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$318.77 Cultural & Theme Tours

Anne of Green Gables Adventure Private Tour

Driving through the picturesque Island countryside you will view rolling farmlands, coastal views and villages coming to life as author Lucy Maude described them in her novels. Your local Driver-Guide will bring the scenery alive with history, facts, and stories about the areas as you pass by and visit. You will enjoy your first stop of the day at Silver Bush, and the Anne of Green Gables Museum owned by the descendants of Lucy Maude, the Campbell family who are her cousins. The homestead was built in 1872 by her Uncle John and Aunt Annie Campbell. It is also the setting for her novel “Anne’s Lake of Shining Waters.” The house still belongs to L.M Montgomery’s family, the Campbell’s, and you will immediately see why she called it the “wonder castle of my childhood.” You will have the opportunity to explore the homestead, the beautiful flower gardens, and enjoy views of the Lake of Shining Waters.   On our way to the next stop, we will make a photo stop at French River, one of the most photographed places on the Island.  You will also make a photo stop at Montgomery’s birthplace in New London which has been preserved as a historic site.  No Anne Adventure would be complete without a visit to the charming Green Gables House, National historic site, the old farm site that inspired the first Anne of Green Gables novel. Located in Cavendish, the area that was the inspiration for the village of Avonlea in many of Lucy Maud’s novels. You will be able to enjoy the well-kept gardens as well as tour the main farmhouse, barns, outbuildings and extensive grounds. Admission to the Green Gable sites are not included but can be prearranged by request at time of booking. On your return to Charlottetown, a trip through the national park and the fishing village of North Rustico will complete your day.  Don’t forget, this tour can be customized to your liking. Just let us know when you book the tour and we will be happy to work with you to create your perfect itinerary!

$95 Outdoor Activities

Sunset Lobster Dinner Sailing Cruise

Haul on a halyard, bask in the sun and watch the scenic coast slip by on our three-hour Sunset Lobster Dinner Sailing Cruise. This cruise includes your choice of either a 1 1/4 lb. lobster, grilled chicken, or a vegetarian entrée, clam chowder, cole slaw, dinner rolls and dessert. Beverages include coffee, tea, hot cocoa, lemonade and water. Feel free to BYOB.  Please advise us of your choice of meal when you book or contact us at info@mysticwhaler.com. Our sail plan depends on the wind and tide-- we'll follow the best sailing conditions in the waters of Fishers Island Sound and Long Island Sound. Depending on conditions, we may sail past New London Ledge Lighthouse, Historic Fort Trumbull and Fort Griswold, the historic waterfronts of New London and Groton, Avery Point Light, Fishers Island, and/or New London Harbor Light. In great conditions, we may have views of Race Rock Light as well.  The Mystic Whaler docks at historic City Pier, 35 Water Street, New London, CT behind the train station. We do not send/mail/ship tickets. We will have your name on our boarding list, please just check in at the boat 15 minutes before your scheduled sail time.  Mystic Whaler cruises offers tall ship sailing adventures on a classic 110' schooner. Originally built in 1967, the schooner carries 3,000 square feet of sail and meets all Coast Guard standards for safety. Our crew of professionals is always at hand to enhance your experience whether you want to participate in raising sail, learn navigation, discover the history of nearby lighthouses, or take a turn at the helm.

$60 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Connecticut Coast Sunset Cruise

Celebrate summer with a sunset and a schooner. What more could you ask for? We'll serve assorted hors d’oeuvres and non-alcoholic drinks. Feel free to BYOB. Our sail plan depends on the wind and tide-- we'll follow the best sailing conditions in the waters of Fishers Island Sound and Long Island Sound. Depending on conditions, we may sail past New London Ledge Lighthouse, Historic Fort Trumbull and Fort Griswold, the historic waterfronts of New London and Groton, Avery Point Light, Fishers Island, and/or New London Harbor Light. In great conditions, we may have views of Race Rock Light as well. The Mystic Whaler docks at historic City Pier, 35 Water Street, New London, CT behind the train station. We do not send/mail/ship tickets. We will have your name on our boarding list, please just check in at the boat 15 minutes before your scheduled sail time. Originally built in 1967, the 110-foot Mystic Whaler carries 3,000 square feet of sail and meets all Coast Guard standards for safety. Our sailing plan depends on the winds and the tides in order to give you the very best sailing experience. Passengers may have the opportunity to haul on a halyard, see several lighthouses, and take in the sights of the Connecticut coast.

$74 Outdoor Activities

Sailing Luncheon Cruise

Enjoy Long Island Sound by water with lunch on this three-hour family friendly sailing cruise. The cruise includes grilled chicken or vegetarian entrée, clam chowder, fresh bread, 3 side salads, and dessert. Beverages include coffee, tea, hot cocoa, lemonade, and water. Feel free to BYOB.  Please advise your choice of meal when you book or contact us at info@mysticwhaler.com. It may not be possible to accommodate meal changes once your cruise is underway.Our sail plan depends on the wind and tide-- we'll follow the best sailing conditions in the waters of Fishers Island Sound and Long Island Sound. Depending on conditions, we may sail past New London Ledge Lighthouse, Historic Fort Trumbull and Fort Griswold, the historic waterfronts of New London and Groton, Avery Point Light, Fishers Island, and/or New London Harbor Light. In great conditions, we may have views of Race Rock Light as well. The Mystic Whaler docks at historic City Pier, 35 Water Street, New London, CT behind the train station. We do not send/mail/ship tickets. We will have your name on our boarding list, please just check in at the boat 15 minutes before your scheduled sail time.  Mystic Whaler cruises offers tall ship sailing adventures on a classic 110' schooner. Originally built in 1967, the schooner carries 3,000 square feet of sail and meets all Coast Guard standards for safety. Our crew of professionals is always at hand to enhance your experience whether you want to participate in raising sail, learn navigation, discover the history of nearby lighthouses, or take a turn at the helm.

$79 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Sunday Brunch Cruise

Help raise sail then help yourself to brunch! Enjoy Long Island Sound by water with lunch on this three-hour family friendly sailing cruise. The menu changes according to seasonal availability. An example menu may include: fresh salads, smoked salmon with cream cheese and capers, quiches, fresh baked rolls, and New York style cheesecake. Beverages include coffee, tea, hot cocoa, lemonade, and water. Feel free to BYOB. Our sail plan depends on the wind and tide-- we'll follow the best sailing conditions in the waters of Fishers Island Sound and Long Island Sound. Depending on conditions, we may sail past New London Ledge Lighthouse, Historic Fort Trumbull and Fort Griswold, the historic waterfronts of New London and Groton, Avery Point Light, Fishers Island, and/or New London Harbor Light. In great conditions, we may have views of Race Rock Light as well.  The Mystic Whaler docks at historic City Pier, 35 Water Street, New London, CT behind the train station. We do not send/mail/ship tickets. We will have your name on our boarding list, please just check in at the boat 15 minutes before your scheduled sail time.  Originally built in 1967, the 110-foot Mystic Whaler carries 3,000 square feet of sail and meets all Coast Guard standards for safety.