The Maritime Provinces
... known as the Maritime Provinces. You’ll look for whales in Halifax’s Harbour, watch the fishing boats in Digby and sample the local lobster in Charlottetown on this slow-paced, relaxing Journey though some of Canada’s most tranquil countryside.
Some of the highlights included are:
- Look out for minke and humpback whales in Halifax
- Explore Prince Edward Island, inspiration for Anne of Green Gables
- Drive, cycle or hike the picturesque Cabot Trail near Ingonish
- Enjoy the peace and tranquillity on the banks of the Liscomb River
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- International flights
- 13 nights in 4–4.5* hotels and hand-picked local gems
- 14 days car hire
- Wildlife and whale watching in Halifax
Need to know
- Arrives: Halifax Stanfield International Airport (YHZ)
- Time difference: GMT-4
- Visa requirements: British passport holders do not require a visa
- Language: English, French
- Currency: Canadian dollar (CAD)
- Flying time from UK: around 7 hours direct
- Plug type: 2 flat pins
- Voltage: 120V
Fly from UK to Halifax
Explore Halifax, the capital of Nova Scotia, and take a stroll along the historic waterfront. Set sail into Halifax Harbour and look out for minke and humpback whales, as well as dolphins and seals and numerous seabirds.
3.5* Lord Nelson Hotel
Wildlife and whale watching
Slow down the pace along the Western Shore coastline. Choose to play a game or two of tennis or cool off in your hotel pool and kayak along the seashore.
3.5* Atlantica Oak Island
Trek the coastal hiking trails and feast on seafood in Digby, a town known for its glorious waterfront, where you can watch the fishing boats come in with their daily catch, usually scallops.
4* Digby Pines Golf Resort & Spa
Sail across to peaceful Charlottetown, the capital of Prince Edward Island. When not sampling the local lobster, head down to St Dunstan’s Basilica, the town’s striking cathedral.
4.5* Delta Prince Edward
Sail back to Nova Scotia and check out the beaches in Antigonish, a studenty town home to St Francis Xavier University. Take a look around the historic Saint Ninian Cathedral.
2* Coastal Inn Antigonish
Drive or cycle the scenic 185-mile Cabot Trail from Ingonish or use it as a starting point for hiking routes, wildlife watching and scenery gawping, and for visits to the picturesque vistas of Cape Smokey.
4* Keltic Lodge Resort & Spa
Admire the Big Fiddle in Sydney, Cape Breton’s largest town and a good base for exploring Nova Scotia’s national parks and more remote villages.
3* Holiday Inn Sydney Waterfront
Discover the wild rivers and forests of Liscomb Mills. You’ll stay in a secluded lodge deep in the Nova Scotia countryside. Hike the trails, paddle the river and enjoy the silence.
3* Liscombe Lodge
Depart Liscomb Mills and return to the UK
Book by 31st October 2016 and SAVE up to £340 per person
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