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Address: Quai Mathieu, Cheticamp, Nova Scotia, Canada
Phone Number: (902) 224-2899
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Me and my girlfriend lived in Sydney all our lives and both had never done the Cabot Trail. So we got the kids at their aunts for the weekend so we took off on an adventure. We... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2015
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Me and my girlfriend lived in Sydney all our lives and both had never done the Cabot Trail. So we got the kids at their aunts for the weekend so we took off on an adventure. We never even planned on going whale watching but I'm so glad we did. Amazing people. Captain was so friendly and funny. Talked with... More 

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ATHENS
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We had a great guide named, Frank. He told us all about the different whales and other sea life to be seen. We did see dolphins and seals but no whales. Trip out was a bit rough but it was fun anyway.

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Bath, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Very entertaining guide! Saw lots of adorable seals and some meinke whales real close. Great scenery. Captain was fantastic - even let the kids drive the boat!! Totally worth the family rate. Highly recommend bringing seat cushions - seats are hard.

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New York City
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76 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

They did their best, but for whatever reason the day we went there was at most a single sighting of a whale for about 2 seconds, and water was rough, so a few people got quite seasick. The scenery was beautiful, and the guide did a good job of telling about the area.

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Espoo, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We enjoyed our visit to the sea with the Love Boat Whale Cruises! The staff was friendly and professional and we got to see a pack of pilot whales from quite close by. The captain steered the boat safely even in the poor weather we had - actually we got a chance to see funnel cloud in the horizon! After... More 

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Glace Bay, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

First time whale watching, staff very knowledgable and polite. Seen a pod of about 50 Pilot whales and they let the kids steer the boat which they loved. Would recommend this adventure to anyone.

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Banning, Ca
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014 via mobile

Yes we saw whales, not many but 2 sightings. The voyage was more than whales, it included history of the area, views of the coast and the smells of the sea. Worth the time - yes yes.

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Ormond Beach
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

The views of French Mountain from the Gulf of St. Lawrence were spectacular ! We did see a seal,and a few Minke whales. Frank gave us a great summary of the different types of whales and the topography of the region. Dan the boat's pilot was friendly and encouraged us to have our picture taken piloting the boat. No need... More 

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Lucan, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

We had an amazing time! We saw so many whales couldn't count them. They were very close to the boat. The guide was informative and a lot of fun. Well worth the money.

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Sarnia, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

Most were some distance away, but a few came right by the boat. I got some good photos. I'm sure that some other places have better whale watching, but the cruise was as advertised, at a fair price, and you are pretty much guaranteed to see some whales. The trip took 2.5 hours. They have a bathroom, and sell water... More 

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Address: Quai Mathieu, Cheticamp, Nova Scotia, Canada
Phone Number: (902) 224-2899
Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Cape Breton Island  >  Cheticamp

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