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Along the Waterfront

Things to do on the water and along the waterfront

Kayaking:

https://www.kayakhalifax.com/

Guided two-hour, all-day, or overnight island adventures.

Halifax Waterfront Boardwalk - Discover Halifax

Family Fun on Big Boats:

  • The Harbour Hopper: tour the downtown and part of the harbour on a refurbished amphibious vehicle.
  • Theodore Tugboat’s Big Harbour Tour: a 30-minute tour of the harbour that inspired the television show. Yes, it’s on a full-sized tugboat.
  • Historic Harbour Cruise: a one-hour tour of the harbour on a Mississippi River sternwheeler.
  • Be a deckhand on the Tall Ship Silva: a one-hour tour of the harbour on a real tall ship. Learn how to tie sailors’ knots, raise sails, and fire a cannon!
  • Tall ship and Yacht sailing: with or without wine or beer!

For more ideas about what to do on the water, go to https://www.ambassatours.com and check under the Tour Schedule.

 

Segway Tours:

https://www.segwayns.com/segway-tours

See the waterfront or the city’s downtown from a cool and fun vantage point. Tours begin with a quick training session.

 

Halifax Bike Trails - Discover Halifax

Bike Rentals:

https://iheartbikeshfx.com

2.5- and 4-hour tours on bikes for people of all ages, sizes and abilities.

 

Running Routes Around Halifax-Dartmouth:

Check out these great maps for scenic running routes around the municipality:

5K (waterfront): http://www.gmap-pedometer.com/gp/bookmark/view/id/7348806

5.6K (downtown tour): http://www.gmap-pedometer.com/gp/bookmark/view/id/7348822

14K (city tour): http://www.gmap-pedometer.com/gp/bookmark/view/id/7348819

6.6K (tour de port et parc): http://www.gmap-pedometer.com/gp/bookmark/view/id/7348814