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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Atlantic Maritimes

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Day 1


Arrive in Halifax and check in to your hotel.

Day 2

Halifax - Moncton

Explore the Bay of Fundy and learn about the world’s highest tides as you meander along its colourful coastline to New Brunswick’s bilingual city of Moncton. En-route, explore the Joggins Fossil Cliffs. 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 cruise the warm waters of Shediac Bay aboard a lobster boat. Learn about the fishing industry and savour a delicious lobster supper. (B)(L)(D)

Day 3

Moncton - Saint John

Experience a true natural wonder as you visit Hopewell Rocks on the coast of the Bay of Fundy. Marvel at the massive flower-pot shaped formations sculpted by the highest tides on the planet. Travel through Fundy National Park to Canada’s first incorporated city, Saint John. Enjoy a city excursion, including the Reversing Falls where twice daily the Bay of Fundy tides force the Saint John River to reverse its flow. (B)(L)

Day 4

St. Andrews by-the-Sea

Enjoy a day trip to picturesque St. Andrews by-the Sea. After a Whale Watching Boat Trip (weather permitting), the afternoon is at your leisure. (B)(L)

Day 5

Saint John - Digby

Enjoy free time in Saint John before taking the ferry back to Nova Scotia. Arrive in Digby, the scallop capital of the world. (B)(D)

Day 6

Digby - Halifax

Today travel the lush Annapolis Valley and learn about the French Acadians who established their first settlement in the early 1600’s. Unravel the fact and fiction that blend to reveal the romance of the Land of Evangeline. Visit a local winery for a tasting before returning to Halifax for the evening. (B)

Day 7

Halifax - Oak Island

Discover the rustic charm of the fishing village of Peggy’s Cove where you will enjoy breakfast. Travel Nova Scotia’s South Shore and on to Lunenburg, renowned for its fleets of Grand Banks’ fishing schooners. Enjoy a walking excursion to fully experience one of the most remarkably preserved colonial settlements in the New World. Head to postcard-perfect Mahone Bay where a trinity of 19th century built churches represent an iconic cultural landscape of Nova Scotia. Enjoy some free time to stroll through the town and chat with the welcoming locals who have been known to share superstitions, legends and fables dating back to the rum-running days. Arrive in the legendary Oak Island area’s Western Shore and learn of the world’s longest running hunt for lost treasure. (B)(D)

Day 8

Oak Island - Charlottetown

Today travel to Prince Edward Island. Experience true maritime hospitality this evening at a traditional hall-style lobster supper. (B)(D)

Day 9

Prince Edward Island

Enjoy a free morning in Charlottetown or join a walking excursion of the city. This afternoon, drive by red cliffs, white beaches, gently sloping sand dunes and green fields as you make your way to Prince Edward Island National Park. Before returning to Charlottetown, visit Green Gables Heritage Site, the inspiration of Lucy Maud Montgomery’s classic Anne of Green Gables books. (B)

Day 10

Charlottetown - Baddeck

Ferry over the Northumberland Strait back to Nova Scotia and proceed to Cape Breton Island, the Scotland of North America. Visit the Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site in Baddeck to learn of the many accomplishments of this genius who made his home on the island. (B)(D)

Day 11

Cabot Trail

Experience one of the most stunningly picturesque drives in North America. The Cabot Trail winds around the rocky splendour of Cape Breton’s northern shore, ascending to the incredible plateaus of Cape Breton Highlands National Park. Lookouts offer unforgettable vistas of Cape Breton’s rugged coastline. You may also enjoy a Whale Watching Boat Trip (weather permitting). (B)(L)(D)

Day 12

Baddeck - Halifax

The Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site awaits you today. Proceed along the shore of the Bras d’Or Lake to the mainland, and back to Halifax. (B)

Day 13


Your journey ends upon check out of your hotel. (B)

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