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10 DAY MARITIME EXPLORER

CODE
10ME
STARTING FROM
$1,510 USD
PLACES VISITED
Halifax, Annapolis Royal, St. Andrews by-the-Sea,...
ATLANTIC CANADA TRIP
Relax and rejuvenate on winding trails and sandy beaches.
Start Location: Halifax End Location: Halifax
TOP HIGHLIGHTS
  • Fredericton voyageur canoe tour
  • Charlottetown walking tour
  • Digby ferry (including vehicle charge)
  • Green Gables Heritage Place
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SAMPLE ITINERARY (CUSTOMIZABLE)
Day 1: Halifax

Welcome to Nova Scotia's Provincial Capital. This attractive city is a bustling hub of art galleries, shops, museums, restaurants, sidewalk cafes and vibrant nightlife centered around the picturesque waterfront. Officially founded in 1749 the history dates back even further, to times of the Mi'kmaq natives, European fishermen and the early Acadians, who came long before the British.
Overnight: Halifax
Day 2: Halifax Sightseeing

This morning enjoy a city tour of Halifax. Take in the sights of Halifax Historic Properties, Spring Garden Road, Province House and much more. Maybe have a light lunch at Murphy's Cable Wharf Restaurant, which is conveniently located in the heart of the waterfront. In the afternoon be sure to visit Alexander Keith's Brewery as well as the excellent Maritime Museum of the Atlantic. See the unique collection of the memorabilia collected after the tragic Titanic disaster. This evening you can experience the Grafton Street Dinner Theatre if you wish. Entertaining Halifax for more than 20 years, The Grafton Street Dinner Theatre provides audiences with a unique dining experience. Music, comedy and interactive characters set the mood as you dine on the flavors of Nova Scotia.
Overnight: Halifax
Day 3: Halifax - Annapolis Royal (2½ hours)

Drive north along the Kejimkujik Scenic Drive via the Kejimkujik National Park; a spectacular inland National Park with walking trails to suit all levels and some of the best canoeing in Atlantic Canada. Visit the excellent visitor centre, which houses replicas of the native tools found by archaeologists dating back 4500 years ago. Continue on to Annapolis Royal, nestled in the Annapolis Valley. Sightseeing suggestions in the area include Fort Anne National Historic Site, Annapolis Royal Historic Gardens, the O'Dell House Museum, Sinclair Inn National Historic Site, a delightful waterfront boardwalk and much more.
Overnight: Annapolis Royal
Day 4: Annapolis Royal - Digby - St. Andrews by-the-Sea (1½ hours)

Continue on to Digby overlooking the broad Annapolis Basin and the ferry gateway to New Brunswick. The Annapolis Valley area is known as wine country; be sure to visit one of the many wineries in the area. Travel west along the Fundy Coastal Drive. This dramatically scenic drive introduces you to the Bay of Fundy, one of the Marine Wonders of the World. Arrive St. Andrews, one of Canada's most beautiful seaside resorts.
Overnight: St. Andrews by-the-Sea
Day 5: St. Andrews by-the-Sea - Fredericton (2 hours)

Continue north on the River Valley Scenic Drive on to Fredericton, New Brunswick's picturesque capital city noted for its heritage and culture. Spend the afternoon at leisure exploring Fredericton and its attractions. Places to visit include City Hall, Christchurch Cathedral, the Historic Military Compound, Old Government House and the Kings Landing Historical Settlement.
Overnight: Fredericton
Day 6: Fredericton - Fundy National Park (2 hours)

Depart Fredericton and join the spectacular Fundy Coastal Drive via Sussex, a quaint town nestled in the beautiful countryside of New Brunswick, and perhaps visit the excellent Agricultural Museum. Continue eastbound to the Fundy National Park, 206km.sq of steep coastal cliffs, forest clad hills, deep rich valleys and clear, rolling meadows.
Overnight: Fundy National Park
Day 7: Fundy National Park Sightseeing

