October 21, 2023
Sydney, Nova Scotia
Sydney Highlights Tour with Private Jazz Concert
Embark on an unforgettable journey through time and immerse yourself in the rich history of Sydney, Nova Scotia with our captivating guided city tour. Join us for a 55-minute adventure that will take you through the heart of downtown, where history comes alive in the form of enchanting museums housed in magnificent historical buildings.
As you step into Sydney's vibrant past, you'll be amazed by the myriad of influences that have shaped this remarkable city. From its humble beginnings as a haven for Loyalists in 1785 to its vibrant present, Sydney has evolved into a place brimming with colorful character and intriguing stories.
Discover the secrets of Sydney's strategic harbor, which has played a pivotal role in the Atlantic's history, notably leaving an indelible mark on both World Wars. Marvel at the significance of this bustling maritime hub as you explore its hidden corners and uncover the tales of bravery and resilience that have unfolded along its shores.
Venture into the former "company community" of Whitney Pier, a place steeped in the heritage of the steel and coal industries. Gain insight into the lives of the hardworking men and women who forged their livelihoods in these integral sectors, contributing to the growth and prosperity of Sydney for many years.
Throughout your tour, our knowledgeable guide will regale you with fascinating anecdotes, little-known facts, and captivating narratives that will leave you with a deep appreciation for Sydney's remarkable journey. Experience the genuine warmth and hospitality of the locals as you become immersed in their stories and traditions.
Next we travel to a local restaurant to experience the joy of live jazz music performed by an exceptional group of talented musicians. Step back in time and immerse yourself in the golden age of jazz with the Carl Getto Jazz Revue Band. Led by the charismatic Carl Getto himself, the Director of the Cape Breton Jazz Festival, this band is renowned for their mesmerizing performances that capture the true essence of classic jazz. Get ready to swing and sway to the timeless tunes of the 1920s through the 1950s as this extraordinary ensemble transports you to an era of sophistication, elegance, and pure musical magic.
Food and beverages will be available for purchase during the performance and we hope you will support this establishment known for it's support of live jazz. After the performance, you may either take the motorcoach to return to the ship or a take beautiful 15 minute stroll along the Sydney Waterfront Boardwalk back to the pier.
NOTE: THIS TOUR HAS A MINIMUM PARTICIPATION OF 35 PEOPLE AND A MAXIMUM OF 48.