ATTENTION: Our tours have been adjusted to accommodate the PEI Government’s Covid-19 Public Health Measures.

As a result some of our experience are not going to be available this season. Remaining experiences have been updated to reflect the changes.

Beachcomber’s Clam Boil

Duration: 2.5 hours

Location: Cardigan / Points East Coastal Drive



2-9 adults



10+ adults



Age 3-12



2 and under

Add Lobster


1.25 lb lobster

This experience takes place from June-October.

Times vary based on high tides. See the booking calendar for start times.

Booking insurance available. Please see our terms and conditions link in the footer of the website for our refund policy.

Peace of mind in uncertain times!

We guarantee a refund of your ticket or conversion to E-certificate if you have to cancel your booking up to 3 days prior to the experience.

Stroll along a private beach and learn the best ways to dig, comb and collect your evening meal of fresh clams.

  • Spend some time with local fisherman Jim Conohan combing his private beach for fresh oysters and quahogs.
  • Learn how to spot the tell-tale holes where the clams are hiding and dig until you find enough for what we call a "feed."
  • Enjoy your shellfish meal in Jim's house with views of the beautiful Boughton river.
  • Learn all about Jim's life at sea as a lobster and tuna fisherman.
  • Children's meal available if they don't like shellfish.
  • Take part in one of our most popular experiences!

Bookings need to be made 24 hours in advance of the desired date in order to guarantee a spot.

A minimum of 2 people must book in order for this experience to take place.

This experience runs rain or shine. We will only cancel if the weather is dangerous.

Only participants with tickets are allowed on the property.

We are not responsible for the safety of your children. Please ensure they are supervised.

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.



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 int hat area.

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Have questions? Here's the most frequently asked.

Is there parking available?

Parking is available at each tour’s starting location. After your 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.

What do we do in case of bad weather?

The tours are held rain, shine, or snow. We advise to check the weather conditions for your days event and dress appropriately. In the event of inclement weather, we will contact you to discuss options.

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"If you come to PEI, YOU MUST do this experience. We loved Jim and feel we gained a new friend."

John B. - Trip Advisor Review

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