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    Top 10 - The Best of Halifax Tour

    Halifax, Nova Scotia

    Duration 7 hrs

    This exciting, once-in-a-lifetime experience of Halifax’s 'Top 10' things to see and do is designed for those who want to see it all and in very little time. Your tour starts as you travel to Peggy’s Cove the world’s most photographed fishing village. Here you’ll have time to visit and explore the rugged, sea-sculpted granite shores. On your return to the city learn about the maple syrup industry as you make a stop at Acadian Maple and sample a sweet treat.


    Continue onto Halifax and its major sites. You’ll visit Fairview Lawn Cemetery where 121 victims of the Titanic disaster are buried. Discover trendy Spring Garden Road with its many restaurants and boutiques – it’s been voted "best place to people watch” east of Montreal. Escape to the lush oasis of the Public Gardens, an authentic Victorian garden nestled in the city’s bustling downtown.


    Enjoy a panoramic drive around Citadel Hill, one of Canada’s most visited National Historic Sites, where you'll have amazing views of the city. Drive along the waterfront and see the longest oceanfront boardwalk in Canada and the unique stone buildings of the first business in Halifax. You'll see historic properties and hear the tales of privateers, pirates and the founding fathers of the banking industry of Canada.


    Need to Know:

    Note: Walking is at your discretion on flat, paved surfaces, rock and gravel areas, beaten pathways, grassy areas and some steps and inclines. Admission to Citadel Hill is not included. Fairview Lawn Cemetery, Peggy's Cove (path to lighthouse) and many older buildings in Halifax are not wheelchair accessible. All guests should exercise extreme caution while exploring Peggy's Cove. Stay OFF black rocks and be weary of wind & waves.
    • Adult from: $215.24 NZD
    • Child from: $153.30 NZD
    DURATION 7 hrs
    ACTIVITY LEVEL 2
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    Top 10 - The Best of Halifax Tour (French Language)

    Halifax, Nova Scotia

    Duration 7 hrs

    This exciting, once-in-a-lifetime experience of Halifax’s 'Top 10' things to see and do is designed for those who want to see it all and in very little time. Your tour starts as you travel to Peggy’s Cove the world’s most photographed fishing village. Here you’ll have time to visit and explore the rugged, sea-sculpted granite shores. On your return to the city learn about the maple syrup industry as you make a stop at Acadian Maple and sample a sweet treat. Continue onto Halifax and its major sites. You’ll visit Fairview Lawn Cemetery where 121 victims of the Titanic disaster are buried. Discover trendy Spring Garden Road with its many restaurants and boutiques – it’s been voted "best place to people watch” east of Montreal.


    Escape to the lush oasis of the Public Gardens, an authentic Victorian garden nestled in the city’s bustling downtown. Stop atop Citadel Hill, one of Canada’s most visited National Historic Sites where you'll have an amazing photo opportunity of the city. Drive along the waterfront and see the longest oceanfront boardwalk in Canada and the unique stone buildings of the first business in Halifax. You'll see historic properties and hear the tales of privateers, pirates and the founding fathers of the banking industry of Canada.


    Need to Know:

    Note: This tour is conducted in French. Walking is at your discretion on flat, paved surfaces, rock and gravel areas, beaten pathways, grassy areas and some steps and inclines. Admission to Citadel Hill is not included. Fairview Lawn Cemetery, Peggy's Cove (path to lighthouse) and many older buildings in Halifax are not wheelchair accessible.
    • Adult from: $215.24 NZD
    • Child from: $153.30 NZD
    DURATION 7 hrs
    ACTIVITY LEVEL 2
    Available languages:
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    Views Of Halifax

    Halifax, Nova Scotia

    Duration 3 hrs

    This relaxing excursion highlights Halifax's multifaceted character, taking in its numerous museums, churches and institutions of higher learning, as well as its gracious parks, notable monuments and richly historic buildings. Travel with your kilted guide through historic streets as you learn the story of Halifax’s founding, of the pirates and privateers who walked its streets and of the prosperous, world-class city it has become today. Learn of the Halifax explosion, the terrible devastation in 1917 when the face of the city’s north end was changed forever by the collision of two ships in the harbor.


    Visit Halifax’s famed Victorian Public Gardens where you’ll enjoy a guided walk in this 16-acre oasis in the middle of the city and a panoramic drive around the Halifax Citadel, the fourth fort to guard the city since its founding two and a half centuries ago and one of Canada’s most visited national historic sites. Then, visit one of the three main Titanic cemeteries, where 121 Titanic victims are buried. You’ll also see such landmarks as St. Paul’s Anglican Church, City Hall, the Old Town Clock and Province House as your coach travels through the streets of this historic, yet modern city.


