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Island Quest Marine

#4 of 10 Outdoor Activities in Saint Andrews Features Animals
Left of Market Wharf 205 Water St, Saint Andrews, New Brunswick E5B 1B3, Canada
+1 506-529-9885
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Overall trip was good, but management was unsettling

I have to apologize for such a late review. I am just trying to catch up on some things that I have... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2016
Top S
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Kingston, Canada
Excellent trip

The staff, boat and commentary are excellent. A little slower than the Zodiak but an excellent... read more

Reviewed 3 December 2016
RoyalWestmoreland
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Barbados
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Left of Market Wharf 205 Water St, Saint Andrews, New Brunswick E5B 1B3, Canada
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Reviewed 7 December 2016

I have to apologize for such a late review. I am just trying to catch up on some things that I have put on the back-burner. First of all, I spent two weeks in the beautiful St. Andrews with my wife in Late July and...More

3  Thank Top S
Reviewed 3 December 2016

The staff, boat and commentary are excellent. A little slower than the Zodiak but an excellent relaxing trip with a well informed crew. Lots of co-operation between the boats to find whales and a knowledgeable crew.

1  Thank RoyalWestmoreland
Reviewed 24 October 2016

We realized a childhood dream on that sunny afternoon when we sailed to the bay of Fundy. Not only did we get to see whales up close, but they were North Atlantic ''right'' whales, very rare as there are now only a few hundreds specimen...More

2  Thank Abcynthe
Reviewed 9 October 2016

We were very fortunate to see 4 finback whales. They put on a good "show" and the captain did a great job of staying close without crowding the whales. We also got to see some seals on the way out. Island Quest is very organized...More

1  Thank infolific
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Island Quest is one of the best tours. The Captain (Chris) and the two biological on board were very informative about the whales we seen. Nicole and Dean, the biologist on board, were very kind, hard working, smart, and dedicated to making sure everybody learned...More

2  Thank lovnthebeach
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Took a large group of people for a whale watching cruise. The crew and captain told us a lot about the area and various points of interest. The people make a big difference with this company...knowledgeable, friendly, locals who know what they are doing. Once...More

2  Thank GNETT36
Reviewed 26 September 2016

This had to be one of our best whale watching adventures ever , my sister and I have been going to Saint Andrews for our sister week for 10 years and have been other whale watching boats , the Island Quest Marine was the most...More

2  Thank Patricia R
Reviewed 22 September 2016

This was a great whale watching experience. Left the dock at 1:30pm, returned at 4:30pm. Island Quest is a local, family owned and operated business. The captain is the father with on board marine biologist daughter and guide. They were patient and very informative. Cameras...More

2  Thank John P
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

The island quest marine company is the most professional whale watching tour we have been on. From the moment we called, Nicole was pleasant and professional. On board the entire crew was so helpful and knowledgeable. They put everyone at ease. The weather was amazing...More

1  Thank Karen C
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

We seen a number of right whales the two biologists were friendly and knowledgeable. Prices were reasonable and the trip was around three hours

1  Thank wallyg318
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Tammy B
Is seasickness a frequent problem?
13 July 2016|
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mirpanda2001
When you want to go on a tour should you make reservations, or is just showing up to go ok.
11 August 2015|
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Response from Questbest | Property representative |
Thank you so much for your inquiry! Reservations are highly recommended and don't cost anything. Please give us a call at 1-888-252-9111 and we can help with any questions and reservation inquiries. We look forward to... More
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prisonmama40
what is the cost and time frame of the adventure.
9 August 2015|
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Response from Questbest | Property representative |
Thank you so much for your inquiry! The cost for our 2.5-3 hour whale and wildlife excursion is $56/adult, $50/senior, $48/student and $38/youth (16&under). If you have any further questions or would like to make a... More
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