The sights of Halifax’s natural beauty might take your breath away, but the fresh ocean breeze will bring it right back.

Canada’s Ocean Playground

From water sports like sailing, paddling, deep-sea fishing and surfing, no matter where you are in Halifax, you're never far from the ocean. And with short commutes and easy access to nature, you can get from the boardroom to the beach in just 30 minutes.

Enjoy over 900 parks and 20+ public campgrounds.

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Rugged coastline that stretches over 150km in length.

Enjoy water sports like sailing, paddling, deep-sea fishing, and year-round surfing.

Across Halifax, you’ll find urban, rural, suburban, and protected wilderness areas.

Get from the boardroom to the beach in 30 minutes.

Walk or bike over 425km of trails.

Parks and trails highlight

Across Halifax, you will find over 917 different parks and 425 km of trails to discover and explore, including:

Halifax Commons

Halifax Public GardensPoint Pleasant Park
Hemlock Ravine ParkChain of Lakes Trail100 Wild Islands

Shubie Park

Shaw Wilderness ParkLong Lake

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