Tour Length: 4 hours (Monday to Thursday only)
1-24 people: (24 passenger bus)
Back in 1803, Thomas Douglas, the 5th Earl of Selkirk used his inheritance to assist displaced highland farmers from Scotland’s Isle of Skye to immigrate to Belfast, Prince Edward Island. Their descendants are living a vibrant rural life today over two hundred years after their forefathers.Belfast, as you will see, has stunning coastlines and breathtaking landscapes and a magical beauty comparable to anywhere in the world.
St. John’s Presbyterian Church, PEI’s oldest church, built in 1824 by the Lord Selkirk settlers. A significant cultural resource valued for its neoclassical architectural style designed by Sir Christopher Wren and built by Robert Jones. It’s still an active perish today.
Jacks Heritage Road, a narrow, winding trail where time stands still. This rustic passage is a gentle reminder of simpler times from years gone by.
Pinette, a small fishing village where we will learn about clam digging, oyster harvesting and lobster fishing . You can often see the local fishers bringing in their haul of the tasty crustaceans. (in season)
Point Prim Lighthouse (National Historic Site) Prince Edward Island’s magnificently beautiful oldest lighthouse. Built in 1845, it towers 60 feet above sea level, with a glorious view of Northumberland Strait and Hillsborough Bay. The lighthouse boasts historic displays, a gift shop, guided tours and a picnic area.
Other sights to keep an eye open for:
- Polly Monument
- Pinette Park
- Polly Cemetery (ancient Acadian Cemetery 1750-1758)
- Kro in the Skye Gift Shop
- Secluded Beaches
- Sea Glass hunting
- Hannah’s Bottle Village
- The Bouy Tree
- The Croft House
- Lord Selkirk Park
- …and many more
PLEASE NOTE: Extra time will be required to explore any of these additional stops, ask us how. Available for private group tour bookings only.