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Halifax Travel Guide

Halifax Sports & Activities

Uncover sports & activities in Halifax with our insider's guide.

Canoeing

St. Mary's Boat Club. Beautiful century-old homes dot the placid Northwest Arm, and the bench of a canoe is definitely the best seat from which...

Golf

Glen Arbour. Natural features, including elevation changes and mature woodlands, lakes, and streams, make the 18-hole championship course here...

Hiking

McNab's Island. At the mouth of Halifax Harbour, this island appeals to adventuresome spirits. Accessible only by boat, it has 14 km (9 miles...

Horseback Riding

Hatfield Farm Adventures. Horseback-riding experiences are available for all levels, including trail rides (C$37–C$51), lessons (C$59 for two...

Sea Kayaking

East Coast Outfitters. About 31 km (19 miles) from downtown Halifax off Highway 333, this outfitter rents kayaking equipment and offers instruction...

Swimming

Chocolate Lake. In summer, lifeguards supervise this lake, just off the Northwest Arm, that's popular for swimming. The name doesn't mean that...

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