"Your's To Discover"

We offer tour Specialty In Small Friendly Groups

Shore Excursion Experts

We are one of very few that offer five hour personalized tours and get you back to your ship with time to spare. 

Historic Maritimes

"explore the history of Nova Scotia and the many cultures that shaped it."

Comfortable tours with an experienced guide

Van Tours of Nova Scotia operates sightseeing tours through Halifax, Peggy's Cove, Lunenburg, Grand Pre' and other interesting places throughout the  province of Nova Scotia. These are guided tours narrated by experienced guides. We offer a unique, personalized service creating shore excursions for Cruise Ship Passengers to the Maritimes.We work with you to create your memorable Maritime experience and can create a private tour that is guaranteed to entertain.

Your guided tour will be conducted in an air conditioned, fully insured, modern minivan that holds up to six people. Van seating allows ease of conversation within your group while being close to the direct narration of your guide. The van loads and exits easily for the walk about portions of the tour which will allow many opportunities for both the amateur and professional photographer.

We would like to stress that if you are thinking of touring Nova Scotia a tour can be designed around your preferences. Likewise, if it is a tour of Halifax and Peggys’ Cove that you are thinking of we can customize this tour as well to cater to your interests.  There is even an option to enjoy local foods such as Lobster or similar sea food or you might be entertained by a visit to a functioning maple syrup facility. The choices abound.

 We proudly offer a diverse menu of tours created exclusively for our clients and would be thrilled to create your personal tour!

The best tour you could ever ask for on 10/152015. Gary met us at the cruise terminal and we were off to the best day ever. Seen most of Halifax and many beautiful lakes and little fishing villages heading to Peggy's Cove. Visited the maple syrup store and the most interesting was the visit to the Titanic Grave Site. We learned so much history from Gary and thank him for all the stories. Peggy's Cove was beautiful and got to take many photos. Hiring your own private taxi is the way to go.
Donna H Dundalk, Maryland
we had to book this last minute and Dave and Gary were able to get us in with a driver named Eric. He was an excellent tour guide and went over and above to make sure we were happy. So much better than being on a tour bus from the ship. He even pre ordered some Lobsters for us for lunch. We saw all of the things you must see when you are in Halifax. I would recommend this company to anyone.
David D. Houston, Texas
We were four seniors of a cruise ship at the end of the season. Were met by our guide who met every requirement with courtesy and intelligence. He drove well, had an excellent knowledge of the city and area and gave us a wonderful day.We just did the basic itinerary and I know there is lots more to see but this is what we wanted and had time for. I am a professional tour guide myself and I know a good guide when I see one!! However I feel bad becasue his name escapes me!! So sorry and a big thank you!!
Frances Jerusalem , Israel
My three friends and I spent a fabulous day with Garry touring Halifax . The car was pristine and comfortable for four older though fit people and Garry an entertaining and very informative guide. Nothing was too much trouble, we saw and did everything we wanted to do and left very happy with our choice over the cruise ship's offered tours.
Kathy Moon
We were more than please with our tour and tour guide. We have recommended you to friends coming your way. If we were to be back to Nova Scotia, be assured, we would book with you again.
Thanks! We had a great tour with your company when we visited Halifax last year.
Stan Leblanc

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