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A hill overlooking St. John's Harbor which has been given "National Historic Site" status.
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Signal Hill Road, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1A 1B2, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago

It gives you a pretty nice view of St.John's from the top of the hill along with the harbour. The trail is very good! The go to place in St.John's. If you visit during the winter, don't forget to bring a heavy jacket!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Nageebhasan
Reviewed 6 days ago

A must visit while in the capital city St . John’s .. enjoy the views of the Atlantic Ocean/ St .John’s and in the distance Cape Spear the most easterly point in North America.. one could hike around Signal Hill which could be difficult for...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank speddle66
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I frequently visit signal hill, from the variety of hikes to the cafes and the geocentre. It is a beautiful hike, and whichever hike you chose you will not be disappointed. There is no shortage of routes, some leading to 20+km hikes. Truly spectacular and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank andrewjewitt
Reviewed 1 week ago

Its a great drive up the hill. You get great views of the city and sea. When we went up the wind was crazy but that was kind of a neat experience.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank pace34
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can't go to St. John's without walking or driving to Cabot Tower on top of Signal Hill. The gift shop is not much to look at, but everything else is - from the sidewalk and wall alongside the parking area, to the walkway around...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank twoinmaine
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We actually visited St. John's in October of 2017. The walk from town to the top of the hill is quite a bit of a hike, and really quite windy. I loved the rocky outcrops and looking out across the Atlantic made me think of...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank hannahsholmes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We traveled to the lighthouse and it was closed. Not a great experience. But the view was a good one.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank JStewart515
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing views from the Signal Hill. Every visitor to NL should visit Signal Hill. We also did the long trail around SH. It took a long time to get around the trail - we took our time and stopped lots. If your mobility is challenged,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank VacationingCanadians
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So much to see. Walking trails, stunning views across the ocean of the ocean vessels and - wait - was that a whale breaching in the distance? So much to learn with volumes of artifacts, storyboards and hands on exhibits where you can go back...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Donna R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From this lofty nest you can witness the sun's first rays; in Canada, rise straight from the ocean. You can see mystical fog, ships entering and leaving the mouth of the narrow harbor, ice bergs and whales. There are beautiful walking trails that wind through...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Chickpea1167
1 September 2018|
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Response from 463natalieb | Reviewed this property |
To my knowledge you can always drive up to Signal Hill, the shop there will not be open. My first visit was in March and it was cold and windy, the view was awesome.
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Joey613
6 August 2018|
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Response from Pat2Max | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can do all of that in the time you have. For a real Newfoundland Pub I would go to the Duke of Duckworth. It off an alley on Duckworth St.
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gattgang
19 June 2018|
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Response from SylvainLeroux | Reviewed this property |
It would be a full day, but very doable.
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