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“Virtually a private tour by booking a van for up to 6 people.”
Review of Halifax Tour Guys

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 3 weeks ago

Our mini-van (Chrysler Town and Country) driver, Al, met us at the cruise ship dock area and gave us a brief overview of our trip and checked to be sure we were heading to all of the sites we wanted to visit. We started in Halifax and it became obvious very quickly that Al knew the city well....history, architecture....and had a lot of information about people who played important roles throughout Halifax' existence. We visited the Titanic cemetery and Peggy's Cove and Al asked if we wanted to stop at the "Sugar Shack" to see how maple trees in the area are tapped and taste samples of the products. It was a fun and unexpected stop. Al also suggested and took us to a non tourist fantastic place for lunch, Owen's Shed, on the water. Delicious, fresh seafood and great local beer. Booking a van for a group in advance is a fun way to customize a tour to your interests and I would recommend this group, Halifax Tour Guys" highly. Al even stopped so we could pick up a couple of bottles of wine before getting us back to the dock.

Thank Mary H
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our group of 5 cruising friends had a great day with Lem. 2 couples and a single lady, all 60ish.
Lem met us as we left the ship and we had a great day with him. He was very knowledgeable about the area. He was patient with our questions and flexible on what we saw. Take the trek out to Peggy's Cove, it is gorgeous.
He was well informed on everything from property values to backgrounds on many properties.

Thank J757P
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We (8 of us) were met at the ship by our driver who was the very
best - with a stretch limousine!!! He was so patient and imparted so much information about Halifax driving us everywhere in the city. We went to the cemetery and walked up the hill to see the burial sites of many that were on the Titanic, stopped at a Maple Sugar Shop where we were given samples, and then riding through some quaint little towns arrived at Peggy's Cove wandering around for a good long time. The driver did not rush us, and we were on the tour for over 5 hours. The tour price was $525 CN for the 8 of us. That was soooo much less than the ship's tour and lasted longer. Without hesitation, I would recommend Halifax Tour Guys.

1  Thank CarolNYF
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Reviewed 20 April 2018

Best private tour company in Nova Scotia by far! Friendly, experienced and knowledgeable tour guys and very affordable! Definitely would recommend the Halifax Tour Guys for private tours of Halifax and Peggy's Cove Nova Scotia !!!

2  Thank celticpicker
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed our Halifax private tour in mid-Oct., 2015; I wish I could remember our guide's name (have mislaid my trip journal), but he was WONDERFUL. He was so pleasant, informed and informative, and INTERESTING. The history of Halifax is fascinating, and his narrations at each site were fascinating. We especially enjoyed the visit to the Titanic cemetery and then to Peggy's Cove. Supurb! Thank you.

1  Thank jburnham43
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