Hi everyone! We are nearing the end of summer, and its almost time to be back at school, so come on down to the Whale Interpretive Centre while you still can!

We have much to see, such as Hook! Hook is our life sized replica of a pilot whale, Hook is actually an exact model of a real pilot whale...

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Its Whale Watcher Wednesday!! Come on down to the Whale Centre today and learn all you need to know about whale watching and what you might possibly see out on the water! Our friendly staff can't wait to meet you!

It's Sei Whale Sunday!!! Come down to the Whale Interpretive Centre today and learn about one of our favourite baleen whales!! We look forward to seeing you!

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It's National Junk Food Day!!! That means you get to TREAT yourself to all the whale information you can handle. Come to the Whale Interpretive Centre today!

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10 months ago
Very informative, and friendly staff.
a year ago
Spent the night , while on our journey to the Cabot trails. Enjoyed the scenery. The people were so nice and helpful.
- Donna D
3 years ago
Must go to if you're doing a whale viewing. Worthwhile to go just to learn about these amazing creatures. Knowledgeable staff and lots of souvenirs.
- Drake F

About Us

The Whale Interpretive Centre is a museum all about Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises located on the famous Cabot Trail. Come see our life-size model of Hook, the Pilot Whale. With our friendly team you will learn about the size of these creatures, as well as their dietary habits and the classification of whales! We also have an informative video detailing our change from whale hunting to whale research. Don't forget to stop at our Gift Shop and bookstore on your way out.

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  • (902) 224-1411


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104 Harbour Road
Pleasant Bay, Nova Scotia B0E 2P0

Business Hours

Mon:10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Tue:10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Wed:10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Thu:10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Fri:10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Sat:10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Sun:10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
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