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“minke whales”(5 reviews)
“two weeks”(3 reviews)
“feel at home”(2 reviews)
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
833, rue du Quai, Portneuf-sur-Mer, Quebec G0T 1P0, Canada
+1 581-323-1027
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Reviewed August 21, 2018

I stayed for 2 weeks at the meriscope with 5 other students. Everyone was really friendly and made you feel at home. During the 2 weeks we went out on the zodiac about 5 times. The outings lasted 5-8 hour and we got to see...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank AnnaZ3844
Reviewed August 20, 2018

I visited Mériscope for two weeks with a group of students. The people were incredibly nice, and I felt welcomend instantly. We got to learn a lot in the interesting presentations and got to know a lot of cool people and places. During several excursions...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank juliabec
Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

I stayed at the Mériscope for two weeks for a course they offer for students and had a wonderful time. The team and the director of Mériscope are very competent and lovely people who will ensure you have a great experience. The trips we took...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank cgenger
Reviewed August 20, 2018

If you like waking up to nature every morning, staying with an incredibly kind team who makes you feel welcome and at home, looking for whales on a zodiac, learn about marine life and participate in actual scientific research and just have an incredible one...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Anouk P
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

I was at Mériscope with a group of students where we could accompany the team at their work for two weeks. We did several trips on the water and I was amazed anew each time by how impressing the encounters with whales were. Because of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Lisa B
Reviewed October 15, 2017

We went on 5 whale watching cruises on the Saint Lawrence River this summer with the Mériscope team. Each tour on the zodiac with 8 places lasted 4 to 5 hours and each one was incredibly unique. Having the opportunity to experience first-hand scientific work...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed June 6, 2017

I visited the Mériscope 6 times, and it was always great. Dany and his whole team operate on a very professional level. He has a that deep knowledge and lots of experience about marine biology and also always knows somehow where the whales are hiding....More

Date of experience: August 2016
3  Thank Sabine B
Reviewed February 13, 2017

The researchers took us with them on a good-sized Zodiac for about 6 hours. The plan was to study Minke whales, which we did, but first they saw a Blue whale eating krill on the surface. They took the boat close enough to photo-ID her....More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Dany Z, General Manager at Meriscope, responded to this reviewResponded May 22, 2017

Dear Sir, Thank you for your review, that's very appreciated. I'm glad you liked the whale excursion with the Meriscope research team. It was a real pleasure to have the two of you on board. Hoping to see you again in the not so distant...More

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