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Sydney Waterfront District

333 Charlotte St, Sydney, Nova Scotia B1P 1E1, Canada
+1 902-562-3399
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Delightful small town, boardwalk area, historical section

Our ship docked at Charlottetown and we had a delightful time exploring the old streets with well... read more

Reviewed 13 January 2018
Deena63
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Sydney, Australia
via mobile
relax and enjoy

nice walk. not noisy. enjoyable on a nice day. if you lucky you will see sailing at the yacht... read more

Reviewed 21 December 2017
Lorne M
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Sydney
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Want to experience Sydney? Visit our Sydney Waterfront District! Home to over 200 unique shops/services it is the heart of our business and retail communities
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good46%
  • Average19%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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“nice walk” (5 reviews)
“cruise ship” (12 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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333 Charlotte St, Sydney, Nova Scotia B1P 1E1, Canada
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Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

Our ship docked at Charlottetown and we had a delightful time exploring the old streets with well preserved buildings and houses. The waterfront area is particularly charming with lots of touristy and non touristy shops, some great crafts places The ship terminal had some really...More

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Reviewed 21 December 2017

nice walk. not noisy. enjoyable on a nice day. if you lucky you will see sailing at the yacht club across the harbor. the fish are often not far from the service of a non polluted water and you can see the water break with...More

Thank Lorne M
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Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

I went to several events in Sydney that were put on by the Waterfront Development bunch. The tall ships were excellent. The concerts and food truck ralley were great entertainment with excellent food. I'll be back next year for sure

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Reviewed 8 November 2017

Lovely boardwalk . We watched the Disney Cruise ship depart from the harbor . Many of the shops were closed as it is late in the season . There was still good shopping on Charlotte St . until 5pm .

Thank Cynthia M
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Reviewed 31 October 2017

Our ship docked right at the waterfront and we all enjoyed walking in the gardens which are spotted with monuments and statues. There is an east walk down the coast and some of our party walked several miles on beautiful trails. Our only negative was...More

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Reviewed 28 October 2017

Lovely walk on a beautiful day while visiting off cruise ship, nice walk down the long boardwalk, and shops

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Reviewed 25 October 2017

I enjoyed walking on the wooden boardwalk. We had great views of the harbor, although there was but one boat and a luxury gigantic boat with lots of tourists. I enjoyed the monuments that were displayed. The Sydney merchant mariners memorial was very attractive, as...More

Thank Robby G C
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

You'll need about 30 minutes to walk the district, and make sure you stop in St. Patrick's Museum, especially if their giving an oral presentation.

Thank Dave_in_Reno
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Reviewed 18 October 2017

There is a lovely shopping area located inside the cruise ship terminal on the waterfront. Many local people are set up there selling handmade goods including foods, knit items, jewelry and fabric scarves. I bought Cape Breton and Nova Scotia plaid scarves at a very...More

Thank bczican
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Reviewed 14 October 2017

Walked up from the cruise ship dock for a look see. Our tour guide encouraged us to do it. Great shopping for locals. Not much for tourists.

Thank Cavydad
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emily2grooms
3 September 2017|
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Response from Donna A | Reviewed this property |
I have never heard of that bus but if you call Transit Cape Breton at 902-539-8124, they will help you. Hope this helps.
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David S
18 June 2017|
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Response from BillG007 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Quite a bit has changed over the years and the artisans are of finer quality. Try to find some music somewhere if possible and don't forget to try Flavor On The Water inside the cruise ship terminal for some most... More
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