Nova Scotia & Prince Edward Island Tauck Tours

Nova Scotia & Prince Edward Island

The Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island tour is a luxury 8 day adventure through Nova Scotia. Your Tauck tour includes stunning landscapes, fresh seafood and unforgettable whale watching. You’ll see Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick and experience exclusive activities, expert-guided tours, luxury accommodations, a private reception & dinner and so much more.

This is one of the most popular Nova Scotia tours for a reason; the itinerary is so full of adventure and photo opportunities that you’ll be talking about your time in Canada for a long time to come. The Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island tour kicks off in beautiful Halifax where you’ll stay at the historic Prince George Hotel. From Nova Scotia you’ll make your way to Prince Edward Island and the Green Gables House. You’ll even wrap up your day with a delicious lobster dinner. Then you’ll depart Prince Edward Island for to New Brunswick. Your time whale watching in Digby Neck will undoubtedly be a highlight of your entire travel tour.


8 Daysfr. $3,190

Tour Highlights & Offers

  • TAUCK EXCLUSIVE – private dinner and tour at the Citadel National Historic Site in Halifax
  • Private Tauck reception & dinner at Pier 21, introducing the history of Canadian immigration
  • Choice of guided visits to historic Lunenburg or to the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic
  • A fisherman’s presentation on the history of the world-famous Digby Scallop
  • Travel by ferry to Prince Edward Island & across the Continental Bridge to New Brunswick
  • A visit to explore the stunning coastline of Prince Edward Island National Park
  • Airport transfers upon arrival and departure as noted
  • All customary gratuities for hotel and restaurant staff and local guides are included.
  • The customary gratuities for the Tauck Director and local drivers are not included. We ask that gratuities be extended on a voluntary, individual basis and not as a group.
  • All items of a personal nature (room service, beverages, telephone charges, laundry, dry cleaning, special food requests, etc.) and meals not specified on the tour itinerary are not included and must be paid by the client.
  • Airline excess luggage charges, vaccinations, visa fees and services, airport arrival and departure taxes, individual airport transfers (when applicable), and other optional or incidental extras are not included.
  • All rates exclude airfare unless expressly noted.
  • 7 breakfasts
  • 4 lunches
  • 5 dinners
  • The Prince George Hotel in Halifax, Canada (3 nights)
  • Delta Prince Edward in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada (2 nights)
  • Digby Pines Golf Resort & Spa in Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada (2 nights)

Welcome to Halifax

Halifax, Canada

Tour starts at 5:30 PM at The Prince George Hotel. A transfer is included from Halifax International Airport to The Prince George Hotel in the heart of historic Halifax. Kick off an exciting week with a welcome reception in Halifax at Pier 21, Gateway to Canada, which features exhibits chronicling 20th-century Canadian immigration and the poignant multimedia production, Oceans of Hope.

Dinner

THE PRINCE GEORGE HOTEL

Pretty Peggy's Cove & 18th-century Lunenburg

Halifax, Canada

From Halifax, start the day with a visit to Peggy's Cove – a picturesque Nova Scotia fishing town that's one of the most-photographed spots in North America – before continuing along the rugged Atlantic coast to the fishing village of Lunenburg, renowned for its rich shipbuilding and maritime legacy. Established in the 18th century, this UNESCO World Heritage Site is one of the best surviving examples of a planned British colonial settlement in North America.

After lunch, you have a choice of sightseeing in Lunenberg – see the village's 18th- and 19th-century timber-built houses on a walking tour, or visit the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic, housed in historic waterfront buildings, to gain insights into the Maritime Provinces' seafaring heritage. Return to Halifax for an evening at leisure.

Breakfast, Lunch

THE PRINCE GEORGE HOTEL

Historic Halifax and an Exclusive Evening at the Citadel

Halifax, Canada

You may spend the entire day exploring Halifax, Nova Scotia's provincial capital and the Maritimes' largest city, as you please – or, if you wish, join your Tauck Director for a city tour, and our local guide for a tour through the Halifax Public Gardens. This evening, enjoy a Tauck Exclusive – a private tour and dinner at Halifax's venerable Citadel National Historic Site, a witness to 300 years of history offering spectacular views of the city and its celebrated harbor.

Breakfast, Dinner

THE PRINCE GEORGE HOTEL

Prince Edward Island & Charlottetown

Charlottetown, Canada

Bid a temporary goodbye to Nova Scotia as you ride a ferry to lovely Prince Edward Island. Following lunch, arrive in the provincial capital of Charlottetown for a two-night stay. Enjoy an afternoon walking tour, then settle in at your hotel, just steps from Old Charlottetown's boardwalk and Peake's Wharf. The evening is free to spend as you please.

