Place Jacques-Cartier, Quebec

1836 Lighthouse, Cape Spear, Newfoundland and Labrador

Basilica of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré, Quebec

Confederation Bridge, PEI

St. John’s Cityscape, Newfoundland and Labrador Tourism. Credit: Barrett & MacKay Photography

Group Photo


Newfoundland and Best of the Maritimes

Fly to and return from Toronto

DEPARTURE: Leave from any city | Fly to and return from Toronto

Fly to Toronto to experience the many flavours of Eastern Canada and the unique world of Atlantic Canada.  A tour of contrasts as you view the sophistication of Toronto and Montreal, the beauty of Ottawa, the historical charm of Quebec City and the incredible scenery of the 1000 Islands area.  Sample the rugged beauty of the east coast and the rich cultural heritage of New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia and Newfoundland.  Return through Quebec and Ontario to experience the magnificent Niagara Falls before returning home.



  • Guaranteed date
    • 2024 Departure Date
    • 25 days | September 15, 2024
    • Canada East
    • Flight / Motorcoach
    • Passport Not Required

Home Cities to Toronto

Your Exciting Holiday begins as you board your jet and fly to Toronto.  Upon arrival transfer independently to your airport hotel where you have been pre-registered.  A complimentary AIRPORT SHUTTLE is provided to the Hilton Garden Inn Toronto Airport.  This evening features an informal WELCOME MEET and GREET. 


Toronto to Ottawa

After departing Canada’s largest city, enjoy the scenic 1000 Islands Parkway enroute to Canada’s capital.  Tour this beautiful city with a local STEP-ON GUIDE before arriving at your hotel, conveniently located to give you time to explore the area at leisure.


Ottawa to Montreal to Quebec City

(2 nights) Start your day with a GUIDED TOUR of PARLIAMENT before leaving Ottawa.  Enjoy a driving tour through the historic city of Montreal and continue to Quebec City, the oldest French settlement in North America.  Enjoy a fun evening featuring DINNER at an authentic SUGAR SHACK – a perfect ending to an interesting day.


Quebec City

Accompanied by a local expert, explore over 400 years of history as portrayed on a GUIDED TOUR of this fortified city. The day includes stops at the famous shrine of STE-ANNE-DE-BEAUPRE and an OLD-FASHIONED BAKE OVEN and cafeteria renowned for its maple butter, while driving Canada’s oldest road.


Quebec City to Fredericton

Visit ST-JEAN-PORT-JOLI to see the works of the famous woodcarvers.  Continue into the first of the Atlantic Provinces, New Brunswick.  HARTLAND COVERED BRIDGE National Historic Site (longest in the world) is only an introduction to what lies ahead in the unique world of Atlantic Canada.  Overnight in Fredericton.


Fredericton to Charlottetown

(2 nights) Your morning drive through the rolling hills and dairy region of New Brunswick brings you to MAGNETIC HILL in Moncton. Test your sense of perception on how vehicles coast uphill!  Visit the fishing village of SHEDIAC for a photo opportunity with the WORLD’S LARGEST LOBSTER.  Cross the Northumberland Strait via CONFEDERATION BRIDGE to arrive in Prince Edward Island for a two-night stay.  This curved, 12.9km (8mile) long bridge is the longest in the world crossing ice-covered water. Experience a true “Island Tradition” tonight at an INCLUDED LOBSTER DINNER. (meal option available)


Charlottetown Area

With a LOCAL GUIDE see the unique sights of the island including GREEN GABLES HERITAGE PLACE, CAVENDISH BEACH and CHARLOTTETOWN.  The evening is free to relax or explore on your own! From strolling the waterfront to being entertained at Confederation Centre of the Arts, the options are sure to please.


Charlottetown to Sydney

Leaving Canada’s smallest ‘red-soiled’ province, travel to Wood Islands and board the FERRY for mainland Nova Scotia. Drive across the Strait of Canso, the deepest causeway in the world, to arrive in Cape Breton Island. Enjoy a short DRIVING TOUR of Sydney on the way to your hotel for overnight.


Sydney via Ferry to Port Aux Basques

Board the MARINE ATLANTIC FERRY at North Sydney for a six-hour crossing to Port aux Basques, Newfoundland for overnight.


