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A real pleasurable adventure!

It was our 20th anniversary when we did this. We found it a great day out, lovely chances for... read more

Reviewed 12 May 2018
Catherine G
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One of the best boat tours I've ever done

Skipper Jim's is bluntly one of the best boat tours I've ever been on. We contacted Jim shortly... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2017
tsg1965
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Collingwood, Canada
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5 Gillards Ln, Twillingate, Newfoundland and Labrador A0G 4M0, Canada
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Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

It was our 20th anniversary when we did this. We found it a great day out, lovely chances for photography, we still have the photos on computer now. The fun began when a whale decided to have fun with us, hitting itself off the side...More

1  Thank Catherine G
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Skipper Jim's is bluntly one of the best boat tours I've ever been on. We contacted Jim shortly after our arrival in Twillingate Aug. 29. As soon as he said fishing, we were ready to go. Even though he was busy with other chores, he...More

1  Thank tsg1965
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

My husband and I visited Twillingate in August 2017. We decided to go on a boat tour with Jim. Jim showed us the nesting areas of osprey and bald eagles. We saw three osprey and five bald eagles! We were also allowed to jig for...More

Thank Jen N
Reviewed 11 August 2017

We had an amazing outing with Skipper Jim. He made our outing very memorable and personal to what we wanted to do. Took us out to see a breathtaking Iceberg and then we got to "jig a cod"!! Skipper Jim was so knowledgeable but very...More

Thank heidiparfitt
Reviewed 22 July 2017

I booked a Tour to celebrate my 50th birthday together with Friends at a special place. The communication via eMail was pretty good. I got always immediate answers from Jim. During our Vacation, I monitored the weather forecast all the time, always fearing to have...More

Thank KarinRat
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

We had a highly successful outing with Skipper Jim. It was a chilly rainy day, and Jim was worried we'd come back cold wet and unhappy. And while we were wet and cold by the end of the tour, we were most definitely happy. Jim...More

1  Thank Avi L
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Skipper Jim was like meeting a long-lost friend. He's as nice and gracious in person as he is by email. His passion for the sea and stars are awe-inspiring. If you're able to see the icebergs (and whales) with him, you're blessed. He was soooooo...More

2  Thank Shannon L
Reviewed 12 August 2015

Jim is an amazing guide who tries to cater the tour to the group. Jim is extremely knowledgeable and friendly. Jim also has an observatory which we went to in the evening to see the constellations. We learned a tremendous amount while viewing the night...More

2  Thank susanw1000
Reviewed 1 August 2015

My husband and I booked our anniversary trip to NFLD a couple of months in advance and since fishing is his ultimate favourite thing to do in the world, we made sure two fishing tours in Twillingate were on our itinerary. The first day we...More

2  Thank prairie_ola
Reviewed 7 July 2015

Skipper Jim will give you a tour with a personal touch and if it's the right time whales and icebergs too! If not , always the most beautiful scenery anywhere and you can catch a fish or two. Plus, how many Newfoundland fisherman have their...More

2  Thank Saltboxguy
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