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

Miles to walk in the sand and salt water and breathe the sea air - easy to stay too long - so good for the soul

Thank dick263
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I have long heard about this wonderful place and finally got to see it first hand. From the many quaint farms, to the red sandstone cliffs, to the crashing surf, each kilometer brought yet another memorable vista to photograph, to experience, to enjoy. Stop and...More

Thank Paul W
Reviewed 2 days ago

Whether walking the beaches, board walks or sitting in the Adarondick chairs and watching the waves reach the shoreline, Cavendish Beach will stay in your memory forever. There are a few good size parking lots, outlooks and beach accesses.

Thank Terry S
Reviewed 5 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 5 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 6 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 1 week 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
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Rhonda M
12 July 2018|
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Response from Cantal | Reviewed this property |
Just the national park fee
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
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!