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Kingston Trolley Tours

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Address: 1 Brock St., Kingston, Ontario K7L 2Z3, Canada
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+1 613-549-5544
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

Kingston's Red Trolleys. Explore with a Hop On Hop Off tour of historic...

Kingston's Red Trolleys. Explore with a Hop On Hop Off tour of historic Kingston, Canada's First Capital. The city has 21 National Historic sites and a UNESCO World Heritage designation. Your Hop on, Hop off Ticket includes admission or discounts to many of the City's 24 museums and galleries. Available as part of a K-PASS Package.

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A history lesson of kingston

This was great to sit on for a while took this tour 4 times and each driver has a different story to tell and enjoyed every one of them I believe the one driver Dave I hope that... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Oakville, Canada
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Oakville, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This was great to sit on for a while took this tour 4 times and each driver has a different story to tell and enjoyed every one of them I believe the one driver Dave I hope that is right but he wears drivers gloves and has been doing this for years has the best stories and if you get... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our tour, especially the RMC campus, which we think may not be accessible without a military pass. The tour guide was knowledgeable and had an amusing store of anecdotes. We were thankful that the canned presentation was not working that day. We saw in an informed way more of Kingston than we had experienced driving around on previous... More 

1 Thank C0C1
Hamilton, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

My wife and I took the trolley tour, and I'm not much on history but the time just flew, the driver really made it a fun and interesting tour. Also it was comfortable, more than I expected it to be.

2 Thank Bruce154990
Gatineau, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

The trolley tour is a must. It always is in any city as you can quickly view the whole place and later decide where you want to go. This is a hop-on, hop-off bus. The driver: “Bran, the guy with the beard and the guy in the ad”, was our guide. Great dude. In November, it is very quiet so... More 

1 Thank Pierre D
Waterloo, Canada
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20 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We took the Haunted Trolley Tour and frankly it was a disappointment. We drove around Kingston in the dark while our driver told tales of ghosts that may or may not have been. He was a very nice man, but lacked the ability to tell his tales in an engaging manner and it would have been nice to occasionally get... More 

1 Thank Ted S
Kingston, Ontario
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20 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

the tour provided a mix of historical history and brought you to some sites that there are supposed hauntings the tour is what you would expect, you are on a bus trolley and your guide tells you the stories, u do get out at the cementary to view sir john a's burial site there are no scary monster that will... More 

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Kingston, Ontario, Canada
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201 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

I was surprised at how good this tour was. I have lived in Kingston for 30 years but took relatives on this tour. It was well run with lots of interesting historical information about Kingston. All the drivers were not equal in their communication skills but it was an enjoyable tour into the history of Kingston and a good way... More 

1 Thank Tom H
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Always a good way of getting an overview of a city. 2 day pass allowed plenty of flexibility. My main criticism was the information given . First bus was a chap who was excellent full of info both historical and current and excellent tourist info but day 2 was quite different. Very little said loads of stuff missed out having... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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122 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

We took the trolley all over town to all the tourist spots and it was great. We also did the ghost trolley tour which we really enjoyed and the history is awesome!

Thank Ijustluv2travel
Toronto, Canada
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

The tour guide we had said that everything happened on the 3rd floor of every building. We used the k-pass, and should have spent our time on anything else. Would not recommend it, unless with the main guide. His trolley customers seemed to be delighted when they returned. Our group was actually angry.

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