Scenic Wonders of Newfoundland & Labrador

Scenic Wonders of Newfoundland & Labrador

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Scenic Wonders of Newfoundland & Labrador

14 Days Starting in St. John's, NL, Canada and ending in Deer Lake, NL, Canada

Visiting: St. John's, Cupids, Bonavista Peninsula, Twillingate, Gander, Gros Morne National Park, Arches Provincial Park, Blanc-Sablon, Red Bay, Port aux Choix, Deer Lake

Tour operator:

Trafalgar

Tour code:

DNNLN19

Activities:

Sightseeing, Walking

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$5119
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Tour Overview

Embark on a breathtaking journey through the scenic wonders of Newfoundland & Labrador, where the rugged beauty of Canada's easternmost provinces unfolds before you. This meticulously crafted tour invites you to explore the vibrant cities of St. John's and Gander, delve into the historical charm of Corner Brook and Twillingate, and marvel at the natural splendor of Cape Bonavista, Terra Nova National Park, and the UNESCO World Heritage sites of Red Bay in Labrador and the Viking settlement L'Anse aux Meadows. Experience the thrill of a scenic cruise along the iconic Witless Bay and Gros Morne National Park, and take a scenic drive along the rugged coastline of Western Newfoundland with a stop at the Arches Provincial Park. With 13 nights of cherry-picked accommodations, must-see sightseeing, surprise extras, and an expert Travel Director to guide you, this tour promises a blend of cultural immersion, historical exploration, and natural wonders, making it an unforgettable adventure.

Highlights

  • Explore St. John's and Gander

  • Discover Corner Brook and Twillingate

  • Visit Cape Bonavista

  • Terra Nova National Park

  • Gros Morne National Park

  • and UNESCO World Heritage sites of Red Bay in Labrador and Viking settlement L'Anse aux Meadows

  • and Port aux Choix National Historic Site

  • Scenic Cruise along iconic Witless Bay and Gros Morne National Park

  • Scenic Drive along the rugged coastline of Western Newfoundland with a stop at the Arches Provincial Park

Itinerary

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Day 1: Greetings St. John's

Location: St. John's

Accommodation: Hilton Garden Inn St. John's Newfoundland

Accommodation Name: Hilton Garden Inn St. John's Newfoundland

Meals Included: Welcome Reception

The colourful row houses of St. John’s add character to North America’s oldest English city, which is the launch pad to your memorable journey through Canada’s easternmost provinces. You’ll have the day to recover after your travels before joining your Travel Director and fellow travelers this evening for a Welcome Reception.

Day 2: Enjoy St. John's Sightseeing Connect With Locals

Location: St. John's

Accommodation: Hilton Garden Inn St. John's Newfoundland

Accommodation Name: Hilton Garden Inn St. John's Newfoundland

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

Nature takes center stage this morning as we board the Witless Bay Ecological Reserve Boat Tour, keeping a keen eye out for puffins and whales (in season) in their natural habitat as you are in the largest Atlantic puffin sanctuary in North America. Arriving in Petty Harbor, we meet a fisherman and Connect With Locals over lunch at his restaurant. We’ll learn about the significance of cod and snow crab fishing and how his family have been fishing for generations.

Day 3 : Explore Signal Hill And Quidi Vidi

Location: St. John's

Accommodation: Hilton Garden Inn St. John's Newfoundland

Accommodation Name: Hilton Garden Inn St. John's Newfoundland

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

This morning brings a visit to a National Historic Site, Signal Hill, where there will be a spectacular view of the Atlantic and the site of St. John's Harbor defenses from World War II. Then visit the charming little fishing neighborhood of Quidi Vidi, with colourful cottages and fishing stages. The afternoon will include a visit and demonstration to a local brewery where you will sample famous house brews including their Iceberg Beer, made with 20,000-year-old iceberg water. Later back in St. John’s an educational experience awaits at The Rooms Cultural Center. Packed with a collection of exhibits and frequent events being held, you will leave The Rooms an expert in the history, culture and heritage of Newfoundland and Labrador. From there you will have the rest of the afternoon free to explore as you wish. The day’s adventure will conclude with a traditional dinner and ceremony making you and your fellow travelers “honorary Newfoundlanders”.

