Welcome to Halifax
Proud Halifax locals (known as Haligonians), many of whom have come from other parts of Nova Scotia, have a great quality of life: sea breezes keep the air clean; leafy, manicured parks and gardens nestle between heritage buildings; there's a thriving arts, theater and culinary scene; and the numerous pubs, with their craft-brew culture and love for bands, quite simply, go off... Read More
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7-day Puffin Tour from Halifax to Moncton
Breathe in the fresh Atlantic air, listen to the waves crash on the rugged coastline and feel the sand between your toes – you must be in the Maritimes! You’ll be sure to see plenty of seabirds such as herons, gannets and kingfishers and the (less adorable but very majestic) bald eagle. If that isn’t enough seabirds/life for you then take a whale watching cruise to see humpbacks, minke and more, plus adorable seals! New Brunswick is famous for their lobster, so of course you'll board a lobster boat to enjoy the freshest lobster lunch available. Hike trails on Cape Breton Island, check out the incredible tidal changes and rock formations at the Bay of Fundy, keep our eyes peeled for moose and other wildlife, relax on sandy beaches, and even visit the Anne of Green Gables homestead!
10-Day Newfoundland and Maritime Tour from Halifax to Moncton
Nova Scotia, Newfoundland, and New Brunswick are provinces with stunning scenery, captivating coastlines, treasured traditions and wonderful wildlife that will take your breath away! On this 10-day tour, hike to the summit of the incredible Gros Morne Mountain, explore the beaches and trails of Cape Breton Island, observe humpback, minke, pilot whales and more on a whale watching cruise, kayak through the amazing fjords in Norris Point, and get “Screeched in” on George Street, St. Johns.
5-Day Prince Edward Island Trip from Halifax Including Green Gables Heritage Place
The red cliffs, white beaches and lush green fields of Prince Edward Island await! Departing from Halifax, admire the alluring coastal scenery of Canada’s smallest province as you tour Charlottetown, the island’s capital city, with your guide. Over the course of five days, learn about indigenous culture at the Glooscap Heritage Centre and Mi’kmaq Museum, enjoy a lobster dinner with your travel companions, and explore beautiful Prince Edward Island National Park. You'll also visit famous Green Gables Heritage Place, watch a theater performance, and enjoy free time to sightsee at your own pace.
2-Day Trip to Oak Island from Halifax
From Halifax, visit Peggy’s Cove, Mahone Bay and Lunenburg, a UNESCO World Heritage Site noted as one of the best-preserved colonial settlements of the New World. During your overnight stay overlooking Oak Island, learn about its fascinating legends – known for more than 200 years as the ‘Money Pit,’ it’s the site of supposed buried treasures! This 2-day trip lets you experience the culture, history and beautiful scenery of Nova Scotia's South Shore.
Halifax Shore Excursion: Pre- or Post-Cruise 2-Day Trip to Oak Island
Before or after your cruise from Halifax, take a 2-day shore excursion to visit famous Peggy’s Cove, Mahone Bay and Lunenburg, a UNESCO World Heritage Site noted as one of the New World's best-preserved colonial settlements. Stay overnight at a hotel overlooking Oak Island and learn about its fascinating legends – known for more than 200 years as the ‘Money Pit,’ there are supposedly buried treasures here! This trip lets you experience the culture, history and beautiful scenery of Nova Scotia's South Shore.