Town of Witless Bay
Home to the Witless Bay Ecological Reserve
The Largest Puffin Colony in North America
The Town of Witless Bay is a not just a great place to visit, but is also a great community to live and do business.
Our community is growing and prospering and welcome new investment and opportunities for our town.
Located on Route 10 as a part of The Irish Loop, Witless Bay is a small, scenic, traditional Newfoundland outport community that offers an abundance of Natural Tourism.
Hiking, camping, and fishing can be found along the East Coast Trail. Sea kayaking is very popular in the Witless Bay area. For the amateur looking for adventure, there is a privately owned Zodiac Boat Tour operator in Witless Bay as well as several businesses offering boat and sea kayaking tours in the area.
Icebergs, Whales, and incredible bird colonies are just some of the attractions this scenic area has to offer. The Witless Bay Ecological Reserve is a must see.
The Bay Bulls Bauline Athletic Association (BBBAA) represents much of the area's recreation programs.
Popular Outdoor Activities include:
Local sports organizations are available in the area for both adults and youth.
Soccer, hockey, figure skating, and softball are just some of the athletics to enjoy.
About Witless Bay
Located on the Irish Loop, 35 km south of the provincial capital, St. John's, Witless Bay is a small, scenic, traditional Newfoundland outport community. The town had a population of 1619 in the Canada 2016 Census.
Teeming with birds and whales, Town of Witless Bay has a privately owned Zodiac Boat Tour operator as well as several businesses offering boat and sea kayaking tours in the area waiting to take you into the middle of the fun. In the Spring and Summer, bird migration is in full swing and if you are lucky, this time of year can also boast many large majestic Ice Bergs.
The largest Atlantic puffin colony in North America is here, with more than 250,000 nesting pairs. The Witless Bay Ecological Reserve is an amazing spot to visit on your voyage.