Attractions

Don’t miss a thing! Check out our 10 stops, conveniently located near every major St. John’s landmark and attraction.

Our tours run from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm, with tickets valid for 2 days.

Stop 1

WATER STREET (EAST)

Water Street is the heart of downtown St. John’s.  The colourful buildings make up a vibrant and historic district of local restaurants, businesses and shopping.  This stop is also home to the National War Memorial, Harbourside Park and the Terry Fox Memorial. Hop off for something to eat, pick up a local souvenir at Newfoundland Chocolate Company or find a nearby activity like axe throwing at Jack Axes

Stop 2

SIGNAL HILL

You don’t want to miss out on St. John’s’ most famous landmark- Signal Hill!  Signal Hill is a National Historic Site famed for being the location where Guglielmo Marconi received the world’s first transatlantic wireless signal in 1901. Hop off for Cabot Tower, Queens Battery Barracks, great views of the city and hiking.

Stop 3

JOHNSON GEO CENTRE

Our second stop on Signal Hill, step inside the rock formations and learn all about how unique Newfoundland is geologically at the Johnson Geo Centre. Get off here for the Signal Hill Visitor Centre, including the Newfoundland Chocolate Cafe.  This stop is also a short walk (down the hill) to a scenic neighbourhood, the Battery. 

Stop 4

QUIDI VIDI VILLAGE

Quidi Vidi, also known as the “gut” is a quaint fishing village in the heart of St. John’s.  Picturesque Quidi Vidi is home to the Quidi Vidi Brewery, and Quidi Vidi Plantation, a craft incubator for local artists. You can also catch a Quidi Vidi Charters boat tour here or explore part of the East Coast Trail. 

Stop 5

BANNERMAN PARK

Beautiful Bannerman Park is the perfect stop for the Colonial Building, Government House or a lovely stroll through the park and some Moo Moos ice cream. A short walk away from Commissariat House.

Stop 6

THE ROOMS

The Rooms is a museum and cultural facility. Drop by for art, exhibits and a spectacular view of the city harbour. Hop off here for the Basilica Cathedral of St. John the Baptist. Hop on at this stop for a drive through Jelly Bean Row, St. John’s famed brightly coloured row houses. A short walk from the Rooms you can try out Newfoundland’s famous fish and chips at Ches’s

Stop 7

NEWMAN WINE VAULT

Stop number 7 takes you to Newman Wine Vaults, a provincial historic site where Portuguese wine was aged for over 300 years in St. John’s.  This stop is a short distance from JAG hotel, Mile One Stadium and the St. John’s Convention Centre.

Stop 8

CAPE SPEAR

Cape Spear, one of Newfoundland’s most iconic sights, is a National Historic Site and the most easterly point in North America. Located 12 kilometres outside St. John’s, St. John’s Hop On Hop Off is the easiest way to get to Cape Spear! Check out Newfoundland’s most famous lighthouse, the East Coast Trail and favourite place for spotting whales and icebergs.

Stop 9

RAILWAY COASTAL MUSEUM

Learn all about the Newfoundland Railway, at the Railway Coastal Museum, located in the west end of downtown St. John’s.

Stop 10

HARBOURSIDE DRIVE (WEST)

West downtown is home to picturesque storefronts and the St. John’s harbourfront.  Explore downtown St. John’s where you’ll find plenty of restaurants, shops, souvenirs and the famous George Street! Hop off at this stop for tons of local eats- including Rocket Bakery!