About Eastport

Culture. History. Coastlines.

Eastport is a popular vacation destination on the Island of Newfoundland. Pulling visitors from all corners of the globe, Eastport embodies what Newfoundland outports are famous for: startling coastlines, culture, history, entertainment and a welcoming environment second-to-none.

A community on the verge of growth – Eastport is well-suited to new and growing families and retirees alike. Nestled on the northwest edge of adjacent Terra Nova National Park, Eastport boasts unequalled scenic beauty. The surrounding North Atlantic Ocean provides Eastport with a variety of water recreation opportunities such as boating, fishing, whale watching, beach combing, swimming, sunbathing and, in-season, icebergs. Equally, on land, there are opportunities for such activities as hiking, mountain biking, berry picking, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, photography and bird watching.

Eastport is known as the Festival Capital of Newfoundland!. Whether your interest is literary, in the performing arts and music or simply a family festival of fun in the sun, there is something for everyone. Boasting an array of amenities extending from healthcare to fine dining, Eastport offers the best of Newfoundland experiences for vacationers and residents alike.

Eastport prides itself on maintaining a strong rural character and sense of community by balancing a healthy ecosystem and traditional use of publicly owned lands and natural resources.

In summary, Eastport is the quintessential 21st century Newfoundland outport community in which to live, work and play.

Eastport is located in Central Newfoundland on the Eastport Peninsula. It can be pinpointed on the border of the Terra Nova National Park. Just 18 minutes from the Trans Canada Highway and only one hour from the nearest airport you’ll find stunning scenery, beaches and history.

Town Awards

In Recognition

2018 Municipalities Tourism Champion of the Year Bergy Award

Awarded to: Joint Councils of the Eastport Peninsula

During Adventure Central Newfoundland’s Annual General Meeting held on May 8th, in Gander, Eastport Deputy Mayor William Duffitt and Sandy Cove Mayor Julia Whelan representing Joint Councils of the Eastport Peninsula, received the 2018 Municipalities Tourism Champion of the Year Bergy Award.