1. Canada
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  3. Halifax
  4. Downtown Halifax

Halifax: Historic 1-Hour Harbor Cruise

Product ID: 278727
Discover the highlights of Halifax Harbor on a 1-hour cruise. Travel aboard an iconic Mississippi-style paddle wheeler, equipped with restrooms, full-service bar, and snack options.
About this activity
Duration: 1 hour
Starting times 1:00 PM, 2:30 PM, 4:30 PM
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Enjoy a 1-hour cruise of Halifax Harbor
  • Admire the city skyline from the water
  • Learn about local history with live commentary
Full description
Uncover the history of Halifax Harbor, while enjoying unobstructed views of beautiful Georges Island, the Historic Properties, and the picturesque Halifax Skyline. Sit back and relax in the comfortable interior. Revel in this unique and informative manner of experiencing Halifax from the water. 

Enjoy full commentary about Halifax's founding and most notable moments in history, such as the Halifax Explosion, the recovery efforts of the Titanic tragedy, and the city's role in the World Wars. You’ll travel onboard an iconic Mississippi sternwheeler, which is conveniently equipped with restrooms, a full-service bar, and available snack options.

The Harbour Queen I offers an upper level with a covered roof and open sides, perfect for enjoying the ocean breeze while also being protected from the elements. The lower level is wrapped in beautiful, bright windows and is heated.
  • 1-hour sightseeing cruise
  • Guide
  • Live commentary in English

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Cable Wharf, 1751 Lower Water St, Halifax, Nova Scotia. You can redeem your GYG voucher at the Tour Boat Ticket counter in the gift store. Allow sufficient time to check-in as all tours board 15 minutes prior to departure time.

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Important information
Know before you go
• The activity requires good weather and minimum participants to operate, due to safety reasons. If it's canceled due to poor weather or because minimum participants are not met, you will be offered a different date, experience, or a full refund
• Cruise ship passengers may like to consider this activity as a shore excursion. Please remember that local time may differ from the cruise ship time. It is your responsibility to return to the ship on time
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Murphy's on the Water Halifax

Product ID: 278727