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Authentic PEI Experiences - North Cape Coastal Drive

Last updated June 26, 2015. For more information contact Melody Gay, 902-368-6339.

  Description Contact/Category Avaibility Prices Notes
Aboriginal Medicinal Forest Walk
John Martin & Eileen Conway-Martin
Learn about the forest & fauna on your walk & practical things to sustain & improve our environment. Healthy snack provided while planting a native Island tree. 1-902-214-0863
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Category: Nature/Outdoors
"By appointment, 1/2 day June 22 - October 1 $50/PP (1-3) $45/PP (4-8) Children under 12 half price. Min 2
Acadian Culinary Experience
Centre Expo-Festival
At Acadian Musical Village, Abram Village, learn to cook some very popular Acadian pastries and taste some of the traditional dishes. 1-902-854-3300
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Category: Cuisine/Taste
"Reservations required. June - September 30 $50/PP (1-3 PPL), $45/PP (4-8 PPL), Children under 12 half price. Guests limited to ten per day.
All about Clams
John Martin & Eileen Conway-Martin
Hit the beach with shovel and bucket in hand & go digging. You can take your clams with you or go to a favourite spot of John's & cook item right on the spot. 1-902-214-0863
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Category: Nature/Outdoors
"By appointment, 1/2 day May 18 - October 31 $79/PP (1-3) $69/PP (4-6) Children under 12 half price. Children under 6 free
Bunny Wool Art
Melvin and Lorraine Gallant
A hands-on experience with live bunnies. Comb them, spin their wool & create a bunny wool craft. 1-902-854-2096
1-902-854-2636
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Category: Art/Crafts
By appointment, June-Sept Please call for pricing and schedule. Four or more people is $25/PP Min 2 - Max 8, ages 6 - adult
Digging for Dinner
Bill & Mary Kendrick Experience PEI (Ron Perry)
With a spade in one hand, a pail in the other, learn how to dig & cook clams from a local Islander. 1-844-368-1670
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Category: Nature/Outdoors
By appointment, May until end of September. Daily during low tide. $90/PP (2), $75/PP (3-6), $25/PP Children under 8 Min 2 Max 8
Feeding the Giants
Kenny McRae
Handfeed giant blue fin tuna, look for seals whales & diving birds. A once in a lifetime experience! 1-902-882-3781
Mobile 1-902-206-3781
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Category: Nature/Outdoors
1/2 day (weather permitting), Aug 1 - Oct 5. Call for scheduling and reservations. $75 Adults; $50 children Max 12
Following the Footsteps of Lucy Maud
John Martin & Eileen Conway-Martin
Step back in time & travel down dusty roads & well trod paths while hearing anecdotal stories about Lucy Maud. Conclude with tea time at the Bideford Parsonage Museum. 1-902-214-0863
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Category: Culture/Heritage
"By appointment, 2 hrs May 18 - October 31 $50/PP (1-2) $40/PP (3-6) Students half price. Min 2 Max 6
Frolic Fricot and Fiddles
Bill & Mary Kendrick Experience PEI
Explore Island's rich Acadian culture while learning to prepare an Acadian dish, be treated to lunch and enjoy traditional music. 1-844-368-1670
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Category: Taste/Cuisine
9:30 am daily Monday to Saturday. Must be booked in advance. The experience takes 2.5 hours. $80/pp 2 persons; $62/pp 3 persons; $52/pp 4 persons; $46/pp 5 persons; $40/pp 6-10 person Max 10
Irish Moss Harvesting
Cindy & Ricky Brennan
Using old-time techniques, learn about and harvest Irish Moss on the shores of Prince Edward Island. 1-902-882-3134
Cell# 1-902-856-2337
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Category: Nature/Outdoors
Daily by Appointment, June 15 - Oct 31 $37/PP Min 2 Max 30  
Metal Magic
Eric & Dianne Schurman, Malpeque Fine Iron Products
Using forge & anvil, make your own piece of folk art from recycled metal or make a black iron piece. 1-902-436-5006
1-866-436-5006
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Category: Arts/Crafts
Available year round by appointment $85/PP (2 PPL), $70/PP (4 PPL), $65/PP (5-6 PPL) Youth: 12 yrs . For exterior paint add $20. Shipping charge is extra.
Oyster Fun à la Hardy
John Martin & Eileen Conway-Martin
A visit to the Hardy's Oyster & Shellfish operation on the shores of Malpeque Bay. Go on a dory to do some "tonging". 1-902-214-0863
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Category: Nature/Outdoors
"By appointment, 1/2 day July 1 - October 15 $79/PP (1-3) $69/PP (4 plus) Children under 12 half price. Min 2. Groups over 6 will not include the hands-on oyster tonging experience
Quilting Experience
John Martin & Eileen Conway-Martin
Whether you are a novice or an experienced quilter you are in for a relaxing & fun time in Heather's loft. Along with an enjoyable afternoon, you will leave with a completed project. 1-902-214-0863
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Category: Arts/Crafts
"By appointment, 1/2 day July 3 - August 28 Call for pricing. Min 2 Max 6
Seafood Catch-N-Cook
Matthews Deep Sea Fishing, Captain Blair Matthews
Experience the Island fishers way of life. Fish lobster, mackerel and mussels. To top it off you get to keep your catch which the crew will cook right on board. This is a unique experience for the palette & soul. 1-902-853-7943
1-902-853-4663
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Category: Nature/Outdoors
July 13-October 30 Call for price & schedule Min 4 Max 12
SeaSplash Soap Making
Eva Arsenault
Create your own novelty soap under the guidance of soap production specialist, Eva. 1-902-882-2896
1-902-882-2230 (off-season)
Tignish Initiatives Tignish Cultural Centre
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Category: Art/Crafts
May 15 - Oct 15 by appointment $29/PP Pre-Booking Required Min 4 Max 10
Spuds, Fudge & Tales
Stanley MacDonald
Learn all things potato! Pick potatoes from the field, make potato fudge & enjoy a potato lunch. 1-800-565-3457
1-902-859-2039
Potato Museum
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Category: Taste/Cuisine
1/2 Day Reservations Required. June 1 - Sept 30. Experience can be customized. $49/PP. Family rates available. Min 2
Weaving with Wood
Ann MacRae McIsaac, Business Manager
Learn Acadian traditions and history while weaving and decorating your very own basket.

1-902-854-3063
Island Traditions Store
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Category: Art/Crafts

Reservations required, May 4 - Nov 15 $49/PP (Adult: Biscuit Basket), $65/PP (Adult: Egg Basket), $85/PP (Adult: Potatoe or Storage Basket) Min 1, Max 6
Wild Blueberries Pick'em Eat'em Drink'em
John Martin & Eileen Conway-Martin
Join former Chief Jack Sark on his "blueberry hill", one of the largest wild blueberry growing areas on the Island. Hear his stories and go to the tea room for blueberry tea or wild blueberry cocktails (non-alcoholic) & a blueberry snack. 1-902-214-0863
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Category: Nature/Outdoors
"By appointment, 1/2 day starting August 7 $75/PP (1-3) $65/PP (4 plus) Children under 12 half price. Children under 6 Free Min 2 Max 7
Contact: Melody Gay
(MLGAY@gov.pe.ca)
1-902-368-6339
Janet Wood
(JEWOOD@gov.pe.ca)
1-902-368-5508
     



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