fundy tides force the Saint John River to reverse its flow. (B/L)
Enjoy a day trip to picturesque St. Andrews by-the Sea where the quaint charm of this coastal town is sure to captivate. After a Whale Watching Boat Tour, the afternoon is yours to experience the friendly people,
beautiful architecture, and rich marine life of this seaside gem at your own pace. (B/L)
Ferry back to Nova Scotia this morning and arrive in Digby, the scallop capital of the world, where the fresh sea air and passionate Acadian culture combine to form an enchanting and historically rich town. (B/D)
Travel the lush Annapolis Valley where the French Acadians of Grand Pre made their first settlement in the early 1600s. Learn about this landscapes designation as a UNESCO World Heritage Site as fact and fiction blend to reveal the romance of the Land of Evangeline. Visit a local winery for a tour and tasting before returning to Halifax for a two-night stay. (B)
Discover the rustic charm of the renowned fishing village of Peggy's Cove where you will enjoy breakfast overlooking one of the most photographed lighthouses in the world. Travel the South Shore and on to
the UNESCO World Heritage Town of Lunenburg, renowned for her fleets of Grand Banks' fishing schooners. Take a walking tour to fully experience one of the most remarkably preserved colonial settlements in the New
World, and visit the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic to learn about the town's famous seafaring heritage. (B)
Learn about the Mi'kmaq people at Millbrook Cultural & Heritage Centre before crossing Confederation Bridge, the world's longest continuous multi-span bridge, to Prince Edward Island. Check into your Charlottetown accommodations for a two-night stay and enjoy a theatre performance by local entertainers at the Confederation Centre of the Arts (a substitution may be necessary due to the theatre schedule. (B)
Enjoy a free morning in Charlottetown, Canada birthplace, or join a complimentary walking tour of the city. This afternoon, tour the scenic North Shore of the island. Drive by red cliffs, white beaches, gently sloping sand dunes and green fields of Prince Edward Island National Park and visit Anne of Green Gables Heritage Place, the alluring
inspiration of Lucy Maud Montgomery's classic books. Experience true Maritime hospitality this evening at a traditional hall-style lobster supper.(B/D)
Ferry over the Northumberland Strait back to Nova Scotia and proceed to Cape Breton Island, the Scotland of North America, via the Canso Causeway. Visit Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site in Baddeck to learn of the many accomplishments of this genius who made his home on the island before checking into your accommodations on the Bras d'Or Lake where you will spend the next two nights.(B/D)
Experience one of the most stunningly picturesque drives in North America today as you tour the Cabot Trail which winds around the rocky splendor of Cape Breton's northern shore, ascending to the incredible plateaus of Cape Breton Highlands National Park. Look-offs offer unforgettable vistas of Cape Breton's rugged coastline so be sure to have your camera on hand. Your day is complemented by a Whale Watching Boat Tour. (B/L/D)
Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site awaits today and words cannot do justice to this reconstruction depicting one fifth of the settlement of 1744 New France. Roam the streets and chat with authentically costumed guides. Proceed along the shore of the Bras d'Or Lake to the mainland, and back to Halifax for one last night in the
Your journey ends upon check out of your hotel. (B)
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