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Exclusive Maritime Coastal Wonders Tour

Explore the best the Maritimes has to offer on this special group departure.

Book by Apr 30, 2021

MARITIMES COASTAL WONDERS TOUR
Special Departure:
October 3 - 13, 2021
11 days Roundtrip Halifax, Nova Scotia | 10 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches and 4 Dinners

EARLY BOOKING SAVINGS: Savings of 10% per person when you book by April 26, 2021 
Double: CA $4,449 CA $4,004 per person
Solo Traveller: CA $5,899 CA $5,309 
Triple: CA $4,399 CA $3,959 per person 


From the nautical beauty of Peggy’s Cove to the rugged splendour of the Cabot Trail, the Maritimes will enchant you. Choose how you explore Lunenburg – at the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic or on a locally guided walking tour. Undertake a competition to cook the best mussels. Visit the Anne of Green Gables Museum and learn about potato farming. See the 4-story high Hopewell Rocks. Savour a traditional Maritimes lobster feast and learn how to eat lobster like a local. Don’t miss the rugged beaches, picturesque fishing villages, and rich seafaring history of the amazing Canadian Maritimes.

 

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS
- Halifax
- Peggy's Cove

- Mahone Bay

- Lunenburg
- Cape Breton Island
- Cabot Trail
- Prince Edward Island
- Anne of Green Gables Museum
- Hopewell Rocks
- Fundy Trail
- Grand Pre National Historic Site 

Vision Travel Bonus: $100 credit towards tour add-ons such as pre or post tour stays, optional excursions or more. 

 

Collette ~ Creating Confidence in Tomorrow 

You can book with confidence knowing you have flexibility.  You have the option to change your tour or departure date – for any reason – up to 60 days prior to departure with no change fee.  Furthermore, if you purchase Collette Travel Protection Plan it allows you to cancel for any reason and get a full money-back refund – up to 24 hours prior to departure. 

 

DAY BY DAY ITINERARY

Day 1: Halifax, Nova Scotia

October 3, 2021 | Tour Begins
Explore the picture-perfect region known as Canada’s Maritimes. Venture along its rugged and pristine beauty, all while getting to know its fun-loving Acadian and Gaelic culture.

Day 2: Halifax - Peggy’s Cove - Halifax

October 4, 2021 | Breakfast and Dinner
Stunning landscapes await. Head to one of the most picturesque spots in all of Canada – Peggy’s Cove. Set along the Atlantic coast, the cove is home to a historic lighthouse that offers incredible views of the surrounding area. Continue to Halifax, exploring its charming downtown on a tour highlighting the waterfront, Public Gardens, Spring Garden Road, and the famous Citadel.

Day 3: Halifax - Mahone Bay - Lunenburg - Halifax

October 5, 2021 | Breakfast
Experience the small fishing village of Mahone Bay before travelling along the beautiful Lighthouse Route towards Lunenburg. Choose how you explore this town because it’s your choice! Delve into the local heritage at the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic -OR- embark on a locally guided walking tour to discover Lunenburg’s unique architecture. End your day back in Halifax for an evening on your own.

Day 4: Halifax - Cape Breton Island - Baddeck

October 6, 2021 | Breakfast and Dinner
Start your morning at the Millbrook Cultural and Heritage Centre to learn about the Mi’kmaq lineage and Glooscap legends. Travel the Canso Causeway on the way to stunning Cape Breton Island. You’ll spend time at the Gaelic College, where you’ll see a brief kilt-making demonstration and learn a few handy Gaelic phrases. Join in the fun of a “milling frolic,” singing a Gaelic song and tapping to the rhythm. This evening, enjoy a dinner of local flavours and musical entertainment.

Day 5: Baddeck - Cabot Trail - Baddeck

October 7, 2021 | Breakfast and Lunch
Set off to explore the Cabot Trail. Fall in love with its rugged terrain and spectacular views of the Atlantic Ocean. Visit the famed St. Peter’s Church in Cheticamp. Enjoy a picnic lunch in Cape Breton Highlands National Park. Take in the quaint charms of nearby fishing communities along the coast, including the lovely Neil’s Harbour.

