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Bay Bulls (Bull Head)

Bay Bulls, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
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Lovely area

When we booked our accommodations at Ferryland Cottage, the owner, Rhonda, suggested we stop in at... read more

Reviewed November 20, 2017
Mishka01
,
Montreal, Canada
via mobile
Great views, including oil rigs

Great views, both of the coastline and oil rigs. This is a major oil and gas base for the area... read more

Reviewed November 4, 2017
Peter K
,
Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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Reviewed November 20, 2017 via mobile

When we booked our accommodations at Ferryland Cottage, the owner, Rhonda, suggested we stop in at the Celtic Loop Fall Festival in Bay Bulls. It was on during the weekend. Here were over 70 exhibitors. What talent... wood carvers, painters, authors, various artists making jewelry,...More

Thank Mishka01
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Reviewed November 4, 2017

Great views, both of the coastline and oil rigs. This is a major oil and gas base for the area, where oil rigs come in for servicing between jobs, great to look at from the coastline. Also, great coastline.

Thank Peter K
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Reviewed October 19, 2017 via mobile

Drove through the town until the road ends in the northern end. Interesting to see the oil platform in the harbour. In October knot much is open, just enjoy the scenery.

Thank Lesterbeach
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Reviewed September 2, 2017

Bay Bulls is the place to take a boat tour to see whales, puffins and gannets in Witless Bay. Two boat tour companies have docks in the Bay Bulls harbor - O'Brien's and Gatherall's. Our coach tour company used the services of Gatherall's for a...More

Thank retireeVancouver
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Reviewed August 15, 2017 via mobile

Amazing to see so many whales. They were everywhere. Also the puffins were great anf funny to watch. A boat tour never to forget.

Thank Brigitte N
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Reviewed August 14, 2017

We took the Gatherall's Puffin and Whale watch tour to the Witless Bay Nature Reserve from here. Great tour, reviewed elsewhere.

Thank RandyRoss
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Reviewed August 3, 2017

Small village with friendly people. Pretty close to St John. Perfect starting point for whale tours.

Thank Jan B
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Reviewed July 21, 2017

A nice little village. People here are very friendly and helpful. Love hearing their accent, but had trouble understanding some of them.

Thank Helen V
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Reviewed July 13, 2017 via mobile

This was one of the most whale sittings I have seen in the many whale watching trips I have been on. Matt the guide did a fabulous job of helping us see many, many whales! The birds on the island were also pointed out and...More

Thank Angela V
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Reviewed June 30, 2017

We were in St. John’s for a family vacation and planned a day whale watching with O’Brien’s in Bay Bulls. The scenery is beautiful, the people are friendly and we can’t wait to get back for another visit!

Thank travellingmom2016
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