11 Day Cruise from USD$3,617
COLOURFUL FISHING PORTS. LIVELY MUSIC. RICH HISTORY. INCREDIBLE WILDLIFE.
The islands of Canada’s Atlantic coast feature a rich and diverse culture, found in small fishing communities and remote out ports. The area is well known for its Celtic traditions and the music and cuisine of the region is celebrated the world over. Historically, this is one of the most fascinating places in North America.
Our exploration of Eastern Canada’s Maritime region starts and ends in the historical town of Louisbourg, situated on Cape Breton Island. The region also offers a staggering abundance of wildlife, including prolific birdlife, numerous seal and whale species and we even encounter the fabled wild horses of Sable Island. Beaches and lagoons provide viewing opportunities for numerous shorebirds and as we cruise towards the mouth of the St Lawrence River, we hope to see the great baleen whales such as the humpback, minke and blue whale – as well as grey and harp seals.
These rich feeding grounds act as a magnet for wildlife. A ship-based exploration allows us to visit places that are otherwise inaccessible or difficult to get to for land-based visitors, all achieved within a manageable time frame. Daily shore excursions with expert guides, a range of wonderful activities and an inspired dining menu make this an ideal way to experience this enchanting region of Canada.
- Visit remote fishing ports and local communities rich in culture and history
- Enjoy an exciting range of activities, on shore and on water such as sea kayaking
- Explore the local cuisine of the region including world famous lobster
- Experience a ‘touch of France’ when visiting the islands of St Pierre and Miquelon
NOVA SCOTIA – QUEBEC – NEWFOUNDLAND, CANADA
02 JULY 2019
CRUISE, NATURE AND WILDLIFE