Sandspit Amusement Park

Sandspit is PEI’s classic amusement park with more than 15 carnival favourites for all ages.

If you are a thrillseeker, ride the Cyclone roller-coaster, the longest roller coaster in Atlantic Canada, or try the 70-foot high ferris wheel. And if you are feeling brave, strap into the Cliffhanger.

Or, for more family fun, cool off on the bumper-boats. Then take a swing on our miniature golf course. Try your hand at one of our old-fashioned games or enjoy a tasty carnival treat.

A limited number of season passes are also available, but purchase now before they sell out.

2023 Sandspit Prices

  • Reserved All Day Pass

    Reserve for a specific day, valid 10am -10pm. Reserved Day passes must be purchased at least 24 hours in advance.

    Starting at $24.78 + Tax
  • Any Day Pass

    This pass is valid any day 10am to 10pm for an individual 36" tall and over. No need to book a day. Watch for inclement weather closure updates.

    $30.43 + Tax
  • Evening Special - Online Only

    Evening Special pass valid any evening 4pm -10pm, no need to reserve a date. This price is only available online.

    $23.48 + Tax
  • Child under 36" tall

    Free with a purchase of a Reserved All Day Pass, Any Day Pass or an Evening Special.

  • Season Pass

    This season pass is valid to enter Sandspit all season long for everyone 36" tall and over.

    $113.04 + Tax
  • Pick 1 Ride

    Pick any ride. Excludes Go Karts.

    $5.22 + Tax
  • Pick 5 Rides

    Pick any ride. Excludes Go Karts.

    $22.61 + Tax
  • Pick 10 Rides

    Pick any ride. Excludes Go Karts.

    $40.87 + Tax
  • Carnival Games (1 Attempt)

    Try your hand at one of our carnival games.

    $2.61 + Tax
  • Carnival Games (5 Attempts)

    Try your hand at any of our carnival games. 5 attempts.

    $10.43 + Tax
  • Carnival Games (10 Attempts)

    Try your hand at any of our carnival games. 10 attempts.

    $19.13 + Tax
  • Carnival Games (20 Attempts)

    Try your hand at any of our carnival games. 20 attempts.

    $34.35 + Tax

2023 Hours

Please note these hours are subject to change.

School Days 9:30 – 3:00 pm

10:00 – 10:00 pm

10:00 – 6:00 pm



Sandspit offers a great selection of attractions for every member of your group! Click on the banners below to explore all the park has to offer.

Sandspit Classics

Fun for the entire family is the number one priority at Sandspit. That is why the park has so many activities geared towards families playing and spending time together. Challenge your family on Sandspit’s beautiful 18 hole miniature golf course. To cool off when it gets hot, twirl, bump, and splash with the whole family in the 100,000 gallon bumper boat pool.

Sandspit Classic Height Restrictions

Bumper Boats: All riders must be at least 42″ tall or accompanied by an adult. Bumper Boats Passenger: Double riders are meant for an adult and a child. No double riding for two persons over 48″ tall.

Kiddie Favourites

There’s also tons to do for the little ones too! In addition to the wide selection of family rides Sandspit also features several attraction specifically for the younger set. Fly your own helicopter or airplane, race to the scene in a firetruck or a police car, or ride a bucking bronco on the carousel.

Carnival Favourites

Ride the spectacular 70 foot ferris wheel, with a fantastic view of the park and the nearby beaches. Spend some time bumping around on our bumper cars. Ride the Cliffhanger drop tower, the Tilt-a-whirl or Paratrooper. Or whirl around the corkscrews and drops of the Cyclone Roller Coaster.

Carnival Games

Sandspit has a great pay-as-you-play games area with plenty of old-fashioned amusement park favorites. These games include the Frog Bog, Roll Down, Shooting Gallery, and Can Crusher. All games have great prizes, so c’mon down and try your hand.

Pit Stop Karting

Pit Stop Karting at Sandspit features a half kilometer double figure eight track features all the twists, turns, bridges and tunnels your family will be able to handle. We even have double rider go-karts so the whole family can take part!

Pit Stop Karting is not included in the Sandspit bracelet. Passes can be purchased at the ticket booth. Visit the Pit Stop Karting page for more details.

Pit Stop Karting Height Restrictions

Can Am Racers: Drivers must possess a valid driver’s when taking a passenger.

Park Information

Sandspit Park Map
Tilt-a-Whirl Treats
Tilt-a-Whirl Treats serves soft ice cream, Kool Aid slushies and icebergs, shaved ice, cotton candy, popcorn, hot dogs, and cold and hot drinks!
Pit Stop Canteen
Pit Stop Canteen serves poutine*, crispy chicken combos, hot dog combos, fries* and drinks.
* Gluten free 

Mini Golf, Anyone?

Now you can purchase a round of mini golf without buying a bracelet. (Don’t worry, mini golf is still included in the bracelet!)
You do not have to purchase a pass online, and no need to book a time.
Price is $6.96 + tax per person.


  • Do I have to book a time in advance?

    While you do not have to book in advance for 2023, you can save this year by making a reservation for a specific day. You have the option to book your day with a Reserved Day pass starting at $24.78 + tax, or you can purchase an Any Day pass for $30.43 + tax.  Reserved Day passes must be purchased at least 24 hours in advance.

  • What is an Any Day pass?

    An Any Day pass is valid any open day this summer and are $30.43 + tax per person.

    If the weather is unfavourable, it is important to check our website or call our information line to determine if we are open that day. If we are closed on the day due to weather, you may visit any other open day.

