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Capt. Mark's Whale and Seal Cruise

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126 Harbour Rd, Pleasant Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada
+1 902-224-1316
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Whales, Seals, and Leatherback Turtles

This was a highlight of our trip. The captain and his crew pointed out a couple of whales on our... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Janie L
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Middleburg, Florida
Fun whale excursion!

My husband & I went on a whale trip on Sept 25th with Capt. Mark & had a great experience! We were... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Beth N
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Coopersburg, Pennsylvania
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  • Excellent87%
  • Very good9%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“research vessel” (25 reviews)
“zodiac boat” (20 reviews)
“capt mark” (12 reviews)
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126 Harbour Rd, Pleasant Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada
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+1 902-224-1316
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a highlight of our trip. The captain and his crew pointed out a couple of whales on our way out and I was concerned that we might not see anymore. That was not the case. We soon ended up in a pod of...More

Thank Janie L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband & I went on a whale trip on Sept 25th with Capt. Mark & had a great experience! We were able to see a Minke whale who really seemed to want to “show off” for us! He kept coming up close to the...More

Thank Beth N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I emailed a couple weeks before our trip to find out if the "Double Hookup" boat was accessible. Tina told me that although the wheelchair was not allowed on board (makes sense), my husband could be accommodated. We confirmed our time. When we arrived at...More

Thank lenore04
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

I went with a friend who had previously been on 3 whale watch cruises in different parts of the world, as had never sighted one. This time did the trick! And she has video as well! Fun time included seals and caves.

Thank IrishCream
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

We went on the zodiac boat - at 9:30 am (1st boat out in the morning). We had a great time! Our Captain (I believe his name was Matt) was very engaging! He was very informative and lots of fun! We had the honour of...More

Thank Jenn B
Reviewed 2 September 2017

My rating is based on my correspondence with the company and crew and not on the actual tour. We didn't get a chance to go out with Capt'n Mark as the weather wasn't co-operating and it was too windy. The tour was cancelled shortly before...More

Thank Stacey W
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Overall we had a really great experience, certainly worth your money. We decided to take the Zodiac tour and it was a blast! For some of us, the boat tour itself was a highlight. We did end up seeing quite a few Pilot whales, probably...More

Thank aguimont3
Reviewed 28 August 2017

I was touring the Cabot Trail in lovely Cape Breton NS and booked a Whale Watching Tour with Capt. Mark on the Research Vessel 'Double Hookup" I arrived later than the recommended arrival time as road construction was slowing traffic and I was taking my...More

Thank MrAllanJ
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Captain Mark is amazing! We rode the 8 person zodiac and were able to enjoy a fun experience with a family of pilot whales and seals. The team is very friendly and respectful of nature.

Thank Charmian L
Reviewed 16 August 2017

The day we went the water was very choppy and everyone got so sick. We drove three hours to this particular place because it boasted of guaranteed whale sightings. What we found out was that if you dont see a whale you get a gift...More

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Beth N
6 April 2017|
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Response from Tina R |
Hi, thank you for your interest in Capt Mark's. We will be operating our Research Boat "Double Hookup" until the 30th of September and there are still whales. The only drawback is the windy weather that time of year which... More
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rebeccachaput
19 September 2016|
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Response from True_North_SaF | Reviewed this property |
Capt. Mark's boat is pretty big and stable. Everything depends on weather conditions on the day of your trip.
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Rosey S
17 September 2016|
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Response from True_North_SaF | Reviewed this property |
Your best bet would be to call them directly: +1 888-754-5112
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