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Program #20714RJ
7 Days | 6 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderate
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.

Itinerary for Jun 23 — Jun 29, 2013

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Type: Inn

Description: The Tidal Watch Inn is just 150 feet from the beaches of the Bay of Fundy where the world's highest tides rise and fall at the front doorstep. This historic 15 room Inn is located in the heart of the Village of St. Martins.

Contact info:
16 Beach St
St Martins, NB E5R 1C7 Canada
phone: 506-833-4772
web: www.tidalwatchinn.ca

Room amenities: Hair dryers, coffee makers, cable TV, wireless internet available in main building All rooms have private baths. Some rooms have whirlpool baths, fireplaces and views of the Bay. These rooms, when available are assigned on a random basis.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights before: $90-$150
Special Road Scholar Rates available

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day One: Sunday, June 23 - Registration, Welcome Reception, Dinner, Orienta...
Afternoon: From 3pm onwards, welcome and registration at the Inn

Dinner: Welcome dinner

Evening: Orientation & Introductions

Lodging: Tidal Watch Inn

Meals Included: Dinner
Type: Inn

Description: The Tidal Watch Inn is just 150 feet from the beaches of the Bay of Fundy where the world's highest tides rise and fall at the front doorstep. This historic 15 room Inn is located in the heart of the Village of St. Martins.

Contact info:
16 Beach St
St Martins, NB E5R 1C7 Canada
phone: 506-833-4772
web: www.tidalwatchinn.ca

Room amenities: Hair dryers, coffee makers, cable TV, wireless internet available in main building All rooms have private baths. Some rooms have whirlpool baths, fireplaces and views of the Bay. These rooms, when available are assigned on a random basis.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights before: $90-$150
Special Road Scholar Rates available

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Two: Monday, June 24 - British Loyalists and Shipbuilders and the Highes...
Breakfast: Includes cold buffet & hot entree each day

Morning: At the Quaco Museum in St. Martins learn about legacy of British Loyalists and Shipbuilders and how more than 500 sailing ships were built launched on the giant tides of the Bay of Fundy.

Lunch: Lunch at the Inn

Afternoon: In a lecture on the beach and in the classroom learn the science of the highest tides in the world, how they have shaped the coastline and the life of people around the Bay over the centuries.

Dinner: Full service candlelight dinner

Evening: The evening concert highlights the Celtic influences of the early settlers.

Lodging: Tidal Watch Inn

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: Centrally located, Auberge Bouctouche is a 38 room hotel overlooking Bouchtouche Bay. As the largest facility in Bouctouche capable of accommodating groups, this newer facility offers rooms equipped with refrigerators, microwaves, wireless high speed Internet, a large breakfast room with deck for outdoor dining weather permitting.

Contact info:
50 Rue Industrielle
Bouctouche, NB E4S 3H9 Canada
phone: 506-743-5003
web: www.aubergebouctoucheinn.ca

Room amenities: Microwaves, refrigerators, high speed wireless Internet.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.


Day Three: Tuesday, June 25 - Acadian Museum, Bouctouche and Le Pays de la Sago...
Breakfast: At the inn, includes cold buffet & hot entree

Morning: Enroute to Bouctouchel stop in Moncton at the Acadian Museum on the campus of University of Moncton. Guided exploration of the world's oldest Acadian Museum, founded in 1886.

Lunch: Arrive in Bouctouche at Le Pays de la Sagouine. Enjoy a hearty Acadian lunch at the Village.

Afternoon: Experience the French joie de vivre in music, food, comedy, theatre and dance at the Acadian Village, Le Pays de la Sagouine. Created from the imagination of internationally renowned Acadian novelist, playwright and author Antonine Maillet, Le Pays is the island where the Acadians celebrate.

Dinner: Enjoy a fresh seafood dinner and more Acadian fare in the town of Bouctouche.

Lodging: Auberge Bouctouche

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: Centrally located, Auberge Bouctouche is a 38 room hotel overlooking Bouchtouche Bay. As the largest facility in Bouctouche capable of accommodating groups, this newer facility offers rooms equipped with refrigerators, microwaves, wireless high speed Internet, a large breakfast room with deck for outdoor dining weather permitting.

Contact info:
50 Rue Industrielle
Bouctouche, NB E4S 3H9 Canada
phone: 506-743-5003
web: www.aubergebouctoucheinn.ca

Room amenities: Microwaves, refrigerators, high speed wireless Internet.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.


