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Harbour Hippo

Lower Prince St. Wharf, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada
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Harbour Hippo Land and Sea

Great way to spend a hour. Although we had been in the city for a few days, we learnt more on this... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
DreamOn23
Excellent city tour

I took my two young grandkids on the Hippo, they thoroughly enjoyed it. Guide Page made it special... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
mikechapman2018
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Charlottetown, Canada
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  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
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“captain tom” (7 reviews)
“tour guide” (22 reviews)
“land and sea” (6 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Lower Prince St. Wharf, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada
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"great tour"
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Great way to spend a hour. Although we had been in the city for a few days, we learnt more on this tour in an hour than anything prior. Great value for money and it was fun.

2  Thank DreamOn23
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I took my two young grandkids on the Hippo, they thoroughly enjoyed it. Guide Page made it special for them, highly recommend

3  Thank mikechapman2018
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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Dirty, smelled terrible, bad staff and the worst owners we have ever seen. After we seen the unsafe conditions we asked for our money back and were refused we contracted the government to put in a complaint. Stay away far away

4  Thank Abby S
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Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

Long time ago I would recommend this to anyone thanks for the services and staff is good and but I don't remember what year

2  Thank Michelle A
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Reviewed 28 September 2017

We had a spirited tour guide who grew up on PEI who shared fun informative information. It was fun to tour both on land and in the water.

3  Thank Teresa L
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Reviewed 26 September 2017

What a great find. Got off the ship with no plans and found the "Hippopotubus" just as we started into town. For $15 bucks/pp it was a great tour of the town and it gave us the lay of the land for our walk around...More

2  Thank Dave H
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Reviewed 20 September 2017

We took the bus tour not the amphibian tour. The upstairs of the bus is open air. Our tour guide was excellent and the driver was safe and conscientious. The tour encompassed the entire city and was very informative. We were able to see some...More

2  Thank lolly n
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Reviewed 18 September 2017

We had a great day out with our guide Maddie and Captain Tom. They were both very friendly and knowledgeable. We were able to get around to a lot of the points of interest in Charlottetown and then into the harbour water for a different...More

1  Thank SnowWhite5
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Reviewed 15 September 2017

The Harbour Hippo is an amphibian boat that takes you around the seashore neighbourhoods and then a dip in the bay. Funny looking boat just makes you laugh when you look at it.The guide was darling and had lots of fun things to say as...More

1  Thank PennyfromPinehurst
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

My spouse and I paid out senior admission of 25 dollars Canadian for a fun trip around old Charlottown and a very unique dunking in the sea. The vehicle is a 1950's era amphibious duck, most likely military surplus. It seats about 35 including interpreter...More

1  Thank tina s
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