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Best of Halifax Tour with Peggy's Cove
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Best of Halifax Tour with Peggy's Cove

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Halifax is an ideal base from which to discover the delights of Nova Scotia, but organizing transportation and sightseeing independently takes time and effort. On this tour, spin through the Canadian countryside in comfort by air-conditioned vehicle with your guide. With admission fees plus pickup and drop-off at your downtown Halifax hotel included, hit top attractions including the Halifax Citadel National Historic Site of Canada and Peggy's Cove Lighthouse.
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arodger1 wrote a review Oct 2018
Barrie, Canada868 contributions233 helpful votes
Wow such a neat and informative place! I cant believe how much I learned just from a 10 minute chat! I didn't even know Canada had leatherback sea turtles before stepping inside, let alone how important they are as a predator, seeing as all they eat is jellyfish! 
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Date of experience: August 2018
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Robert F wrote a review Sep 2017
Quebec, Canada105 contributions56 helpful votes
We were walking on the Halifax Boardwalk near the Maritime Museum when we discovered the information kiosk of the Canadian Sea Turtle Network. The Assistant Director of Communications Yolana Wassersug, gave us an intro into how the network, working with scientists, commercial fishermen and coastal communities tracks the migration route of the Leatherback sea turtles. Leatherbacks are the world’s largest sea turtle and can grow up to 2 meters in length and weigh 900 kilos. About 50% of the Atlantic Leatherbacks that appear in Canadian waters nest on beaches in Trinidad. After laying their eggs the females travel north to waters off Nova Scotia where they rejoin males and mate. Since Leatherbacks have been swimming the oceans for over 90 million years it is easy to assume that they are impregnable, however that is far from true, their populations are dwindling and they are now endangered. This little center has a lot of valuable information and is a real education for both kids and adults.
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Date of experience: July 2017
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