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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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Amazing experience!

Had an absolute blast today with Mark and Sarah. Our family could not stop talking about how... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Britt H
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Wonderful Day!

We had a great time with Captain Mark and his daughter Sarah. We had two children (ages 10&11) who... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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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 2 days ago via mobile

Had an absolute blast today with Mark and Sarah. Our family could not stop talking about how amazing the tour was once we left. Captain mark is an awesome man! Very easy to talk to, knowledgeable and clearly loves his job. Sarah was the cherry...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had a great time with Captain Mark and his daughter Sarah. We had two children (ages 10&11) who thoroughly enjoyed it as well. We highly recommend taking the time to go on their boat. It was fun, we learned a lot about crabs and...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

My son and I (and three of our friends) had the pleasure of joining Captain Mark and his brother (and crew mate), Cody on the Top Notch Charters lunch tour yesterday. It was my son's 13th birthday, and we wanted to do something special and...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

My husband and I did the lunch excursion with Top Notch Charters - Lobster Excursion on Tuesday, July 10, 2018. Captain Mark and his brother Cody were informative, friendly and fun. They explained the lobster industry and shared details I never knew after having lived...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went out on Captain Mark’s charter today with 4 adults and 3 kids (ages 8-12). Mark and his wife were wonderful...hospitable, organized and informative. They were interactive with both the kids and adults and the time on the ship flew by. The lobster dinner was...More

Thank Sallywick
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Did the evening cruise with Captain Mark and Sarah on July 11th. Was most impressed with their hospitality and willingness to share about the industry, fishery and conservation practices. They are both true ambassadors for the Island and the lobster fishing industry. We loved the...More

Thank londontravellers48
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Having just returned from our “Top Notch” excursion, we can’t say enough about Captain Mark and his first skipper (daughter), Sarah. They were both so warm and we learned so much from them. A most enjoyable and entertaining evening.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Mark and Patti-Lynn were wonderful hosts to our family! We visited from the U.S., and after reading the wonderful reviews on Tripadvisor, we booked a trip. We chose the morning sailing, which was perfect for us and our two children. We learned about lobsters, crabs,...More

Thank Stephanie M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a neat opportunity to learn about lobster fishing in PEI while seeing the sights of Charlottetown harbour. Mark and Cody strike a great balance of entertainment and education, hands on opportunities to pull a lobster trap, steer the boat and touch both lobsters and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There's a reason why Mark and Cody continue to get 5 stars...this is a must do when in Charlottetown.

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Grommitshalf
November 25, 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
April 28, 2016|
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Response from carruth2016 |
what is the cost
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