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Croisieres Essipit

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Located in the estuary of the St. Lawrence River, Essipit Innu lands provide some of the best places in the world to watch whales. Many species of whale, including the humpback whale, the blue whale and the beluga, are attracted by the abundance of...more
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Grandes-Bergeronnes, Quebec G0T 1G0, Canada
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Reviewed 13 September 2018

I booked on a 12 seater RIB as a single. My wife gets seasick. Of the 60 checking in for the 2.00 pm trip I was the only non French speaker. We got dressed in our overtrousers and anoraks and headed for the boats. I...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 31 August 2018

This is our second time whale watching and we were not disappointed! We were well clothed from toque to mitts to life jacket coat and rubber pants. Our guide Marie and captain Gilles were informative with English and french( with more french explanations but we...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Caroline G
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

If it’s difficult for me to put five stars to this cruise, it’s only because of the unfortunate weather we had, while we we’re on the boat. Indeed it was raining and we all got really cold on the boat but we saw a LOT...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank SarahBernard14
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed our whale watching cruise. I don’t know if we were lucky but we saw so many whales (humpback whales, and also one blue whale). It was magic. We also saw some belugas.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank CC1964
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

We went on the zodiac tour today with my family including 3 young children (range 3-8) and my senior parents . Everyone had an amazing time and we would highly recommend the experience. It was quite foggy and they gave us the option of backing...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Daniel H
Essipit I, Responsable des relations publiques at Croisieres Essipit, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

It is with pleasure that we welcome your comment. We try every day to create an unforgettable experience for all our customers! Thank you for choosing our company and also for sharing your opinion with our future customers! With pleasure!

Reviewed 8 August 2018

My family and I took the 12 person zodiac cruise and saw 5 species of whales. We were very happy to see the hump back several times with her tail up before she dove into the depths of the St-Lawrence. Our captain was very knowledgeable...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Lorraine S
Reviewed 30 July 2018

I chose this cruise after reading reviews. I wanted for my family to experience whale watching from a close distance. I therefore chose the 12 person zodiac. At the time of booking, my credit was not charged. I explained to the staff that I did...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank us0ke
Essipit I, Responsable des relations publiques at Croisieres Essipit, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2018

Thank you for your comment and we are very happy that your whole family enjoyed their whale watching experience with our company. It's a pleasure to see you again!

Reviewed 28 July 2018

We found the Essipit whale watching tours in our travel guide and although a good half hour drive from Tadoussac, their tours in zodiac with maximum 12 persons seemed far more interesting than the bigger boats leaving from Tadoussac. The weather was warm and the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Essipit I, Responsable des relations publiques at Croisieres Essipit, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2018

Thank you so much for your comment on your whale experience with our company. We are also very pleased that our tips were helpful in taking full advantage of your whale watching cruise on clothing and cool weather. We are currently improving our website to...More

Reviewed 25 July 2018

Amazing! We chose this company because we were driving from Quebec City and wanted to do a late afternoon trip. We took a 4:30 trip on a zodiac. It was beautiful weather but quite warm on land. With my warm sweater and the very large...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Essipit I, Responsable des relations publiques at Croisieres Essipit, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2018

Thank you Marni H. for your beautiful message and we are delighted that your cruise with us was an unforgettable moment. Also, thank you for sharing your experience with our future clients! We hope to see you again! See you soon!

Reviewed 9 July 2018

We took the 12-person Zodiac, which I would recommend. The seating is comfortable, you are close to the water and the sight-lines are very good, Great captain who provided just the right smoutn of information in a very welcoming and inclusive way.Essipit Cruises are very...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Essipit I, Responsable des relations publiques at Croisieres Essipit, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2018

Thank you for your comment on your whale experience with our company. Thank you for sharing your good words with our future customers! See you soon!

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