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An experience to remember!

What an adventure, the views were breathtaking and we saw 5 whales! It was very late in the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kitchener, Canada
Outstanding views, ‘August whales’, cold iceberg beer and unsurpassed hospitality.

Family of 5 with 3 young children were very well entertained on a delightful tour of Twillingate... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Listowel, Canada
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Iceberg Quest Ocean Tours has daily sightseeing boat tours departing from Twillingate, an outport community on the north east coast, internationally known as, "The Iceberg Capital of the World!". This is a land that is both familiar and mythical...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
52 Main Street | Iceberg Quest Premises, Pier 52, Twillingate, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
+1 709-884-1888
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What an adventure, the views were breathtaking and we saw 5 whales! It was very late in the season, we had no expectations but the skipper put us on the whales immediately and ensured that everyone got the pictures they were after by guiding us...More

Thank codea85
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Family of 5 with 3 young children were very well entertained on a delightful tour of Twillingate harbour and surrounding area. The crew was gracious and very hospitable, answered all the questions the kids could throw at them. They found us 2 enormous fin whales...More

Thank nathankeil
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went out on the Zodiac and their larger boat. Had a great time on both. Seen Humpbacks, Eagles, and breath taking coast line. Very professional experienced crew. if something amazing is on the water that day the crew will find it. Tour was well...More

Thank Jordyn D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Easy to find, heading into Twillingate, right at the t-junction and you can park just along on the left beside there office. The sales desk is just inside the Canvas Cove Bistro. It was a quiet day and just 10 of us on the tour...More

Thank galaxy148
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Went on the 1pm tour on the 11th - AMAZING time - The whales put on quite a show, plenty humpbacks and 6 orcas - we were very lucky! Crew was awesome - especially Paul - who is hilarious. Will definitely be back when in...More

Thank Erin D
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

My wife and I went today and had an incredible time and saw lots of humpbacks and even a pod of orcas! The staff are great, especially Paul who is hilarious. I highly recommend it to everyone!

Thank Josh P
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

The entire staff was excellent. Boat clean and the tour fantastic! Was lots of humpback whales and the staff pointed out some amazing facts about the local area. I was worried going into the tour not having been in the area before and the location...More

Thank Andrew G
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

We had a fabulous tour today!! Captain Barry and his crew were a lot of fun and full of laughs! We were lucky enough to be able to find some Humpback Whales and Eagles. I myself got a little sea sick...should have taken two gravel...More

Thank sbidlo
Reviewed 30 July 2018

A lovely sunny day with a calm sea and clear visibility allowed us a unique view of the coastline and Islands around Twillingate which we would otherwise never have experienced. Icebergs and whales were elusive but we did see some birds and an Osprey nest...More

Thank Lancastrians16
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

While there were very few icebergs this year, a small one did wander into range. Approximately a 45 minute ride out to see it. I would’ve been disappointed hand I come to Twillingate without seeing a Berg. Crew was super friendly.

Thank Jim L
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27 March 2016|
Response from IcebergQuest | Property representative |
Hello! There really is no best time of the day to see icebergs and whales. Iceberg Quest has an extraordinary track record spotting icebergs and whales, and on every departure we make the extra effort to encounter them. Due... More
Patricia M
24 January 2015|
Response from Adventurat | Reviewed this property |
Google "Twillingate iceberg season" for the answer to the first question. As for "top rated hotel", a little searching in TripAdvisor will give you that answer.