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Try it just for the view of the harbour

Very regular service and a fast crossing. We just went for a view of the harbour as we didn't need... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Christine V
First time utilizing the public transit ferry

Clean, efficiently and timely. A view of Halifax harbour to die for. Very easy to get in and out... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Manuela I
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Very regular service and a fast crossing. We just went for a view of the harbour as we didn't need any dinner or sunset cruise experience. $ 2.50 get you to the other side and back if you go within 3 hours.

Thank Christine V
Reviewed 5 days ago

Clean, efficiently and timely. A view of Halifax harbour to die for. Very easy to get in and out with friendly attendants.

Thank Manuela I
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.

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Reviewed 2 weeks 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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
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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 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