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Five Star Taxi Tours is an extended Taxi Service provided by Darrell Downey, a Licensed Taxi Driver for the Halifax Regional Municipality of Halifax. He is a retired Veteran, after 29 years of service with the Regional Police. Darrell was born and...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Halifax, Nova Scotia B3K 3E6, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked a tour with Darrell while in port. This was one of the best tour guides and Darrell was so full of information and took us to places we would have never gone if we were on a cruise ship bus tour. He was...More

Thank Paula4033
Darrell D, Owner at 5 Star Taxi Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks say hi to Juan and the gang.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Darrell provided us with a First Class tour and was and excellent source of information on Halifax and Peggy's Cove. We've traveled the world and used similar services in various ports but Darrell's Tour was exceptional!!! 5 Stars is an appropriate name for his company...More

Thank Jack M
Darrell D, Owner at 5 Star Taxi Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We decided to do a private tour instead of a ship excursion while we were in Halifax and I am so glad that we did. Darrell was an amazing guide, he took us on a tour of Halifax, Peggy's Cove, the Acadian maple store and...More

Thank Masdks
Reviewed 5 August 2018

While in port for the day we wanted to see as much of Halifax as possible. Darrell took us all over in his clean and comfortable van. We had plenty of stops for bathroom breaks, photo opportunities and sightseeing. It was a 5+ hour tour...More

Thank busteezmama
Darrell D, Owner at 5 Star Taxi Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2018

Glad to hear the great compliments and many thanks for taking the time to complete the review. I only wish the other clients could fine the time. Thanks again.

Reviewed 4 July 2018

Darrell Downey provided 5 star services as our guide on June 16th in Halifax, NS. He is one of the most knowledgeable guides, having lived in Halifax his entire life! I am convinced he knows everyone who lives there! If you want a marvelous overview...More

Thank Fayebaby1234
Darrell D, Owner at 5 Star Taxi Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2018

Thanks Faye and say hi to Pat and have a Happy Anniversary in August

Reviewed 29 June 2018

Once we priced the cheesy hop on-hop-off bus tours through the cruise line, we knew that those tours only move at the pace of the weakest link...and there's always "that" group who dictates the cadence for all, while every other tour participant wants to set...More

Thank GoBucsGoRays
Darrell D, Manager at 5 Star Taxi Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2018

Thks for the kind words and I also enjoyed your company and its client's like you folks who keep me wanting to work and show off our beautiful surroundings and history of Halifax.

Reviewed 29 May 2018

My family and I thoroughly enjoyed our tour with Darrell. Knowledgeable with a sense of humor and well established in the community, Darrell will take you on fast and fun paced tour which you will soon not forget. I highly recommend him and his tour.

Thank ncsalvati
Darrell D, Owner at 5 Star Taxi Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2018

Thanks to you and your family, hope Kim is feeling better.

Reviewed 11 May 2018

We had a wonderful tour with Darrell though the weather was raining much of the time. He was retired policeman and had interesting stories to add while telling us the history of Halifax. He was a wealth of information and interesting to listen to. He...More

Thank Maureen W
Darrell D, Owner at 5 Star Taxi Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2018

Thanks Maureen, I also hope to see sometime in the future, hopefully the sun will shine on us then, take care and stay heslthy

Reviewed 30 December 2017

We were looking for a tour that would show us the sites without having to be out in freezing temperatures for prolonged periods. After finding Darrell and his excellent reviews, we emailed and received prompt communication and were able to set up a 5-hour tour...More

Thank m b
Darrell D, Manager at 5 Star Taxi Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 31 December 2017

Thks to you and your mom for the great review

Reviewed 28 December 2017

Darrell Downey MADE our 3 day trip into Halifax. He took us on a day trip around the city of Halifax, Peggy's Cove and all the sights to see in between. He had soo much knowledge about everything Nova Scotia and really made my husband...More

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Darrell D, Manager at 5 Star Taxi Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2017

Thks guys very much appreciated

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8 September 2018|
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Response from GoBucsGoRays | Reviewed this property |
He is highly responsive if you email him through his website, which I’m prohibited from posting due to TA rules, but it is right here in TA attached to his business. I’m unsure if he closely monitors questions posed to other... More
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Kathy L
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Response from Darrell D | Property representative |
Sorry I don't make arrangements for other couples to team up as I had bad experiences in the past as they had different interests
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Response from Maureen W | Reviewed this property |
The website says $300 USD for 5 hours. He can take up to 6 passengers.
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