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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
24 Feb 2017
“Minimum effort from Otis, amazing experience from the nature”
16 Feb 2017
“Charged TWICE!!!”
431 Bateau-Passeur, Tadoussac, Quebec G0T 2A0, Canada
+1 418-235-4197
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Reviewed February 24, 2017

We took a 3-hour tour in the morning. Otis has about 3 small boats where 10 people can fit and a bigger one. I would recommend to board on the big boat if you have kids as it is safer and more stable. You don't...More

2  Thank Janko973
Reviewed February 16, 2017

We were very excited to go to see whales for a long time. We booked our tickets via phone. Lady was very unpleasant and barked in the phone.NO ENGLISH..ok so my husband made a reservation in French she wanted credit card number. Went to the...More

4  Thank Sushifreak2012
Reviewed October 15, 2016

we would book with otis again. we went in august during the busiest part of the season and yes the we waited in the office while the receptionist answered the 2 continuously ringing telephones but a little patience goes a long way. the company could...More

Thank djdgs
Reviewed October 4, 2016

I teach marine science so I was THRILLED to go see wild Belugas. This company came very highly rated through Tripadvisor so we went with them. The gear is old, the boats are old and REALLY uncomfortable. Our guide was wonderful, but he also drove...More

4  Thank cvj75
Reviewed September 30, 2016 via mobile

I was expecting to be on a 12 seats Zodiac and we went on a 32 seats. I was disappointed but finally it turns to be better than a 12 seats. The boat was not full so we had more space. This boat is going...More

Thank Patrice_VDD
Reviewed September 29, 2016 via mobile

Had a wonderful time with Otis excursions . Saw a pair of humpback whales as they swam towards the small (12 person Zodiac) and then dove not 20 feet from us. Also observed Minke, Beluga,and Fin whales as well as Harbour porpoises and Grey seals...More

1  Thank Jules421
Reviewed September 22, 2016

We showed up at the main office around 10am to sign up for the 1:30 trip. Parked ourselves near the dock, walked all around town and the waterfront, had lunch and arrived at the check in spot at 1pm. My boyfriend had really wanted a...More

1  Thank sunseeker062
Reviewed September 17, 2016

Reserved through their website and left credit card info. When we got there in the morning, had no record of reservation. Ended up going to the Bergeronnes 30 minutes north with Essipit for half the price and wonderful service.

3  Thank Christian S
Reviewed September 14, 2016

As you can see from previous reviews, this was not my first time out with Otis. During a recent stay in Tadoussac, my husband and I went on two more trips with this company. The first one, was on a sunny day in one of...More

Thank Tellurian
Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our trip with Otis Excursions. We were given great waterproof clothing and had a fantastic three hour trip on the St. Lawrence seeing many beluga, minke and fin whales.A suggestion, unless you want to got absolutely soaked avoid the smaller zodiacs and...More

1  Thank 315rogerg
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September 30, 2016|
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Response from sherrinester | Reviewed this property |
Good idea to wait until you can check the weather, it will be miserable if the weather is not good. We were there early August and water temp was 2 deg. Cels. Or at least that is what they told us. On the day of your event... More
July 11, 2016|
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Response from sherrinester | Reviewed this property |
Greetings Catherine, your timing is great, we went for the 1: pm trip. We loved it. Better time of the day and we are not so good at early rising. The trip was 2 hrs. Make sure you get yourself plenty time for check in. And... More
Stuart E
April 26, 2016|
Response from sherrinester | Reviewed this property |
I called them, and it worked fine. They take credit card visa or master card. They are good people.