There are three convenient ways to arrive on Prince Edward Island. From New Brunswick, cross the dramatic Confederation Bridge, a journey which takes about 10 minutes and brings you to Borden-Carleton in the southwestern region of the province. Or make the journey from Nova Scotia with Northumberland Ferries, a crossing which operates May through mid-December. The mini-cruise takes about 75 minutes and docks in Wood Islands in the province's southeastern region. Or arrive by air at the Charlottetown Airport. Regardless of where you arrive, the size and crescent shape of the Island make it easy to begin your tour at one entry point and end at the other. And remember, you only pay a toll when you leave!
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Roam our colourful countryside, stroll along the many miles of beaches, golf at a top-rated course, participate in a kitchen ceilidh, browse through our many craft shops, enjoy our Authentic PEI Experiences, or simply laze in a hammock.
With so much to do on PEI, it only makes sense to arrive as fast as possible! And now with non-stop flights from five major hubs, it's easier than ever.
Arrive by Bridge; Leave by Ferry (or vice versa!) Whichever mode of travel you choose, you will notice that Prince Edward Island's crescent shape is perfect for a grand circuit tour.
Being surrounded by water is no deterrent to visiting the Island. Travel by train as far as Moncton, NB or Halifax, NS then travel by bus or rental car, or take a cruise and arrive by sea!
There are three convenient ways to arrive: by air, by car, or by ferry. The size and crescent shape of the Island make it easy to begin your tour at one entry point and end at the other.
Find maps for the island, beaches, golf courses, confederation trail, provinvial parks, scenic drives, information centres, and more!
The island is covered with a network of Visitor Information Centres and Island Welcome Centres where you'll always find friendly, knowledgeable Islanders ready to help point the way.
Prince Edward Island has countless bays and inlets for you to discover. Add soft, sandy beaches and magnificent cliffs and you have the recipe for perfect touring.
This section is full of things you need to know or might like to know about Prince Edward Island. You will find details about our weather, environment, beaches, food, health information and so on...