Halifax

Nova Scotia

Cruises To Halifax

Admire the rugged coastline that surrounds Halifax, the world's second-largest natural harbor. This beautifully preserved city is Nova Scotia's capital and was founded in 1749. Take steps through history and climb to The Citadel to witness the Old Town Clock.

What you NEED TO KNOW

  • Port Name & Location
    Port of Halifax
    Ship will DOCK at this port.
  • Time Zone
    AST (Atlantic Standard Time)
    UTC/GMT -4 hours
  • Language
    The local language is French and English. Say "thank you." in French: "merci."
  • Currency & Shopping
    Canadian Dollar (CAD)
    Native crafts and souvenirs.
    • Best Way to Get Around
      Organized Shore Excursions for sightseeing. Bus and ferries available.
    • Famous For
      Halifax is the largest city in Canada east of Quebec with more pubs per capita than any other city in Canada.
    • Fun Fact #1
      From comfort food to fine dining, Halifax is a hot spot for cuisine and fare of all kinds.
    • Fun Fact #2
      The Halifax-Dartmouth ferry service is the oldest continually operating saltwater ferry service in North America.

Halifax TOP EXCURSIONS

A Variety of Choices

We know the destinations you'll be visiting and what there is to see, do and experience. We offer you a variety of excursions to choose from, in every port you'll visit.

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Coastal Drive to Peggy's Cove

Experience a narrated excursion of Halifax, driving by historic properties, the waterfront, Citadel Hill and the beautif...

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Lobster Lunch & Peggy's Cove

This tour combines breathtaking ocean scenery and a delicious lobster lunch, promising a memorable day in the Nova Scoti...

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Hop On - Hop Off By Double Decker

Board your brightly painted, vintage Double Decker bus as Hop-On Hop-Off Halifax showcases the very best this diverse an...

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Canada: Celebrate 150 Years!

Celebrate the country’s 150-year anniversary with a range of pure Canadian experiences that includes visiting early sett...

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Featured Halifax CRUISE ITINERARIES

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Lose yourself in this photographer's paradise.

7-Day Canada & New England from Boston

Extensively refurbished, Norwegian Dawn offers modern décor and new venues | Voted Travel + Leisure World's Best Top Large Ship Cruise Line
SHIP Norwegian Dawn
PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Boston (Massachusetts);
Portland (Maine); Halifax (Nova Scotia); Charlottetown (Prince Edward Island); Gaspésie (Quebec); Saguenay (La Baie) (Quebec);
DISEMBARK Quebec City (Quebec);
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See the Statue of Liberty and iconic NYC skyline.

12-Day Transatlantic from London (Southampton)

Be the first to experience Norwegian Bliss | Inaugural Sailing
SHIP Norwegian Bliss
PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Southampton (London) (England);
Ponta Delgada (Azores); Halifax (Nova Scotia);
DISEMBARK New York (New York);
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Visit Halifax's historical town clock on the Citadel Hill

7-Day Canada & New England from New York

SHIP Norwegian Gem
PORTS OF CALL EMBARK New York (New York);
Halifax (Nova Scotia); Saint John (Bay of Fundy); Bar Harbor (Maine); Portland (Maine);
DISEMBARK New York (New York);
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