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Address: PO Box 11, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia B0J 2C0, Canada
Phone Number: 902 527 7175
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Sunfish and Views of Lunenburg

If you are hoping for whales, probably avoid this one. We had a beautiful day, a nice jaunt around the Lunenburg Harbor, then a ride out past cross and pearl islands. Saw sun... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2015
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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

These folks were great! The booking agent was funny and friendly, the ride was a blast, but the whales were not cooperating. We saw a half dozen spouts/fins, but they can be elusive. Just be aware the ticket does not guarantee a viewing! Enjoy the ride!

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

If you are hoping for whales, probably avoid this one. We had a beautiful day, a nice jaunt around the Lunenburg Harbor, then a ride out past cross and pearl islands. Saw sun fish, puffins, razorbills, cormorants and a few sailboats in action. But no whales.

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St. Catherines, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Lunenburg is a wonderful little place and the guides a good job of teaching you about the history. We even got a close look at the bluenose as she sailed! My kids loved the experience - the skipper let my son steer the boat for a while and now he's set on going to sea when he's older... Overall a... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

While it was an nice boat cruise through very choppy water, there were certainly no whales, we saw a couple of seals dosing on an small patch of rock Price was ok as we were offered our child for free to participate, so a nice breezy afternoon but no whales ( and they could have offered at least some water... More 

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Dartmouth, NS
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We took this trip as we were told it went to Pearl Island to see the puffins, etc., as well as hopefully some whales. He rushed out to Pearl Island, stayed for two minutes, asked if we had what we wanted so he could go now where he wanted to go. The night before, I was specifically told this trip... More 

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Kitchener, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

I was visiting NS from Ontario. We missed out on whale watching twice in Cape Breton due to weather so Lunenberg was my last chance. Nice long ride, knowledgeable guides, 4 sunfish, lots of puffins and other seabirds, seals...no whales though.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Loved the views of the shoreline, and the guide was knowledgeable. He was a seasoned local that knew everyone and everything, not some student reciting facts. Unfortunately we didn't see any whales (and the guide was genuinely sorry about that), but it's unreasonable to expect a guarantee. Still worth doing.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 via mobile

Really bad. Wish we had checked this before we went, $60 each no whales yesterday or on our trip, then they still send the afternoon boat out after ours without any warning that we won't see whales. Do not go on this, people should not be able to get away with ruling tourists off when clearly they don't ever see... More 

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Welland, Ontario, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

On the website it states they have four whale tours a day til October 31. We called while in New Brunswick and were told they cut the tours down to two a day we were also informed that they have been seeing minke fin whales tunas seals and harbor porposies. We made the almost five hour drive there and stayed... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

If you want to spend 3 hours out in the ocean on rocky waters, this is the trip for you! I've gone on this tour three times and have never seen a whale (despite being told the tour before us had JUST seen a whale today... which I highly doubt). The only wild life I have seen are seals, and... More 

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Address: PO Box 11, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia B0J 2C0, Canada
Phone Number: 902 527 7175
Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Southwest Nova Scotia  >  Lunenburg

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