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Halifax Tour Guys
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: 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.
Reviewed 21 November 2017

Four of us booked the Peggy's cove/Halifax tour. Our driver was at the cruise port and ready when we got off the ship. He is very knowledgeable of the area and flexible when we had an unexpected lunch stop. Highly recommended!

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Reviewed 18 November 2017

Norman met the four of us at the cruise port. On the way to Peggy's Cove, Norman made a number of stops to enable us taking photos of beautiful fall foliage. At Acadian Maple Products, we learned how to collect maple syrup. It was surprisingly simple. Just insert a tube into a sugar maple tree and collect the syrup. We also made a stop at a small private Peggy's Cove Museum. The owner is an author as well as a photographer. The exhibits were all personal belongings of the owner's grandparents and great grandparents. Lastly we spent some time a Peggy's Cove. We thanked Norman for such a wonderful tour.

Thank suathong
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

I had booked our own private tour excursion through Halifax Tour Guys based on great reviews and wasn't disappointed. With our small group we were able to go where we wanted and even extended our time because we were enjoying our experience so much and Terry (our most excellent driver) was happy to stop where ever we wanted: an interesting antique shop, a picture-worthy view, a delicious meal. We loved going at our own pace and enjoying the company of our own small group of friends. We did the coastline tour, which took us far from the big tour buses and crowds that flock to Peggy's Cove (which we saw but chose not to linger--too crowded and touristy)

1  Thank LMFMarlboro
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

We booked Tours 1 and 2 for 6 people from Halifax Tour Guys. Al was waiting for us as we excited the cruise ship terminal even though our ship arrived in port later than it was supposed to. We toured Halifax, the Citidel and many parts near the port. We stopped at a sugar shack where we sampled tasty treats and had time to shop. The visit to the cemetery where many Titanic passengers were buried was special and historical. Our last stop was Peggy's Cove which was great. Al explained the lobster industry and we had time to walk out to the lighthouse and climb on the rocks. All in all it was a wonderful day and much better than any ship's excursion.

Thank dperales
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Reviewed 28 October 2017

We spent a wonderful day in Halifax, thanks to Terry of Halifax Tour Guys. We were there for a few hours and had failed to book a tour through our cruise line, which turned out to be a blessing. We liked Terry immediately and felt completely comfortable with him; he could not have been more accommodating with us (one of our group of four had a walker and he easily arranged our seating to make room for it). At the outset, we told him that we wanted a four hour tour of the area and he quickly agreed to adjust the five hour tour to four, but we soon realized that we were enjoying the day so much that we asked him to add as much time as he could. We walked through the Halifax City Park, went to Peggy’s Cove, the Titanic cemetery, and had a delicious lunch. He definitely made our few hours in Halifax a memorable experience and I could not recommend him more highly.

Thank Susan R
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