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Hiking Prince Edward Island

7 Days & 6 Nights
  • Visit the landscape that inspired the famous Anne of Green Gables
  • Stroll along quiet beaches and through the stunning Greenwich Dunes
  • Explore the ‘best of’ Prince Edward Island by way of included transfers
  • Walk through peaceful farmland and forests on the historic Confederation Trail
  • Refuel with fresh seafood including lobster rolls and oysters
Explore the ‘best of’ Prince Edward Island on this walking adventure that highlights the landscapes and historic sites that inspired the famous Anne of Green Gables novel. Visit the Green Gables Heritage Place, Anne of Green Gables Museum, and even attend an optional performance of the famed tale. Make your way along the historic Confederation Trail which winds through peaceful rolling farmland, vibrant forests, and wildflower meadows, and spend plenty of time along the coast which boasts soft sand and warm waters. Refuel with delicious seafood, including lobster rolls and fresh oysters.

What To Expect

Trip Style:

Self Guided | Go at your own pace on an independent active holiday.

Activity:

Inn to Inn Walking | A classic point to point walking trip, staying in a different location each night

This trip is suitable for:

Families, Multi-Generational

As a guide, we would suggest that the minimum age of traveller this holiday would be suitable for is: 5 Years

Ideal if you have an interest in:

  • Luxury & Unique Stays
  • Historical Journeys
  • Coastal & Island

Inspiration:

  • New

Grade & Terrain

This trip is rated as easy to moderate. Expect beach walking with time for refreshing dips in the sea if you would prefer. There is some inland walking along the confederation trail through farmland and forests.

Accommodation Information

One of the highlights of this tour is the high standard of accommodation. You will stay in carefully selected 3* small hotels. Your room will always have an ensuite or private bathroom. A delicious breakfast is also included. 

 

Single Rooms

If you require single rooms within your party we will always try and accommodate you subject to availability. A single supplement is payable. This trip is not available to solo cyclists as there is a minimum of 2 walkers needed to book. 

 

Meals

A hearty breakfast is included each morning. Lunches and dinners are not included so you are free to choose from the surrounding options. Dinner is available either at your accommodation or at nearby restaurants.

Included
  • 6 nights in characterful accommodations (B&Bs, lodges, & cabins)
  • 6 Breakfasts
  • Luggage transfer between accommodations
  • Detailed pre-departure information pack
  • Turn-by-turn route notes
  • 24/7 telephone support
  • Transfers as per the itinerary
Excluded
  • Travel to/from Charlottetown
  • Lunches, dinners, snacks, and drinks
  • Travel Insurance
Extras
  • E-Bike Upgrade
  • Additional nights before, during, or after the trip
  • Accommodations upgrades where applicable

When To Go

This trip is available between June 15th to October 15th. You can start on any date subject to availability. Prince Edward Island is a popular destination with limited lodging capacity, so it is best to book as far in advance as you are able. The best months to visit are anytime between June and October! 

Getting to the Start

This tour starts and ends in Charlottetown. You can fly directly to Charlottetown Airport (YYG)

Baggage Transfer

Baggage transfer is included in the cost of your holiday. We ask you to limit your luggage to one bag of up to 20 kg per person.

Equipment

Our pre-departure information pack has detailed advice on what to bring. Please be prepared by packing all necessary items, including rain gear, sunscreen, and appropriate cycling clothing, as the weather can vary greatly. If you have any questions, we would be happy to share our tips and advice.  Please limit your baggage to 1 bag per person of no more than 50 lbs / 20 kg. Your bag will be transported between your inns.

Travel Insurance

It is a requirement of booking this tour with Macs Adventure that you have suitable travel insurance that covers you for the activity and emergency evacuation and hospital care.

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Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive in Charlottetown and Overnight Day 2 Walk to Kinkora 8 miles / 13 km Day 3 Walk along Malpeque Bay 6 miles / 10 km Day 4 Walk the Homestead Trail 7 miles / 12 km Day 5 Walk to St. Peters 9 miles / 14 km Day 6 Walk to South Lake and Transfer to Charlottetown 7 miles / 12 km Day 7 Onward Travel

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