Surrounded by natural treasures and glorious seascapes, Halifax is an attractive and vibrant hub with noteworthy historic and modern architecture, great dining and shopping, and a lively nightlife and festival scene. The old city manages to feel both hip and historic. Previous generations had the foresight to preserve the cultural and architectural integrity of the city, yet students from five local universities keep it lively and current. View more
The romance of the seas, small ship sizes and intimate atmosphere, Silversea has long been a leader in the ultra-luxury market. Travelling to both iconic and secluded ports, Silversea’s award-winning itineraries inspire wanderlust and exploration. With over 900 destinations, longer port stays and more late-night departures than ever before, even the savviest traveler will find something new. A butler for every suite, a complimentary in-suite bar stocked with your preferences, all-inclusive exquisite dining, award-winning onboard entertainment and an unparalleled space to guest ratio all contribute to the Silversea experience. Not forgetting our famed Italian hospitality, where new faces become old friends. Bienvenuti a bordo.
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Indulge your senses with the splendid beauty and flavours of the Annapolis Valley - home to Nova Scotia Wine Country! Join this scenic and tasty tour to travel into the heart of the Annapolis Valley along the shores of the Bay of Fundy. You'll enjoy wine tastings at 3 unique & award winning Nova Scotia wineries.
Depart the pier and embark on the first stop to Grand Pre Wines, the oldest winery in Atlantic Canada. After touring their vineyard and tasting their wines, you'll head to our second stop, Luckett Vineyards owned by a local celebrity and culinary entrepreneur, Pete Luckett.
Finally relax with a local cheese tasting with fruit and other snacks with a final wine tasting alongside the vineyard at Gaspereau Vineyards. Learn about Nova Scotia's cool climate wine styles while touring the fastest growing wine region in North America. Try whites, reds, world renowned Canadian Icewine and new appellation wine, Tidal Bay while walking through breath-taking vineyards and state of art tasting rooms.
On this tour, you'll also learn about the rich Acadian history including the dykelands of Grand Pre-a UNESCO World Heritage Site, their deportation and the Cajun connection in the land of Evangeline.
Enjoy beautiful views of the rising tides from the Bay of Fundy and Cape Blomidon with many great photo opportunities. Each guest also receives a complimentary wine bag and bottled water.
At the conclusion of your tour, re-board your vehicle for the return drive to the ship.
Please Note: This tour requires a moderate amount of walking for approximately 600 metres (1970 feet) over paved/cobblestone/gravel walkways; uneven, sometimes rocky ground; grassy farmland; inclines; standing for an extended period of time. Walking is at the discretion of each guest therefore it is suitable for guests with limited mobility. This tour is not suitable for guests who utilise a wheelchair. We recommend guests wear comfortable shoes, light jacket or sweater, sunscreen, hat and umbrella from the ship (weather dependent). Total drive time is 1.45 hours. The order of sites visited may vary and itineraries are subject to change with little to no notice which is beyond our control. There is limited availability for this tour therefore we suggest you book well in advance to avoid disappointment.
Explore the scenic coast of eastern Canada in a healthy new way during this invigorating, half-day bicycling excursion.
Halifax, Dartmouth, Lawrencetown Beach Trailhead
Depart the pier for the scenic, approximately 30-minute drive through Dartmouth en route to the picturesque Lawrencetown Beach trailhead. Upon arrival, you are fitted with your 24-speed hybrid bicycle and helmet, and provided with a brochure providing background information about the area, along with route directions and a map. Afterward, receive your safety briefing and bicycling instructions before heading out on your guided bicycling adventure.
Wildlife-Rich Marshes, Water Views, Birdlife, Flora and Fauna, Kuhn Conservation Area
Led by your guide, head out along a trail converted from an abandoned railway bed. The cycling surface is mostly flat, enabling an easy riding experience for novice cyclists and/or guests simply wishing to relax and take in the scenery. Your route takes you past beautiful, wildlife-rich marshes, and offers views of the water for most of the journey. An additional highlight is the Kuhn Conservation Area, which has a colourful history and is home to a myriad of birds and other creatures. Along the way, your guide provides interpretive dialogue about the local fauna and flora at designated rest stops, where photo opportunities are plentiful.
