Custom Tours

Looking for more of a customize private tour?  Have a group looking for your own experience? Any one of our tours below can be customized to suit your needs.  

Minivan: $60/hour for up to six people

Luxury SUV: $75/hour for up to six people

Larger vehicles available upon request with reservation.

Prices do not include, admissions, lunches, and 14% HST

We accept VISA, Mastercard, travelers cheques and cash.

To inquire about your customized tour, please contact us at 902.566.5259 or tours@princeedwardtours.com

Anne of Green Gables & North Shore Highlights Tour

 On our way to tour National Historic Site Green Gables Heritage Place we will drive along the North Shore making brief photo stops at quaint little villages, lighthouses, and the world-class Cavendish Beach.

 Talented interpreters make the story of Anne of Green Gables come alive at National Historic Site Green Gables Heritage Place. The farmstead that inspired Anne of Green Gables bestselling novel by Canadian author Lucy Maud Montgomery; published in 1908.

 The tour will also stop at Prince Edward Island Preserve Company, located in New Glasgow, one of Canada’s prettiest villages. No trip to PEI is complete without tasting their preserves made with locally grown fruit.

 


 

The Island’s Finest Tour

 Look no further for the optimum product that captures the beautiful scenery, coastal seashore, and the patch work of the land of Prince Edward Island.

 While traveling Central Coastal Drive relax and let us tell the stories of the rolling farmlands, stunning seascapes, and quaint villages.

 Your tour stops will be made, to tour on your own, at National Historic Site Green Gables Heritage Place. The farmstead that inspired Anne of Green Gables bestselling novel by Canadian author Lucy Maud Montgomery; published in 1908. In real life, this farm was the home of David Jr. and Margaret McNeill, who were cousins of Montgomery’s grandfather.

 For a leisurely riverside lunch (not included) the coach will stop at Prince Edward Island Preserve Company, located in New Glasgow, one of Canada’s prettiest villages. No trip to PEI is complete without tasting their preserves. The restaurant onsite is committed to using the highest quality farm gate produce and ingredients are used. Eat in or take-out the choice is yours. If time permits, take a short stroll through the Gardens of Hope, a place of beauty and relaxation.

 Our final destination will be the Lake of Shining Waters that inspired L. M. Montgomery at Silver Bush and Green Gables Museum. There is a treasure around every corner. The Campbell homestead, that L.M. Montgomery called the “wonder castle of my childhood”, was built in 1872 by her Uncle John and Aunt Annie Campbell. The first Campbell’s settled here in 1776 and it is still in the Campbell family after over two hundred and thirty years.

 Have your camera ready, because the photo stops will be made to capture memories of the following:

  • Fishing village and harbour
  • Lighthouses
  • North shore coastline
  • Famous red soil
  • National Historic Site Green Gables Heritage Place
  • River on the Clyde and Gardens of Hope

 
 

The Gateway Experience Confederation Bridge Tour

This tour travels along the scenic Blue Heron Drive passing through the heart of the South Shore, famous for its rolling hills, red cliffs and winding rivers. Visit: Victoria by the Sea, Gateway Village, Cavendish Figurines, Cape Jourimain Interpretive Centre (New Brunswick), as you learn about and actually cross the World Famous Confederation Bridge.


Our Island’s Finest – Scenic Drive, Anne of Green Gables (with lunch)

The Island’s North Shore is most famous for its red cliffs, Cavendish National Park, Anne of Green Gables Homestead and delicious lobster. Enjoy lunch at the PEI Preserve Co., a converted 1912 butter factory showcasing some of the islands best products and preserves. Lunch is served up in one of Canada’s prettiest little villages, overlooking the sparkling Clyde River.


 

Lobster at Historic Dalvay by the Sea

Your adventure begins with a brief city tour of historic downtown Charlottetown, then on to the rolling rural countryside. Tour Dalvay by the Sea, the magnificent Victorian summer home built in 1895 for the president of Standard Oil. Now a National Historic Site located on PEI’s spectacular North Shore, Dalvay is in the Queen Anne revival-style of architecture, with many gables and dormers. The highlight of this tour is a lobster luncheon in one of Atlantic Canada’s premier dining rooms. Alternative entrées of chicken, salmon, beef or vegetarian are also available. After lunch, take a walk or perhaps a canoe or row boat ride on Long Pond. Try the horse-shoe pitch, the croquet green, or just relax and take-in the splendour of the property in one of the Adirondack chairs.


All Aboard The Prince Edward!

Take a cruise along the beautiful scenic rivers of Charlottetown or Stanley Bridge! Learn all about our shellfish industry with our interpretive guide and experience the crew haul in real lobster trap. A great activity rain or shine our boats are fully equipped for comfort and safety with washrooms, full canopy and clear-view roll down sides. In Charlottetown, visit harbour seals, be on the lookout for wildlife as we cruise past historic sites on this fully narrated tour, complete with traditional recorded music. Enjoy complimentary famous Blue Mussels along with other onboard refreshments. In Stanley Bridge, learn all about the shellfish industry, local shipwrecks and get up close for breath taking views of our rocky red cliffs!

Three – course meals, tapas or a traditional lobster feast complete with live entertainment can be arranged!


 

Kayaking

Whether it’s learning to kayak or joining an unforgettable multi-day excursion, we can design the perfect tour for you! Designed to be accessible to everyone, tours are based both on participants’ outdoor adventure experience and individual comfort levels. Professional safety-conscious guides highlight the Island’s natural and cultural history.


