Atlantic Maritimes

 

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, varied activities, 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 best of the Maritimes on this delightful tour of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island.

From

$5153
Double Occupancy - Regular Group
Departures : June 5*, 26, July 17, August 7, 14, 2022

 

The Package Includes: 


• 12 Nights accommodation
• 21 Meals including 2 lobster dinners
• Atlantic Canadian Tour Director or Driver Guide
• Meet and Greet Event
• Joggins Fossil Cliffs – UNESCO World Heritage Site
• Lobster Dinner Cruise on Shediac Bay
• Hopewell Rocks on the Bay of Fundy
• Fundy National Park
• Saint John City Tour including Reversing Falls
• St. Andrews by-the-Sea Day Trip
• Ferry from New Brunswick to Nova Scotia
• Annapolis Valley including Winery Tour & Tasting
• Landscape of Grand Pre – UNESCO World Heritage Sit• Peggy’s Cove
• Walking Tour of Lunenburg – UNESCO World Heritage Site
• Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic
• Millbrook Cultural & Heritage Centre
• Confederation Bridge to Prince Edward Island
• Anne of Green Gables Heritage Place
• Prince Edward Island National Park
• Ferry from Prince Edward Island to Nova Scotia
• Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site
• World Famous Cabot Trail
• Cape Breton Highlands National Park
• Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site
• 2 Whale Watching Boat Tours (if time permitted)
• 15% HST

The Package Does Not Include: 


• Meals other than those referenced in each itinerary
• Airfare
• Drinks
• Airport Transfers
• Travel Insurance
• Items of a personal nature
• Customary gratuities to tour director and driver
(gratuities are discretionary, and therefore, should be
extended on a voluntary, individual basis)

 

 

Day 1:  Arrival Halifax, NS


Arrive in Halifax and check in to your accommodation 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 travelers this evening at a Meet & Greet.

Day 2 : South Shore Touring


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. (Continental Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
*This component is not available on the October 12,2022 departure; the lobster dinner will be enjoyed at a restaurant in Moncton.

 

Day 3 : Moncton to Saint-John, NB


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. Check into your Saint John accommodations for a
two-night stay. (Breakfast, Lunch)

Day 4 :  St. Andrews By-the-Sea Day Trip


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 (weather permitting), the afternoon is yours to experience the friendly people, beautiful architecture, and rich marine life of this seaside gem at your own pace. (Breakfast, Lunch)

 

Day 5 : Saint-John, NB to Digby, NS


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.  Check into the Digby Pines Golf Resort & Spa overlooking the Annapolis Basin on the Bay of Fundy. (Breakfast, Dinner)

Day 6 : Digby to Halifax, NS 


Travel the lush Annapolis Valley where the French Acadians of Grand Pre made their first settlement in the early 1600’s. Learn about this landscape’s 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. (Breakfast)

Day 7 : South Shore Touring 


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. (Breakfast)

Day 8 : Halifax, NS to Charlottetown, PEI

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). (Continental Breakfast)

Day 9 : Prince Edward Island Touring

Enjoy a free morning in Charlottetown, Canada’s 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. (Breakfast, Dinner)

Day 10 : Charlottetown, PEI to Baddeck, NS

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. (Breakfast, Dinner)

Day 11 : Cabot Trail Touring

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. Lookoffs 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 (weather permitting). (Breakfast, Boxed Lunch, Dinner)

Day 12 : Baddeck to Halifax, NS 

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 Maritimes. (Breakfast)

 

Day 13 : Departure Halifax 

Arrangements end upon check-out from the hotel. (Continental Breakfast)

 

Accommodation

Days

Hotel

City

Day1

Cambridge Suites Hotel

Halifax, Nova Scotia

Day 2

Crowne Plaza Moncton 

Moncton, New Brunswick

Day 3 & 4

Hilton Saint John

Saint John, New Brunswick

Day 5*

Digby Pines Golf Resort & Spa

Digby, Nova Scotia

Day 6 & 7

Cambridge Suites Hotel

Halifax, Nova Scotia

Day 8 & 9 **

Rodd Charlottetown

Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

Day 10 & 11

Inverary Resort

Baddeck, Nova Scotia

Day 12

Cambridge Suites Hotel

Halifax, Nova Scotia

* October 11, 2022 departure may stay at Old Orchard Inn
* July 12, 2022 departure may stay at the Delta Hotel by Marriott PEI

Package Prices

Group Size

Price per Person

Regular group (maximum 46 passengers)

$5,153 – Double Occupancy

Small group (maximum 24 passengers)

$5,728 – Double Occupancy

Regular group (maximum 46 passengers)

$6,575 -  Single Occupancy

Small group (maximum 24 passengers)

$7,343 -  Single Occupancy

 

2022 Departure Dates

REGULAR GROUP
(Maximum 46 passengers)

SMALL GROUP
(Maximum 24 passengers)

May 31*; June 21 and July 12

June 14; July 5 and 26

August 2, 9*

August 23

September 6,13,27 and October 11

September 20

 

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