Cape Shore attractions

Park in Cape St Mary's Ecological Reserve & Around

Cape St Mary's Ecological Reserve

A major seabird colony, with breeding-season populations of tens of thousands of northern gannet, black-legged kittiwake and common murre. Viewing is easy, with land sightings as close as 10m. There are also thick-b…
Viewpoint in Cape St Mary's Ecological Reserve & Around

Bird Rock

Bird Rock is reached by an easy footpath through fields of sheep and blue irises, and then suddenly you're at the cliff's edge facing a massive, near-vertical rock swarmed by squawking birds.
Historic Site in Placentia

Castle Hill National Historic Site

It's said that this site determined the fate of a continent when French and British forces clashed here to gain control of lucrative fishing grounds.
Museum in Placentia

O'Reilly House Museum

A century-old Victorian home offering an inside look at the town and its past luxuries.
Museum in Cape St Mary's Ecological Reserve & Around

Interpretive Centre

With information on nesting seabirds and displays on local ecology.