Day Four: Wednesday, June 26 - Experience the beauty of the Bouctouche coast and...
Breakfast: Continental breakfast buffet at Auberge Boutouche

Morning: Experience the beauty of the Bouctouche sand dunes, the few remaining sand dunes on the northeastern coastline of North America. Led by the park's naturalist guide explore the dunes wilderness along a boardwalk from which this unique ecosystem can be viewed.

Lunch: Enjoy a picnic lunch overlooking Bouctouche Bay.

Afternoon: Continued exploration of Bouctouche Dunes and then a stop at La Ferme Maury (Les Vins de l'Acadie) to learn about New Brunswick's first co-operative cottage winery. Sample an enticing selection of natural fruit wines. Finish the day in Shediac at a Provincial Heritage Place, a museum and art gallery dedicated to the life and work of Pascal Poirier (1852-1933), a Shediac native, author, patriot and first Acadian senator. The gallery features a fine collection of works by local artists such as paintings, glasswork, pottery and so much more.

Dinner: Dinner on your own at one of Shediac's or Bouctouche's fine restaurants.

Lodging: Auberge Bouctouche

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch
Type: Inn

Description: The Tidal Watch Inn is just 150 feet from the beaches of the Bay of Fundy where the world's highest tides rise and fall at the front doorstep. This historic 15 room Inn is located in the heart of the Village of St. Martins.

Contact info:
16 Beach St
St Martins, NB E5R 1C7 Canada
phone: 506-833-4772
web: www.tidalwatchinn.ca

Room amenities: Hair dryers, coffee makers, cable TV, wireless internet available in main building All rooms have private baths. Some rooms have whirlpool baths, fireplaces and views of the Bay. These rooms, when available are assigned on a random basis.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights before: $90-$150
Special Road Scholar Rates available

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Five: Thursday, June 27 - Hopewell Rocks & Fundy National Park
Breakfast: Continental breakfast buffet at Auberge Boutouche

Morning: Depart the eastern shores of New Brunswick traveling back to the Bay of Fundy to arrive at Hopewell Rocks. Walk the ocean floor, tides permitting, to explore the distinctive sandstone formations topped with trees carved from sea cliffs.

Lunch: Lunch on your own at the Hopewell Rocks Restaurant overlooking the Bay.

Afternoon: Continued exploration at Hopewell Cape. Depart in afternoon to travel through Fundy National Park to St. Martins.

Dinner: Full service dinner at Tidal Watch Inn

Lodging: Tidal Watch Inn

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner
Type: Inn

Description: The Tidal Watch Inn is just 150 feet from the beaches of the Bay of Fundy where the world's highest tides rise and fall at the front doorstep. This historic 15 room Inn is located in the heart of the Village of St. Martins.

Contact info:
16 Beach St
St Martins, NB E5R 1C7 Canada
phone: 506-833-4772
web: www.tidalwatchinn.ca

Room amenities: Hair dryers, coffee makers, cable TV, wireless internet available in main building All rooms have private baths. Some rooms have whirlpool baths, fireplaces and views of the Bay. These rooms, when available are assigned on a random basis.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights before: $90-$150
Special Road Scholar Rates available

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Six: Friday, June 28 - Village of St. Martins Sea Caves & Tidal Harbour
Breakfast: Cold breakfast buffet and hot entree each morning.

Morning: Experience the Bay of Fundy Tides once again in a walk through the Village of St. Martins, past the tidal harbour where boats sit in the mud at low tide. Walk the ocean floor once again out to sea caves carved by waves and tides into red sea cliffs.

Lunch: Lunch on your own at one of the beach restaurants overlooking the caves.

Afternoon: Continued exploration of the sea caves and cliffs on the Bay of Fundy

Dinner: Full service farewell dinner at the Tidal Watch Inn.

Lodging: Tidal Watch Inn

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner
Day Seven: Saturday, June 29 - Departures
Breakfast: Departures after breakfast.


Important information about your itinerary:
Please know that while we do everything we can to finalize all aspects of our programs well in advance, there are logistics that occasionally must be altered. Our website will reflect the most recent information, and we are committed to providing you with final program details no later than eight weeks prior to the start of programs outside the U.S. and three weeks prior to the start of programs within the U.S. If you ever have questions about your program, please don't hesitate to contact us and we will be happy to assist you.

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Included
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6 nights of accommodations
14 meals: 6 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 5 dinners
6 Expert-led lectures
8 Field trips
2 Hands-on experiences
2 Performances

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4.8
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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