Breakfast, Lunch

DELTA PRINCE EDWARD

P.E.I. National Park & Green Gables Country

Charlottetown, Canada

Following a morning at leisure in Charlottetown, set out to discover the wildlife-rich salt marshes and dramatic coastal bluffs of Prince Edward Island National Park. You'll find yourself immersed in local culture later in the day as you visit the Green Gables House, the old farmhouse immortalized in Lucy Maud Montgomery's cherished 1908 novel, Anne of Green Gables. Tonight, cap a very special day by digging into a traditional lobster dinner – a must-have experience on P.E.I.

Breakfast, Dinner

DELTA PRINCE EDWARD

Living History at Port-Royal & the Habitation

Charlottetown, Canada

Depart Prince Edward Island and cross the Confederation Bridge to the province of New Brunswick, then return to Nova Scotia once again. Explore French pioneer life from the early 17th century as recreated by costumed interpreters and artisan demonstrators at the Port-Royal National Historic Site and the Habitation, a reconstruction of one of North America's earliest European settlements.

Digby, Canada

Continue on to a two-night stay in Digby; your historic seaside resort was built in 1929 and overlooks the Annapolis Basin and the Bay of Fundy.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DIGBY PINES GOLF RESORT & SPA

Whale Watching at Digby Neck on the Bay of Fundy

Digby, Canada

Set off with a naturalist for a whale watching cruise off Digby Neck on the Bay of Fundy, offering world-renowned whale and bird watching; keep an eye peeled for finback, minke and humpback whales and lots of seals, drawn to the bay's abundant plankton. Back at your resort in Digby, pursue what interests you most in the afternoon, then join us at this evening's farewell reception and dinner at the hotel.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DIGBY PINES GOLF RESORT & SPA

Grand Pré & Your Journey Home

Halifax, Canada

As you head back to Halifax for your journey home, wind your way through Nova Scotia's rich Annapolis Valley farmland to visit Grand-Pré National Historic Site, where the British deported the French Acadians in 1755; the incident inspired Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's famous poem, Evangeline. Tour ends at Halifax International Airport at 11:45 AM.

For guests wishing to extend their stay in Halifax, Tauck can arrange additional nights at The Prince George Hotel; a transfer to Halifax International Airport is included for these bookings. Allow a minimum of two hours for flight check-in.

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Sat, Jul 13, 2019
$3,190.00
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Sat, Aug 31, 2019
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Thu, Sep 05, 2019
$3,690.00
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Sat, Sep 21, 2019
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Thu, Sep 26, 2019
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Important information:

  • All rates listed are per person based on double occupancy and are subject to change without notice. Your land package pricing will be confirmed and guaranteed once your deposit is received and applied to the booking, except where price increases may result from increases in government taxes or fees. Room configurations are subject to availability. Guests added to your party after the booking are priced at the prevailing rate at the time they are added.
  • Reserve your preferred 2020 departure date and we will advise you once the 2020 trip is finalized and priced. You will then have two weeks to cancel; should you cancel, you'll receive a full refund of your trip deposit and the cost of the Travel Protection Product (if purchased with Tauck Tours). If you are making your own air arrangements, do not book your flights until this trip is finalized as start and end cities may change.

ALL guests must carefully verify the existing identification requirements for their particular travel situation DIRECTLY WITH THEIR LOCAL CONSULATES OR EMBASSIES or with a visa service, as these requirements may change. Guests without proper documentation may be denied entry and will not be entitled to a refund
  • 60 days or more before departure: $350.00 per person
  • 59-8 days before departure: $600.00 per person
  • 7-1 days before departure: $900.00 per person
  • On departure day and later: 100% of total price
  • Any changes or cancellations to airline reservations made through Tauck either before or after departure are subject to the cancellation / change policies of the individual airlines. In n some instances these cancellation / change fees may be up to 100% of the ticket price.
  • Cancellation fees may also apply to any additional services, including extra night accommodations, independently supplied services, and optional excursions reserved prior to, during, and after the tour. If flight changes, including, but not limited to, flight cancellations or name changes, are requested after full land and air deposits are received, revision fees, change fees, or airline cancellation fees will apply.
  • All cancellations must be received in writing prior to tour departure. The cancellation policy will apply according to the date that the cancellation notification is received. The MINIMUM cancellation penalty is the deposit amount.
  • The purchase to trip cancellation insurance is strongly recommended.
  • Land only “from price” is per person based on two people sharing a room together and does not include airfare unless expressly stated.
  • All prices are in US Dollars.
  • A $350 non-refundable, non-transferable, per-person, per-vacation deposit is required to reserve space for you. Payment of the deposit indicates you have read and accepted all Terms & Conditions. Your booking is not confirmed until the deposit payment is processed and you receive a confirmation invoice.
  • Final payment is due 75 days prior to departure. Within the final payment date, payment in full is required at time of booking to reserve space. Reservations (land, cruise, and air) are canceled if final payment is not received by the due date.
  • Additional deposits or payments are required for international air added to the start and/or end of your vacation.
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