Atlantic Canada

The four provinces that make up Atlantic Canada are home to amazing scenery, plentiful wildlife and some of the best seafood in the world.

Almost completely surrounded by ocean, the province of Nova Scotia is a place where the pace of life slows down and the smell of sea air surrounds you. Overlooking the beautiful Bay of Fundy, a visit to New Brunswick is where you’ll find rivers and coastal islands ideal for outdoor activities and charming Acadian villages.

Although small in size, Prince Edward Island is full of charm and beauty and remains very traditional. Newfoundland and Labrador are home to three National Parks, a National Park Reserve, wilderness and ecological reserves and breathtaking botanical gardens.

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Discover Atlantic Canada

Atlantic Canada is made up of the four provinces of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Newfoundland

and Labrador and Canada’s smallest province Prince Edward Island.

Things to do in Atlantic Canada

  • Shop for local produce at St. John City Market, New Brunswick
  • Admire the Reversing Falls created by tidal rapids on the St John River
  • Search for whales and dolphins in the Bay of Fundy
  • Marvel at the colourful houses wedged into the rock face at The Battery, St John’s
  • Discover whaling history at Red Bay UNESCO World Heritage site
  • Enjoy a hike at Gros Morne National Park and admire the views of Ten Mile Pond
  • Go tidal bore rafting in Nova Scotia
  • Drive the scenic Cabot Trail on Cape Breton Island
  • Explore the 900 acres of sand dunes in Greenwich via boardwalks and trails
  • Cycle the Confederation Trail in Prince Edward Island National Park

Getting There

By Air – Direct flights from the UK get you to Halifax in Nova Scotia in 5 hours 30 minutes. Regular flights from Toronto to Charlottetown on Prince Edward Island take around 2 hours.

By Road – Drive time from Montreal to New Brunswick is around 8 hours 30 minutes. From New Brunswick to Nova Scotia is a further 3-5 hour drive.

By Boat – From Nova Scotia, the Marine Atlantic ferry connects passengers to Newfoundland with crossing times about 6 hours.

Atlantic Canada Hotels

Our diverse selection of hotels in the provinces that make up Atlantic Canada are all chosen for their location and incredible value for money.

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Full Refund or Free Re-Booking - if you have to cancel your holiday or part of it due to UK government recommendation not to travel.

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