The Prince of Wales Tower is located at the southern tip of the Halifax peninsula in Point Pleasant Park. Enjoy a scenic walk to the tower and learn about the history of this part of the Halifax Defence Complex through the interpretive panels. Located a mere 2.5km from downtown Halifax, this is an easy and enjoyable stop on any itinerary.

Getting here


5718 Point Pleasant Dr
Halifax NS B3H 1B5

By car
The site is in Point Pleasant Park, at the southern tip of the Halifax Peninsula. Follow South Park Street, then Young Avenue to its end. Turn right and watch for the Tower Road entrance to Point Pleasant Park. Follow the walking trail signs to the Prince of Wales Tower.

By bus
Bus 9 brings you to the entrance of Point Pleasant Park
Service run by Halifax Transit

The closest major airport is Halifax International Airport

Hours of operation

Grounds open year-round


Free admission

Free admission

Facilities and services

Accessible Facilities Accessible services
Information Information
Picnic area Picnic area
Bicycle rental Rentals
Restrooms Restrooms
Bus parking Bus parking
Lookout Lookout
Playground Playground
Kayak rental Rentals
WiFi Wi-Fi
Dogs on leash Dogs on leash
Parking Parking
Canoe rental Rentals
Coffee shop Restaurant or café