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CAPE BRETON, NOVA SCOTIA


Cultural Adventures on Cape Breton

Program #: 20535RJ
History & Culture; Science & Nature

Prices for this date starting at: $1217 per person

6 nights
7 days

Date Selected:


5/24/2012



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Cultural Adventures on Cape Breton - Photo courtesy of Cabot Shores
This program is
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  • Small Group

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Start of Program:


3:00 pm

 You will be staying at the Cabot Shores that night.



End of Program:


11:00 am

 You will be staying at the Cabot Shores the night before.



Required documents


You will be sent a Road Scholar Health and Safety form prior to the program start date. This form is required and must be completed and returned to the address shown on the document prior to your attendance in the program.



Passport
This information pertains to participants holding U.S. passports. All others should contact Participant Services at 1-800-454-5768 for requirements.
A passport is required for this program.


Travel Visa
A travel visa is not required for this program.



Parking availability:


There is free parking available on site at Cabot Shores.




Transportation Information:
 
To Start of Program
 

Location:

 

Cape Breton Island

 
From End of Program
 

Location:

Cape Breton Island

    (

Additional transportation information same as above

)
Getting There
 

From Halifax or Sydney Airport to Cabot Shores

 

 
 

Service:

 

Commercial Van/Shuttle
B&N Shuttle
phone: 800-330-4223
Advanced Reservations Required

 

Per Person/One Way:

 

$65
Prices are subject to change.

 

Travel Time:

 

4 hours 

   

To get to Cabot Shores, participants must make arrangements with both the shuttle company and Cabot Shores. Shuttles depart from both Halifax and Sydney airports. "Englishtown turnoff" is the closest stop and is 10 minutes away from Cabot Shores. A Cabot Shores rep. will pick you up at the stop and bring you to Cabot Shores. Once you have confirmed your pick up and drop off time with the shuttle company, please call Cabot Shores, 866-929-2585 to arrange for pick-up at the "Englishtown turnoff".

 

From Halifax or Sydney Airport to Cabot Shores

 

 
 

Service:

 

Commercial Van/Shuttle
Brennan’s Shuttle
phone: 877-847-7267
Advanced Reservations Required

 

Per Person/One Way:

 

$65
Prices are subject to change.

 

Travel Time:

 

4 Hours 

   

To get to Cabot Shores, participants must make arrangements with both the shuttle company and Cabot Shores. Shuttles depart from both Halifax and Sydney airports. "Englishtown turnoff" is the closest stop and is 10 minutes away from Cabot Shores. A Cabot Shores rep. will pick you up at the stop and bring you to Cabot Shores. Once you have confirmed your pick up and drop off time with the shuttle company, please call Cabot Shores, 866-929-2585 to arrange for pick-up at the "Englishtown turnoff".

 

From Halifax or Sydney Airport to Cabot Shores

 

 
 

Service:

 

Commercial Van/Shuttle
Cape Shuttle
phone: 800-349-1698
Advanced Reservations Required

 

Per Person/One Way:

 

$65
Prices are subject to change.

 

Travel Time:

 

4 Hours 

   

To get to Cabot Shores, participants must make arrangements with both the shuttle company and Cabot Shores. Shuttles depart from both Halifax and Sydney airports. "Englishtown turnoff" is the closest stop and is 10 minutes away from Cabot Shores. A Cabot Shores rep. will pick you up at the stop and bring you to Cabot Shores. Once you have confirmed your pick up and drop off time with the shuttle company, please call Cabot Shores, 866-929-2585 to arrange for pick-up at the "Englishtown turnoff".

 

From Halifax or Sydney Airport to Cabot Shores

 

 
 

Service:

 

Commercial Van/Shuttle
East Coast Shuttle
phone: 800-873-5551
Advanced Reservations Required

 

Per Person/One Way:

 

$65
Prices are subject to change.

