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Lower Prince St. Wharf, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada
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All reviews land and sea captain tom tour guide long tour great tour lots of fun points of interest hippo bus enjoyable tour money well spent fun trip all ages interesting facts cruise ship founders hall visiting charlottetown vehicle
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Reviewed October 4, 2018

Tour is half land viewing of historic landmarks, buildings and houses in the quaint town. Second half involves the "duck boat" entering the Harbour and viewing sites along the shore line. The tour guide provided interesting facts along the way. The pick up and drop...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank William K
Reviewed September 22, 2018

We enjoyed the Hippopotabus tour of Charlottetown. It lasted about 1 hour ($15 per senior) and took us to the various sights and boardwalk and gave the history of Charlottetown.. We recommend.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank roamingprofessor
Reviewed September 22, 2018

We tried to take the tour on Sept 6, 2018 but couldn't because they never showed up. The day before, the fellow at the reservation table told us that he would be open at 9 am and the first tour would be at 10:30. We...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Al572018
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

The vehicle that went in the water was out for repairs. The bus we were on had a lower, enclosed section and an upper section half covered by a tarp. A dozen or so seats were broken at the back of the top section. It...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank tshep42
Reviewed August 25, 2018

We decided to take this tour although we had doubts about it. What a pleasant surprise we received. Not only was "Captain Tom" and the tour guide a wealth of knowledge and extremely pleasant the tour itself was absolutely fantastic. The total duration was approximately...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Happy_Traveller_2033
Reviewed August 24, 2018

The Harbour Hippo tour was a last minute decision we are glad we made. The tour through Charlottetown was interesting and our guide was excellent. The trip through the harbour was relaxing and we got to see Charlottetown from another perspective

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ShaunaM449
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful and unique way to tour the city. Our guide was very knowledgeable and had a great sense of humour. Really enjoyed the tour. Seeing the island from the water was very beautiful and gave us a good chance to take good pictures.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Amany J
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

Want a quick, fun way to see some of the history of Charlottetown capped off by driving the bus into the harbour? We opted for the harbour hippo versus the hippopotabus because of the time The bus tour was approximately 4 hours which is hard...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank dmcampbell1977
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

This is an excellent tour that shows the highlights of the city from land and the harbour. The guide (Justin) had a good (well, maybe corny) sense oh humour, but really lots of fun. Kids would enjoy this trip too.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank jrlpianoman
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

Guide was very entertaining and informative would recommend it to others shows a lot of history of the city

Date of experience: August 2018
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