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Basin Head Provincial Park

Off Route 16, Souris, Prince Edward Island, Canada
(902) 652-8950
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Ranked #2 of 13 attractions in Souris
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: State Parks
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Dearborn, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

The beach is great. Supervised (life guards), snack bar, ice cream stand, gift shop, changing rooms. Very clean area

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Burlington, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

We drove an hour and a half from Charlottetown to Basin Head and it was well worth it. We've been to some of the nicest beaches in the Caribbean, and this rivals many. Its clean with soft pinky sand that shooshes and whistles a little as you walk. The water is cold and clean but there is a fair bit... More

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Haddonfield, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

We drove from Charlottetown to Basin Head today and the drive was easy and pretty. There is plenty of parking, the beach is fabulous, and there are plenty of amenities for the casual beach goer. The beach is extremely clean; no trash or other detritus. It is well staffed with lifeguards and the waters are calm which makes for great... More

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Asia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

The best beach I've visited in many years. Beautiful, powdery, clean sand, very decent Take Out Food & an interesting Fisheries Museum. An excellent days outing.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We drove 1.5 hr to get to the beach but it was worth it. The beautiful white sandy beach it great for the kids. there are more quit areas and some more rough. The water were cold for the adults but the kids enjoyed splashing and jumping in the water. It's also very helpful with kids (6-16) to have a... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We drove from Cavendish to visit this beach. It is very beautiful and clean but the water was super cold and we preferred the red sand beach in cavendish.

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Weymouth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Very outgoing beach with lots of attractions. Fishery museum, craft stores, and take-out food items near the parking lot. While at the beach there are areas to jump off the pier into the current below, beautiful beach to suntan and clean ocean to swim in!

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Cannington, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

We loved this beach. Stayed all day. Lots of fun. Would go back. Beach is awesome and eating area nice and cool snack bar

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Souris, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Basin Head Provincial Park is the place to visit in Eastern Kings. There are so many things to do here. You can visit a fishing museum, shop at the gift shop, eat lunch and spend the day on the beautiful "Singing Sands" beach. Basin Head Provincial Park is a wonderful place for all family members.

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Souris, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Basin Head was named Best Beach in Canada. Famous for its singing sands. It squeaks when you walk on it. Popular with the young people. Jumping off the bridge into the "run" and going with the current to the sand bar. If you prefer quiet, just walk up the beach. There are 12 miles of white sandy beach, Absolutely beautiful.

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