Day 4: Go Back In Time To Olde English Settlements

Location: Cupids

Accommodation: Quality Hotel Clarenville

Accommodation Name: Quality Hotel Clarenville

Meals Included: Breakfast

The first stop this morning will be the small town of Cupids, the second oldest English settlement in North America, rich in architecture and archaeological sites. Then depart to the Town of Brigus, known for it’s old-style architecture and once strategic location, still home to many local fishermen. As you explore on your own and take in the English, Irish, and Welsh heritage, the journey will lead to Brigus tunnel where a stunning view of the wharf awaits. As the day comes to an end, depart for Clarenville and enjoy the rest of the night at leisure.

Day 5 : Uncover The Natural Beauty Of Bonavista

Location: Bonavista Peninsula

Accommodation: Quality Hotel Clarenville

Accommodation Name: Quality Hotel Clarenville

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Admire the rugged beauty of the Bonavista Peninsula as you embark on an included tour of the Lighthouse on Cape Bonavista. Built in the mid-19th century, the lighthouse is one of the few in the world you can still climb to see the same seal oil-fueled light used at the time to warn ships of the unforgiving coastline. Dive Into Culture and see if you can spot whales, icebergs and puffins (in season) like the lighthouse keepers of yesteryear once did. Continue to the historic little Newfoundland town of Trinity, to meet a Local Specialist for a walking tour. Then continue on to Clarenville.

Day 6 : Tour Enchanting Twillingate

Location: Twillingate

Accommodation: Hotel

Accommodation Name: Sinbad's Hotel and Suites, Gander

Meals Included: Breakfast

Join a Local Specialist this morning for a guided walk in Terra Nova National Park. You’ll encounter a landscape of sheltered inlets, headlands and forests – a beautiful brush with these rugged landscapes. Continue to Twillingate, located along Iceberg Alley, where ancient glacial giants make their journey south from the Arctic (in season). Next, we visit Auk Island Winery for a tour and tasting experience, savoring the flavors of Newfoundland berries and fruits, before delving into the art of wooden boat building. Dive Into Culture yet again and meet a local boat builder to hear about this art which has been handed down from generation to generation.

Day 7: Discover The Impact Of Gander Make Travel Matter

Location: Gander

Accommodation: Sinbad's Hotel and Suites

Accommodation Name: Sinbad's Hotel and Suites, Gander

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Embark on a MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Experience and discover the existence and demise of an extinct people when you visit the Beothuk Interpretation Centre, which reveals the history of a now vanished language and culture. You’ll continue to Gander where you will learn about the significant role this Newfoundland community played during the 9/11 disaster when thousands of air passengers were suddenly rerouted to the town moments after the terrorist attack.

Day 8: Uncover Earth's Secrets At Gros Morne National Park

Location: Gros Morne National Park

Accommodation: Fisherman's Landing Inn, Deer Lake Motel [Newfoundland]

Accommodation Name: Fisherman's Landing Inn, Gros Morne National Park/Deer Lake

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Our first stop today is the Whale Pavilion in King’s Point where we’ll see the 50-ft skeleton of a whale on display. We enjoy lunch at a local restaurant on the scenic shoreline of Green Bay before embarking on a guided walk with a Local Specialist inside the UNESCO-listed Gros Morne National Park. Enjoy a rare opportunity to walk upon the exposed Earth’s mantle along the Tableland’s Trail. This evening, dinner is served at The Fish Sheds, an authentic fishing shed decorated with authentic fishing industry artifacts overlooking Bonne Bay.

