Charlottetown, PEI Kids Attractions on

Here are the most popular children-oriented attractions in the Charlottetown area and around PEI. Of course, you should consider the age, interests, and energy level of your child to determine the most appropriate places to visit...but here are our recommendations.

Sandspit Amusements in Cavendish

Radical Jack's Treats 'N Tracks
(Pooles Corner). 2321 Georgetown Rd., junction of rtes. 3 and 4.
(902) 838-3025; off-season (902) 583-2608;
This family attraction features ice cream, mini golf, Island-made crafts and, for action and adventure, try the go-kart track with elevated/banked turns and the mini-monster trucks. Open June 20-Sept 5. June and Sept, Sun, 12 noon-8 pm. July and Aug, daily, weather permitting. Ride prices vary

Sandspit Amusements Ltd
Location: Route #6, Cavendish
(902) 963-2626;
Enjoy the Cyclone roller-coaster (Eastern Canada's largest), 8 major rides and mini-golf. First-class attractions include Can-Am racers, 60-ft. ferris wheel, carousel, bumper-boats, tilt-a-whirl, scrambler, train, bumper-cars, Rok' 'n' Roll, and seven children's attractions. Canteen and picnic facilities available. Can-Am racers sold separately. Ride restrictions apply.All-day bracelet packages or pay-as-you-go. No admission charge to grounds. Open mid-June through Labour Day.

Rainbow Valley in Cavendish Kensington Water Gardens
Hwy #2, Kensington
902-836-3336 Office: 902-836-4356
The WATER GARDENS feature several unique attractions including an acre of waterfalls, fountains, streams and pools, a children's area, an aerial tree-walk and such famous large-scale structures as the Eiffel Tower and Mad King Ludwig's Newschwanstein Castlem, King Arthur's Camelot for children, the delightfully executed medieval streets and the whimsical Tipsy-Turvey Gallery. Admission: Adult $6.00; Seniors $5.50; Children (6-12) $3.00, taxes included. Preschoolers FREE. Open mid June to early October.

Rainbow Valley
Location: Route #6, Cavendish
Phone: 902-963-2221
40 acre attraction with fun for the whole family. Something new each year.
5 waterslides, new splash pad, New play port, 3 boating lakes with 6 different types of boats, Stage shows and group dining.

Ripley's Believe it or Not! in Cavendish Ripley's Believe it or Not!
Location: Route #6, Cavendish
Phone: 902-963-2242
Newly renovated/expanded, with hundreds of new exhibits from around the world, fun for all ages. See a Stegosaurus Skeleton, Illusions, 12 galleries with 10 exciting videos , a 20' section Berlin Wall , 'The Rock' 23' climbing wall , and Mariners Cove Miniature Golf Course

Woodleigh Replicas
Burlington (just 15 minutes from Cavendish)
Phone: 902-836-3401
Come share the magic of Woodleigh, with historical 30 replicas to explore inside and out, so history comes alive. PEI's largest show gardens, with Antique, craft and gift shops on site, as well as food service, picnic facilities and playground. Hours of fun for all ages. Host of the Medieval Faire July 15 to August 25

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