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

2321 Georgetown Rd.
(Pooles Corner) junction of routes 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

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 Castle, King Arthur’s Camelot for children, the delightfully executed medieval streets and the whimsical Tipsy-Turvey Gallery. Admission. Preschoolers FREE. Open mid June to early October.

Ripley's Believe it or Not! in Cavendish

Ripley’s Believe it or Not!

 8863 Cavendish Rd, New Glasgow, PE C0A 1N0
(Route #6, Cavendish)

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