Port Aux Basques, Newfoundland, Canada is a community that looks out over Cabot Strait on the southwest tip of Newfoundland. The community is home to a ferry terminal which is a major entry point onto the island of Newfoundland from Nova Scotia.
Activities most enjoyed in the community and surrounding areas include golfing, hiking, sightseeing, swimming, beachcombing, biking, picnicking, boating, sailing and fishing.
A few of the more popular activity and sightseeing destinations in the region includes Grand Bay West Beach, Scott's Cove Park, Grand Bay West Beach Trailway, Trans-Canada Trail, Royal Canadian Legion Memorial Park, Codroy Park, and the JT Cheesman Park.
Some of the attractions, museums and cultural venues in Port Aux Basques, Newfoundland and the surrounding regions includes the Railway Heritage Centre, Hook & Line Museum, Rose Blanche Lighthouse, and the Cape Ray Lighthouse.
Services important in and around the community of Port Aux Basques include accommodations (hotel, motel, inn, vacation homes, cottages,bed and breakfast, hostel), campground, pub, gift stores, restaurants, coffee houses, gas stations, grocery stores, liquor store, cell service, internet, bank, as well as, transportation services including a ferry (connecting to Nova Scotia).