***DEPARTED SEPTEMBER 18TH***
***DEPARTED SEPTEMBER 18TH***
Meals as indicated: (B) Breakfast, (L) Lunch, (D) Dinner, (C) Coffee.
Day 1, Sept 18th: SK – WINNIPEG MB - Lose 1 hour. Join our tour from Prince Albert, Saskatoon, Regina, Moosomin, Brandon, Winnipeg and if time allows anywhere along the route.
Day 2, Sept 19th: WINNIPEG – THUNDER BAY ON (B) - Lose 1 hour. Admire the 40-metre high Kakabeka Falls, the second highest waterfall in Ontario and has some of the oldest fossils in existence.
Day 3, Sept 20th: THUNDER BAY – SAULT SAINT MARIE ON (B). Visit the Terry Fox Memorial, it offers a panoramic view of Thunder Bay and Lake Superior. Find out where Winnie-the-Pooh originated while in White River. Stop at Agawa Crafts, a “trading post” that showcases talent and wares of local artists.
Day 4, Sept 21st: SAULT SAINT MARIE – OTTAWA ON (B). Enjoy the view as you drive through some of the oldest French settlements in North America, along Lake Huron, with stops in Blind River, Sudbury - home of the Giant Nickel, North Bay and Pembroke.
Day 5, Sept 22nd: OTTAWA sightseeing (B). Begin your day with guided tour of the Parliament Buildings and the nation’s capital. Followed by a step on guided tour through Ottawa. See Rideau Hall and Canal, Prime Minister home, Rockcliffe District, stop for lunch on own at Byward Market. Tour the Royal Canadian Mint, a 1908 Castle-like headquarters with the world’s biggest coin.
Day 6, Sept 23rd: OTTAWA – QUEBEC CITY QC (B). Travel to Montreal, meet a step on guide who will give you a high-lighted tour of the area including Notre-Dame Basilica, Ste-Catherine Street, St-Helen Island, Mont-Royal, the Old Port, Place Jacques Cartier, and St Joseph’s Oratory. Continue on to Quebec City.
Day 7, Sept 24th: QUEBEC SIGHTSEEING (B/L). Step on guide shows you historical sights of Quebec City. Plains of Abraham, Cape Diamond, Place Royal, Joan of Arc Garden, Grande-Allee, Parliament, Place d’ Armes, Chateau Frontenac, Place Royal, Petit Champlain Street, Old King’s Road. Enjoy a traditional French Canadian meal with live folk music at the Sugar Shack. The meal is followed by Maple Taffy on snow and see how Maple Syrup is made. Stop at Montmorency Falls before going to Old Quebec, for strolling, shopping and dinner on own.
Day 8, Sept 25th: QUEBEC – FREDERICTON (B/D) - Lose 1 hour. Farewell to Quebec. Cross into New Brunswick which lies entirely within the Appalachian Mountain range. This afternoon visit Hartland Bridge the world's longest covered bridge. Before settling into hotel have a step on guided tour of Fredericton.
Day 9, Sept 26th: FREDERICTON (FREE DAY for driver) (B). Free morning for you to explore, rest or relax. This afternoon you will visit Prince William - King’s Landing for a guided tour of a living history village nestled in a majestic setting.
Day 10, Sept 27th: FREDERICTON – CHARLOTTETOWN (B/L). Off to Shediak "The Lobster Capital of the World" for an interactive lobster-themed cruise on the bay, with tips to fish, cook and eat your lobster meal. (Other choices offered) Photo op at the Giant Lobster. Next is Hopewell Rocks the place to appreciate a remarkable story interwoven through time, tide, and the intricacies of nature. These are the highest tides in the world. If the tide is low you will have the opportunity to walk on the sea floor. Travel to Jourimain look out point, offering spectacular views of the Confederation Bridge.
Day 11, Sept 28th: CHARLOTTETOWN sightseeing (B). Target Tours presents a guided tour of PE and Charlottetown including North Rustico Harbour, a fishing village, Anne of Green Gables house, the Bluffs, Stanley Bridge, and Founder’s Hall. Dip your toes into the ocean. Return to Charlottetown for a humorous, touching, and truly athletic musical, Anne of Green Gables.
Day 12, Sept 29th: CHARLOTTETOWN – NORTH SYDNEY (B). Explore the history of music legend Anne Murray in Springhill, nestled in the Cobequid Mountain Range. Stop at the Westray Miners Memorial Park where ‘Their light will always shine.’ Travel along the shores of Bras d’ Or Lake. Tour Alexander Graham Bell museum. Short drive to North Sydney for the next 2 nights.
Day 13, Sept 30th: NORTH SYDNEY (B/L). A step on guide takes you along the Cabot Trail, a scenic roadway passing through Cape Breton Highlands National Park. Follow the rugged coastline providing spectacular views of the ocean. Enjoy your Mountain view lunch. Return to North Sydney for overnight.
