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Also known as McCallems point lighthouse

History and lighthouse lovers must, but go at low tide for an easier walk out to the point. Also... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2016
James P
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Summerside, Canada
Alway love a little adventure!

Well I was staying in Summerside for business with little to do, one evening I took a run out to... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2016
DanMorash2015
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Fredericton, Canada
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7 Jul 2018
“June Scramble Across The Rocks”
1 Sep 2016
“An Enjoyable Walk”
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Summerside, Prince Edward Island, Canada
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 24 June 2014

We have found that most of the lighthouses around Pei are constructed in a similar pattern given how high the land is from a view from the sea. Simple construction and easy maintenance. However, on our visit to Summerside we noticed the Indian Head light...More

3  Thank James H
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 3 August 2012

At low tide you can walk out to the light house, but you have to be quick about it. There is no beach to walk on at high tide. THe lighthouse is still operational (although declared surplus). There is no access to the light house....More

1  Thank WilmotValley
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Reviewed 7 July 2018

We had tried to access Indian Head Lighthouse last October at low tide. Unfortunately, the seas and weather had other ideas. Very stormy with waves crashing over the break-wall. We visited again last month(June) on a perfect day at low tide. The concern this time...More

Thank GlenMcKenzie1
Reviewed 1 September 2016

This lighthouse can be seen from downtown Summerside across the bay. It is a 22 minute drive from Summerside. When the tide is out you can walk all the way to the lighthouse. There are large rocks to walk on to get there. The walk...More

1  Thank Lynne P
Reviewed 16 August 2016

History and lighthouse lovers must, but go at low tide for an easier walk out to the point. Also has one of PEI's hidden beach jewels

2  Thank James P
Reviewed 6 July 2016

Well I was staying in Summerside for business with little to do, one evening I took a run out to this mainly because there is a geocache located at this lighthouse. I had a great time! Make sure to visit this location at low tide,...More

Thank DanMorash2015
Reviewed 23 May 2016

Took photos from a distance because we did not feel it was worth the walk in the rain. Did not see it at night so we really cannot say too much other than it looks better than most standard lighthouses.

Thank Ontario88
Reviewed 18 May 2016

This isn't really a lighthouse to visit, more just to take in. It's operational, and flashes at night. If you have a good zoom lens on your camera, you can get some nice photos of it, often with birds all around it. You'll see it...More

Thank sarah11918
Reviewed 27 February 2016

This is a great place for travellers to go to see the true Prince Edward Island experience. Highly reccomend

Thank SuzySunshine15
Reviewed 24 June 2014

We have found that most of the lighthouses around Pei are constructed in a similar pattern given how high the land is from a view from the sea. Simple construction and easy maintenance. However, on our visit to Summerside we noticed the Indian Head light...More

3  Thank James H
Reviewed 22 July 2013

Lower Bedeque. Nice drive and pretty spot for picking up seashells and climbing lighthouse. Take mosquito spray. Village store in Bedeque (turnoff to Lower Bedeque) has great ice cream.

2  Thank Sami S
Reviewed 22 September 2012

Very beautiful view - especially at sunset. If you have dinner at the restaurant right on the boardwalk, and sit on the patio, you can enjoy the view as you eat.

2  Thank 24Paula
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