Humber Arm South is a town in the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador. The town had a population of about 1800.  Humber Arm South is located in the Bay of Islands, and is in the Bay of Islands electoral district.


Humber Arm South consists of four communities.

  • Halfway Point
  • Benoit's Cove
  • John's Beach
  • Frenchman's Cove

Halfway Point is the first community you will enter in the Town of Humber Arm South. This community received its name because it was located at the half way point between South Head and Humber Arm. 
The next community along Route 450 is Benoit's Cove, which was named after the area's first family of French settlers. Benoit's Cove is the largest residential neighbourhood in the Town of Humber Arm South and is home to many of our businesses, facilities and services, such as the Community Centre, Fire Hall, Fitness Centre, Hillview Playground, Walking Trail, Western Health and Family Resource Centre. Also located in Benoit's Cove is the Woods Island Resettlement House and Historic Centre, one of our most popular tourist attractions. Enjoy the many historical photos, displays and artifacts the Centre has to offer.
John's Beach was named after the John family. They were the area's first settlers. Enjoy scenic vistas of the Bay of Islands from the beach or stop over at our picnic and play area, which leads to a Walking Trail and a Waterfall.
Located at the foothills of the Blow-Me-Down Mountains is Frenchman's Cove, the fourth community in the Town of Humber Arm South. Enjoy the breathtaking scenery of the Bay of Islands from the Humber Arm South Day Park. Step up to the platform and use the provided Tower Binoculars to enjoy close-up views of Woods Island and other popular island settlements, where fishermen and fish merchants made their livelihoods as early as the 17th Century.