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“A great family adventure”

Jolly Breeze Tall Ship Whale Adventures
Ranked #1 of 10 Tours in Saint Andrews
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Whale watch tours aboard New Brunswick's most beautiful Tall Ship. See whales, seals, porpoise, eagles and more in the infamous Bay of Fundy. 3.5 hour tours departing from the picturesque seaside town of St. Andrews, NB. Haul a sail, steer the boat or sit back and enjoy a drink on the water. Licensed bar, washroom, sheltered cabin, blankets and jackets. Children's pirate costumes, face painting, coloring, steer the boat and more! Touch tank with starfish, crabs and other intertidal sea life education. Trained guides provide ongoing nature and historical interpretation. Breakfast included am tour and homemade soup on pm tours. Family and group discounts. A SLICE OF LIFE!
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Bathroom facilities, Activities for older children
Reviewed 18 August 2014

Our family of four (including our 4 year old and 9 month old) went out whale watching for the first time and had a great time! The ship is large and wide with big beautiful white sails that they opened up for us. The crew did a great job offering sunscreen to those who forgot theirs, offering beverages, and breakfast (they serve a split pea soup for lunch and supper that others have said is delicious!).

They have face painting for the kids, a mini touch tank and give out a certificate to the children after they let them sail the ship at the end! Whale watching is like fishing. Sometimes you get something, sometimes you don't. We saw 3 different kids of whales, a shark, many porpoises, sea lions and whirl pools!

The weather was great for us and the crew is very knowledgable, funny and attentive. We noticed other whale watching boats were quicker but quite a bit smaller that were jam packed with people so we were very happy to be on the larger ship. We would recommend the Jolly Breeze to everyone visiting St. Andrews!

Thank Edward W
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Jolly Breeze T, Owner at Jolly Breeze Tall Ship Whale Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 17 December 2015

Thank you for the review and joining us on the Jolly Breeze. We do have the largest vessel in St. Andrew and glad that you enjoyed the sails that help propel us along with the motor. Glad your 4 year old enjoyed all the activities, face painting, steering, touch aquarium etc and that you saw a wide variety of wild life including the 3 different species of whales, seals, a shark, porpoise and more!

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Reviewed 17 August 2014

Both my wife and I had no hesitation to make reservations for another adventure on the Jolly here in St. Andrews. As with our cruise last year, this trip was just as enjoyable. The Captain and crew make the experience so professional and enjoyable. No doubt we will make this an annual adventure. The Pirate Pea Soup is worthy of restaurant.

Thank John R
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Jolly Breeze T, Owner at Jolly Breeze Tall Ship Whale Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 17 December 2015

Thank you for your review and joining us for another trip aboard the Jolly Breeze. I appreciate the compliment for the Pirate Pea soup as well. We worked quite a while fine tuning the recipe! See you again soon (same soup!).

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Reviewed 13 August 2014

The crew and ship Jolly Breeze exceeded our expectations! What a wonderful afternoon with skilled, interested, prepared guides. We were lucky to see lots of porpoise, seals, birds, get a history of the area, have amazing soup, and see a whale! It was one whale that day, but what an awesome experience. This particular whale put on such a show the crew were truly awed, having never experienced this display from the particular species - some crew were even in tears! Truly passionate people who are sharing their love with the rest of us!

My family, including 3 kids, were comfortable, and spent a fantastic afternoon. Had we forgotten anything - the ship had us covered! We are eager to go again and bring friends! Thanks Captain Rob and crew. We appreciate your talent.

Thank Stephen B
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Jolly Breeze T, Owner at Jolly Breeze Tall Ship Whale Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 17 December 2015

Thank you for your review and so glad that we could exceed your expectations. I am sure the awesome whale experience has something to do with that as well as the crew!

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Reviewed 12 August 2014

I've been whale watching several times; today I took my third trip on the Jolly Breeze, which is by far the most enjoyable whale watching adventure! The staff is humorous, informative, and excel at hospitality! There's something just spectacular about being on a sail boat. The entire crew went the distance to be sure everyone was comfortable, and I lost count of the number of whales, seals, and porpoises we saw - oh, and one SHARK! This has become an annual event for me, and it's well worth the price.

Thank KathleenDoiron
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Jolly Breeze T, Owner at Jolly Breeze Tall Ship Whale Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 17 December 2015

Thank you for the review and joining us on repeated trips. So glad we could share with you so much of the wonderful wildlife of the Bay of Fundy. We appreciate the compliments to the crew for their excellent hospitality skills as well.

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Reviewed 12 August 2014

We absolutely adored our time on the Jolly Breeze, the children were amazed and thrilled by the whales and the adults were astounded by the nice and wonderful service from the staff on board. So friendly, courteous and fun! We CANNOT wait to return!!!

Thank JTheri
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Jolly Breeze T, Owner at Jolly Breeze Tall Ship Whale Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 17 December 2015

Thank you for the review and joining us on the Jolly Breeze with your family. Glad that the children were amazed and the adults 'astounded'! We highly value the customer service skills of our crew.

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