Canadian Maritimes: Circle the Bay of Fundy

Trips & Tours // Canada Atlantic // 7 Days

Culture/History, National Parks


Nestled between Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, Atlantic Canada’s Bay of Fundy is home to the highest tides in the world.

Learn of the ecology and geology of the most dramatic and diverse tidal environment on the planet and experience Maritime history, culture and hospitality on this 7 day adventure to Canada’s East Coast.
 

TAP Rating: TAP Superior


Highlights include:

  • Airport Transfers
  • 11 meals including a lobster dinner
  • 6 night’s accommodation
  • Welcome Reception
  • Joggins Fossil Cliffs – a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Dinner Cruise on Shediac Bay
  • Hopewell Rocks Ocean Tidal Exploration Site
  • Fundy National Park
  • Saint John City Tour including Reversing Falls
  • St. Andrew’s by-the-Sea Day Trip
  • Whale Watching Boat Tour
  • Ferry from New Brunswick to Nova Scotia
  • Grand Pre National Historic Site
  • Annapolis Valley Winery Tour & Tasting


DAY 1 - Tuesday: Arrive Halifax, NS
Arrive in Halifax and check in to our accommodations which are ideally located in the downtown core of this vibrant and cosmopolitan urban centre on the Atlantic Ocean. Meet our Tour Director and fellow travelers this evening at a Meet & Greet. Cambridge Suites or similar - Halifax, NS

Option: You may wish to add additional nights in Halifax or a city tour to your vacation package. Bursting with culture and rich history, Nova Scotia’s capital city has much to offer.

DAY 2 - Wednesday: Halifax to Moncton, NB
Explore the Bay of Fundy and learn about the world’s highest tides as we meander its colourful coastline to New Brunswick’s bilingual city of Moncton. En route, explore the Joggins Fossil Cliffs, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. See magnificently exposed layers of rock revealing the world’s most complete fossil record of life in the “Coal Age” of 300 million years ago. After crossing into New Brunswick, an unforgettable culinary experience awaits as we cruise the warm waters of Shediac Bay aboard a lobster boat; learn about the fishing industry and savour a delicious lobster supper. Arrive in Moncton and check into our downtown hotel for the night. Crowne Plaza or similar - Moncton, NB (CB, L, D)

DAY 3 - Thursday: Moncton to Saint John, NB
Experience a true natural wonder this morning as we visit the Hopewell Rocks on the coast of the Bay of Fundy. Marvel at these massive flower-pot shaped formations sculpted by the highest tides on the planet. Travel through Fundy National Park on to Canada’s first incorporated city, Saint John, on the southern New Brunswick coast. Enjoy a city tour, including the Reversing Falls, before checking into our harbourfront accommodations for a two-night stay. Hilton Saint John or similar - Saint John, NB (B, L)

DAY 4 - Friday: St. Andrews by-the-Sea
Enjoy a day trip to picturesque St. Andrews by-the Sea where the quaint charm of this coastal town is sure to captivate. After a Whale Watching Boat Tour (weather permitting), the afternoon is yours to experience the friendly people, beautiful architecture, and rich marine life of this seaside gem at your own pace.Hilton Saint John or similar - Saint John, NB (B, L)

DAY 5 - Saturday: Saint John to Annapolis Valley, NS
Enjoy free time in Saint John this morning before we ferry back to Nova Scotia; be on the look-out for whales as we cross the Bay of Fundy. Arrive in Digby, the scallop capital of the world, where the fresh sea air and passionate Acadian culture combine to form an enchanting and historically rich town. We overnight in the Annapolis Valley. Digby Pines or similar - Digby, NS (B, D)

DAY 6 - Sunday: Annapolis Valley to Halifax
Travel the lush Annapolis Valley and learn about the French Acadians who established their first settlement in the early 1600’s. Visit Grand Pre National Historic Site where fact and fiction blend to reveal the romance of the Land of Evangeline. Visit a local winery for a tour and tasting before arriving in Halifax for the evening. Cambridge Suites or similar - Halifax, NS (B)

DAY 7 - Monday: Depart Halifax
Tour arrangements end on check out from the hotel.  (CB)

Option: You may wish to continue your Maritime Vacation and join us today on either our Enchanting Islands tour featuring Prince Edward Island and Cape Breton Island or our Oak Island & Prince Edward Island Tour

Departure Date: Tour Status: Price Per Person (U.S. Dollars):
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August 1, 2017 Available Guaranteed$1,791$2,351$1,677
August 15, 2017 Available Guaranteed$1,791$2,351$1,677
September 5, 2017 Available Guaranteed$1,791$2,351$1,677
September 19, 2017 Available Guaranteed$1,791$2,351$1,677
October 3, 2017 Available Guaranteed$1,791$2,351$1,677

Arrival Instructions

Arrive to Halifax, NS by anytime via Halifax Stanfield International Airport (YHZ)


Departure Instructions

Depart from Halifax, NS after anytime via Halifax Stanfield International Airport (YHZ)


Payment Policy

Deposit: $ 200.00 per person due at time of booking - final payment due 45 days prior to departure


Cancellation Policy

Up until 45 days prior to departure: deposit will be retained; 45 - 31 days prior: 50% of tour price will be retained; 30 days prior and onward: no refund.

