Private Group Tour
Peggy’s Cove without Lunch (5 hours)
This is a relaxing 5 hour tour to Peggy’s Cove that also allows you to customize your experience in Halifax so you can see what interests you!
The quaint fishing village of Peggy’s Cove is home to 39 residents who host almost half a million visitors a year that come to capture a glimpse into the Maritime culture. Enjoy the scenery as you pass by scenic fishing villages and gorgeous shorelines along the way to the community. Once at Peggy’s Cove, you’ll have 1.5 hours to browse the various gift shops, capture photos of the waves as they crash on the rocks in front of the world’s most photographed lighthouse or get a Lobster Roll or snacks from the take-away vendors.
Choose 2 of the following to complete your memorable Peggy’s Cove experience:
SS Atlantic Heritage Park and Interpretive Centre – Discover this hidden gem off the beaten path on the way to Peggy’s Cove. Many do not realize that the sinking of the SS Atlantic in April 1873, that claimed the lives of 562 people, was the worst single-vessel marine disaster to occur prior to the Titanic. Visit the interpretive centre to learn about the sinking and see artifacts from the ship and then walk out to the memorial and enjoy the peacefulness and picturesque scenery of the bay. (45 minutes)
Swiss Air Flight 111 Memorial – A thoughtful memorial to the 229 victims of the Flight 111 plane that crashed into the Atlantic off the coast of Peggy’s Cove in 1998. Just minutes from the village, the site offers great photo opportunities back to Peggy’s Cove and the lighthouse as well as the rugged coastline. Large tour buses cannot stop here due to lack of parking. (25 minutes)
Titanic Gravesite – Fairview Cemetery is home to 111 victims of the Titanic including J. Dawson. Learn some interesting stories of these tragic victims. Also learn about the devastating 1917 Halifax Explosion. (30 minutes)
The Public Gardens – This is 18 acres of beautifully maintained Victorian era public gardens in downtown Halifax formally established in 1867, the year of Canadian Confederation. The gardens were designated a National Historic Site of Canada in 1984. See over 100 varieties of roses and charming ponds with waterfowl. (45 minutes)
Hemlock Ravine Park – A 200-acre habitat with opportunities for walking, nature observation, lookand relaxation. The loop trails offer many routes for observation of nature in all seasons. The romantic heart-shaped pond known as Julie’s Pond was built in 1794 by Prince Edward, Duke of Kent, to honour the love for his mistress, Julie St. Laurent. (45 minutes)
Tour duration: 9:30am – 2:30pm or 10:00am – 3:00pm (let us know at time of booking your preferred time)
Tour departs from downtown Halifax hotels or the cruise port. (If arriving by cruise ship, your ship must be docked by 8:30am to take this tour.)
AVAILABLE MONDAYS, TUESDAYS AND WEDNESDAYS in 2022 FROM APRIL 1ST until NOVEMBER 4TH.
Price: $500 plus 15% TAX
Minimum 2 people up to a maximum of 8 people (LIGHT SNACKS ARE PROVIDED)
CALL 1-877-365-2552 TO BOOK YOUR TOUR OR CLICK THE BOOK NOW BOX BELOW TO BOOK ONLINE!