Antarctica & Arctic
Uncover the hidden gems of this unique region of Canada. Highest tides, lobster galore, friendly locals and spectacular scenery combine to make the three provinces of the Canadian Maritimes must visit.
a Destinations d > Eastern Canada > Grand Maritimes
17 nights accommodation, 17 days car rental, meals as indicated, historic sites admission, sightseeing and ferries as specified.
Daily, 17 May - 21 Sep
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Lobster cruise in Shediac
Spectacular vistas on the Cabot Trail
Prince Edward Island National Park
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First settled in 1749, Halifax today is Nova Scotia’s capital. Get a terrific view of the city from the Halifax Citadel National Historic Site.
See day one for more details.
Peggy’s Cove is a small village with houses built right into the granite rock and a lighthouse overlooking the Atlantic. Old Town Lunenburg, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is a lovingly restored Victorian era town that begs you to wander and explore.
Cross the peninsula and make a stop at Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site, renowned for its hiking trails, wilderness lakes and rivers. (B)
The dramatically scenic Fundy Coastal Drive introduces you to the Bay of Fundy, one of the Marine Wonders of the World.
St. Andrews is a popular spot for whale watching, sea kayaking or sailing trips out in to the Bay of Fundy.
Head inland to Fredericton, where a visit to the historic Garrison District is recommended. Several buildings have retained their original heritage architecture, creating a remarkably old world feel in a modern city.
Where the river enters the Bay of Fundy visit the world-renowned Reversing Falls.
Witness the power of the world’s highest tides at the Hopewell Rocks and enjoy a drive through Fundy National Park.
Travel to Shediac, known as ‘the lobster capital of the world’, enjoy a lobster fishing cruise & dine on fresh lobster. Then follow the Confederation Bridge, the longest bridge in Canada to Prince Edward Island.
Explore Prince Edward Island National Park, where the sandstone cliffs and reddish sand dunes take your breath away. Then take in the landscapes made famous by Lucy Maud Montgomery in the popular “Anne of Green Gables” series. (B)
See day 11 for details
The scenic village of Baddeck overlooks the beautiful Bras d’Or Lakes. (B)
Discover the Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site - an incredible “living museum”.
Follow the famous Cabot Trail which winds around the rocky splendour of Cape Breton’s northern shore, ascending to the incredible plateaus of Cape Breton Highlands National Park.
Drive along the Eastern Shore where you will find nature, history and culture, as well as rugged coasts, tranquil bays and beaches, unspoiled forest fauna and crystal clear lakes.
Visit Musquodoboit Harbour & Valley, a haven for nature lovers, and Martinique Beach, the longest beach in the province, as you return to Halifax. (B)
Your Maritimes journey ends this morning.
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