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Northland Discovery Boat Tours

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Address: West Street | On the harbour, St. Anthony, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Phone Number: +1 709-454-3092
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 22:00

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Don't miss this tour! Excellent and highly knowledgeable staff. Felt very safe in their hands. Observed four whales, numerous porpoises and enjoyed a great couple of hours out on... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 9 September 2016
BArocks
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Ottawa, Canada
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Ottawa, Canada
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Don't miss this tour! Excellent and highly knowledgeable staff. Felt very safe in their hands. Observed four whales, numerous porpoises and enjoyed a great couple of hours out on the salt chuck. Highly recommended!

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Toronto, Canada
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

We had an amazing morning whale tour with Northland Discovery Tours. We saw 3 humpbacks and 7 orca whales! The orcas came right up to the boat and made for such a memorable tour! The boat was comfortable and the staff friendly from the moment you checked in. We were even given blankets before we left. There were about 40... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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131 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

Great time all around! Great weather, excellent guide/narrator, sure-handed and experienced captain, and not one but TWO icebergs near the St. Anthony harbour. And to top of the morning, a small pod (3 or 4) male Orca (Killer) Whales toyed with us, getting closer and closer to the boat until they were up and down right next to us, splashing... More 

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80 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

I took a morning tour. We saw a couple of whales and LOTS of icebergs. The narrator was great, I learned a lot about fish, whales, icebergs, Newfoundland, and St Anthony. This tour doesn't supply outer clothing, so be sure to bring your own. It's northern Newfoundland, so it's windy and chilly. Don't miss this tour if you are in... More 

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Ontario, Canada
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217 reviews
136 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 360 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

One of our two main reasons for taking the Viking Trail (Route 430 aka Northern Peninsula Highway) was to take the Northland Discovery boat tour from St Anthony. (The other was L'anse Aux Meadows, and I'll review that separately) The trip (Aug 20th) was well organized and I really enjoyed the running commentary I could hear. I loved the stories,... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

A great day on the water. we saw plenty of humpback whales, a number of large fin whales, some dolphins and an iceberg. What more could one ask for! Well, I was hoping to see a breach, but as luck would have it, a humpback started breaching as were away checking out a cave some distance away.. maybe next time... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

This trip was far more exciting that we expected. First, we had humpback whales surfacing and diving right near the boat. Later there was one breach, which was very loud, but we saw only the splash. As we came around a corner, a very large iceberg came into view. It was glistening white with blue veins, and very large. We... More 

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Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

The whole journey it was non-stop whales and dolphins. A feeding freenzy. Both the captain and the guide did a great job. Very pleasant people. The weather was great as well. Boat was clean, in good shape, and safe for everyone. No shortage of viewing locations and it was not overcrowded.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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32 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

We have never been on such a great whale watching tour. We saw lots of whales who were willing to surface and breach. We even got to see an iceberg ( unusual for this time of year). Tour guides were knowledgeable and entertaining. Great time.

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Desbarats, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Beautiful day and an excellent boat tour. Crew very knowledgeable and informative. Highly recommend. Saw gigantic table top iceberg, captain netted us an iceberg bit and we all had a piece of iceberg. Also saw whales and sea birds. Excellent tour! P.S dress in layers.

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