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Essipit

32, rue de la reserve (Essipit), Les Escoumins, Quebec G0T 1K0, Canada
418-233-2509
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Derby, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
23 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

A beautifully kept village with a central area with petrol station, convenience store and craft shop. People are very friendly here; but not really a tourist place, apart from this centre, unless you are staying here - it is private homes with beautiful river front

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Ok - the guys don't control the whales and guess I was lucky really. Pretty much a Grand Slam of whales. Beluga, Minky, Fin, Hump back and Blue Whale, plus Seals and porpoises.. The Beluga and Blue Whale choose to surface near our boat whilst we were sat still. Bit of a circus with between 3 and 6 Zodiacs of... More

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Milan, Italy
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

Great experience! We got dolled up in the jacket and pants that they provided and that kept us warm enough on the water. Julie was really nice and she told us everything in English and French. We saw lots of whales, but they were really far away and it would have been good to have binoculars. The fog came after... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

Even though the weather was foggy in the morning, and a little rain, we got dressed up warm ! and it did not scare the whales ! Saw Beluga, Blue Whales, and of course the famous Humpback whales. You get to learn how to spot them, there is visibility for all to take pictures ! Very professional team. French &... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013 via mobile

We camped at the campground associated with these condos. The check in is at the convenience store at the top of the hill where the Trois Pistole ferry docks. Staff were pleasant and helpful but spoke little English. They gave us the key to the gated campground across the street. The campground was orderly but spaces were a bit tight.... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

My wife and I took Essipit's Zodiak whale watching tour. They make this quite clear: this is not a zoo, there's no way to guarantee what you'll see. It depends on the whales which they can't control. We did see some humpbacks, but they weren't really great views. All Essipit can do is give you the best chance of seeing... More

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Vienna, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013 via mobile

Very neat and clean houses, all with view on the wales. Though the beds are very small we enjoyed ist very much!

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Montreal, Quebec, Canada
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

My boyfriend and I stayed at one of the Shipek cottages by the river. It was by far the most breathtaking weekend of our lives. The amount of whales we saw on the zodiac boat was simply incredible, and our cottage could not have been more perfectly placed by the water. We continued to see dolphins and whales occasionally pass... More

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Ste-Anne de Prescott ,Ontario
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3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012

From Tadousac,QC along the St-Laurent coast some of the most bautiful Diving site and Whales Watching - . One of the most favorite Diving place of Commander Jacques - Yves Cousteau.

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Baie Comeau, Canada
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31 reviews 31 reviews
6 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2012

We can see whales just in front of our lodge... or condo. It worths the price. No traffic sound, no noise except birds, whales whistle, and sound of waves. That was our second visit and we still have appreciated

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