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Hamilton Waterfront Trolley

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Address: 47 Discovery Drive | Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario L8L 8K4, Canada
Phone Number: +1 905-525-4498

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See the sites without the long walk

The Trolley is very busy in the summer starting out by William's Restaurant, just east of James Street South,. The trolley goes all the way to Princess Point and if it is very... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Trolley is very busy in the summer starting out by William's Restaurant, just east of James Street South,. The trolley goes all the way to Princess Point and if it is very hot, probably better to take the trolley than walking in the heat. There is a guide on board that tells about interesting sites along the way. Not... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Nice informative tour of the park. Lots of history and interesting facts presented about the harbour. Reasonably priced.

Thank Curt A
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

We hadn't heard of the Waterfront Trolley until arriving in Hamilton and decided to see what it was all about. We caught the free bus on James Street to the waterfront, which dropped us off right at the harbour, in front of the trolley stop outside the restaurant and ice cream parlour. After boarding the conductor came by to collect... More 

Thank JanaToronto
Hamilton, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Great way to spend the day outside. For a small cost you cal get on the trolly and go for a ride. You definitely get your money's worth - it's a great long trolly ride along the water. You can make a day out of it down by the water. There is a William's Cafe, ice cream shop, stand for... More 

Thank Beachy--Keen--Barb
Hamilton, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

Worth taking in the summer, I think it's still under $5/ride but do bring a pillow (it is a bit bumpy), a sweater (it's chilly by the water) and maybe some mosquito repellent if you're doing it in the afternoon. Stop by Scoops at the Waterfront beforehand and get a scoop of ice cream. Much more fun like that.

Thank Mira_que_Bella
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed the Trolley ride. It's great for families young and old and gives a nice tour of the area. You have the option of getting on and off however we chose to stay on. I didn't realize how lovely the waterfront and it's trails were. The location is easy to get to, free parking and great value for... More 

Thank SusW
Hamilton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Great little ride kids loved it... Its a good long ride travelling all the way to rbg area great little tour while visiting the water front Take the kids they will have a good time.

1 Thank Raine F
Hamilton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

A very nice tour, my family and I really enjoyed it. The tour is 1h 10m long and is about 13km in distance as per the tour guide operator. You really get to see a lot of the waterfront and parks in the area. Your kids will have a blast. It was very nice and I highly recommend this tour.

1 Thank Monoskier2112
Hamilton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

A nice, relaxing way to tour the waterfront. Great for those not up to a long walk - and really good for the price.

Thank hamilton_guesthouse
Hamilton, Ontario
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016

This was great for an afternoon family outing with young children or persons with disabilities. The train gave us a great little tour. Our children loved ringing the bell for the train and we stopped for ice cream after the train stopped to drop us off.

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