Biking the Confederation Trail

The majestic rolling hills of Prince Edward Island offer superb cycling for all skill levels! Whether it’s cycling down the famous Confederation Trail or trekking tip to tip at your own pace, be sure to catch all of the scenic stops along the way!


Deep Sea Fishing

Come reel in the fun on the beautiful Gulf of St. Lawrence. Your catch is cleaned, filleted and packaged for you! Rods, reels, bait, life-jackets, rain gear and fishing license included. Anchor’s away!


Golf

“The Island has established itself as one of the premiere golf destinations in Canada and, for that matter, all of North America.” Bob Weeks, Score Golf Magazine

Prince Edward Island is a golfer’s paradise! Choose from any one of 21 picturesque courses and we’ll be sure to have you there for tee-off time. Your price can include transfers, meals, green fees, power cart and anything else you can dream up!


Beach Bake

An open-air, fun and authentic Island experience! A full meal, including; mussels, steamed clams, lobster, sausage, potatoes, corn and bread pudding, all cooked in a pit-style cooker, on a bed of hot coals and seaweed. The feast for the soul starts with fresh oysters on the half-shell, along with marinated mussels, and homemade sourdough bread. Complete with a lively and informative talk about the PEI shellfish industry and some traditional music, this makes for a truly unique Island experience!


 

Historical Village, Lighthouse & Winery Tour-

View a variety of different landscapes along the Points East Coastal Drive, including coastal cliffs and beaches, forests, rolling farmland, pastoral rivers and the ever present sea. Visit Orwell Corner Historic Village, Rossignol Estates Winery, Murray River and the Wood Islands Lighthouse.

 Includes:

  • Transportation & guide service
  • Admissions
  • Wine tasting

Duration:       4 hours


 

Distillery Discovery

Vodka, Gin, Whiskeys.. & Shine.. yes, that’s right legalized moonshine.. From Earth to the bottle, we are off to see how grains, local harvested potatoes and even blueberries are made into some fine spirits. Tour two of the Island’s distilleries to witness the processes and experience tastings. Learn how Master Distiller perfects the art of Gin making and turns Fancy Molasses into Barrel aged Rum. Find out how Islanders made illegal moonshine throughout our history. Tour the distillery and witness the unique process as “Strait Shine” is collected straight from the still. A special treat of the day – Become an Honorary Islander as you are sworn in with fresh Prince Edward Island oysters with a fine spirit shot!

Duration:  4 – 4.5  hours

Includes:

  • Admission
  • Transportation
  • Guide service
  • Boxed Lunch
  • Tastings
  • Swearing in ceremony to become an Honorary Islander

 

Local Bites & Brew

Designed around what our Capital is most famous for, an afternoon filled of adventure in history combined with Island hospitality- After receiving a warm welcome from your expert guide, you’ll board our vehicle and make our way to beautiful and historic Charlottetown. Our first stop will be at the Gahan House where you will receive a personalized tour of Prince Edward Island’s only micro-brewery – The Gahan House Brewery. This will also be a great lunch stop for one of the Islands best ‘fish & chips’. During the tour you will hear the story of the Gahan House, the historic location, as well as the brewery itself and the history of brewing on Prince Edward Island. Most importantly you will be introduced to their family of ales and get to experience first- hand how they are made. And, as you know, a visit would not be complete without some samples of heir fine product. Enjoy a tastings of their ales!    We will then make our way to Lobster on the Wharf where we will meet our Oyster Shucker, as he guides you through the ins and outs of buying, storing, cooking, and enjoying shellfish. Our last stop of the day will be at Cow’s Ice Cream for a double scoop of your choice, named “World’s Best Ice Cream” by Tauck World Travel, COWS Ice Cream is made from a family recipe that has been passed down for generations. Take a tour here to learn how they make the ice cream, as well as their award winning cloth bound cheddar.

Duration:  3.5 hours

Includes:

  • Transportation
  • Admissions
  • Samplings of beer at Gahan House
  • Fish & Chips at Gahan House
  • Oyster sampling with glass of wine at Lobster on the Wharf

 

Roma at Three Rivers National Historic Site

This historic site brings to life the story of Jean Pierre Roma, the French merchant  who in 1732 established an international trading post at Trois Rivières. Today Roma’s time is given life through lively interactive programs.

Step back in time with a visit to Jean Pierre Roma’s French settlement of the 1730s and the panoramic views of Brudenell Point.  After a warm welcome and introduction to the site, guests will sample life experiences of yesteryears.   One of Roma’s fishermen will walk his new “crew” through the various jobs involved with catching, cleaning and preserving the valuable cod which fed Europe for hundreds of years.  Some of the new crew members will be required to don the fisherman’s garb and assist to clean, salt and dry the cod on the flakes.  All will be invited to sample the freshly cooked cod.

 Escorted by one of Roma’s costumed animators, guests can enjoy a leisurely stroll through the heritage garden and up to Brudenell Point to view the archaeological remnants of the original settlement as well as Scottish buildings from the times of Confederation. 

 Guests can choose either the hearty homemade soup or seafood chowder, served with fresh bread baked in Roma’s outdoor wood oven.  For dessert enjoy homemade ginger cookies or chocolate cake with crème anglaise.  The meal is rounded off with a cup of herbal iced tea.   

Duration: 4 hours

Includes:

  • Tour at Jean Pierre Roma’s French settlement
  • Lunch
  • Return transportation