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Nova Scotia & Cape Breton Island

Nova Scotia & Cape Breton Island

Hopewell Rocks Ocean Tidal Exploration, The Confederation Bridge, Prince Edward Island, Lobster Dinner, Northumberland Ferry, Cabot Trail Touring, Cheitcamp, Neil's Harbour, Whale Watching Cruise

Rugged Coastal Beauty

  • Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, and Cape Breton Island

  • September 16-23 OR September 23-30, 8 Days, 12 Meals

 

Jet away with us and take in world-famous panoramic seascapes, quaint villages, and picture-perfect memories!

Day 1

Jet away to Halifax, Nova Scotia with world-famous panoramic seascapes, quaint fishing villages, and a welcoming hospitality. Discover why Halifax has earned a place as one of the top 10 friendliest cities in Canada.

Day 2

Today, explore New Brunswick & Prince Edward Island.

HOPEWELL ROCKS OCEAN TIDAL EXPLORATION: Guided tour of The Bay of Fundy, created by the ebb and flow of massive tides that erode the rock to create this geological wonder.

THE CONFEDERATION BRIDGE: Travel the curved, 8-mile long bridge, truly an engineering marvel.

PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND: Picturesque fishing villages, farming communities, red clay roads, and quaint seasides dot the landscape of this "Gentle Island."

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Day 3

PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND DAY: First, a local step-on guide entertains the group as you tour historic Charlottetown. Next, visit PEI National Park, known for red stone cliffs, white sandy beaches, and wind sculpted dunes. Beauty as far as the eye can see!

Finish your day at the Anne of Green Gables Homestead and visit the quaint village of Victoria-By-The-Sea, where you'll find first-class shops, impressive dining, and seaside charm.

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Day 4

NORTHUMBERLAND FERRY: Climb aboard for a 75-minute ferry ride from PEI to Nova Scotia while admiring the beauty of the sea from the viewing decks. You'll arrive in Belle Cote, Nova Scotia or the "Beautiful Coast." Rolling surf, spectacular sunsets, ocean and mountain views surround Island Sunset Resort, your home for a 2-night stay in a private ocean-side cottage suite.

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Day 5

CABOT TRAIL TOURING: As one of the world's most famous and loved scenic destinations, the ocean-inspired scenery is beyond expectations, all highlighted by a local guide.

CHETICAMP: Connect with the local history and charm of this Acadian Village, while spending time shopping or watching the local fishing boats return with their catch of the day.

NEIL'S HARBOUR: Lobster and crab fishing are a way of life in this area; discover how the local economy depends on the fishing industry.

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Day 6

WHALE WATCHING CRUISE: Cruise around the Gulf of St. Lawrence in seach of fin, pilot and minke whales. Not only is the scenery magnificent, but whale sightings during this exhilarating excursion are very common. Have your camera ready! (Weather permitting)

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Day 7

Start your day in Peggy's Cove, the most photographed site in Canada. This picturesque seaside never disappoints. Then, head to Mahone Bay, where three towering church steeples ascend above the waterfront, begging for your camera, too. Next, tour Lunenburg, whose colorful waterfront and narrow streets radiate the town's seafaring past. Designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Stie in 1995, it is also home to the shipyard where Bluenose Schooner was built in 1921.

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Day 8

Fly home from Halifax sharing picture-perfect memories of a lifetime.

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DEPOSIT: $100 per person at time of reservation; final payment due June 8, 2018 (First departure dates) or June 15, 2018 (Second departure dates). Once payments have been received, stringent cancellation penalties apply.

 

ACCOMMODATIONS: Hilton Garden Inn, Enfield, Nova Scotia; Holiday Inn Express, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island (2 nights); Island Sunset Resort, Belle Cote, Cape Breton Island (2 nights); Four Poitns Sheraton, Halifax, Nova Scotia (2 nights)

 

TOUR INCLUSIONS: Professional tour director, motorcoach transporation, roundtrip airport/hotel/airport transfers, airfare, accommodations, luggage handling at hotels, admissions, attractions, and 12 meals including 7 breakfasts and 5 dinners.

 

TRAVEL INSURANCE: Optional, but highly recommended.

 

PASSPORT REQUIRED: Passport must be valid for six months upon departure from Canada.

 

ACTIVITY LEVEL 3 / HEAVY WALKING: Physical stamina required. Stair climbing, longer periods of walking and/or standing may be involved, along with higher elevations and longer days. Participants must be able to keep up with group.

 

ADDITIONAL FEES: Airline luggage fees and fuel surcharges (if applicable) are additional and vary by airline.

 

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Janesville, WI Van Galder Terminal
3120 N. Pontiac Dr., Janesville WI
Madison, WI Shopko South Towne Mall
2101 W. Broadway, Lot "G", Madison WI
Rockford, IL Van Galder Terminal
7559 Walton St., Rockford IL
South Beloit, IL Fas Mart/McDonald's ($3 per day)
Hwy 75 and I90, South Beloit IL
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