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Port aux Basques Marine Excursions Inc.

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About Port aux Basques Marine Excursions Inc.
Seasoned professional Newfoundland fishermen, father and son team George and Andy, are thrilled to offer Deep Sea Fishing, Lighthouse Picnics and cultural boat tours to resettled communities. Woven into your authentic Newfoundland experience is delightful stories of local people and their way of life. Learn about our marine life and wildlife, and how to clean and fillet fish. Lobster and crab deomstrations are included in all Deep Sea Fishing and Lighthouse Picnic tours.
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Definitely recommend this tour. It was more than I could even imagine. My family came from 3 of the 4 places we visited it left me feeling at peace to see where my family came from. We seen caribou on some islands. It was great...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Mandy R, General Manager at Port aux Basques Marine Excursions Inc., responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your very positive review. We are happy you took advantage of the opportunity to see the places where your family came from. We are always excited to see caribou too. Thanks again for your kind words. We appreciate it.

Reviewed August 10, 2019

An actual wonderful and awesome experience!!! I booked the Cod Fishing for myself and 2 kids a week before our vist back to Newfoundland with the intentions of going on Friday at 7:00am. Mandy was in contact with me a few times before our scheduled...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Mandy R, Manager at Port aux Basques Marine Excursions Inc., responded to this reviewResponded August 11, 2019

Thank you for your very positive review. We enjoyed the surprise of seeing the orcas as well, it's a rare occurrence and we were very fortunate that day. Thank you once again for your interest in our tours and for your business, we appreciate it.

Reviewed August 2, 2019

WoW...Skipper George took us in an amazing boat tour to the ghost town of Petites & a stop at the Rose Blanche Lighthouse built in 1871. Sometimes history needs to be touched by your own hand & seen with your own eyes 😃 Thanks Skipper...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Mandy R, Manager at Port aux Basques Marine Excursions Inc., responded to this reviewResponded August 6, 2019

Thank you kindly for your review. We agree with what you said, that seeing history for yourself makes all the difference. Thanks again for touring with us.

Reviewed July 6, 2019

We arrived at Port Aux Basques just in time to go cod jigging with Captains George & Andy! An excellent experience overall. We caught cod and learned about local history as well. A very enjoyable experience. Thanks too to Mandy who got us on the...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank David R
Mandy R, Manager at Port aux Basques Marine Excursions Inc., responded to this reviewResponded July 28, 2019

Thank you for your review and positive words. We're happy that you enjoyed your tour. We appreciate your business.

Reviewed December 10, 2018

Take a trip to the resettled community's along Newfoundlands south west coast and go back in time where there are no cars you won't be disappointed

Date of experience: July 2018
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Mandy R, Manager at Port aux Basques Marine Excursions Inc., responded to this reviewResponded December 11, 2018

Thank you for your comments about our Resettlments Grand Tour. We thoroughly enjoy bringing people to our resettlements and showing them a different way of life in places where it seems time has stood still. We are happy you enjoyed your tour.

Reviewed August 23, 2018

Do not hesitate to book an excursion! We did 2 and I wish we did more!! Amazing from start to finish! Mandy was so prompt to reply and answer my questions and I had a lot! Mandy, Skipper George and Andy are great people and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Mandy R, Owner at Port aux Basques Marine Excursions Inc., responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2018

We are so happy that you had an enjoyable experience with us from start to finish. We love to promote this beautiful, often overlooked, area of Newfoundland Labrador. Your comments are a compliment to us for sure. Thank you so very much for taking the...More

Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

Went out with these guys August 6th with my brother and brother in law great trip we got our limit of cod and had a good time and was a good learning experience if you have never cod jigged before .They offer many types of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Mandy R, Owner at Port aux Basques Marine Excursions Inc., responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2018

Thank you for the positive review of your Deep Sea Fishing experience. We strive to offer memorable experiences for all our guests and thrive on helping first-timers catch their first cod fish. We're glad you enjoyed your trip and we appreciate your comments.

Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

An amazing experience. We, my mom and I, booked last minute, as they had an opening. (Check the FB page frequently as they post availability) The Skipper and crew were wonderful, very friendly and knowledgable. Donna and Shirley were excellent guides in the small resettled...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Mandy R, Owner at Port aux Basques Marine Excursions Inc., responded to this reviewResponded August 15, 2018

Thank you for your positive review of our Experience Rose Blanche/Petites tour. This is a pilot project of ours for this season and your review, along with comments from others, will help us to make decisions for next season. Thanks once again, we appreciate your...More

Reviewed August 4, 2018

Last year we did the Mackerel fishing, and it was a great time. George and Andy were great. This year we returned, with another group, and did 2 Resettlement Excursion one with George and Mandy one with George and Andy. it was a great time....More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Mandy R, Owner at Port aux Basques Marine Excursions Inc., responded to this reviewResponded August 12, 2018

Thank you for your very positive review. We're so glad you enjoyed the local lobsters! The orcas that surfaced again and again were quite thrilling to see; we're happy you and your group got to experience that. Thank you once again for your repeat business...More

Reviewed July 25, 2018

We had an amazing day on the water, loved the lighthouse picnic, and enjoyed the beautiful scenery. It was the first time my grandkids had been in a fishing boat and they were ecstatic when they held the lobster! Skipper George was awesome with the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Mandy R, Owner at Port aux Basques Marine Excursions Inc., responded to this reviewResponded July 26, 2018

Thank you for your review of your Lighthouse Picnic tour. We are so happy that you had an enjoyable experience and we appreciate your recommendation. Skipper George thoroughly enjoys talking about the lobster fishery and showing guests lobsters during his lobster demonstration, especially children. Thanks...More

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Response from Mandy R | Property representative |
Hello IdaM598, You can book a tour at any time by calling 709-694-0563. We offer four main tours which have different durations ranging from 2 hours to 8 hours, and we also offer charters. You can also book online on our... More
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