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Eastport (Canada)

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Eastport[2] is a long-popular Newfoundland vacation destination on the Eastport Peninsula. It is on the north-western border of Terra Nova National Park and is famed for its sandy beaches, beautiful scenery and traditional Newfoundland outport heritage.



Originally known as Salvage Bay, Salvage New, and Brighton, it eventually became known as Eastport due to it being on the east side of Salvage Bay. In the early 1960's, under the resettlement program, several families from Flat Island and Coward’s Island moved to Eastport. They brought with them their own unique culture which added a new and interesting dimension to the community. Today, that friendly unique culture can be seen throughout Eastport whenever you stop for a ‘yarn’ with residents.

Eastport is the service centre for the Eastport Peninsula. Here you will find grocery stores, restaurants, accommodations, and service stations (as well as lots to do!).

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Sandy Eastport Beach is the focal point for sun lovers everywhere! Whether you want to lie back and relax, or swim in the refreshing salt water, Eastport Beach is your destination.

Do[edit][add listing]

During the last weekend of July/first weekend of August, the annual SummerFest is held on the Beach, and offers a variety of fun for all ages.

  • Family Funland, 80 church Street. A fun place for everyone

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  • Age of Aquarius, [3] 5 Burden's Rd, Antiques store
  • Eastport Organics [4] Located across from Pinsent's Art Studio & next to The Heritage Centre
  • Eastport Co-op [5]
  • Gift Shop - Beaches Heritage Centre[6]
  • Pinsent's Studio and Gallery, Church St
  • Red and White Store [7]
  • Rosie's Crafts

Eat[edit][add listing]

  • Eastport Chicken Bar
  • Gertie's Galley
  • Little Denier [8]
  • Mary Brown's Fried Chicken
  • Tellum + Things Cafe, Eastport
  • Eastport Organics, 16 Church Street (Next to Beaches Heritage Centre), +1(709)571-9043, [1]. Farm store open all summer. A small sustainable organic vegetable farm specializing in salad greens and specialty vegetables.

Drink[edit][add listing]

  • Eastport Drugs Liquor Agency
  • Royal Canadian Legion Bar, Eastport
  • Salvage Bay Motel Bar [9]

Sleep[edit][add listing]

  • Doctor's Inn Bed and Breakfast [10]
  • Inn by the Sea [11]
  • Salvage Bay Motel [12], Eastport
  • White Sails Inn [13], Eastport


  • Shriner's Sunshine RV Park [14]


  • Stay 'n' Play Cabins, Eastport
  • White Sails Cabins, Eastport [15], Eastport
  • Seaview Cottages [16], Eastport

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