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L'Anse Aux Meadows National Historic Site

Route 430, L'Anse aux Meadows, Newfoundland and Labrador A0K 2X0, Canada
+1 709-458-2417
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Was Great To Visit This Hitoric Place

One of the things on my bucket list can now be taken off. Unfortunately, the day we were there it... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Derrel B
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Edmonton, Canada
Simply amazing

This site is worth the hundreds of km to get there. Is is well laid out and the guides are... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Daniel G
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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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Route 430, L'Anse aux Meadows, Newfoundland and Labrador A0K 2X0, Canada
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+1 709-458-2417
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Reviewed yesterday

One of the things on my bucket list can now be taken off. Unfortunately, the day we were there it was raining and some nasty flies were wreaking havoc. Good interpretive centre.

Thank Derrel B
Reviewed 2 days ago

This site is worth the hundreds of km to get there. Is is well laid out and the guides are amazing. All guides can present in both official language and is appreciated. There is a nice walking trail that will take you around the site....More

Thank Daniel G
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

First our visit was a family visit with elderly Mom's, not kids or teenagers. Easy access for the Moms, boardwalk and flat surfaces. Unsure about wheelchair access as we climbed stairs down to the site but I would guess they have it. This was my...More

Thank Carla C
Reviewed 5 days ago

Man verse Nature. Known verse Unknown. Risk verse Reward. Icebergs. If you like to contemplate the human spirit of adventure and exploration, this is an excellent spot to do just that. Its just gonna take some effort. But, hey, at least you've got all the...More

Thank StaticKPMariner
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It was windy and cold but who care since I saw icebergs in the area. We didn't do a guided tour but it was still lovely and informative since the staff at the hut provided info and answered all our questions.

Thank latinaangeljm
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had a great day here. Planned to spend a half a day but kids dId geocache and we did a guided tour so took whole day. Actual site is quite subtle so recommend taking tour to get most out of it. Our guide Clayton...More

Thank weliketofly
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Small museum and video interpretation of the site is indoors; trails, "ruins", and replica structures are down the hill from the visitor's center. The best way to see the site is on a guided tour, offered at the center every several hours. Very informative! This...More

Thank Eric L
Reviewed 6 days ago

We were fortunate to have Clayton as our guide. He has been involved with the site for years and has some wonderful stories. The views are beautiful and if you're there during iceberg season it is awesome. It is windy and there's a cold breeze...More

Thank davidtrail
Reviewed 1 week ago

The combination of the guided tour with the guide's expert commentary, and the reconstructed buildings with their authentically-clad, working inhabitants, gives visitors a look back at life as it may have been in the age of the Vikings. Well presented. No admission fee.

Thank Doug J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visit here to experience when mankind finally came 'full circle' on the earth. Beautiful area with good tour guides and reenactment of life in 1,000 AD. Hike the trails for unforgettable views. Maybe you will see Labrador on a clear day.

1  Thank Cathy M
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lornafiander
9 July 2017|
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Response from Victoria477 | Reviewed this property |
This year because of Canada 150... of Frederal National Parks are free.. They will even give you a pass, that is good for the rest of the year..for all the other Federal Parks in Canada..
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maowLondonCanada
8 October 2016|
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Response from lapinjano | Reviewed this property |
I did a motorcycle trip in May with my brother. We took two weeks to visit the West coast. We only stopped briefly at Gros Mornes. In September, we returned with a couple of friends to Newfoundland. This time, we rented a... More
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Brenda S
1 August 2016|
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Response from johnnylough | Reviewed this property |
I think the tour was about 45 min after we had watched the movie inside and looked around inside. It was a guided tour and I'm not sure how often they go. We felt it was more educational with guide. You could still walk it... More
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