The trail soon brings you to Fisherman's Cove, a working fishing village where fishing boats, crafts shops and seafood restaurants create a delightful ambiance. Upon arrival, some free time is made available to explore Fisherman's Cove at your leisure. At the conclusion of your visit, board a van and commence the approximately 30-minute drive back to the pier.
Please note: This tour involves an extensive amount of bicycling for approximately two hours and a moderate amount of walking, with a few steps to negotiate to get on/off the coach. This tour is recommended for guests who are in good physical condition, experienced bicycle riders, have recently ridden or are confident on a bicycle, and comfortable with handbrakes and riding downhill. This tour is not recommended for pregnant guests, guests with neck and/or back problems, guests with heart and/or respiratory conditions, guests with limited mobility, and guests who utilise a wheelchair. Guests are advised to wear lightweight, comfortable clothing with flat, closed-toe walking or sport shoes, and bring sun protection, raingear, and a sweater or light jacket from the ship. Guests must be at least 4'10" (about 1.47 metres) in height, and able to ride comfortably on an adult-sized bicycle in order to participate on this tour. Safety helmets are provided, and must be worn the entire time whilst bicycling. A signed waiver is required to participate on this tour. Although frequently encountered on this type of tour, animal sightings are not guaranteed. The tour sequence and timings may vary. Operation of this tour is subject to weather conditions. Space on this tour is extremely limited; we suggest you book well in advance to avoid disappointment.
Looking to taste the best of Halifax's food, beer & wine scene? Join this tasty tour travelling around downtown Halifax and the iconic boardwalk by foot to visit 5-6 local culinary hot spots for local food, beer and wine. Try foods like traditional seafood dishes, artisanal cheese to local craft beers and Nova Scotia wine. Visit farmer's markets, trendy restaurants, and boutique shops. Not only will you learn about our rich culinary culture but also the history of Halifax since the founding in 1749.
Halifax City, Downtown Area, Boardwalk, Halifax Seaport Farmers' Market
Take a guided walking tour of the downtown area and the iconic boardwalk on the Halifax waterfront. Visit the Halifax Seaport Farmers' Market, the oldest, continuously operating farmers' market in North America. Established by royal decree in 1750, just one year after the founding of Halifax itself, this bustling market operated in several locations around the city before being moved to its current location at the Halifax Seaport in 2010. Conveniently located adjacent to Pier 20, the Halifax Seaport Farmers' Market is a beacon for local residents and visitors alike.
Canadian Museum of Immigration, Historic Properties
During your guided stroll, pass by the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21. Often referred to as Canada's Ellis Island, the museum tells the broader story of over 400 years of immigration to Canada. Over one million immigrants took their first steps into Canada via Pier 21. Step into the past and experience what it was like to immigrate through Pier 21, the entry point for one-in-five Canadians between 1928 and 1971.
The Halifax Boardwalk is also home to the area known as Historic Properties, a designated National Historic Site in the heart of downtown Halifax. The first restoration project of its kind in Canada, Historic Properties features three city block of Canada's oldest surviving group of waterfront warehouse, and some of North America's finest Victorian-Italianate facades dating back to the late-1700s and early-1800s. This charming site is filled with restaurants, pubs, and clothing and specialty shops in restored, 18th century buildings.
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, Halifax-Dartmouth Ferry
In addition, pass by Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, the oldest and largest Maritime Museum in Canada. During your walk you will also see the Halifax-Dartmouth Ferry in operation. It is the oldest saltwater ferry in North America, and the second-oldest in the world.
Please note: This tour involves a moderate-extensive amount of walking and standing for approximately 0.93 miles-1.24 miles (about 1.5 kilometres-two kilometres), at times over uneven, cobblestone, gravel, rocky, and grassy surfaces and inclines, with a few steps to negotiate to get on/off the coach. This tour is not suitable for guests with limited mobility and guests who utilise a wheelchair. Guests are advised to wear lightweight, comfortable clothing with flat, closed-toe walking shoes, and bring sun protection, an umbrella, and a sweater or light jacket from the ship. Guests must be at least 21 years old to participate in tastings of alcoholic beverages. The tour sequence and timings may vary. Space on this tour is extremely limited; we suggest you book well in advance to avoid disappointment.
Discover the picturesque beauty, architecture and history of Halifax during this scenic sightseeing excursion through the city.
