Tours

Confederation Players Walking Tours. Costumed guides from the Confederation Players troupe lead history-themed walks in July and August as part of the Charlottetown Festival. English-language tours depart Founders' Hall at 11 and 3, Monday to Saturday. A ghostly evening version is also available at 8, Tuesday to Saturday. Tours last 60 to 90 minutes. Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. 800/565–0278; www.charlottetownfestival.com. C$15.

Harbour Hippo. Tour the sights by land and sea in an amphibious vehicle, departing from in front of the Confederation Centre of the Arts. The tours run daily June through September. If you'd rather stay on dry land, the Hippopotabus, an open-top double-decker, offers an hour-long tour. Lower Prince St. Wharf, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. 902/628–8687; www.harbourhippo.com. C$26.

Peake's Wharf Boat Tours. Departing from Peake's Wharf, this company operates assorted cruises aboard a 45-foot vessel, including 70-minute-long sunset cruises from June to September and 2½-hour seal-watching trips in July and August. 1 Great George St., Peake's Wharf, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, C1A 1G4. 902/566–4458; www.peakeswharfboattours.com. Sunset cruise C$30, seal-watching C$44.

Prince Edward Tours. The City Highlights double-decker bus tour lasts about 75 minutes and departs from Founders Hall daily at 10, 11:30, and 1. Local guides provide an entertaining and informative commentary. Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. 902/566–5466; 877/286–6532; princeedwardtours.com. C$19.

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