Hunt for treasure with a local
Join our experienced Driver-Guide/Treasure Hunter on a day at a PEI beach to find loot along the shore.
Highlights include: guided tour of PEI and a visit to an undisclosed Island beach.
Tour duration: 4 Hours
Join one of our local Driver-Guides as you depart for an undisclosed beach on PEI to hunt for local treasure! During the drive to your beach you will be given an overview of PEI as well as fun facts and interesting stories.
In order to preserve our secret treasure hunting grounds we will not disclose the location of the beach until you meet the tour that day. What we can tell you is it will be either on the north or south shore depending on the tides and the weather. Your highly experienced treasure hunter will give you tips on where to look for the best loot like rare seaglass types and well preserved shells. He or she will also provide information on the types of shells you find as well as our aquaculture industry and the efforts to preserve our oceans in Atlantic Canada. While we can’t guarantee what you’ll find, we can guarantee that you’ll have lots of fun looking!
You’re welcome to keep your treasures as a souvenir. Enjoy more onboard commentary as you travel back to Charlottetown with many happy memories of your Great Sea Glass & Seashells Hunt. This tour is perfect for a family or a group looking to spend some quality time on our amazing Island beaches.
Don’t forget, this tour can be customized to your liking. Just let us know when you book the tour and we will be happy to work with you to create your perfect itinerary!
Private 6 passenger van
Tourism Certified Professional Driver-Guide
Site visits as outlined in the itinerary
Cost: $280 + tax*: $322 CAD Total
Deposit of only $28 required to secure booking.
Full payment required 14 days prior to the tour.
*Our provincial and federal tax is a combined Harmonized Sales Tax that is 15%. Learn more about this tax HERE.
While our private touring vans seat 6, it can become very snug should all participants be adults. Please consider this prior to making your booking to ensure the most comfortable and enjoyable tour possible. For adults, we often suggest no more than 5 passengers, with 4 being the ideal group size.
Terms and Conditions
- We require 7 days cancellation notice prior to your tour departing. You will be refunded the full amount less a 10% administration cost if canceled prior to 7 days before departure. Cancellation less than 7 days, including “no shows” will not be refundable.
- Exceptions are provided for cruise ship passengers when their cruise ship cancels its visit to the Port of Charlottetown. In this circumstance, they will receive a full refund.
- Minimum age of 5 years
- Anyone with mobility issues may find this tour challenging. Many beaches on PEI are not accessible by wheelchairs and include steep stairs or uneven walkways. Please consider this when booking your tour.
- The Port of Charlottetown (Cruise Ship Passengers)
- The Great George Hotel
- The Hotel on Pownal
Trip Advisor Reviews
Of all the trips we took on our cruise through the maritime provinces, our tour of PEI was the best. The reason was that we were fortunate to be assigned to Jack DesRouches. As other reviewers have said he is a wealth of information and...More
After planning a cruise to Canada which included PEI where my mother's father was born I began to do research into where exactly the family was from but no tours seemed to cover these areas and I was not comfortable driving for fear of getting...More
Our recent private tour of Prince Edward Island with Don of Target Tours Atlantic proved to be the highlight of our 10 ports on a recent NCL cruise. Don was so knowledgeable and accommodating, showing us all the highlights of the island and lingering willingly...More
Our guide for the day was Peter. Peter greeted us clearly and conveniently as we came through the cruise terminal. Not only that, he brought us all delicious muffins and bottles of water which set the tone of the day perfectly. He drove a very...More
Peter covered everything possible in his 5 hour trip around PEI, he was so informative and had a wonderful way with his guests. The van was spotless and very comfortable. A fabulous day, thank you!
