Situated in the heart of Halifax Harbour this national historic site reflects the rich and varied heritage of Canada. For the first time in generations, visitors now have an opportunity to connect with Atlantic Canada’s rich and complex history.
Georges Island is once again open for the 2021 season.
Please note: Georges Island will be closed when the ferry to Georges Island is cancelled due to heavy rains or unsafe conditions for travel by boat.
Cancellations will be made by 9PM the evening before (unless there are exceptional circumstances).
Before you travel, please confirm the island will be open:
- check the Murphy’s on the Water website, or
- call Parks Canada at 902-426-5080
Private boats may dock with complimentary daytime berthing through Develop Nova Scotia’s marine program. This is available at the public wharf during Parks Canada Hours of Operation, subject to availability (please see signage at the wharf re: available areas).
Overnight berthing is not permitted.
Please note Parks Canada Entrance fees apply.
Marina Inquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org or 902-229-2628