With its beautiful scenery and so much to do, Halifax has become a very popular cruise port and is currently included on every New England/Canada itinerary and most Northern Transatlantic crossings as well. In fact, the city gets over 250,000 cruise visitors every year.
This port of call is a stop for all the large cruise lines including Holland America, Princess, Norwegian, Carnival, Royal Caribbean, Celebrity, Oceania, Silversea, Crystal Cruises, Cunard and P&O.
Founded in 1749, Halifax is the capital of Nova Scotia, one of the Atlantic Provinces in Canada, and has grown into a very modern city. With just under 400,000 residents, it has the largest population for a Canadian metropolitan area east of Quebec City.