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Why not combine our two most popular tours into one? See the sights of the historic port city of Halifax and then take in the famous breathtaking sights of Peggy's Cove.Our tour would commence from Pier 21 with its Historic block as the "Ellis Island" of Canada, where more than one million immigrants came through and more than 500,000 left from during WWII.From there we will visit St. Paul's Church, the oldest Anglican church in Canada. As well, St. Paul's Church was among some of the buildings that withstood the Great Halifax Explosion of 1917. We will drive on to Fort Needham Hill where a memorial carillon was built for the victims of that explosion. Then we'll be on to Canada's most famous lighthouse.Peggy's Cove is one of the most unique, captivating and exhilarating eye-openers in Nova Scotia. The quaint seaside hamlets of Shad Bay, Big Lake, East Dover and West Dover, to mention but a few, are also breathtaking.
Halifax is an ideal base from which to discover the delights of Nova Scotia, but organizing transportation and sightseeing independently takes time and effort. On this tour, spin through the Canadian countryside in comfort by air-conditioned vehicle with your guide. With admission fees plus pickup and drop-off at your downtown Halifax hotel included, hit top attractions including the Halifax Citadel National Historic Site of Canada and Peggy's Cove Lighthouse.
Discover Halifax sightseeing gems on this small-group 5.5-hour tour that takes you to several places skipped by large tour groups. Visit Peggy’s Cove, one of the most beautiful and photographed lighthouses. At the SS Atlantic Heritage Park, learn about the 1873 marine disaster that predated the ‘Titanic’. Pay respects at the Swiss Air Memorial and the Titanic Gravesite, and wind through the Hydrostone, a neighborhood built after the Halifax Explosion of 1917. Dig into tasty lobster rolls at a diner that overlooks Hackett’s Cove. Transport from hotels or the port included.
Escape to Peggy’s Cove, one of Nova Scotia’s most beautiful destinations, on this guided trip from Halifax. After an informative overview of the area, explore this small fishing village, located on the eastern shore of St. Margaret’s Bay, at leisure. Visit the Peggy’s Cove Lighthouse, one of the world’s most popular lighthouses, as well as local shops, restaurants, and cafes. For the adventurous, spend time hiking, kayaking, fishing, golfing or whale watching. Round-trip transportation included.
Nestled on the shores of the North Atlantic Ocean, the seaside towns of Lunenburg and Mahone Bay rank among Nova Scotia’s top attractions—with a fishing and boat-building heritage dating back centuries. On this tour, visit both sites in one day with round-trip travel from central Halifax. Delve into the region’s rum-running pirate past, discover hidden bays along the craggy coastline, and watch traditional fishing boats bobbing in the pretty harbor.
This day trip from Halifax introduces you to three wineries for vineyard tours and wine tastings in Annapolis Valley, an area of great scenic beauty known as Nova Scotia's premier food and wine destination. Enjoy a gourmet lunch and the chance to sample unique jams, mustards, and chutneys during this small-group tour, which is limited to eight people.
See the highlights of Halifax in a single, flexible day tour aboard a hop-on hop-off bus. You'll be able to tick all the must-see sights off of your list and focus on the attractions that interest you. Hop off whenever you like to explore further on your own at stops such as Province House, the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Fairview Lawn Cemetery, the Halifax Citadel National Historic Site, and others.
Make the most of your time in Nova Scotia—and discover both the bustle of Halifax and the island’s coastal scenery—on this multi-stop, private tour. Meet your guide at a time and place of your preference, and begin with a tour of Halifax: explore the Nova Scotia capital’s historical highlights, and even visit a cemetery connected with the sinking of the Titanic. Next, transfer to the pretty fishing village of Peggy’s Cove. Admire the heritage lighthouse, soak up the coastal scenery, and even enjoy a hike in the fresh air.
A shortened version of our public "Peggy's Cove and Halifax Tour with Lobster Roll Lunch" (5 star reviews), this 4 hour private tour has flexible start times so it's perfect for those on a tight schedule or for those on cruise ships with a short time in port. You'll get to see experience the charm of Peggy's Cove as well as some other interesting stops and your guide will entertain you with lots of tidbits of history and fun facts! Plus it's a completely private tour!
