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Fantastic tour

We, a group of four, had a wonderful tour of PEI with Irwin. We met Irwin at the Charlottetwon... read more

Reviewed November 17, 2017
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Singapore, Singapore
PEI Tour full of surprises

Our recent port stop in Charlottetown included an "off the beaten path" tour as well as a short... read more

Reviewed September 28, 2017
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While Rusty Rover Tours is listed as #1 in Stratford, a suburb of Charlottetown, we are a leader in our field and serve the whole Charlottetown and Prince Edward Island region. Charlottetown is the cruise ship port for Prince Edward Island. If you...more
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Reviewed November 17, 2017

We, a group of four, had a wonderful tour of PEI with Irwin. We met Irwin at the Charlottetwon cruise port. The tour began with a short tour of the town. We then went on to North Rustica Harbour and Cape Turner. On the way...More

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irwinjudson, Owner at Rusty Rover Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 19, 2017

Thanks very much for the kind words. We're just in Marketing; Mother Nature is in Production. We are so glad that you enjoyed your time spent with Rusty Rover Tours. Send friends. Come on back yourselves. And watch out for spellcheck...on the first draft of...More

Reviewed September 28, 2017

Our recent port stop in Charlottetown included an "off the beaten path" tour as well as a short tour of the city which we requested. "Rusty", the company owner, was an amenable driver who provided us with a lot of local history and geography as...More

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irwinjudson, Owner at Rusty Rover Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2017

Thank you for your review. It is very much appreciated. We feel quite blessed that we can take you to a such a fine chowder house so far off the beaten track. And the minimills are always an enjoyable experience. We do apologize for the...More

Reviewed September 13, 2017

I am part of a family that used him. In fact the reviewers before me were on this trip as well. We had an amazing time and the guided trip was awesome!! My favorite part was when he took us to an amazing restaurant for...More

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irwinjudson, Owner at Rusty Rover Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 15, 2017

Thank you so much for the review! Sometimes chemistry simply comes together to make a fantastic time for all. I remember the day with your family, clear as crystal, as quite probably the best day of my summer. Thanks for coming to see us! Happy...More

Reviewed September 5, 2017

Our party of 8 enjoyed a fantastic day on Prince Edward Island with Irwin as our guide. We were taken beyond the usual tourist sites, given a fascinating and entertaining crash course in the Island's history and culture, took in the magnificent scenery and enjoyed...More

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irwinjudson, Owner at Rusty Rover Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 6, 2017

Well! So nice of you MHW to make such lovely comments. I guess my crash course in Island history and culture must have made an impression. I do enjoy telling visitors what we Islanders are all about. The best way to get me away from...More

Reviewed September 4, 2017

We had the pleasure of spending the day with Irwin from Rusty Rover Tours. We were 8 adults enjoying a family reunion. Irwin met us at our cruise ship dock in Charlottetown and spent the next few hours showing us beautiful Prince Edward Island. He...More

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irwinjudson, Owner at Rusty Rover Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 5, 2017

Hi Ira, Thank you for the wonderful comments. They are very much appreciated. Word of mouth and Trip Advisor are the far away most important components of Rusty Rover Tours marketing plan. I think it was the character of your group that made the tour...More

Reviewed September 3, 2017 via mobile

We were traveling with 2 senior couples and wanted a private tour of PEI. After looking at reviews we chose Rusty Rover. Ron met us at the cruise terminal with a beautiful new van and spent the next 4 1/2 hours showing us the island....More

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irwinjudson, Owner at Rusty Rover Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 5, 2017

Thank you 4babiesgrammy! We are very glad that Ron served up a good tour for you. We are proud of the guides, all licensed professionals, whom we choose to work with us. Often it is the character of the group that makes the success of...More

Reviewed July 3, 2017

We went with Joan and Ron today on the Off the Beaten Path tour. It was just what I wanted. Much more of the local real world PEI than you might get on a more typical tour. Joan was lovely and knows this part of...More

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Joan J, Director of Sales at Rusty Rover Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 6, 2017

It is always nice to hear positive comments on Rusty Rover's efforts to give a good tour off the beaten track where you don't run across large numbers of other visitors. We enjoyed our day with you! ~Joan

Reviewed June 30, 2017 via mobile

Irwin was a great tour guide, taking us to an adorable mini-mill! His van was so very comfortable, fitting all 10 of us in (including a car seat!). We were running late from our morning tour and Irwin was completely flexible with our schedule. He...More

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Irwin J, Owner at Rusty Rover Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 1, 2017

HI Teresa, Thank you for a wonderful fun day of touring! We are glad you enjoyed the minimills. We are grateful as well for your compliment regarding the van. We like it very much for both its comfort and its safety. It surprises everyone who...More

Reviewed June 24, 2017

We had a wonderful experience with our guide and driver Irwin. His knowledge of his Island was second to none. Our bucket list Green Gables tour was comprehensive and he was so passionate with his explanations and stories. We saw much more of the Island...More

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Irwin J, Owner at Rusty Rover Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 27, 2017

Thank you for the comments. I really enjoyed the time we spent together, and yes, you might be reasonably accurate that I didn't want to end our tour! ~Irwin

Reviewed June 14, 2017

Rusty Rover Tours took us (a couple) on a thoroughly enjoyable and comprehensive journey through all the features of Lucy Maud Montgomery's life including all the highlights of Anne of Green Gables. Irwin our host was most knowledgeable and it was clear that he had...More

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Irwin J, Owner at Rusty Rover Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 16, 2017

Thank you for your kind words. Accompanying visitors to Prince Edward Island who are enjoying the experience is truly uplifting. Rusty Rover has developed a network of friends who are relatives of Lucy Maud Montgomery, or are otherwise involved in The Island's tourism industry. Thank...More

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May 31, 2018|
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Response from irwinjudson | Property representative |
The charge for a 4.5 hour tour would be $315 CAD plus 15% ($47.25) for a total of $362..25. Should you wish to have lunch en route we do not charge for the hour stopped.
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Hi Allan, Thanks for the inquiry, At this point I simply want to acknowledge receipt of your message, and to buy myself a little time to do some work on a tour for 46 people. I will need more info in due course... More
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