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Halifax Big Pink Hop On Hop Off Tour

| Halifax Seaport, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 4P8, Canada
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A great way to get around Halifax with a tour guide explaining all the areas you pass by.Buses run... read more

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Bill B
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Cape Coral, Florida
Gray line hop on hop off Halifax - over priced

Compared to most other cities (including London Paris Amsterdam Copenhagen Quebec City) this trip... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Hal 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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| Halifax Seaport, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 4P8, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

A great way to get around Halifax with a tour guide explaining all the areas you pass by.Buses run often so when you get off to see a site you are interested in there is no long wait to board buses for your next stop.A...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Compared to most other cities (including London Paris Amsterdam Copenhagen Quebec City) this trip is overpriced. It is rather short and has limited attractions to get off of that you couldn't walk to from anyone of their first 3 stops. Its $64 per person and...More

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

Hello Hal C. Thank you for your review of our Hop on Hop off tour. We appreciate your comments and pleased you found our drivers and guides to be nice. Our route is 90 minutes pier to pier (if you stepped on a bus and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

June 14, 2018 To Whom It May Concern, I hope this day finds you well. On Saturday, June 02, 2018, I took a 7-day Canada & New England cruise from New York by way of the Norwegian Gem. That cruise line arrived in Halifax, Nova...More

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Ambassatours G, Manager at Halifax Big Pink Hop On Hop Off Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Oh wow Sharilyn!! We are thrilled to receive your amazing note! We are very fortunate to work with terrific industry partners like the Citadel, who have great staff too! Our staff - Bruce, Rick and our tour guides at our Hop on Hop off -...More

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Reviewed 7 May 2018

Just a friendly warning to all that this is a highly seasonal attraction. Unless you are coming in by cruise ship, this is not available except from mid-June to September. However, in some strange way I was allowed to book a ticket for May for...More

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Ambassatours G, Guest Relations Manager at Halifax Big Pink Hop On Hop Off Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2018

Hi Angela, Thank you for your kind words...and your understanding when thinking you were going on a tour that did not materialize! You are correct in stating we are highly dependent on our summer/fall tourists, in particular during the cruise season, to operate Hop on...More

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Reviewed 16 November 2017

We had been to Halifax before so decided to do the hop on hop off & so glad we did. Saw alot of wonderful sites we would not otherwise seen on our own.

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review. Glad you enjoyed your tour and our beautiful city! Hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed 29 October 2017

We were here for a day and I think it was a good way to see Halifax. I would have like to stay longer. Very informative driver.

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Ambassatours G, Guest Relations Manager at Halifax Big Pink Hop On Hop Off Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write your review of our tour, your comments are very much valued. Hope to see you again in the future!

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Reviewed 19 October 2017

We have tried other hop on/off bus tours on other cities. This is the first that has both a driver and a tour guide on each bus. Unlike other buses where the tour is narrated via a pre-recorded earphones, the on-board guide provided on-the-spot narrations...More

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Ambassatours G, Guest Relations Manager at Halifax Big Pink Hop On Hop Off Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2017

Thank you for your wonderful review! We are so glad you found our tour program to be above average and recommendation worthy! I will be sure to pass on your kind words to our dedicated staff. We look forward to serving you again soon!

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Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

This hop on hop off bus costs $65 a head. This may sound expensive but you are riding on double decker buses from the 1960's from Britain. You also get a real live body giving the commentary while you ride the full 90 mins of...More

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Ambassatours G, Guest Relations Manager at Halifax Big Pink Hop On Hop Off Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2017

Thank you for your recent review, and your thorough review of our tour. We so appreciate your kind words. We take the comments of our guests very seriously, as our goal is to always improve on meeting and exceeding visitors’ expectations. I am very pleased...More

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Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

This hop on/hop off has a separate driver and guide on each bus. This way he can talk about each site as the bus goes by it and answer questions without disturbing the driver. They even had a guide greet us at the Titanic Cemetery...More

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Ambassatours G, Guest Relations Manager at Halifax Big Pink Hop On Hop Off Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2017

Firstly, we would like to thank you for providing us with feedback regarding your most recent experience with us. Feedback is truly instrumental to the success of any business and without you, there is no us. We do truly care deeply about your experience that...More

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Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

This tour is significantly overpriced in comparison to cities in Other major cities (in North America, Australia and Western Europe). Seem to thrive on cruise ship traffic to detriment of other tourists. We (a Canadian and an Australian) passed given excessive price. Close to $70...More

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Ambassatours G, Guest Relations Manager at Halifax Big Pink Hop On Hop Off Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2017

Thank you for your comments, we appreciate that you took time to provide us valuable feedback. I am sorry you felt the tour was too expensive. You are indeed correct in saying our beloved vintage Double Deckers take money and time to be lovingly cared...More

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Jacleen8
17 September 2017|
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Response from scubaga | Property representative |
At the pier.
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desertrats2014
17 September 2017|
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Response from PMFHalifax | Property representative |
The route covers approximately 13 kms in Halifax. The complete route takes 90 minutes to go around if you decide not to Hop off. You can use the service all day long! There are 12 stops to choose from.... the highlights... More
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Jack M
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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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