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Capt. Mark's Whale and Seal Cruise

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126 Harbour Rd, Pleasant Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada
+1 902-224-1316
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A Highlight of our Trip!

I emailed a couple weeks before our trip to find out if the "Double Hookup" boat was accessible... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Markham, Canada
We saw whales!

I went with a friend who had previously been on 3 whale watch cruises in different parts of the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Markham, Ontario
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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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126 Harbour Rd, Pleasant Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada
+1 902-224-1316
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I emailed a couple weeks before our trip to find out if the "Double Hookup" boat was accessible. Tina told me that although the wheelchair was not allowed on board (makes sense), my husband could be accommodated. We confirmed our time. When we arrived at...More

Thank lenore04
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went with a friend who had previously been on 3 whale watch cruises in different parts of the world, as had never sighted one. This time did the trick! And she has video as well! Fun time included seals and caves.

Thank IrishCream
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went on the zodiac boat - at 9:30 am (1st boat out in the morning). We had a great time! Our Captain (I believe his name was Matt) was very engaging! He was very informative and lots of fun! We had the honour of...More

Thank Jenn B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My rating is based on my correspondence with the company and crew and not on the actual tour. We didn't get a chance to go out with Capt'n Mark as the weather wasn't co-operating and it was too windy. The tour was cancelled shortly before...More

Thank Stacey W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Overall we had a really great experience, certainly worth your money. We decided to take the Zodiac tour and it was a blast! For some of us, the boat tour itself was a highlight. We did end up seeing quite a few Pilot whales, probably...More

Thank aguimont3
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was touring the Cabot Trail in lovely Cape Breton NS and booked a Whale Watching Tour with Capt. Mark on the Research Vessel 'Double Hookup" I arrived later than the recommended arrival time as road construction was slowing traffic and I was taking my...More

Thank MrAllanJ
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Captain Mark is amazing! We rode the 8 person zodiac and were able to enjoy a fun experience with a family of pilot whales and seals. The team is very friendly and respectful of nature.

Thank Charmian L
Reviewed 16 August 2017

The day we went the water was very choppy and everyone got so sick. We drove three hours to this particular place because it boasted of guaranteed whale sightings. What we found out was that if you dont see a whale you get a gift...More

1  Thank mmcma
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Unfortunately, no whales for us as the sea was choppy. Before our cruise started, the captain (Gilles I think) said that it was very windy and that it would be hard to spot any whales. He said that if we backed out now, we would...More

Thank sancyk
Reviewed 13 August 2017

It was a amazingly beautiful day for our trip. Captain Gilles said we would probably see pilot whales and some seals, but they were going to go looking for the big ones, the fin whales. We went about 6 miles out and sure enough,we found...More

Thank kpgc
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Beth N
7 April 2017|
Response from Tina R |
Hi, thank you for your interest in Capt Mark's. We will be operating our Research Boat "Double Hookup" until the 30th of September and there are still whales. The only drawback is the windy weather that time of year which... More
20 September 2016|
Response from True_North_SaF | Reviewed this property |
Capt. Mark's boat is pretty big and stable. Everything depends on weather conditions on the day of your trip.
Rosey S
17 September 2016|
Response from True_North_SaF | Reviewed this property |
Your best bet would be to call them directly: +1 888-754-5112