Peggy's Cove Lighthouse at Sunset
Peggy's Cove Lighthouse at Sunset
Halifax, Capital of Nova Scotia
Halifax, Capital of Nova Scotia
Bay of Fundy & Hopewell Rocks
Bay of Fundy & Hopewell Rocks
Whale Watching in Nova Scotia
Whale Watching in Nova Scotia
Scenery in Peggy's Cove & Lunenburg
Scenery in Peggy's Cove & Lunenburg
Charlottetown & Prince Edward Island landscapes
Charlottetown & Prince Edward Island landscapes
Baddeck, Cabot Trail & Fortress in Louisbourg
Baddeck, Cabot Trail & Fortress in Louisbourg

Atlantic Maritimes Tour

12 Nights from £3,629 Including Flights

Overview

We love this escorted tour of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island, because it has so many guided tours and feature meals included, plus several two night stays. You will love the spectacular coastal vistas of this part of the world, be fascinated by the history and enjoy meeting the friendly locals.

Highlights

  • Two whale-watching tours giving plenty of opportunity to spot the wonderful wildlife and birdlife of the Maritimes
  • Lots of great food including a welcome reception, lobster dinner cruise, a winery tour and tasting, and breakfast in the picturesque Peggy’s Cove
  • Walking tours of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Lunenburg and charming capital of Canada’s smallest province – Charlottetown
  • Great museum visits including Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site and Anne of Green Gables Heritage Site.

Itinerary Overview
Fly to Halifax NS 1 night – Moncton NB 1 night – Saint John NB 2 nights – Annapolis Valley 1 night – Halifax NS 2 nights – Charlottetown PEI 2 nights – Baddeck NS 2 nights – Halifax NS 1 night
 

Travel inspiration: Nearly everything in Nova Scotia revolves around the water, which means a visit to this Atlantic Canada province brings the opportunity for a host of maritime adventures.

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  • Flights & taxes
  • Accommodation
  • Checked baggage
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  • In resort assistance & 24 hour contact centre
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Day 1

Fly to Halifax

Arrive in Halifax and transfer independently to your hotel. This evening meet with your Tour Director and fellow travellers at a welcome reception.

Overnight: Cambridge Suites Halifax

Day 2

Halifax to Moncton

A fabulous start to the tour is an exploration of the Bay of Fundy, learning about the world’s highest tides as you journey along the beautiful coastline to the city of Moncton. Along the way you’ll visit the Joggins Fossil Cliffs – a UNESCO World Heritage Site. After crossing into New Brunswick you’ll enjoy an unforgettable culinary experience as you cruise the warm waters of Shediac Bay on a lobster boat; learn about the fishing industry and enjoy a delicious lobster supper. You’ll arrive in Moncton later this evening.

Overnight: Crowne Plaza Moncton Downtown (Continental breakfast and lunch and dinner cruise included).

Day 3

Moncton to Saint John

This morning visit Hopewell Rocks on the Bay of Fundy – a truly inspiring natural wonder. These large flower pot-shaped formations are sculpted by the highest tides in the world. Journey through Fundy National Park on to Saint John on the southern New Brunswick coast, then take a city tour including the Reversing Falls before checking into your hotel for the night.

Overnight: Hilton Saint John or Delta Saint John (Breakfast and lunch included).

Day 4

St. Andrews-by-the-Sea - Saint John

Take a day trip to charming St. Andrews-by-the-sea today – a captivating and quaint destination. Enjoy a whale-watching boat tour (weather permitting) then relax with an afternoon at leisure exploring the area and meeting the friendly locals before returning to Saint John.

Overnight: Hilton Saint John or Delta Saint John (Breakfast and lunch included).

Day 5

Saint John to Annapolis Valley

Spend some free time in Saint John this morning before departing via ferry to Nova Scotia. As you travel, be sure to keep a look out for whales as you cross the Bay of Fundy. Arrive into the enchanting historic town of Digby.

Overnight: Digby Pines Golf Resort & Spa or Old Orchard Inn (Breakfast and dinner included).

Day 6

Annapolis Valley to Halifax

Today sees you depart for Halifax where you’ll have chance to learn about the French Acadians who established the first settlement here in the early 1600s.

