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Had a great morning

Took the grandchildren to the park ages 8,10 and 12. They had a wonderful time. Went to the water... read more

Reviewed September 12, 2018
Saint John, Canada
A superb family day; we hit every item

Our family had a terrific day at Shining Waters, and we found the entrance fee to be of excellent... read more

Reviewed August 30, 2018
Rick D
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Explore over 30 acres of family fun including Buccaneer Bay, Storybook Land and the Discovery Woods. Take the plunge down one of our four large waterslides or splash around in the Turtle Cove children's splashpad. Whirl around on the Buccaneer Bay...more
8885 Cavendish Rd, Cavendish, Prince Edward Island C0B 1M0, Canada
+1 902-963-3939
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed March 10, 2008

We took our annual trip to PEI last summer and decided to check out the new theme park that opened after Rainbow Valley closed. Brian and I both grew up going to Rainbow Valley every summer as did our own kids so I was skeptical...More

7  Thank JennyMacNB
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Reviewed July 4, 2011

We went to the Island with our two children (4 & 7) as well as my parents (in their 70's) As a part of our trip to the Cavendish area we decided we would take our kids to the Shining Waters Family Fun Park. Upon...More

8  Thank Dan S
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Reviewed September 12, 2018

Took the grandchildren to the park ages 8,10 and 12. They had a wonderful time. Went to the water slides just after opening as they get very busy with lineups as the the day goes on. Lots for kids to do while at the park.

Thank harrisb1
Reviewed September 11, 2018

Unlike any other fun park we have ever been to, Shining Waters feels like a family operated place. They could very easily gouge you for every penny but you never feel like you have been taken; definitely not opportunistic. There are so many activities for...More

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Reviewed September 7, 2018

Such a pretty water park, lots of fun for kids. a must place to go in Cavendish, just make sure to pack water bottles and a lunch becasue food is a bit pricy. Only down side is the waiting time for tubes for water slide...More

Thank CandiceColin
Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

Nice place for kids,, but not for teens!! My 15 year old Just wanted to leave,, my 13 wanted to stay!!! Place is clean,,, but it’s for younger kids!!! There are things still here that remind you of Rainbow Valley!!waterslides were fun,, but really the...More

Thank TammyLynn12
Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

Our family had a terrific day at Shining Waters, and we found the entrance fee to be of excellent value. I’m glad there is a wide array of attractions, as just one area would not have been enough to hold the interest of many children....More

Thank Rick D
Reviewed August 27, 2018

We've done this park twice. The first time the kids were younger and enjoyed it. This time after two hours the teenagers were ready to leave. Like most waterparks the waits for the slides were long. I think there is a lot for smaller children...More

Thank Tanya B
Reviewed August 22, 2018

We thought we'd take the kids here for a fun day. Well, after about 3hrs the kids were ready to go. Huge lineups for the limited amount of slides, and nothing really got the kids blood pumping on anything else. Probably wouldn't recommend unless you...More

1  Thank SBurke3
Reviewed August 21, 2018

It doesn't look like much from the road but it is a great park. It is well laid out, with a wide assortment of activities for all ages. The lines really weren't bad for anything, even the water slides moved well.More

Thank Richy_Bobby
Jessica C, Director of Sales at Shining Waters Family Fun Park, responded to this reviewResponded August 24, 2018

Thank you for the great review! The park was laid out to be like exploring a magical land, with some paths leading to hidden gems, some leading to surprises in the woods. We encourage people to get out and explore! I'm happy to hear you...More

Reviewed August 16, 2018

We bought a week’s pass for the parks in the area and this was the best one. The lineups for the water slides were long but were worth it. There is food and lots of lawn chairs by the pool. We did have to remind...More

Thank CISM
Reviewed August 16, 2018

Overall, we had a good day at Shining Waters. There were 5 of us altogether, with kids aged 13 and 16. My main concerns are the lack of shade both for the patrons and employees. The employees should have some kind of umbrella/ shade hut...More

Thank Charla S
Jessica C, Director of Sales at Shining Waters Family Fun Park, responded to this reviewResponded August 17, 2018

Thank you for your feedback. I'm glad to hear you enjoyed your day, especially the roller coaster. It is a fun ride for all ages! As for the shade on site, our employees are encouraged to wear hats, we provide large water bottles for them...More

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August 5, 2018|
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Response from JessicaC9048 | Property representative |
Shining Waters is spread out over 30 acres, so if you have young children that would use a stroller or a wagon, feel free to bring it along!
Carol E
July 18, 2015|
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Response from Adam H | Property representative |
Carol, We are located quite centrally in Cavendish and there are many high quality accommodations within walking distance to the park. Many even offer packages that include admission to the parks. You can view a list of... More