We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

East Quoddy Lighthouse

Lighthouse Road, New Brunswick, Canada
+1 207-733-0911
Website
Save
Review Highlights
EAST QUODDY LIGHT—BEAUTIFUL

Nice drive out to the light and stunning views. If you are there at low tide you have a short... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
rnmteach
,
Massachusetts
Coolest Lighthouse of them all

This lighthouse is at the northeast end of the island and is incredibly cool because it is located... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mazeroski
,
Massachusetts
Read all 233 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
This lighthouse is claimed to be the most photographed in the world. It is a must see on Campobello Island and can only be reached at low tide. The journey to the lighthouse is an experience in itself!
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“during low tide” (21 reviews)
“light house” (26 reviews)
“ocean floor” (18 reviews)
LOCATION
Lighthouse Road, New Brunswick, Canada
CONTACT
Website
+1 207-733-0911
Write a Review
Reviews (233)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 232 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice drive out to the light and stunning views. If you are there at low tide you have a short period of time to get across and visit. When the tide comes in, it comes up at 5 feet per hour, so you need to...More

Thank rnmteach
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This lighthouse is at the northeast end of the island and is incredibly cool because it is located on a small, very rocky and scenic separate island just off the coast. If you are brave you can walk over to it at low tide, but...More

Thank Mazeroski
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Amazing views of the water, the coast and the lighthouse. Unfortunately the tide was in and wasn't able to walk out to the lighthouse. Didn't matter because it was such a pretty place.

Thank JuniorKP
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

The signs warn you--this is not an easy trip to walk over to the East Quoddy Lighthouse compound at low tide. And for we late-sixty-somethings it definitely was not. There is a fee to tour the lighthouse keeper's home but you cannot go inside the...More

Thank Margaret B
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Other reviewers seem totally confused as to where they are. One called it the "Easternmost point in the US". Huh?!?! Interesting, since it is in Canada. Another complained about having to use a passport to go onto Campobello Island. Duh........I have visited the point twice....More

Thank lcbs
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

The Quoddy lighthouse is a very interesting place as it represents the easternmost point in the United States. If you're up in Lubec/Campobello, I recommend driving over to see this. Just hope the weather is more clean than when I visited. This is technically Park...More

Thank JNFII
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

My husband and I were staying in Lubec and traveled onto Campobello Island to check it out. This island is in Canada so you must have your passport. Also on Atlantic Time which was kinda cool too. I found the East Quoddy Lighthouse on Trip...More

Thank Ali R
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

They charge $5 just to walk out to see the lighthouse from outside and another $10 for the tour of the lighthouse keepers house with the lighthouse. The tour was about 20 minutes. The volunteers have done a fantastic job of restoring it. Be sure...More

Thank bluedog1400
Reviewed 11 September 2017

We went in the morning when the tide was in and then came back 4 hours later when the tide was out. Absolutely amazing. We took the hike to the lighthouse. Not for the faint hearted. Wonderful.

Thank 10sJohn
Reviewed 10 September 2017

We were told that this lighthouse was worth going back over the border to see, and they were right! We were lucky to be there at low tide on a beautiful sunny day. Some of the more adventurous of the group ventured down the metal...More

Thank jeffpdavid
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Family Fisheries Restaurant & Take Out
269 reviews
2.75 miles away
Pilgrim's Rest Takeout
8 reviews
4.28 miles away
Quoddy Bay Lobster
202 reviews
5.60 miles away
Fireside Restaurant
168 reviews
5.96 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Seascape Kayak Tours Inc.
26 reviews
3.44 miles away
East Coast Ferries
49 reviews
3.85 miles away
Deer Island Point Lighthouse
7 reviews
4.50 miles away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
spbeaz
10 June 2017|
Answer
Response from Jean L | Reviewed this property |
You can walk across. Wear good shoes, yak tracks and perhaps a walking stick. The first field of boulders is the worst. I am 59 and did it 2 weeks ago. Beautiful views from the parking lot, or walk out on the trails from the... More
0
Votes
lighthousefan2014
1 May 2017|
Answer
Response from Jean L | Reviewed this property |
No one there when I was there 2 weeks ago,
-1
Votes
Dwight A
31 January 2017|
Answer
Response from 50StatesBy50 | Reviewed this property |
I would say you have about 2 to 3 h total or roughly 1.5 h on each side of low tide. If you get over to the lighthouse, the staff will give you about a 20 minute heads up to start thinking about heading back. It's only... More
0
Votes