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East Coast Bears, Whales & Island Sampler
14 Nights | Fly-Drive Holiday
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Holiday Highlights
  • FREE - 2 HOUR SIGHTSEEING TOUR OF HALIFAX
  • FREE - COMPACT CAR HIRE & FULLY INCLUSIVE INSURANCE
  • ONLY £100pp DEPOSIT
Overview
Experience the relaxed way of life in the Atlantic provinces by combining the best of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island. Learn about the pivotal history of this dynamic maritime region, explore fascinating cities and see the beautiful countryside strewn with charming fishing villages.

Travel to Cape Breton Island, drive on the scenic Cabot Trail and embark on exciting ferry rides between the mainland and Canada’s smallest province. Observe bears, whales and other wildlife on your tour through the Maritimes taking countless beautiful memories home!


FREE - Halifax Sightseeing Tour

The journey will take you through our historic and revitalized downtown core, along the legendary Halifax waterfront, and through picturesque neighbourhoods. Follow along as our knowledgeable on-board tour guide will share stories on a range of legendary topics, including the aftermath of the Titanic sinking, the Halifax explosion, and Citadel Hill.


 

What's Included
  • Return Flights from London, UK
  • 14 Nights 3/4* Accommodation Throughout
  • FREE - Halifax Sightseeing Tour
  • FREE - Compact Car Hire & Insurance
  • Room Only Throughout
  • Hotels Subject to Availability
  • Other Airports / Dates / Hotels Available (£)

 

Itinerary

DAY 01: HALIFAX NS, CANADA

Arrive at Halifax International Airport , the remainder of the day is at leisure for exploring this bustling oceanside city Overnight in Halifax


DAY 02: HALIFAX NS, CANADA

Halifax is located on one of the world’s largest natural harbours and bears all the hallmarks of both a modern and historic city Embark on a city tour that will include such visitor attractions as St Paul’s Church, the Historic Properties, the Titanic Burial Site, ocean terminals and the area of the devastating Halifax explosion Overnight in Halifax.


DAY 03: HALIFAX NS - BRIDGEWATER

Leaving Halifax, you travel west into the hinterlands surrounding the city to Margaret’s Bay, one of Nova Scotia’s largest natural harbours This harbour is peaked by the famous Peggy’s Cove and its iconic whitewashed lighthouses - historic sentries preventing ships from running aground on the rocky shoals that surround the harbour entrance Passing through the port of Lunenburg and its Famous Fisheries Museum, you arrive in Bridgewater on the shores of the La Have River Once checked in, feel free to explore the local attractions such as the Wile Carding Mill Museum, a restored, fully functional water mill Overnight in Bridgewater/Western Shore


DAY 04: BRIDGEWATER - DIGBY

Crossing the width of Nova Scotia, your route takes you alongside the gates of Kejimkujik National Park, a pristine natural oasis of old growth forest surrounding a large inland lake Continuing on to the coast, you arrive in the town of Digby, a Loyalist town dating back to English settlers in the 1750’s Named after the captain of the first colony ship, Robert Digby, you can tour several small museums and historic homes celebrating the town’s establishment Overnight in Digby.


DAY 05: DIGBY - ST. ANDREWS BY THE SEA

Enjoy a ferry ride across the Bay of Fundy to Saint John, famous for having the world’s largest tides In Saint John, stop at the Reversing Falls Follow the coastline and traverse many unique fishing villages en route to St Andrews-by-the-Sea The Bay of Fundy is rich in marine life, often seen along its rocky shores at low tide Arrive in the natural bay of St Andrew, an enclosed body of water that shares an international maritime border with the United States Overnight in St Andrews-by-the-Sea


DAY 06: ST. ANDREWS BY THE SEA

Take the day and explore this quintessential Canadian town where the echoes of its dramatic past still can be heard today There are historic buildings on almost every street, remnants of the American Revolution when many Loyalists transported their white clapboard houses via barge to St Andrews-by-the-Sea and settled in the town with their British comrades Overnight in St Andrews-bythe-Sea


DAY 07: ST. ANDREWS BY THE SEA - FREDERICTON

Today you head north inland en route to Fredericton After your short drive you have ample time to explore the many visitor attractions of this maritime city You may wish to stop in Fredericton and visit the historic Garrison District Several of the buildings at this site have retained their original heritage architecture, making for a remarkably old world feel in the centre of a modern city The on-site York-Sunbury Museum features a live noon-hour theatre here five days a week during the summer months, and outdoor concerts in the evening don’t miss the Changing of the Guard where costumed guards march to Officers' Square accompanied by the pipes and drum Overnight in Fredericton.


