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Dockside Whale Watching & Charters

#12 of 16 things to do in Digby Features Animals
32 Water St, Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Too early in the season

We made the manic dash from Annapolis Royal to get to Digby in time for a quick lunch and the whale... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2016
Stevethearchitect
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Benfleet, United Kingdom
Whales NOT located here!

you MIGHT catch a glimpse of something here, but the whales (Humpbacks) feeding grounds are located... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2013
Matinee111
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Halifax, Canada
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7 Mar 2016
“Too early in the season”
30 Aug 2013
“Whales NOT located here!”
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32 Water St, Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Reviewed 7 March 2016

We made the manic dash from Annapolis Royal to get to Digby in time for a quick lunch and the whale watching trip. We'd booked the Garrison House inn for evening meal based on the punished timings. The nearby cafe had appalling service as it...More

4  Thank Stevethearchitect
Reviewed 30 August 2013

you MIGHT catch a glimpse of something here, but the whales (Humpbacks) feeding grounds are located off of Brier Island. In Digby, you spend your money and take your chances. on Brier Island you WILL see whales!

13  Thank Matinee111
Reviewed 27 August 2013

Brought family to Digby today, called the booking office in the early morning although the forecast called a bit rain and wind but the trip was still a go. The staff were friendly at the reception desk. The captain looks like an old fisherman, he...More

5  Thank ProjectTantallon
Reviewed 4 August 2013

There are hardly any whales in this area, I would not recommend going whale watching from Digby. No sight of anything.

5  Thank SandBen12
Reviewed 22 September 2012

There are 3 company's on BRIER ISLAND.....that is where the whales are...NOT IN DIGBY!!! Mariner Cruises - Brier Island Whale Watch and Welcome Aboard.

15  Thank Matinee111
Reviewed 16 September 2012

Booked our whale watching trip for 4 adults 2 months prior to the actual date & asked the relatives we were staying with in Dartmouth if they'd mind driving us the 2 hours each way to Digby. We did as we were advised & rang...More

4  Thank ecocars
Reviewed 20 August 2012

My family recently went on a tour with the Dockside Whale Watching and Charters. They were very accomodating and we found the crew to be knowledegable and very authentic. We were thrilled to be able to watch a young humpback play for quite a while...More

2  Thank Deirdre K
Reviewed 18 August 2012

We took the Dockside Whale Watching tour out of Digby on Aug 15, 2012. We tried the day before to see whales out of Lunenburg with no success, so were really taking a chance and spending a considerable amount knowing that we might not see...More

2  Thank Carol C
Reviewed 8 August 2012

Hi, On a whim of a suggestion from a local at a tourist attraction in another city...... I drove 2 hours to get to Digby NS to do a whale watching tour........to find the last boat had already gone out. Fair Warning I --- this...More

2  Thank Alex K
Reviewed 30 July 2012

A group of us went on the Dockside whale watching tour in July 2012 and the weather was pretty miserable (heavy mist, shifting into rain). We were out for three hours and did not see any whales. We saw a few porpoises and seals in...More

1  Thank seeker_of_fun
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