Day 14, Oct 1st: NORTH SYDNEY – PORT AUX BASQUES (B) - Lose ½ hour. Board the Marine Atlantic Ferry and sail to Newfoundland, one of the best-kept vacation secrets, nestled into the northeast corner of North America. The province offers a leisurely “Old World” pace and is one of the most romantic places in Canada.
Day 15, Oct 2nd: Oct 2 PORT AUX BASQUES – ST ANTHONY (B/L). Stop in Corner Brook, lunch in Rocky Harbour, coffee on own at Torrent River before heading to St Anthony.
Day 16, Oct 3rd: ST ANTHONY – DEER LAKE (B/L). Tour Norstead – a full living village and port of trade as it may have looked during the Viking era. See the Viking knarr “Snorri” ship. Wander through the excavated 11th century remains of a Viking settlement in L’Anse aux Meadows. Walk through Flower Cove’s Thrombolites, these are very rare fossils, remnants of bacteria and algae about 650 million years old. Overnight in Deer Lake.
Day 17, Oct 4th: DEER LAKE – ST JOHN’S (B). Stop in Gander - Silent Witness Memorial, Terra Nova Interpretive Center uncover the mysteries of the ocean by visiting the touch tank, aquarium and underwater camera exhibits. Pit stop in Clarenville before heading to St John’s the capital of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Day 18, Oct 5th: ST JOHN’S sightseeing (FREE DAY for Driver) (B). Meet step on guide for some historic sights like Signal Hill and Cape Spear. This afternoon you will go to the Rooms, dedicated to natural and cultural history with unparalleled views of the harbour city. Next is the Geo Centre cut from the ancient rock of Signal Hill, takes you deep underground to experience the story of planet Earth. This evening stroll along George Street, small two-blocks long known for many bars, pubs and entertainment.
Day 19, Oct 6th: ST JOHN’S – CLARENVILLE (B/L). Lunch at Port Union Coaker Factory interpretation centre. See a collapsed sea cave with a natural archway carved by the sea at Dungeon Park. At the tip of Cape Bonavista tour the 1843 Lighthouse, followed by a tour of Mockbeggar Plantation. The site tells the story of life in Newfoundland in the 30s and 40s and should they join Canada or remain independent. Travel to Trinity known as the "Pearl of Newfoundland Out-ports."
Day 20, Oct 7th: CLARENVILLE – PORT AUX BASQUES (B/D). Drive by Gander airport, one of the largest airport runways in Canada which received worldwide attention for the role it played in safely grounding 38 wide-body planes on 9/11. Visit the Insectarium in Deer Lake, award-winning, interactive museum of nature, features live and mounted insects from around the world. Experience a traditional Newfoundland “Jigg’s dinner” before going to Port aux Basques for overnight.
Day 21, Oct 8th: PORT AUX BASQUES – NORTH SYDNEY (B) - Gain ½ hour. Board the Marine Atlantic Ferry and sail back to mainland. Overnight in North Sydney.
Day 22, Oct 9th: NORTH SYDNEY – HALIFAX (B/C). Enjoy coffee and a sweet at Rita’s Tea Room, a converted one-room schoolhouse which was originally built in 1939. Arrive in Halifax tour the Seaport Farmers Market, the longest continuously running market in North America and proudly hosting over 250 vendors!
Day 23, Oct 10th: HALIFAX sightseeing (B). Tour the Citadel, originally built as a military fortification to protect the Empire from enemies, today its distinctive Clock Tower act as a reminder of Halifax's rich past. Meet step on guide for some highlights of Halifax before heading to Lunenburg with a stop at the three churches in Mahone Bay. Walking tour and lunch on own in Lunenburg. Depart for Peggy’s Cove for a tour and some free time. Return to Halifax for overnight.
Day 24, Oct 11th: HALIFAX – GRAND SAULT (B). Travel to Moncton’s world-famous Magnetic Hill and witness the illusion of vehicles rolling uphill. Stop at the Wharf Village with its unique shopping, delicious food, and tasty treats. Head to St John City Market the oldest continuously operated farmer's market in Canada, to Martello Tower the oldest building in the city and Reversing Falls the unique phenomenon created by the collision of the Bay of Fundy and the Saint John River. Dinner on own in Fredericton then off to Grand Sault for overnight.
Day 25, Oct 12th: GRAND SAULT – KINGSTON (B) - Gain 1 hour. Leave New Brunswick and enter Quebec traveling along the shore of St Lawrence River.
Day 26, Oct 13th: KINGSTON – NIAGARA FALLS (B). This morning is “drive by” tour of Kingston sites, such as Fort Henry, Royal Military College, Bellevue House and the Penitentiary. This afternoon meet your step on guide for some highlights of Toronto before going up the CN Tower, followed by a narrated harbour cruise. Evening drive around Niagara Falls.
