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Halifax Big Pink Hop On Hop Off Tour

| Halifax Seaport, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 4P8, Canada
+1 902-499-2324
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Efficient and Valued Tour of the City of Halifax

We have tried other hop on/off bus tours on other cities. This is the first that has both a driver... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Francis P
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Walnut, California
Wonderful Halifax History

This hop on hop off bus costs $65 a head. This may sound expensive but you are riding on double... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Claudetteth
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Charlottetown, Canada
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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.
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible12%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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| Halifax Seaport, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 4P8, Canada
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+1 902-499-2324

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Reviewed 5 days ago

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

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

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!

Reviewed 6 days ago 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

Thank Claudetteth
Ambassatours G, Guest Relations Manager at Halifax Big Pink Hop On Hop Off Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

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

Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Thank billy501
Ambassatours G, Guest Relations Manager at Halifax Big Pink Hop On Hop Off Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

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

Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Thank TJ2500
Ambassatours G, Guest Relations Manager at Halifax Big Pink Hop On Hop Off Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just arrived off a cruise ship and found this very well organised,helpful drivers and guides. Guide superb at Fairlawn Cemetery. It was great travelling around on an old London Bus. Company also offered a small free train that went around the townMore

Thank Jean M
Ambassatours G, Guest Relations Manager at Halifax Big Pink Hop On Hop Off Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your comments regarding your recent experience our Hop on Hop off. We appreciate your feedback, and as you can see by the many recent Trip Advisor guest comments we are maintaining our high standards and exceptional customer service. The road train is...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The bus tour was fine, but the price is outrageous, have been on many tours in many countries and this was by far the most expensive for an hour and a half tour! Should be about half the price, surprising for a Canadian city!More

Thank allan J
Ambassatours G, Guest Relations Manager at Halifax Big Pink Hop On Hop Off Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. I am pleased you enjoyed the tour but felt the price was too high. Although the program loop is only 90 minutes pier to pier; the intended purpose is to allow guests the freedom and flexibility to hop on and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We boarded the bus at it's first stop which was beside the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21. The 90 minute bus tour was wonderful as we were able to have a lovely overview of Halifax. It is especially good for our visually impaired...More

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Ambassatours G, Guest Relations Manager at Halifax Big Pink Hop On Hop Off Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Wow, thank you very much for the 5-star review! Your kind comments are much appreciated! So pleased you enjoyed both your Hop on Hop off tour of our city and Kathleen's commentary. Hope to see you again in the near future.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We often use the Hop-on Hop-off service when visiting a city to get our bearings. It is much cheaper than using the cruise ship service. At Halifax the service was operated by Grey Line's ex-London Routemaster buses with superb commentaries and friendly staff. The price...More

Thank John E
Ambassatours G, Guest Relations Manager at Halifax Big Pink Hop On Hop Off Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Firstly, we would like to thank you for providing us with feedback regarding your most recent Hop on Hop off experience. Honest reviews are truly instrumental to the success of any business and without you, there is no us! I am so glad to hear...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A fun visit with the convertible boat... real fun and informative.. must experience in summer.can see some dolphins in water as well

Thank Priya G
Ambassatours G, Guest Relations Manager at Halifax Big Pink Hop On Hop Off Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. I believe you are referring to our Harbour Hopper Tour which is conducted on an amphibious vehicle (touring by land and water), and not Hop on Hop off. Glad you had fun!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My previous review was more about the Bus Tour company itself. This review is about Halifax. The stops the bus makes are very interesting. One of the stops was at the Citadel. This is an old fort / castle manned by the Scottish Regiment. They...More

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Ambassatours G, Guest Relations Manager at Halifax Big Pink Hop On Hop Off Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I am glad you enjoyed your tour with us, and that our city sites/sights have pleased you. We are very proud to provide the very best experience to our customers. Thank you, and we look forward to seeing you again....maybe next time not on such...More

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Jacleen8
17 September 2017|
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Response from the_cadmans | Reviewed this property |
If your on a cruise ship, sadly it is best to purchase them on board, as other trip advisor reports suggest cruise passengers get preference, but this was not the case when we visited, as the bus wasn't so busy. Otherwise by... More
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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
20 August 2017|
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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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