Maritimes Coastal Wonders - 2017
DestinationNorth America: Canada
Duration 11 days
Was: $3749pp
Save $700* per couple
Exchange price $3399* pp
includes $199 exchange fee per couple/booking

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Features

Join us as we uncover the treasures of the Canadian Maritimes. From the rugged Cabot Trail to the amazing Fundy tides, fun and adventure awaits. Marvel at the incredible views at Nova Scotia’s Peggy’s Cove. See the four-story high flowerpot-shaped Hopewell Rocks and enjoy a lobster lunch. In Prince Edward Island, visit the Anne of Green Gables House. Learn about the region’s Gaelic heritage, and experience local culture at the celebrated Saint John City Market. Be inspired by the many inventions of Alexander Graham Bell at his museum. Savour a salmon barbeque with fiddleheads. Travel along the striking Lighthouse Route. Don’t miss the rugged beaches, picturesque fishing villages, and rich seafaring history of this amazing region.

Your tour – at a glance

• Visit the spectacular four story high flowerpot-shaped Hopewell Rocks of New Brunswick and enjoy a lobster lunch.

• Explore Rustico's celebrated wharf on Prince Edward Island, dotted with fishing boats and lobster traps, on Prince Edward Island.

• Discover the amazing accomplishments of Alexander Graham Bell during a visit to his museum in Nova Scotia.

• Enjoy a day exploring the beauty and culture of the Cabot Trail.

Highlights

Day 1
Halifax, Nova Scotia - Tour Begins
Welcome to Canada’s Maritimes region – an area of rugged and pristine beauty.
Westin Nova Scotian
 
Day 2
Halifax - Peggy’s Cove - Halifax
This morning meet your fellow guests over breakfast with your Tour Manager. Explore Halifax’s charming downtown on a tour highlighting the waterfront, Public Gardens, Spring Garden Road and the famous Citadel. Later, visit one of the most picturesque spots in all of Canada – beautiful Peggy’s Cove. Its historic lighthouse overlooking the Atlantic Ocean provides one of the most memorable views you will ever see. This evening, enjoy dinner along the waterfront.
Breakfast & Dinner Westin Nova Scotian

Day 3
Halifax - Cape Breton Island - Baddeck
En route to Cape Breton, enjoy a visit to the Millbrook Cultural & Heritage Centre to learn about the Mi’kmaq heritage and Glooscap legends; see artifacts including intricate quill and bead work; and learn some words from the Mi’kmaq language. Continue your journey along the Canso Causeway to stunning Cape Breton Island. Set out on a scenic drive by the pristine shores of Bras d'Or Lakes, Canada’s only inland sea. Upon arrival in Baddeck, explore the amazing variety of inventions on display at the Alexander Graham Bell Museum. This evening, savour a taste of Cape Breton with dinner featuring the local flavours and musical entertainment of this region. Later, we’ve arranged an old-fashioned bonfire (weather permitting) with music. It’s the perfect chance to dance the night away under the stars.
Breakfast & Dinner Inverary Inn Resort

Day 4
Cabot Trail
Set off to explore the Cabot Trail and fall in love with its rugged terrain and spectacular views of the Atlantic Ocean. Visit the famed St. Peter’s Church in Cheticamp. Enjoy a picnic lunch in Cape Breton Highlands National Park. Even more beauty awaits as we pause at fishing communities along the coast, including lovely Neil’s Harbour. Next, stop at the Gaelic College. Watch North America’s first Gaelic language short film: Faire Chaluim MhicLeoid - the Wake of Calum MacLeod. Afterwards, learn how the Great Kilt was made during a brief kilt-making demonstration. Learn a few handy Gaelic phrases and join in the fun of a milling frolic…practice a Gaelic song while sitting around a table and beating a large loop of woollen cloth in rhythm.
Breakfast & Lunch Inverary Inn Resort

