Canada Tours
Updated: Apr. 20th, 2018

--2018--
Festival of Stars Christmas Concerts in Niagara featuring Irish singing sensation Daniel O’Donnell and Country Star Crystal Gayle
Churchill, Manitoba - Bring your Camera and Your Sense of Adventure as we head North to Polar Bear Country
Newfoundland & Labrador “Off the Beaten Path”
Maritime Sampler - The Hidden Gems of Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia
Ottawa - Our Nation’s Capital
Newfoundland – In the pursuit of Icebergs & National Park Beauty
Niagara-on-the-Lake
Newfoundland & Labrador
Discover Quebec - Whale Watching

--2017--
Exploring Cobourg & Port Hope
Festival of Stars Christmas Concerts in Niagara Falls
Black Friday Shopping at the Outlet Collection Mall at Niagara
Polar Bear Migration
Ontario Fall Tour featuring Manitoulin Island & the Algoma Central Railway
Thousand Island Resort
Niagara-on-the-Lake Overnight Tour featuring Shaw Festival
The Hidden Gems of Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia
Niagara Falls Overnight Trip to Fallsview Casino
Niagara-on-the-Lake Overnight Tour featuring Shaw Festival
Our Nation’s Capital
West Coast of Newfoundland
Newfoundland & Labrador
Newfoundland - 10 day tour

--2016--
Ontario Fall Tour
Viamede Resort, Kawarthas
Polar Bear Migration
Ontario Summer Overnight Mystery Tour
Ottawa - Our Nation’s Capital
Stratford Festival Overnight Tour
West Coast of Newfoundland
Daniel O'Donnell Niagara Falls Tour
Discover Quebec - Whale Watching
Western Canada Tour Including the Calgary Stampede
Newfoundland and Labrador

--2015--
New Tears Eve Niagara Falls 2015
Autumn Mystery Tour

Yukon & Alaska on a road less travelled + Southbound Alaskan Cruise

Newfoundland & Labrador

The Hidden Gems of PEI, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia

Stratford Festival Overnight Tour

Ottawa

Agawa Canyon Fall Colour Tour

Sarnia-Lambton, Essex & Windsor

30th Anniversary Celebrations at Deerhurst Resort

Churchill, Manitoba - Polar Bear Country


 

 

Friday, August 10 to Friday, August 24, 2018 – Newfoundland & Labrador

A Unique tour by Land, Sea & Air……. Let us take you “Off the Beaten Path”

 

Tentative Itinerary:

Day 1: Fri., Aug. 10 - The tour will depart in the early morning from Orillia, Barrie, Bayfield Mall behind Canadian Tire Storeand the Tour Office for our shuttle to Pearson International Airport.  Parking is available at our Tour Office located at 3479 Hwy 88, Bradford. 

A shuttle van service is available with a minimum of 6 customers in Collingwood, Wasaga Beach & Elmvale upon request and transferred to meet the coach in Barrie.  We will fly on Air Canada from Toronto to St. John’s, the capital city of Newfoundland for a 2-night stay at the Capital Hotel. A Welcome Dinner awaits our arrival. (Dinner)

Day 2: Sat., Aug. 11 - This morning we will have a guided city tour of St. John’s, which will include Signal Hill & Cape Spear National Historic Site, the most easterly point in North America.

This afternoon we will visit Petty Harbour, a traditional Irish Newfoundland fishing community enroute to Bay Bulls.  We’ll enjoy the 2 hour Gattheral’s Whale watching boat cruise  which includes viewing the Witless Bay Ecological Reserve, home to hundreds of puffins.  (Breakfast )

Day 3:  Sun., Aug. 12  – This morning  we will visit the Newfoundland Provincial Museum known as The Rooms before heading north to Gander.  We will travel through Terra Nova National Park, past Gambo, for our 2-night stay at Sinbad’s Hotel. (B & D)

Day 4: Mon., Aug. 13 – Today we will explore the beautiful outport community of Twillingate - an excellent vantage point for iceberg & whale sightings in June & July. This morning we will visit the Prime Berth Twillingate Fishing Museum. This afternoon’s activities include: a visit to the Twillingate Museum dedicated to Georgia Stirling, the Church & Long Point Lighthouse.  (B & L)

Day 5: Tues., Aug. 14 - This morning we will visit the Mary March Regional Museum in Grand Falls-Windsor to learn about the now-extinct Beothuk Indians of Newfoundland.  In the afternoon we will visit: King’s Point Pottery, The Whale Museum & Rattling Brook Falls before traveling onto Corner Brook. We will be staying at the charming, historicGleynmill Inn for 2 nights. (B & D)

