Enchanting Islands Escape – Tour Canadian Maritime Provinces

From Halifax Tours to Prince Edward Island Tours: Explore Canada’s Maritime Provinces

Canada’s Maritime provinces are ready to welcome you on a journey of exploration through one of the East Coast’s most beautiful regions.

Enjoy fresh salt air, sandy beaches, and mountain vistas. Pass through fields of green, dine on succulent seafood, and travel the world-famous Cabot Trail on this journey to Prince Edward Island and Cape Breton Island.

Spend time in the Oak Island area to learn of the treasure hunters that have ventured to Nova Scotia for hundreds of years. Get ready for a truly memorable island adventure in the Atlantic Maritimes.

Do you have any questions for the expert team at Omega Tours? Whether it’s about Charlottetown tours, Baddeck, the Cabot Trail, or any other aspect of this Canada vacation package, please don’t hesitate to get in touch. For even more travel inspiration, browse our wider range of Canada tours and holidays.

8 Days from $3779/person CAD
Guided
Island Hopping
Off The Beaten Path
Premium

Primary Location

The Maritimes, Canada

Departures

2023 Departures: June 4, 18, 25, July 9, 16, 30, August 6, 13, 27, September 10, 17, 24, & October 1, 15

Included:

  • 7-night accommodation in first-class hotels
  • 7 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 4 dinners (including 1 lobster dinner)
  • Land transportation by modern tour coach with an experienced tour driver
  • English-speaking local Atlantic tour director throughout dressed in traditional kilt
  • Welcome Reception
  • Peggy’s Cove
  • Lunenburg – UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic
  • Glooscap Heritage Centre & Mi’kmaq Museum
  • Confederation Bridge to Prince Edward Island
  • Anne of Green Gables Heritage Place
  • Prince Edward Island National Park
  • Ferry from Prince Edward Island to Nova Scotia
  • Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site
  • Cabot Trail touring
  • Cape Breton Highlands National Park
  • Fortress of Louisbourg
  • National Historic Site
  • Whale Watching Boat Tour in Baddeck
  • Baggage handling (1 piece per person)
  • Provincial Taxes and Federal 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:

  • 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 Tour

A day of local touring awaits! Discover the rustic charm of Peggy’s Cove, a renowned fishing village. We will enjoy breakfast here.

Afterwards, we journey along Nova Scotia’s South Shore to the UNESCO World Heritage Town of Lunenburg, home to fleets of Grand Banks fishing schooners.

Take a walking tour to fully experience one of the most remarkably preserved colonial settlements in the New World. We visit the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic to learn about the town’s famous seafaring heritage. Overnight in Halifax. Meals: B, D.

Accommodation at the Cambridge Suites, Halifax, or similar.

Day 3: Halifax to Charlottetown

En route to the bridge crossing to Prince Edward Island, we learn about Mi’kmaq culture at the Glooscap Heritage Centre & Mi’kmaq Museum.

Once only accessible by ferry, we cross over to Prince Edward Island via the Confederation Bridge — the world’s longest continuous multi-span bridge.

We are treated to true Maritime hospitality this evening at a traditional hall-style lobster supper before checking into our hotel for the evening. Overnight in Charlottetown. Meals: B, D.

Accommodation at the Rodd Charlottetown or Delta Prince Edward, Charlottetown, or similar.

Day 4: Charlottetown Tour / Prince Edward Island Tour

Enjoy a free morning at your leisure or join a complimentary walking tour of Charlottetown.

In the afternoon, we embark on a wider Prince Edward Island tour. The route passes red cliffs, white beaches, gently sloping sand dunes, and green fields as we make our way to Prince Edward Island National Park.

Before returning to Charlottetown, we visit the Green Gables Heritage Site, the alluring inspiration of Lucy Maud Montgomery’s classic Anne of Green Gables books.

We take in a theatre performance this evening by local entertainers at the Confederation Centre of the Arts (a substitution activity may be necessary due to the theatre schedule.) Overnight in Charlottetown. Meals: B.

Accommodation at the Rodd Charlottetown or Delta Prince Edward, Charlottetown, or similar.

Day 5: Charlottetown to Baddeck

After breakfast, we board a ferry to cross over the Northumberland Strait back to Nova Scotia. We then proceed to ‘the Scotland of North America’, Cape Breton Island, via the Canso Causeway.

We visit the Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site in Baddeck. Here, we learn about the many accomplishments of this genius who made his home on the island.

Afterwards, we arrive at Bras d’Or Lake and check into our hotel for the evening. Overnight in Baddeck. Meals: B, D.

Accommodation at the Inverary Resort, Baddeck, or similar.

Day 6: Baddeck / Cabot Trail

Today’s journey takes us along one of the most stunningly picturesque drives in North America: the Cabot Trail. This route winds around the rocky splendour of Cape Breton’s northern shore, ascending to the incredible plateaus of Cape Breton Highlands National Park.

Look-outs offer unforgettable vistas of Cape Breton’s rugged coastline, creating perfect photo opportunities. Afterwards, we travel to the coast where we enjoy a whale-watching boat tour (weather permitting) before returning to Baddeck for the evening. Overnight in Baddeck. Meals: B, L, D.

Accommodation at the Inverary Resort, Baddeck, or similar.

Day 7: Baddeck to Halifax

We get a look into the early days of colonial life with a visit to the Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site. The vivid history of the region comes alive in this accurate reconstruction of one of the major settlements of circa 1744 New France.

Roam the streets and chat with guides in authentic costumes. After our visit, we proceed along the shore of the Bras d’Or Lake to the mainland before continuing to Halifax. Meals: B.

Accommodation at the Cambridge Suites, Halifax, or similar.

Day 8: Halifax Departure

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


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