Visitor Information

Morning, noon or night, it’s always the right time to escape the every day, discover Manuels River and find lasting impressions here.


An international tourist destination, Manuels River is the perfect spot for anyone 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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  • Free Parking
  • Free Wifi
  • Public Washrooms
  • Water Bottle Refill Station
  • Cafe
  • Exhibits
  • Movie Theatre
  • Walking Trails
  • Fossil Sites
  • Picnic Areas
  • Food Truck (seasonal)


Manuels River is pleased to return to regular programming starting on February 7th.

Season Hours
January – Feb 6 Open By Appointment Only
Feb 7 – May 22 Tuesday – Saturday 11:00 am – 4:30 pm
May 23 – Oct 9 Sunday – Saturday 11:00 am – 4:00 pm Thursday 8:00 pm
Oct 9 – Dec 22 Tuesday -Saturday 11:00am – 2:00pm

If you are interested in arranging private tours/bookings outside of public hours or require more information Please Contact Us.

CLICK HERE to view our booking calendar and request a date & time.


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


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

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

The Manuels River Hibernia Interpretation Centre also has an elevator.