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Bay of Fundy Whale Watching by Zodiac in St. Andrews New Brunswick, Canada - Adventure

The Adventure

Fundy Tide Runner
PHOTOGRAPH COURTESY: JOLLY BREEZE
Out on the water. Note the whales in the foreground.


Come, Experience the Bay... Our Way

Join us aboard Tide Runner, a 24 foot rigid hulled Zodiac Hurricane™ and experience the wonders of the Bay of Fundy. After donning your Mustang™ flotation suit and a short trip briefing, you will embark on the adventure of a lifetime. Once underway, we will weave our way among the bays and channels of the West Isles. Rugged beauty and diverse bird and marine life surround you.

The world's highest twice-daily tides stir up a bounty of food in local waters, which attracts several species of migratory whales. These include the Minke (12-30ft), the Finback (35-75ft) and Humpbacks (30-50ft), the "clowns of the sea" and the North Atlantic Right Whale, the rarest whale in the world.

You will have an excellent chance of sighting one or more of any of these species on your tour. In addition to the whales, you will likely encounter Harbour Seals, Harbour Porpoises, Atlantic Puffins, Bald Eagles, Razorbill Auks, Black Guillemots and other pelagic sea birds.

Also on your tour, explore the history and culture of the rich fishery that includes salmon farms and herring weirs. You will have a rare opportunity for a safe and exciting marine adventure. You never know from day-to-day or trip-to-trip what you'll see but rest assured you will have an unforgettable trip with a Fundy Tide Runners whale watching adventure.

Your Safety
Your safety is important to us. To have fun you must feel safe and secure. With us, safety starts with the boat. The Canadian Coast Guard uses the exact same vessel model as we do for their high-speed rescue craft. In addition all our safety gear meets or exceeds Canadian Coast Guard regulations.

Each passenger over 90 lbs. is provided with a Canadian approved full length Mustang™ flotation suit for safety and comfort. Sizes range from xs to xxl. Children under 90 lbs. will be provided with a Personal Flotation Device (PFD). We carry a maximum of 12 passengers. Sorry, but we are unable to accomodate children under five (5) years of age.

Your Comfort
It is always cool on the water no matter what time of the year, so it is highly advised that you dress appropriately. Be sure to bring sunscreen, warm footware, long pants, and a warm fleece or sweater. For children under 90lbs who will be using a supplied PFD, warm clothes are essential. Being dressed appropriately will add greatly to your enjoyment of the tour.

After your tour or any time you are in the neighbourhood, be sure to visit our boutique which is located in our reservations office. We are located in the Day Adventure Centre at the head of the Market Wharf in St. Andrews-by-the-Sea, NB.