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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.
Introduce yourself to Nova Scotia on this private tour. Start with a pick up at your hotel, then visit some of Halifax’s historic highlights, including Fairview Lawn Cemetery, the burial site for many Titanic passengers. Next travel to Peggy’s Cove and its picturesque lighthouse. On the return to Halifax, take a leisurely drive along the coast with stops for pictures and to admire the views.
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.
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
Explore Halifax with ease and efficiency on a short segway tour of the city’s top destinations. In addition to navigating, your guide offers little-known facts and stories about popular landmarks in the city center, including the Halifax Citadel, Argyle Street, and the Waterfront Boardwalk. Departure times are offered at various times throughout the day for your convenience.
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 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.
The Cabot Trail Discovery Tour explores Nova Scotia’s most iconic road trip. From the rugged coastlines and majestic mountains to the charming small fishing villages, this tour provides breathtaking viewpoints, & endless photo opportunities. Our tour takes you to places the cruise tours do not go and tailors the time of the tour to the time you have in port.
On this Harbour Hopper tour, you'll travel on both land and water aboard a nifty, renovated amphibious Vietnam War vehicle. The unconventional method of transportation gives you an overview of some of Halifax's key landmarks: First, drive by St Paul’s Cathedral, Citadel Hill and Halifax Public Gardens, then splash into Halifax Harbour for panoramic views of the waterfront.
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.
Enjoy delicious cuisine and live entertainment with a view of Halifax and the surrounding region on this dinner cruise along Halifax Harbor. On board a Mississippi-style sternwheeler, relax at a private table and dine on a delicious buffet dinner. Listen to live music and light commentary about the main attractions along the way. Then grab a cocktail from the fully equipped bar and head to the open-air upper deck to take in the view of the Nova Scotia night under a moonlit sky.
During this tour, guests can expect to learn about key historic events in our city’s history including the founding of Halifax, the Acadian Explusion, the Halifax Explosion, our connection to the Titanic and all the reasons why we love this city today. Featuring our favourite Green Spaces, Architecture, Urban Hubs, Night Life and Hot Spots this tour is all about showing you what it means to be Haligonian.
Our small group format allows for a relaxed experience between you and your guide hopefully feeling a like casual ride between friends.
Discover the rich heritage of the Maritimes and fishing at the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic. The museum explores how fishing has always been an important part of the culture of the Canadian Maritimes. Much more than just a look at the work of fisheries, the museum delves into the way of life on the sea, as it was and continues to evolve.
See the historic sights of Halifax in a futuristic way… on a Segway. After getting comfortable on the machines, join your guide and small group for a fun morning or afternoon. Roll along the Waterfront, the Public Gardens, the Citadel National Historic Site, Argyle Street and more. You’ve never seen Halifax like this before.
Visit one of Canada’s most recognizable landmarks: Peggy’s Cove, during a half-day excursion to that includes a tour through the city of Halifax. Come ashore and discover this seaside city’s maritime culture, history, and sights. Visit a tiny East Coast community before heading down the coast to Peggy’s Cove to climb on the devonian granite rock formations under the lighthouse at the ocean’s edge.
Help hoist the sails as you take a ride on the Tall Ship Silva. An afternoon cruise on the Halifax Harbour on this 130’ schooner is complete with the opportunity to join the crew manning the sails, tying knots or even taking a turn at the helm! If you prefer, you can sit and watch the action while taking in the history and Maritime beauty of Halifax.
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.
The island of Cape Breton offers the escape from the regular hustle and bustle of life you might not know you needed. The island is full of lush and rugged beauty, and this tour helps you explore it. Departing from Halifax, spend three days discovering the history and landscapes of the island, go whale watching, and travel the famed Cabot Trail.
The coastal waters off Halifax Harbour are teeming with diverse fish species, but finding the biggest catches far from shore takes local knowledge. On this deep-sea fishing expedition, cruise out into deep waters as your captain sheds light on the Nova Scotia fishing industry. With all equipment included, cast your line in the best spots for Boston bluefish, cod, haddock, and mackerel, and keep what you catch.
Take a romantic, evening boat cruise during this sunset sailing tour through the Halifax harbor with wine and cheese tasting included. Spend the night living the good life while the wind catches the sails to deliver the boat downwind. Throughout the cruise sample four distinct Nova Scotian wines from across the province and enjoy a local cheese tray as the sun fades away.
Learn the compelling history of Halifax and take in the city’s harbor during this narrated cruise. Board a Mississippi-style sternwheeler boat equipped with bar and snack counter and take your seat on the covered, open-air upper level or the enclosed lower level. Learn about the Halifax explosion and the city’s contributions during in World War II and the sinking of the Titanic.
Explore Canada's rugged wilderness on this Three Sisters sea kayaking tour. Paddle from Spicer's Cove onto the calm waters of Cape Chignecto Provincial Park. Admire the towering cliffs of Cape Chignecto as your guide details the park’s fascinating ecology and geology. Discover the rocky key holes, archways and sea stacks for which it is famous. Gaze in awe as the magnificent peaks of the Three Sisters are mirrored perfectly in the clear water. Enjoy a picnic on a nearby beach as the rapidly falling tide alters the entire landscape.
Come ashore and explore the oceanside city of Halifax on foot during this half-day guided walking tour that reveals architecture, East Coast culture, landmarks, and more. See the architecture of the capital city of Nova Scotia and learn about the history that shaped it from Province House, the Citadel, and the House of Assembly to lively modern areas like Spring Garden Road where you’ll visit local bars and shops.
Save hours by skipping lines to purchase tickets with this pass that includes priority entry to Halifax’s top sights and experiences. Explore the city by land via hop-on-hop-off bus and Segway, as well as the harbour by sea via a Tall Ship Silva cruise. Take in highlights like the Discovery Centre science museum and Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, plus enjoy a tour and beer tasting at Alexander Keith's Brewery.