Directions if you are driving
from a location on the Avalon Peninsula

The Colony of Avalon Archaeological Site is located in the town of Ferryland on the "Southern Shore" of the Avalon Peninsula. The town of Ferryland is on Provincial Highway Route 10.

If you are driving from the St. John's, Torbay, Conception Bay areas, take Route 10 going south past the towns of Bay Bulls, Witless Bay and Cape Broyle. If driving from the from Trepassey or St. Mary's Bay area, take Route 10 going north past the towns of Renews and Fermeuse. If you are driving on the Trans-Canada Highway, exit onto Route 13 which joins Route 10 between Bay Bulls and Witless Bay. Drive south on Route 10 to reach the site. For all other areas, please consult the map below, as well as official highway maps.

The exit for the Colony of Avalon is clearly marked on the side of the road. Once off Route 10, the large building is the Interpretation Centre. Please register at the Interpretation Centre before joining the tour of the site.

See enlarged view of the Southern Shore area.

We have taken care to ensure the maps are accurate as of May, 1999.

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