PUBLIC NOTICE: Access to view the fossils at Mistaken Point Ecological Reserve is by guided tour or permit only. To support Public Health directives for COVID-19, the Edge of Avalon Interpretive Centre and guided tours of the Mistaken Point fossils ARE CANCELLED for the 2020 season until further notice. Hiking trails in the reserve and trailhead facilities are also closed.

We apologize to our all visitors for any inconvenience or hardship this closure may cause. All visitors with current reservations for guided tours at Mistaken Point will be contacted.

For more information, please contact Mistaken Point staff by emailing MistakenPointTour@gov.nl.ca or by phone at (709) 438-1011.

We appreciate everyone’s patience and understanding during this difficult time, and look forward to welcoming you back to Mistaken Point soon.

  • Interpretive Centre


  • The Edge of Avalon Interpretive Centre on Route 10 in Portugal Cove South is the starting point for your explorations at the Edge of Avalon. Gateway to Mistaken Point UNESCO World Heritage Site and historic Cape Race.  Our friendly staff interpreters are always ready to answer your questions and help you plan your day with up-to-date information and advice.

  • While at the Edge of Avalon Visit


    • Cape Race

    • Mistaken Point UNESCO World Heritage Site

    • Interpretive Centre

    • Gift Shop

    • Myrick Wireless Centre

    • Titanic Exhibits