Day 5
Baddeck - Prince Edward Island
This morning we take a short ferry ride to Prince Edward Island, the “Land Cradled on the Waves.” Upon arrival, venture to charming seaside Charlottetown for a tour along its narrow streets lined with quaint homes and hidden treasures. Tonight, enjoy a dinner showcasing the flavours of the island in a culinary masterpiece using fresh local products. Of course, PEI blue mussels will be among the items you will be able to taste!
Breakfast & Dinner Rodd Charlottetown

Day 6
Prince Edward Island
Today you will come to know the rolling landscapes of Prince Edward Island, the backdrop of the acclaimed novel, Anne of Green Gables. Visit North Rustico’s celebrated wharf dotted with fishing boats and lobster traps. Arrive in delightful Cavendish and view Prince Edward Island National Park’s picturesque beaches. Visit the Anne of Green Gables House before returning to Charlottetown with time to explore this fascinating city.
Breakfast Rodd Charlottetown

Day 7
Prince Edward Island - Saint John, New Brunswick
This morning, leave Prince Edward Island behind as you cross the stately Confederation Bridge. Travel along the sea-sprayed shoreline to the amazing Hopewell Rocks. A New Brunswick icon, these flowerpot-shaped rocks carved by the Fundy tides seem to rise four stories high at low tide only to disappear into tiny islands when the tide is high*. Savour a traditional Maritimes lobster feast as you look out upon Daniels Flats. An expert teaches you how to crack and eat lobster like a local. Continue your journey through New Brunswick to the city of Saint John where you’ll enjoy a two-night stay in the bustling waterfront area.
Breakfast & Lunch Hilton Saint John

Day 8
Saint John
Explore the awe-inspiring Fundy Trail, marvelling at the spectacular views of the famous tides. You can even sample Fundy seaweed! This afternoon enjoy an exclusive salmon barbeque complete with fiddleheads. Before returning to the city, view some of St. Martin’s famous covered bridges. The evening is at leisure in the city of Saint John.
Breakfast & Lunch Hilton Saint John

Day 9
Saint John - Western Shore, Nova Scotia
Experience local life at the celebrated Saint John City Market** as it comes alive with the aroma of fresh food. You may shop for Maritimes crafts and witness local artists at work. Later, board a ferry bound for Digby, Nova Scotia. Waterfront accommodation await in charming Western Shore. Upon arrival you may wish to stroll along the beach with views of Oak Island, home of a pirate’s treasure still waiting to be found.
Breakfast Atlantica Hotel And Marina Oak Island

Day 10
Western Shore - Lunenburg - Western Shore
Experience the small fishing village of Mahone Bay before stopping at Amos Pewter to learn about the intricate artistry that goes into each piece. Next, travel along the beautiful Lighthouse Route towards Lunenburg. Explore this fishing village on a walking tour and discover how early settlers turned to the sea for survival. Enjoy a visit to the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic where you may choose to try its marvellous touch tank filled with local species. A local fisherman will teach you all about scallops and how to shuck them! Complete your day along the waterfront at a spectacular farewell dinner with your fellow travellers and toast the end of a marvellous trip.
Breakfast & Dinner Atlantica Hotel And Marina Oak Island

Day 11
Western Shore - Tour Ends
Today you depart the Maritimes, taking home countless memories.
Breakfast

Maritimes Coastal Wonders - 2017
*Pricing is per person double occupancy/twin share and based on the deposit of a resort week or equivalent points/credits per booking. All savings depicted are based off of Full Brochure Fare. Government Fees, fuel surcharges and Taxes are additional and subject to change unless otherwise specified. Special rates may not be applicable with other offers. Other restrictions may apply. Pricing is subject to availability and may change at any time and without notice. These offers cannot be used for group bookings. Cancellation, amendment and credit cards fees apply. Rates require a qualified two-bed room resort week deposit or equivalent points/credits. Price includes $199 exchange fee per couple/booking