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Circle the Bay of Fundy  | Various Dates  |  7 Days & 6 Nights

Nestled between Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, Atlantic Canada’s Bay of Fundy is home to the highest tides in the world.  Learn of the ecology and geology of the most dramatic and diverse tidal environment on the planet and experience Maritime history, culture and hospitality on this 7 day bus tour on Canada’s East Coast.

Dates

2017: May 30; June 13, 20; July 4, 18; August 1, 15; September 5*, 19; October 3

*Bilingual English/German Departure

Highlights

Atlantic Canadian Tour Director or Driver Guide
Modern Touring Vehicle
Meet and Greet Event
Joggins Fossil Cliffs – a UNESCO World Heritage Site
Lobster Dinner Cruise on Shediac Bay
Hopewell Rocks Ocean Tidal Exploration Site
Fundy National Park
Saint John City Tour including Reversing Falls
St. Andrew’s by-the-Sea Day Trip
Ferry from New Brunswick to Nova Scotia
Grand Pre - a UNESCO World Heritage Site
Annapolis Valley Winery Tour & Tasting
6 night’s accommodation
11 meals including a lobster dinner

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive Halifax
Arrive in Halifax and check in to our accommodations which are ideally located in the downtown core of this vibrant and cosmopolitan urban centre on the Atlantic Ocean.  Meet our Tour Director and fellow travelers this evening at a Meet and Greet Event.

Cambridge Suites Hotel - Halifax, Nova Scotia

Option: You may wish to add additional nights in Halifax or a city tour to your vacation package.  Bursting with culture and rich history, Nova Scotia’s capital city has much to offer.

Day 2: Halifax, NS - Moncton, NB
Explore the Bay of Fundy and learn about the world’s highest tides as we meander its colourful coastline to New Brunswick’s bilingual city of Moncton.  En route, explore the Joggins Fossil Cliffs, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.  See magnificently exposed layers of rock revealing the world’s most complete fossil record of life in the “Coal Age” of 300 million years ago.  After crossing into New Brunswick, an unforgettable culinary experience awaits as we cruise the warm waters of Shediac Bay aboard a lobster boat; learn about the fishing industry and savour a delicious lobster supper. Arrive in Moncton and check into our downtown hotel for the night. (CB, L, D)

Crowne Plaza Moncton Downtown - Moncton, New Brunswick

Day 3: Moncton, NB to Saint John, NB
Experience a true natural wonder this morning as we visit the Hopewell Rocks on the coast of the Bay of Fundy.  Marvel at these massive flower-pot shaped formations sculpted by the highest tides on the planet.  Travel through Fundy National Park on to Canada’s first incorporated city, Saint John, on the southern New Brunswick coast.  Enjoy a city tour, including the Reversing Falls, before checking into our harbourfront accommodations for a two-night stay. (B, L)

Hilton Saint John - Saint John, New Brunswick

Day 4: St. Andrews by-the-Sea
Enjoy a day trip to picturesque St. Andrews by-the Sea where the quaint charm of this coastal town is sure to captivate. After a Whale Watching Boat Tour (weather permitting), the afternoon is yours to experience the friendly people, beautiful architecture, and rich marine life of this seaside gem at your own pace. (B, L)

Hilton Saint John - Saint John, New Brunswick

Day 5: Saint John, NB to Annapolis Valley, NS
Enjoy free time in Saint John this morning before we ferry back to Nova Scotia; be on the look-out for whales as we cross the Bay of Fundy. Arrive in Digby, the scallop capital of the world, where the fresh sea air and passionate Acadian culture combine to form an enchanting and historically rich town. We overnight in the Annapolis Valley. (B, D)

Digby Pines Golf Resort and Spa - Digby, Nova Scotia

Day 6: Annapolis Valley, NS to Halifax, NS
Travel the lush Annapolis Valley and learn about the French Acadians who established their first settlement in the early 1600’s. Visit Grand Pre National Historic Site where fact and fiction blend to reveal the romance of the Land of Evangeline. Visit a local winery for a tour and tasting before arriving in Halifax for the evening. (B)

Cambridge Suites Hotel - Halifax, Nova Scotia

Day 7: Depart Halifax, NS
Atlantic Tours’ arrangements end on check out from the hotel.  We hope that you have enjoyed your time with us and that we'll see you again soon! (CB)

Option: You may wish to continue your Maritime Vacation and join us today on either our Enchanting Islands tour featuring Prince Edward Island and Cape Breton Island or our Oak Island & Prince Edward Island Tour

Rates

Per person rates in Canadian funds:

2017 Rates

SINGLE DOUBLE TRIPLE QUAD
$2446 $1931 $1841 $1764

Rates are subject to 15% HST; 7.5% for non-residents of Canada.

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