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Address: Northside Road, Holyrood, Newfoundland and Labrador A0A 2R0, Canada
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+1 709-730-2868
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10:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 21:30
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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You'll never look at the ocean the same way again.

We offer marine...

You'll never look at the ocean the same way again.

We offer marine eco-tours (boat tours) in Newfoundland.

Our tours at a glance:

Sunset Cruise

ROV Flight & Creature Quest

Shark Encounters

Go Fish!

By Sea to Cupids

Lobster On the Rocks

OUR VALUES

Fostering Love for the Ocean

The ocean is deep and full of mystery. When you look past the surface, it’s teeming with sea-life large and small. Each creature has a story – and at Coastal Connections, we share these stories to foster a lifelong love of the ocean.

Sustainability

We respect our waterways and the creatures that inhabit them so we strive to leave no footprint on our environment. Our Coastal Connections tours incorporate real-world conservation research inspiring awe and understanding about this wild and wonderful web of life.

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Great time

Awsome hospitality, seen a school of blue fin tuna , minke whales and a dolphin. Beautiful scenery a definite must will be back!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 August 2016
andrew t
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

Awsome hospitality, seen a school of blue fin tuna , minke whales and a dolphin. Beautiful scenery a definite must will be back!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Last night family and friends enjoyed a spectacular sunset cruise. Captain Jan and Hillary were absolutely fantastic! You could clearly see they truly enjoyed what they were doing. It was very interesting and educational. I have lived in NL my entire life and I've been on a few tours. This by far was the best! We got to see whales,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

Before we got off the boat after our 2.5 hour sunset cruise we were planning to come back and do a full day trip to experience even more of what the bay has to offer. We saw whales, tuna, and several different species of birds including eagles. The views alone were worth the trip, let alone all the wildlife we... More 

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Thank Nicole L
Coastal C, Manager at Coastal Connnections, responded to this review

Hi Nicole, It was so great having you and your family on board! It was a perfect evening for a sunset cruise. Thank you so much for coming out and we look forward to seeing you again! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Whale watching, viewed plankton through a microscope, dissected a squid, learned about sea stars, Eagles, sea birds and we caught our very first cod fish! Amazing tour, amazing company and great great great for children. Learned so much and had a ball!

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Thank Megan C
Coastal C, Manager at Coastal Connnections, responded to this review

Hi Megan, Thank you so much! It was lovely having you and your family out with us. What a day we had! Glad you enjoyed it so much. More 

St. John's, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

Myself and a group of friends went on an amazing shark tagging trip with Coastal Connections. Captain Jan and his crew are very friendly and professional people! They allowed us to get up close and personal with an incredible creature, all while gathering important data on these animals. I would highly recommend this trip along with any others that Coastal... More 

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St. John's, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016

We enjoyed a special tour on last spring with our family. It was so enjoyable for everyone! It was really educational for the kids - they got an up-close look at a crab and starfish. They also got to look at plankton through a microscope (which was also enlarged on a television). It was very interesting. Furthermore, it was a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2015

My sister and I had a ton of fun on the "Underwater Exploration" tour! We got to drive an underwater remotely operated vehicle (ROV) for the first time and we chased fish with it which was hilariously entertaining. We saw lots of seabirds and thousands and thousands of jellyfish. Captain Jan used the boat to sort of round the jellyfish... More 

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Coastal C, Manager at Coastal Connnections, responded to this review

Thanks for coming out! It was so neat seeing all of those jellyfish! Glad you enjoyed the ROV as much as we do :) More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

Had a great time with Jan and Hillary on the sunset cruise. Great idea for the tea/coffee and gluten free goodies!! Even got to see a Minke. Beautiful boat, area and great crew!

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Thank Steph M
Coastal C, Manager at Coastal Connnections, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed the baked goods from Nourish! Thanks for coming. More 

St. John's, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2015 via mobile

Had an amazing time on the evening cruise. An hour and a half cruise turned into two hours as we got some quality time with a humpback whale just outside Chapel's Cove! Also saw a couple of minke whales, bald eagles and various sea birds. Really enjoyed having such a small group on the tour (max of 12) and the... More 

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Coastal C, Manager at Coastal Connnections, responded to this review

That was a spectacular evening! So glad you were able to enjoy it with us. More 

St. John's, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2015

Wonderful trip! very informative and visually appealing. I would recommend this boat tour to anyone interested in wild life preserve or looking for a day on the water, it was overall a great tour.

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Thank ciara h
Coastal C, Manager at Coastal Connnections, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed the boat tour! Hope to have you back out again soon! More 

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