Visitor Information

Morning, noon or night, it’s always the right time to escape the every day, discover Manuels River and enjoy some one of a kind activities.

An international tourist destination, Manuels River is the perfect spot for those interested in the great outdoors, geology and Newfoundland history. Close to the city, it’s an accessible getaway with fun activities for all ages and a full-service café.

How to Get here

Perfectly located, we’re less than 20 minutes from downtown St. John’s and only a 20 min drive to St. John’s International Airport.

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AMENITIES

Manuels River offers free wifi, public washrooms, a full-service cafe, gift shop, hiking trails, interactive exhibits and so much more.

HOURS OF OPERATION

OFFICE:

9:30 AM – 5 PM (Monday-Friday)

EXHIBITS:

Preregistration only. Please see the Exhibits and Guided Hikes Page to register.

RIVERSIDE GIFTS:

11:00 am – 4:00 pm (Wednesday to Sunday) + Online Shop

FRIDA’S RIVERSIDE CAFÉ:

11:00 AM – 4:00 PM (Wednesday – Sunday)

 

PARKING

With 3 free parking lots, safely leave your car for the day as you take in the natural beauty of Manuels River.

ADMISSION TO EXHIBITS

The exhibits are open from 11:00 am – 4:00 pm Wednesday to Sunday.

Adults (age 18-65): $8.50 +hst
Youth (age 4-17): $5 +hst
Children (under age 4): Free
Students (with student ID): $5 +hst
Seniors (over age 65): $5 +hst
Family (2 adults, up to 4 children): $25 +hst

ACCESSIBILITY

We strive to be an inclusive space. A portion of our trails are wheelchair and stroller accessible. We have a GRIT Freedom all-terrain wheelchair available to borrow from the front desk.

We also offer French interpretation services by request — just be sure to call ahead.

The Manuels River Hibernia Interpretation Centre also has an elevator.