The Port of Halifax has been recognized as a top-rated Canada-US cruise destination by Cruise Critic.

The 2018 Cruisers’ Choice Destination Awards announced by Cruise Critic lists the Port of Halifax (more info about the port at CruiseMapper) as a Top-Rated US & Canada Cruise Destination. The awards are based entirely on ratings submitted with reviews published on A link to the announcement can be found here: Top 5 US & Canada Cruise Destinations.

Port of Halifax Receives Top-Rated Cruise Destination Award

“This is an incredible recognition for all the operators and tourism partners who work tirelessly to build and promote Nova Scotia as a tourism destination,” said Catherine McGrail, Associate Vice-President, Cruise/Operations and Public Affairs, Halifax Port Authority. “We are fortunate to have strong partners delivering an excellent product that our cruise guests enjoy.”

2018 Halifax Cruise highlights include:

  • 10 scheduled inaugural calls in 2018, starting with the arrival of Norwegian Bliss, a Norwegian Cruise Line vessel, on April 30, 2018.
  • Three visits from Disney Magic on September 17, September 22 and October 2, 2018
  • One visit from Queen Mary 2 on October 5, 2018
  • October 9, 2018 is expected to be the busiest passenger day with over 11,000 cruise guests on five vessels

A complete vessel posting can be found at the Cruise Halifax website here.

Source: Port of Halifax