About the tour: Atlantic Maritimes Tour

Experience the Canadian Maritimes with its own way of life and enjoy the relaxed atmosphere of both countryside and city on this incredible tour. Learn all about the Scottish, Acadian and native heritage widely celebrated in the Atlantic provinces, get a glimpse of Nova Scotia's picturesque fishing villages, and see the rugged coastal landscapes along New Brunswick's shores of the Bay of Fundy. Experiencing magnificent vistas, thrilling adventures, charming villages and fascinating cities, highlights of this adventure include Prince Edward Island, Cape Breton, Bras d'Or Lake, St Andrews by-the-Sea, Oak Island and Cabot Trail – a fantastic line up!

Tour Includes

  • 12 nights hotel with breakfast, 4 lunches and 5 dinners
  • Return flights to Halifax
  • Escorted in Canada by a Tour Director
  • Hotel porterage (1 bag per person)

14 days from £3999 pp

Departure Dates

Once you have booked your tour either online, or by telephone ( 01709 787 463 ), you have the flexibility of how you pay off the remainder of your balance. You can:

  • Use our balance payment facility online to make and track your card payments. You can pay as much as you want up until your final due date or pay it all, the choice is yours.
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  • Call us and make a card payment, either a small amount or as lump sum until your final due date.

Our contact and online banking payment details will be on your confirmation invoice to remind you of your choices.

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Tour Itinerary

Certain excursions are included in the price of your holiday. If you choose not to go on an included excursion, for whatever reason, no refunds will be made.
Yes, you will receive one with your Travel Documents, which are sent 7-10 days before departure.
We believe that our holidays may not be suitable for children under 8 years old (except for Disneyland Paris bookings) however, we will consider individual requests on application. Customers aged 18 and under at the time of travel must be accompanied by an adult, parent or guardian aged over 18 years old.
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    Fly to Halifax. Upon arrival you will be met and transferred to your overnight hotel, and will meet with your Tour Director later this evening.

    Today, we explore the Bay of Fundy and learn about the world's highest tides as we travel its colourful coastline to New Brunswick's bilingual city of Moncton.

    En route, we 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 we cruise the warm waters of Shediac Bay aboard a lobster boat. Learn about the fishing industry and savour a delicious lobster supper.

    Later, we arrive in Moncton where we stay overnight.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Bay of Fundy
    New Brunswick

    Included Highlights

    • Bay of Fundy
    • Lobster Dinner

    Experience a true natural wonder this morning as we visit the Hopewell Rocks on the coast of the Bay of Fundy. Marvel at the huge flower-pot shaped formations, sculpted by the highest tides on the planet.

    We travel through Fundy National Park to Saint John on the southern New Brunswick coast. After a city tour including the Reversing Falls, we check in to our hotel for the evening. We stay two nights in Saint John.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch
    Saint John
    Saint John

    Included Highlights

    • Hopewell Rocks
    • Saint John

    Today we enjoy a day trip to picturesque St. Andrews by-the Sea, where the quaint charm of this coastal town captivates every visitor.

    After a whale watching boat tour (weather permitting), the afternoon is yours at leisure to experience the friendly people, beautiful architecture and rich marine life of this seaside gem at your own pace, before we return to Saint John.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch
    St. Andrews
    St. Andrews

    Included Highlights

    • St. Andrews
    • Whale Watching

    Enjoy free time in Saint John this morning before we take the ferry back to Nova Scotia; be on the lookout 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 stay overnight in Annapolis Valley.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    Nova Scotia

    Included Highlights

    • Saint John
    • Digby

    Today we depart for Halifax, taking time to learn about the French Acadians who established their first settlement in the early 1600's. We enjoy a local winery tour and tasting before arriving in Halifax, where we stay for two nights.

    • Included meals: Breakfast

    Included Highlights

    • Winery Tour and Tasting
    • Halifax

    A day of local touring awaits! Discover the rustic charm of the renowned fishing village of Peggy's Cove where we will enjoy breakfast.

