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Open Top Private Tours

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Peggy' s Cove and more.

We had a lovely day day with Jim as our guide. We walked the beautiful Public Gardens and saw the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Linda H
Austell, Georgia
via mobile
Best private shore excursion in Halifax

Visited Halifax for the day on August 26, 2018 via the Adventure of the Seas cruise. Booked the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Rosemary T
Woodstock, Canada
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“peggy's cove”(45 reviews)
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“halifax area”(8 reviews)
“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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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

1  Thank Linda H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Rosemary T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were a group of women in Halifax for our friend's 40th birthday party. For our last day, we decided to spend that day with Karl touring to Peggy's Cove. This was by far the highlight of our trip. He was so generous and friendly,...More

Thank missdanag
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Karl picked us up at our hotel & took our family of 3 on a 5 hour tour of Halifax & Peggy’s Cove. In addition to the key sites (Titanic graveyard & Peggy’s Cove), he took us to some “out of the way” stops with...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were shown around Halifax and the surrounding area by Karl who was a really friendly and knowledgeable host. Would definitely recommend this tour rather than a cruise ship bus tour. We kept away from the crowds as much as possible and visited lots of...More

Thank marksmith99
Reviewed August 2, 2018

We had the pleasure of having Karl give us a 5 hour tour of the surrounding area of Halifax including Peggy's Cove. Karl was just fantastic and our tour was great. He is an excellent tour guide - providing information on the sites we visited...More

Thank Liz L
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

Our family of 6 spent 2 incredible days with Karl touring around various locations in Halifax and surrounding area. Previous to our trip I did a lot of research on tour options and I kept coming back to Open Top Tours because of their amazing...More

Thank Anne S
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

What an amazing tour we had today in Halifax Nova Scotia. Jim was a fantastic tour guide, patiently waiting for us as we disembarked from our ship. His local knowledge gave us a great insight into the location and really bought the place to life....More

1  Thank Tony H
Reviewed July 27, 2018

Very helpful guide who showed us bits of Halifax we had not seen, and gave us plenty time to wander on foot around Prospect and Peggy's cove. We arranged this a short notice thru the Marriott and it all worked well.

Thank AuldYinGiffnock
Reviewed July 6, 2018

My husband and I had a fantastic time touring Halifax and Peggy’s Cove with Mel. He was very knowledgeable about the area and the history of the area. Mel had a great itinerary set so we hit all the places but was also willing to...More

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September 8, 2018|
Response from Karl D | 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
September 3, 2018|
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Response from Karl D | Property representative |
Hi Elizabeth and thank you for your email. I do have availability on October 2nd. We can do the Peggy’s Cove village and Lighthouse tour. I will meet your party when your ship arrives. I will have a sign with your last... More