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Nice view of the city

15 minute ferry to Dartmouth and then right back. Inexpensive way to view the city, bridges and... read more

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Not so friendly but on time. Clean outside or inside seating. Remember to ask for round trip... read more

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Reviewed today

15 minute ferry to Dartmouth and then right back. Inexpensive way to view the city, bridges and wharf from the water.

Thank Nerdian
Reviewed today

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
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had to take the ferry several times during my stay. I had never taken a ferry before and the process confused me, but the officers there were a great help and very pleasant to talk to. Great experience, definitely recommend as a way into downtown...More

1  Thank MorganLee1912
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We stayed in Dartmouth this trip and used the ferry to get to Halifax. Way easier that last trip when we stayed up by the citadel and had to walk the hills. The ferry was clean, on time, and left us in the heart of...More

Thank JacqTanSib
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great alternative to driving over bridge to Dartmouth. Long time to use transfer to/from Halifax. Very reasonably priced.

Thank debest6
Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't have time for an expensive water tour, take the ferry to Dartmouth. Buck 75 for seniors. Not a long ride and wait 30 minutes for return for great photo of Halifax harbor.

Thank Kenneth O
Reviewed 1 week ago

While walking along the waterfront boardwalk we came to the area where you can take the ferry across to Dartmouth and back. We had children with us so we took the ride to Dartmouth and back. It was a calm day so apart from some...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the ferr6 across to Dartmouth just to see a different view of Halifax. $3.50 very well spent. Very worthwhile. Efficient service back and for across the harbour all day long.

Thank Kiwi3_12
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Take a quick trip to Dartmouth for $2.50. Explore breweries and small shops. Ferry is near the clock tower and Murphy’s restaurant . Great staff to assist !

Thank Tori S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although just a shortish ferry trip it gives an excellent chance to get out on the water that is such an important part of this city.

Thank John E
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Marie T
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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.
2 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