Halifax Boardwalk & Seaport: a Smartphone Audio Walking Tour

Halifax Boardwalk & Seaport: a Smartphone Audio Walking Tour

Listen to a tour guide through your smartphone as you explore the Halifax Boardwalk & Seaport!

On this 2.5 km tour, you'll explore the many tourist attractions, historical buildings, artwork & statues that make up this must-see section of the city.

Highlights include the Halifax Farmers Market, CSS Acadia, Halifax Cabling Wharf, Dockyard Clock & more!

Don't just see the boardwalk, hear what it has to say!

Live GPS map shows where you are and where to go next. As you get close, tour guide commentary will automatically play.

The tour also comes with a fun location based trivia game. After the commentary plays, look at your device and tap your guess at the answer.

Keep the professional tour guide experience, ditch the crowded tour groups, tight schedules and high prices.

It’s yours! Enjoy anytime, not just on your booking date. Stop & start anywhere along route.

Note: the number of travelers you select is the number of devices you can download the tour to.


Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, 1055 Marginal Rd, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 4P7 Canada

Listen to a tour guide through your smartphone as you explore the Halifax Boardwalk & Seaport!

On this 2.5 km tour, you'll explore the many tourist attractions, historical buildings, artwork & statues that make up this must-see section of the city.

Highlights include the Halifax Farmers Market, CSS Acadia, Halifax Cabling Wharf, Dockyard Clock & more!

Don't just see the boardwalk, hear what it has to say!

Live GPS map shows where you are and where to go next. As you get close, tour guide commentary will automatically play.

The tour also comes with a fun location based trivia game. After the commentary plays, look at your device and tap your guess at the answer.

Keep the professional tour guide experience, ditch the crowded tour groups, tight schedules and high prices.

It’s yours! Enjoy anytime, not just on your booking date. Stop & start anywhere along route.

Note: the number of travelers you select is the number of devices you can download the tour to.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Halifax Seaport Farmer's Market, 1209 Marginal Rd, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 4P8 Canada

Visit the oldest continuously open farmers market in all of North America.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Samuel Cunard Statue, Halifax Waterfront Outside the Halifax Seaport Farmers’ Market, Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada

Learn about Samuel Cunard from the man himself! Ok, well it's our tour guide pretending to be him, but it's still very informative and lots of fun!

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Discovery Centre, 1215 Lower Water St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3S8 Canada

Discover the Discovery Centre! We'll tell you all about the brand new interactive exhibit. All attractions along the tour are optional. You have the ultimate freedom to visit and pick up the tour right where you left off.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: The Emigrant Statue, 1200 Marginal Rd, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 4P8 Canada

A statue of a man holding a suitcase. There has to be more to it than that, right!- There is! We'll tell you all about it.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: JCVM+43 Halifax, NS, Canada

Georges Island. We'll point out a great view of the National Historic Site and tell you all about it! You can even hop on a ferry and visit.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: The Way Things Are, Downtown Halifax, Halifax, NS B3J 3Z2, Canada

No, you're not seeing things.. those light posts are definitely crooked. Well tell you about the inspiration behind the famous sculpture.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Halifax Waterfront Boardwalk, entre le quai Purdys et la rue Salter, Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada

Take in the breathtaking harbour from the comfort of a hammock! We'll show you were to go, and be right there waiting when you wake up from your seaside nap.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Lower Water Street, Lower Water St, Halifax, NS B3J, Canada

Take a ride on the big wave sculpture at the boardwalk! Don't worry, they have foam padding in case you fall. We'll tell you about why it's there (hint - it's because people have fallen).

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: The Piazza at Bishop's Landing, Lower Water Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1V1 Canada

We'll point out the 'Fountain at Bishop's Landing'. A popular cooling off spot, great for a warm summer day.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Halifax Waterfront Boardwalk, entre le quai Purdys et la rue Salter, Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada

Learn all about the boardwalk itself from the boutiques to the murals, statues, attractions & more.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: HMCS Sackville - Canada's Naval Memorial, 1675 Lower Water St adjacent the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3K 5X5 Canada

Discover what it was like to be a sailor fighting at sea in World War II! We'll tell you all about the ship and museum. If you want to know more, you can always go in and check it out.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, 1675 Lower Water St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1S3 Canada

We'll show you Canada’s oldest and largest maritime museum where you can sit on a replica of a Titanic deck chair, or follow World War II convoys in the Battle of the Atlantic.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: JCXJ+42 Halifax, NS, Canada

Hop on board the CSS Acadia, an Edwardian steamship docked at the boardwalk. We'll tell you all about how this beautiful ship is an example of the graceful design that epitomizes the Edwardian Age.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: JCXH+FG Halifax, NS, Canada

We'll point out the Halifax Cable Wharf, built in 1913 that was once a port for ships laying cable across the Atlantic Ocean and one of the last original structures on the waterfront.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: The Dockyard Clock, 5072 George St, Halifax, NS B3J 1M4, Canada

See Canada’s oldest working clock that's been telling time for over 250 years! The nine-foot pendulum encased in the base is driven by a 250 pound weight.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Halifax Ferry Terminal, Halifax, NS B3J 1M3, Canada

We'll point out the ferry terminal, where you can snag a ride across the harbour to Dartmouth. You'll learn a bit about the area too!

