Whale Watching

Cape Breton Whale Watching Tours

The Love Boat – Seaside Whale Cruises


Leaving Cheticamp Harbour, the air is filled with excitement and anticipation of seeing whales. Pilot whales, fins, minkes and humpbacks are common sightings. You will also see eagles, moose & other wildlife along the scenic coastline. The cruise is also a perfect excursion for both amateur or professional photography. Our experienced captains and tour guides will certainly make the trip more enjoyable and entertaining, as they will share their knowledge of whales, nature & history of the island. 2 – 2 1/2 hour sailings three times daily. Open June 15-October 15. Call ahead for sailing times and reservations.

  • Address: 80 Hache Rd., Cheticamp, NS
  • Phone: (902) 224-2400
  • Toll Free: 1-800-959-4253

Wesley’s Whale Watching

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Join us in Pleasant Bay for sightings of fin whales, pilot whales, humpback whales, minke whales, sei whales and dolphins. We provide close up encounters with the whales for awesome photo opportunities, knowledgeable tour guides, raingear and motion bracelets, hydrophone to hear the whales sing. We also a provide an underwater video camera so you are able to see what’s under the water. Tours run daily between May 15 and October 15.

  • Address: Pleasant Bay, NS
  • Toll-Free: 1-866-999-4253

Keltic Express Zodiac Adventures


The ride of your life begins four times daily in Ingonish. This unique experience provides visitors with an opportunity to discover the beauty of northern Cape Breton and marine life near the coast lines. Search for whales, dolphins, seals, leatherback turtles, puffins, eagles and more! 7 days a week, May through October.

  • Address: 101 Wharf Rd., Ingonish, NS
  • Phone: (902) 285-2858
  • Toll-Free: 1-866-688-2424

Captain Mark’s Whale & Seal Cruise


Pleasant Bay offers some of the best whale watching on the Cabot Trail. Join us for a whale watching cruise on board our 42-foot cabin cruiser or opt for one of our two zodiacs to take you. June 1 – October 30.

  • Address: Pleasant Bay, NS
  • Phone: (902) 244-1316
  • Toll-Free: 1-888-754-5112

Fiddlin’ Whale Tours


Rain or shine, the courteous folks at Fiddlin’ Whale Tours have been extending a warm welcome to thousands of visitors over the years. Let our staff set the stage for your family with a phenomenal experience… a fun-filled whale watching tour that will be the highlight of your vacation. We offer stories, history, lifestyle, music and whales, fun for all ages. June through October.

  • Address: Pleasant Bay, NS
  • Phone: (902) 383-2340
  • Toll-Free: 1-866-688-2424

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