Chart your course to visit one of the world’s most spectacular coastlines.
Waterfront parking is where downtown begins.
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A bustling seaside playground where people of all ages and backgrounds come to explore and experience the best of Nova Scotia.
A seaside destination for the entire family.
Where cultural and seafaring experiences meet a new ocean economy.
A UNESCO World Heritage Site where Nova Scotia’s seafaring history comes to life.
See what’s happening on the waterfront.
Four unique waterfronts filled with experiences for all ages.
A waterfront view makes everything taste better.
Take advantage of free Wi-Fi.
Learn more about recent projects.
Harnessing the potential of Nova Scotia.
Learn more about Nova Scotia’s developments.
Follow along and share your experiences.
Learn more about the mix of projects and events on the waterfronts.
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Together, we are building a Nova Scotia that is experiential and economic hub for all Nova Scotians.
Building on the greatness of the ocean since 1976.
Meet the Develop Nova Scotia Team.
Meet our Board of Directors.
Become a steward of a rising tide.
At Waterfront Development, our goal is to get you as close as you can possibly get to the unforgettable beauty, captivating experiences and unparalleled opportunities where land meets sea.
Waterfront Development is a provincial crown corporation developing the strategic potential of waterfronts in Bedford, Dartmouth, Halifax and Lunenburg. It’s our job to foster the creation of waterfronts that drive economic opportunity, enhance tourism, provide experiences, and reflect and protect our marine heritage.
Through our projects and partnerships, we have received a number of awards and recognitions including Tall Ships Nova Scotia. We proudly share these with the many partners, visitors and communities we have worked with over the past three decades.
Tall Ships Nova Scotia