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Sandbanks Provincial Park

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Stunning dog-friendly beach

A little difficult to find, but one of the most beautiful beaches I have ever seen. Visited early... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
Well worth the visit!

This was our first visit to Sandbanks and absolutely worth the day pass purchased. The beaches were... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Ottawa, Canada
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County Road 12, Picton, Ontario K0K 2T0, Canada
+1 613-393-3319
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A little difficult to find, but one of the most beautiful beaches I have ever seen. Visited early in the morning and had the entire space to ourselves.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

This was our first visit to Sandbanks and absolutely worth the day pass purchased. The beaches were very clean. Given the very warm weather, it would be nice to see a few more amenities being kept open until at least the end of September, but...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is one of the most beautiful beaches I’ve seen in Ontario. The sand reminds me of the beach in Dominican Republic, and the water, because it’s so shallow, it was very warm.

Thank mayariettie
Reviewed 6 days ago

Beautiful, clean beach that is shallow for a long way and has wonderful waves. We had a great time in the water.

Thank Carolyn B
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like a nice clean long Sandy Beach for walking it is perfect , the weekends get a little busy go early before 10am because the lines to get in are long after that . I showed up at 1130am and got not able...More

Thank Marty M
Reviewed 1 week ago

You have to pay 17$ for parking the area. We stayed less than hour because wind was so hard it was impossible to read for example. With calm weather place seemed to be perfect. Clean, free washrooms.

Thank Satuah
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first visit to Sandbanks in the summer! We have walked there when there was ice on the sand. But the summer beach is beautiful. We sat on Sandbanks Beach and my husband swam - a little cold for me. The beach looks...More

Thank gamelaner
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Put your toes on this beach and you will never look back. Walk into the gorgeous, clear water with its sandy rippled bottom and you'll want to float in there forever.

1  Thank Catherine A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the Dunes Beach within Sandbanks and were thoroughly impressed. Understand, this is not a Florida or Caribbean style beach and it is on West Lake. Water was really refreshing and we enjoyed many dunks. The further you go out, it can get a...More

1  Thank Rod82
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Worth the drive It is been many years since i first heard of Sandbanks and wanted to go . I post bond many times my visit especially because of the 4hrs drive (one way) But whit a long weekend decide to go. And I can...More

1  Thank Steve D
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Erin S
21 August 2018|
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Response from sirnea | Reviewed this property |
We did camp this summer and I know there are several places available to chose from. I would suggest to find a map of the park and choose accordingly. We stayed by the river, not quite close to the main beach. All the... More
Michelle M
13 August 2018|
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Response from Karen H | Reviewed this property |
Outlet Beach or Sandbanks Beach are the best for swimming and enjoying the waves on a windy day. Dunes Beach is more calm for young children but doesn't have the clear water like Outlet and Sandbanks beach.
3 August 2018|
Response from Frances P | Reviewed this property |
The entrance is at County road 12. Yes, you can go to all the beaches. Keep in mind that it fills up fast. If your just going for the day, especially on the weekend, you will want to get to the park very early.