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Discovery Sea Adventures

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| Roper Street, Bonavista, Newfoundland and Labrador A0C 1B0, Canada
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Whale watching

For the Adventure of a lifetime this very smooth riding zodiac boat tour takes you around Cape... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
JRGBonavistaS
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Bonavista, Canada
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Best boat tour! Surrounded by whales

Captain Bob is super friendly, experienced, and thoughtful. Our boat tour lead by him was the best... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2017
Mary M
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We offer the most authentic and exciting experiences on our Fast Rescue Craft. Tours depart three times a day from our dock in Bonavista, adjacent to the Matthew Legacy building on Roper Street. Each trip runs between 2 1/2 and 3 hours. Come see...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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| Roper Street, Bonavista, Newfoundland and Labrador A0C 1B0, Canada
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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

For the Adventure of a lifetime this very smooth riding zodiac boat tour takes you around Cape Bonavista to see Whales Puffins and ragged coastline. Breathtaking while Captain Bob has a steady hand at the wheel.

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Reviewed 22 August 2017

Captain Bob is super friendly, experienced, and thoughtful. Our boat tour lead by him was the best boat tour ever. I will let my photos speak for me. I normally would get seasick, but not this time. Thanks to the zodiac and cool ocean breeze....More

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Reviewed 18 August 2017

Bob's "small" and powerful (but surprisingly quiet) boat is ideal for watching whales, puffins, and the wonderful scenery. The humpback whales are truly majestic animals and we could almost touch them, when they came near the boat.

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Reviewed 16 August 2017

Fantastic tour w/Capt. Bob! If you want to see whales up close, no need to even consider going w/anyone else. Capt. Bob, the first in Bonavista to use Zodiac, and without doubt, THE BEST! very experienced & knowledgeable captain who takes safety seriously & also...More

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Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Bob's fast, seaworthy zodiac gets you quickly to the best spots to see the whales and a variety of nesting seabirds, so you have more time to linger, watch and take photos. Bob knows exactly where to find the birds and got us close to...More

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Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I were staying in St John's and stumbled across Discovery sea adventures whilst planning a whale watch and boy was it worth the drive! Captain Bob brought us right close to the whales and we were lucky enough to see one breach!...More

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Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Skipper Bob gave us a very unique experience on the ocean. We didn't see one or two whales but many humpbacks in more than one location. The kids enjoyed it and we all consider this experience the highlight of our Newfoundland trip.

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Robert C, Owner at Discovery Sea Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Thank You so much for choosing our tour

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Reviewed 10 August 2017

This is the boat excursion you want to take. Bob is an excellent skipper and a great guy. He has a fast little zodiac, so you don't spend most of your time in transit, as you do with slower boats. And he only takes 6-8...More

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Robert C, Owner at Discovery Sea Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Thank You for the review and choosing our tour

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Reviewed 9 August 2017

I was looking forward to this boat tour and it exceeded my expectations! I have done whale watching in large boats and small boats. I much prefer the small boat experience. We got to see at least 10 humpback whales from up close at water...More

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Robert C, Owner at Discovery Sea Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Thank You for the review and doing our tour

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Reviewed 7 August 2017

We had originally booked with another boat tour but switched to Captain Bob. We were nervous about sea sickness and being so close to the water and whales but this was an AWESOME experience. So glad we made the switch. We saw lots of whales...More

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Robert C, Owner at Discovery Sea Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Thank You so much

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