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Coastlines & Whales of Nova Scotia

Highlights

Scenic coastal villages - Whale watching in the Bay of Fundy - Secluded beaches and coastal trails - Beautiful Prince Edward Island

Introduction

Outline Itinerary

Day 1. Depart UK, arrive Halifax
Day 2. At leisure in Halifax
Day 3. Lunenburg
Day 4. Kemptville
Day 5. Smith's Cove, Digby. Whale watching excursion
Day 6. Truro
Day 7. Charlottetown
Day 8. Explore Charlottetown
Day 9. Pictou
Day 10. Baddeck
Day 11. Explore Baddeck and the Cabot Trail
Day 12. Charlos Cove
Day 13. Halifax
Day 14. Depart Canada
Day 15. Arrive home

Cost

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Departure Dates

June to September - any departure date to your requirements

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Description

Home to beautiful white sand beaches, rugged coastlines and rich interiors, Nova Scotia comes with a distinct maritime flavour that further adds to its charm. Visit some of the 160 lighthouses that dot the coastline and immerse yourself in the history, culture and diverse wildlife that thrive here.



Your journey begins in the province's historic capital, Halifax and takes you along the picturesque South Shore where pretty fishing villages and white sandy beaches adorn the coastline. As you make your way inland an eco-lodge awaits in the heart of nature. This retreat on the border of the Tobeatic Wilderness Area is a nature lover's paradise and home to black bear, eagle, moose and beaver.

Heading back to coast the Bay of Fundy welcomes you with spectacular seascapes and marine rich waters. With more than 15 species of whales, and seabirds by the thousands, the Bay of Fundy is also home to the largest tidal range on earth. Continuing eastward you can discover some of the boutique wineries and succulent seafood of the Annapolis Valley before crossing the Northumberland Strait to Prince Edward Island.

This province of vivid colours and gently rolling landscapes offers a more simple way of life. Wander the historic streets of Charlottetown, the birthplace of the Confederation, and relax on secluded beaches before making your way back to Nova Scotia and on to Cape Breton Island. Explore the rugged highlands on the winding roads of the Cabot Trail keeping an eye for black bears, moose and even rare and elusive lynx which all reside here. Follow the shores of the Bras d'Or Lake, home to hundreds of bald eagles, then finally back to the mainland where the Marine Drive weaves a special route through seaside villages and quiet shoreline roads to reach Halifax.

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