HALIFAX TOUR GUYS - Your Trusted Private Tour Company in Nova Scotia!
Private Nova Scotia tour company

CRUISE SHIP TOUR BOOKINGS – Guests will be picked up at your Cruise Ship pier. Do not get on any shuttles, or buses. Your driver/tour guide will be waiting at your pier, holding a PINK SIGN with your name on it. (Once you have chosen your tour, please click on the BOOKING FORM on that page or go to the booking form at the bottom of this 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 contact@halifaxcruiseshipshoretours.com if you do not have your tour confirmation.


Tour #1 – Halifax Historic City Tour

Halifax Historic 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 #2 – Halifax and Peggy’s Cove Tour

Tour the famous Peggy's Cover in Nova Scotia

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 #3 – Lunenburg, Mahone Bay, Aspontogan Peninsula Tour

Take a tour on the Bluenose in Lunenburg Nova Scotia

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 #4 – Grand Pre, Minas Basin, Valley Look Off, and Halls Harbor

Grand Pre Fundy Tides Nova Scotia

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)

 


Tour #5 – Aspotogan Peninsula, St Margret’s Bay, and Peggy’s Cove

Polly Cove Tour Nova Scotia

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)

 


HALIFAX TOUR GUYS – Booking Form

HALIFAX TOUR GUYS will pick you up at The Halifax Cruise Ship Terminal. At the address of any Hotel, Inn, Bed and Breakfast in Nova Scotia, or Bay Ferry Terminal in the Province. The Halifax International Airport, and any private residence or entry point in Nova Scotia.

Cruise Ship Tours: Guests will be picked up at your Cruise Ship pier. Do not get on any shuttles, or buses. Your driver/tour guide will be waiting at your pier, holding a PINK SIGN with your name on it.  No tours will not begin before 8am local time, unless prior arrangements have been made with our office. Your hourly rate does not begin until the wheels of your tour vehicle are moving.

Tour Itinerary: Your driver/tour guide will discuss the tour itinerary with the guest in charge, to customize your tour for you. The person whose name appears on the pink sign is considered to be the person in charge of the booked tour.

Large Group and Multi Vehicle Tours: Please disembark your Cruise Ship together, and look for your driver/tour guides, holding a pink sign with the person in charge, name on it. The person in charge of the booked tour will assign seats in the vehicles, and discuss the tour itinerary, any changes in the tour, and stops on the tour, with the driver/tour guides.

Please Note: Guests need to be dressed for the weather as it can sometimes change from one area to the next. If you require any of the following items, please indicate on your booking form, Step-up, Baby and/or toddler seats, if you will be using a walker or wheel chair, and any other consideration or need that we should know about. Please make sure that we have a contact cell number for you and that we can reach you at that number, while in the Port of Halifax.

At the End of Your Tour: Please make sure to check your tour vehicle for any items you may have left behind, before departing vehicle. Please pay your driver/tour guide when your tour is over. Your driver/tour guide will gladly accept Canadian Cash, or will give an exchange rate of 10 percent (10%) on American Cash. We will also accept credit cards as well. If you enjoyed your tour with us, give us a review on Trip Advisor.

Pier 22 Pick up location change: Halifax Tour Guys have provided the maps below to show our guests where to meet your driver/tour guide at Pier 22.

(Click Maps to Enlarge, then press “CTRL + P to print)

Pier 22 Cruise Ship Terminal MapPier 22 Cruise Ship Terminal Map close up

When you pass through the security turnstiles area in the promenade of Pier 22, YOU MUST CONTINUE WALKING STRAIGHT, GO DOWN THE RAMP, OUT THE FRONT ENTRANCE AND CROSS THE ROAD WHERE THE LARGE TOUR BUSES ARE TO THE PARKING LOT ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THAT ROAD. We will be there holding pink signs with our customers name on them. If for some reason you cannot find us, please ask a security officer, Port of Halifax Official, or call us at the following numbers and tell us where you are. If you cannot find us, we will come find you. Hopefully you will not encounter any problems finding us.

Lem Smith General Manager
Halifax Tour Guys/Halifax Cruise Ship Shore Tours
Office Manager: 1-902-406-6314
General Manager: 1-902-802-4259
Operations Manager: 1-902-802-5466

Questions: If you have any questions before or after making your booking, please contact us –  contact@halifaxcruiseshipshoretours.com 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 with us 72 hours before you Cruise Ship is scheduled to dock in Halifax, and/or fail to show up for your booked tour within two hours after your Cruise Ship has started to disembark passengers in the Port of Halifax. Your credit card will the 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 Canadian Cash, or will give an exchange rate of 10 percent (10%) on American Cash. We will also accept credit cards as well. 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.

 


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