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Cape Bonavista Lighthouse

Cape Shore Road, Bonavista, Newfoundland and Labrador A0C 1B0, Canada
+1 800-563-6353
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Knowledgable guide

It's so nice to have a personal guide, rather than having to rely on written information. We had... read more

Reviewed yesterday
929Patty
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Cranbrook
Delightful!!

The staff were very knowledgeable and passionate about sharing the lives of the lighthouse keepers... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Margaret H
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Cape Shore Road, Bonavista, Newfoundland and Labrador A0C 1B0, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

It's so nice to have a personal guide, rather than having to rely on written information. We had many questions, and the host was happy to answer all of them.

Thank 929Patty
Reviewed yesterday

The staff were very knowledgeable and passionate about sharing the lives of the lighthouse keepers and their families.

Thank Margaret H
Reviewed 2 days ago

Could not get enough of the wonderful harbours and light houses in all of Newfoundland! The scenery was spectacular.

Thank ctichel1
Reviewed 6 days ago

A short fascinating drive from Bonavista. Clean information building, inexpensive. 3 tour guides who took their time to answer every question.

Thank wayne0012016
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great visit and our guide Marlene was a fount of knowledge. She told us about the history of the lighthouse and its keepers. As a bonus she told us about a life enhancing elixir!

1  Thank Greyfoodie
Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter and I decided to take an adventure to Newfoundland. A place neither of us have visited in the past and will be sure to return to as it has captured our hearts. This location was one of many I look forward to returning...More

Thank JoAnn Paul K
Reviewed 1 week ago

We read all of the info in the information centre. We decided to tour the inside of the lighthouse. It was a really rainy day. The info shared by the 2 docents was interesting and informative.

1  Thank MC0959
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

At the lighthouse, educational, historic, fun, and breathtaking activities come together as you walk through & around to explore. The host in the lighthouse is very knowledgeable to answer your questions. This site is also a wonderful place to take pictures.

Thank Raenella
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was really interesting to be able to walk through and see how a light keeper and their family lived. You can actually get up into the very top and see how the lights work with a demo and everything. The tour guides were very...More

Thank jesslk_88
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visitors were allowed to climb up to the top of the lighthouse to examine the lighting mechanism. An employee for Parks Canada explained how the lighthouse keeper lit the lamps with seal oil and how he knew when to refill the oil pans. Take advantage...More

1  Thank retireeVancouver
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grammasue14
September 21, 2017|
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Response from retireeVancouver | Reviewed this property |
The Parks employees are in the keeper's house and answer questions visitors have after looking into the various rooms. We did not have a guided tour, but looked at the various rooms at our own pace. We found the keeper's... More
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grammasue14
September 21, 2017|
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Response from Greyfoodie | Reviewed this property |
Sorry about the leaky in answering but we have been travelling back to the UK from NL. the lighthouse is open daily 9.30 - 5.0. There is a dinner there this evening and the contact is Marlene Russell on 709 468 7444
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