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Random Passage Site

New Bonaventure, Newfoundland and Labrador A0C 2S0, Canada
+1 709-464-2233
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Great tour of site and bar

The sites and stories were very interesting. The kids enjoyed and the little gifts and interesting... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Aaron L
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Great way to spend a day!

This place was a bright spot in our trip. The women here are interesting, friendly, and go out of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Reina R
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“movie set” (5 reviews)
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New Bonaventure, Newfoundland and Labrador A0C 2S0, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The sites and stories were very interesting. The kids enjoyed and the little gifts and interesting stories about the time and tour was the right length for them. They particularly liked to pretend to have a drink at Joe's Tavern on a separate site. A...More

Thank Aaron L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was a bright spot in our trip. The women here are interesting, friendly, and go out of their way to make sure you have fun. Take the filming site tour and you will find out that Dora, the guide, grew up in that...More

Thank Reina R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped at the "Random Passage" Visitor's Center and had a delicious moose stew late lunch (well worth it!). Sufficiently fortified, we paid our admission fee and drove down to meet Dora at the Random Passage Site. Dora was the real ambassador to this beautiful...More

Thank CSui
Reviewed 22 May 2017

We ventured down to the Random Passage Site in Old Bonaventure on a cloudy May Monday on the Victoria Day weekend. We weren't entirely sure the site would be open as it's early for such experiences in outport Newfoundland. But, to our delight Connie and...More

Thank CanadianFreeSpirit
Reviewed 28 October 2016

We had not read the books or seen the movie but a friend had highly recommended the tour to us. We had some extra time after our visit to Trinity so decided to take the tour. We are so glad we did. The tour guide...More

1  Thank MomOwl
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We have never seen the movie and were not really interested in seeing a movie set but most of the old or reconstructed buildings we had seen in Nfld were of the merchant set so we thought this would be a chance to see how...More

1  Thank Peter B
Reviewed 21 September 2016

We had a fantastic guide named Dora who explained everything very clearly and with a great storytelling qualities! She larded her story with personal experiences and made our visit a great succes. It was fantastic to be inside the book. A stay of a morning...More

Thank Roelof25
Reviewed 18 August 2016

My family took a chance on the out-of-the-way drive (not too bad) to see this film site replica of an old time Nfld fishing village during our vacation. We were met by a nice local lady who guided us through the site with delightful enthusiasm...More

Thank Walter W
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Fun and Interesting. Kids enjoyed the history. Gives a great idea to how Newfoundlanders lived in years gone by. Was previous a film set, however now is used as a tourist attraction.

Thank Christa B
Reviewed 3 August 2016

While this is a recreated 'film set' you really do not to have seen the mini series or read the books to enjoy this place. It does give a glimpse into early outport life and the tour guides are great. A little off the beaten...More

Thank NLtrout
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