Newfoundland and Labrador Discovery

Discover a blend of natural beauty, quaint villages, stunning ocean views and friendly people on your exploration through Newfoundland and Labrador. Taste flavors of the region during a traditional Jiggs dinner. Board a cruise of Witless Bay Ecological Reserve in search of whales, puffins and other marine life. In Gros Morne National park, choose between exploring the Tableland Mountains or take a stroll through the unique geological formations at Green Point. Then, set off on an unforgettable cruise on a rare freshwater fjord. Become an honorary Newfoundlander during a 'Screech-In' ceremony. Later, return and enjoy a delicious barbecue dinner overlooking the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Walk in the footsteps of a great explorer at Captain James Cook National Historic Site. Visit Red Bay, Labrador, a UNESCO site. Pause at Long Point lighthouse to take in the sweeping views - you may even spot an iceberg!

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Tour Operator
Collette
Offer
Offer valid through 9/30/2017
Duration
12 Days
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1St. John'sSt. John's, Newfoundland - Tour Begins: Your journey opens in the colorful coastal city of St. John's. The province's capital city is a delightful blend of old-world charm and new-world elegance.
Day 2St. John'sSt. John's: Meet your fellow travelers at this morning's breakfast. Then come to know North America's oldest and easternmost city on a tour highlighting Signal Hill, Cape Spear lighthouse, Government House and the Basilica of St. John the Baptist. Continue on to tour the quaint fishing harbor of Quidi Vidi Village. Watch for puffins while on a nature cruise to Witless Bay Ecological Reserve where millions of seabirds gather to nest. A local specialist joins us for a talk on the marine life in the region, especially the thousands of Humpback and Minke whales who make this their home.
Day 3St. John'sSt. John's - Clarenville Area: Navigate the picturesque coastal drive that surrounds stunning Conception Bay. Make a stop in charming Brigus to spend some time in a traditional Newfoundland fishing village. Then it's on to Cupids Cove Plantation, an active archaeological dig on the site of the first attempt at permanent English settlement in what would become Canada. Join an expert for a private tour at Cupids Legacy Centre revealing life in the early 1600s and get to know the culture during a musical performance. Then, head over to the archaeological site where they've been uncovering historic treasures for more than 20 years!
Day 4CLARENVILLEClarenville - Cape Bonavista - Clarenville: In Trinity Village, relive days gone by during visits to historic buildings including the Georgian Lester-Garland House and the Green Family Forge, a living history blacksmith museum. At Cape Bonavista, pause at the lighthouse to take in the sweeping views - you may even spot an iceberg!
Day 5CLARENVILLEClarenville - Terra Nova National Park - Twillingate - Gander: Travel to breathtaking Terra Nova National Park where the forest meets the sea. Stand in awe of the park's towering cliffs and tranquil bays. Spend some time exploring the Marine Atlantic Centre which features an interactive exhibit introducing you to the region's marine life. Next, venture to Twillingate's Long Point Lighthouse, a location that affords prime viewing over Iceberg Alley. This evening, prepare for a rollicking good time at a traditional Newfoundland gathering known as a 'Jiggs dinner.'
Day 6GanderGander - Rocky Harbour: Depart Gander and head to Boyd's Cove. Explore the Beothuk Interpretation Centre where you'll learn about Beothuk Village and its indigenous people who lived here over 300 years ago. Then, enjoy a short walk along a trail that showcases the house pits, the only evidence left of these now extinct residents. Later, arrive in Rocky Harbour for your two-night stay.
Day 7Gros Morne NationalGros Morne National Park: This morning we visit the Discovery Centre and learn how natural forces have shaped the park's landscape of dramatic vistas that are among the most spectacular in Atlantic Canada. Today the choice is yours! Explore Tableland Mountains and uncover the park's hidden fjords, stark peaks and highland tundra; or perhaps you will choose to stroll through the strata formations at Green Point to learn about the earth's history and why Green Point is a geologist's dream! Next, board a boat to experience the fjords from a new perspective and watch for whales and eagles while listening to traditional Newfoundland music. Then become an honorary Newfoundlander when you participate in a 'Screech-In' ceremony that seals your new status with a shot of rum. Tonight, enjoy a delicious barbecue dinner while overlooking the scenic waters of the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
Day 8Rocky HarbourRocky Harbour - St. Anthony: Journey along the Viking Trail to L'Anse aux Meadows and travel back to A.D. 1000 when Vikings first made landfall. See how Newfoundlanders have adapted to this forbidding landscape and experience firsthand their unique solutions to living under extreme conditions. Later, a visit to an economuseum reveals the famous local partridgeberry and bakeapple and how you can make them into jams, sauces and vinegars.
Day 9St. AnthonySt. Anthony - L'Anse Au Clair, Labrador: Board a ferry this morning and cross the Straits of Belle Isle to Labrador. Learn about the history and importance of whaling to this region as you pass by colorful fishing villages. Arrive in Red Bay and spend some time at Red Bay National Historic Site. This UNESCO World Heritage site recounts the traditions of Basque whalers in the 16th century.
Day 10L'anse Au ClairL'Anse Au Clair - Corner Brook, Newfoundland: A morning ferry ride returns you to Newfoundland. Today's journey brings you along the roads that Captain James Cook travelled back in 1770. Sit back and take in the spectacular scenery that unfolds along the way. Be sure to have your camera ready!
Day 11Corner BrookCorner Brook: Walk in the footsteps of a great explorer at Captain James Cook National Historic Site before your stop at the breathtaking Bay of Islands on your way to picturesque Lark Harbour. This afternoon, make your way to the Butterfly House; behold hundreds of vibrant butterflies and enjoy the tranquility of the garden. Continue on to a local mineral and stone specialist for a discussion on labradorite, a colorful stone that is said to have mystical powers. Tonight, a trio known as the 'Sharecroppers' will delight you with a variety of traditional and original songs.
Day 12Corner BrookCorner Brook - Tour Ends: Your tour comes to a close today in Corner Brook.
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Lodging
Hotel North 3 St. Anthony, Canada
Glynmill Inn Cornerbrook, Canada
Northern Light Inn Labrador, Canada
Sinbad's Hotel Suites Gander, Canada
Ocean View Hotel Rocky Harbour, Canada
Clarenville Inn Clarenville, Canada
JAG Hotel St. John's, Canada
Disclaimer
* NOTE:Tour prices are land only rates based on per person, double occupancy. Some dates may feature various changes in hotels, sightseeing and inclusions. Please confirm your specific itinerary at the time of booking. Government taxes and fees are additional. Land rates are guaranteed at time of deposit. Certain taxes and fees are to be paid upon exiting the country in local currencies.
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