» Dartmouth
Four unique waterfronts filled with experiences for all ages.


The Dartmouth waterfront offers amazing harbour views, plenty of trails, and many unique local shops and services to explore. Visit Explore Dartmouth.


Downtown Dartmouth

Check out the interactive downtown Dartmouth map for retail, dining, recreation and health spots to visit.

Dartmouth Harbourwalk Trail

Hike the Dartmouth Harbourwalk Trail, which traces a 3.8-kilometre path from Alderney Landing to the Woodside Ferry Terminal, and includes the Shubie Bridge.

Alderney Landing

Alderney Landing promotes community and cultural programming and is recognized as a unique destination and venue for business, arts and entertainment in Nova Scotia. Alderney Landing Theatre, One Light Theatre, The Craig Gallery, local businesses and a farmers’ market also call Alderney Landing home.

Peace Pavilion

Visit the Peace Pavilion, a unique triangular structure that represents equality, unity, order, and reason.

Dartmouth Cove

While you explore the Dartmouth Harbourwalk, be sure to check out the mural art project at Dartmouth Cove. The annual Hopscotch Urban Arts Festival sees local and international talents showcase their work on the various “walls” in Dartmouth Cove.

Shubenacadie Canal

Take a self-guided tour along the beginning of the Shubenacadie Canal. Historical tours and re-enactments are also offered along this 115-kilometre long inland waterway. Start near the Dartmouth Ferry Terminal and look for the “Canal” signs.

Alderney Gate Public Library

One of 14 library branches in the City of Halifax, Alderney Gate Public Library is located on the Dartmouth waterfront, and connected to Alderney Landing.