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Large beach located in the northern part of the island, popular with walkers, sunbathers and swimmers.
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Graham's Lane, Cavendish, Prince Edward Island, Canada
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+1 902-672-6350
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Love the red sand, the dunes and the boardwalk. Great lookout spot at the beginning of the boardwalk and another one if you follow the boardwalk to a trail... 2km easy wal one way.

Thank OntarioTravellers2
Reviewed 3 days ago

The beach at Cavendish is in the provincial park but we were there in mid September and there was no admittance fee. The beach is really amazing, just to walk in the extremely fine sand is quite the experience as you tend to sink down...More

Thank someday0713
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visited in late August. Made for a nice beach walk. There is an adjacent boardwalk/dunes area accessible from the beach’s parking lot. This boardwalk/dunes area is not as extensive as the Greenwich boardwalk/dunes - but would be easier to tackle with kids or mobility challenges....More

Thank solotouristDallas_Tx
Reviewed 6 days ago

this beach looks like you are on another planet... red sandy rocks and crashing waves- it was stunning

Thank Jenn_Steinle
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great beach, beautiful views of red stone cliffs. Great walk. Washroom, change rooms, ample parking. Boardwalk for walking or cycling. Marked trails. Many interpretive stations with ecological information. Well worth the trip.

Thank John R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such a beautiful beach . I could stay here all day every day . The whole park it quite beautiful makes me want to stay in PEI forever

Thank Charlenewr
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped to take some pictures and my sister to put her feet in the ocean and walk in the sand. Beautiful beach not busy this time of year

Thank Oilsandsgal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful beach. Great for families - shallow and lots of sandbars. Lots of beach to explore and beautiful dunes to view .

Thank Andy H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Water was a bit cool, but the sun and sand made up for it. Sadly we couldn't swim due to the rip tide, but wading at the shore was refreshing.

Thank Cherlyn O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed the views, the sand and the water on a recent visit in August. Beach is flat enough for sports and wide enough to accommodate a number of groups. A must see!

Thank Wevyl42
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Rhonda M
12 July 2018|
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Response from Cantal | Reviewed this property |
Just the national park fee
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CassCurr
7 October 2017|
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Response from andreaainnovascotia | Reviewed this property |
cavendish is basically a "summer town" the beach should still be accessible as it's a national park ( dont forget your park pass) Some larger restaurants may still be opened. i was in pei for labor day weekend, and most... More
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Bryan X
9 May 2016|
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Response from CavendishBeachPEI |
Yes! There are different options for kayak rentals close to Cavendish. Check out Outside Expeditions, Inn At The Pier or By The Sea Kayaking. For clam digging, check out Experience PEI for clam digging tours!
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