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Iceberg Quest Ocean Tours

7-135 Harbour Dr, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 6N6, Canada
+1 709-722-1888
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Humpbacks, Finbacks, Puffins and iceberg

We saw it all! Great tour, and very informative. It was lovely to see the whales "frolicking... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2017
Ballito, South Africa
Brent Mac Events Party Boat

I got to experience Iceberg Quest during a Brent Mac Events Party boat and was one of the best... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2017
Paddy W
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Join Newfoundland's award-winning boat tour Iceberg Quest as we depart from the heart of downtown St. John's. Walking distance from hotels and B&B's, our two hour fully narrated tour lets you experience Cape Spear, Cabot Tower, and Fort Amherst from the sea. Witness the world's largest concentration of humpback whales, watching as they thrust their massive 40 ton bodies into the air. Show times may vary! Steam through the passageway of 12,000 year old icebergs and view the elegant Atlantic Puffin. Both entertaining and educational, our narrated tour is fun for the whole family. Private charters and special packages available. Departing daily at 9:30am, 1:00pm, 4:00pm and 7:00pm, our tours offer traditional music, snacks and full bar service, and 'screech-ins'. We invite you to "Step aboard. Experience the WONDER!"
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7-135 Harbour Dr, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 6N6, Canada
+1 709-722-1888
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Reviewed 13 November 2017

We saw it all! Great tour, and very informative. It was lovely to see the whales "frolicking" about, however don't even attempt to get a clear photo of them... the sea is too rough, the whales only surface every now and then, so just enjoy...More

Reviewed 9 November 2017

I got to experience Iceberg Quest during a Brent Mac Events Party boat and was one of the best party experience I've had here on the rock

Thank Paddy W
Reviewed 8 October 2017

I went on Iceberg Quest in August and what a beautiful day on the water I had with my kids and grandkids! The weather and scenery was gorgeous and the whales were plentiful - and they were putting on a show which our grandkids loved!...More

Thank JeanneandGary
Reviewed 7 October 2017

We signed up for a tour on Iceberg Quest--hoping to see the harbor, whales, and hopefully icebergs. What a disappointment. The weather was terrible, but the cruise left the harbor!. Many people were sick and the fog and wind prevented any sightseeing. There are no...More

Thank Eiss
Reviewed 4 October 2017

We had booked a whale watching trip for our one day visit during a cruise, which had to be paid upfront. Due to weather we couldn't dock in St. John's and therefore had to cancel the trip. I notified Iceberg Quest Tours and our money...More

1  Thank milebeal
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Whenever you take boat out to see various things you have to expect that thre may not be everything you hoped to see. In this case, we saw nothing on the list. No whales, icebergs, nor puffins. And to top it off the seas were...More

Thank tripandtravel
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Boat is clean, the crew is professionnal, kind and care for safety. There's a bar on board :) The Iceberg beer is great! The view and scenery are unbelievable. We didn't see whales, it wasn't whales season. I recommand to everyone!

Thank Melissa L
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Going out from the Narrows to the open sea and navigate to Cape Spear was a great experience, whales were not too much cooperatives but we could see also other wildlife and landscape. Crew on board was super helpful and attentive

Thank xurxosanz
Reviewed 25 August 2017

I am fortunate to have been able to go on a tour at St John's and Twillingate with Iceberg Quest. During our St John's trip we sadly only saw one whale but the trip and crew were fantastic - it was a great day at...More

1  Thank zebs500
Reviewed 21 August 2017

we had a lot of fun on this tour.....we were lucky enough to see some whals and some puffins. The staff were great at doing their best to find us some whales to look to look at. The staff were friendly and knowledgeable and always...More

Thank Charlene E
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Questions & Answers
15 October 2017|
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Response from IcebergQuest | Property representative |
Ahoy Carl, We are closed for the 2017 season. We reopen May 1 - September 30, 2018. Cheers, The Iceberg Quest Crew
Mireille M
21 September 2017|
Response from Lori H | Reviewed this property |
I think 60$ Canadian
18 July 2017|
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Response from Frank M | Reviewed this property |
Not sure about sunrise but they do evening runs. When we were there in early July they had sailings at, as I recall, 10:00 AM, 1:00 PM, 4:00 PM and 7:00 PM. I am sure their website (icebergquest. com) has contact info for... More