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Groupe Dufour Cruises ‑ CLOSED

Tadoussac, Canada
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About Groupe Dufour Cruises
Craving some adventure and a change of scenery? Come live an unforgettable experience whale watching aboard Groupe Dufour’s sightseeing boat or Zodiacs! Observe these awesome cetaceans in all their magnificence near the Tadoussac coast. Our naturalist guides will let you in on all their secrets! All our cruises are guided by fully bilingual (French and English) personnel. A voyage of discovery you will remember your entire life!
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Reviewed December 27, 2014

First trip in 2013, we saw 5 species and had a wonderful day on the water. This time around, not so many species, but the ones we did see were much closer to the boat. We opted to pay a bit extra for the reserved...More

Date of experience: August 2014
3  Thank illequis
Reviewed September 3, 2014

We really enjoyed the cruise itself. The boat was nice with snacks, indoor and outdoor seating, and good commenting (though the sounds system in the lower seating was pretty bad, so couldn't hear what was being said there). We enjoyed the chance to see several...More

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank RobertB667D
Reviewed August 22, 2014

We booked the Tadoussac III "zodiac" style boat and were glad we picked this rather than the more sedate large craft - a lot of the enjoyment came from the journey as much as the whales themselves. We were lucky to see a couple of...More

Date of experience: August 2014
5  Thank PurpleHaye5
Reviewed August 15, 2014

We went whale watching, as one does in Tadoussac. As we have children and were concerned about cold weather, we booked the larger boat tour. There were maybe 50 others. We were out there for three hours and saw five seconds of whales in the...More

Date of experience: July 2014
1  Thank Graham T
Reviewed July 31, 2014

The 3 hour whale watching safari was the highlight of our recent holiday in Canada. We considered the zodiac boats, but eventually decided on the larger Le Famille Dufour vessel and for us this was the right choice. The larger boat enabled us easily get...More

Date of experience: July 2014
2  Thank 881JonathanW881
Reviewed July 31, 2014

We booked a combo deal with our hotel, Hotel Tadoussac to get a reduced rate. Included was approx. 3 hour whale watching tour and 5 hour Fjord Tour. Whale Watching Tour I would highly recommend as it was a lot of fun. The guide spoke...More

Date of experience: July 2014
3  Thank Michaelsellick
Reviewed July 27, 2014

I also was nervous about booking a cruise after reading reviews, but my family found the experience to be positive overall. Effectively you need the weather, whales, and captain to cooperate; understandably, there will be instances when one or more of these are lacking. We...More

Date of experience: July 2014
2  Thank IndyTravel999
Reviewed July 20, 2014

We went on a whale watching boat once from Cape Cod, saw nothing and was a waste of time. This time the boat is medium size, water is more shallow and the whales are plentiful. The sight of whales feeding is magnificent. The staff is...More

Date of experience: July 2014
1  Thank bingo2008
Reviewed July 12, 2014

Good facility. It was a sunny day and we took the large boat instead of the inflatable craft - Zodiac Style. The commentary was both in English and French. Thoroughly enjoyable experience for the family.

Date of experience: June 2014
Thank karthidude
Reviewed July 8, 2014

I'm glad that I didn't consider these reviews before we decided to do this. We had an amazing time and thought the company did a great job. We went on the large boat (capacity 250 passengers) and found it a perfect size for us, comfortable,...More

Date of experience: July 2014
3  Thank Theshortchef
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