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“puffins galore”

Cape Spear Lighthouse
Ranked #2 of 93 things to do in St. John's
Certificate of Excellence
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Sydney, Australia
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52 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“puffins galore”
Reviewed October 31, 2013

Just one of the many historical places one must see. The puffins that were being just off shore were a great bonus too

Visited August 2013
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“Rugged and Spectacular Views”
Reviewed October 28, 2013

The location of the Lighthouse is the most easterly point in North America, and probably one of the most rugged! As well as the spectacular views from the lighthouse, the remaining installations from WW2 are interesting to investigate.

Visited October 2013
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Porto, Portugal
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“Smile! You are in the easternmost tip of North America !”
Reviewed October 26, 2013

Cape Spear is a must if you are in St. John's. Once here, you might as well take a look at the lighthouse which is well preserved and can give you an idea on how things were back in the day. You can see the whole lighthouse in less than 5 minutes and go back outside to enjoy the walks and views from North America's easternmost point.

PS. The "Very Good" rating is for the lighthouse. I would give "Excellent" to Cape Spear!

Visited September 2013
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Toronto, Canada
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“If you see nothing else, see this.”
Reviewed October 24, 2013

Unbelievable view from the farthest east point of Canada. The soldiers who were here in WWII must have been alternately bored and captivated while cold and wet, no doubt.

Minutes from downtown don't miss this spot. All the commercial crap was closed but this spot is probably better for it.

Bring a kid and a kite but the kid may fly away.

Visited October 2013
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Toronto, Canada
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“Beautiful”
Reviewed October 22, 2013

Cape Spear Lighthouse is a must when visiting St. John's. It is a bit of a drive out of the city center but the atmosphere there is great. If you're into photography you really need to go there.

Visited September 2013
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