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Harbour Hopper Tours

#4 of 45 Tours in Halifax
Certificate of Excellence
Neighbourhood: Downtown Halifax
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Address: 5050 Salter Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J1T3, Canada
Phone Number: +1 902-490-8687
10:00 - 18:00
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Sun 10:00 - 17:00
Mon - Thu 10:00 - 18:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 20:00
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An Amphibious Assault!

The Harbour Hopper tour in Halifax is a mix of land and sea, while riding in a converted military DUCW vehicle designed to deliver supplies from a ship off shore to the troops on... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Roy B
Vancouver, Canada

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Harbour Hopper tour in Halifax is a mix of land and sea, while riding in a converted military DUCW vehicle designed to deliver supplies from a ship off shore to the troops on land. This amphibious vehicle is a great way to see the downtown area of Halifax, including a splash into the harbour to see the sites from... More 

Thank Roy B
Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our guide was entertaining and informative! By sea we learned about history, shipwrecks, the 1917 ammunition explosion, and the Canadian navy. On land we went past monuments, gardens, historical buildings and shopping.

Thank jackandlillian
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

A bit of a bumpy, windy 30minute ride through the streets of Halifax. Into the water where it was calm and sheltered. A 30 minute trip around the Barbour area. An excellent commentator and a very informative ride. Well worth doing

Thank Peter C
Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

The staff were so friendly! Very knowledgeable and gave such a good summary of the history of Halifax, the tour guide really made her historic stories come to life! Being able to see the harbor as well as downtown was very neat! I would recommend sitting away from the motor at the back, it is incredibly loud. I would strongly... More 

Thank kee93
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

This was truly a great way to see Halifax and learn about it (by land and water). Wonderful staff with so much knowledge on the area. A very unique tour and fun for the whole family.

Thank Jamie W
Kamloops, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

We had been to Halifax before and seen the Harbour Hopper vehicle driving around so we thought we would give it a try. We arrived in plenty of time to take the first one of the day as we had booked a food tour for early afternoon. As it turned out, that was a good thing to do. We had... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is a great fun way to see Halifax!! you are on an amphibian vehicle that takes you on a tour of the sites of Halifax and the finally enters the water and gives you a tour of the harbour before heading back, really great fun tour!!

Thank Graham L
Irvine, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent choice for getting the water and land overview of the Halifax region. We only had a day from our Princess cruise visit and we wanted to get the most out of the 6-7 hours in port. Our cruise ship arrived around 11am so I gave ourselves an additional 3 hours and booked the hopper tour at 2pm. It turned... More 

Thank Beatrice L
Thornhill, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

On this cold and blustery day we actually were trying to get on the Hop on Hop off Bus tour but it was cancelled so we tried this. Our driver Dave and our guide Christine were a great comedy team that threw in enough History to satisfy. Rather do it when it's warm but for sur do it!

Thank Therandman
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Windy and wet day we went on this with a large group. Holds a lot of people. Well organized. Guide was informative and amusing. Handed out rain capes for the water portion of the tour.

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