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Tall Ship Silva Inc

Queens Wharf, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3N5, Canada
+1 902-429-9463
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Leisurely Cruise, Informative Staff, Beautiful Views

Tall Ship Silva was a great and leisurely experience! A relaxing sunny cruise full of history and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Savannah R
Run-down tourist trap

The exterior of the boat itself was rusty and dirty with faded paint all around. Its seems no care... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ally_Marie_W
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Halifax, Canada
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Relax onboard Tall Ship Silva and take in the view of our charming seaside city. With miles of shore line guarded by George's Island and its graceful lighthouse, guests can keep a look out for marine life. Enjoy a cold drink or snack from our fully licensed pub. If you choose to participate, you can haul on lines with the crew, set sails or steer from the helm.
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  • Very good16%
  • Average12%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible5%
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Queens Wharf, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3N5, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tall Ship Silva was a great and leisurely experience! A relaxing sunny cruise full of history and wine. The bartender - Bob - made the experience for sure!

Thank Savannah R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The exterior of the boat itself was rusty and dirty with faded paint all around. Its seems no care is put into the maintenance of the Silva. The deck is what you'd expect, but underneath where the bar is was gross. The curtains on the...More

Thank Ally_Marie_W
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped in Halifax after getting off Queen Mary 2 and had no reservations about getting on another ship. The Silva is a tall ship with character in a beautiful area which provides a great water based experience over a couple of hours. The crew were...More

Thank sunseeking3
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

We came to Halifax to see the tall ships. We took an hour long cruise on the Silva along the harbour to see the tall ships from the water. It was a beautiful morning and it was wonderful to see the ships. We were given...More

Thank Karen D
Reviewed 3 August 2017

When the tall ships came to Halifax we went to see them. Very interesting to see and also went on board the ship from the US that trains the sea cadets. They gave lots of information, and were very polite and professional.

Thank Dennis K
Reviewed 14 July 2017

We enjoyed our sail on the tall ship Silva so much! It was a sunny July day with a warm breeze and the hour and a half tour of Halifax Harbour just flew by. We live in Halifax and viewing Halifax and Dartmouth from the...More

Thank Mary154976
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Wonderful way to see the harbor! Beautiful day! Staff could not be more accommodating! Supplied comfortable chairs to sit on. Provided interesting history of the harbor and surrounding areas! It's a "must" for newcomers and natives!

Thank Theresa C
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Beautiful day on the water aboard the ship Silva. Ship tour guide was infomative and very interesting . All in all a great afternoon.

Thank jsnevets
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

This beautifully appointed sailing ship delivered on a wonderful experience in the Halifax harbour. I liked that I could enjoy a glass of wine or a mixed drink during the 90 trip. For the entire time aboard, we were free to move around on deck...More

Thank Vclarke1
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

A tourist trap -- overpriced, overcrowded, too short. We paid $73 CAD for two adults, including a $4 fuel surcharge. NOTE: This is a sailboat. With actual sails. That the crew used for about five minutes. Even though the breeze was sufficient for us to...More

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