Port Aux Basques to Gros Morne to Deer Lake

Discover some of the world’s most spectacular scenery today as you leave the Trans-Canada Highway and drive to GROS MORNE NATIONAL PARK, designated a World Heritage Site. The steep cliffs, deep lakes and quaint fishing villages are a photographer’s dream.  Tour the park’s DISCOVERY CENTRE overlooking Bonne Bay and enjoy lunch in Woody Point prior to arrival in Deer Lake for overnight. 


Deer Lake to Port Blandford/Clarenville

Today’s route brings you through TERRA NOVA NATIONAL PARK, the most easterly of Canada’s national parks. Relax and share your favourite stories tonight among friends at an INCLUDED DINNER.


Port Blandford/Clarenville to Bonavista to St. John’s

(3 nights) This morning visit the RYAN PREMISES National Historic Site displaying the history of the people involved in the fishing industry. Visit the lighthouse at CAPE BONAVISTA before departing for St. John’s, the provincial capital, for a three-night stay. 


St. John’s

A GUIDED CITY TOUR        introduces you to one of the oldest European settlements in North America.  Drive the Avalon Peninsula to CAPE SPEAR, home of the oldest lighthouse in the province and most easterly point on the continent.  From here you are closer to the British Isles than from anywhere else in North America.  The evening is free for you to enjoy.


St. John’s

A FREE DAY to explore the oldest city in Canada on your own.  Experience one of the many downtown pubs, enjoy a shopping spree or visit some of the small shops offering unique items as you savour the many flavours of Newfoundland.


St. John’s to Gander

Heading west, follow the rocky coastline of Conception Bay through the quaint villages of Foxtrop, Holyrood, Harbour Grace and Carbonear on your way to Heart’s Content for a visit to the CABLE STATION PROVINCIAL HISTORIC SITE.  Continue to Gander, known as an important refueling stop for military aircraft crossing the Atlantic during World War II, as well as the town that inspired the now-renowned musical “Come From Away”. A fun evening ahead as you are treated to a unique SCREECH-IN CEREMONY and INCLUDED DINNER, the traditional “Newfoundland Welcome”.


Gander to Port aux Basques

Before leaving Gander, tour the AIRPORT with a LOCAL GUIDE and experience stories of the 9/11 tragedy from those who welcomed the world into their homes. Proceed along the Trans-Canada Highway through Newfoundland’s central region, rich in wildlife, cradle of the forest industry and once home of the Beothuk people. Return to Port aux Basques for overnight.


Port aux Basques via Ferry to Baddeck

(2 nights) Reboard the FERRY for your return trip to Cape Breton Island.  Continue to the enjoyable resort town of Baddeck for a two-night stay.



The spectacular scenery of Cape Breton Island unfolds during a circle tour of the CABOT TRAIL.  Enjoy picture stops and a PICNIC LUNCH as you travel through CAPE BRETON HIGHLANDS NATIONAL PARK with its coastal mountain peaks, quaint seaports and rugged coastline. Savour a taste of Nova Scotia tonight with an INCLUDED DINNER.


Baddeck to Halifax

(2 nights) While at the ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL MUSEUM, discover the spirit of innovation and creativity as you view the many exhibits of this famous inventor who spent much of his life here. Continue your journey to Halifax, Nova Scotia’s capital, to the centrally located Atlantica Hotel for two nights. Be impressed by the natural beauty of this harbourfront setting. 



Start your day with an introduction to Atlantic Canada’s largest city during a GUIDED TOUR including the historic CITADEL. Enjoy a visit to the CANADIAN MUSEUM OF IMMIGRATION at PIER 21, where you have a chance to research the arrival of your ancestors.  Pier 21 was the entry point for 1.5 million immigrants, war brides, displaced people, evacuee children and Canadian military personnel from 1928-1971. The call of the ocean and beauty of the sea will lure you to one of Canada’s most popular stops in Atlantic Canada, PEGGY’S COVE.  With its lighthouse sitting on a massive granite ledge, this cove is a mecca for artists and photographers alike.  Enjoy a late afternoon visit and INCLUDED DINNER in this very East Coast locale.


