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Worth the stop

Black stone beach with interesting seaweed mounds. After a minute or two, we spotted a seal poking... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2018
JarMarJHM
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Oakville, Canada
Beautiful location and incredible seal watching.

Growing up on the west coast of the US, I've visited many locations frequented by seals, but this... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2018
MargaritaDoug
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 Aug 2018
“Worth the stop”
27 Jul 2018
“Beautiful location and incredible seal watching.”
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Reviewed 5 August 2018

Black stone beach with interesting seaweed mounds. After a minute or two, we spotted a seal poking its head out of the water - then there was another one! Had to be quick to see them. Nice detour off the main road. Worth a quick...More

Thank JarMarJHM
Reviewed 27 July 2018

Growing up on the west coast of the US, I've visited many locations frequented by seals, but this spot is uniquely awesome. The beach is beautiful and there are plenty of rocks close to shore where the seals relax, sleep, snore, yawn... It's easy to...More

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Reviewed 15 July 2018

We were there late June and hoping to spot a seal. Sadly, we did not. I know some people said they had to walk around some and maybe we gave up too soon, but no luck. However, it was a nice beach and wasn't crowded....More

Thank hollytrea
Reviewed 19 December 2017

The area was so interesting, filled with seaweed, moss, rocks and little pools of water, we just spent so much time walking on rocks, finding mussels and jelly fish and enjoying the sunset. The light reflected on the water was so dreamy and romantic, we...More

Thank itcheetam
Reviewed 18 November 2017

Supposed to be a prime seal viewing spot, but when we visited we saw a lone harbour seal. The others have headed south for the winter! Still a cool beach and we saw a large number of Icelandic sheep that were grazing right down to...More

Thank VAPilot
Reviewed 1 October 2017

A beach with great scenery. If you are lucky, u will be able to see seals on the shore. But i was not that lucky maybe because there were too many tourists during my visit. The seals did not go on the shore. However, I...More

Thank whitebunee
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Incredible site but tourists are disrespectful. We must not approach the seals, some tourists approach closer. Please, respect the seals.....

Thank Lavest J
Reviewed 20 August 2017

I read in my travel book that there is a seal colony at this beach, where one can usually see seals in the summer. I went with relatively low expectations of seeing seals, but was very pleasantly surprised; I saw TEN adorable seals lazing about...More

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