A Real NEWFOUNDLAND Experience!
National Geographic’s Traveler Magazine‘s experts rated the Avalon Penninsula Number 1 out of 99 of the world’s great islands, coastlines, and beaches!
No visit to Newfoundland is complete without experiencing our most incredible marine wildlife & scenery first hand. As one of the Avalon’s preeminent attractions, its no wonder Gatherall’s Puffin & Whale Watch has been a favourite of visitors to Newfoundland for over 30 years and why so many of our guests return time and again.
Make the most of your time in St. John’s and make it an event to remember.
Only 25 minutes by car / bus from downtown St. John’s, Gatherall’s is the perfect opportunity to let your guests experience a part of what makes this place Nat Geo’s Traveller Magazine top pick!
Not sure where to start?
We can make it simple for you. Group & Individual Booking Options Available.
Want to include a great activity as a part of your event activities?
Gatherall’s offers great packages to make it easy. A few of our more popular packages are provided below and the rates includes all applicable fees, taxes, and gratuities so there are no surprises. Of course, we’re always available to chat with you about creating your own special event.
Gatherall’s can even set up a PROMO CODE for your group so that delegates & accompanying persons can book direct!
No extra administration or worries for the organizing committee!
Delegates & guests can reserve on an individual basis direct with Gatherall’s.
We’ll create a special code for your event. Simply add a Booking Link or Activity Info on your event registration website, FaceBook page, or other social media delivery system and Gatherall’s will look after the rest!
Please contact us to chat about your needs or to learn more about the packages below. We’re here to help you decide which package and or services will best meet your needs and to help you create a package tailored for your event. Gatherall’s facilities (Tour Boat & Event Centre) are licensed and a host of bar service options are available.
CRUISE & EVENT
Packages with meal service based on group booking of 40 or more persons.
Please contact Gatherall’s to learn more and for full package details.
Cruise / Cruise & Shuttle rates available blessings for group & individual (with promo code).
Round out your group’s visit with Gatherall’s Screech In ceremony. Add an extra touch of fun & foolishness for your group – always an entertaining time.
Individual bookings can be made on scheduled public tour (click on the dates below for public cruise times).
Group reservations (30 or more adults) available at 9:00 am, 10:30 am, 12:30 pm, 2:30 pm, 4:30 pm & 6:30 pm from May 10 through to September 30.
Private departures offered – subject to availability & conditions.
Puffin & Whale Watch Scheduled Cruise Times
Gatherall’s Experiences ….
Gatherall’s Puffin & Whale Watch makes it easy for your event delegates to experience Newfoundland’s incredible marine wildlife & landscapes. Our signature Puffin & Whale Watch cruise is sure to delight and our friendly staff is always ready to work with you to create a custom event to meet your needs.
SIMPLE. EASY. CONVENIENT.
We’re all about making it easy for you.
We understand that as a convention planner or member of the event organizing committee, you have a lot of responsibility and a tremendous amount of work to make sure that everything runs smoothly. Gatherall’s friendly & professional staff are always available to discuss and work with you to create a great activity for your gathering.
Let us handle the “nitty gritty” ….
Delegates can book Gatherall’s Puffin & Whale Watch cruise directly and still take advantage of special event pricing. Reservations, payment, transportation logistics, etc. are all handled by Gatherall’s – let us do the work for you! Its as simple as letting delegates know that the activity is available – a link on your convention web site, a Facebook post, a mention in your pre-registration kit, etc. with your special “Promo Code” – are all easy ways to spread the word and we’ll look after the rest. Gatherall’s reservation system is available on-line 24/7 and we’re happy to accept reservations by phone as well.
We’ll even extend your special event pricing for accompanying persons!
For Special Events, Gatherall’s can create a package that includes other services including; transportation, meal services, entertainment, event mementoes, etc. or you can work directly with individual service providers so you can put your own distinctive signature on your event. Either way, we’ve got a great venue for your event and, our Puffin & Whale Watch cruise, is sure to be a hit. Feel free to chat with us to explore the possibilities …
Why we believe that you should
choose Gatherall’s …
Since 1984 the Gatherall Family, along with our valued crew & support staff, have strived to provide the highest level of service to our guests. Our tours operate exclusively in the Witless Bay Ecological Reserve. Home to over 2.5 million seabirds including over 250,000 pairs of Atlantic Puffins. The Reserve is also widely regarded as one of the best places in Atlantic Canada to encounter and experience whales in their natural environment. Our stretch of coastline – both rugged and breathtaking – is conveniently situated at the end of Iceberg Alley and is a real treat for our early visitors.
We believe that Gatherall’s Puffin & Whale Watch should be your first choice for 3 simple reasons …
1. Best Location
2. Friendliest Staff
3. Best Boat
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WHAT OUR GUESTS THINK
Gatherall’s Puffin & Whale Watch has the distinction of being awarded the highest ratings by our visitors. An annual recipient of TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence and a 5 STAR rating on Google demonstrates the commitment and attention to detail on the part of the Gatherall Family & Crew to ensuring that our guests have an incredible adventure.
YOU’RE IN GREAT HANDS!
Gatherall’s Puffin & Whale Watch works with many established professional tour operators in Canada, the United States, the UK, Germany, Australia, and many other countries. Our long standing relationships with these industry leaders assures you that you are in good company when choosing Gatherall’s Puffin & Whale Watch as an activity for your event delegates.
Of course, Gatherall’s is fully insured and Transport Canada certified and insured in accordance with the Marine Liabilities Act (Gov’t Canada)!
If you have any questions or need more information, we would be more than happy to respond. Feel free to contact us directly by phone, via social media, or by email.
Where To Find Us
Only 25 minutes from St. John’s Convention Centre, Gatherall’s also provides a variety of transportation options for individuals & groups!