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Signal Hill

Signal Hill Road, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1A 1B2, Canada
+1 709-772-5367
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A hill overlooking St. John's Harbor which has been given "National Historic Site" status.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good24%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Signal Hill Road, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1A 1B2, Canada
+1 709-772-5367
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Historically and for the view this is a must see. The view is stunning. A sunny clear day is the best time to visit. It is usually a little windy but worth it. If you are lucky and there at the right time you could...More

Thank leg5254
Reviewed 2 days ago

Best spot to see whales, the wide Atlantic Ocean and roaring waves along the shore. The hike from town, along Battery Road and up to Signal Hill was fantastic. Strenuous in parts but lots of stairs to help with the hills. The Signal Hill monument/museum...More

Thank Gill E
Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited this spot a couple of times. There is lots of hiking trails and great views of the harbor in St. Johns. Lots of history here!

Thank Jim H
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a must see and it is free. We did the two hour hike and it was fantastic. We even got to see a whale. If you go at night dress warm.

Thank 241sweetpea
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place was gorgeous. Great walking trails. The stairs were well maintained. Windy. Great views of the harbour. A Very nice historical learning site.

Thank Julie S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is one of the top maritime views in the world. A clear day is a must. The View of the coastline, the narrows, St. John's, and Cape Spear were breathtaking. We saw whales in the waters off the heights. Spend some time at the...More

Thank Warren D
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Drove up to the parking lot at the very top of signal hill, spend a few minutes there for pictures and reading plaques. The ocean view was amazing, and you get to see large container ships going in and out of the harbour, which was...More

Thank cindirp
Reviewed 3 days ago

One could hike, drive in a car, take a taxi or take a bus tour up to historic majestic Signal Hill. Plan your trip according to your ability and needs. The uphill hike could be difficult and steep at parts but the pay off is...More

Thank Gershwin12
Reviewed 4 days ago

We very much enjoyed our visit to Signal Hill but we did have nice weather. I would not recommend going there in bad weather. Firstly, there would be no view. Secondly, it might be a pretty miserable place to be. We did not have to...More

Thank RandyRoss
Reviewed 4 days ago

A must do in st johns. Whale watch, have gelato, watch a show, or visit the many trails! If you do 1 thing in the city make sure you visit signal hill!

Thank QueenBee896
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26 July 2017|
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Response from Donna H | Reviewed this property |
As far as I'm concerned, Signal Hill is a must for the view. The Rooms was good, but exhausting to see it all and if you're not into museums, don't go if you only have 4 days. We took an O'Brien's Bay Bulls boat tour and... More
11 April 2017|
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Response from BLWScott | Reviewed this property |
The tattoo is only on certain days and times. It wasn't on when I was visiting but I would look on their website. I would say no seating - it's in a field. I doubt there are reservations.

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