Day 6: Wed., Aug. 15 - Today we’llvisit Cook’s Lookout before heading south to Stephenville.  From there we will drive out to Port au Port Peninsula – locally known as the French Shore, this area remains the French hub of Newfoundland.  Today we will visit “Our Lady of Mercy Church” and discover such villages as Cape St. George, Three Rock Cove and Lourdes before returning to our hotel.(B & L)

Day 7: Thurs., Aug. 16 - Today may become your favourite day of the tour.  This morning we will depart for Gros Morne National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You will marvel at the spectacular ocean scenery, mountains and fjords.  Our day will include: Rocky Harbour, Lobster Cove Lighthouse and Photographers Lookout. We will be staying at the Oceanview Hotel in Rocky Harbour for 2 nights. www.grosmorne.ca

(B & D) 

Day 8: Fri., Aug. 17 - This morning is a free morning to relax. This afternoon you will experience the beauty of  the fresh water Fjords of Western Brook Pond. (Weather permitting)   Please note that in order to reach the docks of the boat tour – we must walk (a fairly level) 3 km walk or approx. 45 minutes OR the Bonn Bay Boat tour which requires no walking. Tonight is a special treat as we enjoy the “Pub Night featuring the Anchors Aweigh Band”.  www.anchorsaweigh.ca(B) 

Day 9: Sat., Aug. 18 - This morning we continue our drive up the Northern Peninsula – known as the Viking Trail to St. Anthony. This afternoon we will visit the Sir Wilfred Grenfell Centre. We will be staying at Hotel North in St. Anthony for our 2 night stay. (B)

Day 10: Sun., Aug. 19 - This morning we will experience a 2.5 hour award winning boat tour with Northland Discovery in hopes of iceberg sightings, humpbacks and dolphins. It is a certified vessel with music, onboard biologist & washroom equipped. In afternoon we will visit L’Anse aux Meadows Interpretative Centre. Here is the only known Viking Site in North America and the earliest evidence of Europeans in the western hemisphere. (B)

Day 11: Mon., Aug. 20 – We will depart for St. Barbe where we will take the afternoon ferry (crossing time of 1 ¾ hours) across the Strait of Belle Isle to Blanc Sablon, Quebec and then into Labrador. We will travel north to Mary’s Harbour where we will board the 6p.m.ferry that will take us to Battle Harbour. Battle Harbour was for two centuries the economic and social centre of the southeastern Labrador coast. After six years of research and painstaking architectural restoration, the efforts of the Battle Harbour Historic Trust have breathed new life into this place. Battle Harbour has been restored to its former glory and a living commemoration to the life and society created there by Newfoundland­ers and Labradoreans during the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries. (B & D)

Day 12: Tues., Aug. 21 - Today relax and enjoy this unique part of our country. This morning there is an optional walking tour to further experience this fascinating era of Labrador history. Enjoy the spa explore the museum and artifacts. Enjoy this amazing home cooking for our 3 meals in the newly renovated dining room overlooking the water. (B, L, D)

Day 13: Wed., Aug. 22 - Today we sail back to Mary’s Harbour at 9:00a.m. We will then travel south to the Parks Canada Site in Red Bay to learn about the Basque Whaling Port. A visit to Point Amour Lighthouse, towering at 109 feet, it is the tallest in Atlantic Canada and second highest in the country will complete our day. We will return to the Northern Light Inn in L’Anse Au Clair for our overnight stay. (B, L & D)

Day 14: Thurs., Aug. 23 - This morning we will leave Labrador on the first ferry and continue our drive south along the Viking Trail stopping at the Arches, a natural phe­nomenon carved over many centuries by the sea. We will overnight in Cow Head at the Shallow Bay Motel. (B & D)

Day 15: Fri., Aug. 24 - All good things must come to an end. Today we will visit The Table Lands area of the south side of Gros Morne National Park before flying home on our evening flight. Our return flight is AC# 685 departing at 7:40p.m. and arriving in Toronto at 9:15p.m. Our Hammond Coach will be there to pick us up and return us to our original departure points. (B & L)

 

Tour includes: transfer to Pearson International Airport in Toronto by motor coach, return flights, departure taxes, airport baggage fees round trip,  motor coach transportation with Hamilton Tours Director, 14 nights’ accommodation, hotel taxes, baggage handling for 1 large suitcase each, 14 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 8 dinners, National Park pass, 3 boat cruises, 2 Ferry Crossings, Pub Night Entertainment in Rocky Harbour, attractions, museum visits and guided tours as listed in the itinerary & HST of 15% in NL.

Cost per person: Twin $5860.00  & Single $6460.00

An initial deposit of $1000.00 is required upon booking. 

A 2nd deposit of $2000.00 is due on March 1, 2018  with the balance due in full by June 1, 2018. 

Travel Insurance is available through our office at the time of booking at an additional charge  

 

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