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Iceberg Quest Ocean Tours

7-135 Harbour Dr, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 6N6, Canada
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Lovely day on the ocean

I am fortunate to have been able to go on a tour at St John's and Twillingate with Iceberg Quest... read more

Reviewed August 25, 2017
zebs500
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Canada
fun day

we had a lot of fun on this tour.....we were lucky enough to see some whals and some puffins. The... read more

Reviewed August 21, 2017
Charlene E
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Belleville, Canada
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Join Newfoundland's award-winning boat tour Iceberg Quest as we depart from the heart of downtown St. John's. Walking distance from hotels and B&B's, our two hour fully narrated tour lets you experience Cape Spear, Cabot Tower, and Fort Amherst from the sea. Witness the world's largest concentration of humpback whales, watching as they thrust their massive 40 ton bodies into the air. Show times may vary! Steam through the passageway of 12,000 year old icebergs and view the elegant Atlantic Puffin. Both entertaining and educational, our narrated tour is fun for the whole family. Private charters and special packages available. Departing daily at 9:30am, 1:00pm, 4:00pm and 7:00pm, our tours offer traditional music, snacks and full bar service, and 'screech-ins'. We invite you to "Step aboard. Experience the WONDER!"
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7-135 Harbour Dr, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 6N6, Canada
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Reviewed August 25, 2017

I am fortunate to have been able to go on a tour at St John's and Twillingate with Iceberg Quest. During our St John's trip we sadly only saw one whale but the trip and crew were fantastic - it was a great day at...More

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Reviewed August 21, 2017

we had a lot of fun on this tour.....we were lucky enough to see some whals and some puffins. The staff were great at doing their best to find us some whales to look to look at. The staff were friendly and knowledgeable and always...More

Thank Charlene E
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Reviewed August 18, 2017

Whale tours can be a hit or miss as there is no guarantee you will see whales. We hit jackpot on our tour. We found two humpback whales who were more than willing to showoff. The whales breached several times giving us the photo opportunity...More

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Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

Tour was great. Staff and crew was amazing. So friendly and knowledgeable. Saw some puffins and beautiful scenery but no whales today. The tour was great even though the whales werent out. They still deserve 5 stars as they gave some extra time and extra...More

1  Thank Julia G
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Reviewed August 11, 2017 via mobile

My family took our first boat tour together and it was wonderful. We saw so many whales! One even came far out of the water. The boat was beautiful and the staff were so great to us. I would recommend this tour to everyone.

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Reviewed August 8, 2017

This company runs a first class operation, safety conscious, clean boat, friendly staff and lots of whales. Our group of 20 was adequately entertained by the whales we saw. Not all of the 20 had fun, landlubbers couldn't take the pitch and roll. They took...More

Thank TLCWorld
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Reviewed August 8, 2017

After a bad experience with the twillingate tour we decided to give these guys a chance to redeem themselves. We understand they can not promise wildlife but that is what we pay to see. We were barely out of the harbour when the humpbacks were...More

Thank Judy R
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Reviewed August 8, 2017

We arrived in St. John's at 2 p.m. the first tour mentioned to us was Iceberg Quest, not a fan of boats whether large or small. We were on the boat at 4 p.m. and never looked back until we docked at 6 p.m. No...More

Thank RESPOO
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Reviewed August 7, 2017 via mobile

We've been on a few boat tours and this was one of the best. The crew were engaging and couteous and Capt. Derek made sure we met some whales and puffins. It was wavy on this trip and we felt for sure we would miss...More

1  Thank cruisie101
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Reviewed August 7, 2017

Had a great day out on the water. Our Captain was very informative but not TOO chatty. There were a lot of people on the boat all trying to get photos, but it was a big boat and they all seemed to spread out... We...More

Thank Cheri H
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dianelovesmaui
March 22, 2018|
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Response from IcebergQuest | Property representative |
Ahoy Diane! Thank you for your Iceberg Quest inquiry. June 1 is a fabulous time to see icebergs based on previous years. Peak iceberg viewing season is mid May to late June through to early July (Mother Nature dependent of... More
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October 15, 2017|
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Response from IcebergQuest | Property representative |
Ahoy Carl, We are closed for the 2017 season. We reopen May 1 - September 30, 2018. Cheers, The Iceberg Quest Crew
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Mireille M
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I think 60$ Canadian
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