Our 2 Astrolabes, dated from the early 1600's were discovered near Channel-Port aux Basques. They are both in mint condition and in working order. A very rare and valuable find for Newfoundland and all of Canada.

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About our 2 Astrolabes
Explore our connection with age-old astronomical instruments used by navigators. Two astrolabes are featured in Channel-Port aux Basques, dating from the 1600's.

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Town of Channel-Port aux Basques
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Scott's Cove Park

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Enjoy a leisurely stroll along the harbour boardwalk to Scott's Cove Park. The route along the boardwalk is marked by colour flags shaped like ships and sails. At the park visit "The Village"; which consists of a ship amphitheatre surrounded by quaint little shops modeled on typical outport fishing stages. At the heart of the community, Scott's Cove is a lively area of town with gift shops that have some of the best Newfoundland souvenirs and snack bars, as well as live nightly entertainment during the summer.

  • Scott’s Cove Park will open on June 15 to September 15
  • Local Entertainment from Monday to Thursday from 7:00-9:00 pm.
Canada's Ferry Gateway
to Newfoundland
The gulf crossing between North Sydney and Channel-Port aux Basques is always a memorable lifetime experience. The ferries are among the largest ice breaking ferries in the world. They look like cruise ships and they can each take 1200 passengers and 350 cars. Book early to ensure availability.


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