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)


Daily from Wednesday to Sunday. CLICK HERE to view our booking calendar and request a date & time.

Wednesday: 10 AM – 5 PM
Thursday: 10 AM – 8 PM
Friday: 10 AM – 5 PM
Saturday: 10 AM – 5 PM
Sunday: 10 AM – 5 PM

Thursday: 5 – 7:30 PM
Friday: 12 – 7:30 PM
Saturday: 12 – 5 PM
Sunday: 12 – 5 PM

Monday – Friday: 10 AM – 5 PM


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


As a business that centers around supporting the community we have been diligent in ensuring our events are safe and fun for all attendees.
We are ensuring that bubbles are kept socially distanced in the Theatre (with assigned seating), Reception Hall, Cafe, and all other areas of our facility.
We have increased cleaning protocols in place throughout the whole building including: increased sanitizing and disinfection of bathrooms and high touch surfaces; sanitizing, before and after use, of all equipment in our facility that is shared.
All guests are screened as they enter our facility. With regards to service, all staff are screened as they come to work, we wear masks and practice increased hand washing and sanitizing.
You may complete the screening form before arrival. A copy of the form is available here: Visitor Screening Form


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.