Hotel Tours, Convention Tours, and Tours of Nova Scotia
Tours operate all year long. HALIFAX TOUR GUYS will pick you up at The Halifax Cruise Ship Terminal. Any Hotel, Inn, Bed and Breakfast, Nova Center, World Trade and Convention Center, any or Bay Ferry Terminal in the Province (Yarmouth, Digby, Caribou Island, and North Sydney). The Halifax International Airport, and any private residence or entry point in Nova Scotia.
All tours are private tours and can be designed and customized to meet your needs. We offer Part, Full and Multi Day Tours. Parts of one tour can be combined with another tour. Please book with us in advance of your trip, so we can accommodate your request and provide you with a great tour experience.
(Once you have chosen your tour, please click on BOOKING FORM at the bottom of the page and fill out all the information requested).
Please Note: After Halifax Tour Guys receives your completed booking form with your credit card information, we will send you a Tour Confirmation within Forty-eight (48) Hours. If you are more comfortable calling in your credit card information to our office at 1-902-406-6314, we will then send your Tour Confirmation out. If you do not receive a tour confirmation within 48 hours after giving us your credit card information, check your junk mail folder. Please call or email us at halifaxcruiseshipshoretours.com if you do not have your tour confirmation.
Tour #1 – Halifax and Peggy’s Cove Tour
This is the most popular Tour in Nova Scotia. Our tour usually takes 5-6 hours depending on the length of time spent at various stops.
Highlights of Halifax include the Immigration Museum at Pier 21, Historic Victorian and Georgian Homes in the South End Of Halifax, Point Pleasant Park, and a stroll through the Halifax Public Gardens. From there you can visit Halifax’s Citadel Hill, Fleming Park, War of 1812, Halifax Explosion, and Titanic Burial Site.
We then travel towards Peggy’s Cove which is a classic red-and-white lighthouse with an automated light that has wet slippery rocks and unpredictable surf. Visitors have slipped on the dark wet rocks or have been swept off the rocks by waves, sometimes drowning, so we want to caution our tour passengers to be very careful.
On our way back to Halifax we will travel through the Village of West Dover, Communities of Bayside, Shad Bay, Prospect Bay, White’s Lake and Hatchet Lake. Once back in Halifax, if time allows, we will see some more of the Highlights of Halifax on the way to your Cruise Ship.
Tour pricing does not include meals, museum or Park entrance fees. Please allow extra time if you wish to stop for a meal.
PRICING / BOOKING: Click the Above Menu Item “Halifax and Peggy’s Cove Tour” for Pricing and Booking Information (or simply fill out the form at the bottom of this page)
Tour #2 – Aspotogan Peninsula, St Margret’s Bay, and Peggy’s Cove
This Coast Line Drive, as we like to call it, boasts stunning landscapes for those Nature lovers out there and is roughly a 5-6 hour tour that takes in dozens of coves, beaches and fishing villages in and around St. Margarets Bay.
Some of the communites along this tour include Deep Cove, Upper Blandford, Blandford, New Harbour, Bayswater, Aspotogan, Southwest Cove, Northwest Cove, The Lodge, Birchy Head, Mill Cove, Fox Point, and the largest community in the area, Hubbards.
From Hubbards we pass Queensland Beach and travel along the Head of St. Margarets Bay, turning towards Peggy’s Cove in Upper Tantallon, and stopping at the Acadian Maple Products. Then it’s off to Peggy’s Cove and Indian Point to sample lobster, mussels or an oyster lunch if you are interested.
Once back in Halifax, and if time permits, your driver/tour guide can take you to Citadel Hill, The Halifax Public Gardens, the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Alexander Keiths Brewery tour, the Museum of Natural History, or the Maritime Museum.
PRICING / BOOKING: Click the Above Menu Item “Aspotogan Peninsula, St Margret’s Bay, and Peggy’s Cove” for Pricing and Booking Information (or simply fill out the form at the bottom of this page)
Tour #3 – Halifax Historic City Tour
This four hour Halifax Historic City Tour can be customized to your personal preferences and will begin with Pier 21 and wind it’s way along other historic interests in Halifax NS such as Point Pleasant Park, Halifax Public Gardens, Halifax Citadel (National Historic Site), Halifax Explosion, Horse Shoe Island, and the Sinking of the RMS Titanic exhibition.
