Shore Excursion, Museums / Culture, City
Kid Friendly: Yes. This tour is suitable for children providing that they are accompanied/supervised by a parent.
You must enjoy walking a short distance as well as being able to get in and out of a bus coach.
Maximum travelers: 10
Halifax's rich history and culture
Originally settled in 1749, Halifax is very rich in history and culture. On this informative and entertaining two hour tour, we will sightsee many of Halifax's historic sites (including our Fairview 'Titanic' Cemetery, the Public Gardens, where the city was first settled, etc. ) as well as tour through several of residential areas and university campuses.
Our visit to the Fairview Cemetery (weather permitting) will include compelling stories about the 121 Titanic victims who lay buried there.
For this tour, I will provide step-on guide service and you will provide the bus coach, van or car.
We will sightsee many of Halifax's historic sites, including, the Old Town Clock, the Citadel Fortress, Nova Scotia Legislature, government House, Pier 21, the waterfront, the Fairview Lawn ('Titanic) Cemetery and Public Gardens (weather permitting) as well as university and residential areas.
The starting time of this tour is flexible and is meant to accommodate your schedule and your particular interests.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: I am happy to meet you at any convenient downtown Halifax location (ie. often a hotel, restaurant or where your cruise ship is docked).
End location: I am happy to drop you off at any convenient downtown Halifax location (ie. often a hotel, restaurant or where your cruise ship is docked).
Duration: 2 hours
We will travel by bus coach (provided by the client). And there will be some brief walking in a cemetery, a gardens (optional).
I will provide step-on tour guide services around the city of Halifax and the client will provide the bus coach, van or car.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
35 CAD - Should you wish to stop for a meal, snack or to buy gifts.
Purchases of any items (ie. shopping, souvenirs, snacks, meals, tickets, admissions, etc.) will be your responsibility.
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We loved our tour with Andy around Halifax. He was knowledgeable, personable, fun, and accommodating to our questions and needs. Beautiful day and a great way to get an overview of this wonderful city.