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Nestled in the northeast corner of Cape Breton Island lies the quaint fishing village of Neil’s Harbour. Just two minutes off of the Cabot Trail, let the lighthouse guide you to Dixon's Zodiac Seafari. Prepare to have a smooth, exhilarating ride...more
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36 Lighthouse Road, Neil's Harbor, Nova Scotia B0C 1N0, Canada
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+1 855-259-4122
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Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

Lowell and Stacey looked after us really well. I have always been nervous on the open sea but I was seated near to Lowell so he could make sure I was ok. We were taken all round the bay and various places of interest were...More

Thank Happiness498910
Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

Although this business was excellent for communication on and off season, it seems that in addition to seals and sea birds, you will likely only see one or two whales if you are lucky. We only saw birds. Our tour was very rough making two...More

1  Thank Laurel Ann S
Reviewed August 18, 2018

We enjoyed our outing with Lowell on the zodiak. Although we didn't get to see any whales, we saw a huge pod of dolphins which included some babies. There were two babies jumping together and playing which was adorable. Some swam right under the zodiak...More

Thank weisbrew1
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

Lowell and Stacey were very nice as they both cared and made our adventure fun. We saw two beluga whales and a number of seals. Thanks

1  Thank James T
Reviewed August 25, 2017 via mobile

Fantastic experience with Lowell on his zodiac. We saw some Minke whales and a really good sighting at the very end of the trip. He kept us out there a bit longer to see it. My youngest are 7 year old twins and their imagination...More

Thank Kenneth S
Reviewed August 23, 2017 via mobile

We emailed Dixons and they got right back to us within the hour, and fit us in the next day. Lowell was fantastic, and we felt very safe with him in his Zodiac. We were able to see a Fin Whale 2 times, which was...More

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Reviewed July 26, 2017

went on the 1230, , they have them at 10, 3pm and 530 pm Family run operatioin Lowell went far and above to make it happen, as you know its never guaranteed that you will see a whale, its all about timing, nature etc you...More

Thank theprofessor1
Reviewed July 16, 2017 via mobile

We lucked out with the weather on our tour. It was a sunny windless day. The boat was good and fairly roomy. We ended up seeing minke whales, seals and p,entry of birds. Lowell was a good captain with plenty of patience, stories and information....More

Thank WilliamM1098
Reviewed July 12, 2017 via mobile

My Boyfriend and I went on the whale watching tour at the end of June. It was an incredible experience and we saw a few whales, dolphins, and seals! Lowell and his wife are so friendly and make you feel welcome the second you arrive....More

Thank April W
Reviewed April 14, 2017

My wife and I were fortunate to join in with a larger group at the end of the day. It turned out they were all family from Nova Scotia and farther afield. All very friendly. Lowell Dixon was just a great person to be out...More

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whizzoff
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Response from Togmeister_Mark | Reviewed this property |
Fishing during the whale-watching trip is not possible as the captain has to be alert to where the whales etc are surfacing, and then adjust position/location accordingly. The zodiac is a nimble craft for this. On a separate... More
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