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Destination Halifax

The Destination Halifax website has great recommendations for eating, drinking, shopping and sightseeing in Halifax

http://www.destinationhalifax.com/

Eating and Drinking in Halifax

The Coast (a local lifestyle paper) recently published a list of 52 amazing things to taste in town. To read the article, click here.

Tours

Conference attendees are able to receive a 10% discount on tours operated by Ambassatours Gray Line using the Promo Code MSVUCONF10

Each tour and a brief description of each is listed below.

 

Halifax Highlights Tour: 

On this fully guided tour discover the essence of a major port city which has the youthful vibe of a modern university town and retains the culture and heritage as one of Canada's most historic communities. This tour features the Victorian Public Gardens, the Old Town Clock and much more! The duration of this tour is 1 hour.

 

Tragedy & Triumph Tour:

Hear about Halifax's war years and the exploits and heroism of the citizens who lived through the devastating Halifax Explosion, the largest man-made explosion prior to the nuclear era. Be engrossed in gripping and inspiring stories of survival. Hear details surrounding the distressing task of retrieving the bodies of the Titanic victims and of how they rest for eternity in Halifax. The duration of this tour is 1 hour.

 

Deluxe Tour:

Combine and Save! Experience an informative 'Halifax Highlights Tour' and pair it with a moving and revealing tour of heartbreak and survival on the 'Tragedy & Triumph Tour'. See the historic properties and experience your local guide's tales of the deadly Halifax Explosion and the tragic sinking of the RMS Titanic. The duration of this tour is 2 hours.

 

Peggy's Cove Tour:

Peggy's Cove is an artist and explorers paradise. This picture postcard village on the rugged Atlantic Shoreline stands on solid rock above the crashing surf. The lighthouse is the most photographed lighthouse in the world. Enjoy some free time exploring the rocks, the trails, and village shops. The duration of this tour is 3.5 hours.

 

Lighthouse at Peggy's Cove 

Lunenburg & Mahone Bay Tour:

Join a kilted guide for an enchanting tour of Lunenburg and Mahone Bay. Explore the South Shore filled with history of fishing, boat building, the pirates of 'Oak Island', and the rum running along this craggy shoreline. Enjoy a guided walking tour of Lunenburg, or entrance to the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic. The duration of this tour is 6 hours.

 

There are 3 ways your guests can book with the promo code MSVUCONF10

 

1.     Online: http://www.grayline.com/things-to-do/canada/halifax/

2.     By calling into the Ambassatours Gray Line office at 1-800-565-9662

3.     At the pink Ambassatours kiosk, located in front of the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic at 1675 Lower Water St.