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Basin Head Provincial Park

Open Now: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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A family fun spot

I enjoyed a brief stop at this location. Beach area to explore. Life guards on duty. It was neat to... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2018
Haldimand, Canada
Memorable visit

We were told we had to take the kids to Basin Head, where everyone is "jumping off the bridge. So... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2018
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“great beach”(34 reviews)
“change rooms”(30 reviews)
“jump off”(15 reviews)
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Off Route 16, Souris, Prince Edward Island, Canada
+1 902-652-8950
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Reviewed 12 August 2018

I enjoyed a brief stop at this location. Beach area to explore. Life guards on duty. It was neat to watch the fast moving water from a river travel into the salt water.

Thank melaruig
Reviewed 12 August 2018

We were told we had to take the kids to Basin Head, where everyone is "jumping off the bridge. So we went, nice fishing museum here too, snack bars, changing rooms and bathrooms. The beach was quite busy but my family enjoyed the jumping and...More

Thank Sweetchic
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

My family and I go to Basin Head every time we are on the Island! It has everything you need from food and drinks to sandy beach, sandbars and of course, jumping off the platforms. The current is strong but the life guards are attentive...More

Thank Jenn B
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Great beach - go to the left of the wharf to find the sandbar and a nicer beach. Busy, but still plenty of room for everyone. The water was cool but definitely not cold. We all jumped off the wharf, but there is a strong...More

2  Thank ontario566
Reviewed 2 August 2018

The day we went was sunny and hot with barely a trace of wind. The parking lot and the nearest stretch of beach was packed. For those physically challenged the beach would be a bit of a struggle to get to. That being said there...More

Thank BCbikeGuy
Reviewed 2 August 2018

Beautiful beach, but be warned it is very busy and the water is loaded with jellyfish. I loved the community feel to the beach. There was a big parking lot, places to eat or grab an ice cream, little gift type shop and a museum...More

Thank artzegrrl6
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

Visited the beach during our points east coastal drive and loved this spot! Lovely landscape, soft sand and warm water. Highlight for the kids is a river connected to the beach, that allows you to float to the ocean (under current that will pull you...More

Thank nkcanada
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

I went there with my family my wife and 15 years old boy and my daughter 10 years old...every one of have good time ..water was safe and warm...longe beach very good for swimming or walking..my kids love to jump from the bridge..we loved the...More

Thank Khaled A
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Nice sand..Lots to see and do. Place to get food. Nice bathrooms. Lifeguards on site. Not accessible for wheels chairs.

Thank babagnonsh27
Reviewed 29 July 2018

Of several beaches we tried on the island, this is the most pristine. It was sparsely populated, even on a hot summer day. Just small family groups. Not very noisy. Beautiful beach to walk on for miles. Just a few shells, a little seaweed and...More

1  Thank BoHoMamma59
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Jackie H
7 August 2018|
Response from Eastcoast2 | Reviewed this property |
There is no entrance fee. Parking is free also.
Colleen M
30 January 2017|
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Response from NINmistress | Reviewed this property |
No, I do not believe so. There is an area to change, a cafe and washrooms on site.