Canada's Atlantic Coast


Canada's Atlantic Coast

Featuring the Cabot Trail

The Atlantic Coast of Canada has rugged beaches, picturesque fishing villages, and rich maritime history. In Halifax, visit beautiful Peggy’s Cove followed by a scenic tour of the charming waterfront. Learn about traditional organic soap-making at the Olivier Soapery. See the four-story high flowerpot-shaped Hopewell Rocks. In Prince Edward Island, visit the Anne of Green Gables Museum. Learn about the PEI potato industry from a local farmer. Visit a “fishing Shanty” for a traditional lobster dinner. Learn about the many inventions of Alexander Graham Bell at his Museum. Travel along the breathtaking Cabot Trail.

Collette Experiences

  • Visit the amazing four story high flowerpot-shaped rocks known as Hopewell Rocks.
  • On PEI, Rustico's celebrated wharf is dotted with fishing boats and lobster traps.
  • Discover the amazing accomplishments of Alexander Graham Bell during a visit to his museum in Nova Scotia.
  • Enjoy a day exploring the Cabot Trail.
Tour Dates (PRICES ARE FROM)

13 JUN 13   £2474 PER PERSON                                20 JUN 13  £2474 PER PERSON                                 04 JUL 13  £2874 PER PERSON
11 JUL 13   £2874 PER PERSON                                25 JUL 13  £2874 PER PERSON                                 29 AUG 13 £2549 PER PERSON
17 SEP 13  £2549 PER PERSON                               19 SEP 13  £2549 PER PERSON                                03 OCT 13 £2474 PER PERSON

 

On Tour Options

Below is a complete list of options that will be available on your tour.

Beaconsfield Historic House and Dinner £40.00

City: Charlottetown, PEI

Visit Beaconsfield Historic House, once known as one of Canada's finest homes. This 1877 beautiful Victorian was originally home to James Peake Jr. A leading businessman as a shipbuilder and merchant, this house showcased his abundance of success. Enjoy and explore this stunning house now restored to the 20th century. Next, enjoy a short stroll to a popular local restaurant along the waterfront.

Your transportation is included

Please note a minimum of 10 passengers is required.

Duration: approximately 3 hour(s).

Lobster Capital of the World Dinner £50.00

City: Moncton, NB

Pull up the lobster traps and get ready for a dining experience unlike any other! Shediac, New Brunswick prides itself on being the “Lobster Capital of the World” and you’ll soon discover why. Cruise beautiful Shediac Bay with experienced lobstermen who will show you the ropes of the lobster industry. Haul in real traps and observe the best way to crack these crustaceans. Learn the proper way to cook this coastal delicacy. This experience offers an up-close insight into the fishing industry, so integral to the economy and culture of the Maritimes. Finally, enjoy your fresh lobster dinner and relish in true Acadian hospitality aboard the 53’ boat, The Ambassador.

Your transportation is included

Please note a minimum of 10 passengers is required.

Duration: approximately 3 hour(s).

Day 1: Halifax, Nova Scotia - Tour Begins

Welcome to Canada’s Atlantic Coast – an area of rugged, pristine beauty.

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Day 2: Halifax - Peggy’s Cove - Halifax

Explore Halifax’s charming downtown on a scenic tour of the city highlighting the waterfront, Public Gardens, Spring Garden Road and the famous Citadel. Later, enjoy a visit to one of the most picturesque spots in all of Canada – the beautiful Peggy’s Cove. Its historic lighthouse overlooking the Atlantic Ocean provides one of the most memorable views of your journey.

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Day 3: Halifax - Moncton, New Brunswick

Leave Nova Scotia behind and venture to New Brunswick. En route, enjoy a visit to the Glooscap Heritage Centre to learn about the Mi’kmaq heritage and Glooscap legends; see artefacts including stunning quill and bead work; and learn some Mi’kmaq words! Next, a truly unique experience awaits at Olivier Soapery where you learn about the traditional craft of organic soap-making. Then, visit La Pays de la Sagouine, a true celebration of Acadian culture. Experience historical re-enactments and participate in the fun first-hand when you play the spoons or bake your own Acadian dish. Arrive in Moncton and enjoy an evening at leisure to independently discover its quintessential Maritime charm.