Depart the pier for the brief drive to the Halifax Citadel, a National Historic Site. Upon arrival, a visit is made to the Citadel's Fortress, which dates from the mid-1700s. For more than 75 years, it functioned as the British Imperial bastion of control in the country. From this fine vantage point, take in panoramic views of both the harbour and city. The impressive early 19th-century Old Town Clock at the entrance is not to be missed.
Halifax Public Gardens
Your drive continues past Province House, described by Charles Dickens as a 'gem of Georgian architecture'. Once the location of Canada's original printing press and first newspaper, it is today the seat of government and Canada's oldest legislative building. Next, visit the Halifax Public Gardens for a brief guided stroll through this 16-acre (6.5-hectare) botanical garden; one of the country's finest Victorian public gardens.
Halifax City Tour
Your tour concludes with a narrated sightseeing drive through Halifax, which is home to acclaimed museums, gracious parks, astounding monuments and endless historic buildings. Pass by the Metro Centre, Halifax's convention centre, before seeing the Historic Properties Complex. Here, old seaport buildings have been skilfully converted into attractive shops and restaurants.
Your tour concludes with a brief drive back to the pier.
Please note: This tour involves a moderate amount of walking, with packed gravel surfaces at the Halifax Citadel. Walking is at the discretion of each guest. This tour is not recommended for guests with limited mobility or those who utilise a wheelchair. Warm, layered clothing and closed-toe walking shoes are recommended.
If you are looking for an introduction to the city of Halifax that is both relaxing and entertaining, then this one-hour panoramic open air horse and carriage ride through Halifax showcasing some of its beautiful parks, historic homes, educational facilities, fine restaurants and shops is not to be missed.
The Halifax open air horse-drawn trolley will take you back to another era. This mix of old and new, with architecture and history blended harmoniously in the vibrant downtown core, offers a detailed overview and a great insight into the historic, economic and cultural attractions of Halifax. You will trot past the Public Gardens, the Halifax Citadel National Historic Site, the Halifax Seaport and more as your guide enlightens you on Halifax of the past and the city today. Learn of the city's connection to the sinking of the Titanic, hear about the Halifax Explosion and how the Halifax Citadel, majestically set upon an expansive hill overlooking the city, protected the Halifax Harbour from 1749 to 1906.
The trolley tour is a leisurely continuous journey through the downtown section of Halifax, with commentary on the founding of the city, local attractions and historic landmarks.
Please Note: This tour requires a minimal amount of activity for approximately 200 metres (656 feet). It is suitable for guests with limited mobility however they must be able to get in/out of the open air carriage ride with only the assistance of their travelling companion. This tour is not suitable for guest who utilise a wheelchair. We recommend guests wear comfortable shoes, light jacket or sweater, sunscreen, hat and umbrella from the ship (weather dependent).
Discover the splendid beauty and charm of Canada's Atlantic coast during this panoramic, full-day sightseeing excursion with lunch.
Halifax, Mahone Bay, Main Street, Art Galleries, Shops, Wooden Churches, Bay Views
Depart the pier for the scenic, approximately one-hour drive to Mahone Bay, one of the most beautiful towns in eastern Canada. Upon arrival, some free time is made available to explore Mahone Bay at your leisure. You can browse the art galleries and shops lining the charming main street, and view the town's many wooden churches, three of which stand side-by-side on the picturesque bay.
Lunenburg, Fisheries Museum, Bluenose II Replica, Banks Fishery, Aquarium, Lobster Presentation
Next, re-board your coach and continue on to the lovely waterfront village of Lunenburg, an UNESCO World Heritage Site. Founded in 1753, Lunenburg is one of Nova Scotia's most historic towns. Upon arrival, take a guided walking tour of Lunenburg. Along the way, a visit is made to the Fisheries Museum, home to Bluenose II, a replica of Nova Scotia's famous racing schooner of the 1920s, Bluenose I. The schooner is so venerated that it graces the Canadian dime. While at the museum, enjoy an optional 30-minute guided tour which starts on the 2nd-floor with an introduction to the Banks Fishery (elevators available), then head up to the 3rd-floor for a presentation entitled 'Why is She Famous?' (seating is provided). Following this presentation, visit the aquarium and view a presentation about lobsters.
