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Atlantic Maritimes Tour from Halifax - 13 Day Tour

Atlantic Maritimes Tour from Halifax - 13 Day Tour

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 and beautiful destinations.

Get a taste of the Maritimes on this delightful 13-day/12-night tour of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island.

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Length

13 days / 12 nights

Time

Select Tuesdays (Late May to Early October)

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Special Schedule Notes

  • The following tour dates represent bilingual English/German tours: June 18, July 16, August 20, September 3 and 24.
  • Tours on May 27 and July 8 may stay at alternate properties.

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive Halifax -- Arrive in Halifax and check in to your accomodations. Your hotel is ideally located in the downtown core of this vibrant and cosmopolitan urban center on the Atlantic Ocean. Meet your tour director and fellow travellers this evening at a Welcome Reception.

Day 2: Halifax - Moncton -- Explore the Bay of Fundy and learn about the world’s highest tides as you meander its colouful coastline to New Brunswick’s bilingual city of Moncton. En route, explore the Joggins Fossil Cliffs, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. 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 savor a delicious lobster supper. Arrive in Moncton and check into your downtown hotel for the night.

(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included)

Day 3: Moncton - Saint John -- Experience a true natural wonder this morning as you visit 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, before checking into your harbourfront accommodations for a two-night stay.

(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included)

Day 4: St. Andrews By-The-Sea -- 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 and Lunch included)

Day 5: Saint John - Annapolis Valley -- Enjoy free time in Saint John this morning before you ferry back to Nova Scotia; be on the look-out for whales as you cross the Bay of Fundy. 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. You'll overnight in the Annapolis Valley.

(Breakfast and Dinner included)

Day 6: Annapolis Valley - Halifax -- Travel the lush Annapolis Valley and learn about the French Acadians who established their first settlement in the early 1600’s. Visit Grand Pre World UNESCO Site where fact and fiction blend to reveal the romance of the Land of Evangeline. Visit a local winery for a tour and tasting before arriving in Halifax for the evening.

(Breakfast included)

Day 7: Halifax - Oak Island -- Discover the rustic charm of the renowned fishing village of Peggy’s Cove where you will enjoy breakfast. Travel Nova Scotia’s 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. You are then off to postcard-perfect Mahone Bay where a trinity of 19th century-built churches represents 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 that date back to the rum-running days. Arrive in Western Shore for the night and learn of legendary Oak Island – home of the world's longest running hunt for lost treasure. You'll overnight at a peaceful and serene ocean-side resort.

(Breakfast and Dinner included)

Day 8: Oak Island - Charlottetown -- Once only accessible by ferry, today you arrive on Prince Edward Island via the Confederation Bridge, the world’s longest continuous multi-span bridge. En route, learn about Mi'kmaq culture at the Glooscap Heritage Centre & Mi’kmaq Museum. Experience true Maritime hospitality this evening at a traditional Prince Edward Island lobster supper before checking into your Charlottetown accommodations for a two-night stay.

(Breakfast and Dinner included)

Day 9: Prince Edward Island Touring -- Enjoy a free morning in Charlottetown, Canada birthplace, or join a complimentary walking tour of the city. This afternoon, you 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, you'll visit Green Gables Heritage Site, the alluring inspiration of Lucy Maud Montgomery’s classic Anne of Green Gables books. You'll take in a theatre performance this evening by local entertainers at the Confederation Centre of the Arts (a substitution activity may be necessary due to the theater schedule.).

(Breakfast and Lunch included)

Day 10: Charlottetown - Baddeck -- 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 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. Arrive at your accommodations on the Bras d’Or Lake where you will spend two nights.

(Breakfast and Dinner included)

Day 11: Cabot Trail Touring -- You're off to experience one of the most stunningly picturesque drives in North America. The Cabot Trail 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 complimented by a Whale Watching Boat Tour (weather permitting).

(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included)

Day 12: Baddeck - Halifax -- The Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site awaits you today. 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 included)

Day 13: Baddeck - Halifax -- Check out from your hotel.

Room Options

This tour has several different room options:

Single - One adult only - all individual travlers must choose this rate - we do not "pair-up" parties to room together

Twin - Two adults in room

Triple - Three adults in room

Quad - Four adults in room

**Child Rate is available for Twin, Triple, or Quad room options only. Child rate is only available when there are at least two paying adult fares included in the order.

Rates include tax. This tour includes hotel pick-up at designated hotels. Rates are shown in US dollars.

Cancellation Policy

There are no refunds. All sales are final.

Change policy

If changes are allowed on a tour or activity, a $20.00 per reservation change fee will be applied for any change to a reservation. Please note that some tours and activities do not allow any changes. Date changes can only be made only if we can confirm availability on the new date. While we cannot guarantee any changes can be made, all change requests must be submitted a minimum of 24 hours prior to the tour departure and must be handled on an individual basis through our Reservations Center.

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