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Maritimes Coastal Wonders



From $3,659* pp | 11 Days •  17 Meals  *Rate is per person, land only, double occupancy. 

Be immersed in the beauty, indulge in delicious native food, and tour the fascinating landmarks that all make the Canadian Maritimes unique.

  • 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.

Set out for Northeast Canada

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.


Day 1. Halifax, Nova Scotia – Tour Begins
Welcome to Canada’s Maritimes region – an area of rugged and pristine beauty.
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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.

icons_food  Breakfast & Dinner   icons_therma  High  18  Low  10   icons_hotel  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.

icons_food  Breakfast & Dinner   icons_therma  High  18  Low  9   icons_hotel  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.

icons_food  Breakfast & Lunch  icons_therma  High  18  Low  9   icons_hotel  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!

icons_food  Breakfast & Dinner  icons_therma  High  18  Low  11  icons_hotel  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.

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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.

icons_food  Breakfast & Lunch    icons_therma High  12  Low  3   icons_hotel  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.

icons_food  Breakfast & Lunch   icons_therma  High  12  Low  3   icons_hotel  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.

icons_food  Breakfast      icons_hotel  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.

icons_food  Breakfast & Lunch      icons_hotel  Atlantica Hotel And Marina Oak Island


Day 11. Western Shore – Tour Ends

Today you depart the Maritimes, taking home countless memories.

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Please note: Accommodation is subject to change.


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small x red icon  Comprehensive travel insurance

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  • New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island are 14 hours behind Australian Eastern Standard Time.
  • Highest elevation included on tour is 900 feet above sea level.
  • The currency in Canada is the Canadian Dollar.
  • Canada uses 110 volts.
  • Why not consider a pre and post tour extension. Start and end your holiday rested.

This tour includes moderate physical activity. The itinerary blends some longer days with shorter days and more leisure time. Walking tours, as well as walking slightly longer distances, upstairs or on uneven walking surfaces should be expected.

March 2016.

Mar 3  – Mar 13.                $3,079

Mar 10  – Mar 20.              $2,829

Mar 17 – Mar 27.               $2,829

April 2016.

Apr 7 – Apr 17.                   $2,949

Apr 14 – Apr 24.                 $2,949

Apr 21 – May 1.                  $2,949

June 2016.

Jun 6 – Jun 26.                    $3,979

Jun 20 – Jul 1.                      $3,979

July 2016.

Jul 18 – Jul 29.                      $3,979

August 2016. 

Aug 8 – Aug 19.                   $4,299

Aug 15 – Aug 26.                 $4,299

September 2016. 

Sep 5 – Sep 16.                    $3,979

Sep 12 – Sep 23.                  $3,979

Sep 26 – Oct 7.                     $3,979

October 2016.

Oct 10 – Oct 21.                   $3,979

November 2016.

Nov 7 – Nov 18.                    $3,469

March 2017.

Mar 13 – Mar 24.                   $3,469

Mar 27 – Apr 7.                      $3,599

April 2017.

Apr 3 – Apr 14.                       $3,729

Apr 24 – May 5.                      $3,729

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