ALONG THE EDGE EXPERIENCES
Mussel & Lobster Shore Boil
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Mussel & Lobster
Meet a local fisherman and enjoy a traditional lobster and mussel dinner on his private property.
- Roll up your sleeves and help fisherman Jim Conohan of Along the Edge Experiences clean a mussel sock.
- Learn all about our incredible mussel industry and how the Island became the largest producer in North America.
- See how a lobster trap works and learn about Jim’s life as a lobster fisherman.
- Enjoy a traditional lobster supper with mussels, 1.25 lb lobster, potato salad, roll and sweet treat. Water and/or juice included.
Mussel & Lobster Shore Boil
Duration: 2.5 hours
Location: Points East Coastal Drive
ages 3 - 12
2x Island Sausages
1.25 lb lobster
Minimum: 2 Maximum: 12
Available June - October.
Monday - Wednesday - Thursday - Friday and Saturday:
12PM and 5PM
Sunday start time is 5:00pm.
HST is applied at checkout
Have questions? Here’s the most frequently asked.
Is there parking available?
Parking is available. After you purchase tickets, you’ll receive emails with meeting points and parking options in the area.
Are children allowed?
Yes, the majority of our tours are kid-friendly. We encourage children to join most of our tours and reduced pricing may be offered in some cases. We can substitute non-alcoholic beverages on food tours that stop at breweries.
What if I have dietary restrictions or allergies?
Please be sure and let us know if you (or anyone in your group) has a dietary restriction (e.g. vegetarian, diabetic, allergy, etc.) when you purchase your tickets. As long as we know in advance, we can try and accommodate your needs.
Do I need to purchase tickets in advance?
Yes, advance ticket purchase is required. Events typically sell out quickly. To maximize your chances of getting the date, time, and number of tickets you prefer, please book well in advance.
Do you plan corporate, or private events?
We absolutely do! We can accommodate a variety of special requests (family reunions, Birthday parties, out of town guests, corporate, conventions, festivals, parades, grand openings and more).
Still have questions? Visit our FAQ page to submit your own
When you arrive Park close to the house. Jim or Gen will come out to greet you.
Don’t forget to dress for the weather It’s always good to plan ahead. Check it out for the day of your tour.
Jim’s property is pretty rustic so we recommend you wear comfortable clothing you don’t mind getting a little dirty. A hat is always recommended.
Bug spray or long sleeve shirts and pants are recommended for the evening tours as it tends to get pretty buggy that time of day.
Booking requests must be made a minimum of 72 hours in advance of the desired date.
The mussel sock cleaning and meal is accessible.
This tour runs rain or shine. We will only cancel if the weather is dangerous.
Only participants with tickets are allowed on the property. Leftover food can’t be taken home.
We are not responsible for the safety of your children. Please ensure your child is supervised.
There is parking available on site. Please note the road to Jim’s house is a dirt road.
The location is best found if you search 106 Dockendorff Lane, Cardigan. However, the road is now called Campbell’s Country Lane.
On a map find Route 4 & 311 intersection at Primrose, near Cardigan. On 311 pass big church. Watch for Experience PEI sign on left. We encourage you to take a screenshot of the map as reception is hit or miss in that area.
WHAT TO EXPECT
Activities with “Along The Edge Experiences” include making a juniper coaster to take home (brown and the “original jostr or “original juniper coaster”) as well as mussel, oyster and lobster boils with salad, rolls tea or coffee plus dessert. There are other food options available for people who would like to take part in the adventure but do not like or cannot eat shellfish.