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Brier Island Whale and Seabird Cruises

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223 Water St, Westport, Nova Scotia B0V 1H0, Canada
+1 902-839-2995
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Even although the weather was not on our side with quite limited visibility our guides on this... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Jambos44
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Mersham, kent
Amazing afternoon!

Even though it was very misty, we went out in search of whales. What an adventure! The crew were... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Bernie P
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Lacombe, Canada
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You'll join a scientific survey as we explore the Bay of Fundy, a corner of the Atlantic that's incredibly rich in marine life. There are humpback, finback, and the critically endangered right whale. You'll see porpoises, dolphins, and seals as well as seabirds that come as far away as Antarctica-an entire marine ecosystem in action.Join us on the Mega Nova, a 50 foot vessel certified to carry 50 passengers r on our 24 foot Zodiac, the Cetacean Adventure, certified to carry 12 passengers for a whale watch experience you will never forget!Dedicated to research and education since 1984. Cruises daily. May to October
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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223 Water St, Westport, Nova Scotia B0V 1H0, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

Even although the weather was not on our side with quite limited visibility our guides on this whale watching trip and the skipper got us up close with a mother and calf who were totally relaxed and put on an amazing display of breaching and...More

Thank Jambos44
Reviewed 4 days ago

Even though it was very misty, we went out in search of whales. What an adventure! The crew were incredibly knowledgeable and told us a lot about the whales and other marine life. Although visibility was poor, we saw several humpbacks, notably a female -...More

Thank Bernie P
Reviewed 4 days ago

The operators of this company were referred to me by a group that I toured with in the Dominican Republic (Conscious Breath Adventures). Being the whale junkie that I am, my goal this year was to follow the east coast humpback migration from the Silver...More

Thank Alicia T
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Amazing tour, even on a very foggy day !! Very knowledgeable and professional crew. Got to spend a considerable amount of time with Mama Squiggles and her calf. Truly an unforgettable experience. Would highly recommend a whale tour with Brier Island Whale and Seabird Cruises.

Thank MarlaCToronto
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

it was so foggy you could barely see your hand in front of your face. The captain still found mother and daughter humpback whales and dolphins. we were able to stay with them for quite a while. Friendly, low key crew were very knowledgeable. 3...More

Thank kelly4075
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had such a great time along -so much knowledge was passed along from the naturalists and we saw 10 different humpbacks. No shortage of photo ops and it was fun to get up on the top to see even better

Thank scarey23
Reviewed 1 week ago

We joined two dozen folks for a 3+ hour cruise on the larger Mega Nova boat, not a Zodiac, which made the choppy water more manageable. The crew were great - very professional and knowledgable and eager to share their considerable knowledge of the whales...More

Thank tjw007
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have always wished to go visit the whales, the staff on the boat were so great and shared the information with enthusiam although it was a rainy dark day, we saw whales both Momma's and babies, next time I go back I plan on...More

Thank Chris W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had so much for dog so it was difficult finding the whales but they did and it was just fantastic

Thank Campscooby
Reviewed 1 week ago

The day of our trip, the waters seemed to be pretty rough. The customer service staff did an excellent job with maintaining contact in regards to the possibility of cancellation. The smaller boat had been cancelled, but the staff saved seats for the displaced customers...More

Thank RaySommer
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Dhaval S
24 August 2017|
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Response from ramandeep s | Reviewed this property |
There are not a lot of options to reach Brier island using public transport/tourist bus options. Check websites like kijiji and you might find someone willing to drive you their for a charge.
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Ann292013
31 July 2017|
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Response from LovingHolidayTime | Reviewed this property |
I think the Zodiac is better, moves at higher speeds and reduces possible motion sickness. Although, when it's sitting still in the water, and you're waiting to see a whale, you may feel it then. Ultimately, Zodiac is... More
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lindagazo
27 April 2017|
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Response from SLonergan | Property representative |
Hello Unfortunately, we don't recommend the zodiac for children 5 and under.
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