About Prince Edward Island

Prince Edward Island Map

Prince Edward Island Map

 

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Prince Edward Island

This small island has been a favourite vacation destination for decades. Referred to as “The Gentle Island’, one will find an ambience that takes you back to simplier times, when the fast pace of today’s technology did not exist. You may be surprised to be content to simply enjoy the rolling landscape and endless ocean views as you dig your toes into the beaches that surround the island.

Prince Edward Island is situated off the coasts of Nova Scotia and New Brunswick and is easily accessed by vehicle in 2 ways:

Crossing the Confederation Bridge from Cape Jourimain, New Brunswick to Borden-Carleton along the mid-botton coastline of the Central Coastal DriveRed Sands Shore.

Or by vehicle ferry from Pictou, Nova Scotia to Wood Island, on the bottom east coast of the Points East Coastal Drive.

Prince Edward Island consists of four main areas:

RedSands

The Red Sands Shore, part of the Central Coastal Drive

 

GreenGables

The Green Gables Shore, also part of the Central Coastal Drive

 

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The North Cape Coastal Drive

 

PointsEast

The Points East Coastal Drive

 

The Confederation Bridge leads from New Brunswick to Gateway Village in Borden-Carleton

The Confederation Bridge leads from New Brunswick to Gateway Village in Borden-Carleton

 

 

 

The Confederation Bridge spans the Northumberland Strait from Cape Jourimain, New Brunswick to Borden-Carleton on the Red Sands Shore.

 

 

 

Take a leisurely sail on the vehicle ferry to start or end your PEI vacation

Take a leisurely sail on the vehicle ferry to start or end your PEI vacation

 

The vehicle ferry crosses from Pictou, Nova Scotia to Wood Island on the Points East Coastal Drive. Reservations are not required, but recommended to avoid disappointment.

Contact ferries.ca for the latest schedules and fares.

 

 

Places to Eat, Stay and Play