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Avalon, Ferryland, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
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Great place

It' a 1 km or so walk to the lighthouse. Moderate hike . Once there you can hike around the point... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Ontario, Canada
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Don't go after mid September

Views are fantastic as usual in Newfoundland but we couldn't even find a bathroom. Lots of tourists... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Judy G
Kincardine, Canada
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Avalon, Ferryland, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It' a 1 km or so walk to the lighthouse. Moderate hike . Once there you can hike around the point or climb down right to the water to hear the surf and see crashing on the rocks. Beautiful views. You can order a lunch...More

Thank Bearcat4
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Views are fantastic as usual in Newfoundland but we couldn't even find a bathroom. Lots of tourists but no service. We knew there would not be a picnic but this was a disappointment.

Thank Judy G
Reviewed 11 August 2017

We went to explore here the first week of June and the Centre was closed and so was the Tea House. It would be nice if they would accommodate the tourists who travel early in the season. We did enjoy the drive around the archaeological...More

Thank souldreamers
Reviewed 8 August 2017

This was my third visit to Ferryland and I was amazed at how much progress has been made on the project. Also visited the local Knitting Circle in the Visitor Centre - all very welcoming and learned a lot about the local area from the...More

Thank lindsaypony
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Most people are familiar with Ferryland picnics that you can reserve in advance, pick up at the lighthouse, and enjoy while sitting on the rocks and grass. And they're good. But typically booked months ahead, which can be a problem due to the changeable weather....More

Thank Chris D
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Ferryland was the southernmost point in our hybrid "East Coast route 10" day trip, which included Witless Bay, Petty Harbour and Cape Spear. We were intrigued by the name and found that the location had historical significance via Lord Baltimore. Furthermore, the road up to...More

Thank Peeter P
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We drove to Ferryland just to see what was there. Walked up to the lighthouse and were amazed at the dozens and dozens of whales in the bay. We have never seen anything like this before. It was amazing. We could see their backs and...More

Thank LeannfromStratford
Reviewed 4 July 2017

We were disappointed that the lighthouse was closed when we were there. It was a single pothole dirt road to get up to the parking lot. There's no washrooms or info signs anywhere. Then there's a kilometer hike up to the lighthouse where there still...More

Thank GloriaKen
Reviewed 27 June 2017

We stopped here on a recent trip to Newfoundland. There was an iceberg nearby which was awesome.Talked to one of the locals and she was super friendly. it is a cute little stop.

Thank lovinretirement2015
Reviewed 11 June 2017

the Lighthousehike was a bit strenous bec. it was so freezing cold and very windy and not a soul around...eerie...

Thank 59gajb
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