Peggy's Cove is one of the most unique, captivating and exhilarating eye-openers in Nova Scotia. The quaint seaside hamlets of Shad Bay, Big Lake, East Dover and West Dover, to mention but a few, are also breathtaking. Known as Canada's most famous fishing village, Peggy's Cove, with its famous glacier rocks, offers an attraction that predates the stone age. As well, visitors can see the only post office in North America that is in a lighthouse. We stop here for approximately 30 minutes and if you're enjoying yourself, you can stay and enjoy a delicious fish chowder or perhaps a nice cold beer.
Oak Island is an ocean island that has had a mystery for about two hundred years. There have been numerous books written about this mystery and an American television series titled "The Curse of Oak Island". Also, the lighthouse at Peggys Cove may be the most photographed lighthouse in Canada.
Nova Scotia boasts some of the finest winery in Canada. Known for its historic maritime culture, fantastic beaches, the Bay of Fundy's record tides now add a great wine to that list. The earliest vines in Nova Scotia were planted in around 1610 by Champlain's hard-working band of settlers. It was and still is great to relax to a glass of wine after a hard day's work. Today the wine industry in Nova Scotia has grown to become a proud addition to the province's economy.We will begin our tour with the narration of the areas of our intended sites. Our first visit will be at the Domaine de Grand Pre Winery, where we will spend about two hours exploring this site.We will spend the day investigating the various vineyards where you can take in the beauty and sample their unique offerings.This is a day that is spent outdoors so please dress appropriately for this tour. Walking shoes are ideal.
Canada’s Maritime islands await! Enjoy fresh salt air, sandy beaches, mountain vistas and much more. Pass through fields of green, dine on succulent seafood, and travel the world-famous Cabot Trail on this vacation of Prince Edward Island and Cape Breton Island which is complemented by touring of Nova Scotia’s South Shore.*Please note that our June 2 departure is bilingual English/German, and our August 4 departure is bilingual English/French
Fresh salt air, sandy beaches, rocky coves, cosmopolitan cities, remote lighthouses, rich history, warm hospitality, rustic fishing villages, succulent seafood, unspoiled nature, and first-rate facilities- all of these things and more make Canada’s Maritime Provinces one of the world’s most popular destinations. Continue to Newfoundland & Labrador where thousands of years of history come alive as you explore the West Coast. See the beauty of Gros Morne National Park. Take a boat tour in St. Anthony (weather permitting) where you may see whales and depending on the time of year icebergs!**This is one of our Combination Tours. You will enjoy the Atlantic Maritimes portion of your tour with one Tour Director, Driver and traveling companions, and Newfoundland & Labrador portion of the tour with another Tour Director, Driver and other traveling companions.***Please note that our June 2 departure is bilingual English/German, and our August 4 departure is bilingual English/French
A superbly presented tour of Halifax that puts the history and sites of the city into perspective within the context of the natural, cultural and political history of Nova Scotia from 1749.This tour highlights the link between Halifax to the Bay of Fundy, Lunenburg and other areas. See the site of the Halifax Explosion and the sites related to Halifax's connection with the Titanic, including the final resting place of 121 Titanic victims.HIGHLIGHTS: Citadel Hill, Argyle St., Grand Parade, Province House, Lieutenant Governor's House, Old Burying Ground, St Mary's Basilica, Georgian to Victoria architecture of "Olde" Halifax north and south, Spring Garden Road & Public Gardens, Halifax explosion site & memorial, Hydrostone National Historic District, Titanic burial sites & graves
Visit Peggy’s Cove and Lunenburg before continuing on to Prince Edward Island where the red cliffs, white beaches, gently sloping sand dunes and green fields of Canada’s smallest province awaits! A highlight will be a traditional Maritime Lobster Dinner.*Please note that our June 7 departure is bilingual English/German, and our August 9 departure is bilingual English/French
We offer authentic tours to all our clients both smaller and larger groups.Each individual or group's need is different and we at Aberdeen Tours strives to go beyond and above to please and offer memorable tours.Our knowledgeable guides will thrill you with not only the expertise of the area touring but will treat you as a STAR!You will indeed be in the company of inspired, enthusiastic and educated guides who make thoughtful anecdotes and props to take you beyond the boundaries of sight-seeing. We will meet your group at the cruise ship pavilion at whatever time you desire.
