Halifax Tourist Traps

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  • 1. Peggy's Cove

    Lighthouse on a granite out crop..China /Japan ..Over priced souvenirs...Lousy restaurant..on a cruise ship day ..LAST place on the planet you want to be...Looks like a fishing village..the only thing...

  • 2. Murphy's WHALE? Watching / Harbour Tour :o(

    The advertising and the sales peeps really give the impression that you will see Whales and other interesting aquatic life on the tour. I went and didn't see...

  • 3. City bus tours

    There is a company locally that offers double decker bus tours around the city center of Halifax. You can hop on and hop off at various locations and the ticket...

  • 4. BuskerFest

    While the annual BuskerFest in August attracts thousands to the Halifax Waterfront, and agreed, the acts showcased are quite good, what i find really annoying...

  • 5. Pier 21 - Pricy admission fee

    As an immigrant myself, I'm interested to see the immigration history of Canada.I went to Pier 21 in late October. Admission fee is CDN$8.50.The exhibits are...

  • 6. Crystal Beach - Beware of the third beach...

    At Crystal Beach, you'll find 3 different little beaches independent from one another. Although it's not "official", the 3rd one on the left when facing the...

  • 7. Gray Line Double Decker Hop On, Hop Off Tour

    Central Halifax is very small, so unless you are limited in your ability to walk, there is no reason to take the Double Decker Hop On, Hop Off Tour. Since the...

  • 8. A largely overrated spot

    Our Peggy's Cove Express tour made for a memorable day, but not for the right reasons! Given the choice to go and return by boat or by bus, we chose the more...

  • 9. Beware of the harbour rats

    As much as I love the Halifax Harbourfront and the Historic Properties, I must say that it is absolutely seething with tourist traps.Every little souvenier...

  • 10. The waterfront is the area...

    The waterfront is the area that gets the most attention when people try to promote Halifax; that and the major parks: Point Pleasant Park, The Citadel, and The...

  • 11. There are many bus tours that...

    There are many bus tours that you can take, some of which are a waste of time. The Titantic bus tour is over rated. If you go in the Maritime Museum you will...

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