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Luxury

Atlantic Canada Exploration

Halifax to St John’s
19 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: UTE19
  • Trip Highlights
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Travel & Accommodation

Trip Highlights

Iceberg Capital of the World

View 10,000-year-old icebergs of every shape and size as you cruise Newfoundland's legendary Iceberg Alley.

Traditional Viking Dinner

Enjoy a traditional Viking buffet in North America’s only sod-covered dinner theatre.

Interactive Lobster Cruise

While cruising Shediac Bay a retired lobster fisherman will show you how to crack and eat a freshly cooked lobster.

Your Vacation Includes

  • Expert APT Tour Director
  • Transfers, porterage and gratuities
  • Guaranteed maximum 20 guests
  • 2019 season runs for 20 days (UTE20)
  • Luxury dining – a total of 35 meals
  • Freedom of Choice Inclusions in five locations

Map & Itinerary

Canada & Alaska UTE19 Map 2020
Halifax to St John’s

Designed Exclusively for APT guests

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

These once-in-a-lifetime moments allow you to experience an unforgettable world of exclusive moments, incredible cultures and charming surprises

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Dining

Choose from a variety of included dining options sure to tantalise the tastebuds of every guest

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Personalise your holiday with a choice of included sightseeing options sure to leave you with lifelong memories

Once you’ve landed, be taken to your hotel.

Stay: Two Nights, Halifax, Prince George Hotel

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Arriving at Peggy’s Cove before the crowds, you’ll be able to enjoy the beauty of the area and its iconic lighthouse over breakfast.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Dining

Enjoy the freedom to choose where to have dinner at your hotel.


Indulge in a moment of quiet at Peggy’s Cove. Afterwards, set off on an exploration of the city and have dinner at your hotel.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Your day ends with a lobster-themed cruise on Shediac Bay where you’ll enjoy freshly cooked crustacean for dinner.


Located just between Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, travel to the Bay of Fundy today. See the world’s highest tides and the World Heritage-listed Joggins Fossil Cliffs.

Stay: Hôtel Shediac

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
Small quaint church, Canada

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Maybe visit Hopewell Rocks at the Bay of Fundy, or see some local Acadian theatre.


This morning choose the sightseeing that strikes your fancy. Later, explore the setting of Anne of Green Gables. Cross Prince Edward Island National Park on your way to Charlottetown.

Stay: Charlottetown, The Great George

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

At the village of Baddeck experience a Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh, a celebration of the region’s Scottish culture through music, song and dance.


Explore Charlottetown on a guided discovery. Cross Northumberland Strait by ferry and travel to Cape Breton. A Signature Experience awaits this evening.

Stay: Two Nights, Baddeck, Inverary Resort

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Today you join the Cabot Trail through Cape Breton Highlands National Park. An astounding array of wilderness, you’re absolutely spoiled with discovery today. Also take a moment to visit the Gaelic College where the practice of maintaining culture and heritage is strong.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Visit the Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site this morning for a glimpse into the life of the famous inventor. See personal artefacts and mementos before continuing to the Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site where the daily activities of 300 years ago come through to today. Afterwards, make your way to North Sydney where you’ll board a ferry for your overnight journey.

Stay: Overnight ferry to Port aux Basques, in a 2 Berth Private Cabin

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

This evening, you’ll be treated to a special dinner featuring four of Gros Morne’s top-rated restaurants.


Travel to Gros Morne National Park on the coast of Newfoundland. This evening, dinner is a special Signature Experience.

Stay: Two Nights, Norris Point, Neddies Harbour Inn

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Maybe cruise along Western Brook Pond and visit a restored fishing premise. Otherwise, cruise Bonne Bay and visit the local marine station to learn about native marine flora and fauna.


Because of its beautiful natural surrounds, a couple of nature-based Freedom of Choice options are on the table today.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Later on, the Nordic scene is set with a traditional Viking buffet in North America’s only sod-covered dinner theatre.


Tour the L’Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site before a Signature Experience.

Stay: St Anthony, Grenfell Heritage Hotel & Suites

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Head to the 19th-century fishing village and settlement of Battle Harbour by ferry.

Stay: Two Nights, Battle Harbour Heritage Properties

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Set off on a leisurely boat cruise, or hike around Great Caribou Island.


On a morning walking tour of the settlement, learn the history of Battle Harbour. After lunch, choose a Freedom of Choice experience.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Ferry back to the mainland to tour Labrador.

Stay: L’Anse au Clair, Northern Light Inn

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Head to St Barbe and Gros Morne National Park. Along the way, you’ll stop in at Port au Choix National Historic Site.

Stay: Cow Head, Shallow Bay Motel

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Traverse central Newfoundland to Twillingate. Pause in Boyd’s Cove to pay a visit to the Beothuk Interpretation Centre.

Stay: Two Nights, Twillingate, Anchor Inn Hotel & Suites

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Later, keep your eyes peeled for humpback whales along Iceberg Alley as they slip and slide between the icebergs.


At the Long Point Lighthouse and Prime Berth Fishing and Heritage Centre you’ll have the chance to touch a sei whale skeleton. A Signature Experience is on the table for later.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

Continue to St John’s, North America’s oldest city and visit Terra Nova National Park.

Stay: Two Nights, St John’s, JAG Boutique Hotel

Daily :
  • Breakfast

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Cruise through Witless Bay Ecological Reserve or picnic at Ferryland Lighthouse.


Enjoy a morning city tour of this old seaport before choosing which sightseeing you’d rather. Tonight, a farewell dinner is served.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Say goodbye to fellow travellers, and be taken to the airport after breakfast.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

Travel & Accommodation

Small Group Journey

Be joined by no more than 19 other guests on your Small Group Journey.

Atlantic Canada

The east of Canada is so rarely explored, so take in the wonders of this Atlantic region.

Heritage Properties

Head to the fishing village of Battle Harbour and spend two nights at Heritage Properties.

We know that great service is more than just taking care of you on holiday… it’s the unprecedented warmth, care and consideration you’ll be afforded from your first call until after your return home