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Bird Island Boat Tour

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Big Bras d'Or, Canada
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About Bird Island Boat Tour
Loads of Puffins, plus seals and bald eagles - boat tours daily from early May until early Sept. Puffins guaranteed from early May until mid-late Aug. Over 45 years running. Our new tour boat, 'Puffin Express' was built in 2010. A coastal experience all in the family will love with lots of open windows for great photos and fresh sea air.
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Laurie W wrote a review Aug. 2
Nova Scotia, Canada2 contributions
You will definitely see Puffins along with seals and several other types of birds. Captain Vince and Captain Ian were both knowledgeable and friendly. Sheila deserve a mention as well very helpful and friendly. We stayed in one of the small motel style rooms and would definitely stay again as they were clean, comfortable.
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Date of experience: August 2021
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Jayne wrote a review Jul. 2021
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This was a truly amazing experience. I am a picky, somewhat critical person and I have nothing to complain about. We saw so many birds and the tour took time and let us float quietly by these spectacular bird islands. I learned a lot about the different species of birds and the crew was very informative and entertaining. Please book a tour today and know that you will have a wonderful time and support a very worthy business who clearly love what they do! My only regret is that I did not book to stay at one of the cottages.
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Date of experience: July 2021
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Asha wrote a review Jul. 2021
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Fantastic tour. Family run business that's been operating for 50 years. Crew makes it really entertaining and informative for kids and adults. They're also really personable and take special care of each person on the tour. Our 12-year old (who loves animals) was enraptured. Saw seals, puffins, razorbills (mini penguins), bald eagles etc. Well worth it. Proof of a single covid vaccine was required to take the tour (early July).
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Date of experience: July 2021
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67891234 wrote a review Jul. 2021
New Brunswick, Canada50 contributions34 helpful votes
This tour is excellent. There were so many birds, seals, and beautiful scenery. The information from Mattie, Ian, and Captain Vince was fabulous. They patiently answered all our questions and we simply had a very fun time. They also take covid very seriously. We appreciate the precautions they take and felt very safe. Also - this tour is about 1/3 of the price of the ones in NB - a great value.
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Date of experience: July 2021
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Debbie J wrote a review Jul. 2021
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We saw lots of puffins along with many other beautiful birds, along with seals. Very knowledgeable staff and lots of fun! Great adventure for the whole family. Remember your binoculars and cameras!
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Date of experience: July 2021
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