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Sea Watch Tours

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2476 Route 776, New Brunswick E5G 4H4, Canada
+1 877-662-8552
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To witness these amazing before your nose animals is incredible!

Basically the main reason we went to Grand Manan Island last August was to finally see WHALES and... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2017
ihor s
Toronto, Canada
Great excursion!

We had a great day out whale-watching, was very impressed they don't charge you if you don't see an... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2017
Saint John, Canada
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“puffin tour” (6 reviews)
“captain peter” (9 reviews)
“day's catch” (6 reviews)
2476 Route 776, New Brunswick E5G 4H4, Canada
+1 877-662-8552
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

Basically the main reason we went to Grand Manan Island last August was to finally see WHALES and PUFFINS (I'm not mentioning some other reasons yet and the other ones I already mentioned in my many stories previously). Of course when you are planning your...More

Thank ihor s
Reviewed 30 August 2017

We had a great day out whale-watching, was very impressed they don't charge you if you don't see an actual whale (vs. harbour porpoise). The captain and crew were very nice. I tend to get sea-sick and ended up taking more gravol about 60 mins...More

Thank C K
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

I really enjoy whalewatching so this is the 5th boat tour i have taken. Of all my tours from Newfoundland, the St Lawrence, Cape Breton, the Caribbean, this was the least enjoyable. There were 44 people on the boat, many were sea sick, making it...More

Thank amrolfe
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

We are birders from Florida and had been on 'standby' since April to get on Machias Seal island due to the limit agreement per US/Canada. We came to Grand Manan Island via the auto ferry from Blacks Harbour. Originally I was hoping to get ashore...More

Thank Rick8469
Reviewed 28 July 2017

This is an awesome tour if you are serious about seeing wildlife up close and personal. You will see the Puffins, Razorbills, Murres, and Seals. You may also see the Arctic Terns, and Northern Gannets, which also nest on Machias Seal Island. If you're looking...More

Thank Jeff E
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

I really appreciated their flexibility in rebooking our trip when fog canceled the first attempt. We saw humpbacks and a basking shark (mouth wide open as it came towards the boat). Captain and crew very knowledgeable and we had a great time!

Thank RuthH26
Reviewed 18 July 2017

My sister and I booked the puffin tour through Sea Watch Tours. Peter and Durlan were friendly and welcomed questions. They welcomed curious passengers to feel free to come and view the ships instruments and ask any questions. Both Peter and Durlan are very knowledgeable...More

Thank clodja35
Reviewed 19 November 2016

I was the tour leader for a group of 21 lighthouse enthusiasts from all over the USA (U.S. Lighthouse Society). We booked this cruise at the very end of the season to see the lighthouses that are located a few miles offshore of Grand Manan...More

Thank Faros
Reviewed 28 September 2016

We had a great experience. We called ahead to make a booking, as we didn't want to be disappointed. They told us to bring layers of clothing as it could get chilly out at sea. This was great advise, and we had gloves, hats, and...More

1  Thank Patrick H
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

I went with them in 2004 with the highlight being two humpbacks playing around the boat for an hour setting off the depth finder since they got so close to the bottom. My first experience was out of this world! In 2010, the dolphins were...More

Thank Stephanie W
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Jennifer C
25 September 2016|
Response from Kenda W | Property representative |
Our puffin tours usually begin the last Thursday in June, which would be June 29, 2017.
12 June 2016|
Response from Kenda W | Property representative |
Hi! The whale watching tour is between 4-5 hours long typically. It varies depending on how far we need to go to get to the whales. We like to allow lots of viewing time. The tour is whales guaranteed or your tour is... More