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Suggested Itineraries

Embarking on your first adventure in Halifax with the exclusive Halifax Experience Pass? Unlocking the full potential of your 24-hour or 48-hour pass can be a thrilling challenge. But worry not, for we've crafted an itinerary that promises to elevate your experience to new heights! Get ready to immerse yourself in the very best that Halifax has to offer.

Suggested Itinerary for a 24-hour Experience Pass

Halifax Citadel National Historic Site

1

Time: Morning (9:00AM)

Address: 5425 Sackville St, Halifax

  • Begin your day by visiting the Halifax Citadel National Historic Site, a well-preserved fort that offers a glimpse into Halifax's military past.

  • Explore the historic fortifications, learn about the city's military past, and enjoy guided tours, reenactments along with panoramic views of Halifax from the ramparts. 

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Maritime Museum of the Atlantic

2

Time: Late Morning (11:30 AM)

Address: 1675 Lower Water St, Halifax

  • Visit the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, located near the end point of the Harbour Hopper Tour.

  • Explore the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic and delve into the fascinating world of maritime history. 

  • Discover impressive ship models, artifacts, and exhibits showcasing the rich maritime heritage of the region. 

  • Explore the museum's exhibits featuring history, ships, and model replicas of famous boats. 

  • Duration: Approximately 30-45 minutes 

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Titanic and Iceberg Exhibit

3

Time: Afternoon (2:00 PM)

Address: 1883 Upper Water St, Halifax

  • Take a short walk to the Titanic and Iceberg Exhibit, located near the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic. 

  • Experience Canada's first combined Titanic and iceberg exhibit, featuring authentic artifacts, movie props, models, and interactive displays. Experience Canada's first combined Titanic and iceberg exhibit, featuring authentic artifacts, movie props, and interactive displays. It's an immersive and educational experience. 

  • Duration: Approximately 45 min - 1 hour

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Canadian Immigration Museum at Pier 21

4

Time: Evening (3:30 PM)

Address: 1055 Marginal Rd, Halifax

  • Return to the boardwalk and take a stroll along the waterfront down to the Canadian Immigration Museum at Pier 21.

  • The Museum is located in the Pier 21 national historic site at the Halifax seaport where nearly one million immigrants landed in Canada from 1928 to 1971.

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Harbour Hopper Tour

5

Time: Early Evening (6:00 PM)

Address: 5050 Salter St, Halifax

  • End your day with the refreshing Harbour Hopper Tour. It's a fun and informative way to learn about Halifax's history and enjoy scenic views both on land and water.  

  • Learn about the history of Halifax while enjoying the city's sightseeing attractions!

  • Duration: Approximately 55 minutes  

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Suggested Itinerary for a 48-hour Experience Pass

Day 1

Maritime Museum of the Atlantic

1

Time: Late Morning (9:30 AM)

Address: 1675 Lower Water St, Halifax

  • Visit the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, located near the end point of the Harbour Hopper Tour.

  • Explore the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic and delve into the fascinating world of maritime history. 

  • Discover impressive ship models, artifacts, and exhibits showcasing the rich maritime heritage of the region. 

  • Explore the museum's exhibits featuring history, ships, and model replicas of famous boats. 

  • Duration: Approximately 30-45 minutes 

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Canadian Immigration Museum at Pier 21

2

Time: Late Morning (11:30 AM)

Address: 1883 Upper Water St, Halifax

  • Return to the boardwalk and take a stroll along the waterfront down to the Canadian Immigration Museum at Pier 21

  • The Museum is located in the Pier 21 national historic site at the Halifax seaport where nearly one million immigrants landed in Canada from 1928 to 1971.

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Discovery Centre

3

Time: Late Morning (1:30 PM)

Address: 1215 Lower Water St, Halifax

  • Visit the Discovery Centre, located near the end point of the Waterfront Boardwalk.

  • Enjoy the shared space where science and technology will delight, unite, and ignite your experience!

  • Duration: Approximately 30-45 minutes 

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Tall Ship Silva Cruise

4

Time: Afternoon (4:00 PM)

Address: 1751 Lower Water St, Halifax

  • Your visit to Halifax will simply not be complete without experiencing a scenic sailing cruise on the world's second-largest natural harbour – the Halifax Harbour.

  • Take a cruise aboard The Tall Ship Silva, to see the sights, city, and coastline, from a unique perspective.

  • Duration: Approximately 1.5 Hours

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Day 2

Museum of Natural History

5

Time: Evening (9:30 AM)

Address: 1747 Summer St, Halifax

  • Start off your morning by heading to the Museum of Natural History explore the wonders of Nova Scotia’s land and sea at the Museum of Natural History.

  • See ancient fossils, glittering gold, stunning Mi’kmaq artifacts, sea creatures from an ocean tide pool, deadly mushrooms, frogs, snakes and salamanders.

  • From an eagle’s nest to the ocean floor, there’s something for everyone!

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Halifax Citadel National Historic Site

6

Time: Morning (11:30AM)

Address: 5425 Sackville St, Halifax

  • Take a short walk from the Museum and visit the Halifax Citadel National Historic Site, a well-preserved fort that offers a glimpse into Halifax's military past.

  • Explore the historic fortifications, learn about the city's military past, and enjoy guided tours, reenactments along with panoramic views of Halifax from the ramparts. 

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Art Gallery of Nova Scotia

7

Time: Late Afternoon (3:30 PM)

Address: 1723 Hollis St, Halifax

  • With locations in downtown Halifax and Yarmouth, the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia is the largest art museum in Atlantic Canada.

  • The Gallery’s Permanent Collection currently holds over 18,000 works.

  • Have dinner at one of the city's renowned seafood restaurants. 

  • Enjoy the vibrant atmosphere of Halifax's downtown area. 

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Harbour Hopper Tour

8

Time: Early Evening (6:00 PM)

Address: 5050 Salter St, Halifax

  • End your day with the refreshing Harbour Hopper Tour. It's a fun and informative way to learn about Halifax's history and enjoy scenic views both on land and water.  

  • Learn about the history of Halifax while enjoying the city's sightseeing attractions!

  • Duration: Approximately 55 minutes  

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As the night unfolds, take a moment to reflect on the incredible experiences you've had during your time in Halifax. From learning about the city's history aboard the Harbour Hopper to marveling at the Titanic and iceberg exhibits, you've truly made the most of your Halifax Experience Pass. 

Note: The specific opening hours of the attractions may vary, so it is advisable to check their websites or contact them directly for the most up-to-date information and available seats on the tours. 

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