Best of Halifax Small Group Tour with Peggy's Cove and Citadel

141 Ratings
  • Live Guide
  • Group Tour
  • Pickup Service
  • E-Ticket
  • 4 hr

Experience all there is to see and do in Halifax by taking part in the Best of Halifax Tour. Led by a local guide, visit most of the area’s top attractions. Check out the view from Peggy's Cove and take the immersive tour through the famous Halifax Citadel National Historic Site. An extensive downtown drive will highlight more of what Halifax has to offer. Hotel pickup and drop-off are included. The Ultimate Halifax Tour includes: • Beautiful scenic drive up to Peggy’s Cove • Free time to explore Peggy’s Cove • An informative tour of Citadel Hill – the tour is guided by a living historical guide • An experienced guide throughout the entire tour to answer questions and point out interesting landmarks • Tour group is limited to seven people which makes the experience more intimate • Complimentary shuttle pick up and drop off from anywhere in downtown Halifax *Please note that adverse winter weather may result in cancellation of the Citadel and/or Peggy's Cove portion of this tour

Itinerary Details

Operated by: See Sight Tours

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Peggy's Cove Lighthouse

Your adventurous day begins with a scenic drive to Peggy’s Cove. Located just under an hour’s drive away from Halifax, Peggy’s Cove is a picturesque fishing village with plenty to see and do. While driving up to Peggy’s Cove, your guide will point out notable sights, landmark, and scenic views. Upon arrival at Peggy’s Cove you will be given plenty of free time in which you can explore the area around the historical lighthouse, stroll along the ocean looking for tidal pools, head into the village to watch the fishermen come and go, or go shopping in one of the small boutiques and shops.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Halifax Citadel National Historic Site of Canada

you will stop at Citadel Hill where a living historical guide will be waiting to take you on an amazing tour. Throughout the tour you will explore prison cells and alleyways that date back to 1745. At the end of the tour you will watch the daily noon cannon fire.

Duration: 1 hour

Pass By:

The day ends on a high note with a driving tour of downtown Halifax. The driving tour will take you by the city’s most well-known buildings and landmarks such as the Titanic Cemetery, City Gardens, Pier 21, and Halifax Farmers Market. At the end of the driving tour you will be dropped off at your chosen drop-off location.

Stop At: Fairview Lawn Cemetery

It is perhaps best known as the final resting place for over one hundred victims of the sinking of the RMS Titanic. Officially known as Fairview Lawn Cemetery, the non-denominational cemetery is run by the Parks Department of the Halifax Regional Municipality

Duration: 5 minutes

Pass By: Halifax Public Gardens

Halifax Public Gardens are one of the finest surviving examples of a Victorian garden in North America. They were founded by the Nova Scotia Horticultural Society in 1836 and were recognized as a National Historic Site in 1984. The Halifax Public Gardens is also part of Canada’s Garden Route.
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