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TASTE OF NEW BRUNSWICK AND NOVA SCOTIA

CODE
14TS
STARTING FROM
$2,800 USD
PLACES VISITED
Moncton, St. Andrews by-the-Sea, Fredericton, Miramichi,...
TASTE OF NEW BRUNSWICK AND NOVA SCOTIA
This 14 day journey through New Brunswick and Nova Scotia starts in with a vibrant day in Moncton. Experience the charm of St. Andrews by-the-Sea with its whale watching tours and lush gardens. Discover the historic allure of Fredericton and the outdoor adventures in Miramichi. Enjoy Shediac’s famous lobster cruise and glamping experience before exploring Halifax’s rich culture and scenic waterfront. Drive through the picturesque Annapolis Valley and savor a winery tour in Grand Pre. Conclude with a ferry ride to Saint John, immersing in indigenous storytelling and the natural wonders of Fundy National Park, including the awe-inspiring Hopewell Rocks. This trip promises diverse experiences, from cultural landmarks to breathtaking natural landscapes, ensuring a memorable Atlantic Canadian adventure.
Start Location: Moncton End Location: Moncton
TOP HIGHLIGHTS
  • Enjoy a cruise in the Bay of Fundy, spotting Finback, Minke, and Humpback whales, dolphins, and puffins.
  • Flights and Bites Wine Tasting in Moncton
  • Discover Wolastogi and Mi’kmaq heritage on a guided walk along the Saint John Harbor, exploring ancient traditions and archaeological sites.
  • Harbour Hopper Cruise in Halifax
  • Learn lobster fishing and enjoy a delicious lobster meal on a scenic cruise in Shediac Bay
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Day 1 - Arrive in Moncton

Your trip begins upon arrival in Moncton where you will collect your rental car and stay the night. Moncton is often referred to as "The Hub of the Maritimes" because all railway lines in and out of the region must pass through it. Moncton boasts a vibrant arts and culture scene, sporting competitions, and unique community activities that take place year-round. Discover the many sights and activities the city offers. Be sure to visit the Monument for Recognition in the 21st Century (MR21), an interpretation centre located in the only digital cathedral in Atlantic Canada, where you can learn about Acadian heritage. The city's largest green space, Centennial Park, includes many attractions and activities, from hiking and skiing trails to an artificial beach to an aerial treetop obstacle course and zip line.
Overnight: Moncton
Day 2 - Flights and Bites Wine Tasting Experience

The Flights & Bites Experience includes a designated spot in the beautiful award-winning Magnetic Hill Winery, which also contains the world’s “shortest” covered bridge! It's time to let the wine adventure begin! Once seated, you will enjoy a Tasting Flight, where you get to taste four wines of your choice from the winery's selection and snack on local charcuterie, which includes a variety of local cheeses and meats. The experience gives you the freedom to roam around the property inside and outside, take photos of the picturesque view from the patio, take a walk in the vineyards and learn cool, interesting wine facts and stories from your server, who will be delighted to talk about the winery's history and the wine world.
Overnight: Moncton
Day 3 - Moncton to St.Andrews by-the-Sea

St. Andrews by-the-Sea has long been one of New Brunswick's premier vacation destinations. Stroll the 27 acres of Kingsbrae Garden, named one of the Top Ten Public Gardens in Canada. Pick up a map at the Visitor Information Centre and explore the historic town plat to see houses that were barged across the bay from Castine, Maine, and then rebuilt here in St.Andrews by the United Empire Loyalists in 1783. Enjoy world-class whale and wildlife sightings, scenic lighthouses and small islands teeming with bird life during this Whale and Wildlife Tour. The captain and crew give expert commentary on the region's culture, history, and wildlife! For the Bird Enthusiast there is the opportunity to spot bald eagles, puffins, guillimonts, kittiwakes, eiders, gulls, cormorants and auks. Whale sightings may include Finback, Minke, Humpback, and the rare North Atlantic Right whales and of course it is not uncommon to see seals, porpoise or dolphins as well.
Overnight: St. Andrews by-the-Sea
Day 4 - St.Andrews by-the-Sea to Fredricton

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, Christ Church Cathedral, the Historic Military Compound, Old Government House and the Kings Landing Historical Settlement. Kings Landing is a historical experience that explores how history is told and pushes the boundaries! Visit this 300 acre museum, where you'll discover over 40 interactive exhibits, horseback riding, theatre, workshops, immersive programming and a fully 1st person interpreted village where you can step back in time with over 100 costumed characters in 70 historic buildings. The experience of day-to-day life of 19th century Canadians is best enjoyed when guests roll up their sleeves and immerse themselves int he story; from baking bread on an open hearth to helping the blacksmith forge his wares - there is no shortage of memorable experiences.
Overnight: Fredericton
Day 5 - Fredricton to Miramichi

Famous for its world-class salmon fishing and local friendliness, this is one city that lets you experience the best of what the great outdoors has to offer. A trip to the City of Miramichi and its valley is about authentic spirit, nature, and a total sense of renewal. French Fort Cove is a stunning historic area, formally known as Mill Cove, and is perfect for those who love birding, hiking, biking, paddling, zip-lining, or maybe just picnicking while taking in the scenic views. Make sure to visit Boishébert and Beaubears Island Ship building National Historic Site of Canada, which offers costumed guides to learn about the Acadians who took refuge there, and the ship building of centuries past. Take a walk through 30 centuries of Mi'kmag culture. For over 3,000 years, our ancestors have stood above the ancestral grounds of the Mi'kmaq, over looking the Oxbow National Historic Sites. Metepenagiag Heritage Park allows you the chance to experience a connection to one of New Brunswick's oldest continuously inhabited communities. Enjoy a guided tour of the Metepenagiag Interpretative Centre, where you can learn about the cultural significance of the community and the two national historic sites, experiencing storytelling handed down through generations. Then walk in the footsteps of our ancestors through our beautiful groomed walking trails as you gather some of the ingredients for your Indigenous meal of wild game or fish; traditional bannock, and traditional tea.
Overnight: Miramichi
Day 6 - Miramichi to Shediac

