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6 DAY TASTE OF NOVA SCOTIA

NOVA SCOTIA TOUR PACKAGE
Explore the bounty of delights this region has to offer with delicious local flavours, succulent seafood, unique wineries and local craft brews. This combined with the must-see spots of Peggy's Cove and Lunenburg make this an action-packed mouth-watering six days.
Start Location: Halifax End Location: Halifax
TOP HIGHLIGHTS
  • Alexander Keith's Brewery tour
  • Sightseeing and marine life tour
  • Annapolis Valley winery tour
  • Halifax foodie tour
  • Halifax Harbour five-course dinner cruise
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Day 1: Halifax Dinner Cruise

This afternoon, you will sail through the Halifax Harbour and along the scenic Northwest Arm for a unique two-hour cruise and dining experience. Onboard the Mississippi-style paddle-wheeler, Harbour Queen, enjoy the sights and the five-course meal, created by Executive Chef and team, that best represents the beautiful city of Halifax. Consider adding a fresh local Atlantic lobster steamed and pre-cracked to your meal for a genuinely Maritime dining experience (add on at the time of booking). Onboard guides will tell you a brief history about the Halifax Explosion and the origins of Point Pleasant Park while passing by notable landmarks including Dingle Tower, the Royal Nova Scotia Yacht Squadron, Georges Island and many more!
Day 2: Halifax Food Tour (6 stops)

Today, explore Halifax's abundant food scene as you travel from South to North to taste the authentic local flavours. During this tour, prepare to taste all the mouth-watering creations as you visit six local culinary hot spots for delicious seafood, award-winning wine, the famous local donair and many more! Along the way, you will also visit the iconic Citadel Hill, and through the historic Hydrostone Neighborhood.
Day 3: Halifax - Wolfville

Today pick up your two-day car rental and drive an hour to Wolfville, situated in the North-Western portion of Nova Scotia. This picture-perfect town has all the more delicate things that one looks out of life "“ hills, valleys, rivers and ocean. This afternoon, drop off your car at your hotel so you can enjoy a guided wine tasting tour to three unique wineries in the beautiful Annapolis. Learn about and enjoy the aromatic whites and cool climate reds. This tour is perfect for people looking to experience Nova Scotia Wine Country and also enjoy a cheese tasting at one winery. Spend the evening at your leisure, but don't forget to explore some of the most distinctive craft cideries right on the main street of Wolfville. Meet the cider makers, observe the cider-making progress, all made from certified organic apples from the Annapolis Valley, and sample the delicious products!
Day 4: Wolfville - Lunenburg - Peggy's Cove

This morning, say goodbye to Wolfville and driving onwards to UNESCO World Heritage Site, Lunenburg. This is one of Nova Scotia's most historic and beautiful towns, as well as home of the famed fishing schooner Bluenose II. Visit the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic to learn about the town's famous seafaring heritage. Be sure to visit some fascinating local art galleries and craft shops around the town. There are many beautiful beaches in the area including Crescent & Rissers. If time allows, head out for a quick trip to Blue Rocks for some fantastic photo opportunities. Drive onwards to the picturesque town of Peggy's Cove in time to join your one-hour sightseeing and marine life tour. Cruising past Peggy's Cove Lighthouse heading east, navigating between the rocky islands to the fishing village of West Dover, keep your eyes open for whales, seals, tuna, leatherback turtles and sunfish. Lobster, crab, flounder and pollock are common sighting's in their natural setting. This excursion will give you the perfect opportunity to capture one of Nova Scotia's most beautiful destinations, Peggy's Cove Lighthouse, from the water. Before heading back to Halifax, you may choose to dine at the Sou'Wester Restaurant while enjoying the spectacular ocean views at Peggy's Cove. If you can't just get enough of the local seafood, this would be another perfect opportunity to enjoy local lobster or seafood chowder.
Day 5: Alexander Keith's Brewery Tour

Today you will explore one of the oldest breweries in Canada, the famous Alexander Keith's that is situated on the waterfront of Halifax. On this tour, you will learn all about the history of the Alexander Keith's, along with the beer production process how it is today with some very entertaining guides. There is plenty of opportunity for beer sampling, with at least five regular beers on tap and seasonal brews. Enjoy the rest of your evening to explore the small city at your own pace.
Day 6: Halifax Departure

Upon check out of your hotel, your package ends. However, you may choose to do last minute exploring before departing Halifax. You could take the time to walk along the Harbour Front, discover the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic or maybe the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21.
DATES & PRICES
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ACCOMMODATION
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Moderate
Halifax
Halifax
$912 USD
All prices are per person based on double occupancy and subject to local taxes - GST, PST or HST.


