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Top Notch Charters - Lobster Excursions

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Address: 2 Prince Street, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada
Phone Number: 902-626-6689
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Description: LOBSTER FISHING EXCURSIONSGet up close and personal with a lobster. Smell...
LOBSTER FISHING EXCURSIONSGet up close and personal with a lobster. Smell the salt air, feel the gentle breeze against your face, enjoy the thrill of taking a lobster right out of a trap, and savour the experience of a traditional Prince Edward Island lobster supper aboard the 45-foot fishing boat Top Notch.Aboard, you’ll discover what it’s like to: •haul a trap or band a claw•take a turn at the wheel•learn about the modern technology used in today’s lobster fishery•delight in Captain Mark's tales of the industry’s early days•sail into the Northumberland Strait, past historic Port La Joye/Fort Amherst and scenic Governor’s Island•experience breathtaking views•pass the home of Island sea birds and marine life•savour one of PEI’s true pleasures --- fresh lobster
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Beautiful Evening on the Water in PEI!

If you want to have a great time learning about the lobster industry and conservation in addition to dinner you need to sign up with Top Notch Charters! Captain Mark and his crew... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 2, 2015
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Winnipeg, Canada
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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

If you want to have a great time learning about the lobster industry and conservation in addition to dinner you need to sign up with Top Notch Charters! Captain Mark and his crew are passionate about what they do and it shows. However fun and food are not neglected. Anyone who was interested got to play captain during the excursion... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

We (three adults) had a great time on this trip! We learned a lot and got to interact with the animals. My husband even got to pull up a lobster trap. The boat was comfortable, on time, and the staff were super friendly/helpful!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Being a PEI Expat I was hesitant to book a Lobster Tour thinking it would just be a Touristy harbour tour. What a pleasant surprise it turned out to be for our family group. A pristine Boat and super Professional crew ( Actually a genuine licenced Lobster boat and crew and this is an off season business) are just 1/2... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Loved every minute of this tour, learned so much had great fun , boat is VERY clean ,, got hands on experience, heard great stories, had AMAZING food, I am from the rocky mountains and have never had cold lobster but now its the only way I will eat it! Mark and his family are so welcoming and nice. I... More 

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Gatineau, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

This excursion was the highlight of our week-long stay in NB during the summer of 2014. We were 2 adults and 3 children (age 8, 10, and 13). EVERYTHING about this excursion was perfect: - the no-nonsense easy booking - the friendly greetings at the doc - the non-crowded boat - the cleanliness of the boat - the lenght of... More 

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Rose Valley, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Very informative. Mark and Patti were just awesome. Am highly recommending this tour to friends or anyone heading to PEI. Make sure you book ahead as the tours do fill up. Mark and Patti were the best.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 via mobile

I am originally from the east coast, moved out west when I was 12. Now 36 my wife and I went to Prince Edward Island for our vacation. She booked the Top Notch Lobster tour as a fun way for her to experience east cost life and I have to say that for me it was one of the most... More 

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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Very pleasant and educational. The crew was very nice. The ship was very clean and the meal very good. Will do it again in a heart beat.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

My family and I were booked on this tour by our travel agent. To be honest, I thought it was going to be a bit cheesy, but to my amazement, our Top Notch lobster boat tour was enjoyable, fun, educational and thoroughly relaxing, and to say nothing of how delicious the lobster dinner accompanied by a cold beer was would... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

What an experience to have. Great information as well as local history all in one great adventure for the family. Truly an experience everyone should have.

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