1. Canada
  2. Nova Scotia
  3. Halifax
  4. Downtown Halifax

Halifax: Hop-on Hop-Off Double Decker Bus City Tour

Product ID: 265112
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Hop on and off authentic, vintage Double Decker buses to explore the best of Halifax. Discover the sights at your own pace as your live guide shares stories from Halifax’s rich history.
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  • Hop on and off vintage double decker buses at 12 stops to see the city sights
  • Take in Halifax's city sights on your own schedule
  • Benefit from the insights and engaging commentary of your live guide
  • Track the buses throughout the day with a live map to help plan your next stop
Full description
Hop on board an authentic vintage double-decker bus for an easy, convenient, and fun way to explore Halifax. Enjoy an entire day’s freedom and flexibility to take in the city sights on your own schedule.

There are 12 stops to hop on and off throughout the city. Journey along Halifax’s bustling waterfront, through the historic and ever-evolving downtown, past the stunning Halifax Public Gardens, and to the top of the Halifax Citadel National Historic Site.

Continue along to stops near The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, province house and many more sights along the way. Your live guide will share stories from Halifax’s rich history including tragic tales from the Halifax Explosion, the city’s involvement in the World Wars, and much more. 

Hop On Hop Off Stops:
• Cruise Pavilion/Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier21
• Sands at Salter/The Boat House
• Maritime Museum of the Atlantic/Murphy’s Company Store
• St. Mary’s Basilica
• Public Gardens/Spring Garden Road Shopping Area
• Museum of Natural History
• Citadel National Historic Site
• Historic North End
• Hydrostone District National Historic Site
• Murphy’s Restaurant Bar and Patio/Historic Properties
• Casino Nova Scotia
• Province House/Art Gallery/Banks
  • 1-day hop-on-hop-off bus ticket
  • Live guide
  • Live commentary in English
  • Live GPS map to help plan your next hop on/off
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities

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Meeting point

The Station Kiosk, 1675 Lower Water St, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. The kiosk is located outside of the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic. Present your voucher at the kiosk to receive your sticker for 1-day of hop-on-hop-off access.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Sun hat
  • Weather-appropriate clothing
Not allowed
  • Food and drinks
Know before you go
• The ticket is valid for use on the booked date
• Tours depart every 30 to 60 minutes depending on the season and may vary due to traffic or other issues
• Tour duration is up to you, enjoy the flexibility to explore at your own pace
• For the best value, it is recommended to use your ticket from the beginning of the day
• Cruise ship passengers may like to consider this activity as a shore excursion. Please remember that local time may differ from the cruise ship time. It is your responsibility to return to the ship on time
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Murphy's on the Water Halifax

Product ID: 265112