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.

  • #1 Hunter River (Clyde River)

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    North Rustico, PE

    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 ...
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    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 ...

  • #2 Bonshaw River

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    Clyde River, PE

    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 ...
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    The Bonshaw River offers many hours of memorable paddling, depending on how far you decide to explore. The area is highly ...

  • #3 North Rustico Harbour

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    North Rustico, PE

    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 ...
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    North Rustico Harbour is an excellent point from which to launch for paddling in Rustico Bay or along the north shore. The ...

  • #4 Prince Edward Island National Park

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    North Rustico, PE

    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 ...
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    As you venture out into Rustico Harbour, keep an eye out for fast-moving fishing boats that must stay within the channel ...

  • #5 New London Bay and the Cavendish Dunes of the North Shore

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    Kensington, PE

    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 ...
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    You will paddle parallel to the north shore of the barrier beach sand dunes, which are spectacular. They appear as camel ...

  • #6 Stanley Bridge North

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    North Rustico, PE

    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 ...
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    I once sailed my canoe from the Morris Bridge, down the Stanley River, under Stanley Bridge, and across New London Bay to ...

  • #7 Covehead Bay Sand Flats and Brackley Bay

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    Union Road, PE

    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, ...
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    Directly in front of the ramp is a series of sandbars sculpted by narrow channels. During low tide the water is very shallow, ...

  • #8 Conway Narrows

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    Lennox Island, PE

    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, ...
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    The Narrows is a long, protected body of water that is ideal for either canoe or kayak. The northern barrier beach blocks ...

  • #9 Oyster Cove & Indian River Pond

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    Kensington, PE

    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 ...
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    This guide contains information on paddling Oyster Cove & Indian River Pond. Oyster Cove: Here you will see a sheltered bay ...

  • #10 Big Pond

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    Souris, PE

    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 ...
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    Big Pond is a gem of a paddling experience. It all begins by pushing off from a smooth sandy bottom and heading west (left) ...

  • #11 Bell’s Pond (Campbell’s Pond)

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    North Rustico, PE

    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 ...
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    An in-land extension of Hunter River is Bell’s, sometimes called Campbell’s, Pond. The first time we paddled the pond, we ...

  • #12 Saint Peters Lake

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    Saint Peters, PE

    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 ...
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    St. Peters Lake offers a multitude of paddling pleasures. A few cottages are located on the northwestern shore of St. Peters ...

  • #13 Morell River

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    Saint Peters, PE

    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 ...
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    As far as we are concerned, the Morell should be a Canadian Heritage River. It was probably named for Jean-Francois Morel, ...

  • #14 Tracadie Bay

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    Mount Stewart, PE

    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 ...
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    Tracadie Bay offers plenty of delightful paddling. In addition, there are some rather extraordinary features that may lure ...

  • #15 Grand River

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    Wellington, PE

    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 ...
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    Paddling south under the bridge on the Grand River, stay on the right side for deeper water. The Grand is a delightful, slow-moving ...

  • #16 Victoria Harbour and the Westmoreland River

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    Victoria, PE

    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 ...
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    The paddling in the harbor and along the coast, heading west to Wrights Point or east to Cameron Point beyond Victoria Provincial ...

  • #17 Founds River & Granville Creek

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    North Rustico, PE

    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 ...
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    This guide contains information on paddling Founds River & Granville Creek. Founds River: Founds River extends westward for ...

  • #18 Henry’s Pond

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    North Rustico, PE

    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. ...
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    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 ...

  • #19 Dunk River

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    Bedeque, PE

    The Dunk River is a significant watershed in the south-central part of the Island. The river was named by Samuel Holland in 1765 for his friend George Montagu Dunk, Earl of Halifax. Holland did ...
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    The Dunk River is a significant watershed in the south-central part of the Island. The river was named by Samuel Holland ...

  • #20 French River

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    Kensington, PE

    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 ...
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    French River, a snug harbor off New London Bay, is one of the most picturesque on the North Shore and rightfully deserves ...