Island Walk by Bike Packages

PEI’s gaining a reputation as the walking & cycling capital of Canada, with designated recreational trail infrastructure growing every year. All of MacQueen’s Island Walk bicycle tour packages are customizable, and can be shortened to cover fewer Island Walk sections, or with less frequent luggage transfers if preferred. If keeping costs down and lowering your carbon footprint is a priority, we have options for rental packages with panniers as an alternative to prepaid luggage transfers. You can stay in a lighthouse, a former church or convent, a yurt, a train caboose or try glamping at an actual dock. Not to mention an array of comfortable, historic and authentic inns and B&Bs hosted by some of PEI’s best hospitality professionals.

We recommend planning time for a test ride in Charlottetown before embarking on your Island Walk by bicycle adventure. Using the designated Island Walk routes, we offer 2 different tip-to-tip trips including shuttle from/to Charlottetown at the beginning/end. Four other journeys begin & end in Charlottetown and most include the option for daily luggage transfers. A couple of properties we’ve chosen have 2-night minimum stays, so we’ve designed loops out of those properties where you can explore the local surroundings and settle in a little more. We’ve chosen accommodation partners who either provide, can arrange for, or are in close proximity to evening meals.

Our team of local resident cyclists takes care of booking the highest quality rental equipment with an emergency repair kit, tried & true accommodations, expert route planning with a curated list of some of our favorite local options for dining and activities, plotting downloadable routes for your trip, transferring your luggage between inns and providing a list of local bicycle repair service providers at the ready should you require mechanical assistance during your journey. We take care of the details so you just enjoy the ride. Travel at your pace with confidence in MacQueen’s.

Your final itinerary will include links to some of our favorite local culinary highlights, activities, cultural venues and more, allowing you to customize your Island Walk bike adventure to your own particular tastes and interests. Suggestions include (but are hardly limited to) local wineries, distilleries, craft breweries, dairy bars, seafood shacks, clam digs/bakes, river cruises, or lobster boils aboard a fishing boat accompanied by the lilting tunes of a fiddling captain and his family, and some of the finest dining and local fare available on our fair isle.

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Island Walk by Bike Packages
CAD $/person, includes HST
Inquire for custom itinerary planning services, rates for groups/families. Trips can be tailored to your travel period and budget. 
With luggage transfers Without luggage transfers
(rates include panniers)
$ individual tour departures Double
Occupancy
Single
Occupancy
2 Singles Double
Occupancy
Single
Occupancy
2 Singles
Tip to Tip South (6n/7d) $2,210 $3,965 $2,840 $1,865 $3,225 $2,485 Request Quote
Tip to Tip North (7n/8d) $2,620 $4,750 $3,405 $2,215 $3,860 $3,085 Request Quote
Eastern Loop (8n/9d) $2,815 $4,845 $3,520 $1,950 $3,265 $2,610 Request Quote
Central & Western Loop (10n/11d) $3,000 $ 5,325 $ 3,930 $ 2,240 $ 3,835 $ 3,385 Request Quote
Central & Eastern Loop (13n/14d) $4,080 $ 7,335 $ 5,435 $ 2,920 $ 5,115 $ 4,275 Request Quote
The Merry-Go-Round Loop (17n/18d) $4,865 $ 8,825 $ 6,490 $ 3,445 $ 6,100 $ 5,070 Request Quote

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Includes:

-Deluxe hybrid bicycle with rear carrier, helmet or trunk bag, water bottle cage & bottle, helmet, lock, basic repair kit
-Route plotting. Routes available in advance with private access for you to download &/ print detailed routes & maps.
Requires sign-up for a free plotaroute.com account. View sample route with public access.
Don’t have a Garmin? Have a look at the BikeGPX app for Android & Apple devices.
-Contacts for paid roadside assistance and/or bicycle repair services in PEI
-Prepaid accommodations (most with breakfast, details in itineraries), selected for proximity to evening meals
-Tip-to-tip trips include shuttle from/to Charlottetown at beginning/end of journey
-Optional luggage transfer services (mostly daily, see itineraries for details)
-Suggestions for meals & entertainment

More Info

#1 Tip for cyclists: PEI’s prevailing winds are southwesterly.
For information on independent touring services including routes, accommodations, meals and more we invite you to peruse these links:
Island Walk Map
Confederation Trail Info
Tourism PEI

Families

Child trailers, youth bicycles, tandems and trail-a-bikes are available for family touring.