Cape Spear Lighthouse, St. Johns

Currently Open [Closes at 06:00 pm]
  • Address: Blackhead Road, Route 11 (Cape Spear Drive), NL, Canada, St. Johns
  • Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +1-7097725367
  • Ticket Price: 4 USD
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Entertainment, Family And Kids
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About Cape Spear Lighthouse, St. Johns

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.

Cape Spear Lighthouse Information

  • Picnic facilities are available on site in season.
  • Some areas of the property are wheelchair accessible.

Cape Spear Lighthouse Ticket Prices

  • 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 Lighthouse Opening and Closing Hours

  • 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.

How To reach Cape Spear Lighthouse by Public Transport

  • Hiring a taxi or renting a car is recommended.

Restaurants Near Cape Spear Lighthouse

  • Carrying picnic baskets with you is recommended.

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Things to Know Before Visiting Cape Spear Lighthouse

  • 95% of people who visit St. Johns include Cape Spear Lighthouse in their plan

  • 76.14% of people start their Cape Spear Lighthouse visit around 10 AM - 11 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Cape Spear Lighthouse

Monday, Friday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Cape Spear Lighthouse

People normally club together The Rooms and Bowring Park while planning their visit to Cape Spear Lighthouse.

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