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Island Quest Marine

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Left of Market Wharf 205 Water St, Saint Andrews, New Brunswick E5B 1B3, Canada
+1 506-529-9885
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No other experience like it

Thank you for showing me an amazing part of our world. It instils in us a deep respect for the... read more

Reviewed 31 May 2013
Tommy P
Saint Andrews, New Brunswick, Canada
Best In New Brunswick

I have been on this tour several times, its different every time i went out. I got to see humpback... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2013
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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For whale watching Island Quest Marine delivers a true Bay of Fundy whale & wildlife adventure. Explore the Bay of Fundy tides aboard our custom-built cruiser, the 13.41-m (44 ft.) M/V Island Quest. Enjoy comfort and speed along with the experience of our LOCAL captain's, whose lifetime on the bay makes for a unique and authentic adventure! Cruise past scenic lighthouses, herring weirs and aquaculture sites on the way to the whales' playground. Knowledgeable marine biologists provide interpretation while you spot humpback, finback, minke and North Atlantic right whales, along with seals, porpoises and eagles. Discover the sea creatures in our onboard touch tank, feel samples of whale baleen and indulge in a seafood snack and refreshment on the way back from your ultimate adventure!
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  • Very good10%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Left of Market Wharf 205 Water St, Saint Andrews, New Brunswick E5B 1B3, Canada
+1 506-529-9885
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Reviewed 31 May 2013

Thank you for showing me an amazing part of our world. It instils in us a deep respect for the ocean, the landscape, the whales & the wildlife, and you come away better people.

7  Thank Tommy P
Reviewed 29 May 2013

I have been on this tour several times, its different every time i went out. I got to see humpback whales do flips in the water like you would never expect. The tour guides and captains are amazing. I would recommend Island Quest Marine to...More

7  Thank whalewatcher_13
Reviewed 20 May 2013 via mobile

You could not ask for a better experience! This is a must while visiting St Andrews and would be the highlight of anyone's trip. The staff an crew are amazing and all the marine biologists are very knowledgeable!! The boat is well kept up and...More

6  Thank Ryanp9ca
Reviewed 12 May 2013

One of the best times in the maritimes! It's a must see... The staff are very friendly and extremely knowledgable and went out of their way to make the trip very enjoyable and comfortable. With modern equipment thats clean and well kept, they make you...More

5  Thank Briandyer
Reviewed 24 April 2013

I have gone on tours with Island Quest Marine 3 times already. I wouldn't recommend any other company to tour the Bay of Fundy. They are Great with the kids, my son loves the little touch tank they have. My Son even got to drive...More

6  Thank BNashFredericton
Reviewed 9 April 2013

I would really recommend Island Quest to anyone who asks. They are super friendly, and always try to accommodate you. I remember my first trip with my sister we were driving by the Algonquin and Carolyn stopped us on the side of the road called...More

6  Thank Nat2579
Reviewed 8 April 2013

A few years ago, a group of us girls decided to go to St Andrew's for a weekend. We all wanted to try whale watching for the first time and checked out Island Quest Marine. Without a reservation, the staff accomodated us on the boat...More

7  Thank KelliM579
Reviewed 11 February 2013

My mom, sister in law and I decided to take a trip to New Brunswick in 2010, while there we stopped in St Andrews to take a whale watching trip. Of course we were hopeful we would see a whale but realistically thought we actually...More

16  Thank Sandra W
Reviewed 8 September 2012

Very friendly, family run whale watching adventures. We had the best time. The boat wasn't too busy (about 20 people aboard) and we were able to stand on the top deck for the whole trip, which was a real bonus. It was a beautiful day...More

9  Thank Rachel A
Reviewed 28 August 2012

Trip booked by my cousin who lives in the area. She has used this company on multiple occasions when she has visitors and has never been disappointed. Pre book online for a discounted price. Boat was full on our trip, but with 3 crew on...More

7  Thank DesdinovaUK
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Rebekah M
12 July 2017|
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Response from Questbest | Property representative |
Thanks so much for the question. You are not required to wear lifejackets though we have enough for everyone and we will do a full safety briefing on our life saving gear before we even leave the wharf. Hope this answers... More
10 August 2015|
Response from Questbest | Property representative |
Thank you so much for your inquiry! Reservations are highly recommended and don't cost anything. Please give us a call at 1-888-252-9111 and we can help with any questions and reservation inquiries. We look forward to... More