A Kid’s Vacation-Top Experiences that Your Family will Love on Central PEI

Prince Edward Island is a wonderful family destination. Not only do we have some of the best beaches for swimming and sandcastle building, PEI also has many fantastic experiences that your kids are sure to love! Find some great Central Coastal experiences below!

Milk a Goat

At Island Hill Farm you can take your goat from the field and milk it by hand & machine. Learn about the goat industry, enjoy a snack from a goat product, and take home goat milk soap.

By Appointment Only. www.islandhillfarm.ca 

Find More Goats to Pet!

Alexander and Darlene’s Farm Haven lets you visit and pet their goats and animals!

Visit a Potato Farm

Join three generations of potato farmers as you get your hands dirty learning about farming practices from 1800 to the present day.

Experience Available from June-September, Monday to Saturday 10 am or 12:30 pm. Each tour is  2.5 hours long www.experiencepei.ca/taters 

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Go Clam Digging Grab a bucket and a shovel and head to the south shore of PEI during low tide to go clam digging! You can do it on your own or gain knowledge from the experts by booking a tour!

By The Sea Kayaking offers a kayaking tour followed by clam digging so that you can eat some fresh homemade clam chowder!

Tour times are tide dependent. Tours are 1/2 day. bytheseakayaking.ca

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Lobster Fish and Feast

With Joey’s Fishing Trips, you will learn about oyster and mussel beds as you sail by them. Stop at a lobster buoy, gaff and bring a lobster trap on board the boat so your authentic lobster fisher can guide you through the process of doing all the things lobster fishers do to get their catch to your table (you do it, they assist). Return to shore for a lobster roll picnic from Fisherman’s Wharf Lobster Suppers.

Tours by appointment only. Tours are available from July 5 – Sept 10 with 1 pm and 5 pm departures. Tours are two hours. www.joeysfishing.com 

Talk with Horses and Go for a Ride!

Learn your horse’s subtle communication cues then saddle up for a fun trail ride with Venture Stables!

Experience Available July 2 – Oct 3 on Tuesdays – Sundays, 10:30 am or 4:00 pm. Tours are  2.5 Hours long. www.experiencepei.ca/tour/talking-with-horses 

Spend a day on waterslides and rollercoasters

Enjoy a fun day of rides at either Shining Waters Family Fun Park or Sandspit Amusement Park!

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And there you have it! Looking for more fun things to do in Central PEI? Take a look at our full list of activities here!