We had an amazing time! Frank was a wonderful tour guide, and it was nice to be in a van with just my family, instead of on a big tour bus with other cruise passengers. Frank, our diver/guide, was knowledgeable and very friendly, and was...More
We were staying in Charlotte Town and looked for a tour of PEI. One of our group contacted Target Tours and they set us up with Duncan as our driver guide. We spent the afternoon with Duncan driving to a local winery for a tour...More
My sisters, mother, and I took a week to drive up the East coast this summer with PEI as our main destination. We saw a lot along the way in New England and had a lot of driving to do, so we only had a...More
After unsuccessfully trying to get to this delightful island twice in the past, the third time was the charm! Target Tours, and our guide Kevin, were the proverbial icing on the cake. Kevin, a retired RCMP officer, met us at the pier where he met...More
Kevin from Target Tours Atlantic provided a wonderful day of exploring Prince Edward Island. We loved the flexibility of a very affordable private tour (Island's Finest) but relied on Kevin's expertise to take us to see all that PEI has to offer. Very professional, very...More
This tour was excellent! Duncan was exceedingly knowledgeable about Prince Edward Island and Lucy Maud Montgomery. He was flexible regarding accommodating our interests, and showed us slices of local life that we likely would have never seen otherwise. Duncan was integral in providing a lovely...More
My wife and I travel a lot, all 7 Continents, and we have visited 60+ countries, many of them multiple times. We have retained numerous Tour Guides, and we haven’t found one better than Target Tours and Jack DesRoches. He is very knowledgeable, thoroughly organized,...More
We booked three private tours for our week on Prince Edward Island starting with the "Amazing PEI 7-hour tour by Jack DesRoches. Delightful, detailed explanations to all our questions and we found the folks here friendly and eager to talk with us. Trees were starting...More
Charlottetown was such a surprise visit for me. I hadn’t researched the area as much as I should have so was delighted by the variety of sights shown to us by our driver of Target Tours. From the Ann of Green Gables House to the...More
We booked a private tour for 4 adults- South Shore Charlottetown. The four hour tour was very reasonably priced and our tour guide- Don Cudmore was great. We never felt rushed, had ampe photo ops, spots visited were not crowded. We thoroughly enjoyed our all...More
We had a great trip around the island and saw all the necessary sights. Our driver was very informative, friendly, and professional. This was exactly what we wanted from a tour of the island.
My wife, I and another couple booked a Private tour of Prince Edward Island from Target Tours Atlantic for a day during our recent cruise visit. From my first contact with Bryanna at Target Tours Atlantic, she went out of her way to book us...More
Spent 5 hours with Duncan Conrad on a tour of a small part of PE. What a beautiful day. Duncan is extremely knowledgeable and as a long time resident knows the people. He was flexible throughout the day and offered options for us to stop...More
Don Cudmore of Target Tours Atlantic was an excellent and knowledgeable guide as he drove us around in his small van all over the island. He had high end muffins and water for us to snack on, and even had "Ann" wigs for our stop...More
My husband and I enjoyed the tour. Our driver and tour guide was very knowledgeable and informative. We got to see a lot of the countryside and history. It was a very enjoyable day!
We enjoyed the 5 hour tour with Don. The van was very comfortable and his personal insights of a native added to our adventure. The countryside is very beautiful and peaceful. We visited the ocean sand dunes and the Green Gables site along with a...More
My wife and I and two of our friends arrived on a cruise ship. Our friends had booked a private tour through Target Tours. Our tour guide was DuncanConrad and he was wonderfully knowledgeable about the area. We felt like he loved telling us about...More
We would like to begin by expressing our gratitude toward our amazing guide, Jack. We booked an all day tour tour to explore PEI and we can definitely say that it did not disappoint. Jack picked us up promptly in his clean, well marked van...More
We were on a cruise from Boston to Montréal, and booked the eastern lighthouse tour with Frank during our day on PEI. The booking process was easy, and the folks from Target emailed well ahead to set the schedule and pickup. Frank was a great...More
We arrived by ship and had pre-arranged our tour with Target Tours. Kevin was our guide for the day and was fantastic. We had booked a small group tour however as it turned out my daughter and I were the only guests that day. We...More
Our party of five enjoyed the Amazing PEI experience with Jack ad our guide. It was fantastic!Jack knew everyone and everything. Five stars! Book the tour and ask for Jack!
Me and my husband visited PEI last week. As we want to make a new life in the island we wanted to look for some details, that's why we decided to take private tour. I found Target Tours on Tripadvisor, made a reservation the previous...More
My mother and I went on this tour in August 2018. Jack, our guide, tailored the tour in accordance with our preferences (we weren't interested in wineries, which the original itinerary suggested; only in lighthouses and scenic spots). Jack was a very kind and knowledgeable...More
Just finished a 5 hour island tour with Frank McCloskey as our guide. The three of us, my husband, father and myself had an amazing time. Frank was knowledgeable and accommodating. He made sure we had a good time and provided interesting facts about island...More
We had wonderful days on PEI. We appreciate Peter, our tour guide for everything what he had done for us. Peter was very kind, reliable, professional guide. We are not good at English, but it was very easy to understand thanks to his plain explanation....More