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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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This is a "must do" when visiting Charlottetown!

The tour was fantastic! What an awesome afternoon! Pulling traps, getting science lessons... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Winnipeg, Canada
First boat tour

Both Mark and Cody were very knowledgeable. This is definitely an educational tour about the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
mitchell k
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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 yesterday

The tour was fantastic! What an awesome afternoon! Pulling traps, getting science lessons, learning to respect the industry and then a great meal!! We learned so much from Mark and Cody. they are both very personable and made our trip unforgettable. Everyone should take time...More

Thank tbs22017
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Both Mark and Cody were very knowledgeable. This is definitely an educational tour about the fishing industry and how they do the job. Not only do they explain what they do, they show it as well. There were also some kids on the tour and...More

Thank mitchell k
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The tour was really fun and hands on. Plus you learn quite a bit about not just lobsters, but the fishing industry and culture in PEI. This tour was one of the best parts of our trip and I would recommend to anyone!

Thank jking3333
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This tour was incredible. I loved learning about the science, biology and conservation of the lobster industry. Saw crabs, starfish and seals. Entertaining, educational and loved being on the water. Overall great experience for all ages. The crew were fun and very personable!

Thank michalbanez
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Mark and Cody are very nice. They answered lots of my son's questions patiently throughout the trip. They let him drove the boat and perform lots of task the a lobster catch do. Lobster is now my son's new favourite. We were on a cruise...More

Thank Mandy P
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our lobster boat tour. Mark and his brother were great. Very informative and knowledgeable. He had pictures to go along with everything he talked about. We were able to pull up the lobster traps and hold lobster and crabs. My sisters were...More

Thank Sarah I
Reviewed 5 days ago

What a fabulous, interesting, enlightening, fun evening! Mark clearly enjoys what he does - and he happily shared with us the culture, science and economics of lobster-fishing.We all held crabs and lobsters, explored the ins and outs of crab/lobster traps. I was celebrating my 65th...More

Thank Ann N
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My wife and I were so glad to get an opportunity to do this trip. Not only are you out on a real fishing boat, they let guests help to pull up the traps (my wife helped with a crab trap) and they have about...More

Thank Brendan T
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This was by far one of my girlfriend's and I top activity in PEI. DAVE and Cody are very entertaining and knowledgeable about the lobster fishery as they are lobster fishermen as well. The meal was great and plenty of beer and water. Highly advice...More

Thank penhollow-k
Reviewed 6 days ago

Mark and Cody were great hosts and seasoned Atlantic fisherman. Their knowledge answering our questions was really good and the interaction with all the kids really made this a trip we'll remember forever. They had a surprise at the end which turned out to be...More

Thank Brenda M
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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
13 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