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Atlantic Canada Discovery from Halifax

 

 

13 days from $1,440

Discover Canada's Atlantic provinces like you've never thought possible visiting all of the hot spots that the east is so famous for. Experience wonders such as unrivaled whale-watching in Halifax, the Lobster Dinner experience in New Glasgow and the majesty of Hopewell Rocks. 13 unimaginable days await you in this ultimate maritime getaway.

Habour Front, Hailfax

 

 

    12 nights hotel accommodation
    1 Dinner
    Nature and Whale Watching Cruise
    Keith's Brewery Tour
    Cruise Manada Seal Watching Tour
    Brier Island Whale Watching Tour
    Ferry fare from Wood Islands to Caribou
    Hopewell Rocks
    Kingsbrae Garden
    Ferry fare from Saint John to Digby
    National Historic Site Pass
    Itinerary, brochures, maps and vouchers
    Hotel luggage handling

 

Day 1 – Arrive in Halifax
Upon arrival in Halifax, check into your hotel and spend the rest of the afternoon relaxing. The evening is yours to explore this lovely port city and visit the Halifax Citadel National Historic Site.

Day 2 – Exploring Halifax
Spend the day in the capital city of Nova Scotia. Begin with a 2.5 hour nature and whale-watching cruise aboard the Haligonian III with opportunity to view minke whales, pilot whales, fin whales, dolphins, seals and maritime birds. Later on, join a guided tour of the Alexander Keith's Brewery. Animators portraying characters of the 1800's will acquaint you with the oldest working brewery in North America.

Day 3 – Halifax to Baddeck
Travel to Baddeck today, located in the heart of Cape Breton on the beautiful Bras d'Or Lakes, an inland sea and a sailor's paradise! It is also the beginning and end of the Cabot Trail, a world-famous scenic drive noted for its spectacular vistas of rolling seaside terrain and breathtaking seascapes! Upon arrival in Baddeck, check into your hotel and enjoy the rest of the day.

Day 4 – Sightseeing in Baddeck
Exploring the Cabot Trail will fill your day with vibrant scenery and stunning seascapes. Visit Cape Breton Highlands National Park for a variety of hikes, outdoor activities and interpretive programs. Return to Baddeck for an evening at leisure.

Day 5 – Baddeck to Charlottetown
Leave the Cape Breton area and travel to Prince Edward Island. Travel by ferry from Caribou Nova Scotia to Wood Island, Prince Edward Island. Make your way to Charlottetown and visit Province House National Historic Site. Considered the “Birthplace of Confederation,” the first meeting to discuss federal union was held here in 1864. The Confederation Chamber and several other rooms have been restored to their 19th Century appearance. The building also houses the Provincial Legislature. Founders Hall on the Charlottetown waterfront will transport you back to The Charlottetown Conference of 1864 and the birth of Canada as a nation.

Day 6 – Explore Charlottetown
This morning, take a seal-watching tour. Cruise in comfort, rain or shine, the Manada and Manada II are fully equipped for comfort and safety. The tour includes a 99% chance of seeing Harbor and Grey Seals in the wild, as well as many native Sea Birds and occasionally dolphins. Afterwards, return to Charlottetown and your hotel. Remember, you should not leave Prince Edward Island without enjoying the included Lobster Dinner at New Glasgow.

Day 7 – Charlottetown to Moncton
Travel from Charlottetown to Moncton today on the famous Confederation Bridge. The Confederation Bridge joins the provinces of Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick, and forms part of the Trans Canada Highway, making travel to and from the mainland fast and simple. A close 30 minutes from the Nova Scotia/New Brunswick border, the engineering marvel is open year-round 24 hours a day and takes a little over 10 minutes to cross. Upon arrival into Moncton, check into your hotel.

Day 8 – Moncton to St. Andrew's-by-the-Sea
Make your way to one of New Brunswick's most popular destinations today. On the way be sure to stop at Hopewell Rocks. Experience some of the world's highest tides at this most notable attraction in New Brunswick. Walk on the ocean floor amongst the famous Flower Rock Pots (3 hours before and 3 hours after low tide).

Day 9 – Exploring St. Andrew's-by-the-Sea
Today take some time to visit the Kingsbrae Garden, a 27-acre horticultural masterpiece which is named one of Canada's top ten public gardens. Built on the grounds of several grand old estates, Kingsbrae Garden has been created incorporating mature cedar hedges, flowers beds and an old-growth forest. Follow walking paths through magnificent collections of over 45,000 flowers, shrubs and trees. .

Day 10 – St. Andrew's-by-the-Sea to Digby
Leave scenic St. Andrews and travel to Digby, Nova Scotia. In 1783 Digby was settled by a hearty band of United Empire Loyalists led by Rear Admiral, Sir Robert Digby, Captain of the HMS Atlanta, a 24 gun Brigantine, leading the North American Squadron. In appreciation of Adm. Digby's leadership and guidance the early settlers from New York and New England named the new town in honor of their benefactor.

Day 11 – Sightseeing in Digby
From the seaport of Yarmouth, the tides of Fundy rise until they reach a high of up to 54 feet at the headwaters of the Bay of Fundy's Minas Basin. The Evangeline through some of North America's earliest Trail parallels the Fundy coast, passing European history and the delightful villages and orchards of the Annapolis Valley. It's a journey that spans 400 years of settlement, a journey that encompasses past fortresses, farms and fishing villages, a journey rich in culture, diversity, charm and natural beauty. During your adventures today, enjoy a Brier Island Whale and Seabird Cruise to an area teeming with marine life. Humpback, Finback, and Right Whale species are known to frequent the area, along with dolphins and many seabirds.

Day 12 – Digby to Halifax
Depart Digby and travel back to Halifax today. There are endless wildlife viewing areas, lookouts, beaches, trails and Provincial parks to stop at en route, to get your final glimpse of the beauty of this fascinating maritime province.

Day 13 – Depart Halifax
A morning check out from your hotel and drop off of the rental vehicle concludes your Atlantic Canada Discovery.


 

Moderate hotels:

Halifax, NS: Delta Halifax

Baddeck, NS: Inverary Resort

Charlottetown, PEI Rodd Charlottetown Hotel

Moncton, NB Rodd Moncton Hotel

St Andrews, NB Fairmont Algonquin

Digby, NS Mountain Gap Resort

Deluxe hotels:

Halifax, NS: Delta Barrington

Baddeck, NS: Auberge Gisele’s Inn

Charlottetown, PEI Delta Prince Edward Hotel

Moncton, NB Delta Beausejour

St Andrews, NB Fairmont Algonquin

Digby, NS Digby Pines Golf Resort

 

 

 

Departure Date Twin Single Triple
May 30-June 19 2013 $1839 $3199 $1436
June 20-August 20 2013 $1839 $3212 $1440
August 21-October 2013 $1849 $3230 $1446
       

 

Additional Information

 

*Car Rentals are not included in above pricing. Ask you National Parks Tours representative for pricing and availability.