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Whale Interpretive Centre


104 Harbour Rd

902-224-1411

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Overview

The Whale Interpretive Centre in Pleasant Bay on Cape Breton Island promotes and preserves an awareness of whales and marine life by creating a unique and stimulating experience for our visitors. 

The Interpretive Centre provides various exhibits and interactive media presentations, including scale illustrations of 16 whale species that may be sighted in the waters off Cape Breton Island. Visitors can see a life-size model of a pilot whale suspended above a saltwater livestock tank which contains live creatures found in the whale’s environment. 

Tours are provided throughout the day. Bus tours are welcome. Other features include a gift shop, Internet access, picnic area and parking. MasterCard, Visa and Direct Debit are accepted.

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