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Peggy's Cove Sunset Tour From Halifax
Your See Sight Tours Guide will greet you at your downtown Halifax accommodations and begin your fully guided tour in the comfort and style of one of ourvans. To start your night out your guide will take you on an illuminated drive to Peggy’s Cove just in time to watch the dazzling sunset with the famous Peggy’s Cove Lighthouse (also known as Peggy’s Point Lighthouse) overlooking the Atlantic Ocean as your backdrop. Next, once the sun has set your guide will take you back towards the bustling downtown core on a scenic narrated drive passing multiple points of interest. Those illuminated points of interest include; Point Pleasant Park, Halifax Port, national historic site Pier 21, Halifax Seaport Market - the oldest, continuously operating farmers market in North America, the bustling Halifax Waterfront, the iconic brewery - Alexander Keith’s, universities; Dalhousie and Saint Mary’s, the beautiful City Gardens, and Fairview Lawn Cemetery best known as the final resting place for over 100 victims of the sinking of the Titanic. Your guide will narrate and provide ongoing highlights and tips about the surrounding area along the drive. At the end of your tour, your guide will take you back to your Downtown Halifax hotel.
Ultimate Halifax Tour With Peggy's Cove
Your sightseeing adventure begins with pick up directly from your hotel in downtown Halifax before heading out toward the picturesque fishing village of Peggy’s Cove, located about an hour from Halifax. Along the way, your guide will share fun facts and tips about the area. Once you arrive at Peggy’s Cove, you’ll have the opportunity to take a picture with the most photographed lighthouse in Canada - the iconic Peggy’s Cove Lighthouse (also known as Peggy’s Point Lighthouse). You’ll also have free time to explore the area. The tiny fishing village of Peggy’s Cove offers some small shops you can check out or you can grab a seat on one of the benches and enjoy the stunning ocean views. After your visit to Peggy’s Cove, your guide will bring you back to Halifax to visit historic Citadel Hill. While here you will learn about the military history of the hill and see the Highlander re-enactment interpreters dressed in traditional uniforms from the 1800s. Following your visit to Citadel Hill, your guide will take you on a narrated driving tour of downtown Halifax where you will pass by some of the city’s most notable points of interest including the Titanic cemetery (Fairview Lawn Cemetery), City Gardens, Pier 21, Halifax Farmers Market and Point Pleasant Park. At the end of your Halifax tour, your guide will drop you back off at your hotel.
Explore Tanner's Pass and the Atlantic Ocean from a Zodiac
Join me on a two-hour coastal tour in a Zodiac MilPro MKV. We’ll talk about geology, marine life and Nova Scotia’s rich history as we explore Tanner’s Pass, Schooners Cove, Heckman’s Island and the Back Passage to Lunenburg.
Three Sisters Sea Kayaking Day Tour
Let me take you kayaking on the world's biggest tides, on the Bay of Fundy. We will paddle in the spectacularly scenic and remote Cliffs of Fundy UNESCO Geopark, where North America once separated from Africa, and the evidence is still visible in the cliffs today: Lava flows, fossils, colourful rock formations steeped in indigenous storytelling, and arches to paddle through. A highlight of the tour are the Three Sisters rock spires, which we will kayak through while I take photographic memories to take home. We will stop at a remote beach that used to be one of the busiest shipyards along the Fundy shore during the age of sail. Today, it is a heaven of serenity, where we might find remnants of the past in an old horseshoe or parts of the historic wharf once the tide recedes. Here, we might see a bald eagle fly over, hear kingfishers chatter and see curious seals poke their heads out of the Bay. We settle down on driftwood for a home-made meal fresh from my organic garden. Upon paddling back, the tide will be well into the ebb, so areas where we previously paddled through are now sitting high and dry - an incredible sight. The paddling time both ways is about 1.5 hrs, with an hour for the picnic. I will provide all the gear needed, food, photos and instructions on how to paddle and steer the kayaks, and am a certified kayaking guide.
Blacksmithing Basics in the Cove
Interested in trying your hand blacksmithing? I’m offering you the opportunity to learn the basics of blacksmithing during a 3 hour workshop. You’ll learn about heating, forging, bending, and twisting while you work on a project you’ll be able to bring home when you’re finished. Workshops are only $200 which covers the materials, use of the shop tools, and instruction for up to 4 people.
Happy Hour Pub Crawl
This relaxed pace, 3 hour experience takes you through the streets and alleys of downtown St John’s and into some of the most quaint, entertaining and off-the-beaten-track pubs in the area. We will visit at least 3 pubs at happy hour times, some with live entertainment and some without. None of these venues are on George Street so expect to run into more locals than tourists! We will have a chance to enjoy a beverage and snacks (only available at some venues) if so desired. A brief history of each place and its colourful characters will be provided. Meeting place will be sent on the day of your tour. Call or text or group message with questions.
