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Halifax's BEST Tours for Kids


Looking for a fun activity that both you and your kids will love? Check out our roundup of some of the city’s best kid-friendly tours!

1 - Harbour Hopper Tour

Do you want to tour Halifax by land or sea? You don’t have to choose with the Harbour Hopper! This amphibious tour bus will take you around downtown and then right into the harbor, showing you the city’s highlights and fun facts along the way. Tour Duration: 1 hour Admission: $$ Season: Tours run May-October


Murphy's on the Water | Ambassatours

2 - Segway Nova Scotia

Explore the city without taking a step with a Segway tour!  With six tours to choose from running from 30 mins to 5 hours, you’ll be sure to find the perfect adventure for you and your kids. Note that participants must be 12 or over for the Waterfront Spin and the BLT Trail Ride, and 14 or over for all of the other rides. Tour Duration: 30 mins - 5 hours (depending on the tour) Admission: $$$ - $$$$ Season: Tours run May-October (November bookings available by request)


3 - Pirate Cruise Aboard the Tall Ship Silva

An exciting tour for all ages, come aboard the Silva’s Pirate Ship for a pirate themed trip around the harbor. Discover the history of Halifax’s Golden Age of Piracy, learn to tie knots, steer the wheel, and so much more! Tour Duration: 1 hour Admission: $$ SeasonTours run June-August


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4 - Halifax Citadel National Historic Site

You’ll find something for everyone at Citadel Hill!  The historic site offers a range of family friendly tours including self guided tours, walking tours, and themed adventures. Tour Duration: Duration varies depending on the tour Admission: Free - $$ (admission details) SeasonDates vary depending on the tour

5 - Halifax Ghost Tours

There are a number of ghost tours in the city, which make for a fun and spooky adventure for both kids and adults! Take a night time tour to check out the city’s most haunted spots! Tattle Tours Ghost Walk The Halifax Ghost Walk Halifax Citadel National Historic Site Ghost Tour

See individual tours for information on duration, admission, open dates and how to book!

A group holding lanterns on a guided tour.

What are your favourite kid friendly tours in the city?