Downtown Halifax Highlights Walking Tour (By Foot Only)


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Activity Level



Hiking and Walking, First Time Visitor, City


Kid Friendly: No.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 10



English (fluent)

Walking Shore Excursion

This tour will take you from the cruise ship Pier 22 through Downtown Halifax. Feel the character of historic Halifax and see the many historic places associated with the Titanic that are in the downtown. Climb a top Citadel Hill for a full view of all of Halifax. A walking tour of Halifax would not be complete without a stroll through the Public gardens, which are one of the finest Public Victorian Gardens in North America.
Please do note that this tour is on foot only.
Halifax is a wonderful place to visit because of the history, urban form and people.


The tour will go down historic Hollis St. to view many of the fine Georgian homes of Halifax. There will be a stop at the Old burying ground of Halifax's first Cemetery and Government House, home of the Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia. Proceed to St. Paul's Church and the former funeral home where the Titanic bodies were processed. next to the grand View of Citadel Hill and to the Public Gardens. Final of the tour is a walk down Morris St. to view Halifax's downtown Victorian homes. We will conclude at the starting point.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: The tour will begin at the cruise ship terminal of Pier 22 on Terminal Rd.

End location: The tour will end at the cruise ship terminal of Pier 22 on Terminal Rd.

Duration: 3 hours

Halifax Walking Tours a dependent on the weather.


The method of transportation for this tour is by walking only.

What’s Included

Other: My my knowledge and services as a professional tour guide.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

30 CAD - Any sundry expenses

What’s Extra

Other: You are responsible for any purchases of a personal nature


My tours are walking tours. Vehicles are by request and include a professional driver and myself. Please inform of mobility issues and space needs. Vehicle requests have extra cost. Please wear proper footwear. Please contact for other special needs.

A Recent Review of this tour

Five stars - great tour, very knowledgeable individual who clearly communicated his love of the area and its history. He learned our interests and adapted the route for them. Wonderful experience.
William Russell

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