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Points East Coastal Drive

Cultural experiences and activities are abundant in eastern PEI.

The eastern end of the Island offers its own brand of “Down East” culture and experiences that include theatre, Ceilidhs, artisans, museums, six lighthouses open to the public, and 50 beaches. Here, you can also explore the history of the Island’s vanished railway, fish for giant Bluefin tuna or learn how to dig bar clams or tong for oysters. Visit Souris, Georgetown, Montague and St. Peters. Experience artisans and craftpersons at work in beautiful coastal towns. If you plan to take the ferry from Nova Scotia to PEI, the Points East Coastal Drive is where you’ll arrive.

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Basin Head Fisheries Museum

One of seven PEI Museum sites, Basin Head Fisheries Museum overlooks the Northumberland Strait and the magnificent white "Singing Sands" beach. The story of PEI's inshore fishery is told with displays, exhibits, and dioramas.