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Harbour Hopper Tours

1751 Lower Water Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3E4, Canada (Downtown Halifax)
(902) 490-8687
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Ranked #17 of 59 Activities in Halifax
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Millis, Massachusetts
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103 reviews 103 reviews
35 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

A group of 6 friends from the States were spending 9 days in Nova Scotia and PEI trying to see as much as possible in that time frame. We only had one night and half day in Halifax so the best way to see the city was on a duck boat called the Harbour Hopper. We had a very energetic... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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24 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 via mobile

We had pre booked this tour and unfortunately the weather was rainy. Because of the heavy plastic covering the open air vehicle we were unable to see any of the sights clearly. The tour guide was knowledgeable and personable, but did little to enhance our tour.

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Ligonier, Pennsylvania
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27 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Booked this tour on-line and after finding there location (could use a sign on Lower Water St.) to direct you in the right direction. Very informative tour of Halifax then out into the bay past the Navy ships and submarine. Always wanted to try a duck tour and we really enjoyed it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

We had such a good time on this tour! The tour guide was funny and knowledgeable about Halifax. It was fun to go out in the water and see the harbor. We like to do a tour first, so we can see what we'd like to do on our own. We felt like we learned a lot, it was reasonably... More

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Regina, Canada
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30 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We selected the harbour hopper as our first excursion of the day ... it provided us with an overview of what Halifax had to offer, provided some local history and it was fun going from land to water in the same tour. The tour guide was a university student with quirky jokes ... but it made the tour entertaining. I'm... More

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Chatham, Canada
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

It is exactly what I expected it to be, which is a quick informative fun ride around Halifax. Nothing more, nothing less. The guide was a bit over the top at times, but hey, he's a university student trying to earn tips, so we'll forgive him for that.

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Calgary, Canada
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45 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 via mobile

We had a terrible experience with harbor hopper and in general Murphy tours. They offer many different options on boats for tours.In town for A local wedding many of our out of town guests were wanting to explore Halifax. We bought 6 tickets on the 1:15 hopper, the only timing Hopper had left that would work with everyone's schedule. We... More

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Sydney, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

My best friend and I took this Harbour Hopper tour, and had a blast. We started in Halifax Harbour, and up and around Citadel Hill, then around Halifax. I would recommend Harbour Hopper Tours to anybody, who's looking for a fun way to see the city of Halifax. I almost felt like a kid again :) Did this in July,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Educational, funny, informative all in one amphibious place. Definitely worth having a go. You get information on the city, to see various landmarks, and also get a view from the harbor.

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Toronto
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61 attraction reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

This was an entertaining way to see the city..our guide was funny and fun and informative. It's kinda cool to start on land...go in the water as a boat see some of the harbour and come back on land again..all of us enjoyed it:-)

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