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Fundy Tide Runners Whale Watching

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About Fundy Tide Runners Whale Watching
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 meeting you !
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was easy to sign up online and be in contact by telephone when it was necessary because of possible weather conditions. The staff was incredible. From the person on the phone with postponement due to weather and the captain on the boat. My wife...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank DarrylR142
Reviewed October 10, 2019 via mobile

Front office staff was super friendly and helpful, both in the phone and in person. Make your reservations in advance, follow up and confirm and be there 45 min. early. Being early is important as they need the time to gather, instruct, get in suits...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Judith D
Reviewed October 6, 2019

This was our favorite time of our trip to Maine and Canada. Captain Dave was so knowledgeable about the area and the whales after 25 years of driving the zodiac boat that it made it amazing. We saw three whale types and Dave allowed plenty...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank smsutherland2016
Reviewed October 5, 2019

We docked in Saint John off a cruise ship and made the easy drive over the highway (about an hour) to Saint Andrews to go whale watching with Fundy Tide Runners. I'm so glad we did this because the excursion on our cruise was over...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank bmp41288
Reviewed October 1, 2019

At the spur of the moment we woke up and decided to go whale watching. We wanted to do a zodiac tour because we had never done one and we recalled the Rick Mercer episode where he did a zodiac tour and it looked cool....More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank mkleggs_2012
Reviewed September 24, 2019 via mobile

We were at a Pleasure Way RV Rally in St. Andrews when we booked the whale watch. Our guide went above and beyond to assure a great experience. Although the outing was supposed to be for 2 hrs, he explored the area until he spotted...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Susan A
Reviewed September 22, 2019

Captain Dave was fantastic! Fundy Bay did not disappoint. We were blessed to see Humpback, Fin, Minke and the rare Right whale. It was a grand slam! Our group enjoyed our time and my 80-year-old mother said it was the highlight of our trip. Thank...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Cheryl S
Melissa R, Owner at Fundy Tide Runners Whale Watching, responded to this reviewResponded September 23, 2019

Hi Cheryl, We are very pleased to know you had an enjoyable time on the water with us. A GRAND SLAM - wow ! Captain Dave knows how to find the whales ! Glad your Mom was able to create such an incredible memory with...More

Reviewed September 7, 2019

We spent 20 days exploring the Maritimes and all of it was fantastic. We topped it off with a whale watching tour with Fundy Tide Runners. Captain Greg was great ! We were able to see several whales plus seals and puffins. It was our...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Laurie W
Reviewed September 3, 2019

We had the best tour!!! Great captain (Dave).. took us on a search for a rare whale that was sited earlier in the day... we didn’t see it but we did see fin whales,, humpback whales (one with a calf) and a few porpoise and...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Shelley M
Reviewed September 1, 2019

Funds Tide Runners are the best whale watching in Saint Andrews. The staff is very friendly and helpful. Our Zodiac Capt for this trip. Was Pat. He answered all questions and found some exciting whale spotting. I am a big activist for the whales and...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Tonya B
April 15, 2018|
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Response from Shelley M | Reviewed this property |
We went the first week in September.. humpback whales, finback whales, rare dolphins and a couple sharks ... awesome day
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daniel r
June 23, 2015|
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Doesn't matter. A little cooler in the morning and late afternoon. I went mid-day and it was perfect. Bring a scarf or hat for warmth and gloves. The boat is moving and it is chilly! Body is warm in the floatation suit.
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