Guide to Cruise Ports and Terminals
The Halifax Seaport District in Nova Scotia Canada is located at the south end of the Halifax Waterfront. It is home to artisans, retailers, restaurants and a farmers' Market.
Most cruise ships dock at piers 20 and 22 which are both dedicated passenger terminals. A total of five cruise ships can be handled concurrently. Over 100 cruise ships visit Halifax each year.
Downtown Halifax is located within walking distance of the cruise terminals.
Due to the proximity of the city centre to the cruise terminal, a port shuttle is not required.
Halifax public transit routes, schedules and fares are available at www.halifax.ca.
A passenger ferry service connects Halifax to Dartmouth Nova Scotia.
Halifax is a city of 390,000. Top attractions in town are the following:
Visitors to Halifax can enjoy a 30 to 40 minute stroll along the Halifax Harbourwalk from the Dockside Shops at Pavilion 22 to Casino Nova Scotia.
View map of the Halifax Cruise Terminals (Piers 20 and 22)
Canadian currency is used in Nova Scotia and across Canada. Some restaurants and retailers, however, do accept US dollars.
Halifax is located 900 miles north-east of New York City. The cruise season normally runs from April until November.
Average monthly temperatures (in Celsius) and precipitation amounts (in mm) are as follows:
Free Wifi service is available at most cafes and restaurants in Halifax.