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Duration

11 Days 10 Nights

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

Unlimited

Languages

English, French

About this tour

The Tour Start And Finishes In Halifax🧳✈️

🌊 Experience the fresh salty air and unspoiled nature of Atlantic Canada on this 11-day Canadian Maritimes road trip. Explore rich history and warm hospitality as you journey through Lunenburg, Annapolis Royal, Wolfville, and Charlottetown.  Encounter National Parks, Historic Sites, museums, and more on Canada’s eclectic east coast.

🚗 Enjoy sightseeing and whale watching, and immerse yourself in Canada’s captivating history. 🇨🇦 End your adventure with the stunning Cabot Trail and a visit to Nova Scotia’s capital, Halifax. Start in Halifax and head to the Victorian gem, Lunenburg, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visit Peggy’s Cove with its iconic lighthouse and seaside houses perched on wave-washed boulders.

🌲 Traverse Kejimkujik National Park, known for hiking trails and serene canoeing.  Drive along Digby Neck for an unforgettable whale watching experience and witness the Bay of Fundy’s incredible tides.  Explore Annapolis Royal and Fort Anne. Cross Confederation Bridge to Charlottetown, the birthplace of Canada and Prince Edward Island’s capital.  Enjoy a lobster tour and try your hand at lobstering. 🏖️ Explore sand dunes and Green Gables, Anne’s fictional home.

⛴️ Take a ferry to Cape Breton Island, a slice of Scotland in North America.  Hike scenic trails and be awed by the Cabot Trail’s views.  Discover the living history at the Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site. Conclude your journey with a picturesque drive back to Halifax, where memories of your unforgettable adventure will linger.

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Package expires at on 31st, August 2024

Highlights

  • 🌍 Discover the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Lunenburg
  • 🚗 Cruise the picturesque Cabot Trail in Cape Breton
  • 🏘️ Visit charming fishing villages & remote lighthouses
  • 🦞 Indulge in delectable seafood on Prince Edward Island

Included/Excluded

  • 1 night in Lunenburg at the Blue Nose Lodge
  • 2 nights in Annapolis Royal at the Hillsdale House
  • 1 night in Wolfville at the Tattingstone Inn
  • 3 nights in Charlottetown at The Great George
  • 3 nights in Baddeck at the Inverary Resort
  • 11 days intermediate size car rental including GPS
  • Bay Ferry Tolls between Wood Islands to Caribou
  • Meals Included as per Itinerary
  • Brier Island Whale Watching (seasonal)
  • Admission to historic sites as per itinerary
  • International airfares and taxes
  • Domestic airfares and taxes, unless otherwise specified in our holiday package
  • Visa expenses, processing and issuance fees
  • Meals other than as specified in our holiday package
  • Travel Insurance or expenses of a personal nature (mini-bar, phone call, laundry, etc.),
  • Tips or gratuities to guides, drivers, porters, hotel, restaurant or boat staff, etc.
  • Or any other travel expense that has not been included in our holiday package

Itinerary

Pick up your rental car and head south to Lunenburg, visiting Peggy’s Cove along the way. Peggy’s Cove (45km) is a small village with houses built right into the granite rock and a lighthouse overlooking the Atlantic. Old Town Lunenburg (98km), a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is a lovingly restored Victorian town that begs you to wander and explore. Overnight in Lunenburg at the Mariner King Inn.

Cross the peninsula and make a stop at Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site, renowned for its hiking trails and incredible canoeing on wilderness lakes and rivers. Park interpretive staff conduct outings on foot to reveal the natural history of the area, including the Mi’kmaq pretoglyphs. Continue along Route 8 to Annapolis Royal. Overnight in Annapolis Royal at the Hillsdale House.

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Today drive along 95 km along the Digby Neck to experience a whale watching excursion in the nutrient rich waters of the Bay of Fundy. You will likely see finback and Minkes, humpbacks or even the rare North Atlantic right whale. Spend the afternoon exploring Annapolis Royal and Fort Anne. Overnight in Annapolis Royal at the Hillsdale House.

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Make time to stop at the Grand-Pré National Historic Site, commemorating the Grand-Pré area as a centre of Acadian settlement from 1682 to 1755 and the Deportation of the Acadians, which began in 1755 and continued until 1762. Also the Domaine de Grand Pré is a fantastic winery in the area well worth a visit. Overnight in Wolfville at the Tattingstone Inn.

Breakfast

Enroute to Charlottetown take time to stop and see the Bay of Fundy, a marvel of nature. You will cross the 13km long Confederation Bridge. Overnight in Charlottetown at The Great George.

