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Basin Head Provincial Park

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Lovely Place to Visit

On a trip to PEI just after Labour Day, we drove out to Basin Head Provincial Park on the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Stittsville, Ontario
Worth a Visit

We were recommended to visit this place and glad we did.....it is a provincial park so if you're... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Campbellford, Canada
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  • 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 3 days ago

On a trip to PEI just after Labour Day, we drove out to Basin Head Provincial Park on the recommendation of the owner of our cottage. It was a bit of a drive from the Brackley Beach area, but a pleasant one, and we are...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We were recommended to visit this place and glad we did.....it is a provincial park so if you're here before Labour Day it will cost you. The area is not that big but certainly a very beautiful spot to swim, enjoy the beach and take...More

Thank someday0713
Reviewed 5 days ago

Nice little museum, read all the info on lobstering, etc. Historic stuff on the big gales and lost ships. Beach very beautiful with some cliff backdrops. Can get very crowded in high season but we were there in September, perfect.

Thank Kenneth O
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

All the shops were closed but it was a terrific experience . Drag your toes in the sand and it does sing. We all found some glass and enjoyed the beautiful view

Thank Larry H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visited at end of August. Very nice facilities and beach walk. Unique wharf and current float as described in previous reviews. Warmer waters here than in Cavendish. Crowded on sunny afternoon - but ample parking and space to enjoy!

Thank solotouristDallas_Tx
Reviewed 1 week ago

So happy we decided to begin our stay in PEI with 5 days in Souris, because now we know why Basin Head Beach is consistently rated the best beach in Canada. The sand is gorgeous, the dunes beautiful, and the beach goes on seemingly forever....More

Thank heartofaskeptic
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were doing a tour of Eastern Kings beaches and Basin Head has always been one of my favorite memories with friends, and relatives. It was a beautiful beach day, with many, many people. I did enjoy being there but it was really too crowded....More

Thank ArtLover14Ever
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Jump the canal!!!!! kids had a blast. Many lifegaurds and it is busy! when you jump the canal the current just pushes you up and along such a popular destination with good facilities. Watch your own kids even though there are alot of life gaurds...More

Thank Jackie H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with family. Nice beach. Recommend you go to the large beach as it has way less stones/pebbles. Quite busy. Good changing facilities and good number of life guards.

Thank Henry H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Such a long stretch of beach. Decent parking, accessible beach, nice facilities but mostly a gorgeous beach with pale sand that sings under your feet. If you walk a little you can find a nice spot with almost nobody! The water wasn't too cold either....More

Thank 2guyswithMomAndDad
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Jackie H
August 6, 2018|
Response from Eastcoast2 | Reviewed this property |
There is no entrance fee. Parking is free also.
Colleen M
January 29, 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.