Maritimes Discovery

Set sail from the hustle and bustle of New York to Martha’s Vineyard, where the classic beauty of New England unfolds.

13 Days
New York City to Halifax
From (GBP)
£ 6,995
Dates & Pricing

2019 New York City > Halifax

New York City > Halifax

New England & Maritime Canada
Set sail from the hustle and bustle of New York to Martha’s Vineyard, where the classic beauty of New England unfolds. Explore this picturesque village, once the world’s most important whaling centre. Maritime Canada welcomes with a slower pace of life as you discover the small and historic ports of Nova Scotia.
Tour Map
Tour Code:
D11U
Duration:
13 days
Departure City:
New York City
Return City:
Halifax

13 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - UK > New York City

    Fly from the UK to New York for an overnight stay in a luxurious hotel. Regional airports are available on request.

  2. Day 2 - New York City

    Welcome to New York City, where your journey into wonder begins with a warm greeting by your crew as you step on board Scenic Eclipse. Raise your glass this evening and toast to the start of your cruise.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - Martha’s Vineyard

    The pristine sandy beaches, brightly painted cottages and farmers’ markets wait for you on a visit to ‘The Vineyard’.

    Take a walking tour of Vineyard Haven or discover the African American heritage. Visit a local oyster farm or delight in a tasting tour of local produce.

    Discovery: Take a Scenic Discovery guided bicycle tour or an active birdwatching tour.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - Portland

    Portland has a picturesque working waterfront and historic downtown area.

    Discover Portland’s history on a walking tour or take a trolley bus tour around the city and visit the lighthouse. Uncover the craft brewery scene or take a culinary walking tour. Alternatively, choose to explore the Maine Maritime Museum.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - St. Andrews

    Lying on Passamaquoddy Bay in the Gulf of Maine, St. Andrews is Canada’s oldest seaside resort town and one of the best-preserved examples of colonial heritage in North America.

    Visit the Botanic Gardens or discover this picturesque fishing village on a walking tour. Explore the quaint harbour town of St. John or take a tour to see the marine life along the tidal waterfront.

    Discovery: Take a Scenic Discovery kayak excursion or a bicycle tour.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Lunenburg

    World Heritage-listed Old Town Lunenburg will charm you with its unique architecture and tall ships moored in the harbour.

    Explore this important seaport on a walking tour or discover the historic centre by horse and carriage. You may choose a photography tour or a tour of the interesting architechture.

    Discovery: Scenic Discovery excursions by kayak or bike.

    This evening there is time at your leisure to explore the waterfront precinct.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Louisbourg

    The French military founded the Fortress of Louisbourg in 1713 in honour of Louis XIV. Opening exclusively for Scenic guests, visit the Fortress after hours. Be regaled with tales of days past by the entertaining guides and witness the cannon firing ceremony.

    Choose to learn about the rum matured on site or learn the French way to make hot chocolate.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Charlottetown

    Charlottetown is the birthplace of the Canadian Confederation and the inspiration for Anne of Green Gables.

    This evening witness the record breaking Anne of Green Gables - The Musical™.

    There is time at your leisure to explore the waterfront.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - Charlottetown

    Visit Green Gables Heritage Place and the Anne of Green Gables Museum or discover the city on a walking tour. Alternatively, learn about the influence of Celtic music in this region.

    Discovery: Take a Scenic Discovery excursion by kayak, a hiking tour or a guided bicycle adventure.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - Rose Blanche

    The small community of Rose Blanche welcomes you.

    Join one of the residents for a walking tour of this small community or for a walk to the lighthouse.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  11. Day 11 - Halifax

    Halifax is a vibrant and lively city known for its welcoming hospitality. There is free time to explore the historic waterfront and enter the Museum of Immigration.

    Explore the city or take a culinary tour and visit the Seaport Markets. Alternatively visit the Maritime Museum or take an arts and crafts tour.

    Discovery: Scenic Discovery excursions by kayak or bike.

    Get a taste of the city’s Scottish heritage at the Citadel late afternoon with our private Highlander event

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  12. Day 12 - Halifax > UK

    Your cruise ends this morning as you disembark taking away memories of a truly unforgettable experience. After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport for your overnight flight home.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  13. Day 13 - Arrive UK

    Welcome home.

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