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Scenic Wonders of Newfoundland and Labrador

Operated by: Trafalgar

14 Days from $4,630 per person
MAY - SEP 2022
Atlantic Puffin birds, Newfoundland, Canada

Countries Visited

Canada ...more Canada

Locations Visited

St Johns (NL), Bay Bulls, Petty Harbour, St Pierre, Fortune, Marystown, Clarenville, Bonavista, Trinity, Twillingate, Traytown, Gander, Gros-Morne, Kings Point, Rocky Harbour, St Anthony, St Lunaire-Griquet, Blanc Sablon, L Anse au Clair, Sainte-Barbe, Red Bay, L'Anse Amour, Corner Brook, Port au Choix ...more St Johns (NL), Bay Bulls, Petty Harbour, St Pierre, Fortune, Marystown, Clarenville, Bonavista, Trinity, Twillingate, Traytown, Gander, Gros-Morne, Kings Point, Rocky Harbour, St Anthony, St Lunaire-Griquet, Blanc Sablon, L Anse au Clair, Sainte-Barbe, Red Bay, L'Anse Amour, Corner Brook, Port au Choix
  1. Day 1 Greetings St. John's

    The colorful row houses of St. John’s add character to North America’s oldest 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.

    meals Welcome Reception
    hotel Hilton Garden Inn
  2. Day 2 Enjoy St. John's Sightseeing

    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 a Be My Guest 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. We’ll return to St. John’s later and embark on a city tour, including visits to Signal Hill for beautiful views over the city and Cape Spear, the most eastern point of America.

    meals Breakfast, Be My Guest
    hotel Hilton Garden Inn
  3. Day 3 Roam The Streets Of St. Pierre

    Today we are traveling to Fortune, to board the ferry to St. Pierre. Enjoy the rare opportunity to stay overnight in the only part of New France that remains under French control (guest should pack overnight bag). During an island tour, delve into the fishing heritage of St. Pierre, admiring the colourful facades which line the city's narrow streets. Dive Into Culture and learn about the island's colonial history.

    meals Breakfast, Dinner
    hotel Robert
  4. Day 4 Go Back In Time In Fortune

    Once back on Canadian land, we continue to the Fortune Head Ecological Centre. Let our geology interpreters take you on a guided tour of the Fortune Head Ecological Reserve which is home to the Global Boundary Stratotype Section and Point (GSSP) for the geologic time boundary between the Precambrian era and Cambrian period! These 541 million-year-old rocks mark the beginning of increasing biological diversity of life on Earth!

    meals Breakfast
    hotel Marystown Hotel and Conference Centre
  5. Day 5 Uncover The Natural Beauty of Bonavista

    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.

    meals Breakfast, Dinner
    hotel Quality Clarenville
  6. Day 6 Tour Enchanting Twilingate

    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, Dive Into Culture with a tour and tasting experience at Auk Island Winery, 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. Later, we join new friends for dinner at your oceanfront hotel.

    meals Breakfast, Dinner
    hotel Anchor Inn
  7. Day 7 Discover The Impact Of Gander

    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.

    meals Breakfast, Dinner
    hotel Sinbad's Hotel and Suites
  8. Day 8 Uncover Earth's Secrets At Gros Morne National Park

    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.

    meals Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch
    hotel Fishermans Landing Inn
  9. Day 9 Voyage Through Gros Morne National Park

    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.

    meals Breakfast
    hotel Fishermans Landing Inn
  10. Day 10 Taste The Wilderness At Arches Provincial Park

    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.

    meals Breakfast
    hotel North
  11. Day 11 Shuck Scallops In Blanc Sablon

    Our first stop on today’s journey to Labrador is in scenic Fisher Point, where we’ll enjoy breakfast in a replica Viking sod hut. 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.

    meals Breakfast
    hotel Northern Light Inn
  12. Day 12 Voyage Back In Time At Red Bay

    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.

    meals Breakfast, Regional Dinner
    hotel Northern Light Inn
  13. Day 13 Unmask The Ancient History Of Newfoundland

    We leave Labrador 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.

    meals Breakfast, Farewell Dinner
    hotel Glynmill Inn
  14. Day 14 Depart Corner Brook

    Your journey comes to an end, take your transfer to Deer Lake Regional Airport.

    meals Breakfast
Scenic Wonders of Newfoundland Labrador and Ile Saint Pierre
Price Includes

Dining Highlights

  • 1 Be My Guest
  • 1 Farewell Dinner
  • 1 Lunch
  • 1 Regional Dinner
  • 1 Welcome Reception
  • 13 Breakfasts
  • 5 Dinners

First class travel Highlights

  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • All transport and transfers shown
  • An expert Travel Director and professional Driver
  • Audio headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Breakfast daily and up to half of your evening meals
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with Wi-Fi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • Optional Experiences and free time

Sightseeing Highlights

  • Cruise iconic Witless Bay and choice between two cruises at Gros Morne National Park
  • Discover Corner Brook and Twillingate
  • Explore St. John’s, Trinity, Gander
  • Scenic Drive along rugged coastline of Western Newfoundland with a stop at the Arches Provincial Park
  • Visit French Island St. Pierre, Bonavista Peninsula, Terra Nova National Park, Gros Morne National Park, UNESCO World Heritage sites of Red Bay in Labrador and Viking settlement L’Anse aux Meadows, Port aux Choix National Historic Site
  • Dive Into Culture Visit the Lighthouse on Cape Bonavista and see if you can spot whales, icebergs and puffins (in season).
  • Dive Into Culture In the French territory of St. Pierre where you'll learn about the local fishing heritage and way of life on the island.
  • Dive Into Culture Learn how to shuck a scallop like a local at a farm in Blanc Sablon.
  • Dive Into Culture Savor the flavors of Newfoundland berries and fruit at the Auk Island Winery.
  • Dive Into Culture Meet a local