Day 1 - UK to Halifax
Fly from the UK to Halifax by scheduled airline, with meals, drinks and seatback entertainment all provided. On arrival make your way to you your chosen hotel in Halifax, for the start of your adventure. After your arrival in Canada, you need to spend a night in a hotel prior to picking up your motorhome tomorrow. This is a great opportunity to explore this vibrant, historic port town.
Hotel: Hampton Inn by Hilton or similar
Day 2 - Lunenburg (59 miles)
After enjoying a night exploring Halifax, make your way to the motorhome depot to collect your motorhome. Enjoy a gentle drive along the south shore and be enriched by the amazing ocean views, visit the charming coastal communities of Peggys’ Cove, Chester & Mahone Bay before pressing onto the town of Lunenburg that is a UNESCO world heritage site
Day 3 - Kejimkujik National Park (71 miles)
Before leaving Lunenburg this morning, it’s worth taking a short harbour cruise and then visiting the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic to learn about the town’s importance during the fisheries boom. By mid-afternoon continue along the south shore before heading inland to Kejimkujik National Park were you will spend the evening.
Days 4 & 5 - Digby (65 miles)
Spend the day enjoying all that Kejimkujik National Park has to offer, anything from canoeing to hiking and cycling. This is a wonderful National Park that has an abundance of wildlife and also North America’s largest collection of Petroglyphs. By late afternoon continue your journey heading towards Digby where you can spend the next couple of nights. On your second day be sure to head to Digby Neck for the opportunity to see the whales of the Bay of Fundy. In summer the bay provides feeding and mating grounds for the Finback, Humpback, Minke & Right Whales.
Days 6 & 7 - Fundy National Park (127 miles)
This morning jump on the Bay Ferry over to the neighbouring province of New Brunswick and make your way along the Fundy Coast to the Fundy Trail Parkway. Breathtaking vistas, flora and fauna await you in this multiuse coastal experience hugging New Brunswick’s majestic Bay of Fundy. As you drive along the 11km coastal roadway, take time to stop at the observation decks, you might just catch sight of some whales! After enjoying some time here, it is time to set off to Fundy National Park. Take advantage of the park’s natural setting, explore the forest and discover the creatures of the inter-tidal zone.
Days 8 & 9 - Kouchibouguac National Park (133 miles)
Today you set off to Hopewell Rocks, The Ocean Tidal Exploration Site and home to the world’s highest tides! Here you can walk on the Bay of Fundy’s ocean floor. The gravitational pull of the sun and moon causes tides that rise and fall up to an incredible 48 foot twice a day – every day! Finally end your journey at Kouchibouguac (Koushe-boo-gwack) National Park, a fascinating mosaic of bogs, salt marshes, tidal rivers, sparkling freshwater systems, sheltered lagoons, abandoned fields and tall forests.
Days 10 & 11 - Charlottetown (146 miles)
Today you cross over the Confederation Bridge and onto Prince Edward Island, the home of Anne of Green Gables. If you have ever read the book and wondered if it is a real place, you will want to come and visit this magical setting. Enjoy one of the three tourist coastal drives which are clearly marked along the way, with colourful signage, no doubt as you enjoy the beautiful scenery you will also spot a few of the lighthouses that the island is so famous for, there are about 50!
Day 12 - Lake Ainslie (155 miles)
This morning you arrive by ferry into the town of Pictou known as the birthplace of Nova Scotia. After lunch drive north to Cape Breton Island referred to as a maritime masterpiece before finally ending your day at Lake Ainslie. When you arrive, its worth visiting the Hector Heritage Centre and step aboard an exact replica of the Ship Hector that brought the first Scottish settlers to Nova Scotia.
Days 13 & 14 - Cape Breton Highlands National Park (77 miles)
This morning, take a slight detour to the coastal town of Inverness, known for its warm ocean waters and Mermaids Tears (coloured sea glass that washes up along this coastline) – it’s a beachcombers dream. Then head north to Margaree Harbour and join the famous Cabot Trail, a stunning driving trail that goes from sea-level to a 3,000 foot elevation, runs along two coast lines (the Gulf of St Lawrence and the Atlantic) and through a National Park – simply stunning!
Day 15 - Halifax (282 miles)
It’s a long drive today and your last chance to enjoy the delights of the eastern shore or visit Martinique Beach before your final stop back in Halifax.
Day 16 - Depart Halifax
When you wake this morning it’s time to pack up and head towards the depot. After returning your vehicle, make your way to the airport for your flight back to the UK. You could of course choose to spend some extra time here in Halifax.
Day 17 - Arrive in the UK
Arrive back into the UK this morning where your holiday sadly comes to an end. If you would like, we can organise a transfer from the airport to get you back to your front door.
17 day Motorhome Holiday - from £557
With flights from £1036
- Extend your motorhome hire and/or route
- Add extra nights in Halifax, before or after your motorhome hire
- Choose to fly Economy, Premium, Business or First Class
Prices are per person, based on 2 sharing a motorhome. Rates and Terms & Conditions may vary for 2021/22 travel. Motorhome rates operate on a best available price basis, please contact your consultant for an accurate quote. Motorhome upgrades are available on request and subject to availability. Call us now to talk to a Canada Expert about your Motorhome Holiday. A refundable credit card bond of up to $1500 is required on all hires. The booking of campsites is the responsibility of the customer, during holiday seasons and nearer the date of arrival availability and prices will vary.