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Treasures of New Brunswick & Nova Scotia

  • Halifax
  • Pictou
  • Shediac
  • Alma
  • Saint John
  • St Andrews
  • Digby
  • Annapolis Valley
  • 14 nights from
  • £2,719 per person
  • Trip Code: SD-731

    • Book by 29th February and save £200 per person
    • Receive a free case of wine

Holiday Overview

New Brunswick and Nova Scotia fly drive holiday


New Brunswick is one of Canada's hidden gems! With Nova Scotia being its neighbour, you will get the best of both worlds on this scenic road trip. You will find yourself embracing the coastal scenery and wildlife, particularly whales.

The Bay of Fundy, home to the worlds' highest tides is a 270km long ocean bay that stretches between New Brunswick & Nova Scotia in Atlantic Canada. During your 14 night trip, you may wish to hike on coastal trails, visit one of three UNESCO's World Heritage Sites such as the Grand-Pre National Historic Site, kayak around the Hopewell Rocks and even dine on fresh seafood...Shediac, New Brunswick, is known as the lobster capital of the world!   

Treasures of New Brunswick & Nova Scotia includes:

  • Return flights from UK
  • Intermediate Car Hire (We recommend adding Sat Nav)
  • 14 nights accommodation
  • Ferry from Saint John's, New Brunswick to Digby, Nova Scotia

Day 1 - Arrive in Halifax

Arrive into Halifax and transfer to your downtown hotel. Spend late afternoon/evening at your leisure.

Featured accommodation

The Sutton Place Hotel Halifax


Day 2 - Halifax Sighsteeing

Spend your day sightseeing at Halifax. Some of our favourite places to visit are Halifax Citadel National Historic Site, which is a national historic site. At Citadel you will get some stunning views over Halifax and it's harbour, cannons and bagpipes still resonate up at Citadel. Another attraction is the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, it has a permanent exhibit for the Titanic.

Featured accommodation

The Sutton Place Hotel Halifax

Unmissable Experiences

Halifax Experiences


Day 3 - Explore Peggys Cove & Lunenburg

Pick up your hire car this morning and drive to Mahone Bay for a stroll before continuing to Lunenburg, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Make sure you have some seafood here, you will spot the fishermen coming in with their catch! Spend you afternoon at Peggys Cove, explore the rocks and take in one of the most photographed lighthouses in Canada.

Featured accommodation

The Sutton Place Hotel Halifax


Day 4 - Halifax to Pictou (109mls)

Leave Halifax this morning and head to Pictou, renowned as "birth place of New Scotland" it was here that the first Scottish immigrants landed in 1773. 

Featured accommodation

Braeside Inn


Day 5 - Pictou to Shediac (155mls)

Make your way to Shediac to start your New Brunswick road trip. Shediac is known as the lobster capital of the world! This afternoon and evening stroll through the Corridors of Lights...a special touch to downtown Shediac. There are many fine restaurants serving succulent seafood to tempt your palate, from scallops to Atlantic salmon to lobster of course. And don’t forget to snap a photo with the iconic giant lobster in Shediac!

Featured accommodation

Hotel Shediac


Day 6 - Shediac Sighsteeing

Take a dip in the finest saltwater beaches in Eastern Canada! With waters peaking at 24 degrees celsius, 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 it's pristine, sprawline beaches. We recommend taking in a Bay Cruise of Shediac, sit back and enjoy the Arcadian hospitality, before indulging in a mouth watering lobster feast. Make sure you also take in the Wildabout Wampum Studios, this gem of a workshop and boutique will amaze you!

Featured accommodation

Hotel Shediac


Day 7 - Bay of Fundy

There is a lot to see and do along the Fundy route. Today head to The Hopewell Rocks (check out the tides before departing Shediac on the Hopewell Rocks website). This attraction is one of the Marine Wonders of the World, and it is the site of the World's highest tides. Experience tides rising up to 4 storeys high, making it possible to kayak, at high tide, over the same area you may have recently walked at low tides. 100 billions tonnes of seawater gush in and out of the bay twice a day.  After this continue west to Cape Enrage. It has been voted one of the best views in Canada, with views over the Bay of Fundy, from atop the 46m cliffs, you'll see a panoramic view of the entire bay from Apple River to Dorchester to Quaco. You will then head to Alma, a charming fishing village , at the entrance of the Fundy National Park to settle for the evening.

Featured accommodation

Falcon Ridge Inn


Day 8 - Bay of Fundy to Saint John (83mls)

You may wish to spend your morning at the Fundy National Park (a designated Dark Sky Preserve), if you never had the chance yesterday.  You may wish to spend your morning at the Fundy National Park where you will be able to set off on adventure by exploring the hiking trails, discover the richness of the Acadian forest  and connect with the land, ocean and wide-open sky (a designated Dark Sky Preserve). Make your way to Saint John, the city on the Bay of Fundy which offers delightful port architecture against a perfect backdrop to the market square, where you can stroll along and watch the cruise ships dock at the harbour, taking in fine restaurants and shops along the way. View the famous Reversing Rapids as the tides of the Bay of Fundy actually force the waters at the mouth of the St John River to reverse its flow. 

Featured accommodation

Hilton Saint John


Day 9 - Saint John Sighsteeing

Spend your day at leisure. Take in Saint John City Market, the oldest continuing Farmer’s market in North America or even visit - New Brunswick Museum. You may even wish to sample delicious local beers, wines, ciders and spirits during a tasting tour around the city that includes visits to art and craft studios, farmer’s markets, and artisanal food producers around the Lower River Valley.

Featured accommodation

Hilton Saint John


Day 10 - Saint John to Saint Andrews

Continue your journey to the iconic seaside escape and charming resort town of St. Andrews by-the-sea.It has long been one of New Brunswick's premier vacation destinations. Located along the Bay of Fundy, this seaside town offers spectacular views, fantastic dining options, incredible whale watching and many other activities.

Featured accommodation

Rossmount Inn

Enhance your experience

The Algonquin Resort


Day 11 - Saint Andrews

There is so much on offer in Saint Andews - you may wish to head off on a whale watching trip, visit Kingsbrae Gardens, visit Ministers Island or even do a day trip from Saint Andrews to Deer Island (one of the Fundy Isles) where you can truly relax with a kayaking experience.

Featured accommodation

Rossmount Inn

Enhance your experience

The Algonquin Resort


Day 12 - Saint Andrews to Digby

You have a short drive this morning to Saint John for your ferry over to Nova Scotia (included) this takes approx 2hr 30mins. Take advantage of the outdoor seating and viewing area to feel the wind in your face and search the Bay of Fundy for sightings of whales and other sea life.  Once you dismbark make your way to the Digby Pines Golf Resort & Spa.

Featured accommodation

Digby Pines Golf Resort & Spa


Day 13 - Digby to Annapolis Royal (25mls)

Drive to Annapolis Royal, a quaint settlement housing Victorian mansions on the banks of the Bay of Fundy. 

Featured accommodation

Queen Anne Inn


Day 14 - Annapolis Royal Exploring

If you love design - houses, gardens, art, crafts, vintage and antiques, Annapolis Royal is for you. With over 130 registered heritage properties it is one of the largest National Historic Districts in Canada.

Featured accommodation

Queen Anne Inn


Day 15 - Flight Halifax to UK

Drive to Halifax airport and drop off your hire car. You have an overnight flight to the UK.

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