Atlantic Canada & USA with Eastern Explorer

Discover the lighthouses of Maine, join a guide for a walk around Robinsons Island and take a horse and carriage ride on this combined cruise and land tour.

22 Days
Toronto to New York City
From (AUD)
$ 21,790
Dates & Pricing

2019 Toronto > New York City

The wonders of the East

After introducing the drama of Niagara Falls, followed by stops in beautiful Ottawa and Québec City, this journey will present another side of Canada altogether – its unique east coast.
The east coast of Canada is best experienced cruising on board Scenic Eclipse in all-inclusive luxury. Explore the Gulf of Saint Lawrence, step off-the-beaten-path with stops in charming small ports and the island gems of Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland.
Tour Map
Tour Code:
OUT1
Duration:
22 days
Departure City:
Toronto
Return City:
New York City

Selected Itinerary

22 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Toronto

    Welcome to Eastern Canada where your extraordinary journey begins with a two night stay in Toronto.

  2. Day 2 - Toronto

    Discover Toronto at your own pace on a hop-on-hop-off double decker bus. Be treated to views of the city and Lake Ontario at your ‘Welcome to Canada’ dinner.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - Toronto > Niagara Falls

    Hear the thundering roar of Niagara Falls as you cruise to the base of the falls. Enjoy an overnight stay.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - Niagara Falls > Ottawa

    The elegant city of Ottawa straddles the Rideau Canal. Check in to your hotel for two nights.

    Freechoice Dining

    Choose between local restaurants or your hotel

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Ottawa

    Discover Canada’s charming capital on a guided tour.

    Freechoice

    Visit the Canadian Museum of History or discover Ottawa’s scenery on a river cruise.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Ottawa > Québec City

    Continue to Québec City for your two night Special Stay.

    Enrich

    Discover Québec City as you stroll through the cobblestone streets of North America’s only walled city.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  7. Day 7 - Québec City

    Freechoice

    Take a horse and carriage ride or take a gourmet walking tour.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  8. Day 8 - Québec City

    Be greeted by the crew as you board Scenic Eclipse.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - Saguenay

    Arrive this morning to the quaint Québécois city of Saguenay lying on the shores of the Saguenay River.
    Today choose one of our Scenic Freechoice activities or join a more active Scenic Discovery excursion.

    Freechoice

    Encounter the artisans along the Route des Artisans or explore the city and visit the Pulperie de Chicoutimi museum. Alternatively visit a local farm and taste some of their delicious homemade specialities.

    Discovery

    Take a Scenic Discovery kayak excursion, a guided bike excursion, a hiking tour to Cap Jaseux or join a breathtaking Via Ferrata excursion.

    Admire the majestic scenery from your verandah this afternoon as Scenic Eclipse cruises along the picturesque 105 kilometre long Saguenay Fjord, the only inhabited fjord in North America.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - Tadoussac

    Located at the confluence of the Saguenay and Saint Lawrence Rivers is the charming town of Tadoussac. A whale watchers paradise where their favourite food, krill abounds in massive amounts.
    Today choose one of our Scenic Freechoice activities or join a more active Scenic Discovery excursion

    Freechoice

    Take a whale-watching adventure to observe the multitude of whale species or venture on a walking tour to uncover the lifestyle of the local residents. Alternatively choose a tasting tour of local delicacies

    Discovery

    Take a Scenic Discovery kayak excursion, or a guided nature walk.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  11. Day 11 - Havre St. Pierre

    Lying on the shores of the Saint Lawrence River, this picturesque port is an undiscovered treasure.
    Today choose one of our Scenic Freechoice activities or join a more active Scenic Discovery excursion.

    Freechoice

    Visit the Innu communities to gain an understanding of the history of these traditional cultures or take a walking tour of the charming town.

    Discovery

    Take a Scenic Discovery excursion by kayak or, be amazed by the limestone formations on a nature walk at Mingan Archipelago National Park. Alternatively take a guided bike excursion.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  12. Day 12 - Percé

    Today choose one of our Scenic Freechoice activities or join a more active Scenic Discovery excursion.

    Freechoice

    On Bonaventure Island see the exceptional flora and fauna, including its famous colony of Northern Gannets, or take a walking tour to uncover the secrets of the charming village of Percé. Alternatively visit the L’Anse a Beaufils Historic Store 1928 and learn the former way of life.

    Discovery

    Take a Scenic Discovery kayak excursion or hike to the Magic Forest.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  13. Day 13 - Gros Morne National Park

    Be awed by the World Heritage-listed Gros Morne National Park’s ancient landscapes shaped by colliding continents and grinding glaciers over the centuries.

