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Mariner Cruises Whale and Seabird Tours

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Come have a whale of a time with Mariner Cruises! Enjoy our friendlines, hospitality and expertise on board the Chad and Sisters Two as you watch whales and birds while sailing on the famous Bay of Fundy waters off of Brier Island. Expect to be...more
325 Water Street | Westport, Nova Scotia B0V 1H0, Canada
+1 800-239-2189
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Reviewed November 7, 2018

We have experienced a number of whale watching tours and have often been disappointed - not necessarily with the sitings but with the quality of information provided and general demeanour of the guides. Not the case with Mariner Cruises. Our guide Amy was outstanding, providing...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Grogsblossom
Reviewed November 5, 2018

Very foggy in port. We were offered a full rebate if we didn't want to chance the weather. Went out and cleared the fog. Female humpback and calf ran beside the boat for awhile. Then Mom dove - and the calf put on a show...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed November 3, 2018

We took the afternoon cruise two days in a row and each day was its own unique one of a kind lifetime experience! Penny and crew were stupendous. The knowledge/facts they had of the all the animals and of the Bay Of Fundy and surrounding...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Kevin T
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

A friend invited me to go on a whale watching tour with her. I went along and it was an amazing time on the water. We were out about 4 hours and the time just flew! Saw seals, lots of birds, porpoises and yes, humpback...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Linda N
Reviewed October 23, 2018

Weather was not the greatest but everything else was. Saw numerous Atlantic humpback whales and many dolphin. We watched many gannet dive into the ocean for herring. Crew was very knowledgeable and willing to answer any question you might have. Boat ride was enjoyable and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 1949susan
Reviewed October 20, 2018

well although its further to go it was well worth the trip. the whale watching happens in the bay of fundy and we were not disappointed. A very keen boat crew and very professional. We saw four humpbacks and some atlantic white sided dolphins, the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank kake12
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

Had a great cruise to see whales. Very interesting to see them swim and come up to see us as well. Enjoyed the dolphins swimming along side of them and playing. Overall great day.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank 743odettew
Reviewed October 7, 2018

Just as other reviewers have noted, this is a top notch boat, safe, educational, etc. BUT.. did we see whales? We sure did, and very up close. At 2 different times, 2 whales kind of hung out played right next to the boat, so close...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank 297robbie
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

We stayed at the bay of fundy inn and took the the whale watching tour both operated by Penny. Totally fantastic experience! We were approached and followed by 3-4 humpback whales for almost an hour. Great photos great knowlegde by Penny. The Inn was also...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Percy P
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Penny and the crew nailed it yet again last Saturday, a number of members of the Nova Scotia Bird Society took the 12.30 cruise and we had loads of sea mammals and more importantly to us lots of Pelagic birds, and Cookies at the end...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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August 17, 2018|
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Response from Mary M | Reviewed this property |
This company is very careful about planning ahead for weather. Our tour was to take place on a Friday but, when the forecast indicated rain and possibly thunder, we were contacted in plenty of time and offered an alternative... More
May 21, 2017|
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From Digby, you need to count with 1.5 hours to get to Brier Island as you will get 2 Ferries to get there. You just follow the street down the Digby Neck. We were there a 23feet Mobile Home without any problem.
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