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Great E.A.R.T.H Expeditions

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
+1 902-223-2409
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Ranked #3 of 60 Activities in Halifax
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Fee: Yes
Owner description: We invite you to join us for an eco-tourism adventure in Nova Scotia, Canada. Our eco-tourism and...
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Fee: Yes
Owner description: 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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English first
Dover, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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WIsconsin
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
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
1 review
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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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 attraction reviews
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 

Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014 via mobile

Highly recommend this adventure company.I did the Peggy's tour and South adventure both with Ryan who is a highly charismatic, entertaining and motivated dude even if he did pick on me a bit (I really was not that upset). My main regret is that I was unable to do the multiday Cape B tour. Ryan even returned my sun cap... More 

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

Thanks for taking the time to write a review. I wouldn't say i'm a good harmonica player but i'm working on it. I wouldn't have joked with you if I knew you couldn't take it, I do recall being the subject of many of the jokes that day as well - not being a true Canadian as I don't play... More 

Prince Albert, Sask.
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
5 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We totally enjoyed our small group tour (7) with Ryan from Great Earth. What a wonderful day we had. We did a hike near Peggy's Cove as well visited Peggy and afterwards a picnic lunch of food from the Nova Scotia area. We were visiting on a cruise ship and listening to others talk about the short visit they had... More 

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

The pleasure was all mine and please do consider returning one day for some fun in Cape Breton. You can't go wrong with folk music, whales, moose, lobster and happy travelers, all while circling the world famous Cabot Trail. From one Canadian to another - see ya round EH :) More 

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