RACV Cruises & Tours

APT-Eastern Canada & New England

Niagara Falls
Destination North America
Trip Style Escorted tour/cruise
Duration 18 days
Departing From Toronto
Departure Date Apr - Sep 2014
Normal Price from$8,795
Member Price from$8,400*

Air Credit of $1,500.00 per couple*

APT 18 Day Eastern Canada & New England (UTEM18)

Embark on a journey through beautiful Eastern Canada beginning with a visit to Niagara Falls. Enjoy 2 night stays in Ottawa, Montreal and Quebec City. Travel by luxury cruise ship along the Canadian coast to New England to Boston.

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Trip Highlights:

  • Travel with a maximum of 40 guests
  • Seven-night New England Cruise to Boston in a Verandah Stateroom on Holland America Line’s ms Veendam
  • Dedicated Canadian APT Tour Director
  • All gratuities and airport transfers
  • A comprehensive range of included sightseeing activities

Included Experiences:

  • Enjoy a maple experience at Erabliere Chemin du Roy - a Sugar Shack

Freedom to Choose:

  • Enjoy an extensive choice of activities in three destinations - Ottawa, Montréal and Québec City
  • Choose from a range of restaurants at Mont Tremblant


  • Stay two nights in Toronto at The Fairmont Royal York
  • Stay at Hilton Niagara Falls Fallsview
  • Stay for two indulgent nights at The Fairmont Château Laurier in Ottawa
  • APT EXCLUSIVE! Stay overnight at Le Westin Resort and Spa, Mont Tremblant
  • Stay two nights at Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth Hotel in Montréal
  • Enjoy a two-night stay in Québec City at Fairmont Le Château Frontenac


  • Includes 36 meals - 17 Full Breakfasts, 7 Lunches and 12 Dinners (D)
  • Enjoy three gourmet meals a day on your Holland America Line cruise

Trip Notes:

  • Prices include port charges, gratuities and sundries
  • Itineraries and inclusions are subject to change
  • Please ensure your onward flight from Boston departs no earlier than 1pm
  • Prices are land only. Flights not included
  • Departure 11 June 2014 varies slightly - guests will stay at Ritz-Carlton Montreal on Days 7 and 8
  • Triples available on request. Triple Rooms may only contain two beds in one room

Day 1. Arrive Toronto

Be met on arrival and transferred to your centrally located hotel.

Stay: Two Nights: Toronto, The Fairmont Royal York

Day 2. Toronto

After a Welcome Breakfast, a city tour includes a trip up to the LookOut level of the CN Tower - an icon of the Toronto skyline and the tallest freestanding structure in the Western Hemisphere. Enjoy the afternoon at leisure, before dinner this evening.

Daily Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 3. Niagara Falls

Journey to the township of Niagara-on-the-Lake this morning, and enjoy time at leisure. Later, head for Niagara Falls, three separate waterfalls that straddle the border of Canada and the USA. Perhaps embark on an optional helicopter flight over the falls (own expense). See the plunging waters from a number of vantage points then enjoy a cruise to take in the falls from up close. This evening is then yours to enjoy at leisure.

Stay: Hilton Niagara Falls Fallsview

Daily Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 4. 1000 Islands, Ottawa

Dine at the top floor of your hotel this morning, enjoying breakfast and incredible views of the falls. Afterwards, set out alongside the shores of Lake Ontario. Stop in Rockport to go for a cruise amid the beautiful 1,000 Islands, which dot the waterways of Lake Ontario and the St Lawrence River along the Canada-USA border. Following your cruise, continue by coach to Canada’s capital, Ottawa.

Stay: Two Nights: Ottawa, The Fairmont Château Laurier

Daily Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 5. Ottawa, Freedom of Choice Sightseeing

A city tour today includes a visit to Parliament Hill, a National Historic Site that dominates the skyline. After your tour, perhaps explore the Canadian Museum of Civilization; embark on a gourmet culinary tour; or take a guided bicycle tour. Alternatively, learn about the city’s darker past this evening during a haunted walking tour.

