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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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What a view!

It is hard describe the beautiful view unless you see it first hand. There were so many icebergs when we visited over the Labor Day weekend. Defiantly worth a visit.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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Kingston, Canada
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Kingston, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

It is hard describe the beautiful view unless you see it first hand. There were so many icebergs when we visited over the Labor Day weekend. Defiantly worth a visit.

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Battle Creek, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

The weather wasn't the best when we arrived but we were lucky enough to see and hear a fantastic thunder and lighting storm. We sat in our car and watched the entire thing. Later we found out from one of the local guides that the lighthouse was actuality struck by lighting ..twice! Fantastic view of the rugged coastline. The lighthouse... More 

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Surrey, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Great view. We spent a few hours just walking around and taking in the view. It is such a lovely place to visit. Highly recommended.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Go out of season like I did and you will look out onto the North Atlantic and wonder how people survived the crossing and then made a living here

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Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Nothing to dislike. Buddy and I also walked along the rocky cliff shore that the lighthouse is situated on. Feel the wind in your hair; smell the salty air of the Atlantic Ocean. Just wonderful feeling; difficult to express in words!!

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Ottawa Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

The tour of the lighthouse with knowledgeable guides is a must. Just walk around the area and enjoy the views. Drive to the Dungeons nearby to walk along the cliffs and see where a cave has collapsed

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

I have a weakness for lighthouses in windy places, and this one is the most beautiful I have seen so far in the world.

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Nova Scotia, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

You can't go to NFLD without going to this iconic lighthouse. It is a long drive out but worth it. We stopped at a few little villages along the way to break it up. While there we sat and watched several whales out in the ocean and also watched the puffins flying around so bring your binoculars!

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Mission Viejo, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Did not buy a ticket to see inside the lighthouse but walked all around. Beautiful views. The non profit gift center was a treasure. Great priced local hand knit items and the lady behind the counter could not of been friendlier!

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Really neat lighthouse and you are able to view all of it's rooms. The guides are very knowledgable and have a lot to say of life in those days. You can also walk around the clifftops which has beautiful views as well as view puffins just offshore

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