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Halifax Harbour Ferry

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
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BEst deal ever with great views

Awesome to take the ferry to and from dartmouth. The views are great and it's very economical... read more

Reviewed February 11, 2017
Victoria, Canada
Good cheap way to see Halifax Harbour

As I live here, I used to take the ferry all the time to get back and forth to work/home. It gives... read more

Reviewed February 11, 2017
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“round trip” (46 reviews)
“both sides” (38 reviews)
“halifax harbour” (75 reviews)
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Reviewed February 11, 2017

Awesome to take the ferry to and from dartmouth. The views are great and it's very economical. cheap and quick alternative to a full on harbour cruise

Thank SeeingTHEworld2012
Reviewed February 11, 2017

As I live here, I used to take the ferry all the time to get back and forth to work/home. It gives an on water view of the great harbour. Specially cool when you pass close by one of the large 900+ ft. long container...More

Thank Andrew K
Reviewed February 1, 2017

love the ferry.. good scenary and cheap tour.. service was awesome, fee was wavered Tuesday is Seniors day) lol

1  Thank Gerry T
Reviewed January 27, 2017

The Dartmouth terminal is very clean and updated. It was a comfortable place to wait for the ferry. There was also a very talented performer playing the piano. I really enjoyed the entertainment.

1  Thank MandJ_Mac
Reviewed January 23, 2017

I try to ride the ferry every evening after work. It's a great way to de-stress and gives you a great view of the city. In the winter you can watch the sun set and the lights twinkle during the early evening. In the summer,...More

1  Thank Jenny S
Reviewed January 23, 2017

It's pretty old fashioned - you have to place coins in a pot and you get a paper ticket - but that adds to the charm. Worth popping on just to see the view back. It's pretty basic so wrap up warm!

1  Thank RickieJ
Reviewed January 18, 2017

When a friend visited a few years ago I pointed her to the ferry to make her way back to her hotel in Halifax. She was thrilled! It was a sunny day and the views of the whole of the harbour, bridges and waterfront of...More

Thank Theresa R
Reviewed January 16, 2017

Take the ferry between Dartmouth and Halifax for $2.50 each way. If the weather permits - ride up top. The views of the harbour and the shipping are spectacular. Get a great view of the Royal Canadian Navy at home.

Thank Nova_Scotian_guy
Reviewed January 8, 2017 via mobile

I cannot recommend the ferry enough if you want an inexpensive Way to tour the Halifax and Dartmouth waterfronts. You get a wonderful view of the Halifax city skyline as you're leaving Halifax and you can also explore the Dartmouth waterfront which has a very...More

Thank Nina W
Reviewed January 4, 2017

Great way to see the harbour and the 2 cities. You can also see the 2 bridges that span the harbour. Cost about 3 dollars and ride last about 20 minutes. You can catch the ferry at Alderney Landing on the Dartmouth side. If the...More

1  Thank Diane S
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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.
August 31, 2017|
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Response from Reisen3 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, just saw your question now. The answer is that I do not know.
August 1, 2017|
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Response from Smudgecats | Reviewed this property |
There is an inexpensive lot right by the ferry terminal. Google Halifax Ferry Dartmouth Parking for directions and costs