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Open Top Private Tours

1169 Hollis St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 2P6, Canada
+1 902-499-6674
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Wonderful time!

Tour was interesting, informative and fun. Tour Guide Mel was knowledgable and personable. Highly... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Glenn M
Toronto, Canada
via mobile
Had an great day

We stepped off the cruise ship not sure what all we wanted to see. met up with another couple who... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kristy M
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1169 Hollis St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 2P6, Canada
+1 902-499-6674

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tour was interesting, informative and fun. Tour Guide Mel was knowledgable and personable. Highly recommend this tour to familiarize yourself with Halifax and surrounding area.

Thank Glenn M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stepped off the cruise ship not sure what all we wanted to see. met up with another couple who asked us to join them on the open top tour. Mel the driver was so nice and funny. he took us to different on a...More

Thank Kristy M
Reviewed 11 July 2017

My sister and I decided to visit Halifax, Nova Scotia for a few days - we wanted to do something special and came across "Open Top Private Tours". We communicated with them via Facebook and they gave us all of the information that we needed...More

Thank shercharbbi
Reviewed 7 July 2017

We visited Halifax as one of the ports for our recent New England and Canada cruise. As we had been to Halifax once before, we really wanted a different experience...and Open Top Private Tours provided just that! Mel Z. Was the perfect tour guide for...More

Thank leepep
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

Fantastic couple of trips with Karl. Peggy's Cove, Mahone Bay & Lunenburg. Stopped at the Titanic Grave Site on the way out of town, very poignant. Karl was a little worried as the forecast was heavy rain, nothing you can do about the weather. We...More

1  Thank SL.123
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Couldn't have met a nicer guy than our tour guide and now our friend, Karl. He went above and beyond. He showed us all of the sites and more. Karl customizes your tour to fit you and your personal requests.

Thank Sandy P
Reviewed 9 November 2016

My husband and I were celebrating our 30th anniversary on a cruise and Halifax was one of the ports. I had researched tours and I wanted something personal and catered to our interests. Karl was waiting for us when we got off the ship. We...More

Thank TCuley
Reviewed 31 October 2016

More than a year before our cruise, I began communicating with Karl of Open Top Tours. Karl was always quick to respond and full of good information. We thought it would be fun to tour Halifax in one of his jeeps, but because of the...More

Thank DanaJ
Reviewed 18 October 2016

The only way to tour. Mel met us at the ship and off we went to tour beautiful Halifax. Mel is very informative and can say it with conviction so if you don't catch him you will have a good laugh with Mel!!! Peggy's Cove...More

Thank tigger930
Reviewed 15 October 2016

We love to take cruises, but have completely given up on their over priced, cattle call shore excursions. Usually for about the same money you can book a private, local tour geared just to your needs and wishes. Our day with Mel from Open Top...More

Thank JKfromPA
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Questions & Answers
10 October 2016|
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Response from Karl D | Property representative |
Hi, thank you for your email, could you please tell me when are you in Halifax. Thank you Karl
24 July 2015|
Response from MelZilkowsky | Property representative |
Hi Anglela. Yes, we pickup and drop off at the cruise port ... We will meet you there and be ready to explore beautiful Nova Scotia with you. Email us to book your tour to ensure availability. Cheers !!! Mel & Karl
10 June 2015|
Response from MelZilkowsky | Property representative |
All tours times/lengths are customizable to fit your time constraints. Average tours are 4 hours and longer to Peggy's Cove and 5 hours and longer for Valley Wine Tours. Cost is only $49 / hour for the whole Jeep (includes... More