Day 27, Oct 14th: NIAGARA FALLS sightseeing (FREE DAY for Driver) (B/D). Double Decker bus and guide will pick you up at the hotel, stop at three major Niagara attractions. The “Whirlpool Aero Car,” you are transported by cable car above Niagara River, offering a wonderful view of Niagara Whirlpool, where the river escapes through the narrowest channel in the gorge. “Journey Behind the Falls,” a unique view of the Falls from below and behind, by access to outdoor observation decks and portals. “Hornblower Boat Cruise,” takes you close to the breathtaking flow of water, power and mist. Tonight is your Windup Banquet with a view of the city all around you.
Day 28, Oct 15th: NIAGARA FALLS – SAULT SAINT MARIE (B). Stops in Barrie, Parry Sound and Espanola.
Day 29, Oct 16th: SAULT SAINT MARIE – THUNDER BAY (B). Travel along Lake Superior and Wawa.
Day 30, Oct 17th: THUNDER BAY – WINIPEG (B) - Gain 1 hour. Stop at Upsala, Dryden and Kenora.
Day 31, Oct 18th: WINNIPEG – HOME (B) - Gain 1 hour. Stops at Brandon, Moosomin, Regina, Saskatoon, Prince Albert.
ITINERARY IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE.
Make the tour fit your schedule. Contact Dana in Prince Albert Office at 1.800.665.0171 for a fly option.
2019 TOUR INCLUDES:
PA Northern Bus Lines, driver, sound and entertainment system, lavatory, comfortable reclining seats and coach cleaned daily.
Hotel accommodations with luggage handling when available. 1 bag per person round-trip (weight 50lbs/23kg or less). Luggage heavier than requirements will be declined.
All breakfasts ranging from continental to full hot buffet.
Meals included 30 Breakfast, 6 Lunch, 3 Dinner, 1 Coffee.
Authentic French Canadian Meal, a Newfoundland Jigg’s Dinner and a traditional “Newfie Screech-In.”
Step on guided tours of Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec City, Fredericton, Charlottetown, St John’s, Halifax, Toronto and Niagara Falls.
Attractions and admissions listed in the itinerary.
Walk on the ocean floor at Hopewell Rocks, drive along Cabot Trail, tour Bonavista, Trinity, Port Union, Norstead, L’Anse aux Meadows, Thrombolites, Signal Hill, Cape Spear, the Rooms, Geo Centre, Lunenburg, Mahone Bay and Peggy’s Cove.
Visit Kakabeka Falls, giant nickel, Parliament Buildings, Canadian Mint, Notre-Dame Basilica, Plains of Abraham, Montmorency Falls, Hartland Bridge, King’s Landing, Magnetic Hill, St John reversing falls, Martello Tower, Confederation Bridge, Anne of Green Gables house and play, Alexander Graham Bell museum, Silent Witness Memorial, lighthouse, sea cave, Mockbeggar Plantation, Terra Nova interpretive center, insectarium, Rita McNeil tea room, Anne Murray Center and more.
Get free time to spend at Byward Market, Old Quebec, Fredericton, St John’s George Street, Halifax Farmer’s Market, St John City Market.
Lobster cruise and lunch at Shediak, a harbour cruise of Toronto.
Ferry transfers on Marine Atlantic to and from Newfoundland.
Hired bus and drivers in Fredericton, St John’s and Niagara Falls.
All tips for drivers, step on guides and tour directors.
Two Professional Tour Directors to welcome you and look after details. Their care and attention insure you have a worry free tour.
PRICE: Based on double occupancy.
$6,099.00 Double / $5,799.00 Triple / $7,699.00 Single / $5,639.00 Quad
ALL TIPS, TAXES & FEES INCLUDED IN THESE PRICES.
DEPOSIT: $500.00 PER PERSON TO SECURE SEAT. BALANCE DUE: July 12, 2019. PAY BY CASH, CHEQUE OR CREDIT CARD.
PASSPORTS: Are not required for this tour, travel CANADA only.
MEDICAL: Passengers MUST have adequate medical insurance.
MANULIFE WORLD TRAVEL INSURANCE: We offer the personalized coverage you need, to be financially protected against the cost of unexpected emergencies that happen prior to or during your trip. For your insurance rates call Dana at Lobstick Travel 1.800.665.0171. Passengers have the option to obtain insurance at their discretion. If you decline or purchase insurance elsewhere, we require our waiver form to be signed and returned to Val.
CANCELLATION: If you must cancel for any reason, contact Dana at Lobstick Travel at 1.800.665.0171 IMMEDIATELY.
CANCELLATION POLICY: Applies the day you notify us.
60 days or more prior to departure - loss of deposit.
59 - 31 days prior to departure - 50% total cost.
30 days or less prior to departure - 100% total cost.