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Brier Island Whale and Seabird Cruises

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Amazing trip

I took the 130p out on the Mega Nova with my sisters on July 8th. Exceeded my expectations. We saw... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Katered
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Atlanta, Georgia
AMAZING

It was a beautiful Day, we had the chance to see Mother with her baby :D I came from Belgium for 3... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Elodie T
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You'll join a scientific survey as we explore the Bay of Fundy, a corner of the Atlantic that's incredibly rich in marine life. There are humpback, finback, and the critically endangered right whale. You'll see porpoises, dolphins, and seals as well...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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223 Water St, Westport, Nova Scotia B0V 1H0, Canada
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+1 902-839-2995
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I took the 130p out on the Mega Nova with my sisters on July 8th. Exceeded my expectations. We saw multiple whales VERY close to the boat.... we got lots of great pictures and videos and then watched and enjoyed. The total trip time was...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a beautiful Day, we had the chance to see Mother with her baby :D I came from Belgium for 3 weeks in Nova Scotia and i think It was my most wonderful experience... YOU HAVE TO TRY ! (Sorry if i made mistakes...)

Thank Elodie T
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did sail almost 2 hours but who cares when you see a momma humpback and her calf 50 feet from your boat. Crew was very informative...I'd goagain in a second. It's a haul to get there but worth the 2 ferries and the drive...More

Thank Sue M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Trip was approximately four hoursTakes about 30 minutes to get out the area for watching these magnificent animals. The crew tries hard to make your excursion an enjoyable one. You get a lot of information in between sightings and there were a lot of sightings....More

Thank Patrick M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took an afternoon tour on the bigger boat. 4 hour trip where we saw 16 different whales (many multiple tines) seals, dolphins and many sea birds. Bring the sunscreen warm clothes and a snack. The day we went was pretty calm. No one was...More

Thank schultse
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took an afternoon tour late in the season. I was a little skeptic all that we would see anything but was pleasantly surprised. We were lucky to have a beautiful sunny day in late September, (should have brought sunscreen) the water was calm, and...More

Thank Matt G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I must express my thanks to Tom Goodwin (in Tiverton) for his indication on this Fellows of his former occupation , providing a spectacular experience to people with enough salt in their blood and freedom in their heart ! It was because of him that...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I’ve done a lot of cool and interesting things, but this is one of the best things I have ever done in my entire life. We took today’s 1:30 Mega Nova tour. We repeatedly came across 2 or 3 pods of humpbacks that were putting...More

Thank L S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We took the 1:30 tour on the large boat and had a fantastic tour. The staff were great the whole time, very friendly and informative. The tour lasted 4 hours and approximately 2 of those hours were seeing whales. Would highly recommend this tour if...More

Thank Jason P
SLonergan, Manager at Brier Island Whale and Seabird Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your review! We hope that you can return and visit the Bay of Fundy whales with us again. Shelley

Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

Well I heard and read great things about this place unfortunately my family never got to go on this trip. We went all the way down from Ontario to see whale watching as my daughters have never seen an ocean or whales before so it...More

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SLonergan, Manager at Brier Island Whale and Seabird Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2018

Thank you for your feedback. I am very sorry that you were disappointed that you could not get out to go whale watching. Sometimes it looks alright but it is the wind that plays a major factor which was the case for your cruise. When...More

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Dhaval S
23 August 2017|
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Response from Explorer_hfx | Reviewed this property |
There are not a lot of options to reach Brier island using public transport/tourist bus options. Check websites like kijiji and you might find someone willing to drive you their for a charge.
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Ann292013
30 July 2017|
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Response from LovingHolidayTime | Reviewed this property |
I think the Zodiac is better, moves at higher speeds and reduces possible motion sickness. Although, when it's sitting still in the water, and you're waiting to see a whale, you may feel it then. Ultimately, Zodiac is... More
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lindagazo
26 April 2017|
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Response from SLonergan | Property representative |
Hello Unfortunately, we don't recommend the zodiac for children 5 and under.
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