Blue Water Holidays
Blue Water Holidays - ABTA - ATOL - CLIA
Experts in River and Small Ship Cruising Holidays since 2002
01756 706500 +44 1756 706500
Blue Water Holidays - ABTA - ATOL - CLIA
01756 706500
+44 1756 706500

Eastern Seaboard Discoveries

Admire the colours of autumn in Canada and New England, cruise the scenic St Lawrence River and experience the buzz of New York City on this wonderful 12-night cruise with return flights from the UK, overseas transfers and 8 complimentary tours

Fly Cruise
12 nights from £5190pp

Mid size Ship Holiday
  • Castle in Quebec City
  • Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • St. Joseph Oratory, Montreal
  • New York, Manhattan
  • Portland, Maine

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Save up to £500pp PLUS free gratuities! Book by 31 Dec 2019

Eastern Seaboard Discoveries Special Offer

Join your award-winning Viking Ocean ship in the vibrant of Montreal in Quebec, home to the impressive Notre-Dame Basillica. In Quebec City, stroll along the quaint cobblestone streets and see the magnificent Château Frontenac before cruising to Saguenay.

Enjoy a lively stage show which tells the story of Saguenay's growth through storytelling, dance and song. Journey along the scenic St. Lawrence River to Gaspe and witness 450-million-year-old geological rock formations in Forillon National Park. In Nova Scotia, explore the historic treasures of Halifax including the hilltop Fort George, named for King George II of Great Britain.

Marvel at the breath-taking views from the top of Maine's oldest lighthouse in Portland and see the grand mansions which once housed famous families such as the Morgans, Astors and Vanderbilts. An overnight stop in the thrilling city of New York is the perfect end to this remarkable cruise.

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Eastern Seaboard Discoveries

Day 1 - UK - Montreal, Quebec (Canada)

Fly from the UK to Montreal and embark your ship. Spend the afternoon settling in or exploring the vibrant city of Montreal. Perhaps join the guided walking tour and discover Montreal's Old Town with its quaint cobblestone streets, galleries and boutique stores. After admiring the work of the local artisans, visit the colourful Bonsecours Market before finishing the tour at the remarkable Notre-Dame Basilica.

Day 2 - Montreal, Quebec

Spend a second day exploring Montreal. Perhaps take the opportunity to enjoy an invigorating bicycle excursion along the Lachine Canal or alternatively, sample the local delicacies of Montreal on an enriching culinary tour.

Day 3 - Quebec City, Quebec

Admire the magnificent Château Frontenac which sits at the very top of the city, step back in time as you visit the Place Royale and marvel at the distinctive white stone buildings dating to the early 17th century on a guided walking tour. Alternatively, you may want to pay a visit to the First Nations Village and immerse yourself in the history and culture if the Huron-Wendat people or take the opportunity to soar over Quebec city and the St. Lawrence River on a thrilling helicopter ride.

Day 4 - Saguenay, Quebec

Today you will visit the quintessential Quebecois town of Saguenay, a town that is proud of its rural roots and was built on a rich fur-trading and timber industry. Enjoy a lively stage show which tells the story of Saguenay's growth through storytelling, dance and song. Alternatively, take the opportunity to cruise into the remarkable Saguenay Fjord on a high-speed Zodiac or enjoy a tour and tasting at the Boivin cheese factory on an exiting foodie experience.

Day 5 - At Sea

Spend the day cruising the scenic St. Lawrence River; a gateway to the Great Lakes of the Midwest from the Atlantic Ocean. Perhaps attend one of the insightful on-board lectures before enjoying cocktails in the Explorers' Lounge this evening.

Day 6 - Gaspé, Quebec

Arrive in the small town of Gaspé; a place of stunning natural beauty and enjoy a scenic drive to the Forillon National Park. Witness geological formations that date back more than 450 million years, admire breath-taking views and learn about how man-kind once co-existed with the natural environment before visiting the home of the Blanchette family. Here you will learn about life during the 19th century. There will then be free time to explore independently before returning to the ship. Alternatively, take the opportunity to head out into the blue waters of the Gulf of St. Lawrence and witness several different species of whale on a whale watching expedition.

Day 7 - At Sea

Spend the day cruising the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

Day 8 - Halifax, Nova Scotia

Halifax is the bustling capital of Nova Scotia and is known for being the site of the first permanent European Settlement in the region. See the historic treasures and fascinating landmarks of Halifax including the hilltop Fort George, named for King George II of Great Britain, the magnificent St. Mary’s Basilica on a hop-on/hop-off bus tour. Alternatively, take a coastal drive to the quaint fishing village of Peggy's Cove or join a Segway tour.

Day 9 - At Sea

Enjoy the ships facilities during a relaxing day at sea.

Day 10 - Portland, Maine (USA)

Call on Portland today and explore its historic districts that are brimming with charm. Visit Maine’s oldest lighthouse and climb to the top to admire the spectacular views. Or discover why Portland’s maritime history became the inspiration for the works of one of America’s greatest painters, Winslow Homer.

Day 11 - New Port, Rhode Island

Newport was once a haven for believers of religious freedom and it was a successful Colonial port. Landmarks include the Wanton-Lyman-Hazard House Trinity Church, Redwood Library and the opulent mansions that line Ocean Drive and Bellevue Avenue which were home to famous families such as the Morgans, Astors and Vanderbilts. Pass these grand mansions and admire the sweeping ocean views during an included scenic drive.

Day 12 - New York

Admire the iconic Statue of Liberty as you cruise into New York Harbour this morning. Enjoy a sightseeing tour of Manhattan's highlights including the Rockerfeller Centre, Times Square, the Empire State building and the glorious St. Patricks Cathedral to name a few. An overnight stop in the Big Apple gives you plenty of time to experience the thrill of this city. Optional excursions include privileged access to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, a visit to the 9/11 Memorial and Museum and a rooftop tour allowing you to marvel at New York’s iconic skyline while sipping a cocktail in the stylish rooftop lounges of Manhattan.

Day 13 - New York - UK

Disembark after breakfast and transfer to the airport for your return flight home.

Day 14 - UK

Arrive back in the UK

For navigational reasons the Captain of the ship reserves the right to modify the cruise itinerary.

Price Includes

  • 12-night full board cruise
  • Return flights from the UK
  • Overseas transfers
  • 8 complimentary shore excursions with a wide choice of optional extra excursions available
  • House wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner
  • Choice of dining options from casual to private dining and al fresco dining
  • 24-hour room service
  • Tea and Coffee available 24-hours
  • Wi-Fi throughout the ship
  • Gratuities
  • All port charges and government taxes

Price Does Not Include

  • Travel Insurance
  • Additional optional shore excursions

Cruise Extensions

  • Montreal Extension - Enjoy a 2-night pre-cruise stay in Montreal. From £549pp, please contact us for more details
  • New York Extension - Enjoy a 2-night post-cruise stay in New York. From £599pp, please contact us for more details
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