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Mariner Cruises Whale and Seabird Tours

#1 of 11 things to do in Brier Island Features Animals
325 Water Street, Nova Scotia B0V 1H0, Canada
+1 800-239-2189
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Started our excursion in the fog, with patience and a little time Mother Nature did her thing and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
jojandkmurwin
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Halifax, Canada
Great Trip!!!

We recently (July 7th) went on a whale watching cruise with Penny, Clayton and Chris. It was great... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Chipper2004
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Edmonton, Canada
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Come have a whale of a time with Mariner Cruises! Enjoy our friendlines, hospitality and expertise on board the Chad and Sisters Two as you watch whales and birds while sailing on the famous Bay of Fundy waters off of Brier Island. Expect to be amazed while making memories that last a lifetime!
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325 Water Street, Nova Scotia B0V 1H0, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Started our excursion in the fog, with patience and a little time Mother Nature did her thing and we enjoyed a 4+ hour cruise with Humpbacks(3+ different), minki, porpoises, many sea birds...what a tour. The highlight was a full grown female humpback cleaning her fins....More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

We recently (July 7th) went on a whale watching cruise with Penny, Clayton and Chris. It was great, we managed to find some Minke and Humpbacks! We ended up being right beside a Humpback on a couple of occasions and watched as they swam under...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

I have been whale watching a few times in a few different places, but this was the best by far! We saw so many humpback whales as well as dolphins and birds. The crew was amazingly knowledgeable and friendly! It didn't feel rushed and it...More

Thank PennyVC
Reviewed 5 days ago

A foggy yet sunny morning and with forty aboard the cruise boat we headed out 4 miles into the bay of Fundy in search for whales. The captain cut the engines and an eerie silence descended on the boat. Amy our tour guide, told us...More

Thank Liz L
FundyMariner, Front Office Manager at Mariner Cruises Whale and Seabird Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your lovely review! It sounds like you had a great time on our tour and thank you for your positive comments about Penny and Amy. They are very engaging tour guides. Did you capture a picture of the whale swimming under the...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Just Great people running this tour! Knowledgeable of the whales and sea birds. Put us in the area of the whales pretty directly. When the owner brings their own camera with them you know this is something they truly love and care about. To Penny...More

Thank ROADRUNNERII2017
FundyMariner, Front Office Manager at Mariner Cruises Whale and Seabird Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Our thanks for writing such a nice review of your tour experience. How nice that you picked up on Penny's enthusiasm for the whales. Yes, she does this everyday but still has never lost her excitement for the whales and for meeting our visitors. Sorry...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Beautiful weather - fog notwithstanding, calm seas, and a very capable crew made for a great first whale watching experience. We saw a minke, 2 humpbacks and a calf! Interesting and educational afternoon on the water. Two thumbs up!

Thank Anne E
FundyMariner, Front Office Manager at Mariner Cruises Whale and Seabird Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for posting a review about your first whale watching experience. We hope that it will not be your last, whether you tour with us again or go elsewhere. It is truly an educational and fun activity to see the whales.

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We went out on July 14th. We saw three fin back whales, the second largest next to the blue whale. It was suspected they were a family. Plenty of humpbacks, a minke whale, porpoises, dolphins and seals. The crew was super friendly and informative!!

Thank Thescowlingartist
FundyMariner, Front Office Manager at Mariner Cruises Whale and Seabird Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Good day! Thank you for choosing Mariner Cruises. We are happy to know that you enjoyed your tour and that you saw a variety of species. Do you have a favourite kind of whale?

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Penny and Amy are great. Be prepared for cold wind and cold water sprays. Dress in layers. Whales were hungry and everywhere. Awesome experience. Worth the drive out to brier island. Thanks for an awesome whale watching experience. Sandra

Thank Teamice3
FundyMariner, Front Office Manager at Mariner Cruises Whale and Seabird Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for sharing your thoughts on the tour. It is a good idea to mention the need to dress warm because it certainly can be very cold out on the water. Did you get to see the whales feeding?

Reviewed 1 week ago

We did not have an appointment pre-booked, and they were able to fit us in. I'm so glad they did! They stayed out longer and they brought us to see hump backs. We had a blast! Thanks again :)

Thank CA C
FundyMariner, Front Office Manager at Mariner Cruises Whale and Seabird Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

It was nice to have you on board! Thank you for your visit and for your kind review.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took an afternoon trip to see the whales, and we surely picked the right company! The family runs the trips with such a comfortable "we're glad you're here" approach. Penny and her crew really make you feel welcome. That day a momma and baby...More

Thank Lois M
FundyMariner, Front Office Manager at Mariner Cruises Whale and Seabird Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We value your feedback and are happy to know that you had such a positive experience on our tour. It is always amazing when we see mother and calf whales and the mothers seem so...More

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