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A wee trip to Dartmouth

A lovely short trip across the bay on the ferry which runs regulalrly & takes some 20 minutes to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Troon, United Kingdom
Safe, fast and a nice view!

The ferry goes to two other stations in Dartmouth, it is very safe and reliable. During sunny days... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely short trip across the bay on the ferry which runs regulalrly & takes some 20 minutes to cross across to Dartmouth.

Thank Lauriston15
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The ferry goes to two other stations in Dartmouth, it is very safe and reliable. During sunny days, you can go upstairs to haver a better view during the trip. And it has the transit passar, should you need to take a bus after ir...More

Thank Wang_bsb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our cruise ship itinerary included a day in the port of Halifax.my adult daughter and I felt adventurous and a local woman was kind enough to recommend this ferry ride. She informed us that many locals use it as daily transportation. We rode the ferry...More

Thank TripTips14
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Whenever I come to work in Halifax and want to visit my friends in Dartmouth, I take the ferry at the end of the day. It’s not expensive, reliable, fast and enjoyable. And it means not being stuck in traffic at the end of the...More

Thank Mishka01
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A pleasant little boat trip across the harbour. And very cost effective. The price of a bus ticket. That makes it fun.

Thank Emerald_Meadows
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ferried across the harbour on a gorgeous summer day. We were even treated to the sight of a harbour seal. Lovely way to see the waterfront.

Thank everydaymartha
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

15 minute ferry to Dartmouth and then right back. Inexpensive way to view the city, bridges and wharf from the water.

Thank Nerdian
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not so friendly but on time. Clean outside or inside seating. Remember to ask for round trip because the staff will not always ask if you would like a transfer.

Thank Shawn D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had to take the ferry several times during my stay. I had never taken a ferry before and the process confused me, but the officers there were a great help and very pleasant to talk to. Great experience, definitely recommend as a way into downtown...More

1  Thank MorganLee1912
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in Dartmouth this trip and used the ferry to get to Halifax. Way easier that last trip when we stayed up by the citadel and had to walk the hills. The ferry was clean, on time, and left us in the heart of...More

Thank JacqTanSib
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Marie T
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.
Marie T
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.
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Response from KenH_NS | Reviewed this property |
The park and ride at Woodside Terminal, end of Highway 111 towards Eastern Passage, is free of charge but fills up quick with commuters. Alderney Landing is inexpensive, as others have said, and there are some pay-parking... More