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Experience PEI

Below you will find an assortment of unique Prince Edward Island experiences provided through our partner Experience PEI. You can book these experiences individually or add them on to your existing vacation package. Please note all experiences are subject to availability. For more information, photos & videos visit

Lobster Lover
Experience PEI-lobster-Mark-cropGet 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 Island lobster supper aboard the 45-foot fishing boat Top Notch with Captain Mark Jenkins.
Fee: 10:30 am $50/per person (no lobster supper) 1:30 pm & 5:00 pm $85/per person (includes lobster supper). Maximum 12 participants


Digging for Dinner
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The tide is out….a spade in one hand and a bucket in the other. That's pretty much all you need to go clamming. Ron Perry has been digging clams since he was little boy. He's full of stories and will talk your ear off as he helps you bring back a "feed" of clams.
Maximville - Daily (except Sunday)
Fee: $85/pp (Min 2-3); $65/pp 4-8 participants


Sensational Sandcastles
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Join renowned Island artist Maurice Bernard as he shows you his simple step-by-step process of sculpting magnificent sandcastles. Prince William and Kate were impressed!
Location: Various Locations - Available Daily.
Fee: $50/pp 2-3 participants $35/pp 4-10 participants


Painting Pictures
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Join Island artist Susan Christensen as she shows how to take beautiful photos that can then be turned into beautiful paintings.
Location: Cavendish: Daily (Mon-Sat)  72 hours notice required   
Fee:  Half Day-Photo session $80/pp; Half Day-Painting session  $90/pp; Full day - Photo & Painting $70/pp


Owner for an Evening
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Imagine what it would be like to own a magnificent race horse thundering down the track toward the finish line. We'll make you an Owner for an Evening….meet your horse and driver, enjoy a buffet dinner and be part of the official photo if your horse wins.
Location: Charlottetown - Thurs & Sat.
Fee: $90/couple. Maximum 8(Can customize for larger groups)



Just Horsin' Around
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There's nothing more calming than watching mares and foals on a warm sunny day. At Meridian Farms near Charlottetown, this is an every day occurrence. You'll learn all about the business of raising standard bred horses, how they're trained and how they're raced. And if you like, you can even take one for a spin around the track.
Location: Milton - Available Mon-Fri.
Fee: $100 (1-4 participants) ($20 for each additional person)


Master Caster
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Become a Master Caster and create your own personal pewter pendant, brooch or other jewelry piece. You'll work alongside our professional Master Caster, Bev Roach who will take you through the step-by-step process she uses everyday to create beautiful works of art.
St. Peters Bay: Monday-Friday Twice daily at 9:00 am and 1:00 pm Approximately 3 hours Maximum participants per session: 4 Minimum age to participate: 14 years old
Fee: 1 person $80/pp + GST / 2-4 persons $75/pp + GST


Pick & Press
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By the end of August, with the summer days shortening and the air turning crisp, it's apple picking time at Wintermoor Orchard in York, Prince Edward Island. Pick your own apples and then make your own cider.
Location: York: Tues/Wed/Thurs (9:30 am- 12 noon).
$75/pp (includes jug of cider/bag of apples). Group rates for +4 participants

Learning the Ropes
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Join Ellen MacPhail aboard Picture Perfect for an afternoon or evening of hands-on learning. Feel the warm summer breeze against your face as you take the helm and the rush of the wind filling the sails as you raise them up the mast. You'll learn about points of sail, boat handling, charts and GPS navigation….and enjoy smoked salmon and sparkling cider.
Charlottetown: Daily.
$480 (up to 4 participants)


Enchanted Candles
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There's not much Ben Smith likes more than sharing his passion for candle making. His candles are definitely one of a kind. Each is hand carved ... there are no two ever exactly alike....and of course making your own guarantees it will be particularly unique.
Victoria-by-the-Sea: Daily.


GPS Heritage Quest
A truly unique way to explore the architectural history of downtown Charlottetown using a handheld GPS unit to navigate you to some of our most historic and intriguing buildings while you search for solutions to our customized crossword puzzle.
Various Locations - Available: Daily from Founders' Hall, 6 Prince Street, Charlottetown                                                                    
Fee: $45/pp

Taste the Town
For the "Foodies" this is a must experience. A culinary walking tour of downtown Charlottetown with tasting stops where you sample oysters, olive oils & balsamic vinegars, chocolate dipped potato chips, COWS ice cream, mussels, Gahan House beer and Prince Edward Distillery spirits.
Location: Charlottetown-Daily: Mon-Sat   9:00 am (3 hours)  
Fee: $38.10/pp


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