Live Music Off The Beaten Track Tour
We'll meet at the first venue and enjoy a drink and a few tunes from the early show. We’ll discuss history and anecdotes about the venues and musicians as we go along and I’ll also point out interesting shops, restaurants, points of interest along the route. We will make our way through the streets and alleys to at least 2 more live music venues that are NOT on George Street. We will enjoy blues, rock, folk, traditional Irish and Newfoundland, jazz and country. However, each experience will be different depending on scheduled entertainers. The tour will take 3 hours and starts at 7:00PM. Other things to note Weather can change quickly so please check the weather as we will be proceeding regardless, with the exception of freezing rain which will make the tour unsafe.
Horseback Riding Adventures
Welcome to Boyle family farm! We invite your family to join us on a one hour Horseback Riding Adventure. Enjoy this beautiful experience at one of Moncton’s largest and most beautiful farms. ($50 per person tax included) Boyle Family Farm is a beautiful 220 acre property located 2 minutes north of the city. We have a farm store and bakery on site open on weekends and a family fun PETTING ZOO. Join us for a farm experience you will not forget. 3528 Route 126 Lutes Mountain E1g2y6 5068755450
Yoga Rhythm Practice within enchanted New Brunswick Forest
Begin your experience with a walking meditation through the forest to a nearby stream (50 Meters). Next, arrive on your mat for a 1-hour Yoga Rhythm practice followed by a sound bath featuring a singing bowl and nature soundscapes.
Weave A Lobster Rope Mat
Grab a partner and learn how to weave an upcycled lobster rope mat using colourful float rope and a jig. These durable and maintenance-free mats stand the test of time while adding a wonderful touch of colour to your front door. The weave allows dirt, mud and snow to easily drop through the mat and the rope material itself is resistant to mold and mildew. A quick spray with the hose and air drying is all that is needed to keep your mat clean. Book both the mat AND wreath workshops and enjoy a FREE charcuterie board lunch! Don't see the date you want? Please message me.
Clay-time on a Pottery Wheel with Photos and Video
Have you always wanted to try a pottery wheel? Great! Now you can finally get your hands muddy in this 2 hour session. Join me and make pottery in a fully equipped artist studio and have a few photos and a short video to remind you of how amazing it is to play in the mud! Learn to throw clay on a real pottery wheel. Explore shapes, textures, and discover the many steps of making pottery. I can coach you on every step or just give you clay if you prefer to simply explore, in my large, 2nd floor, art studio. Aprons and crocs are available to use but be aware that mud will get on your clothing so it is best not to wear your fanciest outfit! White clay washes out of most fabrics but colors don't wash out well so dress accordingly. There is a space to sit, drink tea, and chat if you finish early or need to wait for a drive. This experience is great for one-on-one or up to 4 people can book together as private group or a team-building activity. Each person will have use of one of 4 pottery wheels. No sharing is necessary! I’ve studied pottery and painting in Europe and Canada, and first studied pottery in 2001 from a master potter in the Netherlands. After various careers in music, computers, and charity work, pottery kept calling me back. I have finally opened a pottery studio to explore the joy of clay, the healing power of art, and to share this experience with others.
See the sights with Come From Away star George Masswohl
See the sights of St. John's with your personal guide, star of Come From Away George Masswohl. Spend the day with the St. John's resident who starred as Gander Mayor Claude Elliott to a million people over 2.5 years at Toronto's Royal Alexandra theatre. Visit "the northeast tip of North America" including National Historic Sites Cape Spear&Signal Hill, picturesque Petty Harbour, have a proper scoff of fresh caught Cod and chips (with dressing and gravy!), take a drive Up the southern shore and Irish Loop, and more. There is tons to see and do within an hour of St. John's. George looks forward to sharing the land and introducing you to the people that stole his heart.
Lobster Supper
You'll arrive at From Away Farm and we'll introduce you to your lobster. The pot will be on and you can participate or watch as we cook potatoes, vegetables and lobsters together. The biscuits or buns will be fresh and we'll set a place for you with a beverage of choice. The cooked contents are drained and then spilled across the paper covered table in a casual style conducive to eating (and dipping in butter) with your bare hands. Homemade dessert is also included. Labrador Retrievers that are part of the experience.
Late Night Live Music
We'll meet at the first venue which will be sent to you in the tours group message the day of your tour. We will meet and greet and get to know one another while we enjoy a drink and a few tunes in at least 3 live music bars. We’ll discuss history and anecdotes about the venues and musicians as we go along and I’ll also point out interesting shops, restaurants, points of interest along the route. We will make our way through the streets and alleys to mostly out-of-the-way venues with later music shows that often have an edgier feel than early shows. We will enjoy blues, rock, folk, traditional Irish and Newfoundland, jazz and country. However, each experience will be different depending on scheduled entertainers. The tour will take 3 hours and starts at 10:30PM.
Weave a Lobster Rope Wreath
A fun and creative workshop that is suitable for all experience levels. Participants will make a custom wreath in a sheltered outdoor gathering area at Harbour Retreat. The wreaths will be woven with colourful upcycled lobster fishing rope and adorned with nautical treasures (provided). This long lasting weather-resistant piece of art will brighten any door and participants will have lots of options to infuse their own personal creativity into it. Book both the wreath AND mat workshops and enjoy a FREE charcuterie board lunch! Don't see the date you want? Message me!