Known as The Lobster Capital of the World for lobster fishing, processing plants, live-lobster tanks and the famous Lobster Festival, this is where you'll find The World’s Largest Lobster — Stop and have your picture taken with it! Take a dip in the finest salt water beaches in Eastern Canada! With waters peaking at 24 degrees Celsius (75 degrees Fahrenheit), it’s some of the warmest water north of Virginia. Boating, windsurfing, golf and hiking are just a few of the attractions on or near its pristine, sprawling beaches. Enjoy a 2.5 hrs cruise on a covered boat and learn all you need to know about the Atlantic Lobster. Cruising on beautiful Shediac Bay, listen to a knowledgeable guide who also will guide you carefully through the proper process of cracking and eating a cooked lobster.
Overnight: Shediac
Day 7 - Shediac to Halifax

There are many things for people of all ages to do in Halifax. The city deftly blends the past with the present to produce a skyline dotted with elegant 18th- and 19th century architecture alongside ultra-modern towers of glass and steel. The heart of Halifax is perfect for exploring on foot, with tree-lined streets, international restaurants, galleries, libraries and museums. Inviting sidewalk cafés beckon you to relax for a few hours amid park-like, waterfront, and historic settings in the busy downtown, often with a backdrop of the bustling harbour, which entertains ship traffic from every corner of the globe.
Overnight: Halifax
Day 8 - Harbour Hopper Cruise and Food Tour

Journey the streets of historic downtown Halifax aboard the Harbour Hopper. Visit historical points of interest such as Citadel Hill, Public Gardens, Government House, City Hall, Museum of the Atlantic and more! Then, cast off into Halifax Harbour, for a mariners view of Halifax's naval fleet, spectacular harbour front, and the beautiful skylines of both Halifax and Dartmouth. It's a fully narrated tour, and includes such topics as the Halifax Explosion and the rich history of Halifax. A fun-filled amphibious adventure not to be forgotten! Eat your way through the beautiful Halifax Harbour front on our Halifax Harbour front Food Walking Tour! You don’t want to miss out on this delicious adventure. This guided walk along the Halifax Waterfront will make four stops to taste some classic Nova Scotia dishes.
Overnight: Halifax
Day 9 - Halifax to Annapolis Royal

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 center, 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. Grand Pre Winery is an award winning, Swiss owned winery in the wine-growing area of Nova Scotia. Stroll leisurely across beautifully landscaped grounds, past row upon row of grapevines. At the winery, learn the secrets of wine-making and visit the wine boutique to taste some of the fine Nova Scotian's wines.
Overnight: Annapolis Royal
Day 10 - Annapolis Valley to Saint John by Ferry

Take the short drive to Digby. Board the ferry to Saint John, New Brunswick. This ferry crossing ffers a scenic and relaxing crossing of the Bay of Fundy, known for its dramatic tides and picturesque coastal views.
Overnight: Saint John, NB
Day 11 - Indigenous Storytelling walk

Prior to the landing of European settlers in what is now called New Brunswick, thriving cultures existed for thousands of years which lived in harmony with the land and the life that resided on it. Survival on this land depended on ingenuity and knowledge wrought from asometimes harsh and unforgiving environment. Discover the local history of the Wolastogi and Mi’kmaq peoples from a unique Indigenous point of view while meandering along the Saint John Harbour and the Beautiful River — Wolastoq. Walk along a historical portage route and over archaeological sitesand become acquainted with the timeless wisdom of our ancestors. Learn how stewardship of the earth should look in a modern world while respecting and celebrating the traditions of the past. Passed down through the generations were the spoken teachings that served as lessons to the younger generations to ensure their survival into the future. Despite today’s world of modern conveniences and industrialization, respect and protection of the land is a way of life still followed today in every aboriginal community across Canada.This is an easy walk on flat paved surfaces. No hills and frequent stops. Other places to visit include Carleton Martello Tower National Historic Site, Saint John Old City Market, Place Fort La Tour, Area 506 Waterfront Container Village and Reversing Falls.
Overnight: Saint John, NB
Day 12 - Saint John to Alma

Day at leisure to explore the magnificent Fundy National 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 center 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 13 - Fundy National park sightseeing

Another day at leisure to keep exploring the park. From there, visit Cape Enrage, a stunning coastal location known for its dramatic cliffs and historic lighthouse. Next, head to Mary’s Point, a crucial stopover for migratory shorebirds followed by a visit to the Hopewell Rocks, one of New Brunswick's most iconic natural attractions.
Overnight: Fundy National Park
Day 14 - Fundy National Park to Moncton

Your trip end in Moncton once the car rental is returned.
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$2,800 USD
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WHAT'S INCLUDED
  • Accommodation in the listed pre-selected hotels as agreed
  • All attractions as listed specifically within the itinerary
  • Sightseeing tours and entrance fees as listed within the tour itinerary
  • All travel between locations as detailed
EXCLUSIONS
  • Airfare unless specified as included within the itinerary
  • Taxes as applicable (separately mentioned)
  • Travel Insurance and Cancellation Protection (strongly recommended)
  • 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

 


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Is it possible to book a triple share accommodation?

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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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