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Capt. Mark's Whale and Seal Cruise

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Address: 126 Harbour Rd, Pleasant Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada
Phone Number: 902-224-1316
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Fantastic tour!!

We had a great time on this trip. We saw whales, seals, bald eagles and puffins. We took the zodiac boat so a max of 12 people (including the tour guide) can go on the tour... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Sherwood Park, Canada
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Sherwood Park, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We had a great time on this trip. We saw whales, seals, bald eagles and puffins. We took the zodiac boat so a max of 12 people (including the tour guide) can go on the tour. The zodiac can get right near the shoreline too so you can see all sorts of sea life at times. Our guide made sure... More 

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Hamilton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

 The two days prior to our arrival the captain said they had not spotted any whales but we saw quite a few .  Even if we had not been so lucky, the ride on the zodiac was a lot of fun and Captain Ron was hilarious (reminded me of the Canadian comic Gerry Dee - so much so that I... More 

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Grimsby, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015 via mobile

Surpassed my expectations. Saw some minke whales nice and close, a few seals and lots of beautiful scenery. Our guide was excellent and had lots of interesting things to tell us about the area and the whales. They provided insulated floatation suits, so I was not at all cold and felt safe. 5 stars, I will return with the kids... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Excellent outing, we saw seals, a bald eagle, minke whales and a humpback whale. As well we had informative conversation about the local area with Captain Mark.

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Woodbridge, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Communication was excellent which was important since our first scheduled tour was cancelled due to high winds along the coast. We went the next morning on the 10 AM tour. It was a perfect day to be on the water, but because it was early season we didn't see anything. Just about the time I had reconciled myself to that... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

I went whale watching with Capt. Mark on the advice of the hosts of the B&B where I was staying, and what an amazing experience. Not only was the weather beautiful and sunny, we saw several pods of pilot whales feeding, including a couple of baby whales, so new that they still had little stripes on them, that's how close... More 

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Toronto
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Well since tourists are already planning this summers trip I thought I should post our experience on this tour and give some advice. We took the 1000 am tour this past August. Pretty boring and saw only one small whale from a distance. Being the planning type person I am I booked far ahead. Personally that's a big mistake. First... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Since most of the whales had migrated by the time we reached Pleasant Bay in October, we weren't counting on seeing too many. However the day was warm and sunny and Captain Mark managed to find a super pod of pilot whales that wanted to entertain us! There must have been 70 or more whales along with young ones who... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We saw two pods of whales, each with 6-7 whales (I think). A really specially experience. The staff were really friendly, helpful and very knowledgeable - they also pointed out bald headed eagles to us.

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Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Bravo! A groups of 8, started our trip in the zodiac. The reason we chose the zodiac was because of its excitement and more closer to whales watching. The zodiac was very bouncing. Captain Mark was friendly and knowledgable. First we saw a few, then later more and more whales swimming around us. We were told mom whales swimming with... More 

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Address: Address: 126 Harbour Rd, Pleasant Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada
Phone Number: 902-224-1316
Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Cape Breton Island  >  Pleasant Bay

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