Annapolis Valley / Wine Tasting / Bay of Fundy

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Tour Number

Activity Level

356783


Categories

Day Trip / Out of Town, Food and Wine, Local Experience, Shore Excursion

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. Please advise if a booster seat is required and we can provide.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 4

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent)

Your Private Jeep Tour with a Guide from Halifax to the beauty of Nova Scotia


Explore the beauty of Nova Scotia's Annapolis Valley. Home of amazing wines and some of the highest tides in the world! There is so much to see and explore its truly a site to see.

On our tour out of Halifax, I will give you some history of Halifax and information on Annapolis Valley as we make our way towards beautiful country sides and spectacular views of orchards and wine country tapestry.

You will see how the tides cycle the Mina Basin from a low to a high of over 50ft as we tour throughout the day.

As with all of my tours, it is customizable to suit your interests. Meal stops with various options are available along the route at an extra cost.

Itinerary

The Annapolis Valley is famous for its beautiful sites & great tasting wine & provides a day filled of highs and lows …tides! Some of the highest tides in the world at over 50 Feet! The choice is yours whether to keep the Jeep top up or top down with the wind in you hair in the 4x4 Jeep Wrangler.

As we make our way out Halifax learn some local history of the area. There is a little highway driving as we make our way to the Valley to Nova Scotia's wine country - the Annapolis Valley. Here you can explore the beautiful sites & stop at a few wineries for tastings & tours. Typically stopping 3 wineries & exploring local scenery & sites. All customizable based on your interests.

Highlights and touring stops in the valley has many options including:
- Wineries for tastings - up to 3 locations - we've selected some amazing choices
- Cider Tasting at Annapolis Cider Brewery
- FoxHill Cheese Factory
- Beer tastings - Port Williams
- Scenic sites at The Look Off - Canning area
- Walk the Ocean Floor - pending tides

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Hotels - We offer pickup directly at your hotel location and will generally meet you in the lobby.

Cruise Ships - Please note that ships time and local time may vary (we are on local time). Your guide will be waiting for you in a designated area and we keep up to date for docking piers and times. Your guide will have a sign with your name on it and are usually easy to find.

Note the following:
Docking at Pier 19, 20 or 21
Guide is normally waiting to the left as you exit the main glass building doors showing Pavilion 20
Docking at at 22
Guide is generally direct across the street in the parking lot as you exit the main glass building doors showing Pavilion 22
Docking at Pier 23, 31 or 34
These piers generally requires you to be shuttled to the main port area. Please take the shuttle bus. Your guide will be waiting for you in the designated shuttle drop off area with a sign with your name on it.

We recommend starting the tour within an hour of the ship's arrival.

End location: Drop off is generally at the same pickup location. We are more than happy to drop you off at any other location in and around town for your convenience.

Duration: 6 hours

As with all of my tours, it is customizable to suit your interests. Guest can request additional time, and will be charged accordingly. Please contact me prior to the tour for that. Hotel guests are welcome. We also can accommodate those Cruise ships passengers who are in port for the appropriate amount of time.

Transportation

Jeep Wrangler Sahara 4 Door
- air-conditioned
- removal top for those sunny hot days (bring a hair tie ladies ;)
- room for up to 4 passengers
- booster seat available upon request,
- plug in chargers for phones/tablets
- plug in for ipods for your music if desired
- Free WiFi on board (Need to check your e-mail or send a message? Just ask for the password.)

Note: The Jeep has a retractable Soft Top Roof and the option is always available to have the top on or off the Jeep.

What’s Included

Other: Private tour guide services with Private transportation.

I have bottled water on board at no extra charge.
Additionally, I have for your use:
- sun screen
- most cellular chargers to allow you to charge your smart phones/tablets.
- umbrellas in case of rain
- clean towels to wipe/dry off if someone decides to take a walk on a beach and dip their feet in waters.
- blanket
- binoculars
- Free WiFi on board (Need to check your e-mail or send a message? Just ask for the password.)

Additionally, I have a wide range of music to play while on tour or if you choose, plug in your own and I'll do my best to sing along !

Estimated Local Cash Needed

75 CND / USD - Meals and tasting fees (wine/beer/distilled alcohol) are not included.

What’s Extra

Other: Meals and beverages are not included in the pricing (other than free bottled water).

Note that wine, beer, distilled alcohol tastings fees are not included on Tours where these stops are available .

Restrictions

I can accommodate up to four people in my Jeep Wrangler 4X4. One passenger in the front and three in the back.

For larger groups of up to 14 it is possible to partner with other local tour guides. Please contact me for availability and pricing.

A Recent Review of this tour

We could not have been any happier with Mel! I would highly recommend Mel, as he was knowledgeable, courteous, punctual and FUN!
Linda Kobi

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