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Luxury

Atlantic Canada Exploration

Halifax to St John’s
20 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: UTE20
  • Small Group Discovery
  • Qantas Frequent Flyer
  • Trip Highlights
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Travel & Accommodation

Trip Highlights

Interactive Lobster Cruise

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

A Viking Feast

At the Leifsburdir dinner theatre, be part of a Viking court of law while feasting on a buffet inspired by the Vikings.

Iceberg Capital of the World

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

Your Vacation Includes

  • The services of a dedicated Canadian APT Tour Director
  • A 19-night Small Group Discovery of Atlantic Canada
  • Three Nights in Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • APT's Freedom of Choice Inclusions in five locations
  • Finest dining - a total of 36 meals

Map & Itinerary

North America Map UTE20 2019

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™ - Sightseeing

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

Be met on arrival in Halifax today. Be welcomed by a kilted APT representative and transferred to your hotel.

Stay: Two Nights, Halifax, Prince George Hotel

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Wind along the scenic Lighthouse Route to Peggy’s Cove, or explore the vineyards of Annapolis Valley for wine and cheese tasting.


As part of a city tour, experience the firing of the noon gun at the Citadel National Historic Site and learn about the local connection to the Titanic disaster. Later, choose your sightseeing activity. This evening, enjoy a special dinner.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Your day ends with a lobster-themed cruise on Shediac Bay to feast on freshly cooked local lobster.


Travel to the west coast of Nova Scotia to the Bay of Fundy. Here, you’ll discover the world’s highest tides.

Stay: Shediac, Hôtel Shediac

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Visit Hopewell Rocks on the shores of the Bay of Fundy and enjoy the unique chance to walk along the ocean floor. Or, spend time in Le Pays de la Sagouine, a replica of a prohibition-era fishing village.


Select one of two Freedom of Choice activities. Explore the setting of Anne of Green Gables before crossing Prince Edward Island National Park towards Charlottetown.

Stay: Charlottetown, The Great George

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

At the village of Baddeck experience a Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh.


Explore Charlottetown on a guided tour.

Stay: Two Nights, Baddeck, Lynwood Inn

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Visit the Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site and stop at the fishing village of Cheticamp. Later, join the Cabot Trail.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

In Sydney, hear a tune from the world’s largest fiddle. Travel back to Halifax.

Stay: Halifax, Prince George Hotel

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

Today, board a flight to Deer Lake Regional Airport (flight not included) on the majestic island of Newfoundland. On arrival, transfer to your hotel.

Stay: Deer Lake Motel

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  • Breakfast
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

This evening, savour a meal featuring four of Gros Morne’s top-rated restaurants.


Travel to nearby Gros Morne National Park.

Stay: Two Nights, Norris Point, Neddies Harbour Inn

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Perhaps cruise along Western Brook Pond and admire the sheer 700 metre tall cliffs that soar from deep blue waters, followed by a moderate hike and a visit to The Tablelands. Otherwise, take a gentle walk in Cow Head, then cruise Bonne Bay.


Today presents the outstanding opportunity to explore Gros Morne National Park your way with a selection of included sightseeing options available.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Enjoy an evening in the only sod-covered dinner theatre in North America, savouring a traditional Viking buffet.


Stop for a guided tour of the L’Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site.

Stay: St Anthony, Grenfell Heritage Hotel and Suites

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Board a ferry to Blanc Sablon and continue to Labrador, where you will board your ferry to the historic settlement of Battle Harbour, a restored, 19th-century fishing village.

Stay: Two Nights, Battle Harbour Heritage Properties

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Perhaps enjoy a leisurely cruise along the rugged coastline and spotting a number of smaller fishing villages. Alternatively, take the short journey to Great Caribou Island where you may like to hike through the landscapes.


On a morning walking tour of the settlement, learn the history of Battle Harbour from your local guide. After lunch, choose your sightseeing activity.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Ferry back to the mainland and tour Labrador. Highlights include the Red Bay National Historic Site and Point Amour Lighthouse.

Stay: L’Anse-au-Clair, Northern Light Inn

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Head back to St Barbe via ferry and return to Gros Morne National Park. En route, visit Port au Choix National Historic Site to learn about the ancient cultures born here.

Stay: Cow Head, Shallow Bay Motel

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Traverse central Newfoundland to stunning Twillingate, one of the most picturesque outports in all of Newfoundland. Stop in Boyd’s Cove to visit the Beothuk Interpretation Centre.

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

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Visit the Long Point Lighthouse and Prime Berth Fishing and Heritage Centre. Touch a Sei whale skeleton and view life under the sea courtesy of the live underwater camera. Later, set sail down Iceberg Alley, looking out for humpback whales at play.

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  • Breakfast

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

Stay: Two Nights, Delta St John’s Hotel

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  • Breakfast
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Perhaps choose to search for puffins on a boat tour of Witless Bay Ecological Reserve before a visit to Cape Spear National Historic Site, the most easterly point in North America. Alternatively, savour a picnic lunch at the historic Ferryland Lighthouse.


Enjoy a morning city tour of this old seaport. Choose your sightseeing experience. Tonight, enjoy a Farewell Dinner.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Transfer to the airport for your onward flight.

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  • Breakfast

Travel & Accommodation

Small Group Discovery

With a maximum of only 20 guests, explore destinations in-depth and make genuine connections with your guides

Explore Atlantic Canada

From icebergs to historic towns and unique wildlife, discover Atlantic Canada and all its wonders

Battle Harbour Heritage Homes

Spend two nights in a restored heritage Inn on the island of Battle Harbour, rich in Viking history and stunning scenery

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