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Private Historical Tour of Halifax

Access from: Halifax


Key info

  • Tour ID: 51452
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Pick up point: Port
  • Activity level: Moderate

Top highlights

  • Pier 21
  • Canadian National Railway station
  • Vytaiemo sculpture
  • Point Pleasant Park
  • Oland’s Castle
  • Halifax Public Gardens
  • The Citadel
  • Maritime Museum

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Key info

  • Tour ID: 51452
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Pick up point: Port
  • Activity level: Moderate

Top highlights

  • Pier 21
  • Canadian National Railway station
  • Vytaiemo sculpture
  • Point Pleasant Park
  • Oland’s Castle
  • Halifax Public Gardens
  • The Citadel
  • Maritime Museum

Itinerary

When does my tour start?
This is a private tour and the tour time will be set to fit in with your arrival time.

When do I return to port after my tour/excursion?
The tour is 4 hours in length so you will be returned in plenty of time for your cruise ship departure. All tour times are based on Shore time (i.e. local time, - not ship time)

This is a Private Tour

Clients will be met by a Cruising Excursions representative at the cruise port, the representative will be holding a sign with the Cruising Excursions logo.

This Private 4-hour historical city tour of Halifax can be customized to best suit your needs. Your English-speaking driver will also act as your guide for this tour and will begin with Pier 21, which acted as a gateway to Canada for more than 1 million immigrants between the 1920s to the 1970s. You will see the Edward Cornwallis statue opposite the Canadian National Railway station, the Vytaiemo sculpture located in the corner of Cornwallis Park, and take a journey down Young Street to Point Pleasant Park where you will pass the Wright house, Oland’s Castle and many historic homes.

Point Pleasant Park offers stunning views across the harbour and out towards the Atlantic. The park was once the home of 7 forts that were used until WW2, and your knowledgeable driver guide will enlighten you with stories and facts about the area and its historical importance.

You will be able to explore the Halifax Public Gardens, & the Citadel which has regular hourly changing of the guards and noon firing of cannons. Learn about the Halifax Explosion between 2 vessels in the early 20th century that lead to devastation, plus see the northwest arm, Fleming Park, Melville Island, which was once home for American sailors during the war of 1812.

There will be an opportunity to visit the Maritime Museum to see some artefacts and items recovered from the Titanic, which sank in April of 1912 in the North Atlantic. 121 victims of this tragedy are buried in 3 graves sites in Halifax, and you Driver guide will give you information on some of the victims including the ‘Unknown Child’.

If you choose you can also take a visit the military museum with its hundreds of years of battle ships, starting from 1749 to modern day.

At the end of the tour you will be returned to the port in plenty of time for your ships departure.

Note: This is a Private tour so the exact itinerary can be discussed with your Driver Guide on the day of the tour. If you would like to spend longer at certain destinations, your knowledgeable driver guide would be happy to go through the possibilities with you.

  • Full details

    Key info

    • Tour ID: 51452
    • Duration: 4 hours
    • Pick up point: Port
    • Activity level: Moderate
    • Optional extras available

    Top highlights

    • Pier 21
    • Canadian National Railway station
    • Vytaiemo sculpture
    • Point Pleasant Park
    • Oland’s Castle
    • Halifax Public Gardens
    • The Citadel
    • Maritime Museum

    Itinerary

    When does my tour start?
    This is a private tour and the tour time will be set to fit in with your arrival time.

    When do I return to port after my tour/excursion?
    The tour is 4 hours in length so you will be returned in plenty of time for your cruise ship departure. All tour times are based on Shore time (i.e. local time, - not ship time)

    This is a Private Tour

    Clients will be met by a Cruising Excursions representative at the cruise port, the representative will be holding a sign with the Cruising Excursions logo.

    This Private 4-hour historical city tour of Halifax can be customized to best suit your needs. Your English-speaking driver will also act as your guide for this tour and will begin with Pier 21, which acted as a gateway to Canada for more than 1 million immigrants between the 1920s to the 1970s. You will see the Edward Cornwallis statue opposite the Canadian National Railway station, the Vytaiemo sculpture located in the corner of Cornwallis Park, and take a journey down Young Street to Point Pleasant Park where you will pass the Wright house, Oland’s Castle and many historic homes.

    Point Pleasant Park offers stunning views across the harbour and out towards the Atlantic. The park was once the home of 7 forts that were used until WW2, and your knowledgeable driver guide will enlighten you with stories and facts about the area and its historical importance.

    You will be able to explore the Halifax Public Gardens, & the Citadel which has regular hourly changing of the guards and noon firing of cannons. Learn about the Halifax Explosion between 2 vessels in the early 20th century that lead to devastation, plus see the northwest arm, Fleming Park, Melville Island, which was once home for American sailors during the war of 1812.

    There will be an opportunity to visit the Maritime Museum to see some artefacts and items recovered from the Titanic, which sank in April of 1912 in the North Atlantic. 121 victims of this tragedy are buried in 3 graves sites in Halifax, and you Driver guide will give you information on some of the victims including the ‘Unknown Child’.

    If you choose you can also take a visit the military museum with its hundreds of years of battle ships, starting from 1749 to modern day.

    At the end of the tour you will be returned to the port in plenty of time for your ships departure.

    Note: This is a Private tour so the exact itinerary can be discussed with your Driver Guide on the day of the tour. If you would like to spend longer at certain destinations, your knowledgeable driver guide would be happy to go through the possibilities with you.

  • Essential information

    Included in this tour

    • Private Transportation
    • English Speaking Driver Guide
    • Bottle of Water
    Notes:
    Child seats can be arranged in advance. Please contact our Sales Team for further information.
    If you will be taking a wheelchair, please contact our Sales Team for further information prior to booking, to make sure the wheelchair can be accommodated. We would require wheelchair dimensions and weights in order to check if the wheelchair can be taken.
    Included:
    Private Transportation
    English Speaking Driver Guide
    Bottled water
    Not included:
    Entrance Fees
    Meals & Refreshments
    Tips
    Activity Level: 2-3
    Activity Scale:
    1 - Easy going
    2 - Light Walking
    3 - Walking up to 2km which may involve steps and Inclines
    4 - Quite Strenuous with walking, steps and Inclines
    5 - Hard Physical Activity

    Joining instructions

    Guests are advised not to get on any shuttles, as our Driver Guide will meet you at the port holding a Cruising Excursions sign. Full meeting instructions will be provided on your Cruising Excursions voucher.
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