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Address: Blackhead Rd, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A0A 1J0, Canada
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Gorgeous Views

Wonderful and Amazing views, gorgeous walks and even the drive up was lovely! Highly recommend this is a don't miss!! Some of the walk may be difficult, there is a great little... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 21 August 2016
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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Wonderful and Amazing views, gorgeous walks and even the drive up was lovely! Highly recommend this is a don't miss!! Some of the walk may be difficult, there is a great little artist gallery of lighthouses throughout Newfoundland.

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Calgary, AB
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

We saw this by sea and by land. Great to have both of those perspectives. This is the easternmost point in North America -- for that alone it's worth the short drive from St. John's. Bonus: you can do some walking here though most of the sanctioned paths are short. Wear good shoes and explore! The main area is accessible.... More 

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Westport, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

Eastern-most point of north america. Amazing views of ocean, waves, birds, whales, ships, coast....... and so on. Blueberries are good too when in season.

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Moncton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

Our friends & kind locals from St. John's told us not to miss seeing "Cape Spear" --- thank you SO much -- they were so right! It is truly breath-taking --- it's absolutely GORGEOUS! You can hear the waves crashing into the rocks below...awe-inspiring. Most days you can see whales too...amazing... We paid the $3.50 to tour the lighthouse and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

So being at the eastern most point of Canada felt pretty special -- seeing three humpback whales cavorting around the tip of the cape was even better! We came back for a sunrise. It was so incredibly beautiful and peaceful. And the lighthouse was interesting but not as much as the spectacular natural beauty all around it.

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Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

Lots of walking up hill. Not wheelchair accessible. Two lighthouses to tour inside (for a small fee), plus the cafe and gift shop. Saw the two cannons that were used during the war, and remnants of the barracks. Walking trail down to the most easterly point. Very steep, also not really wheelchair accessible. East coast trail goes along the cliffs

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

This is a cool little stop to check out the coast, see one of the oldest lighthouses and say you have been to the east point in North America. Also neat to see the guns they used to defend against Nazi's in Works War II.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

On a recent visit to St. John's, we took a tour that included a visit to Cape Spear. Jutting out into the Atlantic, Cape Spear includes what is billed as the most easterly point in North America. Since Greenland, to the north and further east, is geographically part of North America, I'm not sure about the bona fides of Cape... More 

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Guelph, Canada
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Only claim to fame, this is Newfoundland, so scenery was spectacular. But a couple of old cannons and the oldest lighthouse in st John's does not an interesting site make. At least it is close to downtown, only a 15 minute drive out, so you can make it back for lunch. Everything is close in st John's, so hiking and... More 

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Ajax, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Arrived St. John's with a few hours before check in. Saw this historic site was nearby. Amazing views, a tour of the original lighthouse that was truly interesting, and lots of trails are all great, but the star of the show is the fog. I have never seen fog move around me like this - ribbons and fingers of mist... More 

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