Halifax Harbour Islands Culinary & Glamping Adventures
We had an amazing glamping experience on Georges Island National Historic Site in 2018! Thank you to Tourism Nova Scotia, Parks Canada, the wonderful Kayak Halifax Team, Halifax Citadel Regimental Association, Captain Dave of Northwest Arm Boat Tours, our talented East Coast musicians, The Bicycle Thief and Norbert's Farm to Table Eatery! Check back in April 2019 for Glamping Updates.
The secret is out. Our event was just featured in the Globe and Mail, Canada’s National Newspaper:
From August 3 to 12, 2018, the Halifax Harbour Islands hosted a world class culinary, outdoor & glamping adventure.
Georges Island Glamping & Dining Adventure
3:30 pm Day 1 to 10:00 am Day 2
Your experience includes:
Exclusive private island experience limited to 18 guests – 2 adults per safari-style tent
Spectacular sunset over the Halifax Skyline & sunrise over the harbour & islands
Safari-style glamping tent accommodations within the walls of Fort Charlotte
Return boat transportation from the Halifax Waterfront to Georges Island
Live local entertainment – music & maritime tales by campfire
Tour of Fort Charlotte & labyrinth of tunnels
Ice-wine infused marshmallows & s’mores
Local award-winning craft beer & wine
Upgrade to the Ultimate 2-Island Urban Glamping & Culinary Adventure
Small Group Experience – Maximum 12 Guests
8:30 am to 4:00 pm Day 1
Your once-in-a-lifetime experience begins with an exclusive before-hours breakfast in the beautiful Small Craft Gallery of the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, followed by a private tour of Titanic & Halifax Explosion Exhibits. Get a taste of the maritime life with Captain Jeff Farwell on an amazing adventure on his Beneteau sailing yacht. Arrive on McNabs Island with windswept hair & new esprit de vivre. Enjoy A delicious chef-prepared Oceanside picnic lunch overlooking a crescent beach & lighthouse. A guided hike exploring forest and coastal trails, forts, a lagoon, dunes & beaches awaits. Animal encounters may include marine life such as otters, seals, harbour porpoise & whales, seabirds such as endangered piping plovers, cormorants & ospreys as well as deer, fox, otters and snowshoe hare.
After a full day of adventure, we’ll travel by charter boat to an enchanting overnight on Georges Island. After some time to relax, we’ll embark on a tour of Georges island, Fort Charlotte & her labyrinth of tunnels. Wine/craft beer & food pairings are a prelude to an amazing sunset dinner overlooking the Halifax skyline. Enjoy ice-wine-infused s’mores & talented local musicians by campfire before retiring to your well-appointed safari-style glamping tent. Your morning includes an oceanfront breakfast, optional short invigorating hike and optional guided ocean kayak tour (See 2 Hour Harbour & Georges Island Exploratour for details).