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Green Gables Shore Tour from Charlottetown

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Charlottetown, Canada
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icon4 hours  (Approx.)
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Discover the picturesque region of Green Gables Shore on this half-day tour from Charlottetown. This is the quaint, historic region of Prince Edward Island that inspired L.M. Montgomery’s classic 1908 novel ‘Anne of Green Gables.’ It is also home to stunning rolling hills, sandy beaches, and sandstone cliffs. Tour the popular Green Gables House with a knowledgeable guide, then stop at the Prince Edward Island Preserve Company, a riverside restaurant with artisan preserves, fine teas, bone china, local pottery and more.
  • Half-day tour to the Green Gables Shore from Charlottetown
  • Be wowed by the region’s beautiful scenery, including the north coast’s popular Cavendish Beach
  • Tour Green Gables, the 19th-century farm made famous by the novel 'Anne of Green Gables'
  • Stop by the Prince Edward Island Preserve Company
Meet the tour guide and the rest of the group at the Charlottetown Visitor Information Centre. Then make the drive north to Green Gables Shore for a few hours of sightseeing. Along the way, from rolling farmlands to a windswept coastline, make stops for photo opportunities at lighthouses and the popular Cavendish Beach.

Green Gables Shore is a region on Prince Edward Island’s north coast that’s known for its stunning natural beauty—rolling hills, sandy beaches, and sandstone cliffs. It’s also the place that inspired L.M. Montgomery’s classic 1908 novel 'Anne of Green Gables.' 

Stop at Green Gables Heritage Place and the Green Gables House, a National Historic Site located in Cavendish. Each year, hundreds of thousands of visitors from around the world visit this farmhouse, plus the Haunted Wood and Balsam Hollow Trail, as described in the book.

Finally, stop at the Prince Edward Island Preserve Company to browse the selection of jams, marmalades and other items made with locally grown fruit. 

The tour ends with a return trip to Charlottetown.

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Great Tour
mbzray
, Nov 2019
My wife and I went on the Anne of Green Gables tour on October 1 while off our cruise ship for the day. Barely made it on time due the tendering of the ship. However, we did get there. And then waited an hour while the tour company waited for more people who were on the next tour so they could be combined. Very frustrating. However, the tour was excellent and the guide (a lady) was superior. However, while we stopped at multiple sites and we liked them all, the stop at Green Gables was not near long enough. There were long lines for the house so that took awhile. And it was lunch time and the food lines were horrendous with one meal being hand made at a time. There was no time for shopping and we barely made it to the bus.
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Lots to see on Green Gables Shore Tour as well as Anne's house
ljstratton12
, Oct 2019
An excellent commentary made this trip a great choice of tour. Enjoyed the Preserve Company as much as the house of Anne of Green Gables
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Shore Excursion
Howard F
, Oct 2019
Great value and very nice & informative. The guide was a born and bred local. The bus was new and comfortable. I would recomend this tour.
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Green Gables plus tour
JamesR1947
, Oct 2019
Only 18 of us in a mid-sized bus, with an excellent driver/guide. The other stops including a lobster fishing harbour, were as interesting as the Green Gables House. For those of us form Europe the interior of the house was familiar rathe than different and surprising. A very enjoyable 4 hours and highly recommended.
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Green Gables Shore Tour from Charlottetown
Sightseer30418959977
, Sep 2019
Fantastic Tour, and very enjoyable tour guide. Our guide was very knowledgeable and everything was well planned and right on time. We were given just enough time at each stop. Would highly recommend.
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Green Gables Shore Tour
gdenton3
, Sep 2019
Thank you for the good departure info that you emailed with our ticket. We were glad to find that 6 Prince St. was near the docks and was in the Visitor Centre, a nice big building with places to sit where people waited for the tour (and it was raining). The people at the ticket window found our names on their list and checked us in.The bus driver assured us which bus to take. All four of us enjoyed the trip through the countryside- interesting info from the tour guide- and found the house charming.
icon Response from Host , Sep 2019
We are so glad that you enjoyed Prince Edward Island.
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Local Flavor
jonahcuker
, Sep 2019
Our bus driver/tour guide, Cliff, was excellent. He has great driving skills, is very personable, and shared with us insights to local history and culture.
icon Response from Host , Sep 2019
I will be sure to pass this onto Cliff. Thank you for the kind words.
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Pleasant enough tour
Zso M
, Aug 2019
More time at Green Gables with fewer stops along the way would have improved our experience. John was very kind to my son, thank you.
icon Response from Host , Aug 2019
Im sorry you feel this way. We are very proud of this tour and we get some great reviews about Rustico Fishing Village, Cavendish National Park, Green Gables House and the PEI Preserve Co. All of these stops are listed in our brochures and web site and are not surprise stops. I do hope you enjoyed your time on Prince Edward Island.
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Not “Anne” of Green Gables tour
Joseph T
, Jul 2019
My daughter and I were expecting a tour of more sites of Anne of Green Gable‘s. This tour is not much about the books but about the island and it’s food and climate and local People. The tour guide John and bus driver Pierre were great and helped give us lots of info on the island. But for tourist coming to the island to spend more time at the historic sites of the author this would not be the right tour.
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Green Gable's
joanneN7574CR
, Jul 2019
Mike was our bus driver and a good one. Very informative, knew the area very well. We learnt alot about the area. We liked the idea of a smaller bus. Thanks Mike for a great your.
icon Response from Host , Jul 2019
Thank you for your feedback. We are very lucky to have Mike working for us.

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