We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Halifax Public Gardens

Spring Garden Road and South Park St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3T 2M3, Canada
+1 902-440-3621
Website
Share
Save
Review Highlights
Wonderful gardens

Beautiful gardens, easy walking, laid out for easy access. Cafe on premises, water gardens as well... read more

Reviewed today
Edward H
,
Fort Myers, Florida
Very nice walk

Enjoyed this park-garden quite a lot. Nice paths with ponds and old trees. Right in a... read more

Reviewed today
RobertELeeMo
,
Anderson Island, Washington
Read all 3,418 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
This beautiful Victorian-inspired garden has been open to the public since 1875 and remains as one of Halifax's most beautiful and cherished sites.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good26%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“flower beds” (82 reviews)
LOCATION
Spring Garden Road and South Park St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3T 2M3, Canada
South End
CONTACT
Website
+1 902-440-3621
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Halifax
from US$25.60
More Info
from US$44.20
More Info
from US$33.10
More Info
from US$108.60
More Info
Write a ReviewReviews (3,418)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages
All reviews
"beautiful flowers"
in 127 reviews
"victorian garden"
in 94 reviews
"flower beds"
in 82 reviews
"full bloom"
in 55 reviews
"band stand"
in 49 reviews
"duck pond"
in 39 reviews
"feed the ducks"
in 34 reviews
"an oasis"
in 68 reviews
"the heart of the city"
in 93 reviews
"busy city"
in 39 reviews
"beautiful spot"
in 59 reviews
"beautiful park"
in 98 reviews
"spring garden road"
in 84 reviews
"read a book"
in 46 reviews
"peaceful place"
in 32 reviews
"ice cream"
in 126 reviews
"nice walk"
in 53 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 3,255 reviews

Reviewed today

Beautiful gardens, easy walking, laid out for easy access. Cafe on premises, water gardens as well as gorgeous flowers beds.

Thank Edward H
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed today

Enjoyed this park-garden quite a lot. Nice paths with ponds and old trees. Right in a neighborhood near Tim Horton's. This was on our cruise ship tour.

Thank RobertELeeMo
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed today via mobile

This is just one more thing I love about Halifax.Don't miss it! Gardens, coffee, music, events, etc. Friendly service and local coffee, sweets, and advice available.

Thank susanhtu
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
See more reviews
Reviewed today

I was pleasantly surprised with how beautiful this public garden is! Though it is not large, I spent hours walking through enjoying the beautiful plants growing there. We spoke with a very knowledgable man in the visitor center and he told us a few other...More

Thank Gillian V
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My kids love strolling around the public gardens. Always thrilled to see the ducks and minnows. They live to finish the visit with ice cream at Sugah.

Thank Rebecca W
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

These lovely gardens are a very nice place for a scerene evening or afternoon walk. You can tell a lot of work went into keeping these gardens beautiful.

Thank TiffinyP
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed yesterday

We booked a tour of Halifax and our tour expert dropped us off to give us a chance to walk through this absolute gem in the heart of Halifax. Filled with flora and fauna and ponds (complete with a model fo the Titanic) and gazebos....More

Thank JT03
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Grounds were clean, flowers were beautiful, bathrooms were clean and staff were friendly! Agave plant was blooming and got to see a baby pink pineapple!!

Thank JamieWelshCPA
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed yesterday

This is a gem in the city. So beautiful and peaceful and recommend you take a stroll through there. One of my favorite places we went.

Thank Diane C
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Beautiful free garden! Right across from our hotel (the Lord Nelson hotel). We went on a Saturday late morning and it was sunny and gorgeous. Park is a good size without being too big or small. There were some events going on in the central...More

Thank bmwhitt
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 28 hotels in Halifax
The Lord Nelson Hotel & Suites
1,486 reviews
.06 km away
The Garden South Park Inn
121 reviews
.37 km away
Cambridge Suites - Halifax
2,956 reviews
.47 km away
Residence Inn Halifax Downtown
413 reviews
.58 km away
Nearby Restaurants
La Frasca Cibi & Vini
360 reviews
.13 km away
Your Father's Moustache
522 reviews
.04 km away
Turkish Delight
135 reviews
.06 km away
Rockbottom Brew Pub
161 reviews
.04 km away
Nearby Attractions
Halifax Central Library
896 reviews
.35 km away
Halifax Citadel National Historic Site of Canada
3,106 reviews
.40 km away
Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History
181 reviews
.55 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Suzydoob
16 July 2018|
Answer
Response from mobilemerlin | Reviewed this property |
Sorry Suzy not a plant person, you should see what's there from photo's,
0
Votes
townie57
19 April 2018|
AnswerShow all 9 answers
Response from amille695 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, just be sure the dog is leashed. They have people watching at times.
1
Vote
Thecreatorsworld
24 February 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from theniclangille | Reviewed this property |
Ten minutes costs 25 cents. And you can park around the perimeter of the park.
3
Votes