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Explore Charlottetown, the site of Canada’s birthplace - Province House National Historic Site was the scene of meetings that led to the formation of Canada as a country in 1867. Overnight stay in Charlottetown at The Great George.

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You can explore picturesque Prince Edward Island National Park on the island’s north shore - see sand dunes, beaches and Green Gables, fictional home of Anne, the character created by Canadian writer Lucy Maud Montgomery and loved by millions worldwide. Overnight stay in Charlottetown at The Great George.

Breakfast

Depart Charlottetown taking Route 1 to Wood Islands Ferry crossing to Caribou, Nova Scotia then drive to Cape Breton Island, a little piece of Scotland in North America. Overnight stay in Baddeck at the Inverary Resort.

Breakfast

Allow a full day to drive with time to get out and hike or observe views. Visit the park visitor center (5 km). There are 28 beautiful hiking trails in the National Park between Cheticamp and Ingonish. The most recommended one would be the Skyline Trail which is approximately located about 15 minutes drive from park entrance. Explore the fabulous Cabot Trail around Cape Breton Island for awe-inspiring views of the Gulf of St. Lawrence. The route winds through Cape Breton Highlands National Park. Along the way visit the Celtic Music Interpretive Centre Route 19 Judique (approx 25 minutes from causeway) or the Glenora Distillery Route 19/Ceilidh Trail, Glenville (between Inverness and Mabou about 30 minutes from Judique). Other stops may include Acadian Cultural Center & Museum (Les Trois Pignons ) or St. Ann’s Gaelic College of Arts & Crafts. Overnight stay in Baddeck at Inverary Resort.

This morning head north to discover the Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site. This incredible “living museum,” largest historical reconstruction in North America, is an impressive restoration of a French garrison town dating from the 1700s, complete with costumed interpreters who re-enact daily life from the French colonial period. You can even sample period food in the restaurant, or take part in a mock battle. Also, don’t miss a visit to the Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site in the village of Baddeck, a museum dedicated to the life and inventions of this fascinating man - who spent his summers here on the shores of the Bras d’Or - Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site is located on Chebucto Street (Route 205), in a residential area on the east edge of the village of Baddeck. You may also want to visit the Highland Village Museum in Iona. Overnight stay in Baddeck at Inverary Resort.

A full day for the return trip to Halifax along the scenic Bras d’Or Lakes Drive to the Canso Causeway to enter mainland Nova Scotia. At the community of Antigonish, travel southwest along Marine Drive to your destination.

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11 Days 10 Nights

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Mariner King Innb

Lunenberg Located in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, The Mariner King Inn majestically stands in the heart of Old Town Lunenburg. The Inn, built in 1830, has undergone extensive renovations restoring the old and melding it with the needs of today’s travellers. The Inn has three rooms and two suites in the original building, while the Cranberry and Candy Apple additions add six suites and three rooms with a more contemporary, mariner theme in mind. All rooms have luxurious, environmentally conscious and allergy-free queen or king-size beds, en-suite bathrooms, WiFi, TV (DVD), minibar, and air-conditioning. Other amenities include a good morning breakfast package, a business centre, a cozy parlour, a winter garden, and a laundry facility.

Hillsdale House Inn

Annapolis Royal On picturesque 12-acre grounds, this stately 1859 inn is surrounded by quaint gardens and villas on a tree-lined street. It's a 10-minute walk from Fort Anne National Historic Site. Ornate rooms with period styling and country touches are in the main inn or a separate carriage house, and are individually furnished with antiques and paintings.

Tattingstone Inn

Wolfville On a tree-lined road, this refined guesthouse occupying an 1874 Italianate-style home on landscaped grounds is a 9-minute walk from the Harriet Irving Botanical Gardens in the Acadia University campus and 7 minutes' walk from the head of the Wolfville Rail Trail. The elegant rooms in the main house and a carriage house feature Victorian furnishings and include private bathrooms, cable TV and free WiFi.

The Great George

Charlottetown The Great George is an award-winning, historic, boutique property unlike any other in downtown Charlottetown. Adjacent to St. Dunstan's Basilica on a tree-lined street, this refined hotel spans 17 buildings dating from 1846. It's a 2-minute walk from the Province House National Historic Site and a 5-minute walk from Confederation Landing riverside park.

Inverary Resort

Baddeck  In the heart of Cape Breton on the sparkling shores of the Bras d’Or Lakes, Inverary Resort is at the start and end of the world famous Cabot Trail. With a picturesque location and abundance of amenities, Baddeck and Inverary Resort are your best way to experience Cape Breton Island!

DF/ETG-11625

  • 15 May 24 - 30 Sep 24

  • AUD$3388 Per Person

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