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Cape Spear Lighthouse

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Address: Blackhead Road, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Phone Number: 709-772-5367
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Neat little spot to drive to, to see the most eastern point in Canada. Didn't pay to go into the lighthouse, but it was nice to walk around the area.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

Neat little spot to drive to, to see the most eastern point in Canada. Didn't pay to go into the lighthouse, but it was nice to walk around the area.

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Kelowna, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

Recent history and past on display. From the WWII disappearing guns to the 18th century lighthouse, we were given considerable cause to ponder the fortitude oh humans. The interpreter at the lighthouse (recently from Ottawa) gave us a well informed and well presented tour, focussing on the amazing life of early lighthouse families.

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Wilsonville, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Its a must see. The trails are great if you are in shape. The view of the Atlantic ocean is wonderful, just DO NOT STAND TO CLOSE TO THE EDGE OF THE ROCKS, IT IS DANGEROUS. It is the most easterly point in Canada. I did not fine anything I dislike.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

The Old Lighthouse has been operated by the Cantwell family for several generations.Beautiful scenery in every direction. Wear good hiking boots and maybe take a little wine skin......Enjoy!

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Campbellton, Canada
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41 reviews 41 reviews
16 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Just a short 10 minute drive out of St. John's, visiting Canada's most Eastern Point is a must on a visit to St. John's. Be prepared for extremely windy conditions. It wasn't even comparable to anything I've experienced before. Beautiful sights.

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

A great place to see history and the coastline. I visited it twice...once in the fog (lovely, spooky), and once in beautiful sunshine. Note that fog is very localized, so venture up anyway. You never know! There is very good parking, and great trails around the lighthouse and cliffs. As you are on top of the cliffs, the views as... More 

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Alberta, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

I've visited Cape Spear several times, and each time it's a little different. This time I saw several ice bergs. The area is best visited by walking the various walking trails. For those that have limited walking ability, there is a board walk that allows you to take in the wonderful ocean view. For those that are able, there are... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Cape Spear's geographic location alone is a reason to go there, but it is also a place from which you can view icebergs in season. As well, it is an iconic lighthouse.

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St. John's, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

Excellent place to visit ! Scenery is spectacular and is an example of nature at its finest ! Anyone who visits Nl should make its point to visit the most easternly point in North america ...the ruggedness of the landscape provide an awesome background against the magnificent lighthouse and the coastline

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St. John's, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Most easterly point of North America. Beautiful views of North Atlantic. Spring time offers possible views of icebergs and later in summer whales can be seen just off shore. If u can visit this place do it! It's a short drive from downtown approx 15 min. Also check out beautiful village of petty Harbour along the way! Frey to save... More 

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