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Cape Breton Island
Departs Halifax: Jun 24 Jul 1, 15, 22 & 29 Aug 5 &19 Sep 2, 16 & 23 Oct 14 & 21
Please note: Jun 10 & Aug 12 is Bilingual English/German tour departures
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10 Jun - 21 Oct, 2020
Child age 12 yrs & under
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Scottish traditions and Gaelic folklore come alive on this charming 5-day coach tour to Cape Breton Island.
Travel along the world-famous Cabot Trail and visit National Historic Sites like that of Alexander Graham Bell and the Fortress of Louisbourg.Your package includes a whale watching tour along the rugged coastline.
Itinerary at a Glance
Day 1 Arrive Halifax, NS
Arrive in Halifax and check in to your accommodations which are ideally located in the downtown core of this vibrant and cosmopolitan urban centre on the Atlantic Ocean.
Day 2 Halifax to Baddeck, NS
Depart Halifax on your included transfer to New Glasgow where you will meet your Tour Director or Driver/Guide and fellow travelers. Proceed to Cape Breton Island, the Scotland of North America, via the Canso Causeway. Visit Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site in Baddeck to learn of the many accomplishments of this genius who made his home on the island before checking into your accommodations on the Bras d’Or Lake where you will spend the next two nights. (Continental Breakfast & Dinner included)
Day 3 Cabot Trail Touring
Experience one of the most stunningly picturesque drives in North America today as you tour the Cabot Trail which 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. Your day is complemented by a Whale Watching Boat Tour. (Breakfast & Boxed Lunch & Dinner included)
Day 4 Baddeck to Halifax
Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site awaits today and 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 included)
Day 5 Depart Halifax
Arrangements end upon check-out from the hotel. (Continental Breakfast)
- 4 nights accommodation
- 7 meals
- Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site
- Cape Breton Highlands National Park
- Whale Watching Boat Tour
- Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site