Free Time, Waterfront, Lunch, Downtown Halifax, Citadel Hill, Georgian Town Clock
Following your tour, some free time is made available to explore the colourful waterfront and admire its meticulously restored buildings before proceeding for lunch at the Old Fish Factory restaurant. After lunch, re-board your coach and commence the approximately two-hour drive back to the pier. En route, take an orientation drive through downtown Halifax, pass by renowned landmarks such as Citadel Hill and the Georgian town clock, and learn about the Halifax Explosion of 1917.
Please note: This tour involves a moderate amount of walking and standing for 0.6 miles, at times over uneven, cobblestone, gravel, rocky, and grassy surfaces and inclines, with a few steps to negotiate to get on/off the coach. This tour is not suitable for guests with limited mobility and guests who utilise a wheelchair. Walking at Mahone Bay and Lunenburg is at the discretion of each guest. Guests are advised to wear lightweight, comfortable clothing with flat, closed-toe walking shoes, and bring sun protection, an umbrella, and a sweater or light jacket from the ship. Guests must be at least 21 years old to participate in tastings of alcoholic beverages. The tour sequence and timings may vary. Space on this tour is very limited; we suggest you book in advance to avoid disappointment.
Savour the coastal splendour, flavours and fishing heritage of Nova Scotia during this picturesque, half-day sightseeing excursion with lunch.
Downtown Halifax, Peggy's Cove, Free Time, Shopping, 1914 Lighthouse, Cove and Sea Views
Depart the pier for the scenic, approximately one-hour ride to Peggy's Cove via Route 333, with a short orientation tour of downtown Halifax en route. Peggy's Cove is an idyllic fishing community dating from 1811. Upon arrival, some free time is made available to explore the town at your leisure. You can browse the quaint shops and view the most famous lighthouse in all of Canada. The lonely 1914 Lighthouse stands atop a granite outcrop lashed by the sea, and protects sailors from the jagged and smooth rocks surrounding the cove; a scene that has inspired artists and photographers for decades.
South Shore, Hubbards, Shore Club, Lobster Lunch
Next, re-board your coach and continue on to Hubbards, a rural community on the south shore of Nova Scotia. Upon arrival, proceed to the renowned Shore Club for a fresh lobster lunch served in the traditional Nova Scotia style. After lunch, re-board your coach and commence the approximately one-hour drive back to the pier.
Please note: This tour involves a moderate amount of walking and standing for 0.6 miles (about one kilometre), at times over uneven, cobblestone, gravel, rocky, and grassy surfaces and inclines, with a few steps to negotiate to get on/off the coach. This tour is not suitable for guests with limited mobility and guests who utilise a wheelchair. Walking at Peggy's Cove is at the discretion of each guest. Guests are advised to wear lightweight, comfortable clothing with flat, closed-toe walking shoes, and bring sun protection, an umbrella, and a sweater or light jacket from the ship. Guests must be at least 21 years old to be served alcoholic beverages. The tour sequence and timings may vary.
Discover why Peggy's Cove has been an inspiration for artists and writers for generations during a memorable, half-day excursion to this picturesque seaside village.
Depart the pier with your guide for a scenic, one-hour drive though the modern city of Halifax, before proceeding along the coastal Lighthouse Route to Peggy's Cove. This tiny rustic fishing village of just 40 year-round residents is highlighted by the impressive rock formations left by eroding glaciers and granite millions of years ago. Upon arrival, explore Peggy's Cove at your leisure.
Stroll along the walking trail to the stately lighthouse, or take an optional guided walking tour through this tiny cove with its bustling fishing harbour. Along the way, learn about the history of the cove, lighthouse and the lobster fishery that is the backbone of the local economy. See the different types of traps used, and have an opportunity to touch a live lobster. For a taste of the region, you may wish to independently stop by the Sou Wester restaurant to sample the locally-renowned chowder and gingerbread.
Next, view a tribute to the people of Peggy's Cove at the massive deGarthe Monument before visiting the shops and galleries, or exploring the rocks on your own.
Following your visit, re-board your coach and return to the pier via the Lighthouse Route that winds its way through the seaside villages lining historic St. Margaret's Bay.
Please note: This tour involves a minimal amount of walking, and is suitable for guests with limited mobility and those who utilise a wheelchair. Walking is at the discretion of each guest. The road at Peggy's Cove is hilly and narrow; the walking trail to the lighthouse is not wheelchair-accessible. Warm, layered clothing and closed-toe walking shoes are recommended. Refreshments are at each guest's discretion; we suggest you bring local currency for snacks and souvenirs.