Your health and safety, and that of Parks Canada team members, is of the utmost importance to us. We are following the advice of public health experts and only those activities where measures can be implemented to minimize healthy and safety risks will be available to the public.
Stay up-to-date on what activities will be available for the 2021 season by contacting us by email at or by phone at 709-772-2191 or 709-772-5367.

The staff at Cape Spear are passionate about sharing their knowledge and love for this breath-taking place. These programs appeal to visitors of all ages. Take a look at the descriptions below to get an idea of what you can expect!

Guided Walking Tours

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Start date: July 2
End date: August 31
Time: 10:30 am, 1:30 pm and 2:30 pm daily

Take a guided tour through the deep history of Cape Spear. Follow our knowledgeable guides through the history of the oldest, surviving lighthouse in the province; continue on to see the coast through the eyes of a Royal Canadian Artillery gunner during the Second World War; and finish the tour at the most easterly point of Canada! Surround yourself with the fresh Atlantic Ocean air and keep your eyes peeled for whales, seabirds, even icebergs!

Explore the Historic Cape Spear Lighthouse

an arrangement of china dishes

Start date: May 18
End date: October 13
Time: 10:30 am, 12:00 pm, 12:30 pm, 1:00 pm,
3:30 pm, 4:00 pm, 4:30 pm, and 5:00 pm daily
Location: Historic Lighthouse (at the top of the stairs)

Head to the historic Cape Spear Lighthouse; the oldest surviving lighthouse in Newfoundland and Labrador!
Let our guides show you the simplicity of early life as a light keeping family at Cape Spear.