Grand Manan is a nature-lover’s destination. Situated near the Canada/US Border, this beautiful island offers natural beauty and a relaxed pace. From Black’s Harbour, we take a 90-minute ferry crossing during which you might spot Humpback, Minke, Finback or Right whales, porpoises or seabirds. Grand Manan has much to offer its visitors: quaint fishing villages, lighthouses, dulse farms and much more. A step-on guide will join us during our island visit to share island history, interpretation and stories.
Departure: Our bus leaves Dieppe at 6:00 am to catch the 9:30 am ferry crossing.
Immerse yourself in New Brunswick’s historic Acadian culture. During this full day visit to the Acadian Village in Caraquet, you will experience authentic village life for the Acadian families who returned to the province following “Le Grand Dérangement,” which displaced French settlers from 1755-1764. Wander through authentically reconstructed dwellings dating from 1770 to mid-twentieth century, and settings brought to life through costumed interpreters sharing stories and performing the chores of the era. Visit the railway station, general store, sawmill and many other historical buildings. A special bonus for this tour is the Acadian Village auction and craft show. (www.villagehistoriqueacadien.com).
Departure Time: Our tour bus departs Dieppe at 7:30 am or Shediac Canadian Tire at 7:45 am
This unique tour takes you to visit the Fundy Trail, offering a charming sea side view of coastal wilderness. We will visit the Big Salmon Interpretive Center and learn about life in days-gone-by. The lunch will be at the Caves View Restaurant. We will continue our journey to Alma for a taste of sticky buns. Read the rest of this entry »
Join us for a day excursion to Prince Edward Island. The first stop will be at the Gateway Village. We will then proceed to the Avonlea Village which offers a combination of both heritage building, this idea was to re-create the look and feel the community that Montgomery lived in and wrote about. Then we will stop at the Cavendish Boardwalk. Browse through the different shop and top off you shopping experience with COWS Ice Cream.
The bus will be leaving Dieppe Irving at 8:00 am or Shediac Canadian Tire at 8:15 am.
Enjoy the fall foliage colors of Nova Scotia. The first stop will be in Masstown, their emphasis has always been on offering fresh local produce and has eight well-stocked departments to serve you.
We will proceed to the Jost Winery for a tour of the winery including wine tasting. Floor to ceiling windows on the front side of the tasting area give an impressive view of long, green rows, sloping up the hills.
Few journeys are more beautiful than Cape Breton’s Cabot Trail in autumn. We have carefully scheduled this trip to coincide with the peak of the fall foliage colour. On the first day, we drive to Chéticamp, on Cape Breton’s north shore, for our overnight stay at Laurie’s Inn (http://www.lauries.com/), which is located in the heart of this small Acadian village.
On the way, we stop at the Nova Scotia Tourist Information Center for souvenirs and maps of the Cabot and more
On the second day, a local step-on tour guide will make our Cabot Trail tour an experience to remember. That night, we stay at the Ceilidh Country Lodge in Baddeck. Before returning home on the third day, we visit the Alexander Graham Bell museum (http://www.pc.gc.ca/eng/lhnnhs/ns/grahambell/index.aspx), the only museum containing actual artefacts from the life of Alexander Graham Bell.
Departure: 8:00 from Dieppe Irving