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Point Abino Lighthouse

Point Abino Road South, Fort Erie, Ontario L0S 1N0, Canada
+1 905-871-1600
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Closed for season

Unfortunately, the lighthouse access appears to be via a gated community. I am not certain when... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2017
andy_geology
via mobile
A Real Gem

A million dollar restoration project has restored this 100 year lighthouse to it's original glory... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2017
NUTHIN_TO_LOSE
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Fort Erie, Canada
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good17%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
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Point Abino Road South, Fort Erie, Ontario L0S 1N0, Canada
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+1 905-871-1600
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Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately, the lighthouse access appears to be via a gated community. I am not certain when access became closed for the season, but as of Sept 27/17, there is no walkin-in or guided tour access to the lighthouse. Perhaps in future years access might be...More

1  Thank andy_geology
Reviewed 11 September 2017

A million dollar restoration project has restored this 100 year lighthouse to it's original glory. Admission is $6.00 per person and can be reserved through the town of Fort Erie or purchased at the gate. There are a limited number of tours each season as...More

Thank NUTHIN_TO_LOSE
Reviewed 13 August 2017

It is free to walk to the lighthouse, but you do need to get a Guest Pass from the gate on your way in. It's about a mile walk from the gate to the lighthouse; an easy flat walk along the road, and completely accessible...More

Thank Karen R
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Despite being located inside a gated community and visiting this attraction is available to the public only a handful of days each year, it's worth the hassle. A one of a kind lighthouse fully restored in the last year or two surrounded by beautifully landscaped...More

1  Thank seasonedtravellers57
Reviewed 23 June 2017

You'll see some of the best views along this stretch of Lake Erie and the lighthouse is beautiful. If you get the opportunity to take an official tour, do so! BUT this is a gated community. It feels like an American enclave on Canadian soil....More

1  Thank Spencer L
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Although the Point Abino lighthouse is a Canadian treasure and designated a National Historic site, it is now part of a gated community and viewing the lighthouse is limited to a few week-ends in the summer and then to just a few hours each day....More

3  Thank AnneCrt
Reviewed 19 September 2016

This was a fun trek. We had to meet at a special place. We were able to park our car and then a shuttle brought us up to Point Albino. By the way, the only way to get there is to contact the Friends of...More

1  Thank Robby G C
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

It will be re open again next year, June 21, 2016..Closure after Labour Day in Canada! There is a waiver that you need to sign in before you can enter inside. A 30 min walk before you reach a very relaxing view and cold summer...More

Thank Kaypeeeye
Reviewed 6 December 2015

The property behind the gate has been privately owned property since the land was granted. What part do people not understand? You should be thankful that they allow you to walk through on their private road and property. It is a beautiful walk with historic...More

3  Thank Kayla W
Reviewed 7 September 2015

It can be a place to look Lake Erie from a vintage point, if only you are ready to WALK A MILE......literally. The light house is in a gated community, you have to park your car outside, take an ID badge, sign a paper and...More

3  Thank Brad J
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