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Murphys The Cable Wharf-Whale Watching

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The Nature & Whale Watching Tour takes passengers to the mouth of the Halifax harbour, where the Atlantic Ocean meets the cliffs of Chebucto Head. While out on this adventure, the crew will pull a lobster trap from deep within the waters of the...more
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1751 Lower Water St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1S5, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Our tour guide and captain gave us a warm welcome, brought lots of engery and provided colourful commentary about the city.

Thank Angie L
Reviewed 5 days ago

October 12th was dark and rainy. Aftermath of hurricane was passing through Halifax. The boat / bus had no weather protection. Due to the inclement weather my wife was not feeling well . Tickets we purchased two weeks in advance were non-refundable from the time...More

Thank ramikulec
Reviewed 1 week ago

I ordered my ticket for the Peggy's Cove tour on Expedia. When I checked in at the ticket booth / meeting spot, the representatives from Ambassatours Gray Line were efficient and friendly. Waiting for the tour bus to arrive was a little chaotic. There was...More

Thank EhCee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Easy to book online, had a reminder of the trip, trip lasted about 1.25hrs, great trip down past cruise liners, past the piers and container terminal, across to car port past the St George’s and McNabs islands back up the harbour on Dartmouth side to...More

Thank EnglishDave99
Sarah G, Public Relations Manager at Murphys The Cable Wharf-Whale Watching, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello EnglishDave99, GREAT to hear that you had a great time on your tour of the harbour! Can you share the name of the vessel on which you adventured? Thanks!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recommend these tours highly. Tour guides are so informative and provide plenty of information about Halifax and surrounding area with a sense of humour. Thoroughly enjoyable.

Thank Mr M
Sarah G, Public Relations Manager at Murphys The Cable Wharf-Whale Watching, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Mr M, Thanks very much for this great review, recommendation, and 5-bubble rating! We're so glad that you enjoyed the Peggy's Cove Tour and would love to have you back, anytime.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great afternoon of sailing. The crew was very knowledgeable and even let me pilot for awhile. I would highly recommend this to everyone.

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Sarah G, Public Relations Manager at Murphys The Cable Wharf-Whale Watching, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Steve D, Thanks very much for this review, recommendation, and 5-bubble rating! We're glad that you had such a great sail an would love to have you back!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a fantastic time on this tour. It was very informational, it was fun and the tour guide was knowledgeable, funny and personable.

Thank MarielW
Sarah G, Public Relations Manager at Murphys The Cable Wharf-Whale Watching, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello MarielW, We're so glad that you enjoyed the Harbour Hopper Tour in Sydney, Nova Scotia and thank you very much for this fantastic review and 5-bubble rating. In your opinion, what was the very best part of the tour?

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

WE went as a family for my birthday- me, my young son and my mother. The crew were very helpful and accomadationg- the food was nice, however it would have been nice to have more variety- eg. 2 options for side veggies, etc. The bartender...More

Thank Ursula K
Sarah G, Public Relations Manager at Murphys The Cable Wharf-Whale Watching, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Ursula K, SO glad that you and your guests had such a great time on your first cruise! It's always wonderful to connect with other travellers, especially when it adds an extra level of fun to the adventure. We hope to see you all...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The trip itself was informative and I appreciated a tour option on both land and water that was short as my time in Halifax was short. It rained for part of it but they did the best they could to protect from elements by giving...More

Thank Marta A
Sarah G, Public Relations Manager at Murphys The Cable Wharf-Whale Watching, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Marta A, Based on your feedback, it sounds as if you traveled on our popular Harbour Hopper Tour! The tour is really a great option for anyone, especially guests visiting the city who are pressed for time but still want a quick tour of...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The trip was ok as it was nice to see Halifax by boat but was expecting so much more. The did let us help put up the sails but that was it. The boat did not sail well under sail. It's like the captain did...More

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Chanel B
5 July 2018|
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Response from Vshumaker | Reviewed this property |
I thought it was 2.5, but close enough.
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Jean M
14 July 2015|
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You should be able to get tickets when you are about to go on the tour. As stated in my review, this attraction DOES NOT provide a chance to see whales.
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