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 waterfront developments.
Harnessing the potential of our waterfronts.
Learn more about Nova Scotia’s waterfronts.
News from the water’s edge.
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 waterfronts that are experiential and economic hubs for all Nova Scotians.
Building on the greatness of the ocean since 1976.
Meet the Waterfront Development team.
Meet our Board of Directors.
Become a steward of a rising tide.
Waterfront Development Marina Code of Environmental Conduct:
As part of our efforts to preserve marine life and create a safe environment for people, Waterfront Development has implemented a Marina Code of Environmental Conduct.
The Blue Flag Marina Season runs from May 1 until October 31.
Marina Users, Vessel Owners, and Vessel Operators, please:
Pay & Display parking is located at various locations along Lower Water Street and close to the boardwalk.
$3/hour · $16/day (8am to 6pm) · $6/night (6pm to 8am)
Please inquire with our Marina Office for available berths with power and applicable rates. 30, 50, 100 and 200amp services are available for overnight berths in select locations.
General security is provided 24/7 along the Halifax waterfront. Please contact the security office at 902.471.5070 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance or after hours arrival check in.
Waste and recycling locations are available for visiting vessels.
Water is available for overnight visiting vessels at select locations. Please inquire with our Marina Office.
Nova Scotia’s most visited destination is wireless. The Halifax waterfront offers free wireless service in key public areas from the Cable Wharf to Tall Ships Quay.
Find out what waterfront events are taking place, look up restaurant menus, check the hours of your favorite store or make your overnight berthing request.