  • What is a Reserved Day pass?

    Reserved Day passes allow you to make a reservation for a specific time day for a reduced price, starting at $24.78 + tax, and will adjust depending on a number of factors.  Reserved Day passes must be purchased at least 24 hours in advance.

    If the weather is unfavorable, it is important to check our website or call our information line to determine if we are open that day. If we are closed due to weather, all Reserved Day passes will be contacted and offered a refund, or you can rebook for another day. 

  • I am not doing anything, do I have to pay to get in?

    Sandspit is a pay-as-you-go park so you only have to pay if you are going on the rides.

  • What if I book a Reserved Day pass and it rains?

    You have up until 24 hours in advance of your booked passes to reschedule your pass. So if your passes are for Friday at 10am, you have until Thursday at 10am to decide if you want to reschedule. You will need to Create an Account to reschedule. If you do not reschedule by 10am, your passes remain valid for that day. 

    Maritime Fun Group reserves the right to close the park due to weather conditions.  If the decision to close the facility is made prior to the facility opening for the day all guests with existing reservations will be notified by e-mail and SMS and be permitted to rebook.  We will also post up to date information on our social media platforms. 

    In the event we are forced to close the facility in the middle of the operating day due to extreme weather and that weather persists for more than one hour the park will close for the day and guests that remain in the park will be given passes to return another day this season.

  • How do I reschedule my pass?

    You can reschedule your passes by creating an account here. You can reschedule passes up to 24 hours before your booked time. You will have to create the account with the same email you used to purchase the passes. Be sure to check your email for the confirmation email. 


    Once you get logged in, click on your profile icon to see “Your Orders” page. All of your passes will be listed here. The ones you are able to reschedule will have a “Reschedule” button next to them. You can reschedule for any other operational day this season, provided there is still availability. 


    See a full set of steps to create an account here. 

  • Can I purchase a weekly pass?

    Sandspit weekly passes are not available, however, a Slide & Ride XL Weekly pass is available. This include unlimited access for 7 days to Shining Waters Family Fun Park, Sandspit Amusement Park, Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Odditorium, Wax World of the Stars, Mariner’s Cove Miniature Golf, Mariner’s Cove Amazing Maze, Route 6 Motel, River of Adventure Mini Golf, Black Magic Blacklight Mini Golf and one $20 Yippee’s Playcade playcard. For more information, click here.

  • Can I purchase a season pass?

    Yes, season passes for Shining Waters, Sandspit, Slide & Ride and Slide & Ride XL are available.

  • Can I bring my dog into the park?

    Dogs are permitted provided they are well behaved and kept on a leash. Please be respectful of the park and of other guests by cleaning up after your pet.

  • Can I bring a picnic?

    Certainly! Sandspit has many picnic tables within the property as well as large shaded decks at The Pit Stop Canteen and Tilt-a-Whirl Treats. Alcohol is not permitted in the park under any circumstances.

  • Is there an additional charge for parking?

    Sandspit has a large, FREE, parking lot!

  • Do you provide stroller or wheelchair rentals?

    At this time we are unable to provide stroller or wheelchair rentals.

  • Are there lockers?

    Lockers are available near the ticket booth on a pay per use basis. The cost per use is $1.

  • Are there restrictions on the rides?

    All of the rides at Sandspit have restrictions based on height.

    The restraints on all the other rides must be able to engage correctly. Because bodies come in all shapes and sizes and factors such as height and weight distribution also come into play, whether the restraints can engage correctly can only be determined on site with the assistance of a ride operator.


  • What forms of payment do you accept?

    We are pleased to accept Cash, Interac, Visa, Mastercard, American Express. 

  • Can I leave the park and come back once I enter the park?

    Absolutely! As long as you keep your bracelet on you can come and go as much as you please for the duration of the bracelet.

  • Can I bring my portable BBQ, camp stove or Habatchi grill?

    Yes, provided you use it in a safe manner on a non-flammable surface. Also, we have several propane BBQ's available for rental at a cost of $10.00 per hour. Please call ahead to confirm availability.

  • Is there an age requirement for the park?

    Guests must be 12 years of age or older to enter the park unaccompanied.  Children 11 and under must be accompanied by an individual 16 years of age or older.

Weather Policy

Before the park opens:

We may make the decision not to open on any day if rain, high winds or cool temperatures (or a mixture of these!) are expected to persist for more than a few hours. This decision will be made prior to 9am. In this case, all Reserved Day passes will be contacted and offered a refund or you can rebook for another day. Any Day passes will be honoured on any other open day.

If we do decide to open, all passes are valid.

In the case of cooler temperatures or rain in the forecast, please check our website or call our information line (1-902-963-3939) before your visit.

If the park is already open:

In the event we are forced to temporarily close the facility in the middle of the operating day due to extreme weather and that temporary closure persists for more than one hour, the park will close for the day and all guests will be rebooked.


Sandspit Amusement Park is located at 8986 Cavendish Road, Cavendish, PEI.


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This is not an exclusive rental, the facility will be open to other guests.


Rounds of laser tag are 7 minutes long, plus a few minutes in the vesting room.


If there are other guests in, your rounds will not be consecutive.


You can play as many rounds of laser tag as you can in the time allotted, and each package includes a minimum number of laser tag rounds



You may continue to play past the time to get your minimum number of rounds in. In a situation where you reach the minimum number of rounds, you may continue to play rounds (on your turn) until the time is up.


If you have to leave before you play your rounds there are no refunds.