Depart your home city and fly to the beautiful harbour city of Halifax. Arrive at the hotel and enjoy a welcome dinner with your group this evening.
Overnight: Cambridge Suites Halifax (Dinner)
Meet your Tour Leader at a welcome breakfast. Take a city tour of the Victorian Public Gardens, Titanic Grave Sites, Historic Properties, Province House, Old Town Clock and more, then see Halifax from a different viewpoint on a nature and whale watching tour. Visit the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, near the wharf, rich maritime history and discover the stories, events and people that define Nova Scotia. Spend leisure time on Halifax’s harbour front, visit unique shops, walk along the promenade, eat at a local restaurant.
Overnight: Cambridge Suites Halifax (Breakfast)
Travel the rugged south shore of Nova Scotia, to world famous Peggy’s Cove. This graceful lighthouse sits high upon the smooth wave-worn granite of the coast. Visit Acadian Maple Products, a family owned and operated business, and largest producer and exporter of maple syrup in Nova Scotia. See picturesque Mahone Bay, with the line of 3 elegant churches gracing the sheltered harbour, then on to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Lunenburg, one of Nova Scotia’s most historic and beautiful towns and home of the Bluenose II. Visit the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic to learn the history of commercial fishing in Atlantic Canada.
Overnight: Atlantica Oak Island Resort (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Travel to Annapolis Royal, on the Evangeline Trail, with over 150 heritage buildings including the oldest wooden house in Canada. Visit Grand Pre National Historic Site and World UNESCO Heritage Site, learn about the great upheaval of the Acadians. Board the Digby ferry for a scenic crossing on the Bay of Fundy to Saint John.
Overnight: Hilton Saint John (Breakfast)
After a city tour of Saint John, including Reversing Falls, travel to the quaint village of St. Andrews by-the-Sea, with a treasure trove of beautiful architecture, unparalleled scenery and rich marine life. Visit 27 acre Kingsbrae Gardens with over 50,000 perennials in many themed gardens.
Overnight: Algonquin Resort (Breakfast)
Tour the Fundy Discovery Aquarium showcasing creatures big and small found in the beautiful Bay of Fundy. See harbour seals through the windows of the underwater viewing area, watch some of the sea creatures in the gigantic touch pool. Continue to Fredericton and arrive at Kings Landing Historical Settlement, a lively, authentic village, depicting the one hundred year transformation of a young colony into a vibrant nation.
Overnight: Delta Fredericton (Breakfast, Lunch)
Today enjoy an entertaining and informative city tour with a local guide, then travel to the Fundy National Park, and Hopewell Rocks to see the Flowerpots, peculiar formations that are forested islands at high tide and resemble flowerpots at low.
Overnight: Rodd Hotel Moncton (Breakfast)
Witness the coach coasting uphill with no power at Magnetic Hill, and the fishing village of Shediac to see the World’s Largest Lobster. Board the Ambassador Cruise Ship to learn about lobster and the fisheries and savor a freshly cooked lobster lunch on board. Cross over Confederation Bridge to the province of Prince Edward Island.
Overnight: Loyalist Country Inn (Breakfast, Lunch)
Today you take a tour of PEI's capital, Charlottetown. Additional stops will include Anne of Green Gables Heritage Site in the Prince Edward Island National Park and fishing village of North Rustico. Enjoy some of the best preserves in the world at the PEI Preserve Company, in New Glasgow.
Overnight: Loyalist Country Inn (Breakfast)
Travel the Confederation Bridge to the mainland, to Sydney, Cape Breton Island, for a three night stay. The hotel is located downtown, on the waterfront close to shops and restaurants. Get your picture taken with the world’s largest fiddle!
Overnight: Cambridge Suites Sydney (Breakfast)
Today experience the picturesque and renowned Cabot Trail and Margaree Valley. Tour Cape Breton Highlands National Park, stop at Lone Shieling, Pleasant Bay and Neil’s Harbour with spectacular seascapes, sweeping beaches, rare plants and abundant wildlife.
Overnight: Cambridge Suites Sydney (Breakfast)
Visit the Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site, stepping back in time to a bygone era when the French and English fought for control of the New World and Nova Scotia was the battleground. See Cape Breton’s Miners’ Museum paying tribute to the region's long and rich coal mining history and home to the famous choir of miners - The Men of the Deeps. Take an underground tour of the Ocean’s Deep Colliery beneath the Museum’s building.
Overnight: Cambridge Suites Sydney (Breakfast, Dinner)
Board the Marine Atlantic Ferry for the 6 hour crossing to Port aux Basques, NL. Travel north through one of the province’s best farming areas, Codroy Valley to Corner Brook, renowned for its world-famous salmon river, The Humber.
Overnight: Glynmill Inn (Breakfast)
Explore Gros Morne National Park with towering inland fjords and lush park walking trails. Moose, caribou, waterfalls and dozens of unforgettable photographic stops add to this UNESCO World Heritage Destination. View Lobster Cove Lighthouse in Rocky Harbour and enjoy a boat cruise of Bonne Bay. Partake in an age-old tradition - a ‘Screech In’ featuring live traditional music, a Cod fish, Sou’wester, and a little of the famous Newfoundland Screech. Continue to the town of Cow Head, on the Northern Peninsula of Newfoundland.
Overnight: Shallow Bay Motel (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Travel the Viking Trail Route to the most northerly tip of Newfoundland, to L’Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site, another World UNESCO Heritage Site. See where the Vikings, the first Europeans to reach the new world, landed. Visit the interpretive centre, tour the Viking ruins, and visit the longhouse to discover what life was like for the Viking encampment in 1,000 AD. Overnight in St. Anthony, the hub of the great Northern Peninsula.
Overnight: Hotel North (Breakfast)
A long drive today, travelling to Grand Falls-Windsor, the largest city in central Newfoundland.
Overnight: Mount Peyton Hotel (Breakfast)
Visit infamous Iceberg Alley and historic Twillingate. Tour Long Point Lighthouse and Interpretation Centre, 300 feet above the sea and Prime Berth Fishery and Heritage Centre, a private interpretive fishing centre.
Overnight: Mount Peyton Hotel (Breakfast, Dinner)
Today we enjoy a scenic drive through Terra Nova National Park, Canada’s most easterly national park, where boreal forest meets the rugged coastline. This afternoon we arrive in St. John’s, an eccentric, colourful city which dates back to 1519 and is one of the oldest European settlements in North America.
Overnight: Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland (Breakfast, Lunch)
Explore North America’s oldest city, St. John’s, on a guided tour. Visit Canada’s second largest National Historic Park as well as Signal Hill and Cape Spear, home of the oldest lighthouse and most easterly point in North America. Be immersed in the culture at Newfoundland and Labrador's largest public cultural space, The Rooms, showcasing the history, heritage and artistic expression. This evening enjoy a coastal cruise and then a farewell dinner.
Overnight: Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland (Breakfast, Dinner)
Your Maritime and Newfoundland adventure has come to an end, transfer to the airport for your return flight home.
Tour Includes: 19 nights of accommodation (3.5–4 star), professional Tour Leader, transportation on deluxe motorcoach, airport transfers in Halifax and St. John's, 30 meals: 19 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 6 dinners.
|20 Day Maritime Mosaic and Newfoundland|
|Pricing is per person|
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|Note: Arrival and departure flights can be booked for any time on first and last day of the tour. A mandatory single surcharge may apply to this tour if you have selected our TwinShare Program and we are unable to match you with another TwinShare passenger.|
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