Day 9: Voyage Through Gros Morne National Park

Location: Gros Morne National Park

Accommodation: Fisherman's Landing Inn, Deer Lake Motel [Newfoundland]

Accommodation Name: Fisherman's Landing Inn, Gros Morne National Park/Deer Lake

Meals Included: Breakfast

Board your choice of boat tours this morning to explore Gros Morne National Park your way. Enjoy live commentary about the geological wonders and rich cultural history of the bay or explore a spectacular glacier-carved land-locked fjord. Later, we’ll visit the Lobster Cove Head Lighthouse to learn about the culture heritage of the park.

Day 10: Taste The Wilderness At Arches Provincial Park

Location: Arches Provincial Park

Accommodation: Hotel North

Accommodation Name: Hotel North, St. Anthony

Meals Included: Breakfast

An early start to the day sees us trace the rugged coastline of Western Newfoundland with a stop at Arches Provincial Park. We’ll visit L’Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site for a tour of the UNESCO-listed 11th-century Viking settlement with a Local Specialist.

Day 11: Shuck Scallops In Blanc Sablon Dive Into Culture

Location: Blanc-Sablon

Accommodation: Northern Light Inn & Max's Restaurant, The Florian Hotel

Accommodation Name: Northern Light Inn & Max's Restaurant, L' Anse au Clair/The Florian Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast

Our first stop on today’s journey to Labrador is in scenic Fisher Point. We’ll take the ferry to Labrador in the afternoon, arriving in Blanc Sablon where we’ll Dive Into Culture during a visit to a scallop farm and learn how to shuck a scallop like a local. Taste the difference between a live and cooked scallop accompanied with wine.

Day 12: Voyage Back In Time At Red Bay

Location: Red Bay

Accommodation: Northern Light Inn & Max's Restaurant, The Florian Hotel

Accommodation Name: Northern Light Inn & Max's Restaurant, L' Anse au Clair/The Florian Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Join a Local Specialist this morning for a guided tour of the UNESCO-listed Red Bay National Historic Site, once a major whaling point on the Atlantic. You’ll tour the tallest lighthouse of Atlantic Canada, Point Armour Lighthouse, followed by a Regional Dinner.

Day 13 : Unmask The Ancient History Of Newfoundland

Location: Port aux Choix

Accommodation: Glynmill Inn

Accommodation Name: Glynmill Inn, Corner Brook

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

We leave Labrador, now bound for Newfoundland on the ferry. Encounter millennia of human history at the crossroads of four ancient cultures in Port aux Choix National Historic Site. This evening we enjoy a Farewell Dinner with new friends at one of Trafalgar’s Stays with Stories where we’ll stay overnight.

Day 14: Depart Corner Brook

Location: Deer Lake

Meals Included: Breakfast

Your fantastic journey comes to an end as you head to Deer Lake Regional Airport at your leisure.

What's Included

  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras

  • Optional Experiences and free time

  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes

  • Breakfast daily and up to half of your evening meals

  • All transport and transfers shown

  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted

  • Audio headsets for flexible sightseeing

  • An expert Travel Director and professional Driver

What's Not Included

Accommodation

13 nights

Check out our Q&As

  • Who will be my travelling companions on the tour?

    The beauty of taking a guided holiday with us is that you’ll have the opportunity to meet and travel with people from all over the globe.

  • What policies are in place for Covid-19?

    Vaccination against Covid-19 is not mandatory to travel with Trafalgar. However, we strongly recommend that guests are vaccinated before travelling. Please note that airlines and/or other authorities may have different requirements. It is the guest's responsibility to comply with these requirements at all times.

  • How long has the tour company been trading?

    Since 1947

  • What Ethical Travel credentials does the tour company have?

    Trafalgar is a founding partner of the TreadRight Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation established in 2008. So far, the charity has donated more than US$2 million to help underprivileged communities and support sustainable tourism around the world.

  • Will the accommodation included meet local health and safety regulations?

    Yes

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