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Discover the Atlantic provinces of Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island
and enjoy stunning coastlines, Celtic cultures and charming towns.
- Style: Fly Drive Holiday
- Duration: 16 days/15 nights
- Starts in: Halifax
Guide Price £1607
per person (based on 2 adults sharing a room)
- Prince Edward Island
- Cape Breton Island
Days 1-2 Halifax
Enjoy the bustling waterfront city of Halifax and perhaps join a whale and wildlife watching cruise.
Day 3 Halifax to Western Shore
Pick up your car to begin your coastal adventure, stopping en route at the famous lighthouse at Peggy’s Cove.
Day 4 Western Shore to White Point
Follow the dramatic coastline south to this peaceful corner of the province. The UNESCO World Heritage Site of Lunenburg offers a wonderful stop, before continuing to White Point.
Day 5 White Point to Digby
Travel cross country through dense woodland to Digby.
Day 6 Digby
Drive to Brier Island to join a marine survey boat in search of whales and other marine life. Explore the Bay of Fundy and its unique tidal environment where tides reach up to 56ft.
Day 7 Digby to Charlottetown
Drive north and cross Confederation Bridge to picturesque and historic Charlottetown, the capital of Prince Edward Island.
Days 8-9 Charlottetown to York
Spend your days exploring the sandy beaches and scenic trails of Canada’s smallest province.
Day 10 York to Baddeck
From Wood Islands harbour, catch the ferry back to Nova Scotia and drive to the northern shores of vast Bras d’Or Lake.
Day 11 Baddeck to Ingonish
The winding highland and coastal drive of the Cabot Trail offers spectacular views and plenty of Celtic culture.
Day 12 Cape Breton Highlands NP
Explore stunning Cape Breton Highlands National Park – have your camera at the ready to capture the magnificent scenery and maybe even a moose!
Day 13 Ingonish to Sydney
Head to the port of Sydney, perhaps exploring nearby Louisbourg and the reconstructed 18th Century fortress.
Day 14 Sydney to West Bay
Break the journey south for some time relaxing in the small lakeside resort.
Day 15 West Bay to Liscomb Mills
Cross the Canso Causeway back onto the mainland and enjoy a relaxing night on the shores of the Liscomb River.
Day 16 Liscomb Mills to Halifax
Drive along the rugged eastern shore back to Halifax.
Optional Excursions:Pre-book These Unmissable Experiences:
Halifax Marine Wildlife Tour
per person (based on 2 adults sharing a room)
- 14 days Alamo Gold Intermediate car hire including a free tank of fuel, 3 additional drivers, 24 hour Roadside assistance and no surprise compulsory charges on pick-up
- 15 nights 3★ to 4★ accommodation
- Jasper & Banff National Parks
- 5 breakfasts
- Brier Island Whale & Seabird Cruise
- International flights
- National Parks fees payable locally
Please Note:The ferry from Prince Edward Island to Nova Scotia costs approx CAD80 and is bookable independently. Due to the seasonal nature of tourism in this region, we recommend this itinerary for travel between late May – mid Oct. Outside of these dates hotels, attractions and restaurants may be closed or operating a reduced service.
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