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Date
June 28 – July 2, 2023
Length
5 days
Pricing from Toronto
$3,209* CAD
Pricing from Winnipeg
$3,279* CAD
Activity Level
Light

An ideal blend of majestic harbour views and historic city charms take you on a trip back in time in Nova Scotia. Compelling experiences unfold at unparalleled Maritime settings – from the colourful 18th century town of Lunenburg to Canada’s oldest Maritime and immigration museums and sites. Discover the epic local stories of the Titanic and the Halifax explosion. Journey by private boat to sublime Peggy’s Cove where lighthouses, fishing sheds and vibrant boats abound. Experience military pageantry – complete with bagpipes, bands and gymnastic feats – at the world-renowned Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo. Your history-infused celebrations culminate with a literal bang at a magical (and private) Canada Day fireworks display.

CAA Member-exclusive benefits:

  • $25 Beverage card†
  • 25 CAA Dollars®^
  • 25% savings on CAA Travel Insurance◊

Daily itinerary.

Day 1

Halifax – Upon arrival to Halifax, meet your kilted tour director. Along the way to your hotel, take in an overview tour of Halifax. Hear stories of the Halifax explosion and the city’s role in the recovery operations after the Titanic disaster. This evening, enjoy a delicious dinner at a local restaurant. D

Day 2

Halifax – Travel the South Shore to Mahone Bay continuing to Lunenburg. Take time to explore this UNESCO World Heritage Site. Later, travel by private boat to the small community of Peggy’s Cove with its nostalgic fish sheds and colourful fishing boats. Return by coach to the hotel. B

Day 3

Halifax – Morning at leisure. In the afternoon, attend a performance of the Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo. Experience military bands, pipes and drums, gymnasts, dancers, military displays and competitions all under one roof. B

Day 4

Halifax – This morning, tour the oldest and largest maritime museum in Canada, The Maritime Museum of the Atlantic. Later today, enjoy your Extraordinary Experience: a private tour of Pier 21. Pier 21 is Canada’s last remaining ocean immigration shed. This evening, celebrate Canada Day with a private viewing of the fireworks at the hotel. B/S

Day 5

Enjoy your last morning in Halifax. This afternoon, transfer to the Halifax Airport for your flight home to Toronto or Winnipeg. B

B - Breakfast | D - Dinner | S - Snack

Celebrate the Magic of Halifax’s History.

From picture-perfect Peggy’s Cove to Halifax's Waterfront to the colourful 18th century town of Lunenburg, Nova Scotia’s Maritime history knows how to charm at every turn.

Photo courtesy of: Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21

Package includes:

Travel accessories
• Return airfare from Toronto or Winnipeg to Halifax

• 4-night stay in first-class accommodation in Halifax

• Breakfast daily, 1 dinner and 1 snack

• Land transportation via first-class motor coach

• All bridge and road tolls

• Sightseeing and entrance fees as per itinerary

• Professional English-speaking tour director throughout

• Hotel porterage of 1 suitcase per person

• Destination transfers

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