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Mariner Cruises Whale and Seabird Tours

#1 of 11 things to do in Brier Island Features Animals
325 Water Street, Nova Scotia B0V 1H0, Canada
+1 800-239-2189
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Whale Watching in the Bay of Fundy

Penny and her staff were very knowledgeable about the habitants in the Bay of Fundy. They were... read more

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Cindy C
Whale of a time!

Crew wonderful! Saw a humpback and it's baby. Hot chocolate and cookies. Everything just perfect... read more

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Come have a whale of a time with Mariner Cruises! Enjoy our friendlines, hospitality and expertise on board the Chad and Sisters Two as you watch whales and birds while sailing on the famous Bay of Fundy waters off of Brier Island. Expect to be amazed while making memories that last a lifetime!
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325 Water Street, Nova Scotia B0V 1H0, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

Penny and her staff were very knowledgeable about the habitants in the Bay of Fundy. They were more than willing to search out the whales. It was an amazing experience and would go again.

Thank Cindy C
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Crew wonderful! Saw a humpback and it's baby. Hot chocolate and cookies. Everything just perfect weather and bay of fundy blue water. Stop at office first and get ticket. Bring a jacket wind is chill.

Thank carolinabonny@aol.com
Reviewed 3 days ago

Started our excursion in the fog, with patience and a little time Mother Nature did her thing and we enjoyed a 4+ hour cruise with Humpbacks(3+ different), minki, porpoises, many sea birds...what a tour. The highlight was a full grown female humpback cleaning her fins....More

Thank jojandkmurwin
FundyMariner, Front Office Manager at Mariner Cruises Whale and Seabird Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for posting a review. We appreciate your feedback. It was a pleasure having you stay at the Bay of Fundy Inn and do a tour. Thanks also to Mother Nature for providing the great sightings of whales.

Reviewed 4 days ago

We recently (July 7th) went on a whale watching cruise with Penny, Clayton and Chris. It was great, we managed to find some Minke and Humpbacks! We ended up being right beside a Humpback on a couple of occasions and watched as they swam under...More

1  Thank Chipper2004
FundyMariner, Front Office Manager at Mariner Cruises Whale and Seabird Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for taking a tour with Mariner Cruises! All of the whale watching operators in our area respect the whales and love to show visitors just what the waters around Brier Island have to offer! We are happy that even though the weather wasn't...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

I have been whale watching a few times in a few different places, but this was the best by far! We saw so many humpback whales as well as dolphins and birds. The crew was amazingly knowledgeable and friendly! It didn't feel rushed and it...More

Thank PennyVC
FundyMariner, Front Office Manager at Mariner Cruises Whale and Seabird Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We are happy to read that you had a good time on the tour you took with us. You are right that the crew enjoy the tour as much as the passengers! It is a privilege to be able to watch these magnificent creatures in...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

A foggy yet sunny morning and with forty aboard the cruise boat we headed out 4 miles into the bay of Fundy in search for whales. The captain cut the engines and an eerie silence descended on the boat. Amy our tour guide, told us...More

Thank Liz L
FundyMariner, Front Office Manager at Mariner Cruises Whale and Seabird Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your lovely review! It sounds like you had a great time on our tour and thank you for your positive comments about Penny and Amy. They are very engaging tour guides. Did you capture a picture of the whale swimming under the...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Just Great people running this tour! Knowledgeable of the whales and sea birds. Put us in the area of the whales pretty directly. When the owner brings their own camera with them you know this is something they truly love and care about. To Penny...More

Thank ROADRUNNERII2017
FundyMariner, Front Office Manager at Mariner Cruises Whale and Seabird Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Our thanks for writing such a nice review of your tour experience. How nice that you picked up on Penny's enthusiasm for the whales. Yes, she does this everyday but still has never lost her excitement for the whales and for meeting our visitors. Sorry...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful weather - fog notwithstanding, calm seas, and a very capable crew made for a great first whale watching experience. We saw a minke, 2 humpbacks and a calf! Interesting and educational afternoon on the water. Two thumbs up!

Thank Anne E
FundyMariner, Front Office Manager at Mariner Cruises Whale and Seabird Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for posting a review about your first whale watching experience. We hope that it will not be your last, whether you tour with us again or go elsewhere. It is truly an educational and fun activity to see the whales.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went out on July 14th. We saw three fin back whales, the second largest next to the blue whale. It was suspected they were a family. Plenty of humpbacks, a minke whale, porpoises, dolphins and seals. The crew was super friendly and informative!!

Thank Thescowlingartist
FundyMariner, Front Office Manager at Mariner Cruises Whale and Seabird Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Good day! Thank you for choosing Mariner Cruises. We are happy to know that you enjoyed your tour and that you saw a variety of species. Do you have a favourite kind of whale?

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Penny and Amy are great. Be prepared for cold wind and cold water sprays. Dress in layers. Whales were hungry and everywhere. Awesome experience. Worth the drive out to brier island. Thanks for an awesome whale watching experience. Sandra

Thank Teamice3
FundyMariner, Front Office Manager at Mariner Cruises Whale and Seabird Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for sharing your thoughts on the tour. It is a good idea to mention the need to dress warm because it certainly can be very cold out on the water. Did you get to see the whales feeding?

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