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For the price of a transit fare, a great harbour tour is available

Used our transit transfers to hop on board, grab a seat on the top open deck and took lots of... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Prince George, Canada
Excellent way to travel between Dartmouth and Halifax

A quick way (about 10 minutes) to go between the two cities. Fewer trips after 7 pm but that is... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Kennith H
Wheeling, Illinois
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Used our transit transfers to hop on board, grab a seat on the top open deck and took lots of photos of the harbour.

Thank HeidiPG
Reviewed 5 days ago

A quick way (about 10 minutes) to go between the two cities. Fewer trips after 7 pm but that is because like most Canadian cities we have visited, Halifax begins to shut down at that time. Dartmouth is basically a suburb of Halifax so not...More

Thank Kennith H
Reviewed 6 days ago

I decided to walk the Halifax and Dartmouth Harbour walks. When I got to the end of the Halifax side I took the Ferry to one side and walked to the other ferry size, and took that one back. You have to have exact change...More

Thank 187travel
Reviewed 6 days ago

A friend recommended we take the ferry and we are glad we did. It was really cheap and easy to use with friendly staff and the crossing took no time at all.

Thank nikki317
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went across to Alderny and back in the evening. A great inexpensive way to see Halifax from the water!

Thank Kathy C
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife our two granddaughters and I took the ferry to Halifax and walked to the location to pick up the Harbour Hopper tour. The trip across is approx. 15 minutes. You can choose to stay inside or out on the deck. You get a...More

Thank donf456
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enloyed being on the water/ We used the ferry to go across to Dartmouth a couple of times.Very efficient and well run system.

Thank L K
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had planned to go to Dartmouth as well on our trip to Halifax and discovered the ferry. The pleasant surprise was that the cost was only $1.75 for seniors,although there is not much to see on the Dartmouth harbor front. A work in progress....More

Thank xtremeleafan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Carve out 30-45 mins and take the Ferry for great views of the Halifax skyline. It was nice to get on the water and feel the fresh air. Very easy to navigate and worth the time.

Thank Dupont2Traveler
Reviewed 1 week ago

To cool off in sea breezes on a hot day, and/or to just admire the majestic and working Halifax Harbour, a return trip on this ferry is ideal.

Thank Jim G
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Marie T
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.
Marie T
31 August 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.
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