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Halifax Free Walking Tours
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Halifax Free Walking Tours are a by-donation pedestrian tour of Downtown Halifax. One of our dynamic tour guides will show you the highlights of the city they love, tell personal stories, and share fun and historical facts. You’ll see the historic...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Halifax, NS 5425 Sackville St | On the top of the Halifax Citadel, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3Y3, Canada
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Reviewed 6 November 2018

My husband and I had a wonderful tour with Claire. She told great stories. Asked us questions and even gave us tips for shopping and exploring for after the tour. She did a great job.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Colleen C
Reviewed 5 October 2018

This was a great tour thanks to our guide Jessica who turned a rather rainy blah day into a fun time. She certainly provided a lot of info on the history and buildings around Halifax. Highly recommend.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Passport96033
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

35 yo solo traveller. I am the type who hates to do research so this tour was perfect. It gave me the highlights of the history of the city. Our tour guide was Claire, a university student whose family has been here for generations. She...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 29 September 2018

Jessica was our guide for this walking tour. What a great knowledgeable guide. She gave us info on all our stops, had some fun stories & always pleasant. Would highly recommend this tour.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank rametravel
Reviewed 20 September 2018

Erin was a magnificent guide. She is a history student (now a law student) who’s a native Halagonian. Lots of good stories about the city, things you won’t read in the general guide books. A terrific way to spend a couple of hours . I...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank sue w
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

We had a great time on this tour. I think Claire was our guide but not sure, anyway we highly recommend doing this. We were on the Sept 3rd 3:00 pm tour.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

My mother and I recently took a walking tour with Claire. She is a great guide and we really enjoyed the tour and learning more about Halifax. Thank you!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Boston2008
Reviewed 25 August 2018

My wife and I were in Halifax for the day in August on a cruise ship and pre booked this walking tour on line. We were met at the designated spot at the Citidal by Erin, our guide, and our walking tour was fabulous. For...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Russell F
Reviewed 23 August 2018

Caleb lead us another couple on the walking tour of Halifax. The tour begins at the Citadel (inside the fort is not part of the tour but you hear about its history). The tour continues downhill to the water front with several stops. Caleb, a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ScottEmmaLee
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

A group of friends and I that are visiting Halifax spent our first morning on Eidee‘s tour around downtown. It was great! Having done lots of free walking tours before, two things that I loved about today was Eidee’s passion and enthusiasm for sharing her...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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25 August 2018|
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Response from twells42 | Reviewed this property |
I think the average is $10-20 each depending on how awesome you think the tour and guide is.
1 August 2018|
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Response from ushy | Reviewed this property |
You can book or do as we did just turn up for 1000 or 300 tour daily... check schedule when you are coming You start at citidel on top of city and walk to the bottom at harbour Suggest leave car at accommodation and walk up... More
25 June 2018|
Response from Claire A | Property representative |
Hi Eric, we run tours every day at 10 AM and 3 PM, but due to some change ups in our guides we may have limited availability that week. Please refer to our facebook for any cancellations (HalifaxFreeWalkingTours on facebook)