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Old 08-04-2012, 05:06 AM   #12
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Note, we deviated from our planned trip, we travelled directly from Lab to Matane, next day motel in Marimachi, then onto PEI with a cabin. Next day directly to ferry crossing to PAB

Breakdown of distances and places to stay

Stats on my trip:
DAY 2 Sunday July 1
Springdale – St Barbe
6hrs 525km
St Barbe RV Park
Tent site
877-2515

DAY 3 Monday July 2
+ 1 ¾ Ferry Crossing
Ferry @ 1030
Check in 1hr prior. Reservations recommended
Ferry $ 11.50 (Motorcycle and driver)
Blanc Sablon to Port Hope Simson
5 hrs 220km
Alexis Hotel (Margret)
$145+ 10 for cot ($175)
709 960 0228

Day 4 Tuesday July 3
Port Hope Simson to Goose Bay
7 hrs 410km
Hotel North 2
382 Hamilton River Road
Happy Valley
1-888-892-5505
$139 double room ($157)
Conf# 027168

Day 5 Wednesday July 4
Goose Bay to Lab City
8.5 hrs 535km
Duley Lake Park
(709)280-1128

Day 6 Thursday July 5
“OUR FREE DAY”
Two Seasons Inn
1 800 670 7667
Conf # MC2D266234
$140 ($158)

Day 7 Friday July 6
Depart
Lab City to Baie Comeau to Matane
9hrs 580km
Plus 2hr ferry (11hr)
Ferry to Matane $42.50 (Bike and driver)
Conf #48524
Check in 30min prior
1-877-562-6560
Baie Comeau to Matane Ferry
2000 hrs
Camping Riviere Matane
150 Route Louis Felix Dionne, Matane , QC
Site #71 $23 tax in
Conf # 205 281 408 52
418-562-3414

Day 8 Saturday July 7
Matane to Mirmachi
5hrs 345km

MATANE TO MIRMACHI
Route 195 to Amqui
Route 132 to 11 (Bridge turn off)
11 to 134 to Campbellton
134 to Blair Malcolm rd to 11
11 – 280 to bypass Dalhousie
280-134
134 to Bathurst to Miramichi
Cont on 134 to 116 North Black River road - CAMP

Camping Mirmachi
116 North Black River Rd.
Black River Bridge, NB
(506) 773-6252
Conf # 064920
$25
Day 9 Sunday July 8
Mirmachi to Bay St. Lawrence
9.5 hrs 690km
MIRMACHI TO BAY ST LAWRENCE
11 to Richibucto
Cont on 11 to Bouctouche
EXIT 32 B
LEFT 515
Right 134 Cross Bridge Left on 535 to Dixon Point
535 to Bridge at 134
134 to Shediac
Get 11 to 15
15 to Port Elgin to 16
Left on Main St to Tidnish Road NB970
970 to 366 Sunrise Trail​
to Pugwash on 6 to Pictou
Pictou 106 to 104 TCH east to 105
105 to Bay St. Lawrence Road

Jumping Mouse
3360 Bay St Lawrence Road
$25 Camp $40 Cabin
902-383-2914
Cabin Booked
jumpingmousecamping@gmail.com

Day 10 Monday July 9
Bay St. Lawrence to North Sydney
2hrs 150km
Ferry $100 (bike and driver)


My estimation of costs

Gas
3300 kms round trip
18ltrs/320kms X 3300kms
186 ltrs total @ $1.4/ltr
Gas. = $260
Ferry. = $154
Tenting = $123
Hotel shared. = $150
Food. $20/day. = $200
Total = $887
Money I left with
$990


Here is my actual breakdown, note hotels were split 4 ways (two extra cots) except for Miramichi we had 2 rooms


Cost gas Full tank from deer lake
port aux choix
13.035 ltrs. $17.00
Lans a Clair
18.9ltrs(rev can) $24.00
Port hope
10.56ltrs $15.00
Goose Bay
10.44ltrs. $13.60
Churchill
13.795 ltrs. $18.75
Lab city
13.461 ltrs. $17.89
Manic 5
20.6 ltr (5 in rev) $35.00
Baie comeau
17.04 ltrs. $22.22
Bathurst
16.741 ltrs. $20.78
Bouctouche nb
10.256 ltrs. $12.51
Pei
13.63 ltrs. $15.93
Badeck. NS
16.395 ltrs. $20.28
Sydney
7.165ltrs. $9.41
Pasadena
18.00 ltrs. $24.12
Total gas $266.42

Total
Hotels
St barbe $25
Port hope $40
Lab city. $40
Marimachi $55
Pei cabin $20
Matane. $5. Tent
Total. $180
Ferry.
St barbe. $11.50
Matane. $44.25
PEI. $40.00
Pab. $94.23
Total $189.98

Total gas $266.42
Total lodging. $180.00
Total ferry. $189.98
Total trip. $636.56
Food Roughly $200.00
booze. $75
souvenirs $60
Total money spent $950 approx
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