Welcome to Peggy's Cove Boat Tours - located in Atlantic Canada's #1 tourist destination!
We are the exclusive boat tour operator in Peggy's Cove and offer our guests an adventure each time the boat leaves shore. Our local crew dazzle our guests with marine life expertise, folklore and amusing tales of days gone by. We'll make every effort to accommodate your schedule and requirements.
Our boat - the Seadog IV - is a 42 foot Northumberland Twin-Engine Transport Canada approved for 18 passengers equipped with all the latest navigation and safety equipment to provide you with a safe and enjoyable tour. We do have a head (washroom) on board! Rain, shine or fog, we will do our best to make your tour with us the highlight of your vacation. Our professional crew are knowledgeable with the local points of interest and our live underwater video camera will take you to the bottom of the ocean, without getting wet!
Our scheduled tours are also available for private charter so that we may accommodate your specific requirements.
Sightseeing and Marine Life Tour
Join us for an hour as we cruise past Peggy’s Cove Lighthouse heading east, navigating between the rocky islands to the fishing village of West Dover. Lobster, crab, flounder and pollock are common sighting’s in their natural setting with our live underwater video camera. On the surface keep your eyes open for whales, seals, tuna, leatherback turtles and sunfish.
Lobster Dinner Cruise
Enjoy a taste of “The Ultimate Maritime Experience” savouring fresh Nova Scotia lobster (or chicken substitute for non-shellfish eaters) with a view only accessible from the water. Experience hands on how the lobster fishermen work their traps, you can help haul traps, measure lobsters, band and release. For 2 hours, you’ll be dining aboard on our famous sightseeing tour to West Dover and back.
Deep Sea Fishing
Join us for deep sea fishing which offers an abundance of cod, mackerel, haddock, pollock and anything else that’s hungry enough to grab your line. This tour allows you to fully appreciate the marine life of our Atlantic waters. We supply all the gear with a choice of rods or traditional hand lines.
Puffin, Bird & Seal Tour
This 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.
Twice a month between May and August, we offer a photographers only tour. This 3 hour tour will take you over to Pearl Island, the only puffin nesting colony on the southwestern coast of Nova Scotia. Pearl Island has a colony of over 200 puffins. There are also plenty of razorbills, black guillemots, common terns, common eiders and seagulls.