Halifax Harbour Ferry
Halifax Harbour Ferry
4.5
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backpacker31
Boynton Beach, FL5,504 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Solo
Every time I’m in Halifax I take a trip across the Harbour to Dartmouth. Sometimes I go to Woodside, other times I go to Alderney. On a warm, sunny day it’s wonderful to sit top deck and admire the Halifax skyline and watch the other boats going by. Although it’s a short trip, I always feel like I’m going somewhere far away.
Written September 26, 2023
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Joseph G
Montreal, Canada5,008 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Solo
Operated by Halifax Transit and costing less than $3 CAN, the ferry that connects Halifax and Dartmouth is an inexpensive way to get a beautiful harbour view on a pleasant sunny day and visit the twin cities. The ride is about 10 minutes long.
Written September 10, 2023
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Joan M
Palm Harbor, FL54 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023
We found this trip to be a highlight. Very easy to get to. Very reasonable ticket and we were able spend the afternoon in Dartmouth.
Written July 28, 2023
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GlenMcKenzie1
Bay of Fundy & Annapolis Valley of Nova Scotia, Canada171 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2022
On a warm summer evening(after the sun has set), take the ferry from Halifax to Dartmouth to view the light of the Halifax skyline. Make sure you get a transfer when you pay your fare, for the return trip back to Halifax. A fantastic view for s tiny amount.
Written February 26, 2023
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Tricia B
9 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023
The easiest way to access both waterfronts. Halifax is a walking city, leave the car on the Dartmouth side with lots of parking and hop on the Ferry to explore Halifax.
Written February 18, 2023
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Andrew D
Burlington, Canada98 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2022
Not really an attraction per se. Nice enough ferry, and the view of the harbour is ok, but it's not a huge attraction or anything.
Written November 14, 2022
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Shirley4444
Ottawa, Canada216 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2022
Took this 25 minute boat ride to Darthmouth and back, it was November and 23c outside, very warm for this time of year, great view, highly recommend, and very affordable. Less than $3 per person.
Written November 7, 2022
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Brad S
29 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2022
Cheap to walk on, zip across the harbour, enjoy the views in one direction. turn around and come back for some nice views the other way.
Written October 22, 2022
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Samdibo
Cornwall, Canada183 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2022 • Family
Definitely better and easier to find parking on the Dartmouth side and take the ferry across. Fantastic views and my kids enjoyed the "boat ride". Clean ferries, frequent trips
Written October 15, 2022
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Timezone Travelers
Venice, FL1,669 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2022 • Couples
This is a great means of transportation. The water was calm. The staff were friendly and very concerned with safety. Highly recommend this motive transportation
Written September 29, 2022
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