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Basin Head Provincial Park

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Address: Off Route 16, Souris, Prince Edward Island, Canada
Phone Number: (902) 652-8950
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Family Friendly Beach

This beach was ideal for a family. We went during the time of the year when many children in the USA were in school and Canada was about to start, hence, the beach was not... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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Newark, Ohio

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11 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

We took a coastal drive to Basin Head. We wanted to hear the singing sands. We walked the beach however we didn't hear any singing. Later into our week while talking with a local we were told that you have to walk up in the dry sand and kinda drag your feet. We walked the shoreline near the water. Still... More 

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Newark, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

This beach was ideal for a family. We went during the time of the year when many children in the USA were in school and Canada was about to start, hence, the beach was not crowded and those there were families. The beach and facilities were clean. You could wade into the water for quiet a ways and the water... More 

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New Brunswick, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Beautiful spot - we went because we wanted to see and experience the singing sand. It does squeak when you walk on it! Gorgeous fine white sand and a wonderful place for a beach walk as the crowds do thin as you go further. Good amenities, i.e. washrooms, change rooms, little shops and a couple of simple food places. We... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

We were told by many people to visit this beach if we had time. So glad we made it! Crystal clear water, clean bathrooms and change rooms, and a bridge to jump off into a channel that takes you out to the ocean. Our kids (and us) had a blast, and we can't wait to go back!!

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Cambridge, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015 NEW

There was a nice sandy bottom that all of us enjoyed, including our dogs. Although it was quite busy while we were there.

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Fredericton, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

A part of me hates to rate this Island treasure. I think it has been a secret adventure spot for Islanders, and now the 'tourists' will know. Best beach on the Island.

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Lindsay, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Kids had a blast jumping off the pier and letting the water bring them to the ocean or into the basin. We had a yummy ice cream treat and got to relax on the Sandyshore. Definitely a beach to visit in PEI

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Sarnia, Ontario
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

This is a lovely beach, beautiful white sand and very clean. Nice sand bar just off the beach. Water is beautiful, we found lots of shells and beach glass

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

It was fun jumping into the lazy river, and the beach is clean. Good for kids and adults alike. The chowder at the cafe was delicious as well.

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Kingston, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

This is rated as one of the best beaches in Canada and I would agree. Nothing is like a walk in the sand of a great beach. On the weekend we were there, it was busy. There was room for all with a fairly long walk by mid afternoon. Food service was busy most times.

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