13 Day Newfoundland & Labrador

$3149
Land Only
$3869*
Air & Land
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Featured Hotels

Newfoundland & Labrador
Glynmill Inn Corner Brook, NL
Shallow Bay Motel Cow Head, NL
Northern Light Inn L’Anse-au-Clair, NL
Haven Inn St. Anthony, NL
Fisherman's Landing Inn Rocky Harbour, NL
Sinbad's Hotel & Suites Gander, NL
St. Jude Hotel Clarenville, NL
Delta St. John's St. John's, NL

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2017 Dates & Prices
Dates Air & Land Land Only
Call For Air $3319
$3869* $3209
Call For Air $3149
$4049* $3269
$3989* $3319
$3979* $3319

*Not Included:
Prices do not include optional tours and gratuities for guides/tour managers.


Additional Information:
Land only price does not include arrival/departure transfers.

All sightseeing and itinerary inclusions are subject to favorable weather conditions and seasonality.

Flights from the USA could arrive very early on DAY 2. Departure and included sightseeing commences in the morning on Day 2.

Entry Requirements:
Passengers traveling abroad require a passport valid for six months beyond their travel dates. All travelers are responsible to check if a visa is required for all countries on their itinerary. For visa information, check our Visas page.



Is This Trip Right for You?

This itinerary is very active and will require walking over uneven surfaces or up and down steep slopes. This adventurous trip includes several early morning starts, full day excursions, and long driving days. There is a significant amount of walking areas visited during your trip. This itinerary is not recommended for people who have difficulty walking, sitting, or who have heart conditions. Route and program may vary according to weather conditions, seasonal changes, safety issues and wildlife.

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Itinerary

All sightseeing and itinerary inclusions are subject to favorable weather conditions and seasonality.

DAY 1, Saturday - Depart for Canada
Welcome to Newfoundland and Labrador, the most easterly edge of North America; transfer to your hotel in Corner Brook. The remainder of the day is at leisure to acclimate to your new surroundings and get ready to discover this land overflowing with extraordinary natural beauty and history dating back to the Vikings
Overnight: Corner Brook

