Explore the beauty of Nova Scotia's Annapolis Valley. Home of amazing wines & surrounded by stunning views of the Bay of Fundy with of some of the highest tides in the world at over 50 Feet !! There is so much to see and experience with this 6 hr private day trip from Halifax.
Nova Scotia has a rich history of growing grapes dating back to the 1600's. As your knowledgeable guide I have some great choices to taste some amazing wines, including true Ice Wine! We can always mix in options for Apple Cider, Beer or Distilled beverage stops.
As we make our way out of Halifax you will learn some of the local history of the area. There is a bit of highway driving (approx. 60 min) as we travel to the Annapolis Valley. We'll get to know each other and soon it'll be like chatting with an old friend. On our journey, enjoy learning the history of Halifax and Nova Scotia while taking in the countrysides, spectacular views of orchards and wine country tapestry that the Annapolis Valley is known for. You will see how the tides cycle the Minas Basin from a low to a high of over 50ft as we tour throughout the day.
There is time to experience the area, from breathtaking scenery to delicious foods and so much in-between. Enjoy the tastes of Nova Scotia from our famous Lobster to fish & chips and other local favorites.
Max seating is six guests based on typical sized adults/children. The number of passengers would be reduced for over-sized/taller passengers to ensure comfort & accessibility. See FAQ for more details.
From Halifax there is a little highway driving (approx. 60min) as we make our way to Nova Scotia's Annapolis Valley, This gives us time to get to know one another and to learn some local history of the area.
Highlights and touring stops in the valley has many options including:
- Wineries for tastings - up to 3 locations - I've selected some amazing choices
- Driving through Small towns and country sides
- Scenic Look Off areas great for photos
- Lunch to enjoy some local favorites of food and beverages
- Return to Halifax
There are options throughout the day based on interest and timing
- Cider Tasting at Annapolis Cider Brewery
- FoxHill Cheese Factory a sixth generation family farm
- Beer - Distillery - Port Williams
- Walk the Ocean Floor - (depending on tide schedules - must advise ahead of time)
As with all of my tours, it is customizable to suit your interests. Meal stops with various options are available along the route at an extra cost. Please contact me for available dates and pricing.
Tour is 6 hours ($600 CND; approx. $375 USD and includes local Tax 15%) Note: All pricing is in Canadian Funds. Gratuities are not included and are never expected but always appreciated.
All tours are PRIVATE which means we do not fill seats. No other group/persons will be joining your tour.