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Whale Interpretive Centre

#2 of 6 things to do in Pleasant Bay Features Animals
Pleasant Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada
+1 902-224-1411
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Quick Stop on Cabot Trail

Small museum and film about whales worth a quick stop while touring the Cabot Trail. Displays are... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tom W
Informative museum that is a great stop

We stopped in before a whale watching tour. We spent 45 minutes reading about whales and left... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Julie P
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Small museum and film about whales worth a quick stop while touring the Cabot Trail. Displays are informative.

Thank Tom W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped in before a whale watching tour. We spent 45 minutes reading about whales and left feeling informed and appreciative of the changes made to protect the whales.

Thank Julie P
Reviewed 26 March 2017

On a drizzly day, this was a good stop to learn more about whales and a bit of other sea life. Worth a quick stop.

Thank Jeanie P
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Good informative movie, exhibits, and coffee for tourists. Its size allowed us to see everything, including the gift shop, staff were pleasant, informative and helpful.

Thank Fern W
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Very informative centre. Anything you needed or wanted to know about local whale population and other sea life.

Thank Pipertoad
Reviewed 16 October 2016

We were there the third week of September 2016. First, seeing the partially manmade harbor at Pleasant Bay Nova Scotia is worth the very short side trip from this beautiful stretch of the Cabot Trail & the Cape Breton Highlands National Park. Pleasant Bay is...More

1  Thank SrMainer
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Visited this centre while waiting for our tour boat. Has good information on aquatic mammals in this area with video and displays. Washrooms are available but donation for use is nearby. There is a $4 Centre admission. Worth the knowledge gained.

Thank TheFolksJourneys
Reviewed 7 October 2016

We spent over an hour at the Whale Interpretive Centre and I was impressed. I have been on whale watches and to other whale museums in the U.S. and had never felt real baleen or seen such a great video about the history of whale/...More

Thank corgiluna
Reviewed 3 October 2016

The video will make you sad, to see how people have mistreated and over hunted these beautiful creature. Excellent displays. Interesting how long the different types of whales can dive and stay under water before coming up.

Thank Sue M
Reviewed 29 September 2016

The Whale Interpretive Centre is certainly worth a stop! The exhibits showing the actual size of whales were particularly impressive. "Menus" show the diets of the different types of whales. I enjoyed listening to the calls of different species, and the aquarium with a rare...More

Thank runswithdogs
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