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Halifax Harbour Ferry

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Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
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For about $1.75 you can get on these little shuttles and go to the Dartmouth side. They give you a... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Doug M
Red Deer, Canada
Fantastically inexpensive way to experience Halifax Harbour.

The ferry has two terminals in Dartmouth, one in downtown Halifax. Given the absolute impossibility... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

For about $1.75 you can get on these little shuttles and go to the Dartmouth side. They give you a view from the ocean of Halifax, the shipyards, cruise ship harbor and all of the waterfront. You can cross and come back for the one...More

Thank Doug M
Reviewed 2 days ago

The ferry has two terminals in Dartmouth, one in downtown Halifax. Given the absolute impossibility of parking in downtown Halifax, this is a great solution. Park in Dartmouth, enjoy a ride across the harbour with excellent views of both skylines as well as the harbour...More

Thank MikeMcM2015
Reviewed 3 days ago

Water life at the harbour is something to look into with its history ,natural resources, its culture and occupation describe about the place.

Thank ManopelloVolto2013
Reviewed 4 days ago

An inexpensive cruise of the harbor on a clear day. Great view of the city. An inexpensive tourist attraction.

Thank DetailsByBill
Reviewed 4 days ago

Cheap way to get back and forth across the harbour. Very efficient loading and unloading. Be aware that Taxi's - if you need one - are hard to come by on the Dartmouth side.

Thank payforqualitynotcrap
Reviewed 1 week ago

To really get a feel for Halifax and the people who live here, you can't do better than get a ticket for one or both of the ferries that cross the harbour on a regular schedule. For a nominal fee, you can ride either the...More

Thank Kaye007
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed on the Dartmouth side of the harbour. The first day, we drove into Halifax, but we swore not to do that again. The ferry took us near the Maritime Museum, and a short walk from many attractions. Much more pleasant, and cheaper than...More

Thank Deanna D
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm just dissappointed that they aren't called Boaty McBoat Face. This would make this service world class.

Thank notkevin
Reviewed 1 week ago

This ferry leaves every 10 minutes and is an easy and pleasant way to see the harbor. Kids will love it too.

Thank library48
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took the passenger ferry from Dartsmouth. It cost CAD 1,75 each way per person and CAD 6 to park at the ferry terminal. We missed all the traffic backed up on the highway and the ferry dropped us right at the harbour board walk....More

Thank Liesl132015
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31 August 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.
31 August 2017|
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Response from Greg212 | Reviewed this property |
Yes.... on a leash..!
1 August 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