Daily Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 6. Mont Tremblant, Freedom of Choice Dining

Explore Parc Oméga, a reserve where animals including buffalo, bears, deer and wolves roam free. Then continue to Mont Tremblant and ride a gondola to the highest peak in the Laurentians. Afterwards, enjoy another two of the many activities on offer at. This evening, dine at one of the wonderful restaurants located within your resort.

Stay: Mont Tremblant, Le Westin Resort and Spa

Daily Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 7. Montréal

On arrival in the charming city of Montréal today, a tour will take you to such places as the Notre Dame Cathedral, Old Montréal and Mount Royal. Tonight, dine at a French restaurant in the heart of Old Montréal.

Stay: Two Nights: Montréal, Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth Hotel

Daily Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 8. Montréal, Freedom of Choice Sightseeing

Today choose from a walking tour of Old Montréal; learn about the culinary heritage of Montréal’s main boulevard; enjoy a cycling tour; or explore one of the world’s largest underground complexes.

Daily Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 9. Québec City

Leaving Montréal, stop for lunch at a Sugar Shack, Erabliere Chemin du Roy, and learn how maple syrup is produced. Enjoy a hearty meal with entertainment, before a horse-drawn sleigh ride. Then travel to Québec City and enjoy a city tour.

Stay: Two Nights: Québec City, Fairmont Le Château Frontenac

Daily Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 10. Québec City, Freedom of Choice Sightseeing

Today choose from a horse-drawn carriage ride; a walking tour; a St Lawrence River cruise; or a culinary tour. Tonight, as the land portion of your journey ends, enjoy a Farewell Dinner and Drinks.

Daily Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 11. Holland America Line Cruise

After breakfast, board your Holland America Line ship.

Daily Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 12. Québec City

With your ship still in port at Québec City today, enjoy a final day to further explore the city as you please.

Daily Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 13. At Sea

Enjoy a day cruising the Gulf of St Lawrence, the largest estuary in the world and home to thousands of migratory birds.

Daily Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 14. Prince Edward Island

On arrival in Charlottetown on Prince Edward Island today, enjoy time at leisure to explore or perhaps take a trip to the famous Anne of Green Gables homestead (own expense).

Daily Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 15. Sydney

Spend the day in Sydney on Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia.

Daily Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 16. Halifax

Today’s port of call is Halifax, Nova Scotia’s bustling capital.

Daily Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 17. Bar Harbor

Cross into the USA today and dock in Bar Harbor.

Daily Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 18. Depart Boston

On arrival in Boston, transfer to the airport.

Daily Meals Included: Breakfast

RACV Member Price: From $8,400* pp. twin share
Non-Member Price: From $8,795 pp. twin share

*^Conditions apply.

Prices are per person, twin share, land/cruise only & include GST, port charges, taxes & NCF’s (unless stated otherwise), are correct as at 15 January 2014, and include RACV discount. Prices are quoted in AUD unless otherwise stated. RACV discount excludes port charges, taxes, NCF’s, tipping, fees, some upgrades and airfares. Offers subject to availability and seasonal surcharge, are not combinable with any other offer, valid on new bookings only. Offers can be withdrawn at any time or change without notification. Prices may change due to fluctuations in charges & currency. Save amounts based on the difference between normal (RRP) & member price (ocean cruise save amounts based on balcony/suite prices). Payments made by credit card may incur a surcharge. Other conditions may apply.

Air credit requires flights to be booked by APT – subject to availability. Air credit cannot be redeemed for cash & is non-transferable. Air credit only available on airlines of APT’s choosing in select booking classes.  Book by 30 April 2014 or until sold out. APT SMALL SHIPS: Extra APT saving – limited seats on set departures, available until sold-out. Lesser saving amount offered once initial saving is sold-out (also subject to availability).

For full terms and conditions including deposit amounts and real time pricing and availability contact RACV Cruises & Tours on 1300 850 884 RACV Cruises & Tours Pty Ltd ABN 44 004 684 619 Lic. No. 30112 RCT0249

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