Maritime Magic
13 Nights | Fly-Drive Holiday
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Holiday Highlights
  • FREE - 2 HOUR WHALE WATCHING TOUR IN CAPE BRETON ISLAND
  • FREE - ADMISSION TO FORTRESS OF LOUISBOURG
  • FREE - COMPACT CAR HIRE & FULLY INCLUSIVE INSURANCE
  • ONLY £100pp DEPOSIT
Overview

From sailing aboard the Bluenose II to whale watching in Cape Breton, experience Nova Scotia's best maritime adventures.

Journey to the beautiful Prince Edward Island, explore the magnificent Cape Breton landscape and learn about the unique Nova Scotia heritage which encapsulates Scottish, Mi-kmaq and Acadian cultures. This maritime adventure takes you on a unique historic and culture exploration through Canada's maritime provinces - a memorable experience.


FREE - Cape Breton Whale Watching Tour

The diverse waters off the Cabot Trail are abundant with marine life, making it one of the best locations in Nova Scotia to experience a close encounter. Say hello to the North Atlantic’s gentle giants on a charter. Bound over the surf by zodiac to get breathtakingly close to whales, dolphins, and seals. Cruise along our rugged shores to spy the seabirds and mammals that call our Island home.


FREE - Fortress of Louisbourg Tickets

Nova Scotia’s colonial history was largely shaped by decisions far across the Atlantic. When the War of Spanish Succession was settled with the Treaty of Utrecht in 1713, Britain was given control of mainland Nova Scotia and France was given Ile Royale, what is today known as Cape Breton Island.


 

 

What's Included
  • Return Flights from London, UK
  • 13 Nights 3/4* Accommodation Throughout
  • FREE - Fortress of Louisbourg Tickets
  • FREE - Cape Breton Whale Watching 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 into Halifax International Airport and transfer independently to your downtown hotel. Spend the remainder of the day seeing Halifax at your own pace.


DAY 02: HALIFAX NS, CANADA

Halifax is an ocean side city with a great atmosphere and the perfect blend of modernity and history making it a fun place to get to know.


DAY 03: HALIFAX NS - WESTERN SHORE

Today you will travel along the Nova Scotia coast, journeying through the outskirts of Halifax and the northern shore of St Margaret's Bay. This will lead you to the picturesque Western Shore area found just across the water from Oak Island.


DAY 04: WESTERN SHORE

The resort is situated on the southern shores of Nova Scotia and offers up breath-taking views of Mahone Bay and the magnificent Oak Island, where you can wander along the seaside trails, watch humpback and fin whales play in the waters of Tancook Island.


DAY 05: WESTERN SHORE - DIGBY

Head west today across the heart of Nova Scotia, close to the picture-perfect wilderness that's home to a variety of animals and birds. You might want to stop for a hike at the Kejimkujik National Park and historic site.


DAY 06: DIGBY - TRURO

Journey along the northern shore of Nova Scotia this morning and admire the Bay of Fundy along the way - twice a day the tides carry 100-billion tonnes of water into the Bay of Fundy, with the vertical range spanning as much as 15m, the greatest rise of water on earth.


DAY 07: TRURO - CHARLOTTETOWN

Continue onward to Pictou, the 'birthplace of New Scotland' and take in the views of the Hector Heritage Quay where the first Scottish settlers arrived back in 1773


DAY 08: CHARLOTTETOWN

Spend a day getting to know Charlottetown. There is a real colonial spirit to this city, despite the modern features of the location, thanks to it's quaint squares and streets, such as Old Charlotte Town and George Street.


DAY 09: CHARLOTTETOWN - ANTIGONISH

Return to Nova Scotia today via the Northumberland Strait and head along the North Shore Drive, via tranquil scenery and quaint communities which are still infused with a blend of Scottish, Native and Acadian identities and heritage.


DAY 10: ANTIGONISH - BADDECK

Today you depart your hotel and soon arrive at the narrows of the ocean and eastern reaches of the Northumberland Strait at the doorstep of the island and the commercial hub of Ports Hawkesbury near the tip of St. Georges Bay. Arrive in Baddeck, often known as the gateway to the Cape Breton Highlands.


DAY 11: BADDECK

With a free day in Baddeck, today you will board one of the Love Boats in Cheticamp for a breathtaking guided tour with commentary adventure, see whales, seals, eagles and many other animals.


DAY 12: BADDECK - WEST BAY

Today you will continue southbound, passing charming maritime communities that still celebrate their Scottish heritage. If time permits, you may wish to take a longer, circular route for a day trip to Sydney and explore one of the most important Canadian ports of World War II.


DAY 13: WEST BAY - LISCOMB MILLS

Depart from West Bay and the shores of the Bras d'Or Lake to travel through Port Hawkbury and over the Canso Causeway which connects eastern and western Nova Scotia. 


DAY 14: LISCOMB MILLS - HALIFAX - UK

Breakfast is included, if time allows, then follow the Marine Drive to Halifax International Airport for your return flight. 

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