Private Peggy's Cove and St. Margaret's Bay

Private Peggy's Cove and St. Margaret's Bay

Private Peggy's Cove and St. Margaret's Bay

See the rugged village of Peggy's Cove as well as the Swiss Air Flight 111 Memorial and enjoy lunch in the successful fishing community of Hubbards.

This tour incorporates an overview of historic Halifax as we make our way to Route 333 and Peggy’s Cove for a one hour visit. After we leave Peggy’s Cove, we will stop and visit the Swiss Air Flight 111 Memorial.

Saint Margaret's Bay: After the Swiss Air Memorial, your tour takes you along the scenic shoreline of St. Margaret’s Bay, We’ll visit both cottage country and a modern, upscale residential community on the shores of the Bay. There is a rest stop in Tantallon, Acadia Maple Products. Along the way you’ll hear tales of churches/religion, rumrunning, bootlegging, vast oil wealth, Bob Hope, and more.

Hubbards: Hubbards, like many communities on the South Shore, was/is a successful fishing community. During the Cold War, it was home to the naval radio station CFS Mill Cove and is the birthplace of J.D. Shatford, a partner of John D. Rockefeller.

The village of Hubbards has more than ten white-sand beaches nearby and is a popular summer residence destination with numerous cottages, inns, campgrounds, and restaurants. The Canadian television series Black Harbour was shot on location in Hubbards between 1996 and 1999.

We’ll pause for lunch (on your own) at the Trellis Cafe in Hubbards, which has been “serving real food since 1985". Following lunch, we’ll have a short drive through the community before beginning our return to dockside.

Weather permitting, we’ll retrace a portion of Route 3 to Tantallon and travel back to Halifax via Route 103.

   No Days Available.

Inclusions

  • Fully-narrated tour by guide
  • Transportation

Tips

Remember your camera.

Departure Location

At the cruise ship pier. The specific meeting location at the pier will be listed in your confirmation email and voucher for this shore excursion. See the 'Redemption and Voucher Details' section below.

Redemption and Voucher Details

  1. After you complete your booking, your credit card will be charged and our expert Shore Excursion Concierge agents will 'hand'-review your shore excursion selections against your cruise itinerary to confirm compatibility. Your credit card statement will list the merchant for the charges as Port Promo Cruise Tours.
  2. You will receive an email within 72 hours of booking from info@portpromotions.com which confirms your booking and contains the vouchers required for your shore excursions. Please print these vouchers and bring them with you on your cruise. You will be required to turn the voucher(s) in to the corresponding shore excursion supplier(s). The vouchers feature information regarding how to meet up with the tour leader upon arrival to a port and other important details.
  3. Your tour is completely refundable if your ship is unable to get into port or due to weather cancellations. See our terms and conditions for complete details.
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