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The harbour ferry is a nice break in a busy day of sight seeing. Comfortable, scenic and affordable.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Toronto, Canada
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Cheap tour of harbour

I love to take the woodside ferry to Halifax & spend time enjoying the vibe of waterfront & the... read more

Reviewed April 14, 2019
Halifax, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The harbour ferry is a nice break in a busy day of sight seeing. Comfortable, scenic and affordable.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed April 14, 2019

I love to take the woodside ferry to Halifax & spend time enjoying the vibe of waterfront & the view of both waterfronts. Find it’s easier to get parking.by mid morning & easier than parking at Alderney.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank lynnsurette
Reviewed April 4, 2019

It's always nice to be on the water, and the twilight trip is even more memorable. Have a jacket handy, as it gets windy.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Inspire587709
Reviewed March 31, 2019 via mobile

Always runs - even in bad weather. Always on time - traffic jams are left in its wake! Very convenient. Great way for tourists to see the harbour (for $2.75 as of April 1) - remember to ask for a Transfer, then you can come...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank britt77
Reviewed March 28, 2019

Ferry ride is amazing, we went on a few times. Enjoyed it to the max! Even in the chilly afternoon. The lights of the cities make it such an awesome experience during the evenings, it's just so relaxing. Love it!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank amandamI197WV
Reviewed March 18, 2019

The ferry between Halifax and Dartmouth is perfect for many who use the service to get to work. Plus it is a nice way to spend a few hours just being out on the water and sightseeing. We left our truck at Dartmouth and crossed...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank KennyJH
Reviewed March 16, 2019

I am so happy that the Woodside ferry runs all day during the week now. Makes travel from the south end of Dartmouth easier!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Kimmybear2014
Reviewed February 26, 2019

If you've been to Halifax in the summer and haven't taken the ferry to downtown Dartmouth, you're doing it wrong! Sit on the top deck and enjoy the view of the Halifax city scape while on your way to a terminal near great restaurants and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank ENFPalex
Reviewed February 4, 2019

It is nice in the summer we went from Halifax to Dartmouth. They have lots of things to do at the wharf in Halifax. IN Dartmouth on Saturday they have a market set up where you can buy veggies etc The ocean breeze is nice...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank niteowel
Reviewed January 8, 2019

Fast and clean Ferry. Great way to move between Dartmouth and Halifax. Both inside and outside depending on weather.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank jaabruce
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February 5, 2019|
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Response from 982darrylc | Reviewed this property |
well, I live in Toronto, and when you are in Halifax people driving come to a full stop in order to let pedestrians cross the road, so I think it is safe like any other place to park. Enjoy, relax
February 5, 2019|
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Response from mmeredith2018 | Reviewed this property |
I park there regularly and have never had a problem
August 31, 2017|
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Response from kellyholdsworth | Reviewed this property |
Currently only service dogs are allowed, although a regional city counselor has suggested that all dogs be allowed to ride the ferry.