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Iceberg Quest Ocean Tours

7-135 Harbour Dr, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 6N6, Canada
+1 709-722-1888
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Great Tour

We really enjoyed this tour! The boat is very clean and the crew are very friendly. We saw four... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Calgary, Canada
via mobile
Clean boat, efficient and safety conscious

A really successful trip with lots of sightings of whales. A small bar on board. Slightly... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Dorset, United Kingdom
via mobile
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Join Newfoundland's award-winning boat tour Iceberg Quest as we depart from the heart of downtown St. John's. Walking distance from hotels and B&B's, our two hour fully narrated tour lets you experience Cape Spear, Cabot Tower, and Fort Amherst from the sea. Witness the world's largest concentration of humpback whales, watching as they thrust their massive 40 ton bodies into the air. Show times may vary! Steam through the passageway of 12,000 year old icebergs and view the elegant Atlantic Puffin. Both entertaining and educational, our narrated tour is fun for the whole family. Private charters and special packages available. Departing daily at 9:30am, 1:00pm, 4:00pm and 7:00pm, our tours offer traditional music, snacks and full bar service, and 'screech-ins'. We invite you to "Step aboard. Experience the WONDER!"
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7-135 Harbour Dr, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 6N6, Canada
+1 709-722-1888
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We really enjoyed this tour! The boat is very clean and the crew are very friendly. We saw four whales while out on the water. Really enjoyed that you could have an iceberg beer while out on the water! Really liked that one of the...More

Thank CrossCanada
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A really successful trip with lots of sightings of whales. A small bar on board. Slightly disappointed that we didn't go a little further along to view more coastline but in fairness, we were out to see whales and we saw lots of activity.

Thank Gypsy008
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Went on the boat tour today with heavy fog. Didn't see much but it was a nice boat ride, staff were nice and helpful.

Thank Tim C
Reviewed 6 days ago

Great tour, well organised and a lot of fun. I had a 12 hour lay over in St. Johns and this 2 hour tour worked perfectly for me. Did the tour mid-July, and although there were no icebergs around at the time, we did come...More

Thank Rishi W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took the Iceberg Quest tour in Twillingate and saw the most fantastic iceberg and a Minke whale. By keeping our ticket stub we got $5 off this tour. There were no icebergs but we saw puffins and one of the best whale displays you...More

Thank Keith592016
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the tour out of beautiful Twillingate. From the moment we got to the dock we were interacting with the very friendly crew, Dean and Paul. We met a lot of friendly people in Newfoundland but these two were really great fellas. They were...More

Thank Kane B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Iceberg Quest was a great tour to take while in Twillingate this past July. Twillingate is a lovely town to begin with and the iceberg capital of the world so, it is a must to take a boat tour to see them, and hopefully some...More

Thank oumax99
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the tour out of Twillingate in early July. It takes a little drive to get there, but the cruise and scenery are more than worth it. The cruise was awesome as we got to see a lot of iceburgs, and the captain even...More

Thank Stephen S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Super friendly crew made for a very special whale watching excursion! Saw tons of whales and very convenient leaving from downtown St. John`s. Have tried other whale watching tours out of St. John`s but they did not compare to Iceberg Quest.

Thank Melanie O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great tour. Saw a humpback, 3 Fin whales really close to the boat and an iceberg in the distance. Check it out!

Thank Lori H
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18 July 2017|
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Response from Frank M | Reviewed this property |
Not sure about sunrise but they do evening runs. When we were there in early July they had sailings at, as I recall, 10:00 AM, 1:00 PM, 4:00 PM and 7:00 PM. I am sure their website (icebergquest. com) has contact info for... More
Kayla F
12 June 2017|
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Response from roonl | Reviewed this property |
Whales are here in July...maybe in August too.
Emma D
23 May 2017|
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Response from IcebergQuest | Property representative |
Ahoy Emma! Absolutely. Just let us know when you check in. Our friendly crew will be st your service. Cheers!