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Definite worthwhile drive to see!

Despite having to drive several kms from Advocate Harbour, and along a dirt, washboard-surfaced... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2018
ChitchatCanada
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Worth a visit.

The lighthouse is a bit out of the way. You will travel a few miles on a dirt road, park your... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2018
CherylM119
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Centennial, Colorado
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Cape D'Or Road, Advocate Harbour, Nova Scotia B0M 1H0, Canada
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All reviews fog horn parking lot steep walk gravel road cape d'or bit out of the way guest house light house views are amazing great food strawberry rhubarb crisp watch the sunset parking area caesar salad beautiful spot worth the trip take your time
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Reviewed 29 October 2018

Despite having to drive several kms from Advocate Harbour, and along a dirt, washboard-surfaced road to get here, we thought it was very worthwhile! At the end of the dirt road there is a parking lot on your right. From here you walk a short...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ChitchatCanada
Reviewed 17 October 2018

The lighthouse is a bit out of the way. You will travel a few miles on a dirt road, park your vehicle, then walk down a steep road to the lighthouse. Wander around the lighthouse and enjoy the view. There is a restaurant on the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank CherylM119
Reviewed 1 October 2018

Incredible! Cannot believe we stayed at a lighthouse! Amazing location and great food. They have a four room guest house where you can rent a room with private bath. Shared common room - have coffee, small fridge. While it was foggy whole time we were...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank HotelLover71
Reviewed 25 September 2018

We travelling down the road to Advocate Harbour and saw the sign for Cape d'or Lighthouse. So we made the turn. It said it was 6 km in. In half a km the road turned to gravel so you need to do 5.5 km on...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Tom H
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

We came originally to eat at the lighthouse, but it seems the proprietor opens and closes the place on whom. Aside from that, it's totally worth driving down that dusty gravel road. The view one gets is breathtaking, and the water is so clear that...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Andreas S
Reviewed 17 September 2018

This is located at the end of the worst road we have ever driven on, 5.6 k of logging road, nearly lost control a couple of times due to the loose gravel, DO NOT TAKE A NEW LOW CAR ON THIS ROAD. When we reached...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Buicklover
Reviewed 16 September 2018

This is a favourite place to go of ours. It is safer than Cape Split to walk around and there is food. There is even a B&B here with praises from many friends. Took amazing photographs of the sunsets, best in years.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank pleased970
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

A beautiful stop to see the lighthouse down below and take pictures. It's not for the weak or people with walking disabilities as it's a rocky incline down the road.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Oilsandsgal
Reviewed 31 August 2018

The lighthouse is accompanied by a fog horn with a warning that your hearing could be damaged if you are nearby when it sounds. Cliffs and currents are impressive. The road is a challenge.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Barbara O
Reviewed 31 August 2018

We spent the night in the Lighthouse guest house. Nothing fancy at all, quite plain in fact, but oh my gosh, who cares! The views and just the pure relaxation is why you come here! Amazing place to watch the sunset and take in all...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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