Cape Breton Island Discovery

Journey through Cape Breton Island, a place celebrated for its breathtaking beauty and deeply rooted in Scottish traditions
Experience a captivating five-day journey through Cape Breton Island, a place celebrated for its breathtaking beauty and deeply rooted in Scottish traditions. Revered resident Alexander Graham Bell declared it surpasses global wonders with its simple yet unparalleled charm. Immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of Gaelic folklore as you explore the stunning landscapes that once captivated Bell himself, from the Canadian Rockies to the Highlands of Scotland. Discover the essence of Cape Breton's allure, where natural wonders and cultural heritage converge in a mesmerizing experience
5 Days from $1999/person CAD
Guided
Island Hopping
Off The Beaten Path

Primary Location

Nova Scotia, Canada

Departures

2024 Dates: June 5, 26, July 17, August 7, 14, September 11, 24, & October 2, 16

Included:

  • 4-night accommodation
  • 7 meals
  • Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site
  • Cape Breton Highlands National Park
  • Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site
  • Sightseeing Boat Tour
  • Baggage handling (1 piece per person)
  • Provincial Taxes and Federal GST and/or HST

Not Included:

  • Airfare unless specified in the tour itinerary
  • Laundry, optional excursions, and other items of a personal nature
  • Travel Insurance
  • Pre and Post Accommodation
  • Meet and Greet airport transfer service
  • Everything that is not mentioned in included

Pricing Details

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  • From price is CAD per person, based on double occupancy, and for travel in low season
  • The final price will vary and is also based on the month of travel
  • Prices are subject to change
  • Bed configuration can vary and may consist of two double beds, one double, queen or king bed
  • Due to the daily distances that must be traveled on these programs, children under the age of 14 do not generally enjoy motorcoach tours. For the enjoyment of all passengers, reservations are not accepted for children under the age of 10
  • Smoking is not permitted on touring or sightseeing motor coaches in Canada. Smoking may also be restricted in certain hotels and restaurants
  • Gratuities have been included for accommodation, porterage, and specified meals and functions. In restaurants, bars, taxis, and hair salons, a gratuity of approximately 15% of the bill (before tax) are customary. In the case of tour directors and bus drivers, tips are a
  • reflection of your level of satisfaction with the services provided. The amount is left to your discretion
  • We regret that we cannot devote the level of special attention to a guest with a particular disability may require. Persons needing assistance with personal needs must be accompanied by an able companion. Wheelchair room cannot be guaranteed

Optional Extras:

  • Opt for our 6-day tour, featuring an extra day in Halifax. This additional day provides the opportunity to leisurely explore Halifax, soaking in the city's rich history, vibrant waterfront, and cultural attractions at a relaxed pace
  • Optional activities may be offered by the tour director. Prices will be competitive with locally available sightseeing tours. Passengers must pay the tour director directly. Credit cards (Visa, MasterCard) are accepted
  • Pre and post accommodation

Itinerary

DAY 1: ARRIVAL IN HALIFAX

Arrive in Halifax and transfer independently to your centrally-located hotel in this vibrant and cosmopolitan urban centre on the Atlantic Ocean. Meet your tour director and fellow travellers this evening at a welcome reception. Overnight in Halifax.

Accommodation at the Cambridge Suites, Halifax, or similar

DAY 2: HALIFAX TO BADDECK

Depart Halifax on your included transfer to New Glasgow where you will meet your Tour Director or Driver/Guide and fellow travelers. Proceed to Cape Breton Island, the Scotland of North America, via the Canso Causeway. Visit Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site in Baddeck to learn of the many accomplishments of this genius who made his home on the island before checking into your accommodations on the Bras d’Or Lake where you will spend the next two nights. This evening you will see the beautiful Bras d’Or Lake from the water as you board a unique sightseeing boat tour. Meals: B, D

Accommodation at the Inverary Resort, Baddeck, or similar

DAY 3: CABOT TRAIL TOURING

Experience one of the most stunningly picturesque drives in North America today as you tour the Cabot Trail which winds around the rocky splendor of Cape Breton’s northern shore, ascending to the incredible plateaus of Cape Breton Highlands National Park. Look-offs offer unforgettable vistas of Cape Breton’s rugged coastline so be sure to have your camera on hand. Meals: B, L, D

Accommodation at the Inverary Resort, Baddeck, or similar

DAY 4: BADDECK TO HALIFAX

The Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site awaits today and words cannot do justice to this reconstruction depicting one-fifth of the settlement of 1744 New France. Proceed along the shore of the Bras d’Or Lake to the mainland, and back to Halifax for one last night in the Maritimes. Meals: B

Accommodation at the Cambridge Suites, Halifax, or similar

DAY 5: HALIFAX DEPARTURE

A time for last-minute shopping and farewells. Individual transfer to Halifax International Airport in time to check in for your return flight. Meals: B

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