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George's Island Lighthouse

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
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A piece of history

Relatively hard to visit be somewhat easy to see. This is part of the National Historic site in... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2017
Edward W
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Toronto, Canada
Simply beautiful sailing in!

As our cruise ship was entering Halifax Harbour, what an opportunity to take the most perfect... read more

Reviewed 11 March 2017
sandra n
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Lemont, Illinois
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11 Mar 2017
“Simply beautiful sailing in!”
4 Nov 2016
“How Cool! Georges Island Lighthouse was Right Outside our Cruise Cabin”
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Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Reviewed 15 April 2017

Relatively hard to visit be somewhat easy to see. This is part of the National Historic site in the harbour which is seldom open to the public. Understanding the role of the island helps to paint the picture of the importance of Halifax in a...More

Thank Edward W
Reviewed 11 March 2017

As our cruise ship was entering Halifax Harbour, what an opportunity to take the most perfect photographs of this wonderfully scenic lighthouse. A beautiful backdrop with the green hills behind it and the rock boulders lining the waterscape. Great! Only my number one also here...More

Thank sandra n
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Georges Island Lighthouse was right outside our cruise cabin when were we docked at Pavillion 22 in Halifax. We had a front row view.

Thank magic_carpets
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Would be nice to go to the island but no one seemed to be selling rides, maybe it is just for the looks.

Thank Huntlg
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Is a focal point of the scene from the Halifax harbour front. It is very picturesque as it sits on the island in the harbour. The history of the island adds to the aura of mystery that surrounds the existence of the lighthouse. We did...More

Thank Mary C
Reviewed 4 September 2016

As many times as I see this lighthouse from land or sea I still love to look at it . Due to many vessels colliding with George's Island in the fog the Lighthouse was first erected in 1856. For more than a hundred years a...More

1  Thank easterntreker
Reviewed 9 October 2015

A beautiful island in the Halifax harbour! While it's not accessible to the public, it can definitely be viewed by boat or even from the harbour.

1  Thank Julie3613
Reviewed 16 September 2015

We spent all day on July 10 docked in the harbor at Halifax, Nova Scotia while the Queen Mary 2 was in port celebrating Cunard's 175th anniversary. You can see a lot more from the water than you can on land. For one thing, you...More

1  Thank Linda C
Reviewed 25 August 2015

As far as I know, you can't actually go to George's Island Lighthouse, but you can however view it from the waterfront. It's a cute little light house tucked into the grassy hill with a cute abandoned cottage near by.

Thank Emmchar16
Reviewed 17 July 2015 via mobile

This is pretty fantastic! It's cute and distinctive, and it looks so grand just standing out on the island in the middle of the water. I wish we could have gone over to it, but it's a sight to behold from across the water as...More

1  Thank QuickWhitTravel
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