DAY 08: FREDERICTON - MIRAMICHI

Afterwards, depart Fredericton and travel towards the northern coastline of New Brunswick Arriving in Miramichi, visit any of the quiet riverside restaurants that line the shores, adjacent to quaint summer homes along the water’s edge Overnight in Miramichi.


DAY 09: MIRAMICHI - MONCTON

En route to Moncton, you may wish to stop and visit Kouchibouguac National Park - a fascinating mosaic of bogs, salt marshes, tidal rivers, sparkling freshwater systems, sheltered lagoons, abandoned fields and tall forests 25 kilometres of shifting sand are home to harbour and grey seals that frolic in the sunshine on certain sections of the dunes Continue on to arrive in the commerce and business centre of Moncton Overnight in Moncton


DAY 10: MONCTON

Today is free to discover some of the unique attractions around Moncton We suggest a visit to the Magnetic Hill where you can put the car in neutral to experience the illusion of being pulled up hill by a ‘magnetic force ’ Discover the secrets of the nearly lost Acadian people at the Acadian Museum run by the University of Moncton See how an entire people were displaced by the colonial powers of the period Overnight in Moncton


DAY 11: MONCTON - CHARLOTTETOWN

Before leaving Moncton we suggest a stop at the Magnetic Hill where you can put the car in neutral to experience the illusion of being pulled up hill by a ‘magnetic force ’ The Northumberland coast of New Brunswick has a rich British and Acadian heritage — it’s yours to discover today if you choose to travel through the architectural gem of Dorchester and visit the French fort of Beausejour at the Nova Scotia provincial border Near the base of the Confederation Bridge is the Cape Jourimain Nature Centre, a community-operated ecotourism and environmental education facility, open to the public displaying the cultural history and environmental diversity of the region Cross to Prince Edward Island, Canada’s smallest province, over the Confederation Bridge and arrive in the charming city of Charlottetown Overnight in Charlottetown.


DAY 12: CHARLOTTETOWN - BADDECK

Today’s journey takes you past Orwell Corner Historic Site to board the ferry across the Northumberland Strait to Nova Scotia Drive through tranquil scenery and small communities that continue to celebrate Nova Scotia’s Scottish, Indian and Acadian identities Continue into Cape Breton Island through the magnificent highland scenery that surrounds Bras d’Or Lake, and drive to the delightful resort community of Baddeck A fascinating museum here is dedicated to the life and works of Alexander Graham Bell, the inventor of the telephone Overnight in Baddeck


DAY 13: BADDECK

A scenic highlight of this trip is to drive the Cabot Trail into the highlands of northern Cape Breton The trail runs past lochs and glens settled by Scottish Highlanders and along scenic coastlines settled by Acadians You will meander through the rugged Cape Breton Highlands National Park enjoying stunning views of seaswept headlands, steep cliffs and tranquil beaches Hiking trails lead into the interior of the park where stunning vistas appear at each turn Return to Baddeck through the lush Margaree Valley Overnight in Baddeck


DAY 14: BADDECK - LISCOMB MILLS

Travelling southwest from Baddeck, today you drive the length of the beautiful Bras D’Or Lake lowlands as the cresting ridges of the highlands giving way to gentle, rolling fields Passing by the commercial hub of Ports Hawkesbury near the tip of St Georges Bay, you travel though the forested heartland of Nova Scotia to arrive at Liscomb Mills Overnight in Liscomb Mills


DAY 15: LISCOMB MILLS - HALIFAX - UK

Breakfast included Today you follow the inlets of fjords of the eastern Nova Scotia shoreline as you return to Halifax and make your way to Halifax International Airport where you will drop off your car in good time before checking in to your return flight to the UK.

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