Step into the life of a 19th century lighthouse keeper’s family and learn about maritime history at the restored Cape Spear Lighthouse. Hike the headlands, exploring the ruins of Fort Cape Spear, a Second World War coastal defense battery, while watching for hundreds of migrating whales whose arrival is celebrated with an annual Cape Spear Lighthouse Whale Festival. Then, savour the unique experience of dining by candlelight in the 1836 lighthouse amid vistas of passing icebergs.
Campfires at the Cape
Get a taste of traditional Newfoundland music at our family-friendly campfire sing-alongs! Make sure to bring a warm sweater, a mug for hot chocolate and of course your singing voice! July 13th and 27th; August 10th and 24th. 7-8pm. Admission fee required. Meet at kiosk in parking lot!
Tea in the Lighthouse
Take a step back in time and join us for a Victorian low tea! Taste some 19th Century teas and pastries and learn how to be a proper tea guest in the restored Historic Lighthouse! August 28 and September 4.
Cape Spear Lighthouse Historic Dinners
Dine by candlelight on gourmet cuisine prepared by some of Newfoundland and Labrador’s finest chefs while you enjoy stunning views overlooking the Atlantic Ocean from the 1836 Cape Spear Lighthouse.
A Whale of a Festival!
Celebrate the arrival of thousands of migrating whales to feed in the waters off Newfoundland and Labrador during the annual Cape Spear Whale Festival.