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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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Fun day for my whole family

Mark and Cody are very nice. They answered lots of my son's questions patiently throughout the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Mandy P
Vancouver, Canada
via mobile
Fun and Educational

We really enjoyed our lobster boat tour. Mark and his brother were great. Very informative and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Sarah I
Marshall, Michigan
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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 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 3 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
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I was lucky enough to get to spend some time aboard too notch yesterday. The tour was fantastic! It was interactive and so informative! Cory and his brother were an absolute delight to talk to and were able to answer all questions that I had....More

Thank mykal2702
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had booked a trip and when we checked the morning of the trip, there was still 10 spots left, which meant we were the only 2 on the trip. The weather was calling for 40% chance of Thunderstorms so there was a chance of...More

Thank MontyWood1077
Mark J, Owner at Top Notch Charters - Lobster Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

I am very sorry for any inconvenience this caused. I realize you drove all the way from Moncton to join us. We had another couple book online and had a call from a group of 5. It may have looked like it was just you...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

If you love talking to the locals and experiencing what life is like for a lobster fisherman, join this tour with Mark and Cody! We had such a lot of fun pulling up the traps to fish for lobster and crab, and learning about how...More

Thank Elaine K
Reviewed 5 days ago

My partner and I visited the Island last weekend and booked us a lobster tour with Mark and his boat "TopNotch"! What an incredibly beautiful, educational, fun and delicious evening! Mark is truly a very talented business man, with a flare for entertaining his customers....More

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Questions & Answers
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