Cape Spear Lighthouse - Historic Places Days

Cape Spear Lighthouse

St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador
1914 - 1930 Black Head Road, St. John's, NL
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May 18th to Oct 13th, 2019 Open daily 10:30-17:30


Stark white Cape Spear Lighthouse pierces a sky swirling with seabirds atop a craggy headland. It overlooks a vast expanse of indigo ocean where glittering processions of icebergs glide by, Humpback whales breach and pods of porpoises send misty spouts into the Atlantic air. On Canada’s easternmost point of land, historic Cape Spear Lighthouse, the oldest surviving lighthouse in Newfoundland and Labrador, offers a glimpse into the lives of 19th century lighthouse keepers and their families.


  • Family-Friendly
  • Guided Tour
  • National Historic Site
  • Parking
  • Pet-Friendly
  • Washrooms
  • Wheelchair Access


1914 - 1930 Black Head Road, St. John's, NL
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