Tour Canada’s scenic Atlantic provinces
of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and
Prince Edward Island. This leisurely
itinerary explores the individual charms
of each region, including opportunities
to explore national parks, search for
wildlife, stroll around coastal towns and
discover historic sites.
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Arrive into Halifax in the province of Nova Scotia
and collect your hire car. Stay 2 nights at the
Today is at leisure to explore Halifax, a city that
combines both modern and heritage buildings,
and home to one of the world’s largest natural
harbours. We recommend pre-booking a city
tour to visit the Citadel National Historic Site
and the Victorian public gardens. For more
information, please contact one of our Canada
tour consultants. (B)
Drive to Lunenburg visiting Peggy’s Cove en
route – a small coastal village with houses
built right into the granite rock. On arrival in
Lunenburg, stay overnight at the Mariner King
Inn. During the afternoon we recommend
exploring the Unesco-listed old town of this
delightful fishing village. (B)
Cross the peninsula to the quaint seaside town
of Annapolis Royal. En route, we suggest visiting
Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic
Site, renowned for its wilderness of lakes and
rivers. Stay 2 nights at Hillsdale House Hotel. (B)
Drive to Brier Island (approximately 2.5 hours)
for a shared whale-watching cruise* in search of the vast array of marine wildlife found in the
nutrient-rich waters of the Bay of Fundy. (B)
Drive to Digby this morning and cross the Bay of
Fundy by car ferry to St Andrews in the province
of New Brunswick. On arrival, stay 2 nights at
The Algonquin Resort. (B)
Today is at leisure to explore St Andrewsby-
the-Sea. Highlights of the coastal town
include Minister’s Island, the Atlantic Salmon
Interpretive Centre and the award-winning
Kingsbrae Garden. (N)
Drive east today to Shediac, known locally as
the ‘lobster capital of the world’. En route, we
suggest visiting Magnetic Hill winery or the
interesting rock formations at Hopewell Rocks,
where the power of the sea in the Bay of Fundy
is most evident as it experiences the highest
tides in the world. On arrival in Shediac, stay
overnight at Maison Tait House. (N)
Travel over the 13-km-long Confederation
Bridge to Charlottetown on Prince Edward
Island. On arrival, stay 2 nights at the Great
Spend the day exploring Charlottetown. We recommend visiting Province House National
Historic Site, where the meetings were held
that led to the formation of Canada in 1867.
Alternatively, drive north to Prince Edward Island
National Park for a walk along the sand dunes
and beaches. (B)
Return to Nova Scotia today, crossing the
Northumberland Strait by car ferry and
continuing to Cape Breton island. On arrival at
the bustling village of Baddeck, stay 2 nights at
Inverary Resort. (B)
The day is at leisure to explore the surrounding
landscapes with the renowned Cabot Trail easily
accessible from here. We recommend visiting
Cape Breton Highlands National Park, a beautiful
park with more than 20 walking trails. (N)
Return to Halifax today, travelling along the scenic Bras d’Or Lakes drive to the Canso
Causeway. On arrival in Halifax, stay overnight
at the Halliburton. (N)
Return your hire car to the airport today
and fly home, or continue your holiday in
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
This tour is based in 4-star
International flights are not included with this
itinerary. For flight options and prices, please
speak to your Cox & Kings tour consultant.
Based on an Intermediate Automatic
(Chrysler Sebring or similar) for 14 days. Fuel
and hotel parking is at your own expense.
Available from mid-June to September
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Just minutes from one of the oldest European settlements in the New World, Hillsdale House Inn is a charming 4-star bed and breakfast property. Each of the 15 rooms has period decor and furnishings. Facilities include a restaurant and car parking. Stay includes breakfast daily and complimentary wireless...
Originally built in 1850, Inverary Resort is an 11-acre property on the shores of Bras d'Or Lakes. The 138 rooms and suites have traditional decor and modern amenities. Facilities include an indoor swimming pool, fitness centre, restaurant and a...
Set in a historic mansion built in 1911, Maison Tait House is located in the heart of downtown Shediac, and only 15 minutes' drive from Moncton airport. The hotel has retained some of its historical features, such as cathedral ceilings, while providing modern comforts.
Features: 9 rooms, restaurant & bar, parking, Wi-Fi.
Room amenities: Air conditioning, telephone, television, electric...
Located just a few minutes walk from the coast and St Andrews town centre, the Algonquin Resort was built in 1889 in a traditional Tudor style. Each of the rooms and suites combine historic character with modern amenities. A shuttle bus service runs between the hotel and town centre, and stops off at points of interest along the way.
Features: Indoor & outdoor swimming pools, spa, fitness centre, 2 restaurants, gift shop.
Room amenities: Television, safe, coffee maker, internet...
The Great George is located within walking distance of the Charlottetown Waterfront, St. Dunstan's Basilica Church, Province House, the Confederation Centre of the Arts, Victoria Row and several shops, boutiques and restaurants. The property is a unique cluster of 13 award winning heritage buildings located in the heart of Charlottetown's historic district. Each building has a character and story of its own. Whatever your choice, you will experience how the restoration has created that small luxury hotel feel while preserving the historical charm, elegance and inn keeping spirit of the 1800s. Each of the 55 guestrooms at The Great George are distinct from one another. Facilities include complimentary wireless internet and complimentary car...
The Halliburton is a boutique property spread over three connected heritage townhouses in the centre of Halifax. The 29 rooms and suites are individually decorated with traditional furnishings. Facilities include a restaurant and stay includes complimentary wireless internet and breakfast...
The Mariner King Inn is a historic property spread over 3 buildings which date back to 1830 and are located in the heart of the historic Old Town of Lunenburg. The rooms and suites are split between the 3 different buildings, each with period furnishings and modern amenities. Facilities include a restaurant and small fitness...
Regional air connections are available from within the UK. Please contact your travel consultant for current prices from your nearest city.
We can also arrange flights from overseas, simply give us a call to find out more.
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YAC2017: 13 Nights