Port La Joye Fort Amherst

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  • Address: 191 Hache Gallant Dr | Rocky Point, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island C0A 1H2, Canada
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  • Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +1-9026752220
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: History Museums, Outdoors, View Point, Educational Site, Walking Area, Historical Site, Food And Drinks, Family And Kids, Adventure, Architecture , Heritage Building, Harbour

Port-la-Joye—Fort Amherst National Historic Site of Canada commemorates the first permanent European settlement on Prince Edward Island. Grassy ruins of the British fort are still visible, and interpretive displays give visitors an appreciation of the site's history. But what this site is truly famous for is the beautiful views of the Charlottetown harbor. Full of inviting pathways and gorgeous scenery, this place is full of historic adventures.

Port La Joye Fort Amherst Travel Tips

  • Other Hours: The grounds are open from May to November and the site is staffed daily from mid-June to September from 9 am to 5 pm.

How to Reach Port La Joye Fort Amherst

  • Travel by taxi to reach this destination.

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  • Port La Joye Fort Amherst Address: 191 Hache Gallant Dr | Rocky Point, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island C0A 1H2, Canada
  • Port La Joye Fort Amherst Contact Number: +1-9026752220
  • Port La Joye Fort Amherst Timing: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Port La Joye Fort Amherst Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Port La Joye Fort Amherst(preferred time): 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Port La Joye Fort Amherst: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 39.77% of people who visit Charlottetown include Port La Joye Fort Amherst in their plan

  • 36.11% of people start their Port La Joye Fort Amherst visit around 11 AM - 12 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Port La Joye Fort Amherst

Monday, Friday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Port La Joye Fort Amherst

People normally club together Argyle Shore Provincial Park and Beaconsfield Historic House while planning their visit to Port La Joye Fort Amherst.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

Port La Joye Fort Amherst Reviews & Ratings

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  • I enjoy the well maintained trails here when I want to walk in the sun and chat with my walking companions. The recent emphasis on First Nations history is long overdue. The view of Charlottetown harbour and the city is great. Good place to watch the cruise ships leave in the evenings.

  • Very interesting historical location. Today, all that remains are mounds in the ground, so for someone coming from the Aulac Fort, it may be disappointing. But the views of Charlottetown are impressive by themself, so I would recommend going anyway.

  • I really enjoy walking here, the park is well maintained and the views are awesome!

  • A peaceful spot with a good trail system to get one around. Midweek was when we went and it was great to have the place to ourselves to enjoy the views and the history.

  • Great locarion for an afternoon of walking and historically exploring!

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