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Lighthouse Picnics

Lighthouse Road, Ferryland, Newfoundland and Labrador A0A 2H0, Canada
+1 709-363-7456
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Delicious Food but Treacherous Road

The service was very good but the cost was too high for many families. We had 7 people so close to... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
beachwalker4955
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St. John's, Newfoundland
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Loved it!

What an awesome experience this was. Everything from the gentle hike to the lighthouse to the... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2017
Lisa B
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Lighthouse Road, Ferryland, Newfoundland and Labrador A0A 2H0, Canada
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The service was very good but the cost was too high for many families. We had 7 people so close to $200 for something we could have made for one quarter of that at home. Next time I will park at Colony of Avalon and...More

Thank beachwalker4955
Reviewed 16 March 2017

What an awesome experience this was. Everything from the gentle hike to the lighthouse to the DELICIOUS picnic made this the perfect family outing for us and our 3 year old. Will definitely be back!

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 15 February 2017

I went in July 2015. Had a great time with two friends. The food was great and they had options for veg, gluten free, lactose free, etc... 25$ for the picnic included dessert and homemade lemonade, tray and blanket to take outside. It was a...More

1  Thank Sarah K
Reviewed 31 January 2017

The walk to the Lighthouse is interesting, but when you get there! Jaw dropping beautiful rough cliffs and the vast ocean. Pick yourself a spot sheltered from the wind and enjoy this wonderful picnic lunch while taking in the breathtaking views. The lunch is so...More

Thank funpower
Reviewed 25 January 2017

We happened to visit on a foggy and rainy day, but it was so worth it. You must drive on this narrow dirt road to the parking lot. Once there you will take a pleasant stroll about 10 minutes to the lighthouse. We took great...More

1  Thank submart
Reviewed 25 November 2016

We had this on our to do list - but even a couple of months in advance couldn't get a reservation as they were all booked out. Having looked at the photos and write-ups we decided that we would make the trek from St John's...More

Thank vb22
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Perfect day, blue skies, white clouds, spouting whales, gourmet food. Make sure you reserve your picnic months ahead, if you do not have a reservation you cannot get a picnic lunch. After your hike to the Lighthouse you have a choice of sandwich and dessert....More

1  Thank mjdgadget
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Love the idea and the execution on this . Climb to the lighthouse and order a picnic lunch served in a basket with mason jar glasses for drinks and take your picnic lunch wherever you wish and nosh and dream the afternoon away

Thank Bethk1964
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We thought this would be a fun experience. It would have been nice if they had let us know that the paved narrow one way, no turn around road, would lead into a gravelled, narrow heavily potholed, full of water, no turn around road leading...More

1  Thank Sharon S
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Just returned from a wonderful first-time trip to Newfoundland, but I had to write this review ASAP. How does this idea pop into someone's head to reward hungry hikers with first-class picnic fare? We hiked in - it's about 1km one-way - and up the...More

1  Thank Barb510
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bretonfrogQuebec
I have a problem walking and is it possible to drive to the Lighthouse and are there any Gluten Free options. Thank You
9 December 2015|
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Response from Marget D | Reviewed this property |
It is not possible to drive to the lighthouse. For gluten free options it would be best to go to the Tea Room located close to Witless Bay on the main road. The views out to the islands are lovely!
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Mllyms
Anybody know the cost of the picnic?
6 August 2015|
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Response from Jkean88 |
Around $50 for two people. Well worth it though.
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shannonleighconnors
Is there any type of transportation available from at johns to the lighthouse?
22 April 2015|
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