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Amoeba Sailing Tours day tours

Baddeck Bay, Baddeck, Nova Scotia, Canada
+1 902-295-1426
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Great way to spend an hour

Sails several times a day, and you're on the water for about 1.5 hours. The captain sails you... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Cleveland, Ohio
via mobile

We took this boat trip after visiting the Alexander Graham Bell museum so we could see his house... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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Baddeck Bay, Baddeck, Nova Scotia, Canada
+1 902-295-1426
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Sails several times a day, and you're on the water for about 1.5 hours. The captain sails you around the bay on a really beautiful schooner that his father built. He's very entertaining and provides a lot of great info on Baddeck, Alexander Graham Bell's...More

Thank atuck2012
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took this boat trip after visiting the Alexander Graham Bell museum so we could see his house. It was a windy day and we were advised that the trip may be shortened if necessary but it wasn't. The skipper John had a good sense...More

Thank supersal4
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What an adventure it was to sail with Capt. John and his fun-loving crew! Seeing the bald eagles circle and then swoop down to catch the fish was the most amazing experience. Baddeck is an especially lovely area and the captain was very knowledgeable about...More

Thank 739fran
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Captain John runs a great boat tour. I went with a bus tour I'm traveling with, and although the weather was a bit dreary, the crew were in high spirits. The Captain, Daniel, and Tyler were exceptionally welcoming and made you feel like friends rather...More

Thank Sarah L
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Dad had built this wonderful schooner and son now cared for it well. Although a sailing boat we had little wind so mainly had to motor. You go out past the island with cormorants and seals then on round to the Peninsular where Alexander Graham...More

Thank ColchesterSleeper
Reviewed 16 October 2016

This tour was so much fun! A lot of laughs, wildlife, sights, and beautiful views. It was well organized, just the right amount of time. Well worth it - get down to the dock and sign up early!

Thank MyFlavorite
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

This is one of the best things to do in Cape Breton with Captain John at the helm. He is totally entertaining as he cruises around the beautiful bay. You can't have a better cocktail cruise than this!!

Thank Baddeck
Reviewed 9 October 2016

We were on a beautiful indian summer day for a 1 hour tour with the Caravan tour. If you want to see an eagle close up in action - there is nothing like it. John and his staff were fantastic. A must do in Baddeck.

Thank BeAlert23
Reviewed 27 September 2016

We were looking for something to do with our 83 year old mother who can't walk long distances. The local information centre suggested the Amoeba and we are so glad that they did! The Captain has a great sense of humour and a good heart....More

Thank craymo
Reviewed 27 September 2016

The captain was so funny, at one point he pulls out a book called sailing for dummies. The other fellows were also so nice and made us laugh also. At one point they throw fish in the water and eagles come and eat them. got...More

Thank 9Lorraine
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Tae K
can you take your dog? Mine is a small dag.
2 August 2016|
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Response from yygrrl | Reviewed this property |
There were no pets on our sail. I sort of doubt it, but you should call or email them directly about it!
Teri D
Sorry,I meant to spell Baddeck.
30 January 2015|
Response from Nosnow58 | Reviewed this property |
It cost us $20 each,well worth it. They have a web site you can check there
Teri D
I will be in Braddock in July. How much does it cost per adult
30 January 2015|
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Response from Sunni B | Reviewed this property |
Yes I was there in Sept.14 It was 25 dollars Canadian plus HST at 13% Yes we also tipped. The owner/captain gives the tips to the young people that help him. It is a really nice time.