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Harbour Hippo

Lower Prince St. Wharf, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada
(902) 628-TOUR
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Ranked #15 of 26 activities in Charlottetown
Type: Tours
Most recent review
- Aug 23, 2013
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New Glasgow, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

We started planning in February for our great Charlottetown adventure with our daughter and our three grandchildren. To begin, we booked tickets to Anne of Green Gables. Next, we contacted Tourism PEI, for advice on an activity to participate in while in Charlottetown, and they recommended this attraction. We called Harbour Hippo about 2 weeks in advance, and were told... More

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Quinte West
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13 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

Fun way to tour Charlottetown on a hot day. Open amphibian bus and boat tour. Fun and educational. See a vibrant city from two angles. On land and from the water. Well worth the price.

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Waterloo, Canada
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44 reviews 44 reviews
11 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013 via mobile

My children and I took the Hippo Harbour cruise in Charlottetown and had a good time. It was less engaging than the Halifax version of the same tour, but still fun. It is a great way to get a quick tour of the historical sights. It is a bit costly - I think it was $70 something for one adult... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

I think this tour must really depend on the guide you get because I really wanted to like it and have enjoyed this type tour other places but our experience was not what the others write about. There just was not anything to see that we had not walked to in our own exploring. I want to be kind, but... More

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Niagara Falls CANADA
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36 reviews 36 reviews
14 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

The Harbour Hippp is really cool! First they take you on a short tour of some of the main streets in Charlottetown, then back the wharf. Then into the water you go! From the street to the water in the same vehicle! You get a nice little tour of the harbour from the water as well! It's fun and the... More

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Victoria, Canada
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29 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013 via mobile

My family enjoyed this land and water tour is charlottetown. It was neat to see the historic buildings and get the stories behind them, as well as get out on the water and see the town from the harbour side! The tour guide was entertaining and fun, although her mike was a little loud! All in all, we are glad... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2012

This is a great little tour to do in Charlottetown...it does not take long and it is not overly expensive. Our tour guide, Brandon, was hilarious and made this tour so much fun and full of laughs. This Hippo takes you around downtown and then dives into the water for a harbour tour. Great fun. And, here's some good advice...after... More

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Fort McMurray, Canada
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41 reviews 41 reviews
16 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012

What a great experience this tour was. Driving through downtown Charlottetown, learning about all the great history this city has, then going into the water was so cool. We have done this tour 2 times and would go again next time we are on the Island.

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UK
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37 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012

We wanted a general guide of Charlottetown and this was very good. The Hippo goes on both land and water so takes you past the main sites in the town and then for a ride in the water. Our guide, Carlos, was very very helpful (we came to ask for information the day before) and knowledgeable and definitely made the... More

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Dundas, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2012

Getting the best of both worlds (land and water) was a great way to tour Charlottetown. The guide was informative and provided a lot of interesting facts. This was an appropriate start to our stay in PEI. I highly recommend it to everyone! PS. Try the fries from the Queen of Fries next door to the ticket booth.

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