10-Day Newfoundland and Maritime Tour from Halifax to Moncton

Multi-day & Extended Tours, HI Halifax Hostel to C'mon Inn - 47 Fleet St, Moncton, NB

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Nova Scotia, Newfoundland, and New Brunswick are provinces with stunning scenery, captivating coastlines, treasured traditions and wonderful wildlife that will take your breath away! On this 10-day tour, hike to the summit of the incredible Gros Morne Mountain, explore the beaches and trails of Cape Breton Island, observe humpback, minke, pilot whales and more on a whale watching cruise, kayak through the amazing fjords in Norris Point, and get “Screeched in” on George Street, St. Johns.
Day 1 : Halifax to Pleasant Bay (Cape Breton)After a friendly welcome from your guide, head towards the Cape Breton Highlands, which are home to Canada's Scottish heritage. You’ll hike the famous Skyline Trail. Stay in a hostel located on the Cape Breton Road. (Dinner included).Day 2: Pleasant Bay to Baddeck (Bear on the Lake Cape Breton)This morning, you have the option to take an amazing whale watching tour in the Atlantic Ocean (own expense). Drive along the Cabot trail and stop for an easy hike up the Skyline Ridge. Spend this evening beside the lake and roast some marshmallows at the campfire. (Dinner included).Day 3: Baddeck to Norris PointBoard the ferry to Newfoundland (6 hours). Drive to Norris Point, a picturesque coastal community located near Gros Morne National Park. Day 4: Gros Morne National ParkTake advantage of the many optional activities available, including sea kayaking, boat tour through freshwater fjords, or the famous hike up Gros Morne Mountain. In the evening, relax and enjoy dinner cooked by your guide. (Dinner included).Day 5: Norris Point to BotwoodSpend time hiking in Gros Morne National park before you drive to the town of Botwood. Botwood is centered around its sheltered, deep water port. Depending on the time of year, you may be able to see some magnificent icebergs floating by. At night, you'll have a group meal at the hostel (included).Day 6: Botwood to Trinity EastContinue your drive through the Bonavista Peninsula to a small town called Trinity East. Here, you'll explore the area by walking the famous Skerwink Trail. After a full day of hiking, enjoy a relaxing group dinner. (Dinner included).Day 7: Trinity East to St. John'sStop at St. Johns, one of North America’s oldest cities. Join your guide for a city walk and then relax (or party) with some drinks on George Street which is known for its many pubs and bars. This is your opportunity to get “Screeched in” at a local pub!Day 8: St. John'sEnjoy a free day in St. Johns.Day 9: St. John’s to FerryOn the way back to the mainland, take note that this area has the world's largest puffin colony, the world's southernmost caribou herd, and some of the world's oldest and rarest marine fossils. You will board the ferry in the early evening for an overnight adventure across the sea!Day 10: Ferry to MonctonJourney back into New Brunswick today and stop to take a tour of Hopewell Rocks, where you can see and learn about the incredible tidal changes which are some of the largest in the world! Tonight, join your guide for a city walk and night out on the town!

What’s included

  • 10 nights accommodation in shared dorm
  • 4 dinners
  • All ferry crossing fees
  • Accommodation in dorm bed on overnight ferry
  • All national/provincial park entrance fees
  • Driver and Guide Services

What’s not included

  • Gratuities (optional)

Highlights

  • Close encounter with wildlife
  • All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Multi-Day Trip
  • Small-group tour

Itinerary

Day 10: Ferry to Moncton Journey back into New Brunswick today and stop to take a tour of Hopewell Rocks, where you can see and learn about the incredible tidal changes which are some of the largest in the world! Tonight, join your guide for a city walk and night out on the town!
Day 2: Pleasant Bay to Baddeck (Bear on the Lake Cape Breton) This morning, you have the option to take an amazing whale watching tour in the Atlantic Ocean (own expense). Drive along the Cabot trail and stop for an easy hike up the Skyline Ridge. Spend this evening beside the lake and roast some marshmallows at the campfire. (Dinner included).
Day 3: Baddeck to Norris Point Board the ferry to Newfoundland (6 hours). Drive to Norris Point, a picturesque coastal community located near Gros Morne National Park. 
Day 4: Gros Morne National Park Take advantage of the many optional activities available, including sea kayaking, boat tour through freshwater fjords, or the famous hike up Gros Morne Mountain. In the evening, relax and enjoy dinner cooked by your guide. (Dinner included).
Day 5: Norris Point to Botwood Spend time hiking in Gros Morne National park before you drive to the town of Botwood. Botwood is centered around its sheltered, deep water port. Depending on the time of year, you may be able to see some magnificent icebergs floating by. At night, you'll have a group meal at the hostel (included).
Day 6: Botwood to Trinity East Continue your drive through the Bonavista Peninsula to a small town called Trinity East. Here, you'll explore the area by walking the famous Skerwink Trail. After a full day of hiking, enjoy a relaxing group dinner. (Dinner included).
Day 7: Trinity East to St. John's Stop at St. Johns, one of North America’s oldest cities. Join your guide for a city walk and then relax (or party) with some drinks on George Street which is known for its many pubs and bars. This is your opportunity to get “Screeched in” at a local pub!
Day 8: St. John's Enjoy a free day in St. Johns.
Day 9: St. John’s to Ferry On the way back to the mainland, take note that this area has the world's largest puffin colony, the world's southernmost caribou herd, and some of the world's oldest and rarest marine fossils. You will board the ferry in the early evening for an overnight adventure across the sea!
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