    Need to Know:

    Note: Walking is at your discretion on flat, paved surfaces, rock and gravel areas, beaten pathways, grassy areas and some steps and inclines. The Fairview Lawn Cemetery and many older buildings in Halifax are not wheelchair accessible.
    • Adult from: $106.84 NZD
    • Child from: $75.88 NZD
    DURATION 3 hrs
    ACTIVITY LEVEL 1
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    Highlander Experience

    Halifax, Nova Scotia

    Duration 3 hrs

    You’ll be transported to the Halifax Citadel National Historic Site of Canada and met by a kilted soldier of the 78th Highland Regiment. Step back in time to 1870, as you ‘take the Queen's shilling’ by enlisting in Queen Victoria's army and experiencing the past as one of Her Majesty's Redcoats.


    Relive aspects of garrison life through a series of hands-on activities. This 2 1/2-hour program will immerse you in the duties and traditions of the Victorian Army and the Scottish Highlanders. Witness the Changing of the Fortress Guard, gun firings or bagpipe displays. Light refreshments are included and you’ll have time to explore other on-site exhibits and the gift shop.


    Need to Know:

    Note: Space is limited, reserve early.
    • Adult from: $215.24 NZD
    • Child from: $199.75 NZD
    DURATION 3 hrs
    ACTIVITY LEVEL 2
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    Shutterbug's Dream

    Halifax, Nova Scotia

    Duration 5 1/2 hrs

    Want to share your memories with family and friends? You’ll be taken to the most photographed places in Halifax and its surroundings. This guided tour will give you insight into the Halifax and Peggy’s Cove areas. Make the most of your time in the city by seeing the most visited sites in this region, all included in one tour. Picture stops include: Halifax Public Gardens, Citadel Hill, Peggy’s Cove, Titanic Gravesites, Halifax Seaport.


    Need to Know:

    Note: All guests should exercise extreme caution while exploring Peggy's Cove. Stay OFF black rocks and be weary of wind & waves.
    • Adult from: $184.27 NZD
    • Child from: $153.30 NZD
    DURATION 5 1/2 hrs
    ACTIVITY LEVEL 1
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    Lunenburg

    Halifax, Nova Scotia

    Duration 6 1/2 hrs

    Founded in 1753, Lunenburg is a designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site, one of Nova Scotia’s most historic towns and a splendid example of a British Colonial settlement. While the drive is approximately 90 minutes, the wait is worth it when you arrive in this charming scenic waterfront town.


    Enjoying the historic and colorful working waterfront, your tour guide will regale you with intriguing tales of shipbuilding, fishing, rum running and the buried treasure of Oak Island, all part of the local lore. You’ll have some time to explore on your own, perhaps to visit the Fisheries Museum of Lunenburg (small fee), where a replica of Nova Scotia’s famous racing schooner of the 1920s was built in 1963. Known as the Ambassador of Nova Scotia, the 'Bluenose I' graces the Canadian dime, and when not offering tours from the Halifax waterfront, can be found docked here at her home wharf.


    Returning to Halifax, enjoy a brief stop in Mahone Bay, famous for its three waterfront churches and local shops.


    Need to Know:

    Note: There are some uneven surfaces and hills in Lunenburg and many of the older buildings in town are not accessible to guests confined to a wheelchair.
    • Adult from: $199.75 NZD
    • Child from: $153.30 NZD
    DURATION 6 1/2 hrs
    ACTIVITY LEVEL 1
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    Halifax by Harbor Hopper

    Halifax, Nova Scotia

    Duration 1 hr

    As soon as you hop aboard one of the famous Harbor Hoppers, prepare yourself for one-hour of fun-filled adventure. Your 'Harbor Hopper' will take you on a land and water excursion of beautiful Halifax and its harbor. Your commentator will introduce you to Halifax’s finest shops, restaurants, museums and historic sites. Prepare yourself for a big splash as your Hopper plunges into the Halifax harbor. Be amazed by The Royal Canadian Naval Fleet and the spectacular sights along the waterfront. You’ll be dropped off in front of the Cruise Ship Pavilion.


    Need to Know:

    Note: Harbor Hoppers are not accessible by wheelchair, nor are walkers or strollers permitted. Guests must be able to negotiate 10+ stairs to enter and exit the vessel.
    • Adult from: $100.65 NZD
    • Child from: $75.88 NZD
    DURATION 1 hr
    ACTIVITY LEVEL 1

Please note: The information in this document was current at time of printing. Tour descriptions and prices vary by ship and sailing date and are subject to change without notice. Log into My NCL for the applicable information specific to your cruise.

Printed on Monday, May 16, 2022 at 06:27pm