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The Maritimes: Nova Scotia

6 Days | A Maritimes adventure from the Atlantic seaside to the Cape Breton highlands

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Colourful fishing villages, seaside hiking trails, a famous lighthouse, and a Prohibition-era rum-running town all await on this 6-day tour that shows off Nova Scotia’s most iconic highlights. From the rocky shores of Peggy’s Cove to the Skyline Trail of Cape Breton, you’ll discover why this corner of Canada is so beloved by all who visit. Explore the UNESCO World Heritage site of Lunenburg, tour the historic town of Baddeck, drive the spectacular Cabot Trail, and shop for locally made Mi’kmaq arts and crafts, all before finishing up on Prince Edward Island.

Trip overview

Map of The Maritimes: Nova Scotia including Canada
Start
Halifax, Canada
Finish
Charlottetown, Canada
Theme
Explorer
Destinations
Canada
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Style
Original
Ages
Min 15
Group size
Min 1 - Max 12
Trip code
SESP
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Why you'll love this trip
  • See for yourself why the charming fishing town of Peggy’s Cove is one of the most photographed places in Canada.
  • Join a local guide for a walking tour of historic Old Town Lunenburg, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Walk the stunning coastal trails of Cape Breton Highlands National Park and follow the Skyline Trail mountain pass out to sweeping sea views.
  • Take a tour of the historic town of Baddeck, which marks the start (and end) of the famous Cabot Trail and is where Alexander Graham Bell had a summer home.

Is this trip right for you?
  • There are a few opportunities for easy hikes, so having sturdy footwear is recommended.

Itinerary

This itinerary is valid for departures from 01 January 2024 to 31 December 2024.

View the itinerary for departures between 01 January 2023 - 31 December 2023

Map of The Maritimes: Nova Scotia including Canada

Inclusions

Meals

5 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 1 dinner

Transport

Private vehicle

Accommodation

Hotel (3 nights), Lodge (2 nights)

Activities
  • Lunenburg - Guided walking tour
  • Lunenburg - Mahone Bay & Blue Rocks
  • Peggy’s Cove – Rock Walk
  • Millbrook - Mi'kmac Cultural & Heritage Centre
  • Cape Breton Highlands National Park – Hike
  • Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site (Entrance Fee)
  • Charlottetown - Leader-led orientation walk

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Important notes

1.Your adventure begins with a welcome meeting at 10am. Please make your own way to the Joining Point Hotel listed in the Essential Trip Information for this itinerary.
2.Check out of the hotel is at 10am. If you could like to spend more time in Charlottetown we can happily request you additional nights - please speak to your booking agent.
3.A single supplement is available if you’d prefer not to share a room on this trip. The single supplement applies to all nights on your trip and is subject to availability. Please speak to your booking agent for further information.

Essential Trip Information

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Reviews

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Thomas · Traveled August 2023
This trip was a great way to see a stunning part of Canada! Cape Breton was a highlight!
Review submitted 05 Sep 2023
The Maritimes: Nova Scotia
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EUR €1,885