Best of St. John’s Tour
Best of St. John’s Tour
Duration : 3 Hours
The Price : $74.00
Age Range : 5-60
Total Seats : 6/6
- Pick up and drop off from anywhere in downtown St. John’s.
- Start at Signal Hill: Signal Hill is a historic site overlooking the city and the ocean. It’s the perfect place to start your tour and take in the breathtaking views. You can explore the Cabot Tower, a National Historic Site, and learn about its significance in Newfoundland’s history.
- Drive through Downtown St. John’s: Drive through the downtown area and see the colorful houses that line the streets. You can stop at George Street, which is known for its nightlife and live music. There are also many shops and restaurants to explore.
- Visit Quidi Vidi Village: A picturesque fishing village that is just a few minutes away from downtown St. John’s. You can take a stroll around the village, explore the walking trails, and visit Quidi Vidi Brewery, one of the most popular craft breweries in Newfoundland.
- Drive to Cape Spear Lighthouse: The Cape Spear Lighthouse is the easternmost point in North America and offers stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean. There are also hiking trails and historic military bunkers to explore.
- End your tour with a visit to the East Coast Trail: The East Coast Trail is a 336 km hiking trail that runs along the coast of Newfoundland. You can drive to one of the trailheads and take a short hike to see some of the most beautiful views in the province.
Minimum booking is 3 seats. Pick up time will be confirmed 1-3 days prior to the tour date via email or phone. If you do not have access to these, please be ready 30 minutes prior to tour start time in the hotel lobby. Please note that adverse weather may result in cancellation
Places You’ll See :
Welcome to Cape Spear, the home of the oldest surviving lighthouse in Newfoundland and the crown jewel of North America's easternmost point. This iconic beacon stands tall as a testament to the region's rich maritime history, guiding ships safely through treacherous waters for generations. As you approach the Cape Spear Lighthouse National Historic Site, prepare to be enchanted by the breathtaking panorama of the Atlantic Ocean stretching as far as the eye can see. Witness the mighty waves crashing against the rugged coastline and soak in the awe-inspiring scenery that surrounds you. Be sure to keep your eyes peeled, for if you visit at the right time of year, you might be lucky enough to catch sight of majestic humpback whales breaching the surface or glorious icebergs floating gracefully by. A visit to Cape Spear is a must for anyone seeking to immerse themselves in the natural beauty and historical significance of this remarkable location. Don't miss the opportunity to witness this true gem of North America's easternmost point and one of the most significant National Historic Sites of Canada!
1Cape Spear National Historic Site
Signal Hill is significant for its historic role in strategic military operations and as the location of the final battle of the Seven Years’ War in North America. It is also the place where the first ever transoceanic wireless signal was received by Guglielmo Marconi in 1901. On top of the hill, you will find Cabot Tower and enjoy panoramic views of the city! Signal Hill, a National Historic Site in St. John's, Newfoundland, and Labrador, Canada, offers panoramic views of the city and harbor. The hill is home to the Johnson Geo Centre museum and park, as well as the community of The Battery. The highest point on the hill, Ladies' Lookout, is 167 meters (548 feet) high and features a lookout tower. On December 12, 1901, the very first transatlantic wireless signal was received by Guglielmo Marconi at a deserted hospital on the hill.
2Signal Hill National Historic Site
Quidi Vidi Village (pronounced “kiddy vidi”) is a quaint fishing village located in St. John’s near Quidi Vidi Lake. This town is known for its cute coastal homes, several small businesses including a brewery and Artisan Studios, and the Quidi Vidi Battery Provincial Historic Site. Book a tour now to see more! Quidi Vidi is a neighborhood nestled next to Quidi Vidi Lake in St. John's, Newfoundland, and Labrador, Canada. This village is known for its varying pronunciations, with "Kiddy Vidi" being the most common one. The harbor in Quidi Vidi is referred to as "The Gut". Quidi Vidi also houses the famous Quidi Vidi Battery Provincial Historic Site, gorgeous coastal homes, and many independent businesses. Its population is 783 with a 1.1:1 Male/Female ratio.
3Quidi Vidi Village
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