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Enchanting Islands

8 Days / 7 Nights Departing Halifax
From USD$2,050 per person
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Canada’s Maritime islands await you! Pass through fields of green, dine on succulent seafood, and travel the world famous Cabot Trail on this bus tour of Prince Edward Island and Cape Breton Island. Also spend time in the Oak Island area to learn of the treasure hunters that have ventured to Nova Scotia for hundreds of years Get ready for a truly memorable island adventure in the Atlantic Maritimes.

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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.

Day 2 Halifax to Oak Island Discover the rustic charm of the renowned fishing village of Peggy’s Cove where we will enjoy breakfast. Travel Nova Scotia’s South Shore and on to the UNESCO World Heritage Town of Lunenburg, renowned for her fleets of Grand Banks’ fishing schooners. Take a walking tour to fully experience one of the most remarkably preserved colonial settlements in the New World, and visit the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic to learn about the town’s famous seafaring heritage. We are then off to postcard-perfect Mahone Bay where a trinity of 19th century-built churches represents an iconic cultural landscape of Nova Scotia. Enjoy some free time to stroll through the town and chat with the welcoming locals who have been known to share superstitions, legends and fables that date back to the rum-running days. Arrive in Western Shore for the night and learn of legendary Oak Island – home of the world's longest running hunt for lost treasure. We overnight at a peaceful and serene ocean-side resort. (Continental breakfast & dinner is included today)

Day 3 Oak Island, NS to Charlottetown, PE Once only accessible by ferry, today we arrive on Prince Edward Island via the Confederation Bridge, the world’s longest continuous multi-span bridge. En route, learn about Mi'kmaq culture at the Glooscap Heritage Centre & Mi’kmaq Museum. Experience true Maritime hospitality this evening at a traditional Prince Edward Island lobster supper before checking into your Charlottetown accommodations for a two-night stay. (Breakfast & dinner is included today)

Day 4 Prince Edward Island Touring Enjoy a free morning in Charlottetown, Canada birthplace, or join a complimentary walking tour of the city. This afternoon, drive by red cliffs, white beaches, gently sloping sand dunes and green fields as you make your way to Prince Edward Island National Park. Before returning to Charlottetown, visit Green Gables Heritage Site, the alluring inspiration of Lucy Maud Montgomery’s classic Anne of Green Gables books. Take in a theatre performance this evening by local entertainers at the Confederation Centre of the Arts (a substitution activity may be necessary due to the theatre schedule.) (Breakfast is included today)

Day 5 Charlottetown, PE to Baddeck, NS Ferry over the Northumberland Strait back to Nova Scotia and proceed to Cape Breton Island, the Scotland of North America – via the Canso Causeway. Visit the Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site in Baddeck to learn of the many accomplishments of this genius who made his home on the island. Arrive at our accommodations on the Bras d’Or Lake where we will spend two nights. (Breakfast & dinner is included today)

Day 6 Cabot Trail Touring We’re off to experience one of the most stunningly picturesque drives in North America. The Cabot Trail winds around the rocky splendor of Cape Breton’s northern shore, ascending to the incredible plateaus of Cape Breton Highlands National Park. Look-offs offer unforgettable vistas of Cape Breton’s rugged coastline so be sure to have your camera on hand. Also enjoy a Whale Watching Boat Tour - weather permitting. (Breakfast, boxed lunch & dinner is included today)

Day 7 Baddeck to Halifax The Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site awaits us today. Words cannot do justice to this reconstruction depicting one fifth of the settlement of 1744 New France. Roam the streets and chat with authentically costumed guides. Proceed along the shore of the Bras d’Or Lake to the mainland, and back to Halifax for one last night in the Maritimes. (Breakfast is included today)

Day 8 Depart Halifax Atlantic Tours’ arrangements end on check out from the hotel. (Continental breakfast is included today)

Highlights Include:

  • 7 night’s accommodation including taxes
  • 12 meals including a lobster dinner
  • Atlantic Canadian Tour Director or Driver Guide
  • Welcome Reception
  • Peggy’s Cove
  • Lunenburg – a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic
  • Glooscap Heritage Centre & Mi’kmaq Museum
  • Confederation Bridge to Prince Edward Island
  • Anne of Green Gables Heritage Place
  • Prince Edward Island National Park
  • Ferry from Prince Edward Island to Nova Scotia
  • Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site
  • World Famous Cabot Trail
  • Cape Breton Highlands National Park
  • Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site
  • Whale Watching Boat Tours

Hotels

Atlantica Hotel & Marina Oak Island

Oak Island

Cambridge Suites

Halifax

Inverary Resort

Baddeck

Rodd Charlottettetown

Charlottetown

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.

