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Iceberg Quest Ocean Tours

52 Main Street | Iceberg Quest Premises, Pier 52, Twillingate, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
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A great ride

Iceberg Quest always gives a great tour. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable. This was our... read more

Reviewed 1 February 2018
stewc2
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New York City, New York
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Great cultural atmosphere

I went on this tour in July and was very impressed! Great crew and an overall excellent experience... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2018
Madison B
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Iceberg Quest Ocean Tours has daily sightseeing boat tours departing from Twillingate, an outport community on the north east coast, internationally known as, "The Iceberg Capital of the World!". This is a land that is both familiar and mythical, where strangers are friends, and the unexpected is routine. There is no better place on earth to view 12,000 year old icebergs up close and personal. Every year the migrating humpback whales return to play and showcase their newly born calves. The world's closest iceberg viewing occurs during May and June, while the world's largest group of migrating whales visit our waters between June and August. Visit Canvas Cove Bistro and Twillingate Art Gallery on our premises.Two hour tours departing daily at 9:30am, 1:00pm, 4:00pm and 7:00pm with traditional and local music, snacks and full bar service. Screechins' on request. Private charters and special packages available. Experience the wonder of the rugged coastline and pristine waters as we take our guests to a place beyond their imagination. Step aboard ...Experience the WONDER...Your MEMORIES will last a LIFETIME!
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  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“captain barry” (12 reviews)
“canvas cove” (11 reviews)
“killer whales” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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52 Main Street | Iceberg Quest Premises, Pier 52, Twillingate, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
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Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

Iceberg Quest always gives a great tour. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable. This was our third trip with them and we have not been disappointed.

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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

I went on this tour in July and was very impressed! Great crew and an overall excellent experience! You could really feel the NL roots throughout the tour, from the music being played along the journey to the crews interaction with all of us passengers....More

Thank Madison B
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Driving like loons to get there on time. Arriving on the dock while people are stepping on board they waited for us to get our gear and tickets. We were happily greeted on board with smiles and welcomes. The crew could not do anything more...More

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Reviewed 22 September 2017

We live in Newfoundland and see Icebergs all the time. When we traveled to Twillingate this summer we noticed that there was an Iceberg tour. Since icebergs are fairly common to us we figured why bother but it was a lovely day and decided it...More

Thank day3611
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Reviewed 2 September 2017

The tour we had booked with had to cancel due to rough water (a much smaller boat) so we decided to go with Iceberg Quest. We knew it was late in the season so seeing an iceberg would be lucky. The staff kept saying they...More

Thank S279OKmichaelw
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Reviewed 24 August 2017

We went out with this tour company to see some whales and icebergs. Unfortunately the whales didn't cooperate but the iceberg sure did. The crew was professional, friendly and sure looked after us. The iceberg beer was cold and refreshing while out on tour ....More

Thank steeeve
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

My and husband and I went on the tour in hopes of getting to see an iceberg that was spotted. Unfortunately it was too far out however the tour was not a waste of time. Our captain kept us out a bit longer due to...More

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Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

What a glorious day it was with Ocean Quest! The crew was sooooo down to earth and we learned a ton! Unbelievably and so late in he season, there was an unexpected iceberg and the crew took us out to view it! They went the...More

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Reviewed 4 August 2017

There were four of us and we were disappointed. We were looking forward to seeing icebergs whales and puffins. We saw none of the above. Friends had booked with another company and were told there were no whales or icebergs in the area and were...More

Thank Judy R
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Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

I have done both iceberg and whale watching tours with Iceberg Quest in St John's and they have always been the best. I had the chance to take a tour while in Twillingate and it was equally good! It was late in the season, but...More

Thank Laura O
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triplanner2016
28 March 2016|
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Response from IcebergQuest | Property representative |
Hello! There really is no best time of the day to see icebergs and whales. Iceberg Quest has an extraordinary track record spotting icebergs and whales, and on every departure we make the extra effort to encounter them. Due... More
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Patricia M
25 January 2015|
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Response from Adventurat | Reviewed this property |
Google "Twillingate iceberg season" for the answer to the first question. As for "top rated hotel", a little searching in TripAdvisor will give you that answer.
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