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A very well organised full day trip. Excellent coach driver/guide, comfortable coach and as Delta hotel was first pick up we actually had choice of any seats !! Cafe used for mid journey break a little small for full coach, but good quality and friendly.
Whale watch boat spacious with good visibility if a little "tired" internally, but with a very enthusiastic commentary from whale experts. (and clean toilets !)
Little choice of food from on board Bistro, would have been better to take our own and rely on them for drinks only.
Several whales of various types seen -- close enough to excite us without harassing them. Some superb photo opportunities.
Overall good value for money, an enjoyable coach trip through glorious countryside, and plenty of whale sightings close enough to satisfy.
Good ride there and back. Didn't see much whales but we saw some and enjoyed every moment of it. Thanks
Excelent !!!!.... especially Ives (our expert guide/environmentalist driver).... he is better than "the best"...
Thanks... Merci... Gracias !!!!!
Excellent experience, very friendly and interesting guide. Truly relaxing, yet, making a lot from one day.
Excellent trip! Water was perfect - saw blue whales, belugas, porpoises, seals and minke whales. Very professional and felt very safe. Would definitely do it again!
The tour was phenomenal . My husband and I enjoyed this experience very much and recommend it to anyone visiting the area.
The trip was very well organized and delighful. I strongly raccomend it.
It was a wonderful trip and want to do it again on a nice day!! The fog was kind of thick and we couldn't see much, but the pilot of the boat and the people on it made it fun anyways. We did see whales which was great. The bus trip to the boat was great. The driver knows customer service, was funny and entertaining.
I gave this a 5 star as the Viator is the way to go. Really enjoyed this.
Door to Door Service from your Hotel. A local taxi (shuttle bus) will pick you up and drive you to Chateau Frontenac to board a picturesque coach tour from Chateau Frontenac (Musee du Fort) along the picturesque St-Lawrence Northern coast line directly to your destination of Baie Sainte-Catherine. The coach driver (Yves) provides a humourous informative monologue along the way with a 20 minute stop for "weewee-wawa" and an opportunity to grab a fresh snack from a cheese factory. Boarding the "GRANDE FLEUVE" boat in Baie-Sainte Catherine for a three hour whale watching cruise a Naturalist-Guide will provide commentary on the variety of whales (along with their personalised names such as "tic-tac-toe" and "Snowhite") including Minke, Fin, Humpback and Beluga which we saw on our tour. Before returning to shore we also were provided a tour of the Tadoussac Fjord where we saw Belugas exiting the bay. Viator made the full day tour a ballanced blend of relaxing and very exciting. I highly recommend this tour with Viator.
Great experience from start to finish. Enjoyed the guided tour during the scenic bus trip. Despite some rainy weather the whale watching experience in the zodiac was fantastic!
Although it was cold and a bit rainy well worth the adventure. The excursion started with a 3 yr transport ride in a small bus. The driver, Yves, was excellent. Great personality and brimming with information. Because we had a limited number of passengers he was able to take some side trips along the way, including a stop at a diary farm to purchase organic cheeses and meats which we had onboard for lunch. Delicious! The scenery was great and I would have paid for just the bus ride. The boat was comfortable and plenty of narration by onboard staff who pointed out a number of whales. We saw plenty of whales that day so no worries on spotting whales. Highly recommend this excursion. Viator made it easy to book and answered all my questions.
Easy pick up arrangements, interesting journey to and from Baie St Catherine, excellent driver/tour guide then the piece-de-resistance being the amazing zodiac trip. We did get very wet (tip - avoid the right hand side seat at the rear!!!) but it didn't matter one bit. We saw two pods of Hump Backed whales, in fact they approached us really quite closely - amazing. Then we also saw two blue whales - truly unforgettable. A really good trip, a humbling experience being able to get so close to these beautiful creatures, and very good value. You must try it - brave the zodiac it's worth it!
Despite terrible visibility we had a great trip with our coach driver Yves pointing out anything we could see from the window through the mist and amazing us with his linguistic gymnastics - switching from french to english several times in one sentence! The trip on the zodiac was equally full of effort to find a whale somewhere in the fog and the driver seemed as pleased as us when he could finally show us a humpback whale. Excellent!