What safety measures are in place?

The boat meets all the requirements for Transport Canada’s Small Vessel Compliance Program. We carry life jackets for all adult passengers as well as 4 life jackets for guests 30lbs (14 kg) and up, and we have one life jacket for an infant. Please contact us ahead of time if you wish to ensure that […]

Am I expected to leave a tip for our Captain or Tour Guide?

Our crew do not expect guests to leave them tips. That said, our captain and tour guides are allowed to accept tips if offered to them, so if you feel that someone on your tour deserves a tip and you wish to give them one, you are more than welcome to do so — and […]

What kind of boat is used for the tour?

Our boat is an all-electric (ultra-quiet and environmentally friendly), 30-foot harbour launch that comfortably seats 8 with a cozy snug at the stern. One of the most recognized boats on the harbour.  Our boat is operated by an experienced Transport Canada-certified Captain, and a knowledgeable and super-friendly guide.

What should I wear?

We will always do our best to make sure you are comfortable. The cabin is not fully enclosed, so on cooler, drizzling days, please come prepared for the day’s weather. While there is no heater on board, we have blankets for your use should you need them. Generally speaking, dress appropriately for the weather, and […]

Is the tour suitable for all ages and abilities?

Harbour Tours are suitable for everyone, of all ages. There is no substantial physical effort required to enjoy our tours, but please note that there is a ramp between the wharf and the dock, and a small step up is necessary from the dock into the boat. Of course, we can offer a helping hand. […]

Can a mobility device be accommodated?

We would like our boat to be accessible to people of all abilities, and while the ramp from the wharf onto the dock may be navigable, the step from the ramp into the boat may not be possible for everyone and we are therefore unable to accommodate guests who are unable to leave their wheel […]

Are pets allowed on board?

Certified Service Animals are permitted and must be kept on leashes at all times. Pets may be considered at other times if we are contacted ahead of time. Please do not arrive with your pet without prearrangement.

Are strollers allowed on board?

Given the amount of space on your boat, we may be unable to accommodate a stroller on board as Transport Canada Regulations do not allow blockage of exits or passageways. Check with your captain or call ahead.

What will I see on the tour?

Your Halifax Harbour Tour is unique every single time! Your captain will chart a course for your tour based on factors such as weather, marine traffic, and special events, with one goal in mind: to give you the most enjoyable relaxed tour of our beautiful harbour! Some parts of the harbour you might see on […]