ATLANTIC CANADA & NEWFOUNDLAND FLY-IN – 16 Days | September 2, 4 & 11, 2020
- Double $4,499*
- Single $5,899*
Land Only Departure
- Double $3,599
- Single $4,999
Meals Include: • 8 Continental Breakfasts • 3 Lunches – one as a Picnic Lunch on the Cabot Trail • 2 Dinners - a Lobster Dinner and a Special Fehr Way Dinner • Tea at Rita MacNeil’s Tea Room • “Mug Up” in Newfoundland
*plus applicable taxes
*LAND ONLY Air ticketing is not advised until tour is guaranteed to go. Air transfers and luggage fee not included.
DEPOSIT: $500 per person, plus optional travel insurance due at booking. Final payment due July 13, 2020.
Tour Presentation: January 23, March 12, and April 9, 2020, at 2:00 PM and 6:30 PM. Please call or email to RSVP.
$50 EARLY BOOKING DISCOUNT if deposit made 90 days before departure.
DAY 1 HOME – HALIFAX, NS (2 NIGHTS) Today, our Atlantic Canada and Newfoundland tour begins with a flight to Nova Scotia. We will spend two nights in the beautiful harbour city of Halifax.
DAY 2 HALIFAX The restored Historic Properties along the waterfront, famed Citadel Hill, and the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 are among the interesting places we’ll visit on our Tour of Halifax today. This afternoon, you will have free time to explore the area. A couple of options are to stop at Alexander Keith’s Brewery, with costumed interpreters, or explore the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic.
DAY 3 HALIFAX – BRIDGEWATER, NS We’ll drive along the Lighthouse Route to Peggy’s Cove – an authentic 19th-century fishing village with fisherman’s shanties and sea-sprayed cliffs. Next up, is a stop at Acadian Maple for sweet sampling and shopping. Also on your itinerary, is a visit to another attractive coastal town, Lunenburg, the UNESCO World Heritage Site home to the Blue Nose Schooner (the ship portrayed on Canada’s dime), and the Fisheries Museum of The Atlantic. A welcome reception awaits us this evening.
DAY 4 BRIDGEWATER – SAINT JOHN, NB At Digby, we board the ferry to cross The Bay of Fundy which is known for the highest tides in the world. In Saint John, we will have the opportunity to see the Reversing Falls.
DAY 5 SAINT JOHN – PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND (2 NIGHTS) Enjoy coastal views on a drive through Fundy National Park and Hopewell Rocks where peculiar rock formations have been carved by the action of the Fundy Tides. After we drive across the 12.9 km long Confederation Bridge to PEI, we will stop for some pictures and shopping at Gateway Village. We will spend two nights in PEI.
DAY 6 PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND A full-day Guided Tour of PEI includes the fabled Anne of Green Gables Home, Cavendish Beach, and North Rustico Harbour. In the capital of Charlottetown, we will have enough time to visit downtown and leisurely wander through the main shopping area. Tonight, enjoy one of PEI’s mouthwatering Lobster Dinners (other meal options available).
DAY 7 PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND – CAPE BRETON, NS (3 NIGHTS) Travel to Wood Islands to board the ferry to Caribou on the Nova Scotia mainland. Cross the Strait of Canso – the deepest causeway in the world – on to Cape Breton Island. Continue to the resort town of Baddeck nestled on the shore of Bras d’Or Lake for a three-night stay. Before arriving at our hotel, we will visit the Alexander Graham Bell Museum to see the many exhibits of this famous inventor, who spent much of his life on Cape Breton Island, or take an optional boat tour of Bras d’Or Lake on the Amoeba.
DAY 8 CAPE BRETON Imagine yourself in the highlands of Scotland as we follow the Cabot Trail through Cape Breton Highlands National Park. It is one of the most beautiful drives in North America with dramatic vistas of mountains, cliffs, and forests. During our outing today, we will get to enjoy a Picnic Lunch.
DAY 9 CAPE BRETON Visit the Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site, the largest historical reconstruction in North America. This park depicts life in an 18th-century French fortified town. Before returning to our hotel, we will have tea at Rita MacNeil’s Tea Room. Tonight, we experience a Ceilidh (pronounced kay-lee) – a Gaelic word meaning gathering.
DAY 10 CAPE BRETON – CORNER BROOK, NL Travel by ferry across the Cabot Strait to Port aux Basques where we will experience a traditional “Mug Up.”
DAY 11 CORNER BROOK – COW HEAD AREA, NL Today, we will enjoy the scenic beauty of “The Rock” as we travel deeper into Newfoundland. Journey through Gros Morne National Park, which was proclaimed a World Heritage site in 1987 due to its outstanding geology. Lunch is included today in Rocky Harbour. Learn about oceanography at the Bonne Bay Marine Station. Visit the Lobster Cove Head Lighthouse. Optional drive to The Arches Provincial Park to see a natural rock archway created by the tides.
DAY 12 COW HEAD AREA – GANDER, NL Beautiful landscape surrounds us as we travel east across Newfoundland. In Gander – an important airbase during World War II – we’ll tour the North Atlantic Aviation Museum and visit the Silent Witness Memorial.
DAY 13 GANDER – CLARENVILLE, NL Enjoy coastline scenery as we drive on the Road to the Isles through the old settlement at Twillingate. This morning, we tour the Auk Island Winery and the Twillingate Museum & Craft Shop. We’ll visit the Long Point Lighthouse, after an included lunch.
DAY 14 CLARENVILLE – ST. JOHN’S, NL (2 NIGHTS) Travelling south, we arrive early this afternoon in the provincial capital of St. John’s for a two-night stay. On the way, we will visit Cape Spear – the closest point to Europe in North America.
DAY 15 ST. JOHN’S A local guide takes us on a Tour of the old seaport city of St. John’s. We begin our tour at Signal Hill, where Guglielmo Marconi received the first transatlantic wireless signal. Next, we will see the panoramic views from the top of Cabot Tower before exploring the quaint fishing village of Quidi Vidi. This afternoon is to be spent at your leisure. Tonight, our local tour guide hosts a traditional ‘Screech-In’ ceremony followed by a festive Fehr-Way Dinner.
DAY 16 ST. JOHN’S – HOME Board your flight home today with fond memories of your time in Atlantic Canada.
- Round Trip Airfare
- Luxury Motorcoach
- Quality Accommodations
- Airport Transfers