Day at leisure to explore this magnificent park. The park is renowned for its hiking trails, with over 104kms of trails to choose from, ranging from easy 1/2 km loops to a demanding 50km circuit around the park. The park is a haven for bird watchers, golfers, cyclists, canoeists and naturalists. Be sure to visit Hopewell Rocks Provincial Park, home of Hopewell Rocks. Visit the excellent interpretive centre on site before exploring this natural phenomenon. Twice each day the highest tides in the world "” up to 46ft/14m "” flood the beach, and twice each day you can explore the floor of the Bay of Fundy at low tide! Created over thousands of years by the Bay of Fundy's awesome tidal forces, the Flowerpot Rocks are a natural wonder not to be missed. If time permits visit Cape Enrage Lighthouse and Mary's Point Bird Sanctuary located nearby.
Overnight: Fundy National Park
Day 8: Fundy National Park - Charlottetown (3 hours)

Depart Fundy National Park and drive to Moncton and follow the Acadian Coastal Drive to the dramatic Confederation Bridge, your gateway to Prince Edward Island. Continue along to Cavendish to visit the many sites that pay tribute to everyone's favourite red-haired heroine and her creator, Lucy Maud Montgomery. Cavendish is the home of Anne of Green Gables. Visit Avonlea, the village of Anne of Green Gables and the Green Gables Heritage Site. Then onwards to Charlottetown, the capital of Prince Edward Island.
Overnight: Charlottetown
Day 9: Charlottetown Sightseeing

This morning explore downtown Charlottetown on foot. Stroll along the streets and retrace the footsteps of the Fathers of Confederation. Be sure to visit Founders' Hall &ndash, Canada's Birthplace Pavilion or the National Historic Street called Great George. Just steps away from Province House, is Victoria Row. It is here that "Anne of Green Gables "“ The Musical" has been delighting audiences for 52 years. In the afternoon visit attractions farther afield. Drive to Cavendish the home of Anne of Green Gables. If time permits visit Fort Amherst-Port-La-Joye National Historic Site, located near Charlottetown Harbour and Victoria-by-the-sea, a storybook historic fishing village that has been revitalized by the many artisans who now call it home. This area offers a wide scope of activities including, kayaking, crafts, shopping and live theatre all within walking distance.
Overnight: Charlottetown
Day 10: Charlottetown - Halifax (4 hours)

Drive back to Halifax and drop off your car rental.
DATES & PRICES
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ACCOMMODATION
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Moderate Accommodation from
Halifax
Halifax
$1,510 USD
All prices are per person based on double occupancy and subject to local taxes - GST, PST or HST.

(does not include applicable taxes)

This itinerary is self-drive package, it can be adjusted to suit your travel interests, time frame and budget. Please do not hesitate to call one of our travel specialists for a customized package.

Applicable taxes vary depending on travel destination and are not included. Please ask your sales agent what extra taxes will be payable for your tour.
WHAT'S INCLUDED
  • 9 nights of accommodation
  • 10 day mid-size car rental including unlimited kilometres (special conditions apply)
  • Sightseeing and attractions as listed
EXCLUSIONS
  • Airfare unless specified as included within the itinerary
  • Taxes as applicable
  • Travel Insurance and Cancellation Protection (strongly recommended, ask us for a quote!)
  • Gratuities for Local Guides, Tour Managers, and/or Bus Drivers
  • Meals not specifically mentioned as included in the itinerary
  • Items (attractions and sightseeing & entrance fees) not listed as included in the itinerary

Why Take A Custom Tour?

Private & Customizable You can see what you want, when you want, how you want. A trip that's perfectly timed and well organized.
Unique Experience Experiences that help you take in the region in a different way. Can combine your trip with our group tours. Advice to help you get the most out of your trip.
Freedom to Explore Time to enjoy and take in each place. Add days in places you want to explore. Do only the activities you want to do.
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Custom Trip Plans You can see what you want, when you want, how you want.
Unique Experiences Experiences that help you take in the region in a different way.
Freedom To Explore Time to take in each place with only the tours you want to do.
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Booking & Flight Questions

Do you arrange airport transfers?

Yes! We can certainly assist with booking airport transfers for you! Some tours have airport transfers included already. Please inquire for further information and pricing.

Can you assist with booking additional accommodation?

Yes! We can certainly assist with booking additional nights of accommodation for you before and/or after your fully escorted tour! Please inquire for further information and pricing.

