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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...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Halifax, Nova Scotia B3M 4M8, Canada
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+1 902-406-6314
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed November 7, 2014

We chose to do a tour on our own in Halifax rather than take an expensive ship tour offered by Oceania Cruises, and I'm so happy we chose the "Halifax Tour Guys" AKA Halifax Cruise Ship Taxi Tours. My wife corresponded with Lucinda Pigdon in...More

8  Thank MovableBeast
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed September 30, 2013

I arranged with Lucinda Pigdon for a 6-7 hour tour (for 6 people) of Lunenburg, Mahone Bay, Peggy's Cove (with a stop for lunch at Ryers Lobster Pound). Lucinda was very easy and flexible to work with. The driver was Arias. We started by heading...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

We easily connected with Lem Smith when we disembarked from our cruise ship. This was a private tour of about 4 hours around Halifax and out to Peggy's Cove. Lem was extremely knowledgeable about the history of Halifax and understandably proud of his community. He...More

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HalifaxTourGuys, General Manager at Halifax Tour Guys, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you so much for your wonderful review. We are so happy you enjoyed your tour experience with us.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had 12 people, so we had two vehicles. Picked up at the cruise ship port by Dennis and David. We loved the intimate and personal tour with our two fantastic tour guides. Not only did we see the major sites: Halifax, the Citadel, the...More

Thank Frankie32309
HalifaxTourGuys, General Manager at Halifax Tour Guys, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your wonderful review. We are very pleased you enjoyed your tour with us.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in port for one day on a Canadian Cruise. Doug picked us up early right outside the terminal. We packed in a ton of sights, meet some great local people and had a fantastic local lunch. Doug was so easy to talk to...More

Thank Kay C
HalifaxTourGuys, General Manager at Halifax Tour Guys, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your wonderful review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your tour with us and the local area around Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were on a cruise and stopped here for the day. We spent the day with Doug. Titanic cemetery, we stopped at a lady’s home she has an art gallery and allows people to take pictures on her dock. She was a very kind women...More

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HalifaxTourGuys, General Manager at Halifax Tour Guys, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your wonderful review. We appreciate your email and we do have seven passenger SUV’s plus the driver. We are very pleased you enjoyed your tour experience with us.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Met at the dock with a "pink sign" as promised. Only surprise was the vehicle--a taxi as the tours are associated with Casino taxi. The tour covers the highlights of Halifax including a trip to Peggy's Cove where we had lunch. Lot's to see and...More

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HalifaxTourGuys, General Manager at Halifax Tour Guys, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. All of our drivers operate their own taxi or limousine. Halifax Tour Guys trains all of our driver/tour guides to do the listed tours on our website ourselves. They all have many years of experience in the industry and are...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were picked up at the cruise ship port by Al. Al was a fantastic tour guide. He took us all around Halifax, the Citadel, the Titanic Cemetery, then out to Acadia Maple Products, then out to Peggy's Cove. He recommended a great little restaurant...More

Thank PeachFamily7686
HalifaxTourGuys, General Manager at Halifax Tour Guys, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your wonderful review . We are so very happy you enjoyed your tour with Al.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I want to send a sincere THANK YOU to you all and to Al the guide/driver we had! We had a great time with him, he was very professional and we never felt rushed at the Swiss Air 111 memorial for my girlfriend's aunt, he...More

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HalifaxTourGuys, General Manager at Halifax Tour Guys, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your review. We are so glad you enjoyed your tour experience in Halifax.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were pick up at the dock after we got off the cruise ship. Met by Terry Jesty and proceeded on our tour. Terry was very informative and personable. Toured the town of Halifax including the gardens and the cemetery where the Titanic people are...More

Thank Mac M
HalifaxTourGuys, General Manager at Halifax Tour Guys, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are glad you enjoyed your tour experience despite our weather in Halifax. Thank you so much for your review.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not a good tour 😔 didn’t get to see what we wanted to see, just had to go on what he called “his tour”. Not worth the money or time. Do an Uber to where you want to go and spend the amount of time...More

Thank Michelle G
HalifaxTourGuys, General Manager at Halifax Tour Guys, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Michelle, So sorry to hear about your experience in Halifax. We have not been able to find your booking with our company. Could you please send us the date of your tour, the driver/tour guides name, and the cruise ship you arrived on. Once...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Unfortunately we did not have the awesome experience on our tour that so many others have had. It was not terrible but could have been a lot better. It was a dreary, rainy day but we were still excited to see beautiful Nova Scotia. Our...More

Thank Denise W
HalifaxTourGuys, General Manager at Halifax Tour Guys, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your email. In speaking with Aryra he informed us that his credit card machine froze when he attempted to us it and that the issue was resolved before his next tour. Why when you went to Peggy’s Cove, seen the lighthouse and...More

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jangfischer
June 7, 2018|
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Hi, Would you mind checking with management regarding any bookings. HALIFAX TOUR GUYS Tour Information: 1-902-406-6314 Cell Phone: 1-902-802-4047 Thank you. tom Marketing Admin
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Hello, Our Halifax Historic Tour may work out best with your schedule. Please call the office to find out more - 1-902-406-6314 TripAdvisor doesn't allow the posting of links here in this email, otherwise I would post the... More
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Barb: We had a Coast Line Drive plus Peggy's Cove tour with Halifax Tour Guys. We were met at the cruise terminal. The charge was CAD60/hour/vehicle and the tour lasted 5 hours. The van can accommodate 6 persons. Have a nice... More
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