 

Travel Time:

 

4 Hours 

   

To get to Cabot Shores, participants must make arrangements with both the shuttle company and Cabot Shores. Shuttles depart from both Halifax and Sydney airports. "Englishtown turnoff" is the closest stop and is 10 minutes away from Cabot Shores. A Cabot Shores rep. will pick you up at the stop and bring you to Cabot Shores. Once you have confirmed your pick up and drop off time with the shuttle company, please call Cabot Shores, 866-929-2585 to arrange for pick-up at the "Englishtown turnoff".

 

From Halifax or Sydney Airport to Cabot Shores

 

 
 

Service:

 

Commercial Van/Shuttle
Scotia Shuttle
phone: 800-898-5883
Advanced Reservations Required

 

Per Person/One Way:

 

$65
Prices are subject to change.

 

Travel Time:

 

4 hours 

   

To get to Cabot Shores, participants must make arrangements with both the shuttle company and Cabot Shores. Shuttles depart from both Halifax and Sydney airports. "Englishtown turnoff" is the closest stop and is 10 minutes away from Cabot Shores. A Cabot Shores rep. will pick you up at the stop and bring you to Cabot Shores. Once you have confirmed your pick up and drop off time with the shuttle company, please call Cabot Shores, 866-929-2585 to arrange for pick-up at the "Englishtown turnoff".

 

From Halifax or Sydney Airport to Cabot Shores

 

 
 

Service:

 


Various Car Rental Companies at Airport
Advanced Reservations Required

   

Both the Halifax and Sydney airports have car rental companies. Please reserve in advance.

 
Driving Directions
 

From Halifax to Cabot Shores

1. Take 102 north toward Truro 2. Take TransCanada east just before Truro toward Cape Breton/Canso Causeway 3. Once on Cape Breton, head towards Baddeck on TransCanada 105 east 4. Take left hand exit 12 (says Englishtown Ferry/Ingonish) 5. This car ferry takes 5 minutes, runs 7x24 and costs $5.25 per car or $12.50 for a book of 8 tickets 6. Once across ferry drive north on 312 towards Ingonish (only way to drive) and Cabot Shores is 10km (6 miles) on the right 7. Turn into Cabot Shores driveway (Buchanan Drive) and head for lodge (big green roof)

 

From the Sydney Airport to Cabot Shores

1. Take the 125 west 2. Take the Transcanada 105 west to exit 12 (right hand exit saying Englishtown Ferry/Ingonish) 3. Take Englishtown ferry and then drive 10km (6 miles); Cabot Shores is right toward the ocean.


The prices listed for commercial services and facilities that are not included in the program cost, such as airport shuttles or extra nights lodging, are subject to change without notice. Since Road Scholar cannot guarantee the accuracy of these prices, we strongly suggest contacting the companies directly for the most up-to-date information.
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What's Included...

Cultural Adventures on Cape Breton


You won't find a better value. Included at no additional cost on this date...

  • 6 nights accommodations
  • 17 meals: 6 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 6 dinners
  • Expert-led lectures [x]

    Led by one or more of our world-class instructors, typically in a classroom setting, lectures come in the form of presentations, discussions or workshops and offer expert insight into your area of study.
    Expert-led lectures: 9
  • Field trips [x]

    The world is your classroom, as you're on location with an instructor to pursue your educational theme firsthand.
    Field trips: 8
  • Hands-on experiences [x]

    Learn by doing in these "hands-on" activities directed by an expert.
    Hands-on experiences: 12
  • Performances [x]

    A performance can range from a night at the opera to a visit from a local performer at your hotel.
    Performances: 1

Plus these special experiences...

  • Explore the Celtic heritage of Cape Breton with local writers and historians and top it off with a traditional Celtic Ceilidh.
  • Venture into the beautiful surroundings through a variety activities including, hiking, kayaking and canoeing, all suited to your ability.
  • Experience the best of the local flavor and learn about how it got to your table by a presentation by a family of local fishermen.
And more...
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