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Nova Scotia & Newfoundland Expedition

From £2850 for 15 days
Trip Overview
Ocean mist that permeates the air of quaint colonial towns, the smell of freshly grilled seafood along scenic waterfront boardwalks, and picture-perfect lighthouses perched on rocky outposts – Canada’s Maritimes are like nowhere else in the world. This 15-day expedition takes you to some of the east coast’s most charming towns, best attractions and incredible parks. See the unusual formations of Hopewell Rocks at different stages of the tide, traverse the scenic Cabot Trail in the Cape Breton Highlands, cruise the Western Brook Pond in Gros Morne National Park and visit some of the oldest towns in North America. Add a hearty dose of quaint Atlantic charm for an outdoor adventure that will stay with you long after you’ve left Canada’s beautiful Atlantic provinces.
Essential Info
Starts: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Ends: St John's, Newfoundland
Ages: Min 15
Theme: Expedition
Trip Code: ISSKN
Activity Level:     
Countries visited: Canada
What's Included

Meals

3 Breakfasts included
1 Dinners included

Transport

Ferry,Private vehicle

Accommodation

Hotel (14 nts)

Trip Highlights

•   Seeing the Bay of Fundy, home of the world’s highest tides, is an experience like no other. During low tide, you can walk among the towering ‘flowerpot’ rock formations carved by tidal erosion at Hopewell Rocks. During high tide, it’s possible to see whales from the shore. Oh, and it has 300 million-year-old dinosaur fossils too.

•   Visit the World Heritage listed town of Lunenburg. Its picturesque crayon-coloured wood houses not only make the Old Town the best surviving example of a British colonial town in North America, it makes it incredibly photogenic. Don’t forget your camera.

•   Immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the east coast visiting five national and provincial parks: Prince Edward Island National Park, Caribou-Munroes Island Provincial Park, Cape Breton Highlands National Park, Gros Morne National Park and Terra Nova National Park.

•   Take in jaw-dropping views of steep cliffs and deep river canyons in Cape Breton Highlands National Park, then walk the earth’s red mantle in Newfoundland’s World Heritage designated national park, Gros Morne.

•   Explore the serene landscapes that beloved author, Lucy Maud Montgomery, called home and inspired her classic novel, Anne of Green Gables.

•   It’s hard not to fall in love with Eastern Canada’s warm local culture and stunning seaside towns. Enjoy a local brew at Alexander Keith’s on Halifax’s atmospheric waterfront, then spend time in the oldest city in North America, St. John’s.

Dates & Availability
Start date
End date
Price
Availability
Departing: 1st Jul 2021
Returning: 15th Jul 2021
£2,850pp
Availability: Good
Departing: 4th Aug 2021
Returning: 18th Aug 2021
£2,905pp
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Availability: Good
Itinerary & Notes
Touch down in beautiful Halifax, the capital of the maritime province of Nova Scotia. Breathe in the fresh ocean air as you make your own way to the hotel. Your adventure begins with a welcome meeting at 6 pm where you’ll meet your group leader and fellow travellers. Afterwards, enjoy a free evening to explore the Halifax waterfront. Once the gateway into Canada for over a million European immigrants, today, the historic boardwalk is a lively hub of shops, galleries, restaurants, bars and in the warmer months, some tall ships. It’s a great place to sample some fresh local seafood, and if you’re lucky, local music as well! If you find you’re overwhelmed by the dining choices on offer, your tour leader can suggest some local favourites along the waterfront.
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