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Great E.A.R.T.H Expeditions

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Address: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Phone Number: +1 902-223-2409
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Description: We invite you to join us for an eco-tourism adventure in Nova Scotia...
We invite you to join us for an eco-tourism adventure in Nova Scotia, Canada. Our eco-tourism and adventure tour company provides superior service and comfort from beginning to end. No need to waste your day planning, let Nova Scotia's #1 rated adventure travel operator do everything for you! Our small group tours ensure that your expedition with us will be the highlight of your vacation. All of our adventure travel tours include transportation, lunch and guiding services that will ensure you have a memorable expedition. We thank you for your interest in our company and we look forward to exploring Canada's Ocean Playground with you.
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If you like the great outdoors and going off the beaten track this is for you

If you love nature, enjoy going for walks/hikes in stunning settings, like going to places most tourists do not go to and finding out more about the history, traditions and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 25, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

If you love nature, enjoy going for walks/hikes in stunning settings, like going to places most tourists do not go to and finding out more about the history, traditions and wildlife of Nova Scotia, I can strongly recommend Great Earth Expeditions. I had a great time on each of the three tours I went and I really enjoyed the unique... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

We were fortunate enough to connect with Great Earth Expeditions and join two of their tours - Peggy's Cove and Bay of Fundy. You can't ask for more when on a tour - enjoying the richness of the landscapes - fresh air - hiking - laughter and a picnic lunch to top it off! The owner Ryan and Gillian (a... More 

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Dover, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Great Earth Expeditions is an outstanding tour company, offering what is in my opinion a unique and original experience. I booked four separate tours with Ryan (the founder of Great Earth) and found both himself and Gillian (a guide) to be both knowledgeable and witty; managing to keep quite a diverse range of travellers entertained with historical tales and anecdotes.... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

My husband and I did the Down by the Bay tour this past weekend. It was a wonderful trip and we had a great time! We saw gorgeous sites of ocean, rocks, farms, etc. We also visited a cute farmer's market, drank yummy wine, had a wonderful guide Jillian, walked on the ocean floor and had an amazing picnic lunch... More 

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Keswick, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

The owner took a disparate group of 9 women to Peggy's Cove for a half day of easy walking to the coast - we learned some history about the area and were treated to a delicious picnic. The sun shone yet even if under clouds, I can imagine that the good vibes would have shone through. Much laughter and good... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We had a great time on the Peggy's Cove tour with Great E.A.R.T.H. Expeditions. We started out with an interesting tour of the Citadel and a stop at the beautiful gardens in Halifax. We were impressed with our tour guides passion for his city and country. Then we headed for our hike in Peggy's Cove with more interesting stories about... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Although we live in NS, there are still so many places to see and experience. Ryan showed us some hidden gems including Sugarmoon Farm where I plan to visit again for a breakfast feast! We had a short tour and learned about making maple syrup (a real Canadian experience for visitors from abroad). We enjoyed a challenging hike and two... More 

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Frankfurt, Hessen, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Under an endless blue sky we headed out to our Wentworth Valley Tour. Our group started quickly to warm to each other and establish an awesome atmosphere, greatly helped by our guide ryan and his easy going. Nothing worse than the depressing silence in a tour bus. Our first stop was SugarMoon Farm, a local producer of maple syrup. There... More 

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Pinehurst, Nova Scotia, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We had a great time on the Wentworth Valley trip and enjoyed the wonderful tour of Sugarmoon Farm, the hikes and waterfalls. Ryan is a great host/guide and looked after everything including a delicious variety lunch. This trip was a gift from our daughters and we didn't really know what to expect, but we would highly recommend Great E.A.R.T.H. Expeditions... More 

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EarthGuide, Owner at Great E.A.R.T.H Expeditions, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Stewart. I think you have a keen eye for photography if you ask me, some great shots you posted with your review. It gives me great pride to hear that even locals are enjoying our service, learning about the lesser known places traveled in Nova Scotia and spreading the word of our tours. Best part of... More 

Delaware, US
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77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We loved this tour since we got to walk out in the quiet beautiful area known as the barrens on the coast with just a handful of folks and a very knowledgeable guide. It was just so peaceful out there compared to the crowds at Peggy's Cove. We also walked down to the tidepools behind the information/visitor's center in Peggy's... More 

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EarthGuide, Owner at Great E.A.R.T.H Expeditions, responded to this review

Thanks for your response. Glad to hear you enjoyed our small group tours and more personal service. We really love to hear feedback from our clients and knowing people appreciate our off the beaten track tours gives us great pride. Safe Travels More 

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