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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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Great lobster

The lobster was the best we tasted on our trip. We got to try pulling up a lobster trap and posed... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Rallye S

My husband and I went to tour the East Coast last July and The Top Notch Charter Tour was... read more

Reviewed 12 May 2017
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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 5 weeks ago

The lobster was the best we tasted on our trip. We got to try pulling up a lobster trap and posed for photos with lobsters, crabs and starfish. The presentation was fun, educational, and practical. After we came back, we confused the supermarket clerk by...More

Thank Rallye S
Reviewed 12 May 2017

My husband and I went to tour the East Coast last July and The Top Notch Charter Tour was absolutely amazing. Mark and Cody were very fun and informative. The price was excellent for the experience. When we get back to the East coast we...More

Thank RayleneD_13
Reviewed 11 May 2017

What an adventure and learning experience! No wonder they were featured on Regis and Kelly. Was this 63 year old Wisconsin boy's most memorable time. Always be yearning to return. God Bless!

Thank Keith K
Reviewed 2 May 2017

This is a must see tour. This was very educational the lobser meal was great. The crew were fun and knowledgable. The boat was clean and had lots of room to move around. We were able to hold live lobsters, crabs and star fish. I...More

Thank kindel2017
Mark J, Manager at Top Notch Charters - Lobster Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2017

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Reviewed 2 May 2017

We visited PEI for a week in the summer of 2016 and loved every minute of our trip. For such a small island, there is a lot to do! (or just relax and do nothing at all if that's your pleasure). I came across this...More

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Mark J, Owner at Top Notch Charters - Lobster Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2017

Thank you, Patti-Lynn

Reviewed 1 May 2017

I came across this excursion from the TripAdvisor reviews and was not disappointed. This was a very educational and wonderful trip, not to mention a perfect day (albeit the weather is beyond anyone's control, good or bad) I would highly recommend this trip, it was...More

Thank Ryan S
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

This tour was a highlight of our 2 month trip last summer. Absolutely loved it! Mark and Sarah were just wonderful and the dinner was delicious. Highly recommend the tour.

Thank CloggerSC
Reviewed 11 February 2017

We absolutely loved this tour! It was the best part of our time in PEI. The crew was incredibly knowledgeable and very friendly. We got to hold lobsters and crabs and pull up the traps and even drive the boat! It was a beautiful day...More

2  Thank BrittanyPS
Reviewed 22 September 2016

We absolutely loved this. We learned a lot about lobsters and about the lobster and fishing industry in general. It was very hands-on: he let the kids pull up the lobster traps and steer the big boat. So much fun!

Thank disapp0inted17
Reviewed 12 September 2016

This was one of the highlights of our trip to the east coast! What an amazing time on a real PEI lobster boat with real PEI fisherman. The guys were very informative, using the transit time it takes to get to/from the lobster and crab...More

Thank Ethan S
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do the tours run in June? We are hoping to be there between June 21 - 28. Also is there transportation from the hotels? We have not booked a place yet - any suggestions as we won't have a car? Many Thanks for your help.
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.
What is the cost of this Charter?
28 April 2016|
Response from carruth2016 |
what is the cost
May L
Is there a different charge for children if they do not eat the lobster meal?
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