Welcome to Halifax and the provincial capital of Nova Scotia, well-known for its maritime history. With its large natural harbour, Halifax has historically been one of the busiest ports on the eastern seaboard. You are free to arrive at any time today ahead of the welcome meeting at 6pm, where you’ll meet your tour guide and fellow travelling companions.Should you arrive early, why not visit some of the many parks, museums, landmarks, art galleries and waterfront cafes of Halifax. The Maritime Museum in the Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) tells the story of the city’s seafaring origins whilst the fortress on Citadel Hill with its iconic Town Clock overlooks the modern glass towers of the city, providing that link between the past and the present.
- Whale watching activity in Cape Breton Highlands National Park
- Dedicated and guided hikes on most days
- Iconic views of Peggy’s Cove Lighthouse
- Visit to Hopewell Rocks
The Walking The Canadian Maritimes tour starts from and ends in Halifax. The Walking The Canadian Maritimes tour is an explorer trip that takes 10 days taking you through Halifax, Halifax, Fundy National Park, Cape Breton Highlands National Park and 3 other destinations in Canada and the USA. This is a guided small group tour that includes accommodation in hotels, transport, meals and others.
This dedicated walking tour of the Canadian Maritimes is a trip to remember. Rugged, unspoilt and off the tourist trail, Nova Scotia and Canada’s Maritime Provinces reveal their unique charm, rich history and secrets to the intrepid traveller. Stunning natural beauty serves as a backdrop to coastal communities defined by their strong cultural identities. From hiking the spectacular Skyline Trail in Cape Breton Highlands to the vibrant houses of Lunenburg and an exhilarating whale watching excursion, the Northeast coast promises a unique adventure with something to entice every kind of traveller. So, get off the main thoroughfare and discover the highlights!