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Oshan Whale Watch

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Address: 3384 Bay St Lawrence Rd, Bay St. Lawrence, Nova Scotia B0C 1G0, Canada
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+1 877-383-2883
09:00 - 22:00
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Last run of the season, fantastic trip!

Went out on 21st October so probably the last trip of the year. Weather was choppy with lots of wind but we had a great time on the boat with Captain Fraser and Cheryl. Saw seals... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2016
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Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Went out on 21st October so probably the last trip of the year. Weather was choppy with lots of wind but we had a great time on the boat with Captain Fraser and Cheryl. Saw seals and lots of amazing birds and the views of the coast were great; sadly no whales but it was still a great trip. Would... More 

Thank Jcc83
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Reviewed 25 September 2016

The owner, Cyril was a great host, He explained everything well before we went out and informed us that he could not see whales from his home that morning so we may not see any on this trip. He was wrong: we saw whales Before going out to view the whales he took us for an hour along the coast... More 

Thank Londonhobby
Wingham, Canada
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Reviewed 23 September 2016

This is a must do in Cape Breton, reasonable price, $30 for adults. The scenery is worth the trip alone, we didn't see whales when we were out, but saw an eagle, seals and a sunfish. Would definitely recommend, and kids would enjoy also

1 Thank Barbara d
Edmonton, Canada
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Reviewed 18 September 2016

This trip would have been worthwhile even if we hadn't seen any whales. The rock formations and cliffs along the coastline were incredible! We went out on a rough morning and the captain was worried that he might not find any whales, but in the end we saw pilot whales, seals, eagles, and a sunfish!

Thank alexs27
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18 reviews
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Reviewed 3 September 2016

My wife and I took the 10:30AM trip the last week in August 2016. We had an amazing time. The boat was surrounded by 15-20 pilot whales for a good part of the 2-1/2 hr trip. We also saw two bald eagles, seals, dolphins. A giant tuna was spotted as well. Great value. The captain is very informative. This trip... More 

Thank ufatabsted
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Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

The best part of our Cabot Trail trip. This is a must. Captain and staff were fun, friendly and accommodating. We did the 10:30 trip. Saw pilot whales, a minkie, grey seals and an up-close tour of the coast and cliffs. Stunning! The best value in Cape Breton.

Thank 600perday
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Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Wasnt expecting much because it was the least pricey tour on Cabot trail and farthest off. Booking easy. Service excellent. We went at 4:30 pm tour. Slightly rough weather. Breezy but sunny. Boat looked small but accommodated 22 people easy. Was very close to water. Open boat. Captain Ray and his daughter were cordial mild mannered nice. Saw sun fish.... More 

Thank Shahzit
Ottawa, Canada
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

The best thing I liked about this whale watching company is that they have an awesome policy stated on their website that if you pay for one tour, you can go back as many times as you'd like as long as they have space available! We made sure to take advantage of this during our stay in Nova Scotia and... More 

1 Thank Jolie J
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Reviewed 22 August 2016

We had a great trip with Oshan Whale Watch. My husband and I and our 3 year old and her grandparents went together. From our first contact with Oshan Whale Watch by phone, it was so easy to book. They were friendly and welcoming from the start. The day was beautiful and the boat is very comfortable for whale watching.... More 

Thank Jenny V
Dallas, Texas
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Reviewed 21 August 2016

We booked an afternoon trip with Oshan with high hopes to see whales. We called the morning of and had no trouble getting the time we wanted. I'm so glad we went with Oshan for a variety of reasons. They appeared to be the only tour that left our of Bay St. Lawrence and it was not nearly as crowded... More 

Thank Stacey H

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