The Maritimes: Prince Edward Island to New Brunswick

6 Days | Fresh lobster, the world’s highest tides, and a girl named Anne

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Experience the seaside charm of Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick on this 6-day Maritimes trip from Charlottetown to Saint John. Start at the birthplace of Canadian Confederation, then visit the home of Anne of Green Gables, enjoy dinner on board a working lobster boat, and meet with a Mi’kmaq guide. Stop at the iconic Hopewell Rocks for a stroll along the Bay of Fundy’s ocean floor at low tide before finishing up in Canada’s oldest city.

Trip overview

Map of The Maritimes:  Prince Edward Island To New Brunswick including Canada
Start
Charlottetown, Canada
Finish
Saint John, Canada
Theme
Explorer
Destinations
Canada
Physical rating
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Style
Original
Ages
Min 15
Group size
Min 1 - Max 12
Trip code
SESH
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Why you'll love this trip
  • Meet a Prince Edward Island fisherman and enjoy a traditional lobster and mussel dinner on his private property along the shore.
  • Meet with a Mi'kmaq guide at Lennox Island to learn how to make bannock and listen to traditional stories.
  • Hear the stories behind “Anne of Green Gables” with a walking tour through Cavendish, where L.M. Montgomery drew her inspiration.
  • Cruise the waters of Shediac Bay on board a lobster boat, with a hands-on demonstration of lobster fishing and a delicious, locally caught dinner.
  • Wander the Bay of Fundy’s sea floor at low tide and get up close to the sandstone “flowerpots” at Hopewell Rocks Provincial Park.

Is this trip right for you?
  • Some of the best scenery in the Canadian Maritimes is found on walks. So, while this trip doesn't require a high level of fitness, it’s essential to be at least moderately fit if you want to partake in all activities.

Itinerary

Map of The Maritimes:  Prince Edward Island To New Brunswick including Canada

Inclusions

Meals

4 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 2 dinners

Transport

Private Vehicle

Accommodation

Hotels (5 nights)

Activities
  • Points East Coastal Drive – Mussel and Lobster Shore Boil
  • Charlottetown-Leader Lead Walking Tour
  • Charlottetown – Upstreet Craft Brewing Beer Tasting
  • Prince Edward Island National Park
  • Cavendish – Bottle House Leader Led Tour
  • Thunder Cove Beach
  • Cavendish – Green Gables Heritage Place
  • Lennox Island First Nation Experience
  • Summerside – Lobster Boat Cruise with Lunch
  • Hopewell Rocks Provincial Park - Walk
  • Bay of Fundy - Fundy National Park
  • Bay of Fundy - Cap Enrage

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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. Please be careful when booking flights from Saint John; make sure you fly from Saint John, New Brunswick [YSJ]. Please do not book flights from St. John's, Newfoundland [YYT] as this is in another province.
3.Check out of the hotel is at 10am. If you could like to spend more time in Saint John 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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The Maritimes: Prince Edward Island to New Brunswick
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