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North Cape Lighthouse

Highway 12, Tignish, Prince Edward Island, Canada
+1 902-368-4000
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really enjoy it

It is like the end of the world. The lighthouse is still working. There is an easy trail nearby... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ningbo, China
Love this spot!

I really enjoy going to North Cape and seeing the view from this area that includes a Lighthouse... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mark D
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“gift shop” (11 reviews)
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“wind farm” (9 reviews)
Highway 12, Tignish, Prince Edward Island, Canada
+1 902-368-4000
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It is like the end of the world. The lighthouse is still working. There is an easy trail nearby. The view of the ocean is great.

Thank rodjin
Reviewed 1 week ago

I really enjoy going to North Cape and seeing the view from this area that includes a Lighthouse. You can walk out to an island if the tide is down and if you are really lucky you can see seals. It was my second time...More

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 1 week ago

From the Summerside area, we took Rte 2, an easy hour drive to North Cape. It was a nice day & the breeze during our walk was welcome. We went on the Black Marsh Nature Trail among the wind turbines which was very interesting to...More

Thank Fundygirlr
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Whooshing Wind Turbines at the Wind Energy Interpretive Center at North Cape in Prince Edward Island National Park. Sunshine yet cool because of the winds Informative interpretive trail along the coast with details about the marsh and the local fishing industry. Erosion of Elephant Rock...More

Thank Nancy J
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Cape North is the north-western most point of land in Prince Edward Island, and if you're on the island it's worth the visit. Prince Edward Island is not large; so getting to Cape North isn't difficult and it is a very pleasant drive. Located near...More

Thank Roy B
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

While this lighthouse is still in active use, its very ordinary. No great photo ops, the lighthouse is fenced off by a high chain link fence. There is a huge cell phone tower erected right next to it. Would be a great spot for night...More

Thank goldnpaw
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Great view from the Northwestern tip of PEI. Well worth it to get out of your car and head down towards the water. On the way back, be sure to drive through Alberton!

Thank J1798JMclaireh
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

We drove all along the North Cape Coastal Drive, and one of the main places we wanted to stop was at this lighthouse ! We went on a rainy day, so the view wasn't the best but it was great to have stopped here !...More

Thank kComeau89
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

We were staying in Tignish and it had rained so we decided to drive to the North Cape. We spent two hours walking the Black Marsh Trail that is right beside the North Cape Lighthouse. The informative plaques on the trails and the easy walk...More

Thank BSCSkiers
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Definitely worth visiting.....there is a gift shop and a restaurant here as well an interpretive centre for the wind turbines but best featore is the walk.....about an hour round trip along the cliffs

Thank VancouverKeith
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