From Portugal Cove, Route 40 takes you along the coast past beautiful roadside farming communities nestled above the shoreline. At the Thorburn Road junction you are in the midst of the fishing community of St. Phillips, where you can stroll on the wharf and take great pictures of the friendly fishermen going about their business. Continue further along the coast to Conception Bay South, an amalgamation of small towns.

Conception Bay Attractions

Conception Bay Museum

P.O. Box 298
Harbour Grace, Newfoundland, A0A 2M0
(709) 596-5465, fax: (709) 596-5465

This museum features the history of the Conception Bay area. Tea party with traditional music held on museum grounds, with costumed guides and children serving tea and buns, & crumpits. School tours, group tours if the museum as well as guided walking tours of Provincial Designated Heritage District by appointment.
From Jun 30 – Sep 01

Manuels River Linear Park and Chalet

Conception Bay South, Route 60
12 Conception Bay Hwy.
Conception Bay South, NL, A1W 3A1
Karen Spencer
709-834-2099 Fax 834-2099

Walking trails follow the banks of the beautiful Manuels River. Internationally recognized for its geological formations and fossil sites. Information centre, guided walks & picnic tables.

Rotary Topsail Beach

Conception Bay South, Route 60
P.O. Box 881
Topsail, NL, A1W 1N4
Dave Tibbo
709-834-6534 Fax 834-7620

Popular day use park offers picnic sites, playground, hiking, walking and beautiful view of Conception Bay from saltwater beach.
May 01 – Oct 31

Conception Bay Tours & Adventures

Atlantic Adventures Yachts Charters

156 Three Island Pond Road
Paradise, Newfoundland, A1L 2E7
(709) 464-2133 Fax (709) 464-2176

Offers half-day, full-day and extended trips. Sightings of the great whales, bald eagles and seabirds are common all summer long. See spectacular icebergs (in season). Explore picturesque outport villages.
Jun 01 – Sep 30

Dock Marina

156 Three Island Pond Rd.
Paradise, Newfoundland, A1L 2E7
(709) 464-2133 Fax (709) 464-2167

Dockside services include electrical hook-up, water, washer & dryer, restaurant, art gallery and craft store.
Jun 01 – Sep 30

Conception Bay South Newfoundland Area Map