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Great E.A.R.T.H Expeditions

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We invite you to join us for an eco-tourism adventure in Nova Scotia, Canada. Our eco-tourism and adventure tour company provides superior service and comfort from beginning to end. No need to waste your day planning, let Nova Scotia's #1 rated...more
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Reviewed 10 September 2018

My wife and I booked this the day before the tour and were contacted by the owner by phone to confirm the date (as I selected the wrong month). Very glad that was done and we had a great experience. Our tour guide was Craig...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

I went to Nova Scotia with my girlfriends. I had a wonderful time touring with Ryan in his large (able to stand up inside) touring van. We saw a bit of everything Nova Scotia had to offer - beach walks, sailing on the Eastern Star...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Kathy P
EarthGuide, Owner at Great E.A.R.T.H Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2018

It was a pleasure touring your group of "Global Girlfriends" around Peggy's Cove, Lunenburg and the Bay of Fundy for 4 fabulous days. Having Keith as our captain for our sailing tour was a real highlight for me as well! Came to Nova Scotia in...More

Reviewed 28 August 2018

Perfect tour for our group of friends. We have travelled a lot and were extremely impressed with Ryan’s extensive knowledge of everything to do with Nova Scotia. We were treated to experiences that only a small tour can provide. Already planning a family vacation here...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Pat W
EarthGuide, Owner at Great E.A.R.T.H Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2018

Looking forward to meeting your extended family and showing them the beauty that is Nova Scotia. I have to agree, having a small group tour is the way to go when traveling! Talk to you in the not-so-distant-future when you begin making plans for the...More

Reviewed 28 August 2018

My friends and I booked a 3 night customized small group tour with Great Earth Expeditions. We provided them with a basic outline of what we were interested in and they created the perfect itinerary just for us. From the very beginning of the tour...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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EarthGuide, Owner at Great E.A.R.T.H Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2018

Thanks for the rave review! It's always a pleasure having like minded people on our tours who appreciate all that travel and experiencing new cultures can provide. These custom tours we are now providing more frequently are becoming out bread and butter. You give us...More

Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

My family including 2 kids (ages 12 and 10) had two fun days exploring the beaches around Halifax with Ryan and Craig. We had a great time exploring the natural habitat not far from Halifax. It’s hard to keep two kids engaged throughout a 2-3...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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EarthGuide, Owner at Great E.A.R.T.H Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

It was a pleasure showing your family some of what Halifax and Nova Scotia has to offer. It really is great a family destination and it comes natural to us to keep kids engaged and entertained; we are just big kids ourselves! Thanks for your...More

Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Amazing tour provided by an amazing tour guide! we had an incredible experience exploring and learning about the bay of fundy and many of the surrounding areas including blomidon provincial park and wolfville. Great earth expeditions provides a one of a kind experience for anyone...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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EarthGuide, Owner at Great E.A.R.T.H Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

Greatly appreciate you taking the time to write a review of your day with us. We hope you return to explore many more regions of the province and abroad with us in the future. Be Great!!!

Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Outstanding tour. Really couldn’t ask more of Ryan or the plan of the tour. Got to see the beautiful red muddy beach and impressive tides and the accessory stops were all great

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank John W
EarthGuide, Owner at Great E.A.R.T.H Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

Thanks John for the rave review and hope one day our paths cross again. It's always a pleasure showing off the tides and beautiful scenery that make up the Bay of Fundy. Be Great!!!

Reviewed 28 July 2018

My wife and I decided to book a tour with Great Earth Expeditions while on our honeymoon. We booked the tour for Lunenburg (South Shore at Our Door) and Peggy's Cove (Peggy's Cove Rock Walk). We had an absolutely fantastic time both days with Craig...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Scott S
EarthGuide, Owner at Great E.A.R.T.H Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

Wow, it's reviews like this that make it obvious we are passionate about Nova Scotia, our clients and the travel industry as a whole. Craig is a fantastic guide and like myself, finds the province so fascinating from the people, scenery and folklore which we...More

Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

My daughter and I have just had the most enjoyable day exploring Hirtle Beach and trail with another couple and lead by Craig. Everything was just as planned - the pick up, timings, fabulous picnic and the trail itself. Craig was so knowledgeable and such...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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EarthGuide, Owner at Great E.A.R.T.H Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

It's very reassuring to know we are not only impressing the adults in our groups, but also the younger generation who we love to share nature and active travel with. You start them young and they go on to appreciate nature for the remainder of...More

Reviewed 9 July 2018

We just took a tour of the valley with Ryan and Dean today and it was AMAZING. We brought our three young children with us who are ages 4, 5 and 8 and the hikes we took were perfectly adventurous but not too difficult for...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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EarthGuide, Owner at Great E.A.R.T.H Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2018

Having your family out with us was a real joy! Having children not only join our tours, but also enjoy the interpretation on nature and its many facets is truly one of the reasons why we love our work so much! We truly hope you...More

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Response from 27JohnH27 | Reviewed this property |
After about an hour in the car, we walked in dirt trails that included some planks covering wet grounds. Good non slip shoes and balance are needed. We stopped every so often for the guide to share info or take a photo... More
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Response from CarolineWirral | Reviewed this property |
We had about an hour from what I remember. It was extremely hot though the day we went so we’re were seeking shade. It is a most attractive place.
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Response from 27JohnH27 | Reviewed this property |
Use the company's website to see what tours are offered on by date. You can see for September 2018 they go to Fundy each Saturday but you should look at whatever month/year you plan to be there. Enjoy!
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