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Day 4: Moncton

Today, travel the sea-sprayed shoreline to the amazing Hopewell Rocks. A New Brunswick icon, these flowerpot-shaped rocks carved by the Fundy tides rise four stories high at low tide and disappear into tiny islands when the tide is high. This evening, it’s Diner’s Choice…tonight your dinner is included and you’ll choose the perfect spot from a “menu” of Moncton’s great restaurants.

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Day 5: Moncton - Cavendish, Prince Edward Island

Leave New Brunswick behind and cross the stately Confederation Bridge to the “island cradled in the waves.” Enjoy the rolling landscapes of Prince Edward Island, the backdrop of the acclaimed novel, “Anne of Green Gables.” Visit Rustico’s celebrated wharf, dotted with fishing boats and lobster traps. Arrive in charming Cavendish and visit Cavendish National Park’s picturesque beaches. This evening you’ll journey to the village of Avonlea and the local “fishing Shanty” to experience a true island feast. Watch as steamed mussels and lobsters are prepared before sitting down to taste the best local food the island has to offer. Next enjoy another island event…a traditional Kitchen Party! Enjoy the sounds of fiddles, guitars and accordions as well as the opportunity to dance!

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Day 6: Cavendish - Charlottetown - Cavendish

Visit the Anne of Green Gables Museum, the house in which Lucy Maud Montgomery based her book. Then meet a local potato farmer and learn about the potato industry on PEI first-hand as you help him with his crop. At Prince Edward Island Preserves, see local berries blended with a “secret” ingredient to create a unique island taste. Next, venture to charming seaside Charlottetown for a walking tour along the narrow streets lined with quaint homes and hidden treasures.

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Day 7: Cavendish - Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia - Baddeck

This morning you return to beautiful Nova Scotia by ferry across the Northumberland strait. Next, cross the Canso Causeway to stunning Cape Breton Island. Enjoy a scenic drive along the pristine shores of Bras d'Or Lakes, Canada’s only inland sea. Later, explore the amazing variety of inventions on display at the Alexander Graham Bell Museum, where the brilliant inventor made his home.

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Day 8: Cabot Trail

Spend the day exploring the Cabot Trail and fall in love with its rugged terrain and spectacular Atlantic Ocean views. Stop at the famed St. Peter’s Church in Cheticamp, then take time to stroll the streets of this traditional village steeped in the vibrant culture of the “Old World” French. Visit the Acadian Museum where you will learn how to make a hooked rug. Other highlights include stops at fishing communities along the coast, including lovely Neil’s Harbour.

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Day 9: Baddeck - Halifax

Depart Cape Breton for Sugar Moon Farm. Meet the family that runs the farm and learn about the unique organic methods they employ to produce maple syrup. Then sit back and relax in their “Sugar Shack” – a charming log cabin where you have a tasting, then enjoy a light lunch enhanced with maple. Later, return to Halifax for time at leisure to explore the city. Walk along the waterfront, indulge in some delicious fresh seafood, or simply enjoy the relaxed atmosphere of this charming Canadian seaport.

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Day 10: Halifax - Tour Ends

Return home with warm memories of Canada’s Atlantic Coast.

Day 11: Arrive Home

Available After Tour Extensions:  Extend your holiday

  • Hotel: Atlantica Hotel
NOTE: Prices subject to availability. Terms and conditions apply to prices shown. For more details please call 0800 804 8701.
Prices featured are prices based on per person double or twin occupancy inclusive of flights. Please call for full details of the airport gateway and airline featured with this tour. Triple and child occupancy prices are available upon request, please call for details. Some dates may feature alterations in hotels, sightseeing and inclusions. The details of your itinerary will be confirmed with you at the time of booking. All prices are subject to change and holidays advertised subject to availability.
Day 1 & 2 Accommodation (ALSO PRE AND POST TOUR ADD ON)
Atlantica Hotel Halifax - Nova Scotia, Canada

The Atlantica Hotel Halifax offers dining, four-star guestrooms, a friendly staff, and the best Halifax has to offer. A downtown different way to dream, dine, meet and unwind.

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Crowne Plaza Moncton - New Brunswick, Canada

The Crowne Plaza is located in the heart of downtown Moncton. It is a great base to explore the attractions of the city including the Moncton Museum, Fundy National Park and the Magnetic Hill Zoo. The award winning staff provides exceptional service with attention to detail.