Cape Breton Tour featuring Inverness County

Cape Breton Island Tour

Featuring Inverness County

Friday Sept 25–Sunday Sept 27

Your tour leaves Halifax the morning of Friday Sept 25th when you meet your tour director Ron Mac Eachen and the coach driver. They will be with you until you are safely back in Halifax Sunday Sept 27th at 630pm. Please note you can also be picked up along the route to Port Hood at a location ( Truro,New Glasgow ,Antigonish) along the trans Canada highway. Arrangements must be made with tour organizers.

Here is a chance to move out of the house with a short weekend getaway. You will travel to one of most beautiful places in Canada with a combination of pristine coastlines, gentle hills, and fascinating people. You will encounter  entertaining people, storytellers, musicians and  characters while amidst some of the most amazing vistas anywhere in North America.This all can be experienced knowing the  tour organizers have constructed  the three day tour with complete compliance of the protocols required during Covid 19. Remember..

  • While traveling on the motorcoach there will be no one seated beside you, unless you are friends/partner with someone and you wish to be seated beside each other.
  • Only guests will enter their motel room between the time they check in and when they check out.
  •  Each venue , whether it be for an inside or outside activity, will adhere to social distancing protcols.

 

Friday Sept 25th 

845 AM Meet your tour director and coach driver at the parking lot of the Future Inn, Bayer’s Lake, Halifax. The address is 30 Fairfax Drive,

9am Depart for Cape Breton on your modern Coach Atlantic motor coach

1045 – Stop in New Glasgow washroom break stretch leg break

11:05 Depart New Glasgow

12:15 Arrive Cove Motel in Auld’s Cove for lunch

1:30 –Depart Auld’s Cove for Port Hood

2:15 pm Arrive Hebridean motel in Port Hood for check in.

3: 15 pm Depart for 90 minute tour of Port Hood Mabou area 80 km

5.00 – Arrive at Hawthorne at home of your tour director Ron Mac Eachen  and Bernadette Campbell ,for the opening reception.  This will be held, with live entertainment, outside on the barn deck, weather permitting or in the main house. 

615 Transfer to Clove Hitch restaurant for dinner.

8pm Transfer back to hotel

Dinner Included 

 

Saturday Sept 26th

9am Depart hotel

945 Arrive Glenora Distillery for walkabout on grounds and visit to gift shop.

1045 Depart distillery and pass through Inverness on route to Broadcove where we visit the site  of the Broadcove concert and hear about the history of the concert and the surrounding areas.

12 noon-Depart for Cheticamp a lovely coastal Acadian town on the Cabot Trail. We will take a scenic route passing through Margaree Harbor.

12:45 arrive Flora’s gift shop in Cheticamp followed by lunch..

215 Depart for Pleasant Bay on the Cabot viewing some amazing vistas with a chance for photos at special look offs. Have a chat  with some locals .

330 Set off to return to Port Hood passing through Margaree Forks, Southwest Margaree , Inverness

600 pm Arrive back at hotel in Port Hood. Dinner at the Clove hitchkfast

Breakfast -Lunch Included 

 

Sunday Sept 27th

Breakfast Included. Some free time to take a walk to the beach perhaps or just relax outside overlooking the coast and Port Hood Island.

10am Check outof the hotel and travel  to Mabou with a stop at the Mabou market one of the top markets in the province. Brief visit to the shrine in Mabou learning more about the Pioneers who arrived from Scotland in early 19th century.

12:15 Depart for Judique and the Celtic Music Interpretive Center for lunch and some entertainment

230 pm depart Judique for Halifax.

4pm Arrive New Glasgow for twenty minute rest stop.

5:45 Arrive Halifax at Future Inn .Tour ends

Breakfast Included 

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3 day/2 night tour includes

  • Two nights accommodations at Hebridean motel Port Hood
  • Modern motor coach transportation throughout the tour
  • Four meals including two breakfasts, one dinner and one lunch
  • Opening reception with complimentary beverages and entertainment.
  • Tour will be escorted throughout by Ron Mac Eachen of Sandy Travel.
  • Some special treats and surprises along the way.
  • Many laughs and stories.

 

Price

  • $599.00 per person based on double occupancy  plus 15% hst
  • Single supplement $100.00 plus 15% HST.
  • Full payment must be made at time of the reservation.
  • If you cancel after the reservation is confirmed (for any reason) there is a 30% penalty with 180.00 being non- refundable.
  • Cancellation insurance is available

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