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Fundy Tide Runners Whale Watching

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“minke whales”(27 reviews)
Join us aboard one of our 2 (two) Zodiac Hurricanes for an exciting, safe, stable and dry whale watching excursion. In our 24th season of operation, we pride ourselves on the exceptional experience offered at Fundy Tide Runners. Look forward to...more
16 King St, Saint Andrews, New Brunswick E5B 1Y2, Canada
+1 506-529-4481
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Reviewed December 28, 2018

While on a recent trip to New Brunswick, my family headed down to St. Andrews so my wife and 5 year old son could go on a whale watching tour with the Fundy Tide Runners. They loved this trip. It was the shortest tour available...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

A highlight of our visit to St. Andrews, New Brunswick was our wale watching adventure with Captain Pat. After suiting us up, the crew at Fundy Tide Runners gave us a great orientation, told us what we could anticipate seeing and where we would be...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mair H
Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

We saw 15 different whale from 3 species. They surfaced, rolled and flipped their tails some 50+ times. The boats are Zodiacs pushed by twin 150hp motors. In addition to the whales we saw lots of porpoises many which swam alongside the boat. The other...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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FTRNumber1, Front Office Manager at Fundy Tide Runners Whale Watching, responded to this reviewResponded September 16, 2018

Thanks for the great review, Mike - sounds like you had an awesome trip. The zodiac is a faster, more nimble boat and really is the best way to see all the action, as you observed. Our experienced captains are skilled at making the most...More

Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

We had so much fun on this adventure today! The staff was friendly and efficient, and most of all, fun! We saw two humpback whales and a minke whale. The zodiac experience was incredible. One whale popped up right in front of our boat! It...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Catie S
Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

The whale watching tour was great! A fun efficient way to explore the water and observe the whales. Very knowledgeable and accommodating staff. Amazing to see Humpback whales so closely!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Tania C
FTRNumber1, Front Office Manager at Fundy Tide Runners Whale Watching, responded to this reviewResponded September 1, 2018

Hi Tania - thanks for the review and we're glad your family enjoyed the whale-watching with Fundy Tide Runners. Our office staff are great and our captains are the best and thank you for the nice feedback :)

Reviewed August 28, 2018

Traveling with my 12 year old, I didn't want an expensive, hours long trip. This was perfect. Reasonably priced, about 2 hours, and lots of fun being in a speedboat! Highly recommended.More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Evan S
FTRNumber1, Front Office Manager at Fundy Tide Runners Whale Watching, responded to this reviewResponded August 29, 2018

Hi Evan - thanks for taking the time to write a review and for the recommendation! Glad you and your 12 year old enjoyed the trip - it is a fun ride and most kids find it pretty exciting being out in a zodiac. It...More

Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

We met at the Fundy tide runners 30 minutes before the boat left. We were suited up and sent to the end of the pier to meet our captain. After a brief introduction to the zodiac RIB and safety talk we were brought down to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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FTRNumber1, Front Office Manager at Fundy Tide Runners Whale Watching, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2018

Thanks for the great review and I think everyone can attest that the whales have been amazing this season. The boat does normally accommodate twelve passengers but we can't always predict how large each of those passengers will be so sorry you ended up with...More

Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

When we arrived we were greeted with friendly smiles. Are captain was very nice and informative and he made a effort to get us to the best spot on the water. There were so many whales you did not know were to look (all humpback...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

From start to finish this experience was incredible!! We saw 2 types of seals, porpoises and 3 types if whales! Our guide was the owner he was entertaining, knowledgeable and so friendly! For me the key to making this trip great was the zodiac! Quick...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank pattiandboys
Reviewed August 13, 2018

We went to St Andrews in early July and chose to go out with Fundy Tide Runners to whale watch! What an awesome experience. We got to see Minke whales, a Finback, tons of sea birds, including eagles as well as harbour seals and other...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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