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Ultimate Maritimes & East Coast USA

Uncover the maritime treasures, charming coastal towns and colonial architecture during your 19 day all-inclusive luxury cruise from Halifax to Nassau.

19 Day
From (AUD)
$ 19,840
  • 2019 Halifax > Nassau

    Maritime treasures

    From Halifax cruise through the Canadian Maritimes and New England to glittering New York City and the East Coast of the USA.

    New England and Maritime Canada are a treasure trove of colonial architecture, charming coastal towns, arts and culture and more for you to discover. The sparkling lights of Boston and New York City beckon before you are immersed in the history of America and the Civil War as you cruise the eastern seaboard.

    Tour Code:

    202U

    Duration:

    19 Days

    Departure City:

    Halifax

    Return City:

    Nassau

  • 19 Day Itinerary

    • Day 1 - Halifax

      Welcome to Halifax, the capital of Nova Scotia where you step on board Scenic Eclipse (please book flights to arrive by 12.00pm).

      Meals included: Dinner

    • Day 2 - Louisbourg

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

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 3 - Rose Blanche

      Be welcomed by the community who open their arms to receive Scenic Eclipse guests and share their way of life with you.

      Freechoice

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

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 4 - Charlottetown

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

      Freechoice

      Visit Green Gables Heritage Place and the Anne of Green Gables Museum or discover the  city on a walking tour. Take a culinary tour or play a round of golf.

      Discovery

      Scenic Discovery excursions by kayak, hiking or a guided bike adventure.

      Enrich

      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

    • Day 5 - At sea

      After busy days exploring relax on board or try your hand at a class in Scenic Epicure.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 6 - Lunenburg

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

      Freechoice

       Explore this important seaport on a walking tour or discover the historic centre by horse and carriage. Visit the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic and uncover the maritime history or take a guided bicycle tour of this charming small town.

      Discovery

      Take a Scenic Discovery kayak excursion.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 7 - St. Andrews

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

      Freechoice

      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

    • Day 8 - Portland
      Freechoice

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

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 9 - Martha’s Vineyard

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

      Freechoice

      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.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 10 - New York City

      You have a full day to explore at your leisure.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 11 - Poughkeepsie

      Say farewell to the Statue of Liberty and admire the fascinating scenery as Scenic Eclipse navigates the Hudson River heading north this morning to the Hudson River Valley and the home of Franklin D. Roosevelt.

      Freechoice

      Explore the home of Franklin D. Roosevelt and his Presidential Library or take a walking tour of Poughkeepsie including the walkway across the Hudson River. You may choose to explore the art and architecture of the city including a visit to the Frances Lehman Art Centre.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 12 - At sea

      Relaxation beckons and with so many choices on board you will wonder how time passes so quickly. Choose one of the daily activities including a class in Scenic Epicure, join an entertaining discussion in the Theatre or make time for your own fitness regime.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 13 - Baltimore

      Baltimore was named by the Irish House of Lords after Lord Baltimore. Settled in the early 17th century, the vibrant waterfront was the heart of the historic tobacco trade and a major seaport on the east coast.

      Freechoice

      Uncover the interesting history of this colonial city or discover the Afro American history with your guide. Follow in the footsteps of Edgar Alan Poe or take a ghost walking tour.

      Discovery

      Take a Scenic Discovery bicycle excursion.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 14 - Norfolk

      The historic port of Norfolk lies at the entrance to Chesapeake Bay and is home to the Norfolk Naval Base.

      Freechoice

      Tour this vibrant city or discover the maritime history of this important seaport at the Naval Base. Art lovers will delight in a tour of the impressive Museum of Art or nature lovers can explore the colourful Botanical Gardens.

      Enrich

      This evening at the historical TCC Roper Performing Arts Centre witness a lively Big Band music spectacle in the opulent salon.

      Time at your leisure to discover the local nightlife.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 15 - Norfolk > At sea

      Depart Norfolk this morning and cruise south along the East Coast of the USA. After busy days exploring, relax on board. Choose a class in one of the fitness spaces or relax in one of the therapy lounges in the Spa Sanctuary. Tempt your palate from one of the exceptional dining venues or try a wine tasting with the Sommelier in Scenic Epicure.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 16 - Wilmington

      Rich in history and folklore with an impressive historic centre full of churches, classic architecture, streets lined with moss-draped oaks and antebellum homes, Wilmington is waiting for you to uncover its secrets.

      Freechoice

      Explore the elegant historic houses of Wilmington’s three prominent families or take a horse drawn carriage tour through the picturesque historic district. For something different, visit notable film and television locations with a local expert or uncover the craft beer scene on a tour.

      Discovery

      Take a Scenic Discovery bicycle excursion.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 17 - Charleston

      Founded in 1670 in honour of King Charles II of England, Charleston played an important role in the American Civil War and the Afro American history, with nearly half of the Africans brought to America arriving via this historic port.

      Freechoice

      Visit Boone Hall Plantation, enter the Plantation House, see the former slave cabins and picturesque gardens or take a tour of the historic centre of this important port city. Let your witty guide regale you with stories during a horse and carriage tour or take a culinary tour of Southern specialities.

      Discovery

      Take a Scenic Discovery kayak excursion around the pretty harbour foreshore.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 18 - At sea

      Cruise south towards the Caribbean paradise of the Bahamas. Try a game of bridge or canasta in the Observatory or create a masterpiece in Scenic Epicure. Whatever you choose there is ample time for more relaxation on the horizon.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 19 - Nassau

      Bid farewell to the crew as you disembark after breakfast taking away memories of a truly unforgettable cruise.

      Meals included: Breakfast

  • Tour inclusions

    Your all-inclusive cruise features:
    • Only 228 guests on board
    • 100% spacious Verandah Suites
    • Butler service for every guest
    • Up to ten on board dining experiences, from casual to fine dining
    • Scenic Epicure culinary program
    • Complimentary beverages all day, every day
    • Discovery Leaders / Cruise Directors to guide and assist
    • Engaging education and entertainment program
    • Exclusive Scenic Enrich experiences
    • Your choice of Scenic Freechoice activities
    • Scenic Discovery excursions
    • Explore by night with late departures
    • All tipping and gratuities both on board and onshore