Silversea Luxury Cruises A Summerside, Prince Edward Island

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An Introduction to Silversea Cruises

The romance of the seas, small ship sizes and intimate atmosphere, Silversea has long been a leader in the ultra-luxury market. Travelling to both iconic and secluded ports, Silversea’s award-winning itineraries inspire wanderlust and exploration. With over 900 destinations, longer port stays and more late-night departures than ever before, even the savviest traveler will find something new. A butler for every suite, a complimentary in-suite bar stocked with your preferences, all-inclusive exquisite dining, award-winning onboard entertainment and an unparalleled space to guest ratio all contribute to the Silversea experience. Not forgetting our famed Italian hospitality, where new faces become old friends. Bienvenuti a bordo.

Excursiones en Summerside, Prince Edward Island

Panoramic Summerside

Discover the rustic beauty of Prince Edward Island during this scenic sightseeing excursion via coach.


Port Borden Range Front Lighthouse

Depart the pier for the scenic, approximately 30-minute drive along the southern shoreline of Prince Edward Island, Canada's smallest and greenest province. A exterior photo stop is made at the Port Borden Range Front Lighthouse. Built in 1917, it was used to guide ferries between Borden, PEI and Cape Tormentine, New Brunswick.


Confederation Bridge

From here, take in a spectacular panoramic view of the Confederation Bridge. Opened in 1997, this bridge links Prince Edward Island to mainland Canada and the province of New Brunswick. At approximately eight miles (about 12.8 kilometres) in length, the Confederation Bridge is the longest crossing over icy waters in the world.


Gateway Village

Next, re-board your coach and head to Gateway Village. Upon arrival, some free time is made available to shop for local souvenirs and handcrafted items. Following your visit, re-board your coach and commence the approximately 30-minute drive back to the pier. En route, take in splendid views of the rich red soil, acres of potato fields and lush green woods.


Please note: All walking on this tour is t the discretion of each guest. This tour involves a minimal to moderate amount of walking, at times over uneven surfaces and inclines, with a few steps to negotiate to get on/off the coach. This tour is suitable for guests with limited mobility and guests who utilise a wheelchair. Guests are advised to wear lightweight, comfortable clothing with flat, closed-toe walking shoes, and bring sun protection and a light jacket or sweater from the ship. Guests must be at least 12 years old to participate on this tour. Space on this tour is very limited; we suggest you book in advance to avoid disappointment.

Experience nature and technology in perfect harmony during this captivating, half-day excursion to the North Cape.


North Cape

Depart the pier for the scenic, approximately one-hour drive to the North Cape, located on the north-western tip of Prince Edward Island. En route, learn about the local history of the area, and take in splendid panoramic vistas of your surroundings.


North Cape Wind Energy Interpretive Centre

Upon arrival, proceed for an approximately 45-minute guided tour of the North Cape Wind Energy Interpretive Centre. This impressive venue offers countless opportunities for hands-on and visual learning about the importance of wind energy, and the means to harness this renewable resource.


Following your 45-minute guided tour, some free time is made to explore the Interpretive Centre at your leisure, marvel at the marine life in the onsite aquarium, and browse the lovely gift shop. At the conclusion of your visit, re-board the coach and commence the approximately one-hour drive back to the pier.


Please note: This tour involves an extensive amount of walking and standing for approximately two miles (about 3.2 kilometres), at times over paved and uneven surfaces, with a few steps to negotiate to get on/off the coach. Walking at the North Cape Wind Energy Interpretive Centre is at the discretion of each guest. This tour is not suitable for guests with limited mobility and guests who utilise a wheelchair. Guests are advised to wear lightweight, comfortable clothing with flat, closed-toe walking shoes, and bring sun protection and a light jacket or sweater from the ship. Space on this tour is very limited; we suggest you book in advance to avoid disappointment.

Celtic Arts Experience

Immerse yourself in Celtic culture during this unique excursion to the College of Piping & Celtic Performing Arts of Canada.


Depart the pier for the short drive to the College of Piping & Celtic Performing Arts of Canada. Upon arrival, you are greeted by a bag piper and escorted into the Main Hall of the college. Here, take in presentations on the history of the highland bagpipe, drums and highland dancing, coupled with performances of each. You may also opt to try your hand at these Celtic art disciplines with the instructors.


Next, take in a private mini-concert that brings all of these elements together. Afterward, some free time is made available to browse the college's gift shop, which offers Celtic music, books and gifts, Clan items, Highland wear, logoed clothing, and supplies for piping, drumming and dancing. Proceeds from items purchased here help support educational programming at the college. Following your visit, re-board your coach for the short drive back to the pier.


Please note: This tour involves a moderate amount of walking, with a few steps to negotiate to get on/off the coach, and four steps at the entrance to the college; an optional ramp is available. This tour is suitable for guests with limited mobility and guests who utilise a wheelchair. Guests are advised to wear lightweight, comfortable clothing with flat, closed-toe walking shoes, and bring sun protection and a light jacket or sweater from the ship. Guests must be at least 10 years old to participate on this tour. Space on this tour is very limited; we suggest you book in advance to avoid disappointment.

Anne of Green Gables & Island Lobster Ceilidh

Experience the splendid beauty and traditions of Prince Edward Island during this memorable, half-day sightseeing excursion.


Green Gables Heritage Place

Depart the pier for the scenic, approximately 45-minute drive to the Green Gables Heritage Place. This quaint, historic home inspired Anne of Green Gables, the book by renowned Canadian author Lucy Maud Montgomery. En route, drive along the north shore landscape, most famous for its red cliffs and sandy dunes. Upon arrival at the Green Gables Heritage Place, some free time is made available for independent exploration. During your visit, you may opt to take a stroll along either of two, approximately 0.6-mile (one-kilometre) walking trails.


PEI Preserve Company and Lobster Lunch

Next, re-board your coach and continue on to New Glasgow for a visit to the Prince Edward Island Preserve Company. Here, take in a true island tradition, the lobster 'ceilidh'. This venue combines a magnificent view of the River Clyde and impressive surrounding gardens with a traditional lobster lunch and foot-stomping musical entertainment. At the conclusion of your visit, re-board the coach and commence the approximately 30-minute drive back to the pier.


Please note: This tour involves a moderate amount of walking, at times over uneven surfaces and inclines, with a few steps to negotiate to get on/off the coach, and 12 steps to access the second floor of Green Gables Heritage Place. Walking at the sites visited is at the discretion of each guest. This tour is not suitable for guests with limited mobility and guests who utilise a wheelchair. Guests are advised to wear lightweight, comfortable clothing with flat, closed-toe walking shoes, and bring sun protection and a light jacket or sweater from the ship. Guests must be at least 12 years old to participate on this tour.

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