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Address: Blackhead Road, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Phone Number: 709-772-5367
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Absolutely breathtaking views!

Mother Nature at it's finest, amazing views. Two lighthouses on the site and an old army barracks that you can walk through, really cool. If you go in the winter bring snow shoes... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 21, 2015
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28 reviews 28 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 NEW

Mother Nature at it's finest, amazing views. Two lighthouses on the site and an old army barracks that you can walk through, really cool. If you go in the winter bring snow shoes! Free to walk around the attraction in winter (not sure about spring/summer) but still amazing no matter what time of year. Also it is the most eastern... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015 via mobile

I don't know how you can rate the magnificence of nature? The lighthouse is what it is as well as the tunnels etc. I was there for sounds the sights and rugged coastlines, the pitcher plants. Breath taking! Of course being a Newfoundlander I am just a little bias. :-)

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Saskatchewan, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

This is a must see location for anyone going to St. John's. I went three times during my week stay in the city!!! Old WWII ruins were a site.

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Grimsby, Canada
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136 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Cape Spear is the most easterly point in North America and also hast he oldest surviving lighthouse in Newfoundland. There are several walking trails where you can get beautiful pictures of the surroundings. There are even some bunkers which have historic significance. We benefitted from a our guide who explained so many things about the area that we would have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015 via mobile

If you are going to NL you must go to Cape Spear. The view is absolutely breath taking. I felt so privileged to be here and see the amazingly beautiful views. We found it so very relaxing and took lots of great pictures. It certainly reminded me that Canada has so much to offer and see.

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Kamloops, Canada
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18 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Beautiful place to visit. Amazing for photographs. Historic site is interesting! I am so happy to have visited with my fantastic tour guides!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015 via mobile

Just minutes from down town and a beautiful drive is Cape Spear. It has great views and on a good day more whales then you can count. I've seen everything from Humpbacks and Blue Whales to Killer Whales and Dauphins. Well worth the admission price, free.

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St. John's, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

The best time to visit is during the summer months. There is lots of walking to see everything. The lighthouse is located on a high cape overlooking the ocean. The view is awesome. Many walking trails and there is some bunkers to see ,which were used during the war. Depending on the time of year, wild blueberries grow free.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

If you want a wondeful view of the ocean, this is the spot. The very farthest point east you can go in North America. Next stop would be the ocean. Very cool to see, a must if in Newfoundland. Be aware lots of walking to get around here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Loved the view and the history. The guides are very friendly and helpful. Be sure to bring your walking shoes and camera. We saw lots of sea birds diving into the ocean as well.

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