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Tour of Halifax and Peggy's cove

We had a great time with Lem. Highly recommend this tour if you are in Halifax for a couple of days.

Reviewed 14 August 2017
LaniY44
,
Toronto, Canada
via mobile
Wonderful Trip !

We were 2 couples that had a private tour, our guide was Lem Smith, over 3 days Lem demonstrated an... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2017
J5379RPanna
,
Thibodaux, United States
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All Tours are customized to your Particular Interests and Time constraints whether Shore Excursion, Convention Tour or a longer stay. Part, full and multi day tours available. All Guides are Vetted. They are Local, Knowledgeable and Experienced. Vehicles are clean, well maintained and smoke free. We provide baby and toddler seats, step ups for ease of getting in and out of our larger vehicles. Recommended as a Travel Destination by National Geographic, Lonely Planet, Fodors, Frommers, Conde Nast, CNN, Huffington Post. Come See for yourself what they are all writing about! Experience first hand a taste of our Maritime Hospitality and visit some of the highlights of our beautiful province.
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“maple syrup” (29 reviews)
“lobster” (72 reviews)
“peggy's cove” (194 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Halifax, Nova Scotia B3M 4M8, Canada
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Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

We had a great time with Lem. Highly recommend this tour if you are in Halifax for a couple of days.

Thank LaniY44
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Reviewed 1 August 2017

We were 2 couples that had a private tour, our guide was Lem Smith, over 3 days Lem demonstrated an exceptional mastery of his trade and displayed a pleasant and relaxed disposition.He helped us connect with our ancestors, as we reflected on our Acadian Experience.Lem...More

Thank J5379RPanna
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Reviewed 24 July 2017

We were two couples traveling by Cruise. Booked Halifax tour guides before going and got a full day of fun. Lem was informative and friendly as he took us through this charming city.

Thank Jodie L
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

Four of us took the private Highlights of Halifax and Peggy's Cove tour as part of an excursion while stopping in Halifax on a Canadian cruise. Al was a great tour guide, very knowledgeable and entertaining, told us many stories. Peggy's Cove area and the...More

2  Thank Amethyst30
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Reviewed 26 June 2017

We rented 3 vans with drivers/Guides to fit in our group of 17. The names of the tour guys are Al, Terry, Doug. These are professionals and very knowledgeable and kind. Al gave us some history of the Titanic burial place, very interesting. Then we...More

3  Thank SiuMui
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Reviewed 22 June 2017

The Halifax Tour Guys are probably the most knowledgeable private tour company in Halifax, Nova Scotia. They knew all the hot spots to visit in Halifax like the Titanic site, the Halifax Explosion site and Pier 21 !! Also saw some great sites down in...More

2  Thank celticpicker
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Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

The five of us really enjoyed our day out with Al. We really learned a great deal about Halifax's place in History and the Lobster industry and saw absolutely stunning places along the coast and up to Peggy's cove. Hal took us to a lobster...More

Thank Shinelikeastar
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Reviewed 27 December 2016

Started with Halifax Public Gardens (one of oldest Victorian Gardens in North America), Ed dropped us off at one side and picked us up on other side. Next we went to Halifax Citadel and the overlook of Halifax Explosion. Then onto Fairview Lawn Cemetery, the...More

2  Thank MilwaukeeCraig
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Reviewed 24 December 2016

What a great start to our Canada visit. Lem was our tour guide. What an amazing source of facts and history. The places we saw the history we absorbed just amazing. Found them online. Took a chance and wasn't disappointed. People back home were amazed...More

2  Thank tishia3ms
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Reviewed 22 November 2016

4 of us arrived on the Serenade of the Seas and had prebooked a tour with Halifax Cruise Ship Taxi Tours. Ed was waiting when we got off the gangplank and we started our tour of Halifax and Peggy's Cove. His knowledge of the history...More

3  Thank Hillsideeast
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Barb: We had a Coast Line Drive plus Peggy's Cove tour with Halifax Tour Guys. We were met at the cruise terminal. The charge was CAD60/hour/vehicle and the tour lasted 5 hours. The van can accommodate 6 persons. Have a nice... More
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