Nova Scotia & Prince Edward Island 2017

NVS 800A Fascinating Exploration of Canada's Stunning Atlantic Provinces
  NEW FOR 2017  

8 Days • 7 Nights • 13 Meals

Jul 14-21 Sold Out | Jul 23-30 Limited!
Jul 28-Aug 4 Sold Out |
Aug 11-18 Sold Out

Depart/Return: Halifax, NS

Price Per Person: Double: $2,277; Single: $2,695

Pre/Post-Tour Hotel: $158/night for Jul 14, 28 & Aug 11 tours; $198 for Jul 23-30 post-tour rooms.  Stay an extra day or two for the Tall Ships Festival!

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About the Tour

From rugged cliffs and sandy beaches to wildlife-filled bays and peaceful coves, Nova Scotia’s beauty beckons. Travel the Cabot Trail, among the world’s most scenic drives; see picturesque Peggy’s Cove Lighthouse, and experience the well-preserved colonial heritage of Old Town Lunenberg, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In New Brunswick, discover the dynamic tides of Hopewell Rocks and the Bay of Fundy. You’ll also roam gorgeous Prince Edward Island, home of Anne of Green Gables. A truly stunning coastal discovery and a perfect way to celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the Canadian Federation!


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Tour Highlights

  • Visit three Canadian Provinces during Canada's Sesquicentennial Year!
  • Tour the lush island of Cape Breton, reminiscent of Scotland
  • Halifax city tour
  • See artifacts of the Titanic
  • Visit the Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site
  • Tour the Anne of Green Gables home
  • Tour Old Town Lunenburg, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Ferry ride across the Northumberland Strait to Prince Edward Island
  • Coastal drive along Cabot Trail
  • Photograph the famous lighthouse at Peggy’s Cove
  • Nova Scotia Fisheries Museum visit
  • Meet a potato grower, a preserves merchant and working lobsterman


Optional Excursions/Extensions

Bras d’Or Lakes Cruise

Enjoy an entertaining narrated cruise on all of the Bras d’Or Lakes, observing majestic bald eagles overhead, Alexander Graham Bell’s mansion Beinn Bhreagh, and the beautiful Baddeck shoreline. Price: $30 per person

Anne of Green Gables - The Musical offered on our July 14, July 28 & August 1 departures.

Now in its Guinness Record-setting 52nd season, this musical adaptation of L.M. Montgomery’s beloved novel tells the timeless story of an imaginative red-haired orphan searching for belonging—guaranteed to touch your heart and tickle funny bones. Price: $52 per person

Anne & Gilbert offered on July 23 departure ONLY:

The story begins in the beautiful countryside of Prince Edward Island. Anne is now an independent-minded young woman about to begin her first job teaching at a one-room schoolhouse. Romantic complications unfold when childhood sweetheart Gilbert Blythe proposes marriage-- and he's not her only suitor.

Troubled by her orphan past, Anne doubts if she can love anyone. But as Anne discovers the truth about her parents, a path to future happiness is revealed.

Award-winning songs, memorable comedy and drama, and a message of enduring love, hope and friendship make Anne & Gilbert unforgettable family entertainment.  Price: $52 per person



Helpful Information

Average Temp: high 71°/low 56° (July/August-Halifax)

Time Zone: Atlantic

Arrival Time: Schedule to arrive at our starting hotel by 5 PM  on Day 1.

Departure Time: Schedule your flight home to depart after 10 AM on Day 8.

Airport-Hotel Shuttle: Maritime Shuttle offers a shuttle to/from the Halifax International Airport for $22CAD/$17USD per person one-way or $40CAD/$30USD per person roundtrip, including tax. The shuttle service runs until 10:00 p.m. daily. Advance reservations are required and may be booked online at or by calling 1-800-575-1807.  For anyone arriving after 10:00 p.m., taxi service is available from the airport to the hotel and runs about $65CAD/$48USD one-way.  Additional details will be included in your Get Set & Go packets.

Vehicle Parking: There is a fee to park your car at our starting hotel, please contact CTD for availability and rates.

Walking Distance:  Moderate walking is required to enjoy this tour to its fullest.

Currency: Canadian Dollar

Hotel Amenities: Include Hair Dryers, iron & ironing board, TV/Cable and coffee makers. Exercise room & swimming pool at most hotels.

Travel Protection Available?: Yes, see About Travel Protection.

Terms & Conditions: Tour reservations are subject to the terms and conditions outlined by Country Travel DISCOVERIES on our website at Terms & Conditions.

Groups: Have a group? We can make your group's vacation cost-effective and easy, with discounts for groups as small as five and other benefits. Learn more at Country Travel DISCOVERIES for Groups.

Additional Information: Dress on tour is casual.

For the Lobster Bake Day 3: You can request Chicken as an alternative for Lobster.

Further information is mailed upon receipt of your reservation. A total of three mailings are sent to assist you in preparing for your tour…Get Ready, Get Set and Go! Our “Get Ready” packet is sent confirming your reservation. Our “Get Set” packet provides further details approximately 90 days prior to departure with important details regarding making your travel arrangements. Finally, our “Go” packet arrives 2-3 weeks before departure containing all your final documents.

Updates: Updates to this document are available from our Discovery Reservations Team, and will be posted online at 

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Images on this page (from top): Peggy's Cove Village and Lighthouse (Tourism Nova Scotia/Izzy Dempsey); Anne of Green Gables National Historic Site (Photo: ©Tourism PEI/John Sylvester); Hopewell Rocks on the Bay of Fundy (Tourism New Brunswick)




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