1Embark in New York, New York
Welcome aboard the Viking Octantis!
2Cruising the Atlantic Ocean
Become familiar with the amenities of the ship (we'd recommend a trip to the spa!) and learn about the upcoming excursions of the days ahead.
3Halifax, Nova Scotia
So many options in beautiful Halifax today! Choose from: a hike along the Lighthouse Route at Peggy's Cove, deep sea fishing and a chef prepared lunch with your catch, kayaking around McNabs Island, biking Salt Marsh Trail, a walking tour of the British Colonial settlement of Lunenburg, a tour of Halifax by Segway, or sailing around the harbor on a three-masted steel schooner.
4Cruising the Gulf of St. Lawrence
You'll be comfortable onboard with delicious meals, cozy lounges, and the Aquavit Terrace overlooking the pools as you spend the day cruising the world's largest estuary.
5Prince Edward Island
Are you ready to fall in love? Those who visit Charlottetown are destined to fall in love with the charms of Prince Edward Island. Fun options today include a hiking tour featuring the geology of the island, learn about falconry and put on a handlers glove to have a falcon sit on your hand, eat a lobster boil with a local fisherman, or opt for music and culture at a Gaelic Celidh.
The sandstone cliffs will catch your eye immediately, their beauty is worth capturing with your camera, you'll definitely want to remember this moment.
Today you can kayak at the Magdalen Islands, watch the seals onboard a Zodiac, tour the island of Havre-aux-Maisons to see the shops and artisans of the village, or horseback ride through the countryside and along the beach.
It's a beautiful day for a Zodiac ride around the Grande Basque Island, whale watch on beautiful waters, or take a nature walk with a local photographer while getting tips on how to best capture the nature around you on film or digitally.
Today you'll have a variety of options like cruising on a Zodiac for a close look at the Saguenay Fjord where passengers should keep their eyes open for peregrine falcons, a three hour expedition looking for beluga whales, or a visit to a local organic farm for a delicious field to fork lunch.
9Quebec City, Quebec
Quebec City is one of the most beautiful cities in all of Canada, and truly is world class. Excursions today include learning about the medicine of the Augustine Sisters at a historic monastery, hiking through the Canadian wilderness to the summit of Montsainte-Anne, kayaking by the island of Île d’Orléans, or a hiking excursion at the Cap Tourmente National Wildlife Area.
The natural wonders of Quebec will be more than apparent today as you choose between hiking La Mauricie National Park, exploring the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve of Lake Saint Pierre by boat with a naturalist guide, learning about black bears and beavers, or learning about the foods of the forest with a guide.
11Scenic Cruising: Seaway Locks Transit
Interact with the onboard expedition team and scientist as you enjoy the views, such as Montreal.
Plenty to do in this bustling metropolitan, such as a city tour, a food tour, visiting art museums, a cultural bike ride, or kayaking along Toronto's waterfront.
13Disembark in Toronto, Ontario
Disembark and return home on your flight, or consider extending your stay with post cruise stay in Algonquin Park.