    Afterwards, we journey along Nova Scotia's South Shore to the UNESCO World Heritage Town of Lunenburg, home to the fleets of Grand Banks fishing schooners. We take a walking tour to fully experience one of the most remarkably preserved colonial settlements in the New World, and visit the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic to learn about the town's famous seafaring heritage. We return to Halifax later today.

    • Included meals: Breakfast

    Included Highlights

    • Peggys Cove
    • Lunenburg

    En-route to the bridge crossing to Prince Edward Island, we learn about the Mi'kmaq culture at Glooscap Heritage Centre & Mi'kmaq Museum.

    Once only accessible by ferry, we cross over to Prince Edward Island via the Confederation Bridge - the world's longest continuous multi-span bridge. We are treated to true Maritime hospitality this evening at a traditional hall-style lobster supper, before checking in to our hotel in Charlottetown where we stay for two nights.

    • Included meals: Breakfast

    Included Highlights

    • Lobster Supper
    • Glooscap Heritage Centre & Mi'kmaq Museum
    • Charlottetown

    Enjoy a free morning in Charlottetown or join a complimentary walking tour of the city.

    This afternoon, our tour of the island drives by red cliffs, white beaches, gently sloping sand dunes and green fields as we make our way to Prince Edward Island National Park.

    Before returning to Charlottetown, we visit Green Gables Heritage Site, the alluring inspiration of LM Montgomery's classic Anne of Green Gables books.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    Prince Edwards Island
    Prince Edwards Island

    Included Highlights

    • Prince Edwards Island
    • Green Gables Heritage Site
    • Walking Tour of Charlottetown

    After breakfast, we board a ferry to cross over the Northumberland Strait back to Nova Scotia and proceed to 'the Scotland of North America', Cape Breton Island, via the Canso Causeway.

    We visit the Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site in Baddeck to learn more about the many accomplishments of this genius, who made his home on the island.

    Afterwards, we arrive at the Bras d'Or Lake and check in to our hotel in Baddeck for a two night stay.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site
    Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site

    Included Highlights

    • Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site

    Today's journey takes us along one of the most stunningly picturesque drives in North America. The Cabot Trail winds around the rocky splendour of Cape Breton's northern shore, ascending to the incredible plateaus of Cape Breton Highlands National Park. Look-outs offer unforgettable vistas of Cape Breton's rugged coastline, creating perfect photo opportunities.

    Afterwards, we travel to the coast where we enjoy a whale watching boat tour (weather permitting) before returning to Baddeck.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Cape Breton Highlands National Park
    Cape Breton Highlands National Park

    Included Highlights

    • Whale Watching Boat Tour
    • Cape Breton Highlands National Park

    We get a look into the early days of colonial life with a visit to the fortress of Louisburg National Historic Site. The vivid history of the region comes alive in this accurate reconstruction of one of the major settlements of circa 1744 New France. Roam the streets and chat with authentically costumed guides.

    After our visit, we proceed along the shore of the Bras d'Or Lake to the mainland, before continuing on to Halifax where we stay for one last night in the Maritimes.

    • Included meals: Breakfast
    fortress of Louisburg National Historic Site
    fortress of Louisburg National Historic Site

    Included Highlights

    • fortress of Louisburg National Historic Site

    Transfer to Halifax Airport for your return flight.

    • Included meals: Breakfast

    Arrival in the UK.

    All rooms have to be requested with our Partner, Jonview. Once we have confirmed your requirements we will send you a new confirmation invoice. Jonview Terms and Conditions do not allow any name changes once your booking is confirmed. All optional excursions are subject to minimum numbers. They are to be booked on tour with the tour director. Payment is in cash in Canadian Dollars, or by credit card (Visa & Mastercard).

    British Citizens who fly to or transit through Canada need an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) which costs 7$CAN. Applying for an eTA is a simple online process that takes just a few minutes. To apply, you must have a valid passport, a credit card, and an email address. Visit http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/visit/eta-start-int.asp for more details.

    Travel Insurance from £88.00 (14 days) (includes insurance premium tax, prices per person). Single Room Supplement from £899.00 (14 days).

