St Peter's Island is a small land mass resting about 4-5 Km off shore in the Northumberland Strait. Although deesignated as an Island, it is connected by a long thin sand bar which may have been used to support a road.
The Area makes for a fun near-circumnavagation, (I think there is a sand bar which connects to the mainland) and as you get further behind the island, it offers an attractive vista of red cliffs and soft-wood stands. There is also an automated lighthouse around the back.
St. Peter's Island would make a great evening paddle, or an afternoon jaunt with plenty of opportunities for exploring sea and bird life on shore. If you keep a look out, you might even see the occasional seal.
The island also holds potential for kayak camping, but make sure you bring your own water, as I am doubtful of fresh water sources there. Remember, leave no trace. I don't know who owns the land.
Finally, the tides in the area make for some shallow areas. In addition, the wind can pick up making for a more challenging go of things. Every time I've paddled the region, I've gone up against a gusty wind. Be prepared. A morning paddle would give you two bonuses; a low morning sun on the rock, and calm seas.
From Charlottetown, head to Cornwall, and head toward Route 19 to get to Nine Mile Creek. Look for the Warf road on the shore side. There's a quaint fisherman's warf with a great launch site, and plenty of room to park.
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