Shore Excursions

Halifax offers cruise ship visitors a brief but memorable glimpse of our east coast beauty and top experiences along and outside our shoreline. 

Discover how the sea has shaped Halifax’s history. Visit Pier 21, the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, Halifax Citadel National Historic Site and Lunenburg’s Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic.

Other popular shore excursions include: 

  • Peggy’s Cove: Peggy’s Cove is an iconic site along the ocean. You won’t want to miss its beautiful views and lighthouse. 
  • Culinary & Wine Tours: With Nova Scotia’s growing wine region and our fresh seafood, your taste buds will thank you for taking these tours! 
  • Outdoor Adventure Tours: From kayaking to biking along the Halifax Waterfront, we have outdoor adventure for every pace. 
  • Titanic Tours: Halifax was the closest port of call to Titanic and obtains one of the world’s biggest collections of artefacts and pieces from the Titanic.

There are many unique visitor experiences in and around Halifax, Nova Scotia. Experience it all by exploring through any of the following touring options provided by:

For more ideas on planning your Halifax visit, read local blogger Kim Humes' recommendations for waterfront shopping