Cavendish Beach

Cavendish Beach - Marco Polo Land, PEIFronting the Gulf of St. Lawrence, this broad natural sand beach stretches for 8 kilometres from the entrance to New London Bay in the west, to the red sandstone cliffs at Cavendish East in the east. The entire beach is located in the Prince Edward Island National Park.

Cavendish Beach is one of Prince Edward Island’s finest white sand beaches. Cavendish beach is within walking distance from Marco Polo Land. fee for the national park are

ENTRY no fee for the 2017 season in all national parks 


Cavendish Beach - PEI National Park
Cavendish Beach – PEI National Park   |  Cavendish
Miles of sand dunes, barrier islands, sandstone cliffs, wetlands, and forests. The beaches of Cavendish and the Dune Shores are part of Prince Edward Island National Park. The Park offers walking trails and fascinating interpretive programs on beach ecology, geology, evolution, wildlife, and archaeology. The road through the park leads you to a choice of many access points to the beach which offer a safe place to park and walkways to the water, with supervised beach and swimming area.
Cabot Beach - Provincial Park
Cabot Beach – Provincial Park   |  Malpeque
Barrier Free Non-smoking Beach within 200 metres Pets Permitted Open Off-Season Bilingual service - Limited Cyclists Welcome
Cabot Beach is the largest park in western PEI. The park is free to access. This beautiful park has a large day-use area with playground equipment, an activity centre with children’s programs and a naturalist on staff who provides guided nature walks. There is also supervised swimming on scenic Malpeque Bay. Nearby attractions include the Kensington Railyards and Welcome Centre, Malpeque Bay Sea Kayak Tours, and The Keir Memorial Museum.
Parks Canada
Parks Canada   |  Cavendish
Discover the stunning beauty of the Island’s North Shore as you relax, swim and play on the seven supervised beaches in PEI National Park, including Cavendish, Brackley and Stanhope. Explore scenic trails and bike along the spectacular Gulfshore Way. Enjoy fascinating learning activities and immerse yourself in Island culture through music and stories at evening campfire programs. Enjoy camping only steps from the beach at one of our two fully-serviced campgrounds in Cavendish and Stanhope. Visit Green Gables Heritage Place and walk in the footsteps of one of Canada’s most celebrated authors. Experience exquisite gardens, the original house and farmyard, walking trails, family fun and games, gift shop and more! For dates, rates, hours and more information, visit