Applicable taxes vary depending on travel destination and are not included. Please ask your sales agent what extra taxes will be payable for your tour.
WHAT'S INCLUDED
  • 5 nights of accommodation
  • 2-day mid-size car rental including unlimited kilometers (special conditions apply)
  • Sightseeing and attractions as listed
EXCLUSIONS
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Travel insurance (Strongly recommended, ask us for a quote!)
  • Pre/post accommodation
  • Items (attractions and sightseeing & entrance fees) not listed as included in the itinerary

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Booking & Flight Questions

Do you arrange airport transfers?

Yes! We can certainly assist with booking airport transfers for you! Some tours have airport transfers included already. Please inquire for further information and pricing.

Can you assist with booking additional accommodation?

Yes! We can certainly assist with booking additional nights of accommodation for you before and/or after your fully escorted tour! Please inquire for further information and pricing.

Can you assist with booking flights?

Yes! We can certainly assist with booking your flights for you! We do not recommend you book any flights until you receive your booking confirmation directly from Anderson Vacations Tours, as some tours are not pre-guaranteed. Please inquire for further information and pricing.

Is it possible to book a triple share accommodation?

Yes, it is possible to book triple share accommodations on select trips. Please inquire about this option, as pricing may also vary and it will be subject to availability.

Can we book this tour with our exclusive group?

Anderson Vacations Tours can work with private groups to customize a tour to your needs. Please inquire for further information and pricing.
Tour Questions

What is the average age of passengers for this tour?

Our tours are suitable for all age demographics. The average age of travelers is typically 45+

I am a solo traveler. Is there a single surcharge?

There are options for single travelers to join most tours. Solo Travelers can choose to pay the single supplement and have their own room throughout the tour. For those willing to share, we also have a Twin Share option that is offered for the majority of our tours. This means you will be sharing the hotel rooms with another single, same gender traveller who also books the Twin Share option. If this is the case, there will be no single supplement charged to either of you. If we are unable to match you with another Twin Share traveler, there may be a single surcharge applied to cover the full cost of the rooms on some of our longer tours. Please enquire before finalizing your booking for full details.

How physically demanding is this tour? Are you able to accommodate people with mobility restrictions/limitations?

This tour has a low level of physical demand, although there may be some activities or sightseeing tours that require walking short distances. Please inquire if you have any mobility restrictions before completing your booking to ensure this tour is right for you.

How much luggage should I bring?

Each passenger may bring one large suitcase and one carry-on bag. The weight limit for this suitcase is 32 kilograms/60 pounds. Baggage handling is provided at the hotels in our tour packages. Please advise our reservations staff if you will be bringing additional items such as a cane, walker or wheelchair. You may also bring one small soft-sided carry-on bag, which should easily fit into the overhead shelf of the coach. Each person is responsible for his/her own carryon luggage. Remember to check your airline baggage restrictions if you are flying, as they may differ from Anderson Vacations Tours guidelines.

What is your recommended spending amount for non-included meals?

The suggested allowance for non-included meals is $40.00 — $60.00 CAD per day (includes tipping).

Can you accommodate passengers with dietary restrictions (food allergies, vegan, vegetarian etc.)?

Yes! There are many meals included on our fully escorted tours. Please inform us of any dietary restrictions at the time of booking so we can ensure there are alternative meal choices and arrangements made for you.

Are gratuities included in the tour cost?

For your convenience, gratuities for local guides and meals stated on the itinerary are included in the price of the tour. For meals not included in your tour package please remember that it is customary to tip your server 15-20% in North America. Gratuities for your Motorcoach Driver and Tour Director are left to your discretion. We recommend $4.00 - $5.00 CAD per person, per day for your Motorcoach Driver and $6.00 - $7.00 CAD per person, per day for your Tour Director. if you can't find your
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