We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices
Sponsored by:
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: Trinity, Newfoundland and Labrador A0C 2S0, Canada
Phone Number: +1 709-464-3712
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Closed now
See all hours
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

Our tour company focus provides whale, puffin and iceberg tours in Trinity,...

Our tour company focus provides whale, puffin and iceberg tours in Trinity, Trinity Bay, Newfoundland by Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) and Kayak ! Our goal is to show our guests the beauty of Newfoundland from the water, while, at the same time, show respect to all animals that we see. . See and hear humpbacks and other marine wildlife from the comfort of our RHIB! You can see Minke, Sperm, Fin and Humpback whales as well as Orcas, Gannets, Eagles Seals, Puffins, great schools of Capelin that the whales gorge themselves upon. Enjoy the spectacular scenery along our route plus sea caves, aviaries and colonies of seabirds. After your tour enjoy tea or coffee and lunch at the lodge where you can share your memories of your Experience of a Lifetime, our theme and mantra!!

Please look up our Lodge as well Trinity Eco-tours Lodge located right alongside St. Paul's Anglican Church, the biggest church in Trinity.

read more
Book In Advance
More Info
and up
Trinity Bay Whale Watching Tour
More Info
and up
Whale Watching Marine Wildlife Excursion by Zodiac
More Info
and up
Trinity Tow 'N' Go Kayak Tour

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 77 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 68
  • 1
    Very good
  • 4
  • 0
  • 3
Humpbacks, bald eagles and fun in a zodiac!

We arrived early to Trinity Bay and realized we had forgotten our snacks back at the hotel in Bonavista. Fortunately, there is a café in the house with the tour office so the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed August 27, 2016
Ottawa, ON, Canada
Add Photo Write a Review

77 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Showing 76: English reviews
Ottawa, ON, Canada
Level Contributor
45 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016

We arrived early to Trinity Bay and realized we had forgotten our snacks back at the hotel in Bonavista. Fortunately, there is a café in the house with the tour office so the lovely ladies there made us sandwiches and tea. I was a litlle worried about getting sea sick so I took some Gravol an hour before our tour... More 

Thank 4partharmonygal
Boxmoor, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

Declared no tour at 08:30 and told to move to 13:00 with no guarantee that the tour would run. That despite staying overnight in the owners B&B. Not good. Disappointing, and a long 1,200km round trip. Unhappy!!!

Thank Kate G
SkipperBob_60, Owner at Trinity Eco-Tours, responded to this review

I read your review but I do not think that you have the whole story. I am Skipper Bob who does the tours and we have probably the most intimate whale watching experience in the world other than swimming with whales. Our pictures on Facebook and videos on Youtube are unsurpassed for a little privately owned company. We try to... More 

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

Skipper Bob was a great host for this tour, looking for whales off Trinity. His pre departure talk helped outline the safety aspects and let us know what whales we may possibly see once out in the water. We were all outfitted with survival suits and soon were on our way. bob took the time to search for whales, which... More 

Thank moffer
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016

We decided last minute to go when we woke up to better weather than expected. We are SOOOO glad we did. I had to pull the kids out of bed and not knowing what to expect, they complained (a lot). But upon seeing our first whale really close up, my 14year old said "I'm so glad you made us get... More 

Thank Emmanuelle S
Hamilton, Canada
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016

Do yourself a favour and go on this tour!!!!!!!!!!! This is a wonderful boat ride in Trinity, NL. It was overcast and we had already done 3 other boat rides in a two week span in NL so weren't quite sure if we wanted to take the time and money to try another. The others had been largely unsuccessful in... More 

Thank hiderjessica
Tel Aviv District, Israel
Level Contributor
34 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016

We had a great tour this week. At the begging the weather was terrible - but eco-tour have warm water proof suits that absolutely saved the situation. I did this ride together with my seven year old. We see about 15 different whales and many bald eagles. Operators knows the whales and birds locations, very experience and can teach about... More 

Thank Dima F
Level Contributor
3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

Took the 4 hour Go and Tow kayak adventure. Was awesome. While waiting for the tow to start we had tea in the dining room...someone was playing music in the corner...so peaceful. The scenery on the tour was beautiful...got really close to some hunpback whales. Gerard was our guide...he made the trip so much fun.

Thank R R
Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

August 14th Some days you see them some you don't. This day I felt like we were in a dream! The whales were everywhere! It certainly was worth the drive from St. John's and would do if again in a heart beat. All suited up in a full floatation suit I thought we would get hot but it was comfortable... More 

Thank G w
Ottawa, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016

This was my first whale-watching tour in the 41 years that I have been visiting inlaws in Newfoundland. I had heard nothing but rave reviews about Bob Bartlett's Eco-Tours since it started six years ago. Yesterday, it all came together. We were surrounded by humpbacks breaching, rolling, blowing, slapping flukes and putting on a real show. Bob is fully engaged... More 

Thank Finni56
Barrie, Canada
Level Contributor
9 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016

Wow. After having a disappointing first whale tour experience in another area of Newfoundland due to heavy fog (didn't see any whales that day!) we went in to this one with relatively low expectations... which where quickly exceeded. The staff were welcoming and helped us get suited up and were were quickly underway. Within 2-3 minutes of leaving the dock... More 

Thank JaySqu

Travelers who viewed Trinity Eco-Tours also viewed


Been to Trinity Eco-Tours? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Trinity Eco-Tours and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from Trinity Eco-Tours staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Will you pick up and drop off at my hotel?
  • I have a family of 7. Can your tour accommodate all of us together?
  • How should I dress for this tour?