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Cape Spear Lighthouse

Blackhead Rd, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A0A 1J0, Canada
+1 709-772-5367
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Sky cleared just as we arrived

The day had been cloudy, windy and cool until we parked then all of a sudden the sky cleared and... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2017
GoGetter0719
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Toronto
Great spot for authentic Atlantic pictures

Do not forget your camera! Spectacular views from every angle. Plan to spend an hour or two simply... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2017
tammy l
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Regina, Canada
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Blackhead Rd, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A0A 1J0, Canada
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Reviewed 26 February 2017

The day had been cloudy, windy and cool until we parked then all of a sudden the sky cleared and the sun came out allowing for spectacular views from every spot. We totally lucked out. Thoroughly enjoyed our walk around the grounds and especially enjoyed...More

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Reviewed 19 February 2017

Do not forget your camera! Spectacular views from every angle. Plan to spend an hour or two simply exploring the lighthouse and area. If you are limited in time, go anyway, just to say you've been. You won't be disappointed!

Thank tammy l
Reviewed 14 February 2017

It was a sunny, windy cool day in August 2015. My cousins from Ontario were visiting Newfoundland. We drove to Cape Spear and we had the pleasure of viewing the stunning view. Beautiful, Beautiful, Beautiful...

Thank hairediana
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Sunrise at Cape Spear is one of the things to do when visiting St. John's. The outcrop of land on the east coast of Canada is a go to destination.

Thank NL5
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Drove out to the point on a cold wet foggy day. Why you may ask, it was the only time during my trip I had the time and I couldn't give up the chance get to the most easternly point of North America. Saw the...More

Thank joconnor9
Reviewed 30 January 2017

The furthest point east with amazing views, nice lighthouse and cool fortifications. Fun little trip outside St. John's.

Thank gOogl3pl3x
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

An amazing experience a short drive from downtown St. John's takes you to a stunning view and wild winds and wildlife. Don't get too close to the cliff edge !!

1  Thank Slepinur
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Visit this place during sunrise/sunset... they also have tours.. I personally have not done a tour as I am from here.. but you wont be sorry.. Its North Americas most easterly spot and it has a breathtaking view.. also during summer you can view whales...More

1  Thank Natasha B
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Beautiful setting for a walk and to see the sea and to take lovely photos of the lighthouse! Was a bit windy the day I went so be prepared!

Thank Lucy Q
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

This is a place I have went to many times as I'm from here but it's always a great place to visit. It's a great tourist place.

1  Thank Rainnie2015
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MBTaylor08
21 July 2017|
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Response from MusicMandy | Reviewed this property |
It's an easy drive, no major roadworks.
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Nancy M
8 May 2017|
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Response from oatografia | Reviewed this property |
That I did not see. But before you head there you can eat at a few places a few miles away.
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Melsteve2
8 May 2017|
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Response from janetmM7774ZD | Reviewed this property |
Not as of Friday. They were closed.
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