Historic Halifax City Tour pricing does not include meals, museum or Park entrance fees. Please allow extra time if you wish to stop for a meal.
PRICING / BOOKING: Click the Above Menu Item “Halifax Historic City Tour” for Pricing and Booking Information (or simply fill out the form at the bottom of this page)
Tour #4 – Lunenburg, Mahone Bay, Aspontogan Peninsula Tour
This tour is 6-7 hours. You travel from Halifax to Exit #11 off Highway #103, passing through Blockhouse on our way to the magnificent Old Town of Lunenburg, which is a UNESCO (UN) World Heritage Designated Site.
Lunenburg is home to the famous Bluenose Schooner and the Nova Scotia Fisheries Museum. There are several Memorials to see, and an operating Blacksmiths shop with a micro rum distillery, producing some great tasting products.
From Lunenburg we travel around Second Peninsula towards Mahone Bay, which for decades has been home to Pirates, Privateers, Military Captains, and Rum Runners, to name a few. Since 1795 treasure seekers have come to near by Oak Island, believed to be the place where many a treasure is buried.
Then we wind our way to Chester, the Aspotogan Peninsula, St. Margarets Bay, Hubbards and Queensland, where some of the finest beaches are located in the province.
Once back in Halifax, and if time permits, your driver/tour guide can take you to your choice of The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Alexander Keiths Brewery, or the Museum of Natural History. The Maritime Museum is less than 10 minute walk along the Harbour Boardwalk to the new Seaport Farmers Market and Pier 21 is almost next door.
PRICING / BOOKING: Click the Above Menu Item “Lunenburg, Mahone Bay, Aspontogan Peninsula Tour” for Pricing and Booking Information (or simply fill out the form at the bottom of this page)
Tour #5 – Grand Pre, Minas Basin, Valley Look Off, and Halls Harbor
This tour is a 6-7 hour tour of the Minas Basin and the Bay of Fundy. We include in this tour Grand Pre, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Grand Pre Interpretation Center, the legendary Statue of Evangeline, and a shore drive along Evangeline Beach with a stunning view of Blomidon Ridge.
After the beach we can stop for lunch at the Evangeline Café, or at Grand Pre Winery for some wine tasting, a possible tour of the vineyards depending on timing and/or lunch at their restaurant. Then we travel along the shores of the Minas Basin to the Town of Wolfville, the home of Acadia University.
Other stops along this tour include Kingsport Beach, Evangeline Beech, North Mountain Lookoff, and Halls Harbor for a closer look at Bay of Fundy, home to the highest tides in the world.
PRICING / BOOKING: Click the Above Menu Item “Grand Pre, Minas Basin, Valley Look Off, and Halls Harbor” for Pricing and Booking Information (or simply fill out the form at the bottom of this page)
HALIFAX TOUR GUYS – Booking Form
Your Needs: Customers should dress for the weather. Please make sure to tell us if you need any of the following items before booking your tour. Baby Seats, Step-ups, Walker, Portable Wheel Chair (must supply own walker or wheel chair).
Last Minute Changes: All tours will begin at 8 am unless prior arrangements have been made with the office. All tours can be changed with the driver upon arrival. All group tours or multi-vehicle tours must contact office. Cell phone must be kept on when ship arrives in port in case of early or late arrivals.
Questions: If you have any questions before or after making your booking, please contact us – firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 1-902-406-6314
*Disclaimer: The purpose of the credit card information is to hold your booked tour with us. Once we receive your credit card information either with your booking form or by calling our office at 1-902-406-6314, we will email your Tour Confirmation within 48 hours to you. Your credit card will not be charged for your tour, and will only be charged for the following two reasons. If you fail to cancel your tour within 72 hours before your scheduled booking, your credit card will be charged a fee of $150.00 per vehicle ordered. This charge is to cover your driver/tour guides time, associated office, and credit card fees.
Your driver/tour guide will gladly accept payment in Canadian Cash only. Tour prices do not cover meals, entrance fees to museums, parks, attractions, buggy rides, wine tasting, winery tours or boat fees. Driver gratuities are also not in the price structure.