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Whale and iceberg watching

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Whale and iceberg watching

Hullo. I just booked a last minute trip for 3 days to St. John's, flying in tomorrow till Thurs. I'll be staying at MUN ($33/nt!! Love staying @ universities!)

I want to do at least day trip to go see whales and/or icebergs. Are their single-day tours that run out of St. John's, and do you know roughly what they cost?

Thanks in advance on short notice!

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1. Re: Whale and iceberg watching

I took the Gatherall Catermaran Tour from Baybulls. Baybulls is about 30 min. south of St.John's, and there are other tours from the same location. You will see a lot of whales at this time, as we caught the early part of the migration in early july and was told the ocean will be filled with them in 2 weeks.

Gatherall boats are very fast and costs a little less than $50 for 2-21/2 hr. ride. Ice bergs be gone in st.John's by now.

Hope you get this message in time.

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2. Re: Whale and iceberg watching

Humpbacks have been late getting into Witless Bay this year but there were a few around middle to the end of last week. Plenty down at St. Vincent's last week.

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Thanks for the info on Witless Bay. We were thinking of doing a puffin tour in Witless Bay and going whale-watching in Trinity. With this year's whale activity, would that make sense?

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