Sensational Sandcastles

Duration: 2 hours

Location: Cabot Beach Provincial Park

2-3 people


4-6 people


7-10 people


This experience takes place from May - October.

Start times are 10:00 am or 2:00 pm, except Wednesdays and Saturdays – 10:00 am only

Please see our terms and conditions link.

Receive a private sandcastle building lesson with a professional sand sculptor.

  • Get to know local artist, Maurice Bernard and learn his easy, step-by-step method to sculpt a sandcastle.
  • Spend the afternoon on the Island's beautiful north shore.
  • Bring your bathing suit and a towel so you can take a dip!
  • Only 1 group per booking, so you can enjoy the one-on-one instruction.

Bookings need to be made 48 hours in advance of the desired date in order to guarantee a spot.

Minimum of 2 people must book for this experience to take place. Max 10 people per group.

Suitable for all ages. No charge for infants.

Not suitable for people with reduced mobility.

Experience is weather dependant, alternate dates will be selected.

Experience can be provided on your own private beach, extra fees may apply.

Provider will be wearing a mask and provide sanitizer. Guests are encouraged to wear their own mask.

COVID-19 protocols will be followed including sanitizing of all tools.

This experience takes place at Cabot Beach Provincial Park However, with enough notice we can arrange this experience at your preferred beach. Additional fees may apply to cover the cost of transportation to your private location.

Everything is supplied Maurice will bring all the sculpting gear you need. We recommend you wear a bathing suit and bring a towel, hat and sunscreen. There is nowhere close by to change.

Washrooms are available near the meeting point and should be used before hitting the beach.



Have questions? Here's the most frequently asked.

Is there parking available?

Parking is available. After you purchase tickets, you’ll receive emails with meeting points and parking options in the area.

Are children allowed?

Yes, the majority of our tours are kid-friendly. We encourage children to join most of our tours and reduced pricing may be offered in some cases. We can substitute non-alcoholic beverages on food tours that stop at breweries.

Do I need to purchase tickets in advance?

Yes, advance ticket purchase is required. Events typically sell out quickly. To maximize your chances of getting the date, time, and number of tickets you prefer, please book well in advance.

Do I need to tip?

Gratuities are greatly appreciated, although not mandatory. The standard gratuity in the service industry is 15%-20%.

What should I bring with me?

You should bring a camera to record each wonderful moment! We also recommend bringing a reusable bottle for drinking.

During spring and summer months, we recommend an application of sunscreen on exposed parts of the body and a lightweight pair of sunglasses. Umbrella’s are always a good idea to pack as well.

During fall and winter months, it’s important to wear and an extra layer of clothing and consider bringing a hat and gloves.

Still have questions?   Visit our FAQ page to submit your own

Our family - 2 adults and 4 teenagers - had an amazing time building sandcastles with Sensational Sandcastles. It will certainly go down as one of our favourite memories of the week. Maurice is a delight!

Julia O. - Ottawa, ON

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