    Freechoice

    Explore this natural wilderness with your local guide on a walking tour of the Tablelands or visit the Science Research Centre.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  14. Day 14 - Rose Blanche

    The small community of Rose Blanche will welcome Scenic Eclipse guests with open arms to share their way of life.  Join a resident for a walking tour of the village and the lighthouse which dates back to 1873. At the Church Hall taste some local delicacies specially prepared by the community.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  15. Day 15 - Charlottetown

    Charlottetown is the birthplace of the Canadian Confederation and inspiration for the novel, Anne of Green Gables.
    Today choose one of our Scenic Freechoice activities or join a more active Scenic Discovery excursion.

    Freechoice

    Visit Green Gables Heritage Place and the Anne of Green Gables Museum or discover the city on a walking tour. Learn about the influence of Celtic music in this region or excite your taste buds on a culinary walking tour.

    Discovery

    Take a Scenic Discovery excursion on a guided bicycle adventure or join a guide for nature walk on Robinsons Island.

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

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  16. Day 16 - Louisbourg

    Enrich

    Opening exclusively for Scenic Eclipse guests, visit the Fortress of Louisbourg after hours. Be welcomed by the military drummers and be regaled with tales of days past by the entertaining guides. Be treated to a concert in the local chapel and have the chance to learn about the rum matured on site or the French Canadian way to make hot chocolate, then witness the cannon firing ceremony.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  17. Day 17 - Halifax

    Halifax, the capital of Nova Scotia, is a vibrant and lively city with a historic waterfront precinct.
    Today choose one of our Scenic Freechoice activities or join a more active Scenic Discovery excursion.

    Freechoice

    Explore the city and discover the interesting architectural styles or sample local specialities on a culinary tour, and visit the Seaport Markets. Alternatively discover the history of Halifax and its connection to the Titanic or admire the talent in Halifax while visiting the local art galleries.   

    Discovery

    Scenic Discovery guided excursion by bike.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  18. Day 18 - Lunenburg

    The small port city of Lunenburg will charm you with its colourful architecture and tall ships moored in the harbour.
    Today choose one of our Scenic Freechoice activities or join a more active Scenic Discovery excursion.

    Freechoice

    Explore this important World Heritage-listed seaport on a walking tour and visit the Maritime Museum or discover the historic centre by horse and carriage. Alternatively get creative on a photography tour or by joining an art workshop.

    Discovery

    Join a Scenic Discovery excursion riding between fishing communities or kayak through the islands around Blue Rocks.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  19. Day 19 - At Sea

    Relax on board and make use of the Spa Sanctuary or take a yoga class in the studio as you cruise into the Gulf of Maine. There’ll be insightful lectures and presentations from the Discovery Team in the theatre or perhaps learn some new cooking techniques in our on board cooking school, Scenic Epicure.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  20. Day 20 - Portland

    Sitting on the shores of Casco Bay in Maine, Portland has a picturesque and historic downtown area.
    Today choose one of our Scenic Freechoice activities or join a more active Scenic Discovery excursion.

    Freechoice

    Discover Portland’s Maritime history and explore the lighthouses of Maine, or explore the waterfront precinct on a walking tour. Uncover the vibrant craft brewery scene or take a culinary walking tour showcasing ingredients from both the land and sea. Alternatively choose to sail around Casco Bay on an authentic wooden schooner or explore Portland on a trolley bus tour.

    Discovery

    Alternatively choose a Scenic Discovery hiking and bicycle tour around Casco Bay or see the lighthouses by bike.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  21. Day 21 - Martha’s Vineyard

    According to the locals, once you have been ‘on island’, you will never want to leave. Martha’s Vineyard is a charming and beautiful place, surrounded by pristine sandy beaches and brightly painted cottages.

    Freechoice

    Take a walking tour of Vineyard Haven or discover the African American heritage. Visit a local oyster farm or join a bus tour.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  22. Day 22 - New York City

    Your cruise ends this morning as you disembark taking away memories of a truly unforgettable experience. Please book your flight to depart after 12pm.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

Tour inclusions

Your luxury escorted journey includes:
  • 14 night all-inclusive luxury Scenic Eclipse cruise
  • The intimacy of small group land journeys with up to 20 guests
  • Exclusive Scenic Enrich experiences
  • Scenic Sundowners events
  • Your choice of Scenic Freechoice activities and dining
  • Memorable Scenic Special Stays
  • Fully escorted journey led by an expert handpicked Tour Director with knowledgeable local guides
  • Porterage throughout plus return airport transfers
  • All tipping and gratuities

Pricing & Availability