Maritimes Coastal Wonders

Join us as we uncover the treasures of the Canadian Maritimes. From the rugged Cabot Trail to the amazing Fundy tides, fun and adventure await. Marvel at the incredible views at Nova Scotia's Peggy's Cove. See the four-story high flowerpot-shaped Hopewell Rocks and savor a traditional Maritimes lobster feast. In Prince Edward Island, visit the Anne of Green Gables House and learn about potato farming. 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. Travel along the striking Lighthouse Route. Don't miss the rugged beaches, picturesque fishing villages, and rich seafaring history of this amazing region.

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Tour Operator
Collette
Offer
Offer valid through 6/30/2017
Duration
11 Days
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1HalifaxHalifax, Nova Scotia - Tour Begins: Welcome to Canada's Maritimes region - an area of rugged and pristine beauty.
Day 2HalifaxHalifax - Peggy's Cove - Halifax: This morning meet your fellow guests over breakfast with your Tour Manager. Then, 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. Later, explore Halifax's charming downtown on a tour highlighting the waterfront, Public Gardens, Spring Garden Road and the famous Citadel. This evening, enjoy dinner along the waterfront.
Day 3HalifaxHalifax - 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. Next, stop at the Gaelic College. Watch North America's first Gaelic language short film: Faire Chaluim MhicLeoid - the Wake of Calum MacLeod. Afterward, 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'√Ę?¬¶practice a Gaelic song while sitting around a table and beating a large loop of woolen cloth in rhythm.
Day 4BaddeckCabot 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. After dinner this evening we've arranged an old-fashioned bonfire (weather permitting).
Day 5BaddeckBaddeck - Prince Edward Island: This morning explore the amazing variety of inventions on display at the Alexander Graham Bell Museum. Afterward, take a short ferry ride to Prince Edward Island, the 'Land Cradled on the Waves.' This evening, it's Diner's Choice...tonight your dinner is included and you'll choose the perfect spot from a 'menu' of Charlottetown's great restaurants.
Day 6Prince Edward IslandPrince 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 Museum where you will meet a local farmer who will teach you the art of potato farming, the island's leading industry. Return to Charlottetown with time to explore this fascinating city. Discover seaside Charlottetown with a tour along its narrow streets lined with quaint homes and hidden treasures.
Day 7Prince Edward IslandPrince 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.* Savor 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 2-night stay in the bustling waterfront area.
Day 8Saint JohnSaint John: Explore the awe-inspiring Fundy Trail, marveling at the spectacular views of the famous tides. Embark on a tour where you will experience its natural beauty. Stops along the way not only reveal breathtaking views but also the chance to savor authentic Maritimes delicacies such as Fundy's famous dulse (seaweed) and fiddleheads, and also experience regional fiddle music. View some of St. Martin's famous covered bridges en route to Saint John. Later, get a taste of 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. The evening is at leisure in the city of Saint John.
Day 9Saint JohnSaint John - Western Shore, Nova Scotia: This morning, board a ferry bound for Digby, Nova Scotia. Waterfront accommodations 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.
Day 10Western ShoreWestern 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 marvelous 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 travelers and toast the end of a marvelous trip.
Day 11Western ShoreWestern Shore - Tour Ends: Today you depart the Maritimes, taking home countless memories.
Dates/Pricing

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DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
06/12/2017$2,699.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
06/14/2017$2,699.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
06/26/2017$2,699.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
07/10/2017$2,799.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
07/17/2017$2,999.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
07/24/2017$2,799.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
08/07/2017$2,799.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
08/14/2017$2,799.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
08/21/2017$2,799.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
08/28/2017$2,799.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
09/04/2017$2,799.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
09/11/2017$2,799.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
09/14/2017$2,799.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
09/18/2017$2,799.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
09/25/2017$2,899.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
09/27/2017$2,799.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
10/02/2017$2,749.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
Lodging
Westin Nova Scotian Halifax, Canada
Rodd Charlottetown Charlottetown, Canada
Inverary Inn Resort Baddeck, Canada
Hilton Saint John Saint John, Canada
Atlantica Oak Island Resort & Marina Western Shore, Canada
Disclaimer
* NOTE:Tour prices are land only rates based on per person, double occupancy. Some dates may feature various changes in hotels, sightseeing and inclusions. Please confirm your specific itinerary at the time of booking. Government taxes and fees are additional. Land rates are guaranteed at time of deposit. Certain taxes and fees are to be paid upon exiting the country in local currencies.
Airfare is additional and is available through Collette Vacations.

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  • Maritimes Coastal Wonders

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    Join us as we uncover the treasures of the Canadian Maritimes. From the rugged Cabot Trail to the amazing Fundy tides, fun and adventure await. Marvel at the incredible views at Nova Scotia's Peggy's Cove.

 
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