Take shelter in a quaint local restaurant as the wild surf crashes against glacier rock formations on the rugged Atlantic coastline in the old-world fishing village of Peggy’s Cove.
Board an authentic British double-decker bus for a hop-on, hop-off tour of charming Halifax to explore the city known as the ‘gateway to Atlantic Canada’ at your own pace. Visit sites including the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax Clock Tower, Alexander Keith’s Nova Scotia Brewery; Halifax Waterfront Boardwalk and the Spring Garden Road shopping district. Join a shared tour to Peggy’s Cove on the Atlantic coast where you’ll visit the iconic lighthouse and glacier rock formations at this picturesque, and explore the colorful history of Lunenburg and Mahone Bay where pirates once smuggled rum along the craggy coastline.
Halifax is a prominent port situated on the world’s second largest natural harbor and surrounded by quaint fishing villages and historic coastal towns that offer shelter against the wild crashing surf and glacier rock formations of the dramatic Atlantic coast. You’ll explore this picturesque region on a combination of flexible hop-on, hop-off tours and organized expeditions where colorful local characters will relate the remarkable oral history of Nova Scotia's many old-world villages.
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You will be provided with a pre-departure package which will include all necessary information that you will need for your trip including materials such as vouchers, maps, train tickets (if relevant) etc.
Meet your professional driver for a private airport transfer.
Enjoy seeing the highlights of the city of Halifax at your own pace on board a hop-on hop-off coach. Board the authentic British Double Decker at any one of 15 designated pick up locations around the city and "hop-on" or "hop-off" as many times as you would like during that day. Highlights that you will see and can explore at leisure on the tour include: Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, historic properties, Duke Street, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Province House, authentic british double decker bus with Halifax Clock Tower in background, Alexander Keith’s Nova Scotia Brewery, Pier 21, Cruise Ship Pavillion, Pier 20, Halifax Waterfront Boardwalk, Point Pleasant Park, Golden Gates, Our Lady of Sorrows Cemetery, Halifax Public Gardens, Museum of Natural History, Spring Garden Road Shopping District, Halifax Citadel National Historic Park and Grand Parade and St. Paul's Church.
Just minutes from the waterfront and World Trade and Convention Centre, the Residence Inn Halifax Downtown offers ideal accommodation within walking distance to great restaurants, entertainment and the historic area. The rooms are generally very spacious and facilities include an indoor pool, spa tub, and complimentary fitness center, which has treadmills, free weights, elliptical trainers, and stair machines.
Enjoy time at leisure to explore at your own pace, or relax at your hotel.
Enjoy an afternoon shared 3 hr tour to Peggy's Cove - a "must-see" when visiting Nova Scotia and well worth the jaunt. Spend the afternoon taking in the spectacular scenery of this picture-postcard fishing village perched on the Atlantic Ocean. Famous for its iconic lighthouse and the crashing surf on the glacier rock formations – be sure to bring your camera. You’ll love the scenic drive past quaint seaside communities of Shad Bay, Big Lake, East Dover and West Dover. Relax comfortably in a luxury motor coach, and let the friendly, kilted guide keep you entertained with tall tales, historic gossip and local folklore. You'll know you've arrived at Peggy's Cove when you spot the white and red lighthouse sitting proudly against a backdrop of ocean as far as the eye can see. Get out and explore the rocks, visit the gift shops and wander through this photographer's paradise. You can even mail a postcard from inside the lighthouse – unique in North America.
Join a kilted guide in "New Scotland" for an enchanting shared, half day tour of Lunenburg and Mahone Bay. Explore the South Shore filled with history of fishing, boat building, the pirates of 'Oak Island' and the rum running along this craggy coastline. Lunenburg is home to Nova Scotia's largest fishing fleet, Lunenburg Academy, extraordinary architecture, supreme shops and more. From Lunenburg, continue with a drive through Mahone Bay, famous for its churches along the shore and its picturesque beauty. There will be plenty of time for exploring these remarkable seaside towns before you are brought back to Halifax at the end of the day.
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December 19, 2011
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December 19, 2011
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May 31, 2011
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