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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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Beautiful location

The location has some beautiful scenery and there are some nice walking trails to check out. We were lucky enough to see some icebergs and I was told that whales can be seen from... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

The location has some beautiful scenery and there are some nice walking trails to check out. We were lucky enough to see some icebergs and I was told that whales can be seen from this location but unfortunately we didn't this day. The village of Bonavista is also close by and well worth the visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

I really enjoyed the tour. The staff were super friendly and it was very interesting anf unique. Visit!

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Dartmouth, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

The lighthouse is quaint, but the real treat is seeing the puffins, whales and icebergs from the same location.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We started with a hike around the grounds. Checked out the many Inukshuks that people have made and created our own. We watched the whales and puffins from the cliff side. Saw lots of whales from a distance. The lighthouse tour was great, very informative and unique. The tour guides had lots of good info to share and were very... More 

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Port Colborne, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

We toured Eastern Newfoundland, from the Ferry in Agentina, to Castle Hill, Petty Harbor, Bull Bay, St. John's, Signal Hill, Cape Spears, FlatRock, Pouch, Twillingate, Terra Nova. AND Bonavista Peninsula was my favorite by far. Loved the town of Bonavista, loved the history of the fishing industry at Ryan Premises, and loved the views on Skerwink Trail and Cape Bonavista... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

The views were amazing although I can if you are looking to get a view from inside the lighthouse it could be a bit disappointing as there is no view really from the top. The grounds themselves are great for getting some very great photos. On our trip we even saw an iceberg which was a wonderful experience for my... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Beautiful views and an historic tour with knowledgeable attendants. After the tour we spent at least an hour looking at the rugged seashore, and the wonderful views.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

The lighthouse is a 10 or 15 minute drive from the main part of Bonavista north along Cape Shore Road. We had an interesting tour of the lighthouse and were shown how the Lighthouse Keeper and his family lived. The mechanism to turn the light is like a giant grandfather clock, with a weight that must be cranked to the... More 

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Maplewood, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Perfect location for spotting icebergs and whales, quintessential lighthouse offers trails and hikes to explore the area. We did not visit the lighthouse itself, too busy whale spotting.

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Whitchurch-Stouffville, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Cape Bonivista Lighthouse is probably the most interesting lighthouse we visited during our recent trip to Newfoundland. The home for the lighthouse keeper is built around the actual lighthouse making for a very unique setting. |Puffins can sometimes be seen in the nearby rocks. Lots of steps or a long paved road to walk. Not recommended for those with mobility... More 

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Address: Cape Shore Road, Bonavista, Newfoundland and Labrador A0C 1B0, Canada
Phone Number: 800-563-6353
Location: Canada  >  Newfoundland and Labrador  >  Newfoundland  >  Bonavista

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