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“Awesome and informative tour”

Bird Island Boat Tour
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Owner description: Loads of Puffins, plus seals and bald eagles - boat tours daily from May 8-late Sept. 40th year operating, with a new tour boat, 'Puffin Express'. A coastal experience all in the family will love with lots of open windows for great photos and fresh sea air. We'll even puppy-sit your pet while you take our tour !
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Stairs / elevator, Activities for young children
Woodstock, Canada
1 review
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“Awesome and informative tour”
Reviewed November 18, 2012

Excellent tour! We had a wonderful time and would highly recommend tour to everyone. Friendly and informative.

Visited July 2012
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Jacksonville, Florida
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360 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 393 helpful votes
“A Stormy Trip!”
Reviewed November 3, 2012 via mobile

A very good tour. However we should have gone on a better day. After we took off the weather got rough. Still a fun time was had by all.

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1 Thank nole38
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Cambridge, Ontario, Canada
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5 reviews
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“Fantastic tour”
Reviewed September 9, 2012

Captain Vince and his son Ian are knowledgeable and know how to amuse a large group of tourism. The tour was entertaining and informative.

Visited August 2012
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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Fantastic Tour”
Reviewed September 4, 2012

We had a great time on this fantastic tour! We saw a tonne of birds - Puffins, Razorbills, Guillemots (with their "sexy red legs!"), a Northern Gannet and Cormorants. This tour was both entertaining and informative.

Visited July 2012
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USA
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“A Nova Scotia Highlight”
Reviewed August 15, 2012

My family and I took the boat tour in August, and we enjoyed it thoroughly. The captain and his mate were entertaining, with enough opinion and local color that you felt like you weren't at Disney Land. The crew were also on hand to answer questions. Since it was late in the season and most Puffins had left already, the mate perched on top of the boat and helped look out for Puffins, which are small birds on a big sea. We were successful in finding them and getting good looks at not only Puffins, but other seabirds and seals. The boat lingered and circled long enough that all of the 14 or so people on the boat got to see everything. We learned about the ecology of the islands, some local history, and of course about the birds' life histories. Seeing the bird islands and the beautiful scenery and hikes in the Cape Breton Highlands National Park were the highlights of our trip to Nova Scotia. I would not pass up this tour!

Visited August 2012
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