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Basin Head Provincial Park

Off Route 16, Souris, Prince Edward Island, Canada
+1 902-652-8950
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Kids can't even wear arm floaties!?

I couldn't believe my 5 year old son wasnt allowed to wear floaties. I understand all the boogie... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2017
Jamie C
via mobile
Red Cocoa Beach

Loved our visit to Basin Head this year. The beach is reminiscent of the amazing beaches in the... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2017
Surrey, Canada
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“singing sands” (50 reviews)
“change rooms” (28 reviews)
“beautiful beach” (37 reviews)
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Off Route 16, Souris, Prince Edward Island, Canada
+1 902-652-8950
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Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

I couldn't believe my 5 year old son wasnt allowed to wear floaties. I understand all the boogie boards and big floaties not being allowed. But he wanted to jump with his floaties on. I seen no big deal.

Thank Jamie C
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Loved our visit to Basin Head this year. The beach is reminiscent of the amazing beaches in the Caribbean but instead of white sand you get dramatic red sand. The drift down the mini river is cool and must be experienced if you visit PEI....More

Thank Islandboy420
Reviewed 31 August 2017

White Sand beach with ample parking and beautiful boardwalk. The water was wavy when we were there and many purplish jelly fish. Our youngest was stung and the lifeguard recommended to apply wet sand to the sting. It seemed to work, she didn't mention it...More

1  Thank 69cynthiab
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

The beach is beautiful. The sand is nice. Jumping from the bridge or just floating through canal was a ton of fun. Lifeguards present. There are changing rooms and places to eat if you want. Loved it.

Thank Greg E
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

The ocean always changes as so does the temperature, the colour of the water etc. What never changes is your appreciation of Basin Head. White sandy beaches without weeks, rocks or shells is beautiful to walk on. The wharf and bridge are hours of fun...More

Thank OttawaTwinsMama
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Not much I can say other then a must do! Great sand and love the bridge jumping Also went paddle boarding ..was a great experience and workout

Thank Cruesin
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Great for kids and families. The beach is a short walk from the parking area and is serviced with clean washrooms. There are food stands and benches up from the very crowded beach with lots of action and activity along the waterfront. This is a...More

Thank PoppyBirtch
Reviewed 18 August 2017

This is a really nice beach with plenty of amenities. I should say that the day we were there was quite busy. We prefer a quieter beach, but we really wanted to hear the singing sands. If you walk down the beach away from the...More

Thank mervv179
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

We loved our trip to Basin Head. There were several lifeguards on duty. The beach was gorgeous and clean. There was plenty of space. The little restaurant had plenty of options and we especially enjoyed the chicken fingers and fries. There was an inlet with...More

Thank Sarah I
Reviewed 16 August 2017

This is probably the most gorgeous beach I have ever seen (and I've 'been around'!). The water is clean and the sand is like baby powder - soft, fluffy and white. I couldn't hear the singing though! The area right around the bridge can get...More

2  Thank JWings
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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.
7 February 2016|
Response from duhh123 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are.