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Captain Zodiac

Cheticamp Waterfront, Cheticamp, Nova Scotia, Canada
+1 877-232-2522
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An amazing experience

We were looking for a whale watching adventure and happened to get the last 4 seats on the 5pm... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2017
Lisa M
Above and Beyond Expectations

Despite having some miscommunication issues, once we got in the boat to head out to our whale watch... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2017
Nicole L
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“whale watching” (12 reviews)
“see whales” (7 reviews)
“three times” (4 reviews)
Cheticamp Waterfront, Cheticamp, Nova Scotia, Canada
+1 877-232-2522
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Reviewed 10 September 2017

We were looking for a whale watching adventure and happened to get the last 4 seats on the 5pm Zodiac. We were out on the water for about 45 minutes when a pod of pilot whales was spotted. It was simply amazing to see them....More

Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Despite having some miscommunication issues, once we got in the boat to head out to our whale watch and snorkel we couldn't have been happier! If you intend on snorkelling, definitely plan to be flexible. It took us three days before the stars aligned and...More

Thank Nicole L
Reviewed 2 September 2017

Wasn't sure what to expect when I saw the snorkelling with whales on the site. And when we're out in the Gulf of St Lawrence jumping into the water while the pilot whales were swimming near us, it was a thrilling and humbling experience. A...More

Thank Terrence H
Reviewed 29 August 2017

We were scheduled to snorkel with the whales but learned the waves were too big for this excursion. Our girls were very disappointed to hear this. Captain Quentin took us out and we had a fun wavy, slightly wet ride out to find some whales....More

Thank 69cynthiab
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed the tour very much seeing seals, dolphins, a small pod of whales and a couple of special treats on our way back-a bald eagle and a giant sea turtle who popped up for air. The views of the park from the sea are...More

Thank Kelly M
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

What a delightful experience. We took the 5:30 trip and have no complaints. Captain Wesley was friendly and located numerous pods of Pilot whales. He situated the zodiac so the whales came nearby and were easy to photograph. The cost of the 2 hour trip...More

Thank Rockwoodrose
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Not only did our 6:00pm cruise take us to minke and pilot whales (5 pods of latter), but we also saw harbour porpoises, seals, many unusual birds, and a large group of jellyfish. Captain Wesley provided narration that tied in recent events and other points...More

Thank Pendarella
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Quentin was our knowledgable and gracious guide at Capt. Zodiac. He took us out on a fantastic 2.5 hour tour of the Cabot Trail coastline - we saw seals and a pod of pilot whales that stayed with us for over 45 minutes. Brilliant!

Thank NicMacD
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Sounds like this company has many of the sabe complaints. My faintly when out on the 10am tour which was scheduled do be out for 2 hours. After cruising around with no success in fairly high swells the captain keep us out their an extra...More

Thank robawesome
Reviewed 31 July 2017

We came to Cheticamp because of Captain Zodiac. Its the only tour where you can actually get in the water with the whales. It was an amazing adventure as well as a little scary. Warning though, this tour is dependent on the weather. If its...More

Thank lisadroy
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31 July 2017|
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Response from Javeria1 | Reviewed this property |
Yes boats are smaller, best view of ocean waves and thrill ride !
13 February 2017|
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Response from dmmacneil | Reviewed this property |
I live in New Victoria on the other side of the island. there are lots of hotels and motels on trip adviser for Cheticamp. we stayed at the pilot whale chalets in Cheticamp two yrs ago. They were very nice and clean. when... More