Puffin, Bird & Seal Tour

From June through August this 2-2½ hour tour will take you out to Pearl Island the only puffin nesting colony on the southwestern coast of Nova Scotia, where you’ll also see; Razorbills, Black Guillemots, Common Terns, Common Eiders and Seagulls. Then we’ll steam back to Seal Rock to watch the seals sunbathing or feeding depending on the tides and then cross the head of beautiful St. Margaret’s Bay.

Here are some common birds that hang out at Pearl Island: Atlantic Puffin, Black Guillemot, Razorbill, Common Murre (occasional), Double-crested Cormorant, Arctic Tern, Common Tern, Great Black-backed Gull, Herring Gull, Black-legged Kittiwake, Sooty Shearwater, Great Shearwater, Cory’s Shearwater, Manx Shearwater, Wilson’s Storm Petrel, Leach’s Storm Petrel, Great Blue Heron, Peregrine Falcon and Bald Eagle.

From July 6th to August 10th, Jason Dain, a renowned local naturalist will be your guide every Saturday. These tours will depart at 7:00 am and return at 10:00 am, spending 1 hour at Pearl Island. This tour is truly a photography and birder tour not to be missed.

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Taxes are not included in the prices shown.

June 4th — June 27th

Friday, Saturday and Sunday
@ 9:30 am

Adults 16+




July 1st — August 21st

Daily @ 9:30 am

Adults 16+




July 3rd — August 7th

Special Photographer/Birdwatchers trip with Jason Dain, local naturist (maximum 10 people)

Saturday @ 7:00 am

Adults 16+


Departure times are subject to change.

If you would like to reserve your spot, please use the online reservation button above, give us a call or send us an email.
This tour is also available as a private charter. Please contact us so that we may accommodate your schedule.

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Government Wharf
Peggy's Cove, NS
B3Z 3S2

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