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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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We headed for the east coast for our honeymoon. On our way back home to Ontario we stopped in to St... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2016
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Amazing Trip

Had an amazing trip and seen lots of Whales. Boat is clean, well taken care of and works great. The... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2016
Brandon B
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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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  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
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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 16 September 2016 via mobile

We headed for the east coast for our honeymoon. On our way back home to Ontario we stopped in to St Andrews and decided to head out with Island Quest marine whale and wildlife cruises for a whale watching adventure. So glad we did. We...More

1  Thank Wadestewart
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Had an amazing trip and seen lots of Whales. Boat is clean, well taken care of and works great. The lady working in the office and the crew on the boat were awesome. Can't wait to go again

1  Thank Brandon B
Reviewed 13 September 2016

The staff was sadly rather rude to us. Apparently their boat had hit a rock and they needed to cancel our full charter. They made a mistake refunding our credit card and acted like it was our mistake. Disappointed that the customer isn't really that...More

4  Thank FreqTravl2006
Reviewed 6 September 2016

We took our daughter, son in law and 2 grandchildren (ages 11 and 9) on the Island Quest whale watch on Sunday, September 4. We were out for 3 1/2 hours, saw fin backs and a humpback sleeping on the surface for over 15 minutes...More

2  Thank Susan K
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

We were stuck in the bottom of the boat ( there is only enough room for 14 people on the top deck, everyone else is stuck in a loud enclosed space that feels like a school bus). The guides were nice but I'd recommend looking...More

2  Thank Katiedion
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Great trip. Great crew. Cruised out to the bay quickly and comfortably. We so a Right whale and fin back.

Thank EricRRMorin
Reviewed 4 September 2016

My friends & I went out on Sat Sept 3 for the afternoon tour and had an amazing time as always. Captain Chris and his crew make everyone feel so welcome and are very knowledgeable about the whales, other marine animals and the surrounding area....More

2  Thank KelliM579
Reviewed 2 September 2016

We when out for the late trip out. Had a great time. It was informative and everyone was friendly and helpful in looking for the whales and taking about the area. Our trip had our Captain and his daughter (the Marine Biologist) and another young...More

1  Thank Lisa C
Reviewed 2 September 2016

First time to New Brunswick and decided to go on this Whale watching adventure. It was amazing! I highly recommend it! The crew and captain were totally invested in finding whales. We came upon the Right Whales (very rare) and were so close we could...More

Thank adw4home
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

My husband wanted to go whale watching so bad, and had too talk me into it as I did not want to go. The crew made me feel so comfortable and they were very knowledgeable on the ocean.....would highly recommend this tour and would go...More

1  Thank Diane B
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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