Experience one of Nova Scotia’s most picturesque places on this half-day trip to Peggy’s Cove from Halifax, with convenient, comfortable round-trip transport included. Receive an informative overview of this popular area from your friendly onboard guide, and then take a self-guided tour to explore the small fishing village at your own pace. Don’t miss the Peggy’s Cove Lighthouse, one of the world’s most iconic lighthouses!
• 3.5 hours
Get a snapshot of Halifax’s classic sights in an unconventional way — on a 1-hour Harbour Hopper tour. You'll travel on both land and water aboard a renovated amphibious Vietnam War vehicle. Drive by St Paul’s Cathedral, Citadel Hill and the Victorian beauty of Halifax Public Gardens, and then splash into Halifax Harbour for great views of the waterfront. Your knowledgeable driver and marine pilot livens up the ride with engaging tales and naval history, and offers pointers on where to head next during your stay in the seaside city.
• 55 minutes
Visit the famous fishing village and lighthouse of Peggy’s Cove, enjoy a tasty lobster roll lunch overlooking a pretty inlet, and learn about the history in and around Halifax that other tours just can't offer!
• 5.5 hours
While in Halifax, take a day trip to Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia’s premier wine and food destination whose beautiful scenery will delight you. Visit three wineries for vineyard tours and wine tastings before enjoying a gourmet lunch. Then, head to Tangled Garden to sample unique jams, mustards and chutneys. Foodies and wine lovers will love this small-group tour, led by a local guide. This small-group tour is limited to eight people, ensuring a more personalized experience.
• 8 hours
Explore the famous Three Sisters rock formation by sea kayak! Spectacular Cape Chignecto Wilderness Park has been rated the number one kayaking destination in Nova Scotia by guidebooks and magazines alike. Don't miss the opportunity to paddle this incredibly scenic and wild coastline with an experienced, informative and fun guide. Launching from the red sands at Spicer's Cove, the cliffs become increasingly dramatic as you paddle further along the park's shoreline, and you might spot seals and eagles along the way. The highlights of this tour include the famous Three Sisters sea stacks, a natural amphitheatre that nicely amplifies your voice, lava tubes and other evidence of the separation of the continents, a small sea cave, steep red cliffs and holes-in-the-rock.
• 6 hours
Cast off into Halifax Harbour on this dinner cruise aboard a Mississippi-style sternwheeler. Glimpse top attractions along the Northwest Arm of the harbor, including the lovely wooded landscapes of Point Pleasant Park and the Dingle, while you dine on a gourmet buffet prepared with fresh produce and the catch of the day. Admire Halifax’s waterfront while listening to light but engaging commentary on the points of interest. This 2-hour dinner cruise is an excellent prelude to a night on the town.
• 2 hours
Experience the unforgettable delight of cruising on Halifax Harbour in classic style and comfort on the Tall Ship Silva, a 130’ schooner. Departing from the heart of downtown Halifax, set sail into the beautiful harbour where you will have a mariner’s view of Halifax’s biggest attractions including the Harbour Bridge, the Fort George, McNab’s Island, Point Pleasant Park and Historic Properties. You will discover Halifax’s rich history and some of the stories and tales behind these iconic landmarks. Get involved and help hoist the largest sails in Halifax Harbour, a truly unique part of your experience aboard this ship. Step back in time as the wind fills the sails and carries the ship across the harbour. Take the lead and steer the helm or tie a knot – otherwise simply sit back, relax and enjoy getting to know your crew and Captain – all of whom are at your service. Find the Tall Ship Silva at Sackville Wharf, located at 1655 Lower Water Street.
• 1.5 hours
Join a kilted guide in "New Scotland" for an enchanting tour of Lunenburg and Mahone Bay. Explore the South Shore filled with history of fishing, boat building, the pirate 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. Enjoy a guided walking tour of Lunenburg or entrance to the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic. 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.
• 6 hours
We launched our Quickie Adventures in 2017 to great success, albeit with a few sideways snickers- not sure why. We change our program each season to keep it fresh and entertaining. These quick guided tours are perfect for those who are on a tight time budget or looking to drop their kids off for a couple hours of alone time.
• 4 hours
Our first single-night canoe trip, launched in recognition of the phenomenal stargazing this area is renowned for! The interpretation and programming of this trip will focus on the night sky, and could include cultural interpretations of constellations, night sky photography and mythology.
• 2 days