Join us as we explore the heritage of the Lighthouse Route and learn the stories behind Peggy’s Cove, Chester, Mahone Bay and Lunenburg, when and why they were settled, the history of the fishery and the natural history of the Atlantic Coast....Discover the connections between coastline, geology, landscapes, climate and natural resources that have sustained these communities for some 250 years -- the ship building and fishing: the gold rushes of the 1800s: the aquaculture and Christmas tree farming of today. Learn about the “who-what-when-why-and-where” of settlements by foreign Protestants, the economic contrasts between the in-shore fishery of Peggy’s Cove and the off-shore fishery of Lunenburg, the local architecture, the triumphs and tragedies of wooden ships and iron men. Explore at your own pace or join our complimentary walking tour of Peggy’s Cove and Lunenburg`s UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Thousands of years of history come alive as you ferry across the Cabot Strait to explore the West Coast of Newfoundland & Labrador. Learn about ancient peoples-the Maritime Archaic and Dorset Indians at Port au Choix, the Vikings in L'Anse aux Meadows, and the Basque Whalers in Red Bay - as you meet the hospitable and friendly people of today. See the beauty of Gros Morne National Park - a UNESCO World Heritage Site and coastal fishing communities. Take a boat tour in St. Anthony (weather permitting) where you may see whales and, depending on the time of year, icebergs!*Please note that our June 12 departure is bilingual English/German, and our August 14 departure is bilingual English/French
Enjoy some of the best of Canada's ocean playground as you spend three nights in Nova Scotia's capital city of Halifax and two nights on beautiful Cape Breton Island. The modern port city of Halifax is bursting with culture and heritage while Cape Breton Island offers a world of wondrous sightseeing opportunities, including the famous Cabot Trail. *Please note that our June 9 departure is bilingual English/German, and our August 11 departure is bilingual English/French
Nestled between Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, Atlantic Canada's Bay of Fundy is home to the highest tides in the world. Learn of the ecology and geology of the most dramatic and diverse tidal environment on the planet and experience Maritime history, culture and hospitality on this 7 day bus tour on Canada's East Coast.*Please note that our June 2 departure is bilingual English/German, and our August 4 departure is bilingual English/French
Enjoy a scenic drive to the Annapolis Valley to experience 3 award winning wineries. Sip your way through Nova Scotia wine country and learn about our cool climate wines. Stop one includes a tour/tasting at the first winery. At the second winery enjoy a guided tasting and lunch with wine at Luckett Vineyards, overlooking the beautiful Minas Basin fed by the Bay of Fundy (Luckett Vineyards is only available during May-December). Finally, visit a third winery after lunch for a final guided tasting before heading back to Halifax.
This comprehensive tour features the best of "the Far East of the Western World". Travel from the northernmost tip of the island of Newfoundland to the most easterly point in North America through national parks - including Gros Morne, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Learn of ancient peoples - the Maritime Archaic, Vikings, and Basques - as you travel to coastal fishing communities to meet the friendly and hospitable people of today. Boat tours provide the opportunity to see whales, thousands of seabirds, and, depending on the time of year, icebergs! Sample the local food and drink to become an honorary "Newfoundlander"!*Please note that our June 12 departure is bilingual English/German, and our August 14 departure is bilingual English/French
The world’s highest tides, fresh salt air, sandy beaches, rocky coves, cosmopolitan cities, remote lighthouses, rich history, warm hospitality, rustic fishing villages, succulent seafood, unspoiled nature, varied activities, first-rate facilities and travel routes. All of these things and more make Canada’s Maritime Provinces one of the world’s most popular destinations. Experience the best of the Maritimes on this delightful tour of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island.*Please note that our June 2 departure is bilingual English/German, and our August 4 departure is bilingual English/French