Haligonians get five more weekends of access to George’s Island – Halifax

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Haligonians will be allowed to visit Georges Island for an additional five weekends this year.Parks Canada announced Tuesday that they’ll be extending the visitor season to the national historic site.The news comes after a high demand for tickets to the island which was not open to the public until this August after a $2 million project to build a permanent wharf was completed.The additional weekends will start Sept. 12 and stretch to the weekend of Oct. 10. Trending Stories Throughout August, Ambassatours Grey Line has been using its Harbour Queen to ferry passengers from Cable Wharf to Georges Island. Story continues below advertisement Tickets can be booked on the company’s website.Despite being located in the middle of Halifax harbour the island was largely off-limits to...