Attractions

Lighthouse in Bonavista

Cape Bonavista Lighthouse

A brilliant red-and-white-striped lighthouse dating from 1843. The interior has been restored to the 1870s, and it is now a provincial historic site. A puffin colony lives just offshore; the birds put on quite a sho…
Park in Bonavista

Dungeon Park

Nowhere is the power of water more evident than at the Dungeon, a deep chasm 90m in circumference that was created by the collapse of two sea caves, through which thunderous waves now slam the coast.
Historic Site in Bonavista

Ryan Premises National Historic Site

Ryan Premises National Historic Site is a restored 19th-century saltfish mercantile complex. The slew of white clapboard buildings honors five centuries of fishing in Newfoundland via multimedia displays and interpr…
Historic Site in Bonavista

Ye Matthew Legacy

A 15th-century replica of John Cabot's ship The Matthew, which Cabot sailed into Bonavista.