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Top Notch Charters - Lobster Excursions

2 Prince Street, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada
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Must Do!!!!!!

My husband and I had an amazing time on the dinner boat cruise in July of 2017. Captain Mark does... read more

Reviewed 14 January 2018
OCooper91
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Burlington, Canada
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Lobster Fishing Experience

This is a unique experience when one gets out into the water on an actual lobster boat and enjoys... read more

Reviewed 15 November 2017
ericdQ8828ZO
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Charlottetown, 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

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Reviewed 14 January 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

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Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

This is a unique experience when one gets out into the water on an actual lobster boat and enjoys the boat ride. During the voyage a lobster trap is hauled and there is Dinner. Once back on shore a lobster dinner is served. Non Voyage...More

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Reviewed 27 September 2017

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

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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

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Reviewed 11 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
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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
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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
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Reviewed 4 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
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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
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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
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Grommitshalf
26 November 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
28 April 2016|
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Response from carruth2016 |
what is the cost
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May L
13 March 2016|
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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
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