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Top Notch Charters - Lobster Excursions

2 Prince Street, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada
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Great way to spend an afternoon

My husband and I did the afternoon trip which lasted a few hours. It's a great way to get out on... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Julia S
Highly recommended Tour when in Charlottetown, PEI

My wife and I took this trip thinking we would get a sea side view of Charlottetown and have a nice... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
401carl
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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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2 Prince Street, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I did the afternoon trip which lasted a few hours. It's a great way to get out on the water, eat lobster, and learn about lobster fishing without taking up your entire day. The trip sets off right from downtown so it's...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I took this trip thinking we would get a sea side view of Charlottetown and have a nice lobster meal on board. This trip totally exceeded our expectations in that is gave us facts on the lobster fishery, the life of the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

3 generations of my family took a half day tour last summer. All of us found the time spent very informative and interesting. I give them 2 thumbs up... Thanks guys..

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on the afternoon trip last August and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. From the opening greeting we knew this would be a great day. Met some very nice people, got an excellent description of the lobster trade in the area, got to see an enormous...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The setting is intimate, they only take a small group out at a time which is very nice. The brothers are local fisherman and you can tell because they really know their stuff! The information is informative and interesting. The tour is very hands on,...More

1  Thank Joanne C
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were planning to stay at PEI for about 4 nights, and Top Notch was planned for one of those days. I can say that it was by far the best experience I have ever had. Even a year later, I can still remember everything...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a trip with Top Notch team last summer and the experience was amazing. Both Mark and Cody are very friendly and try their best to provide best experiences for us. I learned a lot about lobster and crabs but in a very interesting...More

1  Thank Lokiy W
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Some people spend their vacation shopping for souvenirs but I'd rather spend my time and money collecting experiences and memories. Crab and Lobster fishing with Top Notch was our absolute favorite memory of an entire 8 day cruise. We had as much "hands on" as...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Almost one year later, Captain Mark’s lobster boat excursion remains as the most memorable part of our visit to PEI. Aside from the delicious lobster dinner and the entertaining and informative presentation by Mark and Cody, it was good to get out on the water...More

Thank Rick R
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Reviewed January 14, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I had an amazing time on the dinner boat cruise in July of 2017. Captain Mark does an excellent job! We learned so much about lobsters and crabs while we were out on the boat. Mark gives you the opportunity to hold...More

1  Thank OCooper91
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Grommitshalf
November 25, 2016|
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Response from Mark J | Property representative |
Hi, thanks for contacting us. Unfortunately I am still fishing lobster commercially until June 30th so we don't start our lobster tours until the first of July.
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LaurieM526
April 28, 2016|
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Response from carruth2016 |
what is the cost
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