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Address: 4 Government Wharf Road | Eastern Passage, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3G 1M7, Canada
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+1 902-465-6093
09:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Mon 10:00 - 18:00
Tue - Sat 09:00 - 20:00

Fisherman's Cove is a quaint 200 year old fishing village. It offers...

Fisherman's Cove is a quaint 200 year old fishing village. It offers visitors a peek into the past while providing a variety of modern day activities for the whole family. It has the sounds of the ocean, seagulls, and sand pipers. Stroll the boardwalk and relax in the sand at MacCormack's Beach. Catch a glimpse of the osprey and herons as they enjoy fishing off the beach. Watch fishing boats come home with their catch and sail boats drift by as they enter the Halifax Harbour through the eastern passage.

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Good waterside walk

A good walk by the sea with the Cruise Ship terminal at one end. Plenty of places to eat and drink as you go.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 December 2016
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Oakville, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I really enjoyed the area and all the small shops, I really enjoyed the fish and chip restaurant. I can say it was the freshest and most delicious fish and chips I have ever tasted. The prices were great and people were by far the nicest and friendliest I have met and thank you Paul McNeil from Historical Titanic and... More 

Thank mitchd117
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

We happen to live in Halifax so we travel to Fisherman's Cove via boat. It is a lovely area with local craft shops and a few small take out restaurants. Some food shops have picnic tables so you can enjoy the ocean views. The craft shops are reasonably priced and if the weather is right this can be a lovely... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Nice little stroll that make you hungry. Lots of local shops and such. They have a bit of every thing. I must say that you have to go to this place.

Thank Christy Z
Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

It's only 15 minutes from Dartmouth's ferry terminal. Located in Eastern Passage a local fishing community just minutes from Dartmouth and Halifax. Has a great Boardwalk, 2 restaurants and a lot of shops selling their local products.

Thank Diane S
Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

We love going here in the summer and getting icecream and then going out on the boardwalk to the beach for some beachcombing. There is always something interesting on the beach. Sunsets are awesome and the tides are impressive.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

A good walk by the sea with the Cruise Ship terminal at one end. Plenty of places to eat and drink as you go.

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Halifax, Canada
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

This is a Beautiful Place for walking the boardwalk or just sitting and watching the Sea Hawks and Sand birds. There are fishing Boats coming or going all the time. There are nice little shops and Restraunt's or Coffee shops. What's the Scoop are known for there Fish & Chips. You can see Devil's Island from the boardwalk and if... More 

Thank k0k0123
Vernon, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Oh the colours! A quaint little fishing village with a lot of history. A must-see if you are in the area!

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Moose Jaw, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Nice to see away from the hustle and bustle of city and you can just walk your cares away. Beautiful shoreline and great to see the real Nova Scotia.

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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

A really nice place to spend an hour or two checking out the quirky little shops which carry all sorts of interesting items. Great place to grab some gifts or souvenirs.

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