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Love Boat Whale Cruises

Quai Mathieu, Cheticamp, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Pretty good whale watching experience!

I don't have a lot of experience whale watching, so with that in mind, I'd say this was a pretty... read more

Reviewed August 21, 2017
Summer J
Tourists trap

Having experienced whale cruises before, this one was by far the worst. Felt like a tourist trap... read more

Reviewed August 13, 2017
pierrecote19
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Montreal, Canada
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Quai Mathieu, Cheticamp, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Reviewed August 21, 2017

I don't have a lot of experience whale watching, so with that in mind, I'd say this was a pretty good experience. There were more people on the boat than I've experienced in the past, but it never felt crowded and it seemed you could...More

Thank Summer J
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Reviewed August 13, 2017

Having experienced whale cruises before, this one was by far the worst. Felt like a tourist trap from the beginning. 3 hrs trip - No sightings at all - Just a few seaguls. Everybody on board looked miserables. Cold- sea sick. The guide was more...More

2  Thank pierrecote19
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Reviewed July 18, 2017 via mobile

Went on this trip and saw a couple of whales which was good. However we only got to take a couple of pics of them as it took us so long to find them. Our guide was very good and I would recommended this trip...More

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Reviewed July 17, 2017 via mobile

We went on a windy day, the water was choppy and we witnessed 2 kids throwing up, my kid and I almost did but he survived The guide was great but we saw no whales The ride was really rough and windy We saw a...More

Thank Dan P
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Reviewed July 10, 2017

This boat takes quite a few passengers - last year we went on a zodiac boat with only 11 passengers. This boat was much larger - with restrooms. You can walk about on it. Frank really made the trip. We did see whales (minke) and...More

Thank b d
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Reviewed June 27, 2017

Frank, our guide was a wealth of knowledge. Boat captain tried his best to catch up with another boat that had pod of whales circling...but all they were headed NW faster than we could catch up with them. Did see few minke whales, but need...More

Thank ValerieBenn
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Reviewed June 20, 2017

We saw lots of whales. The captain was expert at spotting whales in the distance and sailing to the busy areas. Frank, the guide, was very knowledgeable and accommodating and quite funny at times. This was a very pleasurable experience! The scenery of the coastal...More

Thank bettyandbruce
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Reviewed June 10, 2017 via mobile

Still early in the season we thought we would take a chance. I saw one whale but not for lack of trying by the crew. They went out of there way to look for them and we had a great cruise with an informative guide....More

Thank beagl741
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Reviewed October 11, 2016

We found these guys to be dishonest or at least evasive. We asked them before booking the afternoon whale watching trip in early October 2016 if there had been whale sightings that morning. The captain said that he had not been the one to drive...More

2  Thank J S
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Reviewed September 25, 2016

I've been on whale tours all over Cape Breton as of this summer because I finally got to go on one that leaves from Cheticamp - and it was awesome. The boat was comfortable with ample seating for everyone to see what was going on...More

Thank Andrea_mace
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