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Captain Zodiac

Cheticamp Waterfront, Cheticamp, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Date of Visit: August 11, 2017 A great whale watching adventure. The people are very nice... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2018
RogueTrippers
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Guelph, Canada
Fantastic Trip-

I rarely write review, good or bad, but we had such a great time that I had to take a second to... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2018
mcappetto2018
,
Lexington, Kentucky
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“whale watching” (12 reviews)
“see whales” (8 reviews)
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Cheticamp Waterfront, Cheticamp, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

Date of Visit: August 11, 2017 A great whale watching adventure. The people are very nice. The boat is small, but every seat is great. They are very knowledgeable about Whales and want their guests to experience the beauty of whales. We saw a lot...More

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Reviewed 14 February 2018

I rarely write review, good or bad, but we had such a great time that I had to take a second to write a quick one. We had Captain Rick and he not only was a great Captain, but also a great tour guide, Very...More

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Reviewed 10 September 2017

We were looking for a whale watching adventure and happened to get the last 4 seats on the 5pm Zodiac. We were out on the water for about 45 minutes when a pod of pilot whales was spotted. It was simply amazing to see them....More

Thank Lisa M
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Reviewed 5 September 2017

Despite having some miscommunication issues, once we got in the boat to head out to our whale watch and snorkel we couldn't have been happier! If you intend on snorkelling, definitely plan to be flexible. It took us three days before the stars aligned and...More

Thank Nicole L
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Reviewed 2 September 2017

Wasn't sure what to expect when I saw the snorkelling with whales on the site. And when we're out in the Gulf of St Lawrence jumping into the water while the pilot whales were swimming near us, it was a thrilling and humbling experience. A...More

Thank Terrence H
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

We were scheduled to snorkel with the whales but learned the waves were too big for this excursion. Our girls were very disappointed to hear this. Captain Quentin took us out and we had a fun wavy, slightly wet ride out to find some whales....More

Thank 69cynthiab
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Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed the tour very much seeing seals, dolphins, a small pod of whales and a couple of special treats on our way back-a bald eagle and a giant sea turtle who popped up for air. The views of the park from the sea are...More

Thank Kelly M
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Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

What a delightful experience. We took the 5:30 trip and have no complaints. Captain Wesley was friendly and located numerous pods of Pilot whales. He situated the zodiac so the whales came nearby and were easy to photograph. The cost of the 2 hour trip...More

Thank Rockwoodrose
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Reviewed 7 August 2017

Not only did our 6:00pm cruise take us to minke and pilot whales (5 pods of latter), but we also saw harbour porpoises, seals, many unusual birds, and a large group of jellyfish. Captain Wesley provided narration that tied in recent events and other points...More

Thank Pendarella
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Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Quentin was our knowledgable and gracious guide at Capt. Zodiac. He took us out on a fantastic 2.5 hour tour of the Cabot Trail coastline - we saw seals and a pod of pilot whales that stayed with us for over 45 minutes. Brilliant!

Thank NicMacD
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sexysniper
31 July 2017|
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Response from Javeria1 | Reviewed this property |
Yes boats are smaller, best view of ocean waves and thrill ride !
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DiverDar
13 February 2017|
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Response from dmmacneil | Reviewed this property |
I live in New Victoria on the other side of the island. there are lots of hotels and motels on trip adviser for Cheticamp. we stayed at the pilot whale chalets in Cheticamp two yrs ago. They were very nice and clean. when... More
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