PUBLIC NOTICE: Access to view the fossils at Mistaken Point Ecological Reserve is by guided tour only. (Pre-booking required)

We’re excited to announce that guided tours to view the Mistaken Point Ediacaran fossil site will resume effective May 10th, 2021 with reduced group sizes.

Public hiking trails within the reserve and trailhead washroom facilities will also be reopening.

The Edge of Avalon Interpretive Center is open to the public for the season on May 10th, 2021 at a limited capacity due to Covid-19 restrictions.

To learn more about our Covid-19 restrictions/protocols, or to book your guided tour please contact Mistaken Point staff by emailing MistakenPointTour@gov.nl.ca or by phone at (709)438-1011.

We hope to see you 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