Circle the Bay of Fundy Self Drive

Circle the Bay of Fundy Self Drive

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 tour on Canada’s East Coast.

Duration: 7 Days / 6 Nights

About This Tour

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  • Tour Itinerary
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Themes: Atlantic Canada, Canadian Maritimes, Self Drive Packages, Tours & Vacations, Worry Free Escapes


  • 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
  • 8 meals including a lobster dinner

Tour Options

  • We can also make all your flight and accommodation arrangements for your pre and post tour needs.

Destinations: Nova Scotia: Halifax, New Brunswick: Moncton, New Brunswick: Saint John, New Brunswick: St. Andrews, Nova Scotia: Digby, Nova Scotia: Annapolis Valley

Day 1: Tuesday: Arrive Halifax, NS

Arrive in Halifax and check in to your accommodations which are ideally located in the downtown core of this vibrant and cosmopolitan urban centre on the Atlantic Ocean. 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: Wednesday: Halifax to Moncton, NB

Explore the Bay of Fundy as you meander its colourful coastline to New Brunswick’s bilingual city of Moncton. En route, visit 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 you 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 your downtown hotel for the night. (CB, D)

Day 3: Thursday: Moncton to Saint John, NB

Experience a true natural wonder this morning: 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. Check into your harbourfront accommodations for a two-night stay. (B)

Day 4: Friday: St. Andrews by-the-Sea

Visit picturesque St. Andrews by-the Sea where the quaint charm of this coastal town is sure to captivate. After a Whale Watching Boat Tour, experience the friendly people, beautiful architecture, and rich marine life of this seaside gem before returning to Saint John for the night. (B)

Day 5: Saturday: Saint John to Digby, NS

Visit Reversing Falls this morning before ferrying back to Nova Scotia; be on the look-out for whales as you 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. (B, D)

Day 6: Sunday: Digby to Halifax

Travel the lush Annapolis Valley, home of 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 returning to Halifax for the evening. (B)

Day 7: Monday: Depart Halifax

Atlantic Tours’ arrangements end on check out from the hotel. (CB)

Sorry no departure dates are available for this tour.

Note: Prices shown are per person and based on occupancy category

  • Rates do not include car rental.
  • The dates for self drive tours are flexible, however it is subject to hotel availability. The above dates are guaranteed.

Tuesday: 1 Night
Cambridge Suites Hotel
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Wednesday: 1 Night
Crowne Plaza Moncton Downtown
Moncton, New Brunswick

Thursday & Friday: 2 Nights
Hilton Saint John
Saint John, New Brunswick

Saturday: 1 Night
Digby Pines Golf Resort and Spa
Digby, Nova Scotia

Sunday: 1 Night
Cambridge Suites Hotel
Halifax, Nova Scotia


A non-refundable $200 deposit per person is payable upon booking with the remaining balance due 45 days prior to departure.

Cancellation Terms

In the event of cancellation, the following penalties will apply:

- Between 45 and 31 days prior to departure: 50% of the total tour price will be retained.

- Between 30 days to day of departure and after departure: 100% of the total tour price will be retained.

Cancellation Insurance is available and strongly recommended.

Itinerary Variations

If unforeseen circumstances beyond our control necessitate changes, we reserve the right to vary itineraries/accommodations and substitute the best alternative available.

Please click here to view our complete Terms & Conditions and do not hesitate to contact us should you require clarification or additional information.

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