Charming Charlottetown Walk

Price: $79.00
Children (ages 0 to 4 years old) are free but must be accounted for below at the time of booking.
Choose Options My Cruise Itinerary
Shore Excursion Size ? Standard
Shore Excursion Type Cultural, Scenic
Shore Excursion Duration 2 Hours
Activity Level ? Moderate
Shore Excursion Leaves From ? An approximate 5 to 10-minute walk from the cruise ship pier is required to reach your departure location. Full details will be provided in your electronic ticket upon confirmation.
Food/Beverage Provided Not Included
Recommended Dress We recommend wearing comfortable clothing and sensible, flat-soled walking shoes.
Restrictions Guests must be able to walk on paved surfaces. There are steps and steep curbs in some areas. This tour is not wheelchair accessible.

Charming Charlottetown Walk

Embark on a captivating walking tour through the historic heart of Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, starting from the vibrant, picturesque waterfront. This journey is a perfect blend of architectural marvels, cultural landmarks, and local charm, appealing to a wide range of visitors from history buffs to architectural enthusiasts.

Your tour commences by visiting the Confederation Landing, where you'll immediately be immersed in the city's rich heritage. As you ascend Great George Street, marvel at the stunning display of architectural evolution, with exquisite Georgian architecture on one side and Gothic Revival on the other. Notable landmarks along this route include the Bishop's Palace and the Basilica Cathedral, Charlottetown's defining silhouette.

The journey continues to Province House, the celebrated birthplace of Confederation, offering a glimpse into Canada's historical roots. You'll then meander through the lively Victoria Row, renowned for its daily live entertainment, local artists, and a myriad of artisan shops. This area is a hub of creativity, boasting quaint cafes and farm-to-table restaurants that showcase the best of local cuisine.

Stroll past the Confederation Centre of the Arts, where the iconic Anne of Green Gables play has captivated audiences for over 50 years. Your path will also include highlights such as the Confederation Court Mall, City Hall, and Rochford Square, each adding a unique story to Charlottetown's tapestry.

The tour showcases the striking brutalist architecture of the Prince Edward Island government buildings. Visit landmarks like the Beaconsfield Historic House and the Government House, the residence of the Lieutenant Governor, which stand as testaments to the island's regal and political heritage.

Your scenic return to Confederation Landing follows the Victoria Boardwalk, passing by the Culinary Institute of Canada and the Queen Charlotte Armory. As you reach Peakes Quay, the tour concludes, leaving you enriched with the historical and cultural essence of Charlottetown.

This walking tour is not just an excursion; it's an invitation to step into the pages of history and discover the charm of Charlottetown. Book now for a journey that combines the allure of past and present, offering insights into the soul of Prince Edward Island.