Petit Passage Whale Watching, Nova Scotia, Canada
Petit Passage Whale Watching, Nova Scotia, Canada
Petit Passage Whale Watching, Nova Scotia, Canada Petit Passage Whale Watching, Nova Scotia, Canada Petit Passage Whale Watching, Nova Scotia, Canada Petit Passage Whale Watching, Nova Scotia, Canada Petit Passage Whale Watching, Nova Scotia, Canada

Passage ProviderThe “Passage Provider 04” is a fibreglass Cape Island style boat. Launched in the spring of 2004, this blue and white vessel is 45ft long and 17ft wide. A permanent roof that covers half of the deck allows passengers to get out of the sun and wind. There is comfortable padded seating for 45 people and a washroom on board for your convenience.

Passage ProviderA ramp and three steps makes loading from the ferry slip easy for even the most timid. Charts and books for species identification, and maps of the Bay of Fundy are available onboard. Our knowledgeable crew is ready to answer any questions you may have.

The “Passage Provider 04” has a D-12 Volvo engine. With 650HP it is capable of reaching speeds of 20 knots. click pleaseNormal cruising speed, while searching for whales, is 13 to 15 knot.

The vessel is equipped with the latest in computerized navigation and communication technology. A fly bridge steering station mounted on the top level of the cabin allows the captain to get a bird’s eye view when searching for whales.

click pleasePassengers are encouraged to walk about the deck of the vessel and help with the sighting of the whales. You’re also encouraged to visit the captain in the wheelhouse and see the latest technology, for example the sounder (depth recorder) can show you the bottom of the Bay of Fundy. Some spots are over 800ft deep.

The Passage Provider is also used in the winter to lobster in the local waters, St. Mary’s Bay and the Bay of Fundy.

 

2 cruises daily, June to September

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Petit Passage Whale Watch
3450 East Ferry, Digby County, Nova Scotia, Canada   B0V 1A0
telephone 902 834 2226

email petitpassage@eastlink.ca

Updated 2014.
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