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Top Notch Charters - Lobster Excursions

2 Prince Street, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada
+1 902-626-6689
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We attended the afternoon Lobster Excursion on August 24, 2017 with Mark & Cody. The tour was... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ashlee M
Winnipeg, Canada
Great and authentic family activity

My family did quite an adventurous tour of the Maritimes and this ended up being one of our... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2017
Oakville, Canada
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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
+1 902-626-6689
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We attended the afternoon Lobster Excursion on August 24, 2017 with Mark & Cody. The tour was fantastic, we learnt about the fishery, the lobsters and crabs and had a delicious lunch. The tour was very well organized, Mark and Cody were great hosts and...More

Thank Ashlee M
Reviewed 12 September 2017

My family did quite an adventurous tour of the Maritimes and this ended up being one of our favourite activities. It was fun for our boys and interesting for my wife and I. Mark's family has been fishing the waters of PEI for generations and...More

Thank robertmbigler
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

We were looking for a calmer boat ride/excursion experience as we are now towing along our baby boy of 6 months. We wanted to be on the ocean but also have an interesting experience learning about lobster charters. I was not expecting a lot and...More

Thank Christina S
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

We had a great time on the boat with Mark and Cody! Everything was really well organized and we learned a lot at the same time. We also had a delicious lobster meal. The price was totally worth the experience. We definitely enjoyed our time...More

Thank Adam R
Reviewed 8 September 2017

We had booked this excursion on the recommendation of people we met while on holiday in PEI. This is a must for anyone visiting the area! The family (Mark, Cody as well as mom and dad) were terrific hosts and made us feel like part...More

Thank mchomica
Reviewed 3 September 2017

We had a tour scheduled at Shediac Bay but it was canceled due to weather. I was very disappointed as that was to be a highlight of our trip. We couldn't reschedule so we went on with our trip. When we arrived in Charlottetown at...More

Thank Beverly J
Reviewed 2 September 2017

Loved every minute of it! Mark and Cody were great. Really appreciated Mark sharing his knowledge with us about lobsters, the industry and the fisherman's "code of conduct". The lobster meal was delicious and the chicken option was a tasty substitution (my partner does not...More

Thank michellegujol
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed our boat trip. The lobster dinner was really good so go hungry. Beer and wine and other drinks were available for purchase. Mark and Cody pulled up two traps for us. One with crabs and one with a seven pound lobster which...More

Thank Patty R
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

We had a great time yesterday with Cody and Mark. We learned a bit about the business of lobster fishing, conservation efforts, and lobster lifecycles. It was a beautiful evening on the water as well, which made a lobster dinner (cooked PEI style) in the...More

Thank Erin B
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Awesome, awesome, awesome! Our tour was super relaxed and fun. We learned a lot about the industry and had the opportunity to pull traps. We did the evening tour with supper and it was very bueno! One of the highlights of our vacation. A must...More

Thank Suzie R
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26 November 2016|
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.
28 April 2016|
Response from carruth2016 |
what is the cost
May L
12 March 2016|
Response from Mark J | Property representative |
Thanks for contacting us. We do offer a BBQ chicken breast for those who do not eat lobster or we can customize a specific meal for special dietary preferences. We would have to know ahead of time for this. If the children... More