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Cape Bonavista Lighthouse

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Address: Cape Shore Road, Bonavista, Newfoundland and Labrador A0C 1B0, Canada
Phone Number: 800-563-6353
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Must visit this lighthouse if you are in the area

Great views from the lighthouse. We loved the guided tour and going up into the tower. The trails around the lighthouse offer great views.

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Great views from the lighthouse. We loved the guided tour and going up into the tower. The trails around the lighthouse offer great views.

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

The lighthouse is located a bit outside of bonavista on a beautiful coast. The views are stunning (as suggested by the towns name) and if you're lucky you can see whales, puffins etc. There is a trail running all along the coastline from the lighthouse with some very nice viewpoints.

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St. John's, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Aside from the lighthouse there is an excellent gift shop The interpretation centre and lighthouse are absorbing and a delight to see The scenery is excellent, view from your car or get out for a slight easy stroll

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Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Whale and puffin watching from the lighthouse. Gorgeous vistas. It's a bit of hike up and down the hills around the lighthouse and can be a bit muddy. Wear rain boots.

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St Catharines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

a friend took us to see the whales and puffins. It was so nice. We also like the gift shop. I would recommend people checking this site out

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

The tour of the lighthouse is a must. The guides are very knowledgeable. After we just walk around the area and enjoyed the views.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

After our first day of wind and rain in NFLD we took a drive out to the Cape Boavista Lighthouse. Skies had cleared and the views were spectacular. Puffins were flitting about. There is a gift shop which sells everything .

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St. John's, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

The view is amazing with a local craft and giftshop on site. There is walking trails nearby and a statue of John Cabot nearby.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

It was the first lighthouse I seen on my trip .. With many more to follow.. It was the location that I found breathtaking ❤️👌

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

You get an appreciation for the ruggedness of the NL landscape from here. If you are a stranger to Bonavista, the drive to the Cape may seem like it takes forever but it really isn't, The streets are meandering which slows the drive, but Dungeon Provincial Park is in the same area. so you get two sites in one short... More 

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