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Tourism PEI

Cavendish Beach National Park

Location: Green Gables Shore

Supervised Beach: Yes

Cavendish Beach, with its signature views of rugged, red sandstone cliffs, is world-renowned for its connection to author L.M. Montgomery and her novel ‘Anne of Green Gables’. Spend a memorable day swimming, building sand castles and soaking up some vitamin D. Return as the sun sets for a stroll along the water’s edge. You’ll daydream about your Cavendish Beach days long after the sand between your toes has washed away.

At the main beach entrance, there is safe and designated parking, accessible washrooms, beach wheelchairs and mobility mats.

An entrance fee applies at PEI National Park locations.

Cavendish Beach

National Park Beach Safety

Lifeguards are on duty at PEI National Park locations between July and Labour Day. They aim to post surf conditions each day by 11 am.

Cavendish Campground, PEI National Park

Cavendish Campground offers a variety of accommodations to suit every camping style in a stunning oceanfront environment. If you prefer to keep it simple, try camping in a tent on one of our unserviced sites.

Discover Green Gables Shore

Located on the Gulf Shore Parkway off Route 6, Cavendish Beach is part of Green Gables Shore and is one of seven supervised beaches in the PEI National Park.

What to Do in Green Gables Shore

Fin Take Away

Takeout seafood and turf options - crispy fish 'n chips, chowder, chicken, Wharf-Dolf salad, etc.

Dates of Operation: August 15, 2021 - September 6, 2021

Stanley's Fresh Seafood

Lobster rolls, fish ‘n chips, scallops, chicken tenders, hand-cut PEI fries at Stanley Bridge wharf...

Dates of Operation: August 12, 2021 - September 26, 2021

The Ship's Company Pub & Galley

Fully licensed, family-friendly dining establishment located in the heart of Cavendish.

Dates of Operation: June 10, 2021 - October 15, 2021