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This Dam is HUGE, a must see, you use to be able to driver across the top of it but that since... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Mountainmax
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Churchill Falls, Canada
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The dam was impressive - a must see if you are in the area. We took an uber and it was well worth... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Susan H
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SPELLBINDING Let yourself be mesmerized by Daniel-Johnson dam, the highest multiple-arch-and-buttress dam in the world. Bridging the magnificent Manicouagan valley, its unique design is a true monument to Québec engineering. Whether you stand at the...more
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This Dam is HUGE, a must see, you use to be able to driver across the top of it but that since changed but you get a great view from below and the side. I never imagined such a big dam in Quebec

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The dam was impressive - a must see if you are in the area. We took an uber and it was well worth it.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Susan H
Reviewed December 8, 2018

The dam is a testament to the engineering and the construction capabilities of Quebec. You really begin to understand how difficult it was to build our Hydro Electric Capacity.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed August 28, 2018

That dam is huge! I took a drive to the top and it looked even bigger from up there. If you are in the area stop by for a little bit.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

This is an impressive dam with a well organized tour. You visit the top of the dam, walk over the penstocks, and see inside the dam itself and the powerhouse. You can't take pictures inside. The tour is in French with an English language headset....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

Very nice to see. Take a tour if you can. The views from the roadway are incredible. This is a large dam.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed June 30, 2018

Three buddies and myself took on what we called "Labraventure" last summer in July of 2017. Part of our trip took us to Manic 5. We decided to go looking for a place to camp near the dam instead of attempting to stay at the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed November 3, 2017

Schedule this visit in the summertime. We drove and stayed in Baie Comeau specifically to tour the Daniel-Johnson Dam (formerly called Manic 5). It is spectacular and the tour is very interesting. (Tours end on August 31 and you would need to check the starting...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed October 25, 2017

After experiencing the wilderness of the Trans Labrador Highway it is amazing to see what monumental tracks can humans leave, changing the world. The enormous dam fills one with awe!

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank gonjo
Reviewed September 7, 2017

Due to time restraints on our part we were not able to spend the two hours actually touring the dam. However they had a really interesting visitors centre/display on the building of the dam. We spent a good hour looking around there and learning about...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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MartinJGburgh
September 16, 2018|
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Response from Sylvie L | Property representative |
Hi! There is no public transport to the Daniel-Johnson dam. It is situated in the woods on a lonely provincial road, 224 km north from Baie-Comeau. There is no city or population in proximity. The tours are offered every... More
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Actually, there is additional camping at Manic 5. Just 1 km to the south there is a road marked to the overlook. If you pass the first turn out which is just a little wide area in the road, you will come to an abandoned... More
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