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Halifax: Churches, Gardens, & Graveyards Smartphone Tour

Activity provider: Tripvia Tours

Halifax: Churches, Gardens, & Graveyards Smartphone Tour

Activity provider: Tripvia Tours

From US$ 5.45 per person

Discover one of Canada's oldest cities on a self-guided audio tour. Use your smartphone to unlock content about Halifax's churches, parks, graveyards, historical buildings, artwork and statues.

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Audio guide included
Wheelchair accessible


  • Play a location-based trivia game as you see the Halifax highlights
  • Explore Halifax's oldest cemeteries and learn about those who are interred there
  • Marvel at the architecture of impressive churches and basilicas
  • Enjoy being independent from guides, schedules, and groups
  • Have the freedom to see Halifax at your own pace with a tour you can pause
Full description

Explore Halifax's landmarks on a self-guided walking tour. Listen to hands-free audio narration and interact with what you see with an attraction-based trivia game. Have the freedom to explore the city at your own pace with a convenient tour that be paused and resumed.

Walk through the city's first graveyard at Camp Hill. Delve into stories behind the Holy Cross Cemetery, and the Old Burying Grounds. Admire the impressive architecture of the Cathedral Church of All Saints, and St. Paul's Church.

Immerse yourself in history at the the Halifax Armoury and the City Hall. Venture to Victoria Park to find out what makes it Victorian. Go to the heart of the city to see the Halifax Public Gardens and Canada's oldest urban park, the Halifax Common.

Dive into tales of the many people that made Halifax what it is today. Take away the stress of looking at a map with the GPS function that will direct you to places like the Museum of Natural History. Hear automatic commentary play as you approach places like the Old Town clock.

  • Downloadable app for Android and Apple
  • Lifetime tour access
  • Trivia challenge
  • Hands-free audio narration
  • Smartphone and headphones
  • Live guide
  • Food or drink
  • Transportation

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Meeting point

There is no actual meeting point for this tour as there is no live guide. The audio tour starts at the Holy Cross Cemetery.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Charged Smartphone

Know before you go

  • WiFi or a good mobile signal is required to access and download the app
  • No signal is required once the app is downloaded, so you don't need to use your data
  • The tour is available anytime after your booking confirmation
  • The number of people you select is the number of devices you can download the tour to
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After a little trouble figuring out how to work the app, I found this to be good value for the money, with interesting facts but not an excessive amount of detail.

May 23, 2022

Product ID: 408909