Book a flight from Stephenville to Halifax for a seaside city overflowing with cultural attractions, and countless chances to brush up on your Canadian history.
From the heights of Citadel Hill, you can get a closer look at Halifax’s star-shaped fort dating back to 1749. When you’re ready to marvel at some more maritime wonders, head to the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic or the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 - both within 15 minutes of each other. You’ll find yourself steeped in maritime heritage and the area’s cultural history.
Many Halifax attractions are a breath of fresh seaside air. For a quick getaway from the city centre, try McNabs Island, popular for its hiking trails, campsites, and historic military sites. Point Pleasant Park is another notable Halifax point of interest.
Visitors can explore coastal ecosystems, ruins of historic forts, and forests along Pleasant Park’s 39 km of walking trails. These wide and easy trails make outdoor fun a breeze for the whole family. There are also picnic areas and a beach to make any family outing complete.
Back in the heart of the city, natural beauty awaits at the Halifax Public Gardens. A walk through this well-kept garden will take you on an aesthetic trip through the Victorian era. Halifax Public Gardens isn’t only a haven for colourful seasonal blooms.
This Halifax attraction dates back to the mid-1800s, and includes statues, fountains, and a bandstand all in the Victorian style. Free tours of the gardens are a great way to get a thorough understanding of one of the best remaining examples of Victorian-style gardens in North America.
Fly from Stephenville to Halifax and sail the cultural high seas of this maritime city.
Fly from Stephenville to Halifax for some outdoor fun at Point Pleasant Park. Situated in the South End, this Halifax attraction is a popular spot for both tourists and locals who want to take in the area’s beauty. Point Pleasant Park’s expansive paths offer plenty of opportunity for biking and hiking through forested areas and along the scenic shoreline.
When you’re not up and about exploring, take a break at Black Rock Beach or one of the park’s picnic areas. Whether or not you decide to go for a dip in the Atlantic, Point Pleasant Park offers spectacular views of the ocean, including the mouth of Halifax Harbour and the Northwest Arm.
Point Pleasant offers more than just outdoor recreation. History buffs will enjoy visiting the ruins of old British fortresses around the park. Its location made it a prime spot for fortification in past centuries, until it was put out of military action in 1866.
For more art and less military matters, check out Shakespeare by the Sea. This theatre has been staging productions of popular Shakespeare comedies and tragedies since the early 90s.
Fly from Stephenville to Halifax for Atlantic Ocean views and a peek into British-Canadian history.
Fly from Stephenville to Halifax and head over to the Spring Garden Area.
This pretty part of downtown Halifax is known for its wide selection of fashion boutiques. The neighbourhood impressively boasts hundreds of varied retail stores and Spring Garden Place, which provides a perfect mix of boutique and mall-style shopping.
The Spring Garden Area lives up to its name with the Halifax Public Gardens. This Halifax attraction is picture perfect year-round, whether in full bloom or covered in snow. Its colourful tropical and local plants are a nature lover’s delight. Topped off with complementary statues, fountains, and wrought iron gates, all visitors can appreciate the garden’s picturesque beauty.
When it’s time to treat yourself, the Spring Garden Area is the perfect place to visit. Schedule some relaxing services from the area’s spas and salons to get thoroughly pampered after your shopping trip. A massage, manicure, or facial is the perfect way top off a great day in the Spring Garden Area.
When you’re ready to grab a bite, this neighbourhood has everything from affordable pub fare to fine dining and multi-ethnic eateries. If you’re looking for something light, try one of the area’s trendy cafés.
Fly from Stephenville to Halifax and let your inner shopaholic spring into action in the Spring Garden Area.
Fly non-stop from Stephenville International Airport (YJT) to Halifax Stanfield International Airport (YHZ). Stephenville to Halifax flight time is 1 hour on average. The distance from Stephenville to Halifax is around 555 km / 345 mi.
Enjoy complimentary drinks and snacks along the way.
Porter’s check-in desk is located in the departures area.
Stephenville International Airport (YJT) is about 2 km / 1 mi from downtown Stephenville.
Please allow sufficient time to drop off your car rental before your departing flight.
Taxis from downtown are available.
Halifax Stanfield International Airport (YHZ) is about 35 km / 24 mi from downtown Halifax.
Take the Metro Transit 320 bus from the airport stop. The fare is $3.50 CAD.
Car rental services are available at the airport parkade, on the lower level of Halifax Stanfield International Airport (YHZ).
Taxi and car service to downtown cost about $55 CAD.
The Airport Express shuttle bus provides service from the airport to downtown, during the summer months. The fare is $22 CAD.