Twillingate, New Foundland, Canada
Twillingate is located on the Twillingate Islands in Notre Dame Bay, off the northeastern shore of the island of Newfoundland in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador. Labeled as "The Iceberg Capital of the World", the town is one of the oldest ports on the island. It was a historic fishing community, but because of the decline of the fishing industry, its economy now relies more on tourism.
A must see for visitors to Twillingate is the Long Point Lighthouse; located in Crow Head on Main Street North. It's just a few minutes away from the town and has a beautiful area for looking out over the ocean to view whales and icebergs.
Things to see and do
* Long Point Lighthouse
* Whale watching
* Iceberg viewing
* Twillingate Gallery
Cruise Season – May - Nov
Currency – Canadian Dollar (CAD)
Language – English, French
Population – 2,450 approx
Land Area – 25.74 km2
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins US style or with a round pin below
Time – GMT minus three and a half hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 1
Port Location – The port at Twillingate is located on Main Street in central Twillingate.
Travel Links – Twillingate is accessible by ferry from North Sydney, Nova Scotia and Port aux Basques.
The closest airport is Gander International Airport 1.5 hours away. Other airports are St. John’s and Deer Lake International Airports.