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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 over "50 Phenomenal Beaches". Here, you can also explore the history of the Island’s vanished railway, bike the Confederation Trail, fish for giant Bluefin tuna or learn how to dig bar clams or tong for oysters. Experience artisans and craftspersons 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. Download our free mobile app.

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Cape Bear Lighthouse and Marconi Station

Built in 1881, Cape Bear Lighthouse, which has been moved twice because of erosion, is located in Eastern PEI just 25 kilometres from the Wood Islands Ferry. The lighthouse received the first distress signal in Canada from the sinking Titanic. Visitors can view panoramic vistas and marine life, and exhibits about the Titanic, the lighthouse keepers and the history of the Cape Bear area. Visit the gift shop and enjoy a picnic lunch on site.
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