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Rose Blanche Lighthouse Scenic Drive

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It's a MUST, must do

We thoroughly enjoyed exploring the lighthouse and the panoramic views from the hilltop. Well... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2018
Donna R
Elliot Lake, Canada
Worth more than we expected!

We had some free time the afternoon before our scheduled ferry departure so we stopped at a Visitor... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2018
Moncton, New Brunswick
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Route 470 | Rose Blanche, Canada, Port aux Basques, Newfoundland and Labrador A0M 1P0, Canada
+1 709-956-2052
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Reviewed 8 October 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed exploring the lighthouse and the panoramic views from the hilltop. Well marked trails with signs identifying the local flora was a nice touch.

Thank Donna R
Reviewed 3 September 2018

We had some free time the afternoon before our scheduled ferry departure so we stopped at a Visitor Centre. The lady there suggested we visit Rose Blanche Lighthouse. It was a beautiful drive there (only 8 kms or so) but on a very windy and...More

Thank Corinne14
Reviewed 25 August 2018

Beautiful scenery along the way, toured the lighthouse, stopped to see some waterfalls on the way Spectacular views as well, cost $6 each

Thank Marie121668
Reviewed 18 August 2018

What I imagined Newfoundland to look like and I was not disappointed. The drive out to Rose Blanche and the lighthouse follows the coast with a number of great stops along the way, The Harvey Trail, Barachois Falls, Le Cou and Diamond Cove to name...More

Thank SylRickTraveler
Reviewed 15 August 2018

If at all possible incorporate a visit to this absolutely beautiful corner of Newfoundland, it's well worth the drive. The end of Highway 470 is highlighted by a granite lighthouse designed by Robert Louis Stevenson's father, its interesting history told by "John", the local tourist...More

Thank Beverly Z
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Moose eagles foxes and the beautiful ocean it's all here if you are lucky enough u can see all this and more

Thank Twomainers1
Reviewed 5 August 2018

This lighthouse and the little town are so gorgeous and picturesque. This Is A Beautiful Quiet Place to visit with plenty of eye candy scenery.

Thank Wayne S
Reviewed 1 August 2018

There is so much to explore on highway 470, but the granite lighthouse in Rose Blanche is definitely a highlight. Yes, you have to head to the very end of the highway and yes, there is a strong likelihood of fog and rain, but it...More

Thank ddcarter2112
Reviewed 9 July 2018

In addition to traveling for food, I like to drive to the end of the road. Short of taking a ferry, this is it for Western Newfoundland. Definitely worth the walk to the end of the point. Though allowed to deteriorate to the point of...More

Thank The_Northeys
Reviewed 7 July 2018

Route 470 is one of my favourites. It’s out of this world beautiful. There’s a couple spots you can stop to find rocks and hike to take amazing photos. The drive ends at an authentic old time lighthouse.

Thank Roland T
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