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North Cape Lighthouse

Highway 12, Tignish, Prince Edward Island, Canada
+1 902-368-4000
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It’s a Lighthouse

If you’re into lighthouses, then you’ve got to visit here. If you just want to see a lighthouse... read more

Reviewed 19 May 2018
Cindy E
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Lacombe, Canada
Northern most tip of PEI

Beautiful view of the Atlantic Ocean. Sea lions sunning out on the rocks. Nice gift shop... read more

Reviewed 31 January 2018
Nongluteyfoodie
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Manilla, Canada
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  • Very good38%
  • Average19%
  • Poor1%
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“gift shop” (15 reviews)
“north cape” (24 reviews)
“wind farm” (12 reviews)
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Highway 12, Tignish, Prince Edward Island, Canada
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+1 902-368-4000
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"long drive"
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"low tide"
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"on display"
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"cell tower"
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Reviewed 19 May 2018

If you’re into lighthouses, then you’ve got to visit here. If you just want to see a lighthouse, there are closer ones to see. Nothing wrong but it’s a long drive. I was looking for birds but nothing was close enough to shore to identify....More

Thank Cindy E
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Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

Beautiful view of the Atlantic Ocean. Sea lions sunning out on the rocks. Nice gift shop. Lighthouse perfect for pics. Restaurant was busy so our ball team was too large to accommodate without a reservation which was our fault. Drive up from O’Leary was very...More

Thank Nongluteyfoodie
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Reviewed 2 November 2017

It was a windy, chilly day when we visited but it was worth it to see one of the oldest lighthouses in the province. It was built in 1867 and is still active! We went into the Interpretive Center and also had lunch at the...More

1  Thank Sharon W
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

See this wonderful working historic North Cape Lighthouse, and enjoy the beautiful PEI coastline in this area. There are many photo opportunities here. Take a stroll along the shoreline and see the hundreds of inukshuks along the shore built by former visitors to this area....More

Thank Michael D
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

The most beautiful place ever! Amazing Sunsets, amazing people and the weather was sublime..... cannot wait to return.

Thank galwaygirlpauline
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Reviewed 30 September 2017

A drive up the North Cape of PEI makes you feel like you have the Island to yourself! The lighthouse's surrounding grounds and rocky shore are a stark reminder of the difficult terrain that mariners encounter. The beach area is covered in rocks and enjoyed...More

1  Thank LuluReview
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Reviewed 19 September 2017

Wonderful working lighthouse situated at the tip of Tignish. Grounds are interesting to walk with the wind farm & historical markers. Property offers a gift shop, bathrooms and beach. I can't imagine swimming in this area, but it was very pretty to admire the ocean.

Thank CMC_2012
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

The biggest advantage of traveling through the western portion of Prince Edward Island is that it is much less frequented by tourists. The seacoast is spectacular and the fishing towns like Tignish have lobster to offer, all great reasons to travel through this less traveled...More

Thank Robert F
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Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

You go here because it is here. The northwestern most tip of PEI. There is a lighthouse, a restaurant, a beach covered with inukshuk, a gift shop and a wind museum. But mostly it is the northwest tip of PEI.

2  Thank woodmister
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Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

This lighthouse was quite a distance from Charlottetown but I enjoyed it. It is fenced in and you are not able to see the inside. Took a short walk around-did not walk the nature trail nor did we pay to see the exhibit there about...More

Thank Barbara L
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