Day 2 Halifax to Oak Island Discover the rustic charm of the renowned fishing village of Peggy’s Cove where we will enjoy breakfast. Travel Nova Scotia’s South Shore and on to the UNESCO World Heritage Town of Lunenburg, renowned for her fleets of Grand Banks’ fishing schooners. Take a walking tour to fully experience one of the most remarkably preserved colonial settlements in the New World, and visit the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic to learn about the town’s famous seafaring heritage. We are then off to postcard-perfect Mahone Bay where a trinity of 19th century-built churches represents an iconic cultural landscape of Nova Scotia. Enjoy some free time to stroll through the town and chat with the welcoming locals who have been known to share superstitions, legends and fables that date back to the rum-running days. Arrive in Western Shore for the night and learn of legendary Oak Island – home of the world's longest running hunt for lost treasure. We overnight at a peaceful and serene ocean-side resort. (Continental breakfast & dinner is included today)

Day 3 Oak Island, NS to Charlottetown, PE Once only accessible by ferry, today we arrive on Prince Edward Island via the Confederation Bridge, the world’s longest continuous multi-span bridge. En route, learn about Mi'kmaq culture at the Glooscap Heritage Centre & Mi’kmaq Museum. Experience true Maritime hospitality this evening at a traditional Prince Edward Island lobster supper before checking into your Charlottetown accommodations for a two-night stay. (Breakfast & dinner is included today)

Day 4 Prince Edward Island Touring Enjoy a free morning in Charlottetown, Canada birthplace, or join a complimentary walking tour of the city. This afternoon, drive by red cliffs, white beaches, gently sloping sand dunes and green fields as you make your way to Prince Edward Island National Park. Before returning to Charlottetown, visit Green Gables Heritage Site, the alluring inspiration of Lucy Maud Montgomery’s classic Anne of Green Gables books. Take in a theatre performance this evening by local entertainers at the Confederation Centre of the Arts (a substitution activity may be necessary due to the theatre schedule.) (Breakfast is included today)

Day 5 Charlottetown, PE to Baddeck, NS Ferry over the Northumberland Strait back to Nova Scotia and proceed to Cape Breton Island, the Scotland of North America – via the Canso Causeway. Visit the Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site in Baddeck to learn of the many accomplishments of this genius who made his home on the island. Arrive at our accommodations on the Bras d’Or Lake where we will spend two nights. (Breakfast & dinner is included today)

Day 6 Cabot Trail Touring We’re off to experience one of the most stunningly picturesque drives in North America. The Cabot Trail winds around the rocky splendor of Cape Breton’s northern shore, ascending to the incredible plateaus of Cape Breton Highlands National Park. Look-offs offer unforgettable vistas of Cape Breton’s rugged coastline so be sure to have your camera on hand. Also enjoy a Whale Watching Boat Tour - weather permitting. (Breakfast, boxed lunch & dinner is included today)

Day 7 Baddeck to Halifax The Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site awaits us today. Words cannot do justice to this reconstruction depicting one fifth of the settlement of 1744 New France. Roam the streets and chat with authentically costumed guides. Proceed along the shore of the Bras d’Or Lake to the mainland, and back to Halifax for one last night in the Maritimes. (Breakfast is included today)

Day 8 Depart Halifax Atlantic Tours’ arrangements end on check out from the hotel. (Continental breakfast is included today)

Highlights Include:

  • 7 night’s accommodation including taxes
  • 12 meals including a lobster dinner
  • Atlantic Canadian Tour Director or Driver Guide
  • Welcome Reception
  • Peggy’s Cove
  • Lunenburg – a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic
  • Glooscap Heritage Centre & Mi’kmaq Museum
  • Confederation Bridge to Prince Edward Island
  • Anne of Green Gables Heritage Place
  • Prince Edward Island National Park
  • Ferry from Prince Edward Island to Nova Scotia
  • Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site
  • World Famous Cabot Trail
  • Cape Breton Highlands National Park
  • Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site
  • Whale Watching Boat Tours

Hotels

Atlantica Hotel & Marina Oak Island

Oak Island

Cambridge Suites

Halifax

Inverary Resort

Baddeck

Rodd Charlottettetown

Charlottetown

Departure dates

Departing from Halifax: Tuesday Jun 4, 18, 25 Jul 9, 23 Aug 6, 20 Sep 10, 24 Oct 8

Please note: Sep 10 is Bilingual English/German tour departures

Pricing

All pricing is in United States of America USD$

TWIN SINGLE TRIPLE CHILD

04 Jun - 08 Oct, 2017

$2,050

$2,601

$1,958

$1,498

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