Situated around 15 kilometres from the city centre of St. John’s, the Cape Spear Lighthouse is the oldest surviving lighthouse of Newfoundland province. It was designated a national historic site of Canada for its age and architecture. Constructed in 1836, it was restored to its former elegant neoclassical cube with dome structure by Parks Canada in 1950s. Step inside the structure to see the restored lighthouse and discover the life of a 19th-century lighthouse keeper.
- Picnic facilities are available on site in season.
- Some areas of the property are wheelchair accessible.
- Adult (17-64): USD 3.90, Senior (65+): USD 3.40, Youth (6-16): USD 1.90
- Family (upto 7 people, max. 2 adults): USD 9.80
- Cape Spear National Lighthouse Historic Site grounds are open year-round.
- Lighthouse timings: May 21st to June 10th: 10 a.m to 6 p.m. Closed on Monday and Tuesday.
- June 11th to September 3rd: 10 a.m to 6 p.m.
- September 4th to October 15th: 10 a.m to 6 p.m.
- Closed for season from mid October to Mid May.
- Hiring a taxi or renting a car is recommended.
- Carrying picnic baskets with you is recommended.
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95% of people who visit St. Johns include Cape Spear Lighthouse in their plan
10 AM - 11 AM
93.14% of people start their Cape Spear Lighthouse visit around 10 AM - 11 AM
People usually take around 1 Hr to see Cape Spear Lighthouse
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Cape Spear Lighthouse