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Amoeba Sailing Tours day tours

Baddeck Bay, Baddeck, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Nice if you are feeling lazy!

Nice laidback trip! The captain was funny and talkative. While sailing the captain whistles and... read more

Reviewed 27 January 2018
Rajesh P
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Canada
Fabulous cruise on on the Bras d'Or Lakes

Thanks to Captain John for a great cruise. We left promptly and on schedule for a one hour and... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2017
ScubaDon2010
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Baddeck, Canada
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Baddeck Bay, Baddeck, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Reviewed 27 January 2018

Nice laidback trip! The captain was funny and talkative. While sailing the captain whistles and throws some fish up in the air and the eagle flies there and catches the fish - the stunt worth wathching! They also sail by the house of Alexander Graham...More

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Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Thanks to Captain John for a great cruise. We left promptly and on schedule for a one hour and forty-five minute cruise on the beautiful Bras d'Or Lakes. Before leaving the dock there was a safety briefing by one of the crew. Shortly after leaving...More

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Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

What a fun cruise. The captain and his crew are such characters. It was totally worth the money! We saw bald eagle and seals while sailing. It's a pretty sail boat built by the captains father. They even offered us blankets so we wouldn't be...More

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Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Great day! Sunny and warm. Crew was informative and funny. Although we didn’t see any eagles they did say there were about 350 pairs! Fun afternoon sail

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Reviewed 20 September 2017

My wife and I enjoyed our Sailing tour on the Amoeba. We were comfortable and felt safe. The crew was awesome giving an informative history of the area and their sense of humor kept us entertained the whole time. They would call out to Eagles...More

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Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

It looked like it may rain but magically we had good sailing weather. The sailing boat-ship?- was comfortable and the crew a delight. The trip was approximately 1 1/2 hours long and the time flew by. Spectacular views, eagle sightings and informative commentary- a delight!...More

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Reviewed 12 September 2017

This is a Can't Miss schooner sailing tour on Bras d'Or lake out of Baddeck. Very informative narration of Bell's home there (Beinn Bhreagh). Excellent views of the lake and the occasional bald eagle.

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Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Wonderful time. Would highly recommend. Would go back a second time. And will bring family next time.

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Reviewed 11 September 2017

We were able to take the sailing boat tour after calling the day previous. Captain John was very accomodating and his crew very adept and knowledgeable. We had heard he sometimes feeds eagles onboard, but we only saw the eagles' nest. He was very knowledgeable...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2017

This is a "must do" experience. The boat is beautiful, the crew is friendly, funny and attentive, and very professional. We enjoyed a sail around the bay, saw bald eagles, seals, marine birds, the Alexander Graham Bell home, and learned a lot about the Baddeck...More

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Tae K
3 August 2016|
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Response from yygrrl | Reviewed this property |
There were no pets on our sail. I sort of doubt it, but you should call or email them directly about it!
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Teri D
30 January 2015|
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Response from Nosnow58 | Reviewed this property |
It cost us $20 each,well worth it. They have a web site you can check there
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Teri D
30 January 2015|
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Response from Sunni B | Reviewed this property |
Yes I was there in Sept.14 It was 25 dollars Canadian plus HST at 13% Yes we also tipped. The owner/captain gives the tips to the young people that help him. It is a really nice time.
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