DAY 2, Sunday - Gros Morne National Park, Lobster Cove Head Lighthouse
A morning briefing with your Tour Manager and fellow travelers on the exciting journey through Newfoundland and Labrador that awaits you. Depart through Gros Morne National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, known for its unique beauty and stark geological features. Stop at the Discovery Centre in Woody Point, get a closer look into the geology and glacier activity that have shaped this land, with exhibits about the park's plants, animals, marine habitat and history. Continue to Lobster Cove Head to tour the old Lighthouse that reveals endless tales of Canada's very first fishing settlements. Tonight, a festive Welcome Dinner with your fellow travelers and Tour Manager
Overnight: Cow Head (Gros Morne National Park)
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 3, Monday - Gros Morne National Park, Bonne Bay Cruise
Spend a full day in wondrous Gros Morne National Park, the second largest national park in Canada, indeed one of the highlights of the tour. Encircled by striking forests, freshwater fjords, bogs, barren lowlands, striking cliffs and jagged shorelines, this area is world-renowned for its complex landscape. Stop at the Cow Head Lighthouse named by Jacques Cartier in 1534, now a landmark and major lookout peak over the entire park. Discover the amazing sea life of the area at the Bonne Bay Marine Station on an tour of its salt water aquarium and touch-tank. Embark on an afternoon cruise of Bonne Bay. Listen to the history of the small villages nestled on the shores and watch out for whales and bald eagles that frequent the deep waters of the fjord. Return to the hotel in time for dinner and conversation about your thrilling day
Overnight: Cow Head (Gros Morne National Park)
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 4, Tuesday - Port aux Choix National Historic Site, Travel to L’Anse au Clair
Enjoy breathtaking views of glacier carved mountains on your route to the Port aux Choix National Historic Site on the west side of Newfoundland's Great Northern Peninsula, crossroads of 6000 years of history. Here, explore fascinating archaeological finds amid a rugged coastline of unique limestone barrens, forests and bays. Next, board a ferry to cross The Strait of Belle Isle to Labrador, with its sprawling primeval landscape. After a stop at the Labrador Visitor Center, travel to the Point Amour Lighthouse Provincial Historic Site with its towering lighthouse built in the 1850s. Enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding land and sea from the very top! Inside, view an extensive series of exhibits that portray the rich maritime history of the Labrador Straits. Today, the lighthouse stands as a tribute to the eventful past in which it played a significant role. Arrive at the hotel in the tiny town of L'Anse au Clair established by the French in the early 1700s. Dinner and overnight in this charming historic town
Overnight: L'Anse au Clair
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 5, Wednesday - Red Bay National Historic Site, Travel to St. Anthony
This morning, depart for historic Red Bay, previously a major industrial center of the New World. At this UNESCO World Heritage Site, former whaling station established by the Basques in the 16th century, hear about the hardships of the whalers and their hunt for bowhead whales to harvest oil for light lamps in Europe. View the original Basque artifacts, remains and a restored chalupa (whaling boat) onsite before crossing back across to Newfoundland. Travel to St. Anthony, a major hub of the Great Northern Peninsula, pausing at Fishing Point, entrance to the main harbor guarded by a circular red striped lighthouse. This magnificent region with its rugged ocean coastline and vast wilderness of pristine valleys and lake dotted mountains is a major center for iceberg and whale watching
Overnight: St. Anthony
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 6, Thursday - L'Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site, Viking Settlement
Spend the morning at leisure, or join the optional Iceberg Alley Boat Tour into the scenic coastal waters famous for its bounty of icebergs, whales, dolphins and seabirds (weather permitting). In the afternoon, visit the fascinating L'Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site, the only known remains of an 11th century Viking settlement in North America, and the very first cultural center in the world to be recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. View the excavated remains of wood-framed peat turf buildings similar to those found in Norse Greenland and Iceland. Tour the reconstructed sod huts, learn how the Vikings lived, and see Norse artifacts dating back to 1000 AD before returning to the hotel
Optional: Iceberg Alley Boat Tour
Overnight: St. Anthony
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 7, Friday - Arches Provincial Park, Travel to Rocky Harbour
Pass Hawke's Bay on the way to Arches Provincial Park with its ancient limestone formations carved by relentless pounding of the surf. A path leads to the huge rocks - walk under the arches, and feel the awesome strength of the sea. Continue to Rocky Harbour near the entrance to Bonne Bay. Tonight, enjoy an evening at leisure or perhaps participate in the optional Newfoundland Dinner with Entertainment. Enjoy local food and unique ambiance while listening to popular Newfoundland and Labrador songs and tunes
Optional: Newfoundland Dinner with Entertainment
Overnight: Rocky Harbour
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 8, Saturday - Salmonid Interpretation Center, Travel to Gander
Depart this morning to Grand Falls for a visit to the Salmonid Interpretation Center, one of North America's largest Atlantic salmon enhancement projects. Located on the Exploits River, the Center has many interesting exhibits on the history, biology, ecology and habitat of the Atlantic Salmon. View the ‘King of Fish’ through underwater windows, watch as it travels upstream to the spawning habitat. Continue to Gander, known as the international aviation crossroads of the world
Overnight: Gander
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 9, Sunday - Twillingate Peninsula, Travel to Clarenville
A scenic drive along the rocky coast leads to the beautiful Twillingate, one of Newfoundland’s oldest and most interesting fishing communities. Stop for a wine tasting, made from the Newfoundland berries and fruits. Depart for Terra Nova National Park, the most easterly of Canada's beautiful national parks, where you’ll stop for incredible views of Newman Sound. Arrive in Clarenville settled by loggers, farmers and trappers in the 1890s, before enjoying dinner this evening together
Overnight: Clarenville
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 10, Monday - Bonavista Peninsula, Village of Trinity
Today, travel to the stunning Bonavista Peninsula, historic site where Italian explorer Giovanni Caboto (John Cabot) first discovered North America in 1497. Admire views of the rocky shores, pebbled beaches and picturesque fishing boats accented by whales, seabirds, and icebergs along the amazing shoreline. In the harbor, step inside a full-size floating replica of Cabot's ship, the Matthew, and imagine how the explorer might have felt on his epic voyage to the new land. From atop the Cape Bonavista Lighthouse Provincial Historic Site, glimpses of 10,000-year old icebergs and perhaps even a puffin nesting ground. Continue to the picturesque village of Trinity, one of the oldest communities in North America with its scenic harbor. A guided walking tour along the lanes of this charming town reveals historic buildings including a typical 20th century rural merchant's house and a counting house
Overnight: Clarenville
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 11, Tuesday - Travel to St. John's, Quidi Vidi
A change in scenery as you arrive in Newfoundland's trendy capital of St. John’s, the oldest English founded city in North America, dramatically located on the granite cliffs and slopes of the Avalon Peninsula. In town, tour the old seaport, lanes filled with Victorian architecture, the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, the Confederation Building before ascending Signal Hill, a National Historic Site, for panoramic views. In the historic fishing village of Quidi Vidi, tour a local brewery
Overnight: St. John's
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 12, Wednesday - Cape Spear Lighthouse National Historic Site, Witless Bay Ecological Reserve
Start your day with a visit to the Cape Spear lighthouse National Historic Site, the oldest surviving lighthouse in the province and an iconic symbol of Newfoundland and Labrador's mariner history, perched on the most easterly point in North America. Continue to Bay Bulls, board a cruise (weather permitting) for an extraordinary experience at the world-renowned Witless Bay Ecological Reserve, home to the largest Puffin population on North America's east coast. Witless Bay, the "Seabird Capital" contains four islands that teem with bird life during the seabird breeding season. After lunch, return to St John’s and the rest of the time is yours to explore on your own. Tonight, a Farewell Dinner with your newfound friends caps a fantastic journey
Overnight: St. John's
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 13, Thursday - Depart Canada
Transfer to the airport for your departure flight
Meals: Breakfast

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Optional Tours

Embark on a thrilling boat tour exploring the breathtaking coastal waters off St. Anthony, known for icebergs, whales and seabirds. You’ll be awestruck by the splendor of the bird life and cave formations. Experience the excitement of viewing one of Newfoundland’s largest sea caves while listening to stories about local legends. An experienced local naturalist will captivate you with a live interpretative program covering the natural and cultural heritage of the region.

Pick up details to be advised locally. Approximate tour duration is 3 hours.
Included are round-trip transfers from your hotel.
*Wildlife and iceberg sightings are not guaranteed. Due to inclement weather and/or rough seas, this tour is weather permitting.

Day #6 01 Jun 2017 - 30 Sep 2017 $55.00
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Tonight, enjoy a dinner out on the town. Tonight's experience will present you with an opportunity to go out and embrace the nightlife of Newfoundland. Enjoy local food and unique ambiance while listening to popular Newfoundland and Labrador songs and tunes.

Pick up details to be advised locally. Approximate tour duration is 4 hours.
Included are round-trip transfers from your hotel.

Day #7 01 Jun 2017 - 30 Sep 2017 $69.00
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