O'Brien's Whale & Bird Tours

Bay Bulls

Voted best boat tour by Newfoundlanders. Our Guides have been delivering Award Winning Boat Tours for over 30 years. Join us and exlore the beauty of Newfoundland’s coast. View ½ a million Atlantic Puffins, watch majestic whales and sail past 10,000-year-old icebergs! Custom built vessel with heated cabin. Ample rail space offers every guest a bird’s eye view. Get up close and personal with nature on our Coastal Adventure Kingfisher Tour. Shuttle service available. Transport Canada Certified.

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Voted best boat tour in Newfoundland. The Atlantic Puffin vessel, just a few years old was custom built offering a fully enclosed, heated cabin with panoramic viewing, canteen and restrooms. Ample rail space offers every guest a bird's eye view. This 50ft long and 22ft wide vessel provides a stable and enjoyable ride for all ages. Transport Canada Certified. Knowledgeable tour guides. Shuttle service from St. John's.

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Rates vary with tours. Family packages available. Please visit our website for details.

Contact Information

22 Lower Rd , Bay Bulls
47.315, -52.8141 (Download GPX)
May 1 - Sep 30
+1 (877) 639 4253
+1 (709) 753 4850


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Special Offers from this Operator

Starting at $95 Per Person
Tours, Tastings and Tails
Set sail on an Award Winning Boat Tour that will leave you breathless. View 1/2 a million Atlantic Puffins at the Witless Bay Eco Reserve, watch playful Humpback Whales and sail past 10,000 year old Icebergs. Enjoy a beer tasting of 7 Award Winning ales and lagers at Quidi Vidi Brewery while learning the history of the charming fishing village.

*Full brewery tour available on Saturday’s and Sunday’s

Package includes: 2 hour boat tour, return shuttle service, brewery tasting, 2 pack QV beer.

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O'Brien's Whale and Bird Tours

Starting at $100 Per Person
Majestic Whales, Atlantic Puffins & Towering Icebergs
Sit back, relax and enjoy the view as the largest population of Humpback Whales breach and frolic right before your eyes! You may even witness a rare double breach. Cruise to the Witless Bay Ecological Reserve, home to 1/2 a million Atlantic Puffins and millions of other seabirds. Feel the chill as you sail past towering icebergs. Take in the beauty of National Geographic's Top Coastal Destination.

Package includes 2 hr Award Winning Boat Tour, shuttle service from St. John's, 1 Iceberg beer

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O'Brien's Whale and Bird Tours

Starting at $174.50 Per Person
Geological Wonders of Land and Sea
Set sail on an adventure to explore towering sea stacks, caves and a natural-wave powered geyser. Feel the spray from waterfalls before heading back to shore. Up-close and personal whale watching is a bonus.

Next travel deep underground for a guided tour to learn about our planet’s story from its very core at the GEO CENTRE. Take the rest of the day to tour exhibits, displays and trails.

Shuttle service (to and from boat tour), Boat tour, Box lunch, GEO CENTRE Day pass, Guided Tour, Gift.

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O'Brien's Whale and Bird Tours

Starting at $124.95 Per Person
A Coastal Adventure to Caves, Geysers and Whales
Hop aboard and explore National Geographic's Top Coastal Destination! Sail into sea caves, past towering sea stacks and view a natural wave-powered geyser. Watch the largest population of Humpback whales, in their natural environment, up-close and personal. Show times and routines vary. This geological adventure will leave you breathless!

Package includes 90-minute tour and return shuttle service (pickup at hotels and B&B's in St. John's)

*Just 25 minutes from St. John's.

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O'Brien's Whale and Bird Tours

Starting at $150 Per Couple
Award Winning Boat Tour & Lunch to Celebrate Canada's 150th
Experience the sights, sounds and tastes of Newfoundland and Labrador! Join us for a two-hour Award Winning Boat Tour, to view puffins, whales, icebergs and Newfoundland's rugged coastline. Next you'll enjoy Fish & Chips, made with fresh cod at the Sailor's Galley Restaurant, located in our seaside chalet.

We can't think of a better way to celebrate Canada's 150th Birthday!

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O'Brien's Whale and Bird Tours

Starting at $349 Per Couple
Adventure and Wine: An Irish Loop Time
The adventure begins aboard O'Brien's Award Winning Boat Tour for a two-hour sailing, exploring icebergs, puffins, and whales. Spend the evening sipping a glass of Newfoundland wine while watching the sunset, overlooking the ocean. Wake up to a spectacular ocean view and homemade breakfast. You’ll walk away with memories you’ll never forget and a beautiful, locally sourced gift.

Includes: Boat tour, one night accommodation, breakfast, bottle of Auk Island wine and gift by local artisan.

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The Bread and Cheese Country Inn & O'Brien's Whale and Bird Tours

Starting at $389 Per Couple
History, Culture and Adventure Awaits
Step aboard Newfoundland’s Award Winning Boat Tour and enjoy an Iceberg beer while viewing North America’s largest Atlantic puffin colony, whales, icebergs and more. Sit back, relax and enjoy a delicious meal at EVOO in the Courtyard or the Gypsy Tea Room, before turning in for the night at a National Historic Site. The Murray Premises features a mix of historic charm and modern amenities, conveniently located in the heart of downtown St. John’s.

2017 NL Tourism Excellence Award Winners.

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O'Brien's Whale and Bird Tours & Murray Premises Hotel

Starting at $279.95 Per Couple
Cruising, Culture and Comfort
Take in the sights and sounds of scenic Newfoundland aboard O’Brien’s Award Winning Boat Tour. Learn about local history, culture and marine life during this 2 hour adventure. Come for the whales, seabirds and Newfoundland charm, enjoy the comforts of home at the newly renovated Comfort Inn Airport.

Package includes: Two-hour boat tour, one night accommodation (King or two Queen room), breakfast bar, $20.00 gift certificate for Clancy's Kitchen + Bar. Shuttle service available (extra).

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O'Brien's Whale and Bird Tours & Comfort Inn Airport

* Offers are subject to availability. Taxes are extra. You may have to pre-book and/or mention
the promotion at the time of booking. Please check with the operator for more details.