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Cavendish Cliffs

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A definite must-see if you are visiting PEI

These cliffs are not to be missed if you are visiting the Cavendish area of PEI as they are... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Breathtaking views for miles. We had no issue with parking and the photos are fabulous. Easy to get... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Cavendish, Prince Edward Island, Canada
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Reviewed 17 February 2018

For me, the most distinguishing feature of Prince Edward Island National Park has got to be the famous red sandstone cliffs. As you drive along the 40+ kilometer coastal road they are by far the most eye-catching geological feature – the various shades of red...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

These cliffs are not to be missed if you are visiting the Cavendish area of PEI as they are absolutely breathtaking!.....and we watched the most incredible and colourful sunset from these cliffs on 2 different days. There is at least one trail from the large...More

Thank ChitchatCanada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Breathtaking views for miles. We had no issue with parking and the photos are fabulous. Easy to get to as well.

Thank SBishop18
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

Came to P.E.I. for the fall colors but seeing this park and beach was an added bonus. Striking views and lively red sand and cliffs.

Thank John-Cypress-Tx
Reviewed 3 October 2018

What a spectacular view! We could have stayed for hours. The site is very user friendly. You can drive very near, or park and enjoy the scenery to the site.

Thank Lois L
Reviewed 29 September 2018

Awe struck,fascinated with the color of the rock and sand...the outline and natural layout of the cliffs

Thank barbara p
Reviewed 23 September 2018

Beautiful view of the beach and the ocean but not much different than looking at the cliffs from the beach just below.....

Thank huggybear21
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

One if the prettiest spots to get out of your car and enjoy the view if these red sandstone cliffs. It is lovely to drive along this northern coastline and stop to enjoy the beach and sand dunes as well.

Thank biarritz99
Reviewed 21 September 2018

This was a gem we just happened upon. The drive on the Gulf Shore Highway is beautiful. Be sure and get out along the way or you won't truly see the beauty of the cliffs. The patterns in the red soil are amazing. We even...More

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Reviewed 19 September 2018

Very nice to see the red cliffs, the reddish sand and stones everywhere. The cliffs are beautiful, and the roads leading to them are also gorgeous with protected sand dunes rolling hills into the distance the trek encapsulates the essence of P.E.I. We will return...

Thank Jean-Paul N
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Short driving route along Cavendish cliffs. Several beautiful vista points with places to park and explore/take photos. Route begins just behind Cavendish Visitors’ Center and ends in North Rustico. Route can be done in car or by bicycle (saw bike rentals in Cavendish - and...More

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21 September 2018|
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Response from MamaofTwins2013 | Reviewed this property |
You can't have dogs on the beach but I don't see why they couldn't be everywhere else
24 August 2018|
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Response from robnsue09 | Reviewed this property |
30 to 40 min drive
Rita G
5 August 2018|
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Response from ontario566 | Reviewed this property |
Margaret is correct - you can take either entrance. There are a couple of look out points along the way which are worth stopping at quickly to see the view. The Cliffs that you can walk down to the beach are named ‘Orby’