Halifax, Nova Scotia | $5.49

a GPS-guided audio walking tour

The Halifax Explosion 

Bill Wells Fire Statue Halifax audio walking tour

Listen to a tour guide through your smartphone as you experience the Halifax explosion in an interactive & unique way.

Keep the professional tour guide experience, ditch the crowded tour groups, tight schedules and high prices.

 

Live GPS map shows where you are and where to go next. As you get close, tour guide commentary will automatically play! 

You'll not only see historical sites & landmarks, but hear the stories of tragedy, survival & perseverance that surfaced from the 1917 Halifax Explosion.

During the 5km tour you'll see the Memorial Bell Tower, Hydrostone District & various memorials, as well as learn about the miracle of Ashpan Annie, the adventure of Billy Wells, the ensuing Tsunami & much more!

Listen to examples from the tour!

Don't just see the landmarks & memorials, hear what they have to say!

The tour also comes with a fun location based trivia game. After the commentary plays, look at your device and tap your guess at the answer. See your score as you go!

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1. Download 'Tripvia Tours' app

2. Purchase tour from list ($5.49)

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28 Narrated Points of Interest | 5 kms |

Approximately 1.5 - 2.5 hours | Stop anywhere

 

How it Works

hands free + audio 

automatically plays

audio tours play based

on GPS location

fun trivia questions

add to the fun

easy navigation with

live GPS maps

professional tour guides

family friendly

no data used on tour 

no signal required

SS IMO Halifax audio walking tour

Points of Interest

live GPS map + audio automatically plays

Tsunami

Vincent Coleman

Campbell Road

(now Barrington Street)

The Miracle of Ashpan Annie

Irving Shipyards Controversy

The Amazing Adventure of

Billy Wells

Halifax Protestant Orphanage

Royal Navy College

To The Rescue

Out of the Ashes:

The Hydrostone District

Quaint Functionality -

The Hydrostone's Back Lanes

Design: Tudor Revival

Halifax Relief Commission Building

The Hydrostone Market

halifax explosion audio walking tour

​Hydrostone Park

The Parish of St Joseph's

Fort Needham Park

Halifax at War

SS Mont Blanc, SS Imo

The Explosion

Memorial Bell Tower

Richmond Staircase

Richmond School

Supreme Court Family Division

Secret of the Trees

The Story of Francis Mackey

The Robie Street Water Reservoir

Patricia and Her Crew

Fire and Ice and Black Rain

House Holes and the

Razing of Richmond

About the Tour Guides

contact us if you'd like to create or voice a tour

Jefferson is an artist, father and voice actor who hails out of Winnipeg, Canada. Voicing scripts for many satisfied clients, his customers have come to know Jefferson as a voice talent who is professional, dynamic and able to deliver top quality reads across a wide spectrum of voiceover service applications. Jefferson uses his warm, friendly voiceover style on everything from corporate narrations and training videos to tv, radio and internet commercials to...and you guessed it, TripVia Tour Guide!"

"Bonnie Lavigne is a new Maritimer in love with Nova Scotia.  She's visited each stop on her tours personally and is fascinated with the history of this earliest settled part of Canada, the Maritime's natural beauty, the culture and the people."