Halifax, Nova Scotia Cruise Port

4.3 out of 5

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We rented a car but we were not allowed to leave the ship at the time posted on the itinerary...
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About Halifax, Nova Scotia

Halifax is perfect for exploring on foot, with tree-lined streets, inviting sidewalk cafes, and museums in a park-like waterfront setting. Discover historic dockside vessels at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic. Stroll lazily through one of the finest Victorian city gardens in North America. Experience the charm of Peggy's Cove, as ships from every corner of the globe sail by in the background.

What people said about this port:

"We did walk along the shore to the Maritime Museum and take a bus tour to Peggy 's Cove." in 24 reviews.

"Late summer/Sept would be great for the public Gardens." in 3 reviews.


522 reviews and tips of Halifax, Nova Scotia




jmccue
Contributor Level: Deck Hand

Traveled As:
Couple

Experience:
7+ cruises

we thought the walk along the harbor boardwalk was beautiful - for FREE, no expensive excursion needed!

Visited: May 31, 2017

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CatherineEW
Contributor Level: Purser

Traveled As:
Couple

Experience:
7+ cruises

Halifax was another good walking city. It's a pretty big and busy place. They have a nice walkway/boardwalk on the shore. There is also a good walking tour through the English gardens and over to the Citadel (self guided). It's not very far but hilly. Plenty of opportunity to walk that ship food off:) Shopping was best at the ship terminal. Got our syrup at the market just before the terminal. It was about $3-$4 cheaper for the same thing.

Visited: Jun 01, 2017

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travelbug2015
Contributor Level: Second Mate

Traveled As:
Couple

Experience:
7+ cruises

Sunny day. Lots of Vendors in Port Terminal Bldg. Bought souvenirs there. Go to Info Desk in Pier 22 & get a free map. Clerk showed us easy walking path along Harbor Walk.15 min walk to Maritime Museum of the Atlantic. Give yourself at least 2 hours for museum. We had to cut it short because we had to get back to meet tour. Our tour went to Fairview Lawn Cemetery, Public Gardens and The Citadel. Florence was great guide & tour was well worth cost.

Visited: Aug 13, 2016

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jerwalls
Contributor Level: Purser

Traveled As:
Couple

Experience:
7+ cruises

We visited cemetery where many victims of Titanic were buried. Took bus tour. Very informative.

Visited: Jun 27, 2017

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GoAweigh
Contributor Level: Purser

Traveled As:
Couple

Experience:
7+ cruises

Walk the boardwalk then take the Hippo tour for a great overview of the city. Best lobster roll ever,,right next to the ship, inside the Farmers Market

Visited: Jun 03, 2017

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