Cape Bonavista Lighthouse - Historic Places Days

Cape Bonavista Lighthouse

Bonavista, Newfoundland and Labrador
National Trust Passport Place
505 Cape Shore Rd, Bonavista, NL A0C 1B0, Canada
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May 18 to October 11, 2024
(709) 468-7444

For generations of mariners along this coast, the light at Cape Bonavista was their only connection to land while out on the dark sea. Built in 1843, the light at Cape Bonavista is one of the few in the world where you can still climb up the stone tower and see the same seal oil fueled catoptric light apparatus that was used in the 1800s. One of the most photographed places in Newfoundland and Labrador, this is a prime location to view whales, icebergs and puffins.

Open from the Victoria Day long weekend until just before Thanksgiving.


  • Family-Friendly
  • Guided Tour
  • Parking
  • Washrooms

Events At This Place

Cape Bonavista Lighthouse Open House

Cape Bonavista Lighthouse

10 July, 2024 | 0930 - 1700


505 Cape Shore Rd, Bonavista, NL A0C 1B0, Canada
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