Prime Berth - Twillingate Fishing & Heritage Centre


Hundred year old fish stores, stages and flakes, 15 meter Sei whale skeleton, live underwater camera, audio visual presentations and live interpretation. Guided tours! Opportunity to go cod fishing, whale or iceberg viewing with long time fisherman, Capt Dave, creator of Prime Berth. Many awards! A # 1 attraction on Trip Advisor! Look for the whale skeleton as you cross the causeway to Twillingate! Licenced to catch & release Cod even out of season!

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Voted best museum in central Newfoundland two years in a row, Cultural Tourism Award 2004, winner of 2008 Award- Innovator of the Year.

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$5, selfguide tours guided tours Cod Splitting Show

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First Buildings on Twillingate Island , Twillingate
49.598, -54.702 (Download GPX)
Jun 1 - Sep 30
+1 (709) 884 2485
+1 (709) 884 5925
+1 (709) 884 5226


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Starting at $50 Per Person
Experience the Sea as a Newfoundlander with Captain Dave
Experience the sea as a Newfoundlander! Get close and personal with icebergs or try your hand at cod fishing, hauling lobster pots, or checking the nets of Captain Dave’s commercial fishery. Don traditional slickers & join Captain Dave, an experienced commercial fisherman and his wife, Christine, for an adventure like no other. Then enjoy a personal tour of the Prime Berth Fishing Museum, winner of the 2015 Tourism Sustainability Award and ranked the 6th Best Museum in Canada by TripAdvisor.
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Captain Dave's Boat Tours and Prime Berth Twillingate Fishing and Heritage Center

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