Welcome to the Panmure Island Lighthouse

The Panmure Island Lighthouse, known officially as the Panmure Head Lighthouse, is the oldest wooden lighthouse in PEI. The lighthouse was built at the southwest extremity of Cardigan Bay in 1853 to guide ships into Georgetown Harbour, and the Montague, Brudenell and Cardigan Rivers.

Status:     Active Operating Light
Open to the public:   June 29th to September 30th
Hours:      Monday – Sunday,   10am – 5pm
GPS Coordinates:     46 08 39.2 N 62 27
Light and Flash Pattern:     White flash, 4s Eclipse


In December of 2015 the Panmure Island Lighthouse Association, a community volunteer non-profit group, took over ownership of the lighthouse...

Gift Shop

The Sand & Sea Gift Shop is located on the main floor of the Panmure Island Lighthouse...