Wonders of the Canadian Maritimes and Cape Breton

Offer

Price per person
from £2,272

Price based on
London Heathrow
8th Sep 2018 departure

Key inclusions

  • VIP private home pick-up service
  • Flights
  • Transfers

Book any 2018 worldwide tour or cruise and pay just £99 deposit per person when you book before 28 February. 

More details
  • 10 days

  • Eastern Canada

  • Active pace

  • Platinum escorted tour

Embrace the subtle beauty of Nova Scotia and striking coastlines of New Brunswick on this East Coast adventure. See Peggy’s Point Lighthouse and Lunenburg’s colonial settlement; wander the weathered sculptures at Hopewell Rocks.

At a glance


  • Halifax Stroll the downtown boardwalk and the harborfront.
  • Peggy's Cove Explore the idyllic fishing village and lighthouse – Peggy’s Point.
  • Lunenburg See the best surviving example of a British colonial settlement in North America.
  • Hopewell Rocks Walk around the giant rock formations, sculptured by the world's highest tides (tide permitting).
  • Baddeck Trace the achievements of the great inventor at the Alexander Graham Bell Museum.
  • Cabot Trail Scenic roadway that takes in the impressive rocky shoreline vistas.

What's included

  • VIP private home pick-up service
  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • Services of a tour director
  • Accommodation
  • Selected meals
  • Porterage
  • All airport taxes
Price match guarantee

With accommodation, transfers, excursions, selected meals, private VIP home pick-up and the services of an expert Tour Director all included in the price, our escorted tour holidays are highly rated by our customers. But should you find a like-for-like tour cheaper elsewhere, we will match its price and give you a further £100 reduction.

VIP home pick-up service

Our VIP home pick-up service is included up to 50 miles to your departure airport. Your driver will happily load and unload your luggage, and drive you to your departure terminal. At the close of your trip, you'll be welcomed by your driver in the arrivals hall and returned home again. A supplement is payable per mile over 50 miles.

Customer Reviews

An excellent tour , good value with everything that was...

24th September 2017
Mr Terence Adderley

An excellent tour , good value with everything that was included

Overview

Embrace the subtle beauty of Nova Scotia and striking coastlines of New Brunswick on this East Coast adventure. See Peggy’s Point Lighthouse and Lunenburg’s colonial settlement; wander the weathered sculptures at Hopewell Rocks.

Total meals included:

  • 8 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners

UK - Halifax

Day
1

Fly to Halifax where on arrival transfer to your hotel.

This evening meet your travelling companions and tour director for a welcome drink.

No meals included

Halifax - Peggy's Cove & Lunenburg - Halifax

Day
2

This morning, visit Peggy’s Cove, one of Canada’s most charming fishing villages. Enjoy a traditional Nova Scotian Breakfast, where you can choose local specialities, like fish cakes. Have your camera ready for spectacular shots of this famous lighthouse and picturesque setting. We then venture to Lunenburg, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. During your free time here, explore the quaint Main Street, shop for souvenirs, or spend time at the Fisheries Museum to learn more about this major fishing port. The rest of the day is at leisure. Maybe visit the Maritimes Museum, which explains the area’s seafaring past, or perhaps tour Alexander Keith’s Brewery, which has been making the home-grown favorite since the early 1880s.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Halifax - Moncton

Day
3

This morning, enjoy an orientation of Halifax, including the public gardens and harbour area. Before arriving in New Brunswick, we will stop at Sugar Moon Farm to enjoy a Maritime Sugar Camp lunch, along with a guided tour and traditional sugar camp treat. We spend the evening in Moncton, originally founded by a group of Acadians and then Pennsylvania Dutch immigrants from Philadelphia. Your tour director will have suggestions for the best way to spend your evening.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Moncton - Hopewell Rocks - Charlottetown

Day
4

This morning, travel to Hopewell Rocks and learn about the highest and wildest tides in the world, which rise and fall up to 52 feet. Time and tide have carved from the cliffs and coves distinctive sandstone formations topped with trees. Many of the formations have nicknames inspired by their appearance. Learn more about the region’s nature and wildlife with a visit to Cape Jourimain. Drive across the 8-mile-long Confederation Bridge and cross onto Prince Edward Island. Tonight, enjoy a lobster supper at a local restaurant.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Charlottetown

Day
5

A guided tour of the island includes a drive to the fishing port of North Rustico Harbour to see the sand dunes and lovely beaches of Prince Edward Island National Park, along with a visit to Green Gables farmhouse. Later, enjoy lunch at Prince Edward Island Preserve Company, and be treated to a traditional Ceilidh—a folk music party. You are sure to be entertained and to get your toes tapping! The rest of the day is at leisure to explore on your own, do some shopping, or relax in one of Charlottetown’s fine restaurants.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Charlottetown - Ceilidh Trail - Baddeck

Day
6

This morning, board a ferry that whisks you across the Northumberland Strait to Pictou, known as the “Birthplace of New Scotland.” It was here that the first boatload of Scottish Highlanders landed in Nova Scotia in 1773. Then, travel along Ceilidh Trail, where Scottish traditions and Gaelic folklore come alive. Visit Glenora Distillery, where you will be treated to a tasting at North America’s first distillery of single malt whisky. Arrive in Baddeck for a 2-night stay.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Baddeck - Cape Breton Highlands National Park - Baddeck

Day
7

This morning, visit the Alexander Graham Bell Museum, where exhibits trace the achievements of the great inventor who spent his last years on Cape Breton. Then, travel along the Cabot Trail, considered one of the most scenic drives in the world. Proceed along the coast, savouring magnificent vistas of the rocky shoreline and the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Enter Cape Breton Highlands National Park, a landscape that strikingly resembles Scottish coastal regions. Tonight, perhaps join in a local Ceilidh in Baddeck.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Baddeck - Jeddore Oyster Pond - Halifax.

Day
8

Cross over the Canso Causeway and continue across Nova Scotia to Halifax. Upon arrival, visit the Citadel with its early 19th-century, star-shaped fort. Tonight, join your tour director and new friends at a farewell dinner—the perfect finale to your Maritimes holiday.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Halifax - UK

Day
9

Your tour ends today.

Transfer to the airport for your return to the UK or extend your stay in Montreal travelling overnight on VIA Rail.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Home landing in the UK

Day
10

No meals included

Things to note

This platinum tour is operated by our sister company Globus.

Hotels

Tour hotels will be as specified or alternatives of a similar standard.


  • Halifax: Westin Nova Scotian
  • Moncton: Delta Beausejour
  • Charlottetown: Delta Prince Edward
  • Baddeck: Silver Dart Lodge

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