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Whale Interpretive Centre

#2 of 6 things to do in Pleasant Bay Features Animals
Pleasant Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada
+1 902-224-1411
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We stopped here as part of our drive along the Cabot Trail. We spent around one half hour there... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
PAWMAW1983
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Sandy Springs, Georgia
Excellent exhibit- highly recommeded

Excellent exhibit! We visited after a whale watching trip in Pleasant Bay (where we saw several... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
CharleneMel
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Vancouver, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here as part of our drive along the Cabot Trail. We spent around one half hour there. There was a movie that was informative. The rest of the museum has exhibits about the local area whales. Worth a stop.

Thank PAWMAW1983
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent exhibit! We visited after a whale watching trip in Pleasant Bay (where we saw several whales) and it definitely added to the experience to learn more about these amazing creatures. Well worth a trip! Thanks for providing education on whales in the area- had...More

Thank CharleneMel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very interesting exhibits, gave information about many aspects of whales' biology and lives. Great to visit just before going on a whale viewing tour!

Thank Michelle S
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Small museum and film about whales worth a quick stop while touring the Cabot Trail. Displays are informative.

Thank Tom W
Reviewed 8 June 2017

We stopped in before a whale watching tour. We spent 45 minutes reading about whales and left feeling informed and appreciative of the changes made to protect the whales.

Thank Julie P
Reviewed 26 March 2017

On a drizzly day, this was a good stop to learn more about whales and a bit of other sea life. Worth a quick stop.

Thank Jeanie P
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Good informative movie, exhibits, and coffee for tourists. Its size allowed us to see everything, including the gift shop, staff were pleasant, informative and helpful.

Thank Fern W
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Very informative centre. Anything you needed or wanted to know about local whale population and other sea life.

Thank Pipertoad
Reviewed 16 October 2016

We were there the third week of September 2016. First, seeing the partially manmade harbor at Pleasant Bay Nova Scotia is worth the very short side trip from this beautiful stretch of the Cabot Trail & the Cape Breton Highlands National Park. Pleasant Bay is...More

1  Thank SrMainer
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Visited this centre while waiting for our tour boat. Has good information on aquatic mammals in this area with video and displays. Washrooms are available but donation for use is nearby. There is a $4 Centre admission. Worth the knowledge gained.

Thank TheFolksJourneys
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