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Ingonish Whale Watching

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We started out the tour by checking out a bald eagle nest, and then going to check out some seals which was really cool. We drove for quite some time and didn't see any whales (We did see an ocean sunfish though!), so they asked...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank lcctravels
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

6 of us went out on the Zodiac today. I went with the right company and boat. We saw a huge fin back whale and follwed him for a while. It was incredible! Seeing it from the water level of the Zodiac was priceless. Our...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank BRondeau
Reviewed August 10, 2019

When we booked this tour, we really weren’t sure what to expect and we were very pleasantly surprised. The boat was cool-a traditional fishing boat, the captain and first mate were friendly and answered all questions. We saw bald eagles, seals and Fin whales. The...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank SJD2112
Reviewed July 27, 2019

We knew going in that there really weren't many large whales in this area. But the boat is more comfortable than a zodiac and the captain really tried to show us other sights and wildlife in addition to searching for whales. We saw eagles in...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Mark P
Reviewed July 25, 2019 via mobile

The boat is definitely not fancy, it’s a fishing boat with benches to sit on. The captain does a little safety speech but there is none of the usual banter and colour one would expect on one of these trips. We saw bald eagles and...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank vmchick
Reviewed July 22, 2019 via mobile

We booked a tour with Ingonish Whale Watching and went out with them on their 45 ft. Joan Malachi. We had a beautiful day on the water and enjoyed seeing the beautiful coast from the sea. We were out for about 2 hours and 15...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank EJW3
Reviewed July 8, 2019

Staying at Keltic Lodge it was only a short hop in the car down to Ingonish beach. 13 of us went out at 10am in the big boat. Although we saw a number of bald eagles and some porpoises the whales proved elusive. After 2...More

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank Wendy W
Reviewed June 19, 2019

We called in the afternoon and were able to join five other people on a whale watch in the large zodiac. We saw a bald eagle quite close up on the way out, sitting on his nest with an eaglet visible. Soon after, saw two...More

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank lisadtoth
Reviewed October 18, 2018

We originally booked with another company who cancelled at the last minute and an upcoming expected change in weather meant it was our only day to get out on the water to see whales. I called Ingonish Whale Watching in the hope they could take...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank natureschild2
Reviewed September 17, 2018

I took the Whale Watching tour on Sunday 9-9-18 and want to say what a great trip it was. The owner was honest and proclaimed due to weather thy had not been out since the following Thursday and could not say what we may see....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kathy P
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