This holiday season, why not skip the packed malls and crazy lineups, and book your loved ones an experience rather than a physical gift! There is so much to see and do around Halifax, and we’ve chosen just a few of our favourite local experiences that make amazing gifts.
From spending the day with a world famous lumberjack to sipping iced wine in the Annapolis Valley, we can guarantee no one will be asking for the gift receipt this year!
Price: $149 per person (plus tax)
Duration: 4 hours
The foodie on your holiday list will love this food tour of Halifax’s culinary hotspots.
Throughout the four-hour excursion, you’ll enjoy donairs, lobster mac and cheese, craft beer, a private charcuterie and spirit tasting at Citadel Hill, and more!
Price: $89 per person (plus tax)
Availability: February 16, 17, 23, 24, 2019
Duration: 11am – 3/4pm
During the annual Nova Scotia Ice Wine Festival, you’ll enjoy an afternoon of wine and food pairings from 8+ local wineries at Lightfoot & Wolfville, in the gorgeous Annapolis Valley.
If you’re looking for something a little more personalized, you can also build your own wine and/or beer tour!
Photo: Sip and Taste Tours
Many people head down south during the winter, but why leave home when we have so many gorgeous hotels and cottages in and around Halifax? Enjoy a beautiful staycation at our top picks for the most Instagrammable places to stay in and around Halifax.
Photo: @thewilddecoelis at Oceanstone Seaside Resort
Price: $25-90/person +tax
Availability: June – October, Wednesday-Saturday
Duration: 4 hours
Roll up your sleeves and get ready for an axe-iting lumberjack adventure! World champion lumberjack, Darren Hudson, lets you experience life as a woodsman with his fun-filled four-hour tour in Barrington, NS. Try log-rolling, tree climbing, axe throwing and more!
Price: $725/person +tax
Duration: 2 days
Explore the pristine white sand beaches of Nova Scotia’s Wild Islands. This unforgettable two-day camping experience includes sailing, hiking, snorkeling, stargazing, fresh seafood, and memories to last a lifetime.
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