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Dildo

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Dildo is a town by Trinity Bay, on the Avalon peninsula in Newfoundland in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.

It offers some picturesque scenery. Its unusual name has attracted some attention and it is thought that it may derive from a place name in Spain or Portugal. The people of Dildo are called Dildoians.

Get in[edit]

Dildo is located on Route 80, approximately 15 km from the Trans-Canada Highway. From St. John's it is about a 50 minute drive. Take the Trans-Canada Highway (Route 1) as far as Exit #28 where you turn on to Route 80. The town of Dildo is signposted 8 km down Route 80.

Buses connect the town to St. John's.

Get around[edit]

Where Dildo is a small community the only method of transportation is one you bring yourself! So get out and smell the salt air as you walk along the water front enjoying the beautiful view.

See[edit]

Dildo is well known for its own island, Dildo Island. There are adventure tours that run there daily during the summer. The Island boasts a huge archaeological dig, studying both the Beothic Indians and the Dorset Eskimos.

Do[edit]

  • Giggle at the name
  • Whale watching
  • Historic Dildo Days celebration (August)
  • Dildo Island Adventure Tours, Route 80, Dildo Marina, Dildo, +1 709 582-2988. "Heritage Explorer" whale-watching ship, local guide on board; view icebergs, dolphins, nesting bald eagles, seabirds and historic Dildo Island.

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Drink[edit]

  • Blue Whale Lounge in South Dildo is where many in the area retire, after a long weekend. Also home of Mudders takeout.

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