Day 6: Baddeck - Cavendish, Prince Edward Island

October 8, 2021 | Breakfast and Dinner
Explore the amazing range of inventions on display at the Alexander Graham Bell Museum. Afterward, take a short ferry ride to Prince Edward Island, the “Land Cradled on the Waves.” Tonight, roll up your sleeves and get ready for the ultimate island culinary experience in Charlottetown. Attend culinary “boot camp” where you’ll compete for bragging rights to determine who cooks the best PEI mussels.

Day 7: Cavendish - Charlottetown

October 9, 2021 | Breakfast
Get to know the rolling landscapes of Prince Edward Island, the backdrop of the acclaimed novel, Anne of Green Gables. Arrive in Cavendish and view Prince Edward Island National Park’s pristine beaches. Visit the Anne of Green Gables Museum to learn the craft of potato farming from a farmer, with a first-hand lesson on the island’s leading agricultural industry. Return to Charlottetown with time to explore this fascinating city on your own.

Day 8: Charlottetown - Saint John

October 10, 2021 | Breakfast
Leave Prince Edward Island behind as you cross the Confederation Bridge. Travel along the shoreline to the amazing Hopewell Rocks.* A New Brunswick icon, these flowerpot-shaped rocks were carved by the Fundy tides and rise 4-stories high at low tide, only to disappear into tiny islands after the tide rolls back in. Continue to the city of Saint John where you’ll enjoy a 2-night stay in the bustling waterfront area.

Day 9: Saint John

October 11, 2021 | Breakfast and Lunch
Greet the awe-inspiring Fundy Trail early this morning. Stop along the way to take in an endless stretch of breathtaking vistas. Sample authentic Maritimes dulse (seaweed) and fiddleheads, accompanied by traditional fiddle music. At a world-famous restaurant near the Bay of Fundy’s beach, savour a traditional Maritimes lobster feast as an expert teaches you how to crack and eat lobster like a local. On your way back, gaze out your window at St. Martin’s covered bridges.

Day 10: Saint John - Halifax

October 12, 2021 | Breakfast and Dinner
Onboard a ferry for Nova Scotia, make a stop at the Grand-Pré National Historic Site. Uncover the complex history of the Acadian people, proud descendants of the indigenous populace of the region. Continue on to Halifax and enjoy time for yourself before a farewell dinner, toasting to the end of your Maritimes journey.

Day 11: Halifax

October 13, 2021 | Tour Ends | Breakfast
Today you depart the Maritimes, taking home countless memories of this coastal wonderland

Every moment matters to Collette because they know it matters to you. Collette hires people who are passionate about sharing their own love of travel and uncovering mysteries. Choosing Collette comes with benefits that take your guided travel experience to another level. Their inclusive tours provide you more value for your money and more of what makes travel special.

Terms & Conditions

Fares are in Canadian dollars, per person, land only, based on double occupancy and includes taxes and fees. Single fare based on one person travelling with own accommodations. Package fare is subject to change due to increase in taxes, fuel surcharges and fees imposed by the air and tour company. Air and Tour fares include all taxes, fees and airport transfers. Valid for Residents of Canada only. he overall activity level of this tour is a level 3. This means you are an on-the-go traveller. You do not want to miss a thing, so walking and standing for longer periods of time (1-2 hours) is not a big deal. You can navigate hills and uneven ground, climb into various modes of transportation (tuk-tuk, cable car, Zodiac, etc.), and could possibly anticipate changes in elevation. You can expect some longer days balanced with free time to recharge or set out on your own adventure. Please note, if you require a walker or wheelchair, or have difficulty walking, you may not be able to access some. of these areas and may want to consider an alternate tour. All local culinary experiences listed in the itinerary may be substituted with a non-seafood alternative – please advise at time of booking. During your visit to Hopewell Rocks, the walk on the ocean floor may not be available based on the timing of the tides. Single accommodations are limited and are available on a first come, first served basis. Order of sightseeing is subject to change. Triple Rooms are normally a standard double room with 2 beds. Deposit – $300 per person (Collette Tour & Vision Air). $589 per person (With Collette Insurance – tour only). Final Payment is due July 28th, 2021. Travel Industry Council of Ontario Reg. #3206405; B.C. Reg. #23337

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