Things To Do in Halifax & Port of Halifax Terminal Layover Ideas
Things to do in Halifax if you have a Port of Halifax Terminal Layover or Extended Port of Halifax Terminal Stopover
If you have an extended layover at the Port of Halifax Terminal or staying in town, why not consider getting out with some fun activities? We list a few here and there are many more on Halifax.LayoverIdeas.com
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USD 33.97 Get a snapshot of Halifax's classic sights in an unconventional way — on a 1-hour Harbour Hopper tour. You'll travel on both land and water aboard a renovated amphibious Vietnam War vehicle. Drive by St Paul's Cathedral, Citadel Hill and the Victorian beauty of Halifax Public Gardens, and then splash into Halifax Harbour for great views of the waterfront. Your knowledgeable driver and marine pilot livens up the ride with engaging tales and naval history, and offers pointers on where to head next during your stay in the seaside city.
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Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 45.76
Soak up the sights, history and maritime legacy of Halifax on this 2.5-hour coach tour. Pass by Province House, the Halifax Public Gardens, St Paul's Church and the Old Town Clock. Snap shots of the hilltop Halifax Citadel National Historic Site and learn about the fort's role in the British Empire. You'll also visit Fairview Lawn Cemetery, where 121 victims of the 'Titanic' tragedy are buried. Throughout the tour, enjoy live narration from a kilted guide.
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 45.76
Experience one of Nova Scotia's most picturesque places on this half-day trip to Peggy's Cove from Halifax, with convenient, comfortable round-trip transport included. Receive an informative overview of this popular area from your friendly onboard guide, and then take a self-guided tour to explore the small fishing village at your own pace. Don't miss the Peggy's Cove Lighthouse, one of the world's most iconic lighthouses!
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 72.44
Jump-start your day with a 4-hour kayaking adventure in Halifax! Enjoy an invigorating morning paddle, followed by a delicious rooftop breakfast at Seaport Market, which overlooks the Halifax harbourfront and Georges Island.
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USD 72.77 Cast off into Halifax Harbour on this dinner cruise aboard a Mississippi-style sternwheeler. Glimpse top attractions along the Northwest Arm of the harbor, including the lovely wooded landscapes of Point Pleasant Park and the Dingle, while you dine on a gourmet buffet prepared with fresh produce and the catch of the day. Admire Halifax's waterfront while listening to light but engaging commentary on the points of interest. This 2-hour dinner cruise is an excellent prelude to a night on the town.
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Duration: 6 hours
Priced From: USD 80.55
On this day trip from Halifax, venture through Nova Scotia and visit the historical towns of Lunenburg and Mahone Bay. Enjoy a guided walking tour and learn about the history of fishing and boat building in Lunenburg -- a UNESCO World Heritage-listed port town that's home to Nova Scotia's largest fishing fleet -- and then visit churches, shops and galleries and soak in beautiful coastal views in Mahone Bay.
Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 111.44
Visit the famous fishing village and lighthouse of Peggy's Cove, enjoy a tasty lobster roll lunch overlooking a pretty inlet, and learn about the history in and around Halifax that other tours just can't offer!
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 127.37
While in Halifax, take a day trip to Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia's premier wine and food destination whose beautiful scenery will delight you. Visit three wineries for vineyard tours and wine tastings before enjoying a gourmet lunch. Then, head to Tangled Garden to sample unique jams, mustards and chutneys. Foodies and wine lovers will love this small-group tour, led by a local guide. This small-group tour is limited to eight people, ensuring a more personalized experience.
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