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Best of Halifax and Peggy's Cove
Best of Halifax and Peggy's Cove Tour (Grand Parade Square, St. Paul's Church, West Dover)

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It's The Best of Halifax and Peggy's Cove!

The tour begins with a highlight tour of Halifax, the largest city east of Montreal and the capital of Nova Scotia. Founded in 1749 to protect British interests in North America, Halifax is steeped in maritime history. Among the highlights on this portion of the tour is the Grand Parade Square, the central square of the original town. St. Paul's church, situated in the square, is Canada's oldest Anglican Church.

Another highlight of the tour is West Dover. This small fishing community with a charming and quaint setting has a population of around 275. From there, the tour continues along the scenic coastal route to Peggy's Cove. One of Canada's most visited places, with its lighthouse perched on the edge of the ocean and quaint fishing village, Peggy's Cove attracts thousands of visitors each year. Nestled on the rocky shoreline of St. Margaret's Bay, the area offers spectacular, world-famous scenery.

You will see the Devonian Granite Rock Formations which influence much of the landscape around Peggy's Cove. These huge 350- to 415-million-year-old boulders were scattered by retreating glaciers about 10,000 years ago at the end of the last ice age. Almost unreal, they appear to be growing out of the fields of moss and shrubs.

During the drive back to Halifax, a photo stop will be made at the Halifax Citadel. The hilltop location offers visitors a panoramic view of the harbor and the city.

Shore Excursion Size
Shore Excursion Type
Cultural, Scenic
Shore Excursion Duration
4 Hours
Activity Level
Shore Excursion Leaves From
Ship Pier
Food/Beverage Provided
We recommend wearing comfortable clothing and sensible walking shoes. Most days at Peggy's Cove can be cool, so dress appropriately for cool ocean breezes.
This tour is not handicap accessible.

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Discover Halifax's pristine natural beauty

Average Customer Review: 4.5 of 5 Total Reviews: 101 Write a review.

Halifax and Peggy's Cove November 28, 2016
Reviewer: Doug Brite  
Loved it.

What fun November 28, 2016
Reviewer: Michele Wold  
Nice views and scenery but very little content to the guide's talks.  I loved Peggy's Cove but left not knowing much of its history.

good tour November 28, 2016
Reviewer: C. Chow  
The tour guide was very professional and provided a lot of interesting information and history about Halifax.

great job November 28, 2016
Reviewer: Edward Ciano  
this was a great tour, We highly enjoy it

Great tour November 28, 2016
Reviewer: Ron Murray  
Great tour and a good value. Ship pick up and delivery.

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