Port of Halifax Welcomes Queen Victoria, Cunard Line’s Newest Vessel on Friday


October 1, 2009, Halifax, N.SThe Port of Halifax welcomes the newest vessel of  Cunard Line, Queen Victoria, on October 2, 2009.  Queen Victoria will do a Harbour Tour before it berths along the Halifax Seaport.

Please see the Map for further details on viewing locations along the Dartmouth and Halifax Waterfront. 


Harbour Tour Details- Best Times for Viewing:


1 – Point Pleasant Park, 7:30 am
2 – Woodside Ferry Terminal, 7:45 am
3 – Nova Scotia Hospital, 7:55 am
4 – Dartmouth Ferry Terminal, 8:10 am
5 – Historic Properties, 8:20 am





Please Note: Queen Victoria’s Captain, Ian McNaught, will be available for media interviews on Friday morning at 9:45am.  Please report to 1215 Marginal Road, Halifax Port Authority Administration Building, along the Halifax Seaport.  Interviews will take place in front of the Samuel Cunard statue. 


A news release will be issued by the Halifax Port Authority on Friday morning regarding Queen Victoria’s inaugural call to Halifax.



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Michele Peveril

Port of Halifax

(902) 426-1060


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