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Harbour Water Taxi

50 Kings Wharf Pl, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 0B4, Canada
+1 902-818-0800
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Just loved it

We used this transportation as a recreational activity and it was just perfect. It was a short... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2017
redcatcec
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baltimore
Convenient

We have been to Halifax many times and taken the Dartmouth Ferry across the harbour. We learned... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
Ron S
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Oakville, Canada
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
3 Nov 2017
“Just loved it”
7 Sep 2017
“Convenient”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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50 Kings Wharf Pl, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 0B4, Canada
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+1 902-818-0800
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Reviewed 4 November 2017

We used this transportation as a recreational activity and it was just perfect. It was a short limited trip, but just breath taking. We were on a cruise and needed something to occupy a short period of time with a great view and a chance...More

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Reviewed 7 September 2017

We have been to Halifax many times and taken the Dartmouth Ferry across the harbour. We learned this year of the Taxi service which you call, they pick you up and take you on a quick trip across the harbour to the destination of your...More

Thank Ron S
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Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

We wanted to take a little tour around the harbour without spending a couple of hours out on the water. They took us out for 45 minutes. We asked for an hour but they could only do an hour and it was really nice. Took...More

Thank SuT_1
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

Have used the ferry on occasion, most recently on a very cold evening and was convenient and fast! Twelve minutes to Halifax!

Thank amdrella
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Reviewed 7 December 2016

By getting the water taxi you save yourself time and money. By not having to worry about parking on the Halifax side when you go for the day. A good pair of sneakers and you are all set.

Thank ella c
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Reviewed 28 September 2016

This was a nice quick crossing of the harbour, but I had to pay 10$ (5$ each way, even when I did not require the return ticket), but not a big deal, it dropped me off right where I wanted (I had an injury that...More

Thank Jamie C
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Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

For whatever reason the water taxi is relatively unused in Halifax even though it is quicker and competitively priced with the ferry. I use it to travel home from work often and it's always on time. For $5 you can't beat it.

Thank sneily
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Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Fast, friendly, and convenient. You can call for reservation or walk up like we did. Stewart was great. $5.00 per person,one way and they can drop you off at a number of different spots on the Halifax side.

Thank Karen K
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Reviewed 12 July 2016

We took this boat over to McNab's Island. The ride was very fast and very bumpy. We rode the surface of the waves in a manner that made me very nervous. Clearly, I was the only one however. Everyone else in the boat was fine,...More

Thank dramagal03
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Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Took the water taxi for the first time tonight as an out-of-towner needing to get from Hali to Dartmouth and back. Only $5 each way and quick. Just call and ask for a pickup and they'll pick you up at certain docks. I think the...More

1  Thank Mark G
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terryT5657GF
26 April 2017|
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Response from amdrella | Reviewed this property |
It stops at the Terminal in Halifax which is adjacent to the walkway along the Harbour.
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Cory M
11 October 2016|
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Response from Mark G | Reviewed this property |
No, according to Parks Canada, George's Island is not open to the public at this time.
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