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Halifax Tour Ideas

Halifax Segway City Spin

Halifax Segway City Spin
Duration:
2 hours
From:
USD 61.45
See and learn about the beautiful and historic sites of Halifax during this guided 1.5-hour Segway tour. Your friendly guide will take you by some of Halifax's most popular landmarks, including the Halifax Waterfront, the Halifax Citadel National Historic Site, Argyle Street, and Grand Parade Square. Choose from one of three departure times daily when you book.

Historic Harbour Cruise

Historic Harbour Cruise
Duration:
60 minutes
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This tour was inspired by the popularity of our fun, fast-paced hour long Harbour Hopper tour. You will hear the highlights of our Harbour's history, while enjoying beautiful water views, in one convenient hour!  This fully commentated tour provides some great history about Halifax, the founding, and some of our most notable moments in history such as the Halifax Explosion, our involvement with the infamous sinking of the Titanic and our harbour city's role in World Wars. Our iconic Mississippi-style sternwheeler is equipped with restrooms, a full service bar and snack options. The Harbour Queen offers an upper level with a covered roof and open sides, so you can enjoy the ocean breeze while being protected from the elements. The downstairs is wrapped in beautiful windows, and heated. This Historic Harbour Cruise is a comfortable, relaxed way to experience Halifax from the water.

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Halifax Airport (YHZ) Information


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 YHZ Halifax Airport Info & Guide


Halifax International Airport

Where is Halifax Airport?  


Halifax International Airport (IATA: YHZ, ICAO: CYHZ), officially Halifax Robert L Stanfield International Airport, also referred to as Halifax Stanfield Airport, or simply Halifax Airport, is located in Enfield, 35 kilometres from the city of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Halifax Airport also serves Dartmouth, central Nova Scotia, as well as adjacent areas in the Canadian Maritime provinces. The airport is sometimes referred to as HIA or HIAA, even by the airport itself, however these are not official IATA airport codes.


In 2014, Halifax Airport served 3,663,039 passengers.


Airlines that fly to Halifax Airport include Air Canada, Air Transat, American Eagle, ASL Airlines France, Condor, Delta Connection, Icelandair, Porter Airlines, Provincial Airlines, Sunwing Airlines, United Express and WestJet.


Cities with flights to Halifax Airport include Boston, Calgary, Cancun, Cayo Coco, Fort Lauderdale, Frankfurt, Glasgow, Havana, London, Montego Bay, Montreal, New York, Orlando, Ottawa, Paris, Philadelphia, Puerto Plata, Punta Cana, Reykjavík, St. John's, Tampa, Toronto and Varadero.


Your best bet for a Halifax Airport transfer is the bus. Details on all options are included in this guide.


Or, to truly arrive stress free, treat yourself to a private Halifax Airport transfer from IHateTaxis.


 

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Services at Halifax International Airport include:


  • Chapel - 2nd level (mezzanine), open 24 hours
  • St. John Ambulance Therapy Dogs - Tuesday and Friday afternoons
  • Children's play areas
  • Postal service (letter mail only) - at the kiosk on the main level, open 06:00-21:00
  • FedEx and Purolator drop boxes - near the elevators in the centre tunnel lower lobby
  • Luggage storage - maximum 24 hours

 

Trivia:


  • Halifax Airport was an alternate landing site for the space shuttle
  • In September 2013, Halifax Airport was featured on Amazing Race Canada
  • Halifax Airport has earned numerous awards for its design and services 




Additional Halifax Airport information may be found by visiting their official website below.



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Last Updated: 15 Sep 2019