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Bay of Fundy, Digby, Nova Scotia. Stones, Steeples, Ships, and Seafood Tour: Experience Digby’s historic streetscapes and the culture of an active fishing community. Sample fare from the sea as we stroll the waterfront.Plankton, Periwinkles and...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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33 Wilson Lane, Smith's Cove, Digby, Nova Scotia B0S 1S0, Canada
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All reviews tidal pools clams all ages digby area nova scotia low tide science teacher whale watching three hours point prim lighthouse seafood parking lot walking tour local history would highly recommend this tour all kinds hour tour
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Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

Greg walked us through town from dock to business district, historic houses to historic church and back again. He is very knowledgeable and very patiently answered all our questions. Loved our tour with Greg!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 11, 2018

Had a wonderful afternoon with Greg down on the rocks and hands on in the tidal pools. He said it was maybe the third biggest crowd on his tour this season-and yet, it didn't feel crowded at all. Time passed quickly as he pointed out...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Dave H
GAELTours, Owner at GAEL Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 12, 2018

We certainly appreciate when our customers post a nice review! Many thanks for this. There was a lot of interaction with your group and it was a fun afternoon. And, yes, always bring a jacket!

Reviewed September 8, 2018

Spent a FABULOUS afternoon yesterday with Greg, exploring the rich intertidal zone that lies below the Point Prim lighthouse. We got a close-up view of life in tidal pools, saw barnacles feeding, sifted through seaweeds (uncovering invasive baby European green crabs - arg!), and even...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Colleen A
GAELTours, Owner at GAEL Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 9, 2018

Wow Colleen, many thanks for this very nice review! It was a pleasure showing you the Bay of Fundy shore and all things intertidal. Its fun with someone like you who is so curious and engaged. All the best with the Keji programs at the...More

Reviewed September 3, 2018

Thank you to both Greg and Danielle who provided us with an afternoon of learning from their experiences living on the Bay of Fundy. This tour was perfect for groups of all mixed ages, young and old, and we learned so much while having fun...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Nikki S
Reviewed August 29, 2018

Greg Turner with GAEL Tours made our first afternoon in Digby both fun and fact-filled. We took the Plankton, Periwinkles and Predators tour at Point Prim, and thoroughly enjoyed the point, the tide pools, the creatures, the scenery, and Greg's knowledge both of the flora...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Miki M
GAELTours, Owner at GAEL Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2018

Very happy you enjoyed your Point Prim intertidal experience! I certainly agree it was lots of fun! We are glad you came to the Digby Area. Many thanks for the nice review.

Reviewed August 25, 2018

This was one of the highlights of our Nova Scotia trip so far. Our tour guide Greg, a retired high-school teacher, introduced us to Nova Scotia's living shorelines at low tide. We found all kinds of life in the rock pools, seawater and plants on...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 158stephenk
GAELTours, Owner at GAEL Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2018

It sure was great to see the Gannets diving so close to shore! We greatly appreciate your very positive review. Your son was so inquisitive and curious about everything - lots of fun!

Reviewed August 19, 2018

Our guide was an excellent resource for learning about the plants and water creatures in the Bay of Fundy near Digby. He provided small microscopes which enabled us to see minute creatures in the water. He showed us how a small shelled creature can extract...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Sarah R
GAELTours, Owner at GAEL Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2018

My, this is a nice review! I enjoy showing visitors the flora and fauna of the rocky shore and the surrounding area. I am glad you were are happy with the Plankton, Periwinkles and Predators experience next to the Bay of Fundy. Thank you and...More

Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

I spent the morning with Greg and a lovely group of people exploring the low tide of the Bay of Fundy. What a great way to start the day! Greg is a local fellow with decades of teaching experience and it shows in his guidance...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank misdirectionw
GAELTours, Owner at GAEL Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 18, 2018

Thank you for this very nice review! We had a great morning with a very engaged group, a pleasure for sure. The shore was at its best - so rewarding to see all the smiles and positive energy! Best of luck with your teaching adventures.

Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

This tour was so much fun and a great way to learn about the ocean and tides. We went on this tour with our 17 and 20 year olds. All of us truly enjoyed ourselves. Greg and his daughter, Angela, were quite enthusiastic and passionate...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank KellyS5635
GAELTours, Owner at GAEL Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 18, 2018

So nice of you to write this great review! Angela and I enjoyed our time with you next to the beautiful Bay of Fundy. We are so happy to be part of your Digby Area and Nova Scotia memories.

Reviewed July 25, 2018

We loved learning about tide pools and periwinkles and the Digby coast. Greg was flexible about timing (around forecasted rain) and our abilities to traverse the rocks. It was all good and we loved every minute. Very memorable afternoon.

Date of experience: July 2018
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GAELTours, Owner at GAEL Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 18, 2018

I am so glad you enjoyed our little adventure. Your natural curiosity sure came out! Thank you for the nice review !

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SimonL21
May 29, 2018|
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Response from GAELTours | Property representative |
Hello Alvina, On June 24, the Plankton, Periwinkles and Predators excursion is at 2 PM and the Stones, Steeples,Ships and Seafood walking tour is at 10 AM. Which tour would you like to do? Regards, Greg
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rji48
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Response from GAELTours | Property representative |
Hello, On July 30, I have two tour experiences. In the morning at 10 AM there is a historical/cultural walking tour of the Town of Digby. This is a two hour tour. In the afternoon at 2 PM is the seaside experience called... More
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