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  • Average7%
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  • Terrible44%
Aug 21, 2015
“Lots of whales, great local guides”
Jun 27, 2015
“St-Simeon whale watching cruise - Major Disappointment”
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130, rue du Festival, Saint-Simeon, Quebec G0T 1X0, Canada
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Reviewed August 21, 2015 via mobile

We didn't want to drive further up the coast on account of having young kids and having done a lot of driving already. We booked a whale watch out of Ste Simeon...and now seeing prior reviews, I'm glad we booked without seeing past negative comments....More

Date of experience: August 2015
2  Thank 183timd
Reviewed June 27, 2015

I stopped at the Quebec Information booth in St-Simeon to find out about a day cruise to go see the whales. The agent told me about the whale watching cruises in St-Simeon and Tadoussac (30 min further) it was presented as equal just different boats....More

Date of experience: June 2015
4  Thank 171elianez
Reviewed September 2, 2014

We liked the size of the boat and we saw lots of whales so the trip was a success from that perspective. But it was disappointing in many aspects. There was no informational or educational component - we expected to hear something about the area...More

Date of experience: August 2014
3  Thank MaureenBell
Reviewed August 15, 2014

23rd of July, we exactly had the same experience as Sylvie L had. It was the most unfortunate part of our vacation. By knowing that the water will be rough, they did the excursion. The entire trip we have seen nothing but people getting sick....More

Date of experience: July 2014
4  Thank eceax
Reviewed June 29, 2014

We had a wonderful trip out with Croisières Charlevoix in a nice new Zodiac. The capitan really tried hard to find whales for us to see and was good at trying to manoeuvre so everyone can see them. Whales, at the end of the day,...More

Date of experience: June 2014
3  Thank BilingualQuebeker
Reviewed November 6, 2013

The day before my scheduled excursion, we received a call that our boat would be undergoing maintenance and the time we selected for a tour was not available. Given this was the only day that worked for us, we requested a refund of the purchase...More

Date of experience: July 2013
4  Thank Scott B
Reviewed June 24, 2013

We were there on the 22 nd of june 2013. windy as hell, the big zodiac for the 13h00 ride cancelled, but our capt (Frank) said we will go, and we did. He knows how to take the waves and we surf on top of...More

Date of experience: June 2013
1  Thank Sylvain G
Reviewed August 11, 2012

After paying Can$67.00 for whale watching an additional Can$5.00 for car park, which the attendant said a Can$2.00 would be refund at the parking lot and if you spend Can$25.00 the remaining Can$3.00 will be discounted from the purchase at their gift shop. Well, never...More

Date of experience: August 2012
4  Thank MacauFriend
Reviewed July 27, 2012

This company's tour was not a good as ones we had in St John's NFL or in Maui. The captain prior to leaving the dock, offered some safety instructions in French and was reluctant about translating them into English for one gentleman from Vancouver. The...More

Date of experience: July 2012
5  Thank GiftedSkier
Reviewed February 27, 2012

The zodiac was fantastic. The captain (?) was extremely knowledgeable and friendly.

Date of experience: September 2011
4  Thank leavethesnowbehind
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