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Halifax Big Pink Hop On Hop Off Tour

| Halifax Seaport, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 4P8, Canada
+1 902-423-6242
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Handy transportation!

I like using the hop on hop off bus when visiting a city, to familiarize myself with the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Karen D
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Winnipeg, Canada
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Excellent Experience!

We took the tour on a busy day with lots of cruise ships in the harbour and lots of tourists. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Leanne C
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Hop on Hop off by Double Decker Halifax - All Day Pass • See Top Halifax Highlights • Visit the Titanic Cemetery • Freedom & Flexibility • Tour Guide on site at Titanic stop providing full commentary Board your brightly painted, vintage Double Decker bus as Hop-On Hop-Off Halifax showcases the very best this diverse and cosmopolitan city has to offer. See a historic and revitalized downtown core, to the stunning waterfront landscapes, and hear legendary stories of both the Titanic sinking and the 100-year-old Halifax Explosion. With your all day pass, climb aboard and enjoy the freedom and flexibility to see the city sights on your own schedule while enjoying the comfort and convenience of the double decker bus service. While on board, you will hear about the many marvels of Halifax with the help of the on-board tour guide who will provide narration covering a plethora of topics. Hop off at the famous TITANIC Cemetery. As you peruse the tranquil setting enjoy speaking to the on-site Gray Line tour guide who will inform, enlighten and engage you with stories behind the headstones and of those passengers who are laid to rest in Halifax. Hop-On Hop-Off by Double Decker Halifax is easy and fun to use. The 90-minute round trip route begins at the cruise terminal where you board the bus and enjoy the ride until you reach a part of the city you would like to see in more detail. Hop off and explore at your leisure before re-boarding and continuing on with the tour. A brochure provides a detailed map to help you plan your day with ease and accuracy. This program is available to both the public and cruise ship guests. This service only operates on cruise ship dates. Public - purchase tickets at the Gray Line sightseeing kiosk on the Halifax waterfront. Cruise guests - purchase at your shore excursion desk onboard. Admissions into sites and attractions are not included.
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  • Average8%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible10%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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| Halifax Seaport, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 4P8, Canada
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I like using the hop on hop off bus when visiting a city, to familiarize myself with the attractions and to learn more about the city. Then I choose which places I would like to see more of. Mel was our guide and he did...More

Thank Karen D
Ambassatours G, Guest Relations Manager at Halifax Big Pink Hop On Hop Off Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for the kind review and wonderful comments! The staff and I are so glad you chose Hop on Hop off and even more pleased that you had a nice experience! We will be sure to pass on your kind words to Mel and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took the tour on a busy day with lots of cruise ships in the harbour and lots of tourists. The staff were very helpful and available anytime we had a question. The service was very easy to use, came frequently enough we didn't wait...More

Thank Leanne C
Ambassatours G, Guest Relations Manager at Halifax Big Pink Hop On Hop Off Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

My sincere thanks for taking the time to write a review on our Hop on Hop off tour. Your 5-star comments are so very much appreciated by our wonderful staff who work so hard to ensure our valued customers, like yourself, are well looked after....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to take this tour as it seemed like a great way to see the city. We were right. The tour was wonderful. Jim, our tour guide, was very knowledgeable. He fit the part perfectly in his kilt. He pointed out many interesting sights...More

Thank Janice N
Ambassatours G, Guest Relations Manager at Halifax Big Pink Hop On Hop Off Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your recent review! We greatly appreciate your recognition of our staff and have posted a copy of your kudos for the entire team. We are very happy you enjoyed your tour and hope to see you again in the near future!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have visited Halifax many times and done various tours with family and friends. I loved the big pink bus hop on hop off tour! Peter the tour guide was so knowledgable and clearly loves Halifax. I learned a lot of things and saw sites...More

1  Thank Diane M
Ambassatours G, Guest Relations Manager at Halifax Big Pink Hop On Hop Off Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review our Hop on Hop off tour. We are so pleased you had a nice time and I'll be sure to send your kind words along to our tour guide Peter! Thank you for recognizing our support to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I made a very good decision to take the Hop On Hop Off bus tour. It was a great way to see many of the highlights of Halifax as we rode along in the double decker bus. A well spoken and knowledgeable...More

Thank rcrombez
Ambassatours G, Guest Relations Manager at Halifax Big Pink Hop On Hop Off Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for the stellar review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your experience and hope to see you again in the near future.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our tour guide, Debbie, was wonderful! First of all she looked grand in her Nova Scotia tartan kilt and secondly she was very knowledgeable . She told us so many interesting anecdotes about the men and women and children who perished in the sinking of...More

Thank janicechristie
Ambassatours G, Guest Relations Manager at Halifax Big Pink Hop On Hop Off Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

On behalf of the entire Hop on Hop off team, thank you so much for the wonderful 5-star review! Hearing positive feedback such as yours really makes our day! I will be sure to pass on your kind remarks to our guide Debbie!

Reviewed 15 July 2017

My wife and I took this bus, as we wanted to go to the Fairlawn Cemetary as an excursion from the Queen Mary 2 and the bus was easy to find, the staff very friendly, helpful and informative and we learn't other things about Halifax...More

Thank the_cadmans
Ambassatours G, Guest Relations Manager at Halifax Big Pink Hop On Hop Off Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

My sincere thanks for taking the time to write a review on our Hop on Hop off tour. Your positive comments are very much appreciated by our staff that work hard to make sure valued customers like yourself, are looked after. So glad you took...More

Reviewed 10 July 2017

We have done these in lots of cities and really, it is good value for the money and worth the time. We saw most of the city hot spots and the narration was worthwhile. It made jumping off at the gardens and other locations easy....More

1  Thank ToonTownFarmer
Ambassatours G, Guest Relations Manager at Halifax Big Pink Hop On Hop Off Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

We are absolutely delighted that you enjoyed your Hop on Hop off tour! Thank you for the feedback it wonderful to hear from you our valued customer, and appreciate your patronage. We look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed 20 June 2017

Did the hop on hop off tour of Halifax today. Bus was clean and comfortable. The guides were quite knowledgeable and each added their own personality to their talk which made it more interesting. Would do it again but start earlier in the day to...More

Thank Pam N
Ambassatours G, Guest Relations Manager at Halifax Big Pink Hop On Hop Off Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review our Hop on Hop off! We are glad to hear you enjoyed yourself and hope you will return someday soon.

Reviewed 16 June 2017

I was on a cruise from Boston to Montreal. We docked in Halifax on June 5th. Once out off the cruise terminal i found an employee of the bus company (not an employee of the cruise lin).. He said that the fare was $49.95 per...More

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Ambassatours G, Guest Relations Manager at Halifax Big Pink Hop On Hop Off Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2017

Thank you for taking the time to express your views of your experience while in Halifax. I am sorry you were not clearly delivered of the pricing/cost information of the Hop on Hop off. The staff at the cruise terminal work directly as an extension...More

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Jack M
20 August 2017|
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Response from Ambassatours G | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. It is easiest for you to purchase at your shore excursion desk onboard. However, if you'd prefer to buy pierside at the cruise terminal the price is the same as the ship price and just charged... More
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slbuck
11 August 2017|
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Response from PMFHalifax | Property representative |
Yes all buses stop at both the Maritime Museum and the Fairview Lawn Cemetery. I would buy through your ship as the buses pick up outside the doors at the cruise terminal, which is really convenient.
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jkr52204
10 August 2017|
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Response from Diane M | Reviewed this property |
yes you can get off at the Cemetery where there is a guide waiting for you to take you through the cemetery and explain the Titanic burials.
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