SWIFT 2017

Companion Program

The Companion Program is a great way to enjoy Halifax and it's attractions.


Cost: CAD$210. Includes SWIFT welcome package and entrance to all SWIFT social events listed below.
Activity admission fees (where applicable) and meals additional. You can choose what is of interest to you.

Wednesday wine tour requires advance registration by Friday, September 1. Email Heather Rose for confirmation.

Program Host:
Heather Rose, 902.499.1738 h2rose@gmail.com

Monday, September 18 

SWIFT Welcome Reception (includes hors d'oeuvres - see main SWIFT program for location).

Tuesday, September 19

Companion Breakfast.  Lunenburg Room  
  Bus to Peggy's Cove, explore and photo opportunities.  Lunch at Sou'Wester at Companion's expense.

Board bus back to the city and stop at the Public Gardens.  Tour Gardens and take bus back to hotel. 
 Tuesday Evening Team Eagle Customer Appreciation Night - includes refreshments. See main program for details.

Wednesday, September 20

Bus wine tour and lunch to Annapolis Valley with Grape Escapes. Cost of the tour is approximately $100 per guest depending on numbers.  Cost includes bus, guided tour and wine tastings at three wineries and lunch with wine. 

If there are not 10 companions interested by Friday, September 1, 2017, companions wil browse the waterfront and brewery markets instead - within walking distance to hotel. 

Thursday, September 21

10:00-16:00               City Tour:   Board the bus and take a ride to Citadel Hill, National Histroic Site.  Guided tour approximately one hour. 

Bus to Maritime Museum of the Atlantic highlighting Nova Scotia's rich Maritime heritage, Titanic display, boat building, Halifax Explosion and shipwrecks.  Tour cost approximately $8; final pricing determined closer to date.

Lunch at the Waterfront.  Walk along the waterfront boardwalk, approximately 1 km from Westin. 

Take a guided tour of Pier 21 Museum of Immigration.  Admission $8 for 1.5 hr guided tour.  Museum about a block from Westin. 

Thursday Evening SWIFT Keynote Dinner   Includes keynote speaker and dinner valued at over $150/person.  See main SWIFT program for timing and location.