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Ocean Quest Adventure Resort

#2 of 8 things to do in Conception Bay South Features Animals
17 Stanleys Rd, Conception Bay South, Newfoundland and Labrador A1W 5H9, Canada
+1 709-834-7234
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One word: 'EPIC'

Ocean Quest places a high emphasis on safety while ensuring their guests have fun! They go out of... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
wootpa5
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Key Largo, Florida
via mobile
Diving and whale snorkelling

I stayed with Ocean Quest for a week doing a combination of dive training, diving on the ocean... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
catri0nalaing
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London, United Kingdom
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Newfoundland's only one stop Scuba and Adventure Shop! Ocean Quest consists of a Retail Shop, Bed and Breakfast, a breathtaking view of Conception Bay and ocean inspired spa. It is a 5 Star PADI Scuba Training facility with a pool on site, and we offer many different Scuba packages. Ocean Quest Adventures offers public and private boat charters of Conception Bay, kayaking tours, historic tours, whale watching tours, as well as the opportunity to snorkel with humpback whales!
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  • Very good8%
  • Average1%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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17 Stanleys Rd, Conception Bay South, Newfoundland and Labrador A1W 5H9, Canada
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+1 709-834-7234

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Ocean Quest places a high emphasis on safety while ensuring their guests have fun! They go out of their way to make you feel at home from the moment the first email is sent. Customer support is paramount and they pay attention to the little...More

Thank wootpa5
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed with Ocean Quest for a week doing a combination of dive training, diving on the ocean wrecks, snorkelling with whales and sea kayaking. It was an absolutely superb week. Rick and his team couldn't be more friendly and helpful, the wrecks were fantastic...More

Thank catri0nalaing
Reviewed 1 week ago

I spent a week with friends in Newfoundland, and this stands out as the highlight of our trip! Even before we arrived, the tour organisers had great communication, had got all our wetsuit and gear sizes to ensure it was all available and ready for...More

Thank obrienm
Reviewed 1 week ago

I did the snorkeling with humpbacks experience which I can honestly say was amazing. Over the tour we were in the water with humpbacks on 3 separate occasions and on 2 of these I had a good up close viewing of the whales, which were...More

Thank Niall M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked an adventure to snorkel with whales. Sounded amazing. We were sent an email prior to the adventure saying to watch the weather forecast and that if the wind gusts are greater than 30 km / hour the trip would be cancelled. I was...More

Thank 810cathym810
OceanQuestAdventures, General Manager at Ocean Quest Adventure Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi 810cathym810, thank you for your review and I am truly sorry for your experience. You stated that you think the reason was because of money first off there is no dollar amount you can put on safety. Money was definitely not the reason for...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I want to start this one-star review by saying that all of our staff really were fantastic - Johnny, Gene, Caitlin, and Nathan. I have only good things to say about them and they did their best to make our outing enjoyable. In the end,...More

Thank MegK13
OceanQuestAdventures, General Manager at Ocean Quest Adventure Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi MegK13, and thanks for your review. In operating our tours here for the last 20 years, we know that the North Atlantic certainly can be unforgiving sometimes and I am sorry that you did not enjoy your experience because, you're right, we do pride...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had very nice tours to the wrecks, saw my first iceberg and touched the ice, what nobody in the last 10.000 years before did - this was an unbelievable experience, saw whales and the islands around are so beautiful and impressive. We did also...More

Thank stwers
OceanQuestAdventures, General Manager at Ocean Quest Adventure Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Stwers, thanks so much for your great review! We are so glad you had such a great trip and that Rick was able to provide you with that "first class" restaurant feel right on Conception Bay! We hope to see you back here again...More

Reviewed 1 June 2017

We had the great opportunity to partake in the Drink an Iceberg Kayaking Tour. It was a beautiful day and there were two giant icebergs in the bay. We sailed around one and kayaked around the other. Option of solo or tandem kayak. Safety was...More

1  Thank twowildtides
OceanQuestAdventures, General Manager at Ocean Quest Adventure Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Twowildtides! Thanks so much for the review, we thoroughly enjoyed taking you out and hope to get you out again for more of our experiences in the future!! :D

Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Excellent tour where we saw two large icebergs and where we were able to kayak near the largest. Unique experience. I had this bucket list desire to kayak by the icebergs on a sunny day and this dream came through thanks to the ocean quest...More

1  Thank 1LouBar
OceanQuestAdventures, General Manager at Ocean Quest Adventure Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi 1LouBar, thanks so much for the review!! We really pride ourselves on our excellent staff and the Icebergs... well we are just so thankful that they drift into our bay so that we can provide experiences like this to you! They are just breathtaking,...More

Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

The folks at Ocean Quest assured we had the BEST experience we could possibly have. From diving historic shipwrecks and icebergs to exploring the submerged tunnels of the Bell Island Mine, this was without a doubt the best dive trip I've yet done. Every dive,...More

1  Thank fstopa
OceanQuestAdventures, General Manager at Ocean Quest Adventure Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hey Frank! Thanks so much for the amazing review, Rick and Debbie really are second to none!! I know we'll see you back here again soon, so "Sea" you Soon :D

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