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Take a ride on the Island Solar Pedal Bus throughout downtown Charlottetown to visit some of PEI's best pubs and most scenic/historic venues!
The FIRST pedal bus tour in Atlantic Canada, Ride Solar's unique tour offers up to 18 passengers an opportunity to pedal your way to various pubs, restaurants, and unique sight-seeing/historic locations in the birthplace of Canada.
This four wheeled "bike" is powered by up to 12 people pedaling (minimum of 8 required to move the bike) with additional seating for a total of 18 passengers.
All instrumentation, TV, lights, sound system, & refrigerator are powered by 1kW of solar panels on the roof.
Our pedal bus is SAFE. It is CE approved, legal to be driven on the roads, moves at slow speeds, has a grab bar to hold, and every seat has a seatbelt for safety. Passengers may also choose to wear helmets supplied by Ride Solar at no extra cost. The bar (table) height is also adjustable to suit the best height for the passengers.
Green, clean, fun, & safe - just like PEI!
3 HR "TASTE & TRAVEL" TOUR
11AM | 1:30PM | 4PM DAILY MAY - OCT
INDIVIDUAL SEATS FOR $59/ADULT
($49/CHILD & SENIOR)
THE PEDAL BUS IS YOURS FOR $962
(Save $100 based on 18 people)
(MINIMUM OF 8 PEOPLE/TRIP)
Our "Taste & Travel Tour" combines a bit of everything for everybody: Upscale, lowbrow, food & drinks, energetic, historic, & technological all in one tour!
1) We begin at The Charlottetown Marina where you will have a tour of North America's largest solar boat, the Isola Solaretto, the world's first solar-powered dinner cruise and tour boat.
2) From here, we will hop on the Pedal Bus and travel to the Gahan House, the original PEI Brewing Company, for handcrafted ale or full-bodied wine tasting and delicious food pairings.
3) We will go back on the Pedal Bus for a quick trip to The Confederation Center of the Arts for a tour of a replica of historic Province House where the birth of Canada took place. The replica also boasts historic vignettes from the Confederation Players and a guided interpretation of the exhibit, which includes original artifacts from the Confederation Chamber during peak season.
4) Afterwards, we will pedal our way to beautiful Victoria Park for a scenic trip along the waterfront around the park and then to 5) Hopyard for our second food and drink pairing.
Then we will complete our tour by heading back to the Charlottetown Marina.
*We provide complimentary, ice cold non-alcoholic beverages & optional helmets.
A portion of all proceeds donated to the QEH Foundation to support the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Charlottetown
3 HR "BUILD YOUR OWN" TOUR
$599 FOR 3 HOURS
(Only $33/person if you have 18 people.
Minimum of 8 people/trip & you purchase your own food & drinks)
The Solar Pedal Bus is yours (company driver included) for up to 18 passengers to visit any of the following pubs/venues in downtown Charlottetown:
The Charlottetown Marina & The Isola Solaretto
Brickhouse Kitchen & Bar
Olde Dublin Pub
Confederation Center of the Arts
Merchant Man Pub
Craft Beer Corner
Pedal on your own timeframe and spend as much or as little time as you want at each location. Our experienced drivers can help you plan your tour to maximize your enjoyment and ensure that you make the most of your tour.
PERFECT FOR WEDDING PARTIES,
CORPORATE TEAM BUILDING
LUNCH & LEARN AND GROUP EVENTS!
Use our TV & onboard sound system to host a wedding, group, teambuilding, or lunch & learn event RIGHT ON THE PEDAL BUS!
Show Power Point Presentations, eat, drink, & be merry while peddling your way through beautiful downtown Charlottetown.
*We provide complimentary, ice cold non-alcoholic beverages, coffee, tea, and snacks on the pedal bus throughout the tour.
Need help planning your wedding party on the Island Solar Pedal Bus? Talk to one of our preferred wedding planners by clicking on the picture below:
Ride Solar is Canada's first solar-electric public transit system employing both land and water craft in an integrated network for the purpose of commute, sight-seeing, and fun. Providing a unique opportunity to see PEI from a different perspective in a way which has never been available to the public before, Ride Solar is clean, green, quiet, and fun - just like PEI!
If you are interested in starting a solar ride in your area - we can help! Please contact us.
If you already have a solar ride in your area - please contact us so we can list you on our web site!