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OQ Close Encounters Twillingate - CLOSED

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Grant AMAZING Whale Finder and Photographer!!

We had the pleasure of having Grant our private whale finder. He is also very concern about the... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2015
Michellez_01
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Lots of Fun

This is a no-brainer is you want to have a fun and enjoyable ride in Twillingate. It isn't the... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2015
Murray S
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13 Aug 2015
“Grant AMAZING Whale Finder and Photographer!!”
7 Jul 2015
“Lots of Fun”
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Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

We had the pleasure of having Grant our private whale finder. He is also very concern about the welfare of the ocean life and very informative about everything ocean and photography 😀 I am usually so uncomfortable on boats from motion sickness. When Grant said...More

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank Michellez_01
Reviewed 7 July 2015

This is a no-brainer is you want to have a fun and enjoyable ride in Twillingate. It isn't the largest of places, but Grant takes great care of you and offers interesting commentary. If you have never tried a zodiac ride, I highly recommend it....More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Murray S
Reviewed 6 July 2015

we are a family of four! (two teenage boys) we were originally concerned we would get wet and initially I was not planning to bring my lenses in the trip....but I did in a wet bag. Our guide Grant was truly amazing! he at all...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank eichhorn_m
Reviewed 2 July 2015

We went out with Grant to see two icebergs the other day. He was an enthusiastic and knowledgeable guide, we felt very safe and warm, and loved the icebergs. Everyone was helpful and friendly - great trip!

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank PeterandAlex
Reviewed 23 June 2015 via mobile

Grant took us out on an epic Zodiac journey to the furthest ice berg in the area and we checked out a bald eagle's nest on the way. On our way back we visited a couple other ice bergs up close too. Grant shared his...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank bobz06
Reviewed 19 June 2015

We decided to take a sunset ride out to the icebergs on our last night in Twillingate. We were given survival suits (fashionable but warm) and headed out despite the threat of rain. Grant kept a close watch on the weather and was prepared to...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank margaret h
Reviewed 15 June 2015

We had reserved kayaks for a half day tour with Grant in June 11th. When we arrived in the morning, the wind was too strong to go out, so he took us out for a quick boat ride in the little motorized Zodiac raft at...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank explodingrobots
Reviewed 15 June 2015

You will find this place by the Anchor Inn. I am not real comfortable on the water, but felt safe & secure on this trip. Grant is a great guide & captain, I felt totally safe with him. Your ship is the same type of...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank dt400blows
Reviewed 15 November 2014

Like a number of the other contributors, our experience was quite similar. We had an amazing experience with OQ Close Encounters Twilingate! My wife and I were certainly glad that we had chosen this company over the others to complete our 3 week trip of...More

Date of experience: July 2014
4  Thank xcskierottawa
Reviewed 15 September 2014

Our goal with Close Encounters was to kayak, but the weather didn't cooperate for the two days that we were in Twillingate. All the while we were hearing from locals "oh Grant is great. You'll love your tour with him". We were in contact with...More

Date of experience: August 2014
3  Thank micrane253
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