Can you assist with booking flights?

Yes! We can certainly assist with booking your flights for you! We do not recommend you book any flights until you receive your booking confirmation directly from Anderson Vacations Tours, as some tours are not pre-guaranteed. Please inquire for further information and pricing.

Is it possible to book a triple share accommodation?

Yes, it is possible to book triple share accommodations on select trips. Please inquire about this option, as pricing may also vary and it will be subject to availability.

Can we book this tour with our exclusive group?

Anderson Vacations Tours can work with private groups to customize a tour to your needs. Please inquire for further information and pricing.
Tour Questions

What is the average age of passengers for this tour?

Our tours are suitable for all age demographics. The average age of travelers is typically 45+

I am a solo traveler. Is there a single surcharge?

There are options for single travelers to join most tours. Solo Travelers can choose to pay the single supplement and have their own room throughout the tour. For those willing to share, we also have a Twin Share option that is offered for the majority of our tours. This means you will be sharing the hotel rooms with another single, same gender traveller who also books the Twin Share option. If this is the case, there will be no single supplement charged to either of you. If we are unable to match you with another Twin Share traveler, there may be a single surcharge applied to cover the full cost of the rooms on some of our longer tours. Please enquire before finalizing your booking for full details.

How physically demanding is this tour? Are you able to accommodate people with mobility restrictions/limitations?

This tour has a low level of physical demand, although there may be some activities or sightseeing tours that require walking short distances. Please inquire if you have any mobility restrictions before completing your booking to ensure this tour is right for you.

How much luggage should I bring?

Each passenger may bring one large suitcase and one carry-on bag. The weight limit for this suitcase is 32 kilograms/60 pounds. Baggage handling is provided at the hotels in our tour packages. Please advise our reservations staff if you will be bringing additional items such as a cane, walker or wheelchair. You may also bring one small soft-sided carry-on bag, which should easily fit into the overhead shelf of the coach. Each person is responsible for his/her own carryon luggage. Remember to check your airline baggage restrictions if you are flying, as they may differ from Anderson Vacations Tours guidelines.

What is your recommended spending amount for non-included meals?

The suggested allowance for non-included meals is $40.00 — $60.00 CAD per day (includes tipping).

Can you accommodate passengers with dietary restrictions (food allergies, vegan, vegetarian etc.)?

Yes! There are many meals included on our fully escorted tours. Please inform us of any dietary restrictions at the time of booking so we can ensure there are alternative meal choices and arrangements made for you.

Are gratuities included in the tour cost?

For your convenience, gratuities for local guides and meals stated on the itinerary are included in the price of the tour. For meals not included in your tour package please remember that it is customary to tip your server 15-20% in North America. Gratuities for your Motorcoach Driver and Tour Director are left to your discretion. We recommend $4.00 - $5.00 CAD per person, per day for your Motorcoach Driver and $6.00 - $7.00 CAD per person, per day for your Tour Director. if you can't find your
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CLASSIC TOURS

The style our travellers have enjoyed for over 20 years, these tours feature inclusive itineraries to popular destinations including the 'must see' sites and attractions. Led by an expert Tour Leader, you will enjoy comfortable accommodation, and coach transport throughout the journey.

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These tours are defined by their incomparably unique itineraries, featuring 'off the beaten path' destinations and immersive experiences. An intimate group size allows us to stay in smaller, centrally located, unique and boutique style inns, lodges and hotels, utilize traditional local transportation and dive deep into each destination's local culture and traditions.

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INDEPENDENT TRAVEL

These tours are defined by their incomparably unique itineraries, featuring 'off the beaten path' destinations and immersive experiences. An intimate group size allows us to stay in smaller, centrally located, unique and boutique style inns, lodges and hotels, utilize traditional local transportation and dive deep into each destination's local culture and traditions.

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INDEPENDENT TRIPS

These tours are defined by their incomparably unique itineraries, featuring 'off the beaten path' destinations and immersive experiences. An intimate group size allows us to stay in smaller, centrally located, unique and boutique style inns, lodges and hotels, utilize traditional local transportation and dive deep into each destination's local culture and traditions.

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