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Charlottetown, PE


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Information for Cruise Passengers

Info For Cruise Passengers

Step off your ship and into your front-row experience of Prince Edward Island.

One-of-a-kind adventures. Mouthwatering seafood. World-class theatre. A sassy red-headed heroine. Stirring stories from the pages of history. Local artisan shopping.

All this and more are yours to experience during your time on PEI. Our port is located in the heart of Charlottetown’s historic waterfront, making it easy to discover the Island on your own terms.  

First impressions are everything, so we go all out to make sure you’re taken care of and wowed from the moment you arrive. From our easy-to-use digital kiosks and walking maps to our welcoming seaport vendors, local food and shopping at Founders’ Food Hall & Market, vibrant waterfront, and carefully-curated shore excursions, you’ll feel like a VIP…because you are!

Our Digital Walking Map Makes it Easy to Explore Charlottetown on Foot

Our easy-to-use digital kiosks and walking maps make it a breeze to explore Charlottetown by foot. Start exploring now with our interactive map and pin your must-visit shops, restaurants, historic sites, and spaces. And when you arrive in Port, use the digital kiosks in our terminal to plan your walk about our city. 

Discover Charlottetown From the Front Row

Our capital city strikes the perfect balance between charming and bold. History, arts, culture, food & drink, water adventures, local shopping, and gorgeous green spaces abound in our vibrant downtown core. And you’ll be right in the heart of it all when you step off your ship and into your front row experience of Charlottetown.

For more inspiration and to plan your day in the capital, visit Discover Charlottetown.

Founders Food Hall & Market

Located just a two-minute walk from Port Charlottetown, Founders’ Food Hall & Market is a hot spot for foodies and those that love local.  Steeped in history and brimming with hip vibes, this one-of-a-kind urban market is globally-inspired and locally-infused.

Soak up the essence of Prince Edward Island in this light-filled gathering space, where a curated selection of culinary talents and local artisans are ready to inspire you. For more information, visit Founders’ Food Hall & Market

A Boatload of Things You Can Do

Whether you want to explore by Charlottetown by foot or take a self-guided tour beyond the city, our port is located in the heart of Charlottetown and PEI, making it easy to discover the Island on your own terms.

Check out our Things to Do section for inspiration on how to immerse yourself in authentic Island experiences during your visit!

Shore Excursions

Lighthouse chasing. Falcon fun. Everything Anne. Local shopping. Beach time. Whatever your style of adventure, you’ll find a shore excursion that suits you to a tee here on Prince Edward Island.


Have questions? We have answers! Check out our FAQs section for answers to questions commonly asked by our cruise visitors.