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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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Beautiful lighthouse

Went up to the top of the lighthouse and learned how to revolve the lights. Works with a crank the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Dahl H
Pretty spot on Cape Bonavista

An important lighthouse during the days when the cod fishery was king in this area. Beautifully... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Thomas L
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Denver, United States
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Cape Shore Road, Bonavista, Newfoundland and Labrador A0C 1B0, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Went up to the top of the lighthouse and learned how to revolve the lights. Works with a crank the lifts a huge weight that runs the entire height of the lighthouse. Valuable experience

Thank Dahl H
Reviewed 4 days ago

An important lighthouse during the days when the cod fishery was king in this area. Beautifully restored, a nice stop on the tour of the Bonavista peninsula. Great spot for hiking the coastline trails and picnicking.

Thank Thomas L
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a great place to see whales and ice bergs or to just sit and enjoy the ocean. Can get some nice photos here.

Thank nffox
Reviewed 6 days ago

Really enjoyed seeing the lighthouse and getting a tour. The guides were very knowledgible and gave a great tour. The views are incredible!

Thank Barbara G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Go in the day but go back again at dusk to see the puffins flying around! There are great views and short trails from here to other points.

Thank Consultantgal
Reviewed 1 week ago

There is the nice place for viewing the Iceberg if you are the iceberg fans like us. But we were just only sawing couple icebergs in the ocean due to the very hot weather this year and also too much rain this year but still...More

Thank Tienyho
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful location and views. We were there around July 11 to 14 and had lots of views of icebergs and there is a puffin colony right behind the lighthouse. Bonus was a family of foxes just before the lighthouse that were playing and posing for...More

Thank BeeAnn
Reviewed 1 week ago

The walk around the headlands here offers great views of the ocean and icebergs. No whales when we visited but lots of sea birds. Highly recommended.

Thank Andrew W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Apparently only two lighthouses were built like this in Newfoundland with the living quarters built completely around the lighthouse. People on each floor of the lighthouse with loads of interesting information. Beautiful views. One of the must see in this area.

Thank EddieA1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice place to see how a real lighthouse works, climb up the stairs and learn what the Lighthouse Keeper had to do. Worth the trip, and check out the souvenir shop. Pack a picnic to bring, there was a fabulous Iceberg when we went.

Thank souldreamers
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