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5 Star Taxi Tours

Halifax, Nova Scotia B3K 3E6, Canada
+1 902-489-8294
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Spectacular Way to Spend a Winter Day in Halifax

We were looking for a tour that would show us the sites without having to be out in freezing... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
sumthinsilver
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Portland, Oregon
EAST COAST DONE RIGHT!

Darrell Downey MADE our 3 day trip into Halifax. He took us on a day trip around the city of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
sophg05
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Brampton, Canada
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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 raised in this beautiful Historical City of Halifax and it is his love of this city and its surrounding areas, as well as his life experiences, that mak
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Halifax, Nova Scotia B3K 3E6, Canada
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+1 902-489-8294
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 sumthinsilver
Darrell D, Manager at 5 Star Taxi Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thks to you and your mom for the great review

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

Thks guys very much appreciated

Reviewed 29 October 2017

Darrell is very knowledgable. We had a party of four and we all thought the tour was outstanding. Darrell made it fun and informative. Thank you!

Thank JoAnn G
Darrell D, Manager at 5 Star Taxi Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2017

Thanks for sharing

Reviewed 22 October 2017

If your looking for a personalized small group tour in Halifax, 5 Star Taxi tours is an outstanding choice. There were six of us in our group, and although we knew we were going to Peggy's Cove, Darrell asked right away if there were any...More

1  Thank Thomas M
Darrell D, Owner at 5 Star Taxi Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2017

Thanks for the great review. Glad you all enjoyed the visit and who knows we might met again. Best regards DARRELL

Reviewed 26 September 2017

The six of us got off our cruise ship planning to walk around but found Darrell next in line at the Taxi stand. What lucky timing that turned out to be. We saved a bundle off the ships cost and saw more sites with more...More

Thank bjk1232017
Darrell D, Owner at 5 Star Taxi Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Thank you

Reviewed 17 September 2017

We visited Halifax, NS 9/29/2011 Arrived on the Caribbean Princess and were lucky enough to engage with Darrell, he gave us a tour and a full day in Halifax, it was so memorable, I tell everyone about Darrell. Thank you Darrell for a wonderful day...More

Thank Kathleen S
Darrell D, Front Office Manager at 5 Star Taxi Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Thank you

Reviewed 13 September 2017

Booking with Darrell rather than the "cruise tour" was such a win for us. To have a 5 hr. tour with Darrell, who is a native of Halifax and a former police officer, was a plus! He definitely knew all the places to go and...More

Thank artzwall
Darrell D, Owner at 5 Star Taxi Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2017

Thank you kindly

Reviewed 11 September 2017

We made a day tour to Mahone Bay, Lunenburg and Peggies Cove. The tour was booked through another tour office (New England Tours - absolutely not recommendable) and Darrell was bound to be our driver! He waited for us absolutely in time in front of...More

Thank HeinMan
Darrell D, Owner at 5 Star Taxi Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Thanks very much and I'm glad that things turned out great for you folks, Darrell 5startaxitours.ca

Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

It was a very enjoyable and an informative tour around Halifax! Darrell is very knowledgable and has many stories to go along with whatever we were seeing. He answered all of our questions and had a great sense of humour! Darrell even went out of...More

Thank Jamie L
Darrell D, Owner at 5 Star Taxi Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2017

Thanks and have a safe trip back to the West coast

Reviewed 20 July 2017

Don't go with any other tour guide if you come to Halifax, Nova Scotia. Darrell Downey is simply the best, his tour of Halifax and Peggy's Cove is nothing short of great fun and very informative. We have used other guides before but they were...More

Thank Charli13London
Darrell D, Owner at 5 Star Taxi Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2017

Thank you very much for all the kind words, maybe we'll meet again.

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