Day Tour

Historic Halifax Walking Tour (2 Hours 30 Minutes)


Halifax, NS Canada

Valid for Travel Now Through: 22 Feb 2019

Historic Halifax Walking Tour (2 Hours 30 Minutes)

Halifax, NS Canada

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With your knowledgeable, local guide leading the way, you will hear details of Halifax’s historic past and see many highlights as you make your way through the streets on foot. Learn about the tragedies and triumphs that have shaped the character of Haligonians over the centuries and learn why this vibrant city is said to be one of the best places to live in Canada.

Your tour begins at the Cruise Pavilion, once Canada’s entry point for new immigrants. From there we'll make our way up through tree-lined streets to Spring Garden Road. We'll stop to admire the unique architecture of the Halifax Public Library as we walk toward the Halifax Public Gardens, one of the finest Victorian gardens in all of North America.

Next we move on to Citadel Hill, the perfect vantage point for a panoramic view of the city and its harbor and a great location for a photo as well!

What goes up must come down and as we descend the hills we climbed a while ago, we head to the heart of Downtown Halifax. We'll pass by the Georgian-style City Hall and Province House, Canada's oldest house of government. We'll stop to see the oldest building in Halifax, St. Paul’s Anglican Church. This lovely white wooden church was constructed in 1750 and is still home to a thriving congregation today.

Our tour concludes at the beautiful Halifax Harbor. From here you will have the option of following the boardwalk back to your ship or browsing the shops and food vendors located at this lovely spot.

09:45 AM,

Meeting instructions:
Specific pick up or taxi instructions will appear on your voucher after you purchase your trip.

Special instructions:
- Wear comfortable walking shoes.
- Please note: Tour time is local port time.
- Please be aware that some ships do not adjust to local time when in port. Halifax is on Atlantic time, so the local time may be +1 hour from ship time. Please double check with your cruise line. Best reference is your daily newsletter delivered to your cabin for port time information or your ships guest relations desk.

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