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Wonders of the Bay of Fundy Self Drive | 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 adventure to Canada’s East Coast.

Dates

Self drive tours can start on any date, subject to availability. Packages available June to October.

Highlights

Joggins Fossil Cliffs – a UNESCO World Heritage Site
Lobster Dinner Cruise on Shediac Bay
Hopewell Rocks Ocean Tidal Exploration Site
Fundy National Park
St. Andrew’s by-the-Sea Day Trip
Whale Watching Boat Tour
Ferry from New Brunswick to Nova Scotia
Grand Pre - a UNESCO World Heritage Site
Annapolis Valley Winery Tour & Tasting
6 night’s accommodation
7 meals including a lobster dinner

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive Halifax
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 captial 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 you 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 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: Moncton, NB to Saint John, NB
Experience a true natural wonder this morning as you 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.  Check into your harbourfront accommodations for a two-night stay. (B)

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)

Day 5: Saint John, NB to Annapolis Valley, NS
Enjoy free time in Saint John this morning before catching the ferry 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. Overnight in the Annapolis Valley. (B)

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)

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.

Rates

Per person rates in Canadian funds:

2018 Rates

DOUBLE TRIPLE QUAD SINGLE
$1263 $1109 $1988 $2072

Rates are subject to 15% HST

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