Motorcoach or van transportation
Local Tour Director / Driver-Guide
11 meals: 2 Continental Breakfasts, 4 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches, 2 Dinners
Airport Transfers
All admissions for items listed in itinerary
Gratuities on included meals and for local guides (except Tour Director and Driver)
Luggage handling of one suitcase per person

Price Per Person:
Plus HST/GST of 6% for Non-Residents of Canada or 15% for Canadian Residents

Itinerary

DAY 1 - Tuesday: Arrive Halifax, NS
Arrive in Halifax and check in to our accommodations which are ideally located in the downtown core of this vibrant and cosmopolitan urban centre on the Atlantic Ocean. Meet our Tour Director and fellow travelers this evening at a Meet & Greet. Cambridge Suites or similar - Halifax, NS

Option: You may wish to add additional nights in Halifax or a city tour to your vacation package. Bursting with culture and rich history, Nova Scotia’s capital city has much to offer.

DAY 2 - Wednesday: Halifax to Moncton, NB
Explore the Bay of Fundy and learn about the world’s highest tides as we meander its colourful coastline to New Brunswick’s bilingual city of Moncton. En route, explore the Joggins Fossil Cliffs, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. See magnificently exposed layers of rock revealing the world’s most complete fossil record of life in the “Coal Age” of 300 million years ago. After crossing into New Brunswick, an unforgettable culinary experience awaits as we cruise the warm waters of Shediac Bay aboard a lobster boat; learn about the fishing industry and savour a delicious lobster supper. Arrive in Moncton and check into our downtown hotel for the night. Crowne Plaza or similar - Moncton, NB (CB, L, D)

DAY 3 - Thursday: Moncton to Saint John, NB
Experience a true natural wonder this morning as we visit the Hopewell Rocks on the coast of the Bay of Fundy. Marvel at these massive flower-pot shaped formations sculpted by the highest tides on the planet. Travel through Fundy National Park on to Canada’s first incorporated city, Saint John, on the southern New Brunswick coast. Enjoy a city tour, including the Reversing Falls, before checking into our harbourfront accommodations for a two-night stay. Hilton Saint John or similar - Saint John, NB (B, L)

DAY 4 - Friday: St. Andrews by-the-Sea
Enjoy a day trip to picturesque St. Andrews by-the Sea where the quaint charm of this coastal town is sure to captivate. After a Whale Watching Boat Tour (weather permitting), the afternoon is yours to experience the friendly people, beautiful architecture, and rich marine life of this seaside gem at your own pace.Hilton Saint John or similar - Saint John, NB (B, L)

DAY 5 - Saturday: Saint John to Annapolis Valley, NS
Enjoy free time in Saint John this morning before we ferry back to Nova Scotia; be on the look-out for whales as we cross the Bay of Fundy. Arrive in Digby, the scallop capital of the world, where the fresh sea air and passionate Acadian culture combine to form an enchanting and historically rich town. We overnight in the Annapolis Valley. Digby Pines or similar - Digby, NS (B, D)

DAY 6 - Sunday: Annapolis Valley to Halifax
Travel the lush Annapolis Valley and learn about the French Acadians who established their first settlement in the early 1600’s. Visit Grand Pre National Historic Site where fact and fiction blend to reveal the romance of the Land of Evangeline. Visit a local winery for a tour and tasting before arriving in Halifax for the evening. Cambridge Suites or similar - Halifax, NS (B)

DAY 7 - Monday: Depart Halifax
Tour arrangements end on check out from the hotel.  (CB)

Option: You may wish to continue your Maritime Vacation and join us today on either our Enchanting Islands tour featuring Prince Edward Island and Cape Breton Island or our Oak Island & Prince Edward Island Tour

Pricing & Availability

Inclusions

Motorcoach or van transportation
Local Tour Director / Driver-Guide
11 meals: 2 Continental Breakfasts, 4 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches, 2 Dinners
Airport Transfers
All admissions for items listed in itinerary
Gratuities on included meals and for local guides (except Tour Director and Driver)
Luggage handling of one suitcase per person

Price Per Person:
Plus HST/GST of 6% for Non-Residents of Canada or 15% for Canadian Residents



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