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Rusty Rover Tours

7 Partridge Lane, Stratford, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island C1B 1L6, Canada
+1 902-370-5045
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Off the Beaten Path is an Excellent Tour!

We went with Joan and Ron today on the Off the Beaten Path tour. It was just what I wanted. Much... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jay B
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Edmonton, Canada
PEI family tour

Irwin was a great tour guide, taking us to an adorable mini-mill! His van was so very comfortable... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Teresa M
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While Rusty Rover Tours is listed as #1 in Stratford, a suburb of Charlottetown, we are a leader in our field and serve the whole Charlottetown and Prince Edward Island region. Charlottetown is the cruise ship port for Prince Edward Island. If you are visiting the island, Rusty Rover Tours is your choice of tour operators for shore excursions. Rusty Rover Tours is owned by Islanders Irwin Judson, TCP and his wife Joan. We offer both preplanned and customized tours as well as step-on guide service for incoming groups. Our guides are mature, knowledgeable Islanders who can show you the best of Prince Edward Island's scenery and attractions. We use comfortable and luxurious seven minivan and a twelve passenger luxury van. If your group is larger than five who can fit into a minivan, then we offer our very comfortable 12 passenger van. We are the only tour operator in Prince Edward Island with this high-end type of van. Our tours are constantly complimented for their itinerary and the quality of their commentary. For a friendly, relaxed and flexible tour try Rusty Rover. Come, let us show you Our Island!
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7 Partridge Lane, Stratford, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island C1B 1L6, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went with Joan and Ron today on the Off the Beaten Path tour. It was just what I wanted. Much more of the local real world PEI than you might get on a more typical tour. Joan was lovely and knows this part of...More

Thank Jay B
Joan J, Director of Sales at Rusty Rover Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

It is always nice to hear positive comments on Rusty Rover's efforts to give a good tour off the beaten track where you don't run across large numbers of other visitors. We enjoyed our day with you! ~Joan

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Irwin was a great tour guide, taking us to an adorable mini-mill! His van was so very comfortable, fitting all 10 of us in (including a car seat!). We were running late from our morning tour and Irwin was completely flexible with our schedule. He...More

Thank Teresa M
Irwin J, Owner at Rusty Rover Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

HI Teresa, Thank you for a wonderful fun day of touring! We are glad you enjoyed the minimills. We are grateful as well for your compliment regarding the van. We like it very much for both its comfort and its safety. It surprises everyone who...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a wonderful experience with our guide and driver Irwin. His knowledge of his Island was second to none. Our bucket list Green Gables tour was comprehensive and he was so passionate with his explanations and stories. We saw much more of the Island...More

Thank debugwilliams
Irwin J, Owner at Rusty Rover Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the comments. I really enjoyed the time we spent together, and yes, you might be reasonably accurate that I didn't want to end our tour! ~Irwin

Reviewed 15 June 2017

Rusty Rover Tours took us (a couple) on a thoroughly enjoyable and comprehensive journey through all the features of Lucy Maud Montgomery's life including all the highlights of Anne of Green Gables. Irwin our host was most knowledgeable and it was clear that he had...More

Thank Peter H
Irwin J, Owner at Rusty Rover Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2017

Thank you for your kind words. Accompanying visitors to Prince Edward Island who are enjoying the experience is truly uplifting. Rusty Rover has developed a network of friends who are relatives of Lucy Maud Montgomery, or are otherwise involved in The Island's tourism industry. Thank...More

Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Had an incredible tour with Irwin! I was in Charlottetown for work and had a few hours before my flight and he was extremely accommodating and went beyond my expectations to ensure I was satisfied with sightseeing the island. Not only did he respond in...More

Thank Navree2
Irwin J, Owner at Rusty Rover Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2016

We are really pleased with this review. It is such a pleasure to show Our Island and to discuss our way of life with visitors who are truly interested - it ceases to be work. Nav and her co-traveler were so pleasant and easy going,...More

Reviewed 23 October 2016

Whilst on a port visit we had prearranged this tour company on the recommendation of a friend who had used these guys before. The guide took us all over the place and we saw the township of Charlottetown and the Anne of Green Gables sites...More

Thank Chris S
Irwin J, Owner at Rusty Rover Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2016

We are so pleased that your friend's recommendation worked out for you, and that we now have two satisfied clients. Thank you! And you are correct about pre-booking as we feel so bad when we can't fulfill all the requests we get. We already have...More

Reviewed 4 October 2016

We recently traveled to PEI and used Rusty Tours for some personalised travel and tours around the Island. Rusty Tours were a pleasure to deal with and tailored a tour to meet our requirements. Irwin and Joan's knowledge was amazing and gave us a real...More

Thank inspectorm2309
Irwin J, Owner at Rusty Rover Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2016

Thank you indeed for the positive review! Being Islanders it is way to become steeped in the Island culture. We think it is important to do some solid research to supplement 'the innate conventional understanding of things'. We have come to understand that 'The Island',...More

Reviewed 25 September 2016

Arranged this private tour based on TA reviews while on a cruise port visit. Joan and Irwin were wonderful to work with and they are happy to customize the tour for you. The Ship was almost 1 hour late letting people off due to immigration...More

Thank jpDills
Irwin J, Owner at Rusty Rover Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2016

Hi jpDills: We very much appreciate your review with your positive comments. Rusty Rover Tours depends greatly on word-of-mouth and Trip Advisor reviews. We are glad to hear that our efforts to customize the tour for you were well-received. It was our pleasure to do...More

Reviewed 20 September 2016

We were there on a cruise. Irwin is great guy. He took us around to all of the Anne of Green Gables attractions. Had a great lunch. He even showed us where he grew up.More

Thank Bd D
Irwin J, Owner at Rusty Rover Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2016

Thank you very much indeed for your kind words. We enjoy showing off our native province. It is a pride builder for us as we learn more ourselves about The Island. As the product of a rural community in the 1950-60s through a one room...More

Reviewed 19 September 2016

Irwin and Joan, with their knowledge and experience have done an excellent job of bringing our guests to our Oyster Lovers Experience here in Pinette, PEI. We highly recommend Rusty Rover Tours if you are visiting the island.More

Thank Jackie G
Irwin J, Owner at Rusty Rover Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2016

We consider it an honour to be chosen to bring guests to Oyster Lovers Experience in Pinette, Prince Edward Island. Rusty claims a bit of knowledge, understanding and love for the island's oyster industry. The hosts of Oyster Lovers Experience are tremendous oyster ambassadors. They...More

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