    Atlantic Maritimes Tour 14 days from £3999pp

    Book online OR call our friendly travel advisers on:
    01709 787 463


    If you prefer, then you can join the tour at the hotel. To do this, we will require a copy of your passport for identification purposes and you must advise us at the time of booking.

    No reduction will be given if you should choose to do this.

    All hotel rooms benefit from private bathroom facilities.
    Some hotels have tea and coffee making facilities. Please check the tour pages for more information or call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333.
    Most hotels have a lift, please call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333 for more information.
    Some hotels have ground floor rooms. Please email for information on individual hotels or call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333.
    Your hotels will supply towels in your room.

    We are unable to guarantee that the hotel will be able to meet your dietary requirements. We find that the majority of European countries do not generally cater for vegetarians and that the meal supplied may well be what everyone else is having minus the meat.

    We will of course endeavour to arrange for a vegetarian meal at the hotel. We do however suggest that you advise us of your dietary requests at the time of booking and recommend that you speak to the receptionist on arrival with regard to your request.

    Your first night will be at the Cambridge Suites (or similar) in Halifax, followed by a night in Moncton at Crowne Plaza Moncton Downtown (or similar).

    You will then stay for two nights in Saint John, at Hilton Saint John/Delta Hotels by Marriott Saint John (or similar). You will stay for one night in Annapolis Valley at Digby Pines Golf Resort & Spa (or similar), then two nights in Halifax at Cambridge Suites Halifax (or similar).

    You will stay for two nights in Charlottetown at Rodd Charlottetown/Rodd Royalty Hotel/Holman Grand Hotel/Delta Prince Edward (or similar). You will stay for two nights in Baddeck, at Inverary Resort (or similar).

    Your final night is in Halifax at Cambridge Suites Hotel (or similar).

    Your Flights

    Yes, unfortunately there is no feeder/transfer service to/from the U.K. airports.

    Estimated flight times are given at the time of booking. The times given are for guidance only and may change.

    Exact flight times will be confirmed on travel document which are sent 7-10 days before departure. For more information on flight times please contact our Reservations Department on 0844 324 9265 or email us at reservations@leger.co.uk.

    We are able to pre-book flight seats with most airlines. There may be a charge for this service. Any charges will be confirmed at the time of booking. Most other airlines will allocate your seats at check-in.
    Yes, we can. Please contact our Customer Service Department on 0844 324 9265 to arrange wheelchair assistance or any other medical requests.
    We recommend you check-in for your flight three hours before the scheduled time for long haul flights and two and a half hours before the scheduled time for any European holidays.

    Luggage allowances vary from airline to airline. The luggage allowance is normally up to 20kg (44lbs) and 5kg for hand luggage. Ryan Air's luggage allowance is normally up to 20kg (44lbs) and 10kg for hand luggage. All allowances are subject to changes made by the airline.

    For more information on luggage allowances please contact our Customer Service Department on 0844 324 9265 or email us at reservations@leger.co.uk.

    The transfers on the majority of our flight tours are included. Our Reservations Staff will be able to advise you when you call. On tours where you book your own flight the transfers may only be available at certain times or not at all.
    This depends on which airline the flight is booked with. Please call our Customer Service Department on 0844 324 9265 for more details.
    Return flights to Halifax are available from Heathrow.

    We will book flights to coincide with the arrival of other passengers joining the tour from a variety of UK airports. This is to enable the smooth operation of transfers for the group. Your flight times will be confirmed with your travel documents.

    Flight supplements may apply for some airports. If your chosen airport carries a supplement, we will contact you to discuss.

    All prices and airports are subject to availability – routes can be reintroduced, cancelled or amended by the airline at any time.

    This holiday is operated by Leger Air Holidays Ltd. ATOL 3880.

    All of our coaches are modern and comfortable, and you can be assured of a high level of service. On selected air holidays, the executive coach may not have an onboard toilet or drinks facilities.

    Executive Features

    • Air conditioning
    • Drinks machines
    • Onboard toilet
    • Reclining seats

    Customer Reviews