The bus driver was pleasant , helpful, and informative. The zodiacs strongly urge to go on them were great searching out whales. We saw a number whales and being in a zodiac gave you the feeling of being part of the action. It also brought you close to the whales and sea lions. Great trip.
the trip to whale watching went very well. From hotel pick-up to drop off, it was well organized. We were treated to a great display of minke whales, and were able to view a small humpback and harbour porpoise, beside pods of seals. We also saw the spout of a blue or grey whale but were unable to move close enough to view the animal due to conservation restrictions. All and all a very worthwhile experience
It was an excellent experience, but worried about the whales and their future, everything is too noisy for them and their environment is changing, and getting polluted.
Long drive but greatly improved by the driver/guide who provided a continuous commentary as well as organising everything.She was wonderful.
We saw lots of whales, a very memorable trip.
We all had a great time and would highly recommend it for anyone visiting Qebec
The bus ride was long, but the driver Yves kept us entertained with history, facts, and discussion about whales. We happened to take the tour on a rainy day. We were scheduled for the Zodiac tour. They gave us the option of switching to the larger boat, but we decided to stay with the Zodiac. We definitely got wet with rain and waves splashing onto the boat, even with the waterproof coat and pants. I recommend bringing a change of clothes with you if you do the Zodiac. That 3 hour bus ride back was a bit uncomfortable in wet clothes.
Though both types of boats have to abide by the same rules of staying away from the whales a certain distance, I feel like the whales we saw were so much closer than the larger boat. Perhaps it was just that we were on the same level. We saw Fin whales and seals.
We heard the larger boat saw some Beluga whales at one location that we weren't able to see. A view from higher in the air has its benefits too. Either way, it was a great experience!
Fantastic. Great, funny guide, and an amazing day. We seemed to have an exceptional day and had at least half, if not two-thirds of the whale watching portion of the zodiac trip, spent watching Fin, Minke, and Beluga whales or the dozens of seals. Food at our stop in Charlevoix was great if you love dairy, as we stopped at a cheese factory. We bought curd, a fantastic house made potato salad, and had sandwiches with a quarter inch thick of fresh cheese along with baguettes, so good. The beer made from a craft brewer in town was good too, I would grab another Mad Cow brand beer anywhere I saw it and I like beer. Excellent trip, even though with the zodiacs we did not have enough time for lunch once we got to the destination, so I would stock up with snacks and water bottles as we did for the trip if you can't last between eating from about 10:30 am to 4 or 5 pm
Good experience. The guides were amazing. Unfortunately, we didnt see the belugas this time but still worth every penny to watch the finbacks and minkes
Long but beautiful drive. Bus driver was extremely knowledgable and professional. The smaller bus allowed for some additional stops to some wonderful places. We saw a lot of whales. The zodiac was a fun experience and the gear they provided kept us warm on a cold day
Good value for the money. Couldn't have asked for better tour guides than Alain and also the naturalist on the boat. And the whales put on quite a show!
It was a great experience for us and enjoyed being able to see so many different whales, seals, etc.
We would do it again.
The almost 3h drive from Quebec was worth the drive, we saw several whales and seals
This was one of the best tours i ever took. It was just amazing to see the whales and the bus ride along the ST Lawrence was very scenic with the upcoming fall colors. I felt the driver was driving too fast most of the time which some more people felt as well.
Fantastic in every way. Saw lots of whales, great guides, great weather. The smaller boat was definitely the way to go.
We had a great bus driver, Yves, who was very knowledgeable about the area we were driving through and what we could expect form our sea loving creatures. He was also able to take us through small towns because we had a small bus so got to see more of the beautiful coastline. We got to see 3 different types of whales and a large pod of sea lions. The water was calm was it was easy going. It was the first whale watching trip I had taken and it was wonderful. I would do it again, next time in the Zodiac boats..
Fun guide, 3 different types of whale and so much other wildlife
This tour was the highlight of my week-long vacation in Quebec City. We saw many whales and baby seals up close. I highly recommend this tour.
I had never been on a whale watching cruise, so wasn't sure what to expect. This was a dream come true! Beautiful day, courteous drivers, incredible guide, and being able to see the whales and seals and birds was just the icing on the cake this trip was a birthday gift from my husband - this is the wife writing!! I will definitely book with you again when I want to take others on this same trip. Thank you very much! Terina
The driver is so experienced and gave us information of whales, history of the area etc.
A wonderful experience of watching whale on a Zodiac boat! Unforgettable!!!
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