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Halifax Big Pink Hop On Hop Off Tour

| Halifax Seaport, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 4P8, Canada
+1 902-423-6242
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Hop on Hop off bus through Halifax

Rather than a recording about the city, there was a docent aboard, who maintained a running... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2017
ginny t
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Guilford, Connecticut
Great way to find out about the city then get around

We booked the Pink Bus tour through our cruise ship. The tour features a live commentary from a... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2016
Steve R
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Ilford, United Kingdom
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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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Reviewed 10 April 2017

Rather than a recording about the city, there was a docent aboard, who maintained a running commentary about the history and sites. We have enjoyed/employed hop on hop off tours in many other cities. The tour through Halifax by far was the best. In addition...More

Thank ginny t
Ambassatours G, Guest Relations Manager at Halifax Big Pink Hop On Hop Off Tour, responded to this review

WOW! Thank you kindly for your glowing review, we so appreciate the time you took to share your views. This season we are super excited to add in a new stop at the Titanic Cemetery! Please come back and visit us again!

Reviewed 21 October 2016

We booked the Pink Bus tour through our cruise ship. The tour features a live commentary from a guide and if you get on and off all day you get different snippets of information from the different guides. Great way to get around the city...More

Thank Steve R
Ambassatours G, Guest Relations Manager at Halifax Big Pink Hop On Hop Off Tour, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review! We are so glad you found us to be above average and recommendation worthy. We look forward to serving you again in the near future!

Reviewed 18 October 2016

If you are visiting with a cruise ship this is the ideal way to enjoy Halifax. Starts at Quayside, ends at Quayside.Takes you to all the worthwhile and interesting parts. The guides we had were humorous and knowledgeable about their city. Hop on Hop off...More

Thank ilnwood
Ambassatours G, Guest Relations Manager at Halifax Big Pink Hop On Hop Off Tour, responded to this review

We always appreciate the positive feedback left by the most important people in our world: Our Guests! Thank you kindly for taking the time to provide your comments.

Reviewed 17 October 2016

Be aware that these buses can be other colors (purple, blue, etc), but the important factor is that they be double deckers. Apparently these are the only ones in the city thus the color is insignificant, but is not described on the ship ticket or...More

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Ambassatours G, Guest Relations Manager at Halifax Big Pink Hop On Hop Off Tour, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review. We take the comments of our guests very seriously, as our goal is to always improve on meeting and exceeding visitors expectations.

Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

We were in a cruise ship and in the city for just the day. The ship had arranged an included tour with this company. It worked out really well. Our guide was Helen and the driver, Redge. Helen gave us a lot of wonderful information...More

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Ambassatours G, Guest Relations Manager at Halifax Big Pink Hop On Hop Off Tour, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments regarding your recent experience on Big Pink Sightseeing 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.

Reviewed 7 October 2016

We took the Big Pink Bus when our cruise on the QM2 stopped in Halifax for a day. We were collected outside the terminal and stayed on tghe bus for the round trip of about one and one half hours. The Driver and tour guide,...More

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Ambassatours G, Guest Relations Manager at Halifax Big Pink Hop On Hop Off Tour, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review! We greatly appreciate your recognition of our donation towards research and the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation. We are very happy you enjoyed your tour and hope to see you again in the near future!

Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

This tour was well run with knowledgeable guides. For a portion of the tour we were the only ones on the tour. Neil did a great job giving it a personal touch. Buses were a bit unnerving climbing the hillsMore

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Ambassatours G, Guest Relations Manager at Halifax Big Pink Hop On Hop Off Tour, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review of our tour, your comments are very much valued. We are very proud to be the owners and operators of the largest personally owned fleet of antique Double Deckers in NA. Although vintage vehicles, they...More

Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Arrived on a ship to Halifax and although there were other ships in port we thought the hop on would be the best option to see the highlights. We waited in line to board and chatted with the friendliest guy wearing a kilt who told...More

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Ambassatours G, Guest Relations Manager at Halifax Big Pink Hop On Hop Off Tour, responded to this review

I am glad that you enjoyed your tour with us, and that our staff have gone above and beyond in terms of service. We are very proud to provide the very best to our customers. Thank you, and we look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We waited over an hour and half, not kidding, for the first tour of the day. We were told that it would arrive between 10 and 10:30. Finally we went to get a refund at 11:30 am, after having wasted our whole morning. Upon arriving...More

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Ambassatours G, Guest Relations Manager at Halifax Big Pink Hop On Hop Off Tour, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review on your experience on our tour. Unfortunately, your experience was not perfect, we strive each and every day to provide the very best in customer service and quality product to our guests.

Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

The tour conveniently starts right in front of the cruise terminal. If you don't get off, the full loop takes about 90 min. The buses are British Double Deckers, so even the top floor is enclosed... Good for keeping out cold and rain, but does...More

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Ambassatours G, Guest Relations Manager at Halifax Big Pink Hop On Hop Off Tour, responded to this review

On behalf of the entire Big Pink Hop on Hop off staff, thank you so much for the wonderful review!

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Lauraphillips1979
Does the hop on off tour go to the Titanic Cemetary?
8 May 2017|
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Response from Ambassatours G | Property representative |
Hi! Thanks for your inquiry! Yes, we are pleased to say that a brand new stop at the Titanic cemetery has been added to the route for 2017! And to make it even better, we have placed a tour guide onsite at the gravesite to... More
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kittymomma218
Do you have HoHo in June? Went to the website and only dates are Sept / Oct.
3 May 2017|
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Response from Ambassatours G | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. As the Hop on Hop off operates only on cruise ship arrival dates, please advise me of your date and I can revert. Many thanks!
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Linda m
We will be there in June, on a Holland America cruise. Can we book directly with Ho-Ho? What is the current price?Can we actually hop on and off?
27 April 2017|
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Response from Ambassatours G | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry! Hop on Hop off will be operating in June. You can purchase your tickets directly through the Holland America web site, however you may want to compare prices because your ship price may be less... More
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