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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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Cape Spear Lighhouse

Cape Spear Lighthouse is a definite must see when in St. John's. The view of "The Narrows" here is amazing. Great place to see whales early in the year.

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 3, 2015
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Hanover, Canada
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Hanover, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

Cape Spear Lighthouse is a definite must see when in St. John's. The view of "The Narrows" here is amazing. Great place to see whales early in the year.

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Peoria, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

This is the Easternmost point in North America - which makes it all the more special and worth the trip out to see it.

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Grand Falls Windsor, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

I have been to Cape Spear on three separate occasions, and despite St. John's being known for the fog I always manage to catch it on a good day. The grounds are well kept and make it easy for people to get around and really see the rugged coast line of eastern Newfoundland!

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Stephenville, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

One of my favourite places to go in St. John's. Have seen whales playing right off the shore. Take the time to explore the area. A great spot to launch a day of hiking.

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Barrie
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Nice views and a little historical lesson. Not too much to see but a nice place to see once. It has a nice story.

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Port Moody, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Stunning coastlines, wild waves, whales, gannets and summer sun. Cape Spear is the most easternly point in North America, also fitted with a bunker leftover from WWII, this place defended against German U-Boats. It's gorgeous and well worth the drive.

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Kitchener, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

I go to Cape Spear every time I'm in St. John's. We always book an early morning for a sunrise there. It is a wonderful experience to see the sun come up at the most easterly point in North America. We have seen whales, sailboats, fishing vessels and sunrises. Great time to get pictures as there are not many people... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Scenery is spectacular! Interesting, historical and wonderful hiking trail to boot! If you are first -time visitor to the area, take the time to make the drive and am certain you won't be disappointed!

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Very nicely restored lighthouse showing the way of living back then. Friendly and informative staff.

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Laguna Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Cape Spear is a lovely, short drive from town. The day we went it was cool and windy with the sea churning all around us. It is the most easterly point in North America and is home to the oldest lighthouse in Newfoundland. There are remains of concrete bunkers that were used for defense during World War II. The area... More 

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