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Atlantic Maritimes

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Rugged, unspoilt and off the tourist trail, Nova Scotia, Northern New England and Canada's Maritime Provinces reveal their unique charm, rich history and hidden secrets to the intrepid traveller. Stunning natural beauty serves as a backdrop to coastal communities defined by their strong cultural identities. From hiking a portion of the famed Appalachian Trail in Baxter State Park to an included sea kayaking trip at Cape Breton Highlands, the Northeast Coast promises a unique adventure with something to entice all interests. Get off the main thoroughfare and discover the highlights!

  • Days 1 Arrival day in Boston

    Welcome to Boston, the largest city in New England. Boston is awash with things to do and if you're hoping to combine revolutionary heritage with cobbled streets and one of the best park systems in America then there's no better option on the East Coast. Discover Faneuil Hall, located along the waterfront and plenty of opportunities to eat and shop. A welcome meeting will be held at 18:00 hrs tonight where you'll meet your tour leaders and fellow travelling companions. Accommodation: Hotel included I Meals: Paid locally

  • Days 2 Boston to Baxter State Park

    After leaving Boston, you travel north through New Hampshire and into the state of Maine, your destination being Baxter State Park - a large wilderness area in Piscataquis County in the northern central part of the state and the northern terminus of the Appalachian Trail. On arrival you check into your hotel for a two night stay. Accommodation: Hotel included | Meals: Paid locally

  • Days 3 Baxter State Park

    You have a whole day free to explore the wonders of Baxter State Park; the largest and most remote natural preserve in Eastern USA. It was named after its donor and former Maine governor, Percival P. Baxter and covers an area of 809 square km. At its heart lies Mount Katahdin which has many peaks; at 5,267ft Baxter Peak is the highest point in Maine. There are many optional activities you can enjoy in this rare and wonderful wilderness including hiking, canoeing and scenic flights. Accommodation: Hotel included | Meals: Paid locally

  • Days 4 Fundy National Park

    You cross the border into Canada and stop at coastal Fundy National Park in the province of New Brunswick. The main features of this park include the seaside habitats and the highland Acadian forests which you have time to explore as well as the beautiful waterfalls. The Bay of Fundy is known to have the highest range in tide levels of anywhere in the world with an average variance of 47.5ft and an extreme variance of an amazing 53.3ft. Accommodation: Hotel included | Meals: Paid locally

  • Days 5-6 Prince Edward Island

    This morning you visit the beautiful Hopewell Rocks where these incredible rock formations make for some amazing photographs. From here you drive past the forests and farmlands of New Brunswick, crossing the Gulf of St Lawrence to Prince Edward Island. This is the smallest of all the Canadian provinces with a total population of 141,000. Often referred to as 'PEI', the province actually consists of one major island called Prince Edward Island as well as a collection of smaller islands. It's also referred to as the 'Birthplace of Confederation' as the Charlottetown Conference held in 1864 was one of a few events that established the framework which led the British colonies to confederation in 1867. Enjoy free time to relax and choose from various activities at this popular summer retreat such as biking and beach combing. Prince Edward Island was the childhood home of author Lucy Maud Montgomery, whose best-selling novel, 'Anne of Green Gables' (published in 1908), was set here. It's possible to join a tour of Green Gables House, as well as stroll around on the Balsom Woods and Haunted Hollows trails that feature in the book. Accommodation: Hotel included | Meals: Paid locally

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Aktiviteter

  • Sea kayaking at Cape Breton Highlands National Park
  • Visit to Hopewell Rocks
  • Two scenic ferry journeys
  • Full day in Baxter State Park
  • Visit to Fundy National Park
  • Towns of Halifax and Digby
  • Iconic views of Peggy's Cove Lighthouse
  • Two nights on Prince Edward Island
  • Discover Acadian maritime culture with two nights in Acadia National Park
  • Enjoy dramatic coastal views
  • Hike up Mt Battie for 360 degree views over Camden
  • Explore historic fishing villages
  • Guided walks and hikes
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site of Lunenburg

Boende

13 hotel nights in twin share accommodation (some smaller and more basic accommodation used due to remote location). For your own room request our optional Solo Sleeper (see 'Dates and Prices' tab).

Ytterligare information

  • Sea kayaking - Acadia US$50
  • Museums - Halifax US$9-$20
  • Float plane flight in Baxter State Park US$85
  • Rent bikes - Prince Edward Island US$12 per hour
  • Fishing Trip from Acadia US$100
  • Fishing Trip from Halifax US$100
  • Whale watching at Bar Harbor/Acadia NP US$59
  • Green Gables tour - Prince Edward Island US$8
  • Canoeing in Baxter State Park US$1

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