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Address: Public Docking Facility in Cox's Cove, Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador A0L 1C0, Canada
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Wonderful boat tour

We had a wonderful boat tour in the Bay of Islands on a gorgeous day with Tony as our boat captain serenading us with his music. Joan drove us around Corner Brook after the boat... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2016
lwfish
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Idaho Falls, Idaho
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Idaho Falls, Idaho
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Reviewed 16 October 2016

We had a wonderful boat tour in the Bay of Islands on a gorgeous day with Tony as our boat captain serenading us with his music. Joan drove us around Corner Brook after the boat tour and then took us to our cruise ship. We highly recommend them.

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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 15 September 2016

Tony was our tour host. He was absolutely fantastic, and gave us a memorable tour that I would recommend to anyone. Two of us got to catch some cod, while one of us just took the tour. Booking via telephone was easy and although we had to mutually postpone our first booking by a day to let the bad weather... More 

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London, Canada
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Reviewed 12 September 2016

amazing from the beginning with joan and her hospitality to tony and the music on a gorgeous sunny day the our was fantastic in the bay of islands well worth the drive to cox's cove we even had a tour of the fish processing plant while we waited on the dock for the cruise to begin outstanding our people and... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 1 August 2016

We were genuinely thrilled to be able to have taken this a lovely cruise, through the Fjords of the Bay of Islands of Cox's Cove, Newfoundland, Canada. John and I enjoyed this excursion, Thanks to Tony Oxford, very much, for the stories, the gorgeous views of this amazing Land- and Seascape, the abandoned - and the still occupied little villages... More 

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Joan O, Manager at True North Charters & Tours Inc., responded to this review

Thanks for those kind words! You've captured the essence of our operation in your description. In addition to the landscape, the wildlife and the fun we take pride in providing an overview of our history, language and music. Thanks also for your comments about my recordings! Hope they were a worthwhile supplement to your visit. Cheers, Tony More 

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Reviewed 16 June 2016

We loved our tour of the North Arm and Islands around Cox Cove. Tony and Joan are wonderful hosts who love to share their stories about the area, the geology, life of Newfoundlanders with stories, songs and lyric tales from the area and beyond. We are had a great time in the bracing breeze on deck and in the warmth... More 

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Thank Roberta D
Winnipeg, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 8 June 2016

This was a great tour, because the scenery was very beautiful. I didn't have a car, but was able to be picked up in Corner Brook to Cox's Cove at a reasonable price. The hospitality exhibited by the tour company owners, Tony and Joan (sorry if this is spelled wrong), were much appreciated. The most exciting thing was the fact... More 

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Thank Nancy L
St. Catharines, Canada
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Reviewed 24 May 2016

Captain Tony Oxford and his wife Joan, and their son, Andrew, were very musical and very educational. Everyone was informed of the safety aspects of the vessel, life jackets, etc. As your journey moved effortlessly on the water, many interesting topics were discussed about the history of the area, the wildlife and how people had to adapt to being re-located... More 

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Thank shirleywells-covello
Niagara, Canada
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Reviewed 27 October 2015

We booked online for any itinerary they were offering on August 20/15. Unfortunately, when we arrived, they had no other reservations for this day. i.e. not profitable. However, Joan went out of her way to get us onboard, her husband/Captain was out of town and Joan had to find a fill in, just for us. (A captain not a husband)... More 

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Corner Brook, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 22 September 2015

I was part of a small group of back country hikers that Tony and Joan dropped off into the North Arm Hills in late August, 2015. From the moment we arrived in Cox's Cove they went out of their way to ensure our passage was pleasant and comfortable. When we were picked up the next afternoon following an unforgettable day... More 

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Thank Ryan O
Corner Brook, Newfoundland, Canada
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Reviewed 19 September 2015

We loved the True North boat tour with Joan and Tony!!! It was such a great day out on the water... it was informative and fun!! We got to go fishing for cod... which myself and a few others were lucky enough to catch a couple cod! Definitely made my day!! It was also great getting to see the bald... More 

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