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Port Dover Lighthouse

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Harbour St, Port Dover, Ontario N0A 1N0, Canada
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All reviews light house nice walk enjoy the view waves crashing view of lake erie watch the boats take your time calm lake great spot to relax lost their lives ice cream great place to visit taking pictures free parking commercial fishing erie beach hotel benches
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ahhh, what a view of Lake Erie... incredible! It was a very windy day during our visit, pretty big waves, so walking along the pier to the lighthouse was exciting! The waves smashing into the pier, the salty water rising up, smashing against the pier,...More

Thank Just_Char300
Reviewed October 7, 2018

This lighthouse is a must see during your visit to this town as it will give you an insight into the way of life. That is, the fishing industry from the past to present. Located at the end of the pier leading to the harbour....More

Thank b0b55russell
Reviewed October 2, 2018

My first time visiting Port Dover. The rain didn’t stop us from walking the beach, taking pictures of the lighthouse and enjoying an incredible lake perch meal at the nearby Erie Beach Hotel Cove Room.

Thank orcaland
Reviewed September 18, 2018

The lighthouse was pretty and offered nice views of Lake Erie and Port Dover. No activities/museums at the lighthouse though.

Thank Ottawa_Area_Local
Reviewed September 17, 2018

Opted for the sunset walk out to the lighthouse pier. Was worth the stroll and make sure to take some photos looking back at the beach. Nice view.

Thank JWitt6
Reviewed September 16, 2018

Average Lighthouse Nothing Special. You can walk out to the end of the pier to see it but don't bother nothing more to see up close.

Thank TangoForFun
Reviewed September 6, 2018

Nice Walk But Needs Some Cleaning Up. Lots of webs and midges. Many bench that are available to sit and relax in. Overall, nothing special.

Thank LPPM
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Great placed to walk around or sit on the benches provided and watch the boats come and go. You can even watch the fishing boats unload their catch. If you drive to the other side where the fishing boats are parked you can buy fresh...More

Thank Marj C
Reviewed August 27, 2018

WOW once the birds flew away you we able to venture out to the light house. Great views of Lake Erie and the beaches

Thank FredTracie
Reviewed August 22, 2018

Its a great view out over the lake and to see the boaters, boarders and jet flyers. Also interesting are the benches in memory of certain people

Thank Geoffrey E
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