Best Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing in Prince Edward Island

This list represents the most popular flatwater kayaking & canoeing in Prince Edward Island. Use this list to plan your next Prince Edward Island flatwater kayaking & canoeing trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

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#1. Hunter River (Clyde River)


Do not be confused by the two names given to the same river. I was confounded for quite a while until I understood that there was an official and unofficial name for this waterway, which points to the…
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#2. Bonshaw River


The Bonshaw River offers many hours of memorable paddling, depending on how far you decide to explore. The area is highly touted for its fly-fishing opportunities. Because the river is heavily woode…
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#3. North Rustico Harbour


North Rustico Harbour is an excellent point from which to launch for paddling in Rustico Bay or along the north shore. The bay is sheltered by Robinsons Island, which is part of Prince Edward Island N…
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#4. Prince Edward Island National Park


As you venture out into Rustico Harbour, keep an eye out for fast-moving fishing boats that must stay within the channel or otherwise go aground. Stay to the side of the channel and paddle out into th…
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#5. New London Bay and the Cavendish Dunes of the North Shore


You will paddle parallel to the north shore of the barrier beach sand dunes, which are spectacular. They appear as camel humps or dinosaur fins on the horizon. The shore contains the best sandy beache…
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#6. Stanley Bridge North


I once sailed my canoe from the Morris Bridge, down the Stanley River, under Stanley Bridge, and across New London Bay to the south side of the barrier beach known as the Cavendish Dunes. The sailing…
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#7. Covehead Bay Sand Flats and Brackley Bay


Directly in front of the ramp is a series of sandbars sculpted by narrow channels. During low tide the water is very shallow, but you can still paddle among the sand flats within the channels, which c…
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#8. Conway Narrows


The Narrows is a long, protected body of water that is ideal for either canoe or kayak. The northern barrier beach blocks the wind from the Gulf of St. Lawrence, so even if there is a breeze, the surf…
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#9. Oyster Cove & Indian River Pond


This guide contains information on paddling Oyster Cove & Indian River Pond. Oyster Cove: Here you will see a sheltered bay marked by the red signs that signify the area is licensed to individual oyst…
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#10. Big Pond


Big Pond is a gem of a paddling experience. It all begins by pushing off from a smooth sandy bottom and heading west (left) onto the pond. Deep green marsh grass lines the banks with a backdrop of pin…
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#11. Saint Peters Lake


St. Peters Lake offers a multitude of paddling pleasures. A few cottages are located on the northwestern shore of St. Peters Lake, but otherwise there is no sign of human habitation. Ducks feed and re…
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#12. Bell’s Pond (Campbell’s Pond)


An in-land extension of Hunter River is Bell’s, sometimes called Campbell’s, Pond. The first time we paddled the pond, we launched next to the salmon ladder at the easternmost bank of the pond.The lau…
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North Rustico, PE - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing
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#13. Tracadie Bay


Tracadie Bay offers plenty of delightful paddling. In addition, there are some rather extraordinary features that may lure you even more than the water. For some reason, photographing from the wharf a…
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#14. Grand River


Paddling south under the bridge on the Grand River, stay on the right side for deeper water. The Grand is a delightful, slow-moving river with uninhabited banks. The water is very clean, but it takes…
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#15. Morell River


As far as we are concerned, the Morell should be a Canadian Heritage River. It was probably named for Jean-Francois Morel, a French settler in the early 1700s, who was married near its mouth in 1739.T…
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Saint Peters, PE - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing
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#16. Victoria Harbour and the Westmoreland River


The paddling in the harbor and along the coast, heading west to Wrights Point or east to Cameron Point beyond Victoria Provincial Park, provides scenic open-water opportunities. The Westmoreland River…
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Victoria, PE - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing
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#17. Founds River & Granville Creek


This guide contains information on paddling Founds River & Granville Creek. Founds River: Founds River extends westward for approximately 1.5 miles. On the northern side, it is dotted with summer cott…
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North Rustico, PE - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing
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#18. Henry’s Pond


As soon as you open your car’s door, you will hear the roar of pond water as it breaks over the fish ladder and dam. Two sentinel benches face the pond, whose banks are lined with lush cattails. Ducks…
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North Rustico, PE - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing
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#19. French River


French River, a snug harbor off New London Bay, is one of the most picturesque on the North Shore and rightfully deserves being one of the most photographed locations on PEI. The fishing sheds are pai…
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Kensington, PE - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing
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#20. Seacow Head


Seacow Head Lighthouse sits on a high cliff overlooking the Northumberland Strait. The red-sand cliffs frame the white lighthouse, offering superb photographic opportunities. The water can be placid,…
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Bedeque, PE - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing
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