Ocean Explorations Whale Cruises, Tiverton

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For a chance to see some of nature's most majestic creatures in wild Nova Scotia, take a trip on Ocean Explorations Whale Cruises. Expert crew man the daily tours, launching into the open sea on large rigid hull inflatable boats aiming to show you as much of the Nova Scotian wildlife as possible. Marine biologist Tom Goodwin leads the trip, which will take you from the mouth of the Bay of Fundy, to the ledges off Brier Island, and as far as Digby Neck, all significant feeding areas for many species of whale, dolphin and porpoise. Wrap up warm and take your camera for breathtaking photos. Weather will dictate your trip and remember these are wild animals, so there's no guarantees of a sighting. Arrange to visit Ocean Explorations Whale Cruises and other attractions in Tiverton using our Tiverton route builder tool.
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  • We had a great afternoon with Tom in near perfect conditions. It was right at the end of the season (just after Canadian Thanksgiving) and Tom agreed to take us out on a private tour after his other.....  more »
  • Well, we’re do I start. First off we simply had a GREAT experience with Tom. This guy is the real deal. Our group was amazed with the whales, birds and a very special event with a school of dolphins.....  more »
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  • What an incredible experience. Captain Tom made it a really informative trip. We were so lucky to see 4 humpback whales. A mother and very playful calf, and 2 other adults. We were given flotation suits, hats and gloves to wear. My 6 year old daughter was given waterproof jacket and trousers and a life jacket. You should wear closed toe shoes. It wasn't really cold but the gloves were good for holding on. It felt very safe on the zodiac and exhilarating when we travelled at speed.
  • WOW! Captain Tom is very knowledgeable about the area and its inhabitants! We were able to see a few whales break the surface of the water and feed on krill. If you are in the area Ocean Explorations is a must do

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