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Beautiful views of the Northumberland Strait

The lighthouse is dated, and unfortunately been partially destroyed, however it is still a great... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2017
Nova Scotia, Canada

We didn't visit, but saw it from the ferry at sunset. A beautiful picture. I wish we had time to... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2017
Glenn M
Manchester, Connecticut
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28 Jul 2018
“lighthouse very basic.”
17 Sep 2017
“Beautiful views of the Northumberland Strait”
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Caribou Island Road, Pictou, Nova Scotia B0K 1H0, Canada
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Reviewed 28 July 2018

I suppose if you had never seen an old fashioned lighthouse then this would be interesting, It was basically a column of concrete with a light on top.. However the view of the strait from the area was very good.. on the drive out to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank escapethemess
Reviewed 17 September 2017

The lighthouse is dated, and unfortunately been partially destroyed, however it is still a great spot with beautiful views of the Northumberland Strait, PEI Ferry & Pictou Island. If you're lucky, like we were, you can get some great photos with the ferry in the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 22 July 2017

We didn't visit, but saw it from the ferry at sunset. A beautiful picture. I wish we had time to see it up close.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Glenn M
Reviewed 29 June 2017

I'm "in" to lighthouses...this one is sad looking....needs paint etc. Hope local group will be able to handle that before too long. On point near where PEI ferry passes...good for lighthouse with ferry in background pics (if you time it correctly of course)

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank ValerieBenn
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

This is a nice scenic spot and small lighthouse which once had a building attached but has since been removed. Apparently in winter you can see baby seals offshore here.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank PaulaCopeland
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Off the beaten path, this is one of Nova Scotia's best kept secrets. Beautiful beaches, deer, pheasants, and the sound of waves crashing on the beach all contribute to the feeling that you have come across something truly special. Whether you found this spot crossing...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 18 July 2016

My husband was very excited to show me the lighthouse, as it's one of his favourite places in Pictou. We went when the tide was out and walked along the little beach that it left (around 2pm). Was very enjoyable and got to watch the...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Kimberleyirene
Reviewed 14 July 2016

The lighthouse itself was unremarkable. The scenery was lovely. We happened to arrive on a cold and rainy day so, our impressions might have improved on a sunny day. We did watch a Blue Heron for a while and saw several deer on the trip...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Jerry M
Reviewed 8 March 2016

We visited in February. What a great time! We were able to see icebergs floating by and the ocean was gorgeous! The drive out to the lighthouse is beautiful.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank CoalLady
Reviewed 15 September 2015

You can see the PEI ferry from here as well as smell the clean ocean air! Sand beaches close by. This is at the very tip of Caribou Island,

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Corey M
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