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“Fun for the whole family!”
Review of Harbour Hippo

Harbour Hippo
Ranked #5 of 44 Tours in Charlottetown
Certificate of Excellence
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Niagara Falls CANADA
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108 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Fun for the whole family!”
Reviewed 8 July 2013 via mobile

The Harbour Hippp is really cool! First they take you on a short tour of some of the main streets in Charlottetown, then back the wharf. Then into the water you go! From the street to the water in the same vehicle! You get a nice little tour of the harbour from the water as well! It's fun and the kids will enjoy it as well. It's not cheap but not to bad. Worth doing at least once. We've done it a few times over the years. The double decker bus tour is cool too! If you like learning the history of where you are, both are pretty cool!

Visited August 2012
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English first
Victoria, Canada
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161 reviews
68 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
“Worth the money”
Reviewed 4 July 2013 via mobile

My family enjoyed this land and water tour is charlottetown. It was neat to see the historic buildings and get the stories behind them, as well as get out on the water and see the town from the harbour side! The tour guide was entertaining and fun, although her mike was a little loud! All in all, we are glad we did it! If you go, have some chips before or after at the chip shack, they are SO good and located right where the hippo starts and ends!

Visited July 2013
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Interesting and Hilarious”
Reviewed 8 September 2012

This is a great little tour to do in Charlottetown...it does not take long and it is not overly expensive. Our tour guide, Brandon, was hilarious and made this tour so much fun and full of laughs. This Hippo takes you around downtown and then dives into the water for a harbour tour. Great fun. And, here's some good advice...after this excursion, be sure to buy some poutine or french fries from The French Fry Queen booth which is right next to the ticket booth. Yikes!...they are ssoooo good and you can share with someone so it's only half the calories.

Visited September 2012
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Edmonton, Canada
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41 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“What an experience!!!”
Reviewed 23 July 2012

What a great experience this tour was. Driving through downtown Charlottetown, learning about all the great history this city has, then going into the water was so cool. We have done this tour 2 times and would go again next time we are on the Island.

Visited July 2012
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UK
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145 reviews
67 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
“A bit different way to view Charlottetown”
Reviewed 23 July 2012

We wanted a general guide of Charlottetown and this was very good. The Hippo goes on both land and water so takes you past the main sites in the town and then for a ride in the water. Our guide, Carlos, was very very helpful (we came to ask for information the day before) and knowledgeable and definitely made the tour come alive. One of the more affordable options of seeing the town as we also looked at harbour cruises but opted for the Hippo.

Visited July 2012
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