Witless Bay Ecological Reserve

Witless Bay

Composed of four small islands, this reserve is one of nature's greatest wonders. In summer it is home to hundreds of thousands of seabirds that come to the islands to nest and raise their young. Whales swim here, especially humpbacks and minkes. Contact NaturalAreas@gov.nl.ca or check our website for more information about the reserve. The reserve may be viewed up close from a tour boat; a number of businesses operate from nearby communities. No landing on the islands.

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Locations & Dates

  • Witless Bay, offshore Route 10, Witless Bay
  • 47.2438, -52.7976
  • Jan 1 - Dec 31



  • Access is restricted. See website for permit information.