The Elliston Puffin Site, Elliston

#14 of 72 in Sightseeing in Newfoundland
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  • The puffin site is excellent--easy to park, easy to walk to, and most of all easy to sit and watch the puffins. You can also see the lovely water on two sides and watch the sun set over Elliston. Supe...  more »
  • The gentleman down at the tourist booth directed us perfectly to the site. It's a hike elderly mother didn't scale the last bit but made most of the short walk in..I did go up the last bit and...  more »
  • Went at about sunset and there they were! A delight for both of us as we love taking photographs. They can also be seen early morning.  more »
  • Great place to go see some puffins and other species of birds. We have seen whales here before. Very scenic and a great place to take in some fresh air!
  • Make sure you bring warm clothes since the wind gets severe. Provides great views
  • Nice walk, saw the root cellars, but no puffins. We'd already seen thousands on an O’Briens tour from Bay Bulls.
  • Beautiful site. You will need a 500mm or larger zoom for photos of puffins.
  • One of the few places you can see a puffin colony from land.

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