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Halifax Waterfront

If ever in Halifax during the summer, a walk on the boardwalk is a must. There are tons of pubs... read more

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tucker_lou
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New Brunswick, Canada
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best place to relax, see Maritime museum and soak up the local culture as well. We were there via... read more

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Reviewed today

If ever in Halifax during the summer, a walk on the boardwalk is a must. There are tons of pubs, restaurant and things to see. In August, you can take in some of the buskers on the boardwalk. A great place to spend an afternoon...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

best place to relax, see Maritime museum and soak up the local culture as well. We were there via cruise ship, we walked around waterfront, enjoyed local families coming to boardwalk and having great time on a sunny day.

Thank fellowtraveller688
Reviewed 2 days ago

We walked the entire length of the boardwalk and found it a lovely way to see both the outline of the City and the ocean. Lots of history, plenty of little tourist shops, local art and lots of restaurants. Nice way to spend an afternoon.

Thank Willie D
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A beautiful walk with lots to look and and great food spots. The big hit was the turtle learning centre, also would have brought sand toys for the giant sand pit.

Thank JacqTanSib
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Halifax waterfront is a interesting place to spend the best part of a day. There are many restaurants, souvenir shops, museums, and places to sit and watch the world go by. As well, a tourist information centre is located here where one can pick...More

Thank Terry S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had a great time. Lots to see great food vendors . Type of place you can come back to many times. Amazing chowder

Thank Larry H
Reviewed 3 days ago

We enjoyed visiting the boardwalk. There were a number of shops and lots of activity occurring. We boarded the Harbor Hopper and the small community train from here. (Public washrooms are available despite being told by the hopper bus that there were none close by.)

Thank roamingprofessor
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I walked from one end to the other...lots of entertainment and places to eat, but more importantly, lots of places to sit and enjoy the waterfront.

Thank bobinedmonton
Reviewed 3 days ago

While it's true that there are great shops and attractions (discovery center, maritime museum, etc) along the way for those who wander mid-day, I really enjoyed the tranquility and spectacular view of the sunrise at dawn. Only a few joggers along the way, and feeling...More

Thank Katharina M
Reviewed 4 days ago

Visited/walked the boardwalk everyday during our 5 day visit. Great walk, eatery options (must sample/purchase cake from the Rum Runners Cake Factory/good history as well of this establishment), great food and drinks at Bicycle Thief restaurant, lots of fun options as well along the boardwalk...More

Thank debest6
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