A superbly presented tour of Halifax that puts the history and sites of the city into perspective within the context of the natural, cultural and political history of Nova Scotia from 1749.This tour highlights the link between Halifax to the Bay of Fundy, Lunenburg and other areas. See the site of the Halifax Explosion and the sites related to Halifax's connection with the Titanic, including the final resting place of 121 Titanic victims.HIGHLIGHTS: Citadel Hill, Argyle St., Grand Parade, Province House, Lieutenant Governor's House, Old Burying Ground, St Mary's Basilica, Georgian to Victoria architecture of "Olde" Halifax north and south, Spring Garden Road & Public Gardens, Halifax explosion site & memorial, Hydrostone National Historic District, Titanic burial sites & graves
During this tour, guests can expect to learn about key historic events in our city’s history including the founding of Halifax, the Acadian Explusion, the Halifax Explosion, our connection to the Titanic and all the reasons why we love this city today. Featuring our favourite Green Spaces, Architecture, Urban Hubs, Night Life and Hot Spots this tour is all about showing you what it means to be Haligonian.Our small group format allows for a relaxed experience between you and your guide hopefully feeling a like casual ride between friends.
This tour was inspired by the popularity of our fun, fast-paced hour long Harbour Hopper tour. You will hear the highlights of our Harbour's history, while enjoying beautiful water views, in one convenient hour! This fully commentated tour provides some great history about Halifax, the founding, and some of our most notable moments in history such as the Halifax Explosion, our involvement with the infamous sinking of the Titanic and our harbour city's role in World Wars. Our iconic Mississippi-style sternwheeler is equipped with restrooms, a full service bar and snack options. The Harbour Queen offers an upper level with a covered roof and open sides, so you can enjoy the ocean breeze while being protected from the elements. The downstairs is wrapped in beautiful windows, and heated. This Historic Harbour Cruise is a comfortable, relaxed way to experience Halifax from the water.
High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! SS Drottningholm was a Swedish transatlantic ocean liner, belonging to the Swedish American Line that operated from 1920 to 1948. She was built in 1905 by A. Stephens & Sons in Scotland for the Allan Line of Canada and commissioned as SS Virginian.She served for the Allan Line from 1905 until 1920. In 1912, as Virginian, she was one of several ships in wireless radio communication with RMS Titanic, giving iceberg warnings, and at one point false wireless messages had Virginian towing Titanic to Halifax, Nova Scotia. During World War I she served as a troop transport ship for Canada.