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: The Lower Deck, 1887 Upper Water St, Halifax, NS B3J 1S9, Canada

You'll discover that the popular restaurant is located inside what is likely the oldest building on the waterfront!

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: 1883 Upper Water St, Halifax, NS B3J 1S9, Canada

We'll tell you all about the Collins Court & Bank Building, part of the Historic Properties section of the boardwalk.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: 1869 Upper Water St, Halifax, NS B3J 1S7, Canada

The tour ends at the Market Mall, a covered walkway home to pretty much everything and anything you could ask for!

Duration: 5 minutes

Pass By: Holy Cross Cemetery, 1259 South Park St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 2K8 Canada

Not a point of interest on the tour, but it's nearby and you can spend as much time here as you like.

Pass By: Victoria Park, 5440 Spring Garden Rd, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1E9 Canada

Not a point of interest on the tour, but it's nearby and you can spend as much time here as you like.

Pass By: Halifax Public Gardens, Spring Garden Road and South Park St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3T 2M3 Canada

Not a point of interest on the tour, but it's nearby and you can spend as much time here as you like.

Pass By: Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History, 1747 Summer St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 3A6 Canada

Not a point of interest on the tour, but it's nearby and you can spend as much time here as you like.

Pass By: Halifax Citadel National Historic Site, 5425 Sackville St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3Y3 Canada

Not a point of interest on the tour, but it's nearby and you can spend as much time here as you like.

Pass By: Old Town Clock, Top of St George Street Citadel Hill, Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada

Not a point of interest on the tour, but it's nearby and you can spend as much time here as you like.

Pass By: St. Paul's Church, 1749 Argyle St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3K4 Canada

Not a point of interest on the tour, but it's nearby and you can spend as much time here as you like.

Pass By: St. Mary's Basilica, 1508 Barrington St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1Z3 Canada

Not a point of interest on the tour, but it's nearby and you can spend as much time here as you like.

Pass By: Old Burying Ground, Corner of Spring Garden and Barrington, Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada

Not a point of interest on the tour, but it's nearby and you can spend as much time here as you like.

Pass By: Fort Massey Cemetery, QUeen and South Sts, Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada

Not a point of interest on the tour, but it's nearby and you can spend as much time here as you like.

Pass By: Alexander Keith's Brewery, 1496 Lower Water St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1R9 Canada

Not a point of interest on the tour, but it's nearby and you can spend as much time here as you like.

Pass By: Halifax Central Library, 5540 Spring Garden Rd, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1E9 Canada

Not a point of interest on the tour, but it's nearby and you can spend as much time here as you like.

Pass By: Fairview Lawn Cemetery, 3720 Windsor St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3A5 Canada

Not a point of interest on the tour, but it's nearby and you can spend as much time here as you like.

Pass By: Point Pleasant Park, 5530 Point Pleasant Drive, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 1B5 Canada

Not a point of interest on the tour, but it's nearby and you can spend as much time here as you like.

Pass By: Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, 1723 Hollis St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1V9 Canada

Not a point of interest on the tour, but it's nearby and you can spend as much time here as you like.

Pass By: Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo, 170 Joseph Zatzman Dr Unit 3, Dartmouth, NS B3B 1L9, Canada

Not a point of interest on the tour, but it's nearby and you can spend as much time here as you like.

Pass By: Georges Island, Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada

We'll point out the island and tell you all about it!

Pass By: C.S.S. Acadia, Maritime Museum 1675 Lower Water St., Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada

Hop on board the CSS Acadia, an Edwardian steamship docked at the boardwalk. We'll tell you all about how this beautiful ship is an example of the graceful design that epitomizes the Edwardian Age.



Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Service animals allowed"
"Near public transportation"
"Stroller accessible"
"Surfaces are wheelchair accessible"
"Transportation is wheelchair accessible"
"Wheelchair accessible"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"This is a self-guided tour, so you'll use your own smartphone and headset (option). Please abide by all Nova Scotia public health guidelines with respect to social distancing and mask use."



Start Time: Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 7/28/2020 - 7/11/2023
Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM

Duration: 45 To 90 Minutes
Start location: Pier 22 Pavillion, 1031 Marginal Rd, Halifax, NS B3H 4P7, Canada

Cancellations and refunds: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.

Included

  • Customer Service via Phone & Email
  • Download on WIFI before (no signal required or data used during tour)
  • Flexible dates - tour is yours to keep and enjoy anytime on Tripvia Tours.
  • No time constraints, take as long as you like to complete the tour
  • Live GPS map shows route & your location
  • Trivia questions at each stop (optional)
  • Tour guide commentary automatically plays at each point of interest

Not Included

  • Attraction tickets
  • Headphones (optional - audio will play from device speaker too)
  • Smartphone or tablet
  • **Recommended attractions may be closed/inaccessible due to season or reasons beyond our control.
  • Entry/Admission - Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21
  • Entry/Admission - Discovery Centre
  • Entry/Admission - HMCS Sackville - Canada's Naval Memorial
  • Entry/Admission - Maritime Museum of the Atlantic

Facilities


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