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“quick cheap harbour personal tour” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Halifax Harbour Ferry

Halifax Harbour Ferry
Ranked #8 of 134 things to do in Halifax
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7 reviews
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“quick cheap harbour personal tour”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2013 via mobile

for the price of a bus fare you could cross Halifax Harbour from dartmouth to Halifax or halifax to dartmouth and see the military harbour and harbour front sights. about 15 min crossing.

Visited August 2013
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“A fun cheap ride with a view”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2013

This short ferry ride to Dartmouth costs $3.00 round trip (exact change only) and provides great views of the Halifax harbour as well as the MacDonald bridge. This is one of the best bargains to be had in Halifax.

Visited August 2013
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Canada
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26 reviews
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“Great way to see Halifax and Dartmouth”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2013

but ended up being an expensive way to cross the water for a family of four. It ended up being cheaper just to drive into town and pay for parking there. We had to pay for parking on the Dartmouth side ($13) and then the round trip cost us (family of four) $16.50. It was $12 (bridge toll x2 +$10 parking) to park on the Halifax side.

Visited August 2013
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Nova Scotia, Canada
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“Fun for the whole family”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2013

This is such a fun thing to do - I find that kids really get a kick out of the ride. The terminal staff are very friendly, and the views from the harbour are lovely. I take the ferry to and from work and would much rather do that than take the bus.

Visited September 2013
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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“Discover things you didn't know!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2013

Well worth the entry fee - you get a lapel clip that allows you to come and go all day. Great for all ages, but do make sure you find out what the opening hours are for the survey ship (Arcadia?) moored in the dock just outside the museum - and there book yourself into the limited numbers tour of the lower decks - brilliant. Great general maritime displays plus the Titanic and the Explosion. Thoroughly recommended.

Visited August 2013
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