Day 1: Arrive Halifax. Arrive in Halifax and check in to our accommodations which are ideally located in the downtown core of this vibrant and cosmopolitan urban centre on the Atlantic Ocean. Meet our Tour Director and fellow travelers this evening at a Welcome Reception.
Option: You may wish to add additional nights in Halifax or a city tour to your vacation package. Bursting with culture and rich history, Nova Scotia's capital city has much to offer.
Day 2: Halifax, NS - Moncton, NB. Explore the Bay of Fundy and learn about the world's highest tides as we meander its colourful coastline to New Brunswick's bilingual city of Moncton. En route, explore the Joggins Fossil Cliffs, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. See magnificently exposed layers of rock revealing the world's most complete fossil record of life in the "Coal Age" of 300 million years ago. After crossing into New Brunswick, an unforgettable culinary experience awaits as we cruise the warm waters of Shediac Bay aboard a lobster boat; learn about the fishing industry and savour a delicious lobster supper. Arrive in Moncton and check into our downtown hotel for the night. (CB, L, D)
Day 3: Moncton, NB to Saint John, NB. Experience a true natural wonder this morning as we visit the Hopewell Rocks on the coast of the Bay of Fundy. Marvel at these massive flower-pot shaped formations sculpted by the highest tides on the planet. Travel through Fundy National Park on to Canada's first incorporated city, Saint John, on the southern New Brunswick coast. Enjoy a city tour, including the Reversing Falls, before checking into our harbourfront accommodations for a two-night stay. (B, L, D)
Day 4: St. Andrews by-the-Sea. Enjoy a day trip to picturesque St. Andrews by-the Sea where the quaint charm of this coastal town is sure to captivate. After a Whale Watching Boat Tour (weather permitting), the afternoon is yours to experience the friendly people, beautiful architecture, and rich marine life of this seaside gem at your own pace. (B, L).
Day 5: Saint John, NB to Annapolis Valley, NS. Enjoy free time in Saint John this morning before we ferry back to Nova Scotia; be on the look-out for whales as we cross the Bay of Fundy. Arrive in Digby, the scallop capital of the world, where the fresh sea air and passionate Acadian culture combine to form an enchanting and historically rich town. We overnight in the Annapolis Valley. (B, D)
Day 6: Annapolis Valley, NS to Halifax, NS. Travel the lush Annapolis Valley and learn about the French Acadians who established their first settlement in the early 1600's. Visit Grand Pre National Historic Site where fact and fiction blend to reveal the romance of the Land of Evangeline. Visit a local winery for a tour and tasting before arriving in Halifax for the evening. (B).
Day 7: Depart Halifax, NS. Arrangements end on check out from the hotel. We hope that you have enjoyed your time with us and that we'll see you again soon! (CB)
- Atlantic Canadian Tour Director
- Deluxe Motorcoach Transportation
- Welcome Reception
- Joggins Fossil Cliffs - a UNESCO World Heritage Site
- Lobster Dinner Cruise on Shediac Bay
- Hopewell Rocks Ocean Tidal Exploration Site
- Fundy National Park
- Saint John City Tour including Reversing Falls
- St. Andrew's by-the-Sea Day Trip
- Ferry from New Brunswick to Nova Scotia
- Grand Pre - a UNESCO World Heritage Site
- Annapolis Valley Winery Tour & Tasting
- 6 night's accommodation
- 12 meals including a lobster dinner.
Hotels used for the tour:
- Tuesday: 1 Night - Cambridge Suites Hotel - Halifax, Nova Scotia
- Wednesday: 1 Night - Crowne Plaza Moncton Downtown - Moncton, New Brunswick
- Thursday & Friday: 2 Nights - Hilton Saint John - Saint John, New Brunswick
- Saturday: 1 Night - Digby Pines Golf Resort and Spa - Digby, Nova Scotia
- Sunday: 1 Night - Cambridge Suites Hotel - Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Prices are based on double occupancy land only and are subject to availability at time of booking, prices vary for departure dates.
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