Port au Choix National Historic Site

Explore the crossroads of 6,000 years of human history where the sea’s bounty drew Maritime Archaic, Dorset, Groswater and Beothuk people long before Europeans arrived.

Pointe Riche Lighthouse of Port au Choix

The Headland of Point Riche is located within walking distance to the town of Port aux Choix. Considered a "pepperpot", the Pointe Riche Lighthouse was constructed in 1892. An incredibly beautiful sight.

Port au Choix Heritage Shop

View exhibits of several ancient cultures, hike the trails, visit the new landscape features located next to the archaeological sites. Gift shop on site, hiking and walking trails begin at visitor center.

Hiking Trails in Port au Choix

Walk in the footsteps of the Paleo-Eskimo people along the trails to their dwelling site at Phillip’s Garden. Bring sturdy shoes or boots, water, and sunscreen or a raincoat.

French Rooms Cultural Center

Several times a week, the bread oven is fired up - and for a small fee visitors get an opportunity to see and sample freshly baked bread from the oven (topped with local jams).

Camping in Newfoundland

The Sea Echo Motel offers 10 campsites with electrical hook-ups. There are hundreds of campsites and approximately 80 campgrounds, with varying levels of services & amenities throughout the province.

Other Nearby Attractions

Great Northern Peninsula's Viking Trail

The Viking Trail is the largest themed highway in Newfoundland & Labrador. Travel through wooded valleys & along windswept coastlines. Enjoy side trips to fjords, falls, sand dunes & fields of flowers.

L'Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site

A visit to this site will transport you back to where Vikings once stood. Mystery mingles with light and washes over the captivating landscape. 221 kilometres from Port au Choix.

Viking Village

Norstead replicates a Viking port of trade as it looked during the Viking era. Norstead. Located at L'Anse aux Meadows. Has been identified as one of Canada's top ten 'Hidden Travel Gems'.

Great Northern Peninsula Iceberg Festival

The Northern Peninsula is recognized throughout the world as Iceberg Alley so you won't have any trouble finding Islands of Ice here! Every summer, the Iceberg Festival features special events celebrating icebergs.

Torrent River Interpretation Centre

Located in Hawke's Bay. View Atlantic salmon in their natural habitat through underwater windows. Explore Newfoundland and Labrador's most successful salmon enhancement project. Torrent River is a 22 km drive from Port au Choix.