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Address: Cheticamp Waterfront, Cheticamp, Nova Scotia, Canada
Phone Number: +1 877-232-2522
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Pilot whales!

It was fun to ride around in the zodiac and captain was very determined to find us some whales so we drove around for miles and miles - the tour lasted upwards of 3 hours! We... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 September 2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

It was fun to ride around in the zodiac and captain was very determined to find us some whales so we drove around for miles and miles - the tour lasted upwards of 3 hours! We finally got to see a pod of pilot whales that day, but we also saw a grey seal and some dolphins along the way,... More 

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Thank lotzasmiles
Sydney, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Finally after two miss, because of weather. We had a chance to snorkel with whales. We were skilfully dropped off in front of a small pod of pilot whales. We were instructed to stay together floating while the boat backed away for a short distance. The whales came to us,and swam around and under us. Almost close enough to touch.... More 

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Thank dmmacneil
Kingston, Canada
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

We booked to snorkel with whales in July 2016. They cancelled at the very last minute (the night before) but only found out because we contacted them. We booked again in August. This time we were on our way to Cape Breton on a Thursday. We happened to call ahead and got a recording saying they were closed due to... More 

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Thank 599molly
Salt Lake City, Utah
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

The tour we booked was confirmed for 6pm and they told us to be 15 minutes early. We got there 32 minutes early and they had already left us! Apparently they changed the time to 5:30 and didn't bother to tell us. We were there at 5:28 and they had already left, didn't even wait until 5:30 to see if... More 

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Thank Xelashay
Toronto, Canada
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

We just couldn't believe our luck. We had the chance to swim with a pod of 35 pilot whales. Captain Wesley is knowledgeable and gives you precise instructions on how to get into the water. You are given very buoyant wetsuits - best to use your arms while swimming - and he tries to intercept the whales' swimming pattern in... More 

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Thank hannah_050312
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Great day with plenty of whales, dolphins and tuna. This is the 5th time we have gone whale watching and twice in Cape Breton and by far this was the best trip.The captain was experienced polite and professional and ensured everyone had plenty of photo and viewing opportunities.

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Thank Gary B
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Saw some whales. Staff very friendly. I found it to be a bit pricey for having a group of people. Boat was OK. Could use some upgrades.

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Thank Sabryna B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

I swam with the pilot whales and it was an amazing experience! The whales were curious about me and came beside and underneath me about 1.5 meters away, possibly closer! There was even a baby whale nestled between some adult whales. He took us to find some bald eagals too! Amazing sight! My husband has a broken leg and could... More 

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Thank Melanie S
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

We headed out on the glassy ocean on a perfect day. We had barely cleared the harbour and we were off to see a Northern Right Whale. This whale is one of what is thought to be only 350. It was a short trip to the whale and we saw it breach three times. There are no exclusion rules for... More 

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Thank Linda0615
Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Wesley our captain right away told us that the chances of seeing whales is hit and miss which I really appreciated. My husband and I joined a family group of 9 on a zodiac, which I feel made us lower in the water and gave us the best view of the whales, seals and jelly fish. We were very lucky... More 

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