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Open Top Private Tours

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“Open Top Tours” provides visitors a unique and intimate way to enjoy Nova Scotia in 4 X 4 Jeeps. We do have a 6 pax Buick Enclave and acessc to 9, 14, and larger vehicles. We would love to take you on a day tour and excursion to visit local fishing...more
1169 Hollis St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 2P6, Canada
+1 902-499-6674
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All reviews peggy's cove great tour cruise ship nova scotia halifax area comfortable jeep shaw's landing rope loft big buses highlight of our trip booked this tour some great photos great insight hour tour super fun his knowledge touring halifax
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Reviewed November 14, 2018

On a blustery day, October 18, 2018, Jim picked us up and our tour began. First we were introduced to the city of Halifax, parks and neighborhoods, downtown, harbor walk, university, historical points of interest, including a wee bit of history of where the term...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 24, 2018

We echo the 5 star reviews of Open Top Tours for 2018. Karl provided 2 of us with a memorable, unique, Halifax experience. Karl, himself, was respectful, engaging, a lively conversationalist and historian, and just all-around fun to be with.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 24, 2018

One of our port of calls on our cruise ship was Halifax. After researching excursions available in Halifax, we decided on Open Top Tours. Karl was easy to find once we disembarked from the ship. He was right where he said he would be, holding...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 23, 2018

My group of 4 toured in the Buick with Jim. He gave us great suggestions on what time to visit Peggy's Cove to miss the crowds of the 6 cruise ships in port that day. We also visited other small fishing villages and went to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 22, 2018

We had a great tour with Karl in our last port of a 14 day cruise. Karl met us at the port and our day began. The weather was cold for us being from California so Karl took us up close to many sites so...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Iteach38
Reviewed October 22, 2018

This was a wonderful tour in Halifax. We were in a 6 passenger car even though there were only 2 of us. Our tour guide Jim was great and so knowledgeable....we covered some of downtown Halifax, stopped at aWonderful restaurant for lunch and the highlight...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Barbara M
Reviewed October 17, 2018

This tour was an anniversary present for my husband. We wanted to see Halifax and the surrounding area without a busload of people. Mel was beyond fantastic. He picked us up right at the port and off we went. We had the best time. Lovely...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank AngD1968
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Four of us had booked a tour in an open top Jeep in Halifax with Karl. Karl and I communicated several times by email before we left for our cruise and had worked out a preliminary itinerary . When we went to our designated meeting...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank lt520
Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely day day with Jim as our guide. We walked the beautiful Public Gardens and saw the Victorian style layout and many flowers in bloom. We stopped at a small fishing village and Peggys Cove for many photo opportunities. We went to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank LindaH492
Reviewed September 1, 2018

Visited Halifax for the day on August 26, 2018 via the Adventure of the Seas cruise. Booked the shore excursion with Karl from Open Top Private Tours prior to the cruise. He offered a very reasonable price for our party of four to tour Halifax,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Sherrie R
January 5, 2019|
Response from karld253 | Property representative |
Hi Sherrie and thank you for your email. I do have availability on October 19th. Are you interested in the a Peggy’s Cove village and lighthouse tour. I can pick you up from the cruise ship terminal. I will have a sign with... More
September 8, 2018|
Response from karld253 | Property representative |
Hi Judy and thank you for your email. I do have availability on September 30. We can tour the Peggy’s Cove area which is lovely. I take you away from the crowds and tour the small fishing villages. I will have a sign with... More