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 […]
Where can I find parking?
There is plenty of parking in the immediate area and nearby throughout downtown Halifax, and there are many public transit options if you are staying near downtown (you can use Google Maps to chart your course). Click here to view a detailed list and map of all nearby parking lots and other information such as […]
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 […]
Do you offer private bookings for events, groups, or corporate bookings?
We are happy to offer private tours and group bookings. We can accommodate eight guests for bookings this season. Just get in touch with us and we’ll work with you to make your event fun and memorable (not to mention picturesque)!
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.
Are there special prices for children or seniors?
We offer a $20 discount for parents with children under 12 who book 4 seats or more. No charge for infants under 1 year. Please contact us at 1 888-383-4621 to have the discount.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
What time should I get to the dock?
We encourage all guests to arrive about 15 minutes before the scheduled tour start time. Our schedule does not allow for departure time flexibility and we do not issue refunds for missed tours, so we recommend adding some extra time for getting to the departure area.