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Nova Scotia Day Tour - Visit Peggy's Cove, Lunenburg, and the Annapolis Valley.

Halifax, Canada

From $192.07

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  • 8 hours 45 minutes (approx.)
  • Hotel pickup offered
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English
  • Good for avoiding crowds


This relaxed day tour along the coast south of Halifax fits a lot in without feeling hurried. A number of destinations are on the itinerary, but there’s no fixed schedule, so you can see where the day takes you. Spend time taking in the sights at Peggy’s Cove Lighthouse, Queensland Beach, the Lunenburg Historic District, and more. End the day at a vineyard to enjoy some tastings and admire the views.
  • An easy way to tour beyond Halifax for the day
  • Receive personalized attention on a small-group tour
  • Travel in comfort in an air-conditioned vehicle
  • Get the chance to ride a bike, if you wish

What's Included

  • Air Conditioned Vehicle
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Bike Transportation
  • Lunch

Meeting And Pickup

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Start time

09:00 AM

Pickup details

**** SCHEDULE IS NOT FLEXIBLE **** We pick up out front of all accommodations on the Halifax Peninsula.

What To Expect

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 7 travelers

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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Nova Scotia Day Tour - Visit Peggy's Cove, Lunenburg, and the Annapolis Valley.
145 reviews
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Amazing trip!!!
Ishan_S, Oct 2022
We spent the entire day on this trip and it was nothing short of amazing. Right from the time of pick-up, Ian made us comfortable. He was very courteous and patient to answer all our queries. While it was a foggy day, he ensured that we missed nothing. He took plenty of pictures and gave us as much time needed ensuring that we covered it all. He went out of the way to find out about the apple picking at Annapolis valley and that was something different. We are going to cherish these moments for a lifetime. Thank you Ian. You definitely deserve a 5 star. Would highly recommend this trip.. keep in mind to check the weather forecast for the day of travel.
Fantastic day out, our...
Amber_R, Oct 2022
Fantastic day out, our tour guide Ian was lovely! Saw the major tourist areas as well as less travelled roads.
Excellent day trip
PriscillaB_D, Oct 2022
Great guide - Ian - he took good care of us during a steady rain all day. He was helpful with comments about the places we visited and had a very pleasant vibe.
Excellent tour.
John_D, Oct 2022
Peggy’s Cove is breath taking, a must see. Ian was an outstanding guide very personable, and very knowledgeable. I would highly recommend this tour.
Ask for Ian!
Kathleen_V, Sep 2022
It was a truly memorable day. Great information and stories. Learned so much about Canada and Nova Scotia in particular! Great day.
Tour of Nova Scotia
William_B, Sep 2022
Sam was fantastic. Knowledgeable, polite and very pleasant. Tour was well planed. Small group size made it easy to enjoy other tourists
David_T, Sep 2022
Long day filled with many experiences and memories. The weather was perfect too. Ian was very informative and flexible…thanks for the 2nd winery stop!!
Wonderful trip
Donovan_P, Sep 2022
We had a great trip with Sam. Very energetic and knowledgeable about the stops on the trip. She made some last minute changes to the itinerary to avoid crowds, which was great
an absolutely spectacular...
Marc_H, Sep 2022
an absolutely spectacular day Sam is an outstanding person ,a terrific tour guide she is great fun as well as being extremely knowledgeable about Nova Scotia the four other folks on our tour were terrific and it was a day of fun learned a lot and laughed a lot what more can you ask for 🙏🙏🙏😁😁😁 marc
We had a wonderful day...
Mara_S, Aug 2022
We had a wonderful day with Sam and the other travellers. Visited many beautiful places and got to learn along the way. Sam was very fun and knowledgeable. Loved meeting cute Lola as well. Thank you so much! • Mara & Ryan
1 traveler found this review helpful
I enjoyed the tour, but...
TauS_B, Aug 2022
I enjoyed the tour, but be ready to spend half the time in the car. It's a bit too much for me, and very little time was allocated to actually visiting the places. I barely had the time to enjoy the surroundings and I already had to get going. I'm one to really slow down while on vacation, and I did feel a bit rushed. But everyone else in the car was happy with it. Up to you ! Lunenberg for lunch was stressful -- so hard to find a place to eat in so little time... The guide was very nice, but I would have hoped to learn more about the history, and such. I liked that it was a small group, though, and everyone was nice. If I'm ever in Nova Scotia again, I will definitely book with Alternative Routes again, but for a much smaller itinerary or a longer multi-day trip !
1 traveler found this review helpful
Fantastic guide
Lloyd_M, Aug 2022
Great tour because of a great tour guide. While you see all the Nova Scotia sites you need to see, what really sets it apart is the atypical tour guide. You get an unfiltered commentary on the area and sites, I feel I understand the region much better.
Christina_L, Aug 2022
We had a blast. Our tour guide Ian was great!! Informative, friendly, flexible and professional. We were able to see so many parts of Nova Scotia with ease. Thank you!!
Great tour of Nova Scotia!
Adam_R, Aug 2022
My girlfriend and I had a memorable, action-packed day tour with Ian! We got to experience so much of Nova Scotia and enjoyed great company. I highly recommend this tour if you’re looking to maximize your trip to the province.
1 traveler found this review helpful
Nova Scotia Highlights in One Day!
Mike_P, Aug 2022
Great tour capturing some of the highlights of Nova Scotia! Sam is super passionate and we loved her energy on the tour! We will def book again in the future!
Thank you Ian!
Nicole_C, Aug 2022
Ian is a good tour guide. He could answer our questions, gave us tips when visiting different places.
Very convenient to see a...
Diana_S, Aug 2022
Very convenient to see a good part of Nova Scotia. Great knowledge from the owner/guide. We were offered an option to visit a winery which should always be the choice!
Great trip to Peggys Cove and more.
Gert_W, Aug 2022
We went to menny beautifully places and our guide, Sam, was fantastic. We have a great day with fun.
Peggy's Cove, Lunenburg , Operator Alternative Routes
Riette_B, Aug 2022
Ian, our tour guide was amazing, he went over and above to make our trip fun. He was very knowledgeable on the area, we never felt rushed, had a wonderful sense of humor and was very punctual picking us up. I would highly recommend this trip.
Authentically Canadian!
Tarra_C, Aug 2022
Sam was an exceptional guide! Our tour was world class and we saw a lot of Halifax and surrounding area in our day! She gave us great insights in each area, made recommendations on what to see and where to eat and we had appropriate time in each location! We saw Peggy’s Cove in the authentic Canadian mist and by Lunenberg it was sunny! The winery and Bay of Fundy were fantastic as was our extra adventure at the end of our tour! Would absolutely tour with Sam again and we’re looking forward to trying her Cape Breton and PEI tours when we return! Her website is also worth checking out!


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