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Capt. Mark's Whale and Seal Cruise

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Fantastic thrilling experience

I visited in early Sept. and they had to cancel the trip I was scheduled to go on because of high... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Vancouver, Canada
Great people

Two couples scheduled a whale watching trip the day before. Paid via credit card. While traveling... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Lancaster, Ohio
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126 Harbour Rd, Pleasant Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I visited in early Sept. and they had to cancel the trip I was scheduled to go on because of high winds. They were courteous about informing me by email and I was able to rebook easily for the next day. Luckily it was calmer,...More

Thank lambheather
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Two couples scheduled a whale watching trip the day before. Paid via credit card. While traveling the Cabot Trail on the way to Capt Marks, one of the ladies became ill. We arrived at the check in place and advised that we would not be...More

Thank stevemu46
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were very lucky on our whale watching trip this week as Captain Mark and his crew member Elizabeth situated us close to a pod of 7 pilot whales. They cut the engines and while we drifted were surrounded by the whales diving and swimming....More

1  Thank KateJohn
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a fantastic time with Captain Giles on the Zodiac. The only way to see these amazing up close and personal. Captain Giles was wonderful. So interesting and full of great knowledge about the whales, seals and all other wildlife that we witnessed during...More

Thank Liz T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On our way to Ingonish we took a 2 hour tour with the Captain Marks team. Michelle, Captain Ron caotain Gilles. They were informative and fun. We saw pilot whales and a minkos whale. Well worth the stop in Pleasant Bay.

Thank PDF1958
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were excited to go whale watching in Pleasant Bay and picked Capt.Mark's for our trip. We appreciated the warning on their website to allow an additional 20 minutes for construction delays - we needed it! We've been on whale watch cruises many times and...More

Thank PDoug
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

August 2018, sea swells 6-10 feet with enough wind to bring up white-caps. Ron (excellent job!) piloted our zodiac group upwind through the waves, timing our motion over the waves to provide maximum comfort. We in fact did spot groups of pilot whales, a couple...More

Thank C H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We decided to go whale watching 2 days in a row on their 4pm trip. The captain, the researchers and his staff are all friendly and knowledgeable, we got to seen tons of pilot’s whales both days, it is worth the trip. The boat (Research...More

Thank Jeremie89
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Such a fun time seeing whales and seals with Capt. Mark last summer, that we came back again this year. The zodiac is a fast, exciting ride and allowed us to get incredibly close to the whales. We actually had one bump our boat. Capt....More

1  Thank Catherine R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were not disappointed. We got wet, very salty, saw whales, saw seals, saw interesting landscape. We did not get sea sick, we chewed gum. Great experience.

Thank fam6
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8 September 2018|
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Response from Tina R | Property representative |
Thank you for your interest in Capt Mark's. Unfortunately, we are closed September 15th. The fall is a windy time of year when most tours are canceled due to wind and the whales are heading back in October. I hooe this helps.
Peggy S
5 May 2018|
Response from shalon2711 | Reviewed this property |
i think so go into internet to their site