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Address: Quai Mathieu, Cheticamp, Nova Scotia, Canada
Phone Number: +1 902-224-2899
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Great Day on the Sea

I've been on whale tours all over Cape Breton as of this summer because I finally got to go on one that leaves from Cheticamp - and it was awesome. The boat was comfortable with... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 September 2016
Andrea_mace
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Sydney, Canada
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Mississauga, Canada
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

We found these guys to be dishonest or at least evasive. We asked them before booking the afternoon whale watching trip in early October 2016 if there had been whale sightings that morning. The captain said that he had not been the one to drive the boat that morning so he didn't know (which we don't believe - the previous... More 

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Sydney, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

I've been on whale tours all over Cape Breton as of this summer because I finally got to go on one that leaves from Cheticamp - and it was awesome. The boat was comfortable with ample seating for everyone to see what was going on around the boat and there was plenty! Dolphins, seals, a basking shark, pilot whales and... More 

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Oakville
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Visited Cape Breton mid August and was engulfed with nature, history, and food! Sea food of course! During my visit, I made a new friend named Daniel. Captain Daniel! He was captain of the Love Boat the day my wife and I did the tour. The entire cruise was fascinating! Even when there were no whales in sight. It is... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Today we drove from 3 hours away, we had reservations. When we got there they informed us they were not running today. I asked why we weren't called as we drove so far and the man was very rude and said " maybe we don't have your number" . Needless to say the kids trip was ruined!

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Thank markfromns
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

We made reservations previous to coming. The forecast was calling for <1m rain so I thought I'd check before driving the 3 hour trip with young children. I never got a response and figured they'd call if anything changed. They never did. We drove 3 hours then had to turn around and drive 3 hours home.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Wonderful three hour ride. Frank the guide was very friendly and accommodating. Blankets are available on board as we needed to wrap up my three year old. Water is sold for one dollar a bottle. The captain lets the kids steer the boat. Unfortunately the whales were hiding that night and we only saw a seal in the distance. It... More 

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London, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

We were so happy with our experience travelling with children (ages 9 and 12). We had pre-booked a tour for the following day but arrived in town early. Stopped by office and our reservation was changed without hesitation. Went on the 5:00 cruise. Several customers were using wheelchairs/walkers on our tour but both captain and tour guide ensured they got... More 

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Grand Etang, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

Another afternoon spent on the Love Boat Whale Cruise this last weekend. Staff is always ever so friendly and knowledgeable. Definitely making plans to re-experience our ocean & coasts with the Seaside Whale & Nature Cruises in the future!

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Ottawa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2015

We left the dock at around 4:00 and were lucky to see a number of pods of pilot whales a few miles out. We followed them for a while and saw many more pods further out. Everyone onboard were pleased that the cruise was such a good experience and that we had seen so many whales. As an added photo... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2015

We got a great deal on the whale watching with a family rate. The captain and tour guide were very knowledgeable. The boat was spacious and we had enough room to move around. The tour was splendid. We saw lots and lots of pilot whales and a few seals. The captain took us very close to the whales. The 2.5... More 

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