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“Saw a baby whale!”

Mariner Cruises Whale and Seabird Tours
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Owner description: Come have a whale of a time with Mariner Cruises! Enjoy our friendlines, hospitality and expertise on board the Chad and Sisters Two as you watch whales and birds while sailing on the famous Bay of Fundy waters off of Brier Island. Expect to be amazed while making memories that last a lifetime!
Reviewed July 16, 2018

But they still are huge. We saw 8 whales that came over to the boat-the first 3, including the baby whale, spent quite a bit of time going under the boat and coming up on the other side. The crew was as excited as we where. This was the 12:30 tour on July 12th.

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FundyMariner, Guest Relations Manager at Mariner Cruises Whale and Seabird Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 22, 2018

Seeing whales is always a moving experience and seeing a baby one can be even more special. The whales are naturally curious and friendly and sometimes choose to swim right over to the boats. Thank you for your Trip Advisor review.

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Reviewed July 15, 2018

Our cruise & tour took place early July, 2018, and we were lucky that the weather was optimal. Just even getting to Westport was an adventure in itself- we left the Yarmouth area around 8:30am, and arrived in Westport around 11:30 am to register for the 12:30 pm cruise. (once you get to Digby Neck, you take 2 ferries, so give yourself lots of time to get to your destination! I was travelling with my 2 young boys, and they enjoyed the ride & ferries)

Once we boarded the boat, we found the guides/narrators so knowledgeable about sealife, and about bird species. My son was hoping to see a shark, and although we didn't see any, one of the narrators was so informative & amazing - she took the time to answer his many questions.

In total, we saw 3 whales, and they were all Humpback Whales. They were beautiful!!!

It was really spectacular- and well worth the money. Whale watching is something that I've always had on my bucket list, and I'm so glad we had this experience.

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Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

I had been whale watching years ago, and I prepared my teenagers for the possibility that we might not see any/ many whales. On this trip, our guides were warm and informative, and able to gear the information provided to the little ones on board as well as the teens and grownups. We saw a range of seabirds, seals, and many many whales. We were truly awed by the groups of 7 and 8 humpbacks, and it felt like our boat was respectful of the creatures while still providing a wonderful experience for us. A great hands-on demonstration and information session was provided to everyone on the trip back to further enrich our experience, again taking into account the range of participants. And cookies and drinks were serve to add to the celebratory air of a fantastic whale watching experience!

1  Thank Taraanne2017
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FundyMariner, Guest Relations Manager at Mariner Cruises Whale and Seabird Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 22, 2018

Thank you for posting a review. It sounds like you had a great tour and saw lots of whales. Thank you for mentioning your thoughts on the guides on the tour. Best to you!

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Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

We went out on the 12:30 p.m. whale watch on July 7. It was a beautiful day. At first we saw a few humpback whales here and there, but towards the end of the cruise, the captain and crew found a group of five humpback whales swimming together. The boat stayed with the whales for 20 or 30 minutes. The whales were so close to the boat! We saw them surface many times! This was a thrilling tour. We loved it!

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FundyMariner, Guest Relations Manager at Mariner Cruises Whale and Seabird Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 22, 2018

Thank you for choosing to tour with us Emma. We are pleased to learn that you were thrilled with your Mariner Cruises experience. Warm Regards.

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Reviewed July 9, 2018

We had an excellent guide. Very informative! We also enjoyed playing with FOUR humpback whales!!! They really do react to your excitement level.

1  Thank Matti S
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