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Top of The Island Boat Tours

North Head Fishermen's Wharf Road, New Brunswick E5G 1J4, Canada
+1 506-660-1122
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Everything I Dreampt About

I went to Grand Manan Island for two reasons. First and foremost was to see whales in their... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
Janis L G
Very informative but no Whale watching

This was a great experience to learn about Grand Manan's history and local fishing economy. But a... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2017
Daniel C
Bathurst, Canada
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Join Captain Stephen Robinson on his beautiful double decked 40' boat for an intimate, narrated and educational tour of the island. We offer affordable tours which last 3 1/2 hours. Our boat is spacious with a maximum of 14 passengers so you will never feel crowded! WE ARE THE ONLY BOAT TOUR THAT DOES IT ALL: Whales - Porpoises - Aquatic Birds Breathtaking Sunsets Haul Lobster Traps - Visit Salmon Farms Explore Herring Weirs and Historic Lighthouses On Board Marine Life Touch Tank View Geological Rock Formations Fish for Mackerel and Pollack Amazing Picture Opportunities When We Chum for Aquatic Birds Come join us on the beautiful island of Grand Manan for an unforgettable adventure on the Bay of Fundy!!
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North Head Fishermen's Wharf Road, New Brunswick E5G 1J4, Canada
+1 506-660-1122
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

I went to Grand Manan Island for two reasons. First and foremost was to see whales in their natural habitat. the boat tour from North Head was pleasant informative and the captain did everything in his power to give everyone a lasting and excellent memory...More

Thank Janis L G
Reviewed 7 August 2017

This was a great experience to learn about Grand Manan's history and local fishing economy. But a little pricey and no beverages supplied. The tour is also advertised as a whale watch tour, but we saw no marine life besides seagulls. The return was also...More

Thank Daniel C
Stephen R, Owner at Top of The Island Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

We are very pleased you had such a great experience learning about Grand Manan’s history and our local fishing economy on our boat tour! Thanks to our valued customers we feel very fortunate to announce that we have been awarded TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence for...More

Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Had read reviews on this boat tour and they are very accurate... a definite must do. Its a chill relax and educating boat tour for both kids and adults! The cAptain and his first mate make it a great time spent on the water. Even...More

Thank MikePoirier74
Reviewed 11 July 2017

So we did not see seals or whales, but we did have a great time. The tour is nice and long. The staff was great, and the guys doing the boat tour were funny and nice. We had wanted to take this tour, and were...More

1  Thank carriemleemba
Reviewed 8 July 2017

We met Captain Stephen on the ferry ride over to Grand Manan and he encouraged us to try his tour. The whole family went out in the late afternoon and it was glorious. A great way to see the island, and Stephen was very friendly...More

Thank Jeanne C
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Captain Stephen is very knowledgable, passionate and proud of his job. On the tour we went to salmon farms, we saw a few lighthouses, cliffs, coves. We met seals, whales, and watched how captain was feeding birds. It was unforgettable experience! Stephen is 5th generation...More

Thank Rita T
Reviewed 15 September 2016

The owner Stephen, was very knowledgeable , interesting to listen to . Got to see lobster traps, showed us different places you can't get to except from a boat . Looking for whales. Very enjoyable day , well worth the money

Thank Pauline R
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Stephen is a very good host and very informative , I have been coming to Grand Manan for many years and I learned many new things and seen the Island from a different perspective .He talks about the Industry of Grand Manan and explains the...More

Thank DannyReicker
Reviewed 6 September 2016

In addition to the beautiful scenery you learn a lot about the history of the fishing industry on Grand Manan and its current status from a sixth generation Grand Mananer -- modern salmon farming and deep sea lobster fishing as well as the herring weirs...More

Thank DenverVisitor_10
Reviewed 3 September 2016

My wife and I loved Grand Manan and will return(the highlite of our visit was the tour). Captain Robinson was very informative, very safe and wonderful with the young children on our tour. We were extremely comfortable on the spaciousness upper deck of the boat....More

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19 May 2017|
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Response from Stephen R | Property representative |
The tour will be starting July 1st, if you would like to go in July or August let us know. Thanks Melissa Manager Top Of The Island Boat Tours
19 May 2017|
Response from Stephen R | Property representative |
Hi No the tour will be starting July 1st for the season. If you are on Grand Manan then give us a call. Melissa Manager Top Of The Island Boat Tours