Halifax to Saint John

“Spread your tiny wings and tour away” while at the ANNE MURRAY CENTRE in Springhill, hometown of Canada’s famous “Snowbird”.  Re-enter New Brunswick and stop in HOPEWELL CAPE, location of the highest tides in the world.  View the Flower Pot Rocks carved by the Fundy tides.  These peculiar formations are forested islands at high tide and resemble flowerpots at low tide.  Travel through FUNDY NATIONAL PARK and arrive in Canada’s Loyalist City, Saint John. Before arriving at your hotel, witness the REVERSING RAPIDS where the Bay of Fundy’s highest tides pour, push and rise into the Saint John River to reverse its direction.


Saint John to Levis

Saying “Goodbye to the Maritimes”, retrace your steps along the Saint John River into Quebec.  Marvel at the change in fall colours since making your way east.  Follow the St. Lawrence River and arrive in the small, picturesque city of Levis with its village-like feel. Enjoy the view of Quebec City directly across the river.


Levis to Whitby

Following the South Shore route through Quebec, bypass Montreal to return to Ontario.  Your overnight will be in the suburban town of Whitby, home during World War II to the top-secret Camp X, a British/Canadian spy training facility rumoured to have trained famous authors Roald Dahl and Ian Fleming.


Whitby to Niagara Falls

Enroute to the Niagara Peninsula area, experience a spectacular view of Canada’s largest city from Toronto’s CN TOWER. After lunch arrive in Niagara Falls with time to view the famous Clifton Hill before getting up close on a “Voyage to the Falls” boat tour by NIAGARA CITY CRUISES.  Join your travel companions this evening for a HOSTED FAREWELL DINNER with a panoramic view of one of the world’s greatest wonders.


Niagara Falls to Home

Your Newfoundland and Best of the Maritimes tour comes to an end as you return to Toronto with an interesting drive through the quaint village of NIAGARA ON THE LAKE.  Arrival time at Toronto airport is planned to allow for early evening flights.      

Included in Your Holiday

  • First class transportation on an air-conditioned, washroom equipped motorcoach
  • Quality accommodation and tax
  • Services of an experienced Tour Director and Driver
  • Baggage handling, one average piece per person
  • Admission to attractions and sightseeing as outlined in the itinerary
  • Ferry crossings as indicated
  • Airport Transfers
  • Welcome Meet and Greet
  • Guided Tour of Parliament
  • Dinner at a Sugar Shack
  • Ste-Anne-de-Beaupre
  • Old fashioned Bake Oven
  • St-Jean-Port-Joli
  • Hartland Covered Bridge
  • Magnetic Hill
  • World’s largest lobster at Shediac
  • Confederation Bridge
  • Lobster Dinner
  • Green Gables Heritage Place
  • Cavendish Beach
  • Driving tour of Sydney
  • Gros Morne National Park
  • Discovery Centre
  • Terra Nova National Park
  • Ryan Premises N.H.S.
  • Cape Bonavista
  • Cape Spear
  • Free Day in St. John’s
  • Cable Station Provincial Historic Site
  • Screech-in Ceremony
  • Gander Airport
  • Cabot Trail
  • Picnic Lunch
  • Cape Breton Highlands
  • Alexander Graham Bell Museum
  • The Citadel
  • Pier 21
  • Peggy’s Cove
  • Anne Murray Centre
  • Hopewell Cape
  • Fundy National Park
  • Reversing Rapids
  • CN Tower
  • Niagara City Cruise
  • Farewell Dinner
  • Niagara on the Lake
  • Locally Guided City Tours as outlined in the itinerary: Ottawa, Quebec City, Charlottetown, St. John’s, Halifax
  • 28 Meals Include: 20 Breakfasts, 1 Picnic Lunch, 7 Dinners.

2024 Pricing

Cost per person | Prices in Canadian Dollars from Toronto | Land portion only | Airfare and air tax are not included | Consult Nagel Tours or your travel agent for the best available airfare | Air ticketing is not advised until tour is guaranteed



GST: $308.45



GST: $354.45



GST: $485.45

Early Booking Discount

twin sharing per person.