You’ll visit the Grand Pre National Historic Site where fact and fiction are combined to reveal the romance of the ‘Land of Evangeline’ and you’ll also take part in a local winery tour and tasting session before arriving in Halifax in the evening for a two night stay

Overnight: Cambridge Suites Halifax (Breakfast included).

Day 7

Halifax

This morning you’ll enjoy breakfast in the photogenic fishing village of Peggy’s Cove. Then travel along the south shore of Nova Scotia to the World Heritage Town of Lunenburg. There will be a walking tour so you can fully experience the colonial settlements in the New World, as well as a visit to the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic to learn about the famous seafaring heritage in the town. You’ll then return to Halifax for the evening

Overnight: Cambridge Suites Halifax (Breakfast included).

Day 8

Halifax to Charlottetown

Today you’ll arrive on Prince Edward Island via the Confederation Bridge – the world’s longest continuous multi-span bridge. Along the way you’ll learn about the fascinating Mi’kmaq culture at the Glooscap Heritage Centre and Mi’kmaq Museum. In the evening, enjoy true maritime hospitality with a traditional hall-style lobster supper.

Overnight: Rodd Charlottetown, Rodd Royalty Hotel, Holman Grand Hotel or Delta Prince Edward (Breakfast and dinner included).

Day 9

Charlottetown Prince Edward Island

Enjoy a free morning in Charlottetown or join a complimentary walking tour of the city. In the afternoon, the tour takes you by red cliffs, white beaches, sand dunes and green fields as you make your way to Prince Edward Island National Park. Before returning to Charlottetown you’ll head to the Green Gables Heritage Site which was the inspiration for the classic ‘Anne of Green Gables’ books.  In the evening, enjoy a theatre performance by local entertainers at the Confederation Centre of the Arts (subject to schedule – an alternative may be offered)

Overnight: Rodd Charlottetown, Rodd Royalty Hotel, Holman Grand Hotel or Delta Prince Edward (Breakfast included).

Day 10

Charlottetown to Baddeck

After breakfast you’ll board a ferry to Nova Scotia and proceed to Cape Breton Island via the Canso Causeway. There will be a visit to the Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site in Baddeck then arrive at the Bras d’Or Lake where you can check-in to your hotel for the evening.

Overnight: Inverary Resort (Breakfast, picnic lunch and dinner included)

Day 11

Baddeck - Cabot Trail

Today you will journey along one of the most picturesque drives in North America – the Cabot Trail. Winding along the rugged splendour of the Cape Breton shore, leading you to the incredible plateaus of Cape Breton Highlands National Park, the vistas available are unforgettable. Afterwards, you’ll travel to the coast for a whale-watching tour (weather permitting) before returning to Baddeck.

Overnight: Inverary Resort (Breakfast, picnic lunch and dinner included).

Day 12

Baddeck to Halifax

A fascinating day when you will have a window into the early days of colonial life with a visit to the Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site – a reconstruction of a major settlement of 1744 New France. Stroll the streets and chat with authentically costumed guides. You will continue along the shore of the Bras d’Or Lake to the mainland before continuing onto Halifax for one last night in the Maritimes.

Overnight: Cambridge Suites Halifax (Breakfast included).

Day 13

Flight home from Halifax

 

  • Return international flights
  • Welcome reception
  • Lobster dinner cruise on Shediac Bay
  • National Park admission fees
  • Saint John sightseeing tour
  • St. Andrews by-the-Sea day trip
  • Whale watching tour in St. Andrews by-the-Sea (weather permitting)
  • Ferry crossing from New Brunswick to Nova Scotia
  • Winery tour and tasting
  • Lunenburg walking tour including Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic
  • Glooscap Heritage Centre & Mi’kmaq Museum
  • Walking tour of Charlottetown
  • Anne of Green Gables Heritage Place
  • Confederation Centre of the Arts performance
  • Ferry crossing from P.E.I. to Nova Scotia (1 1⁄2 hours)
  • Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site
  • Cape Breton Highlands National Park
  • Whale watching tour in Cape Breton (weather permitting)
  • Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site
  • Hotels as described above or similar
  • 12 breakfasts, 4 lunches and 5 dinners
  • Land transportation by coach
  • English-speaking local Atlantic tour director throughout dressed in traditional kit.
  • Baggage handling (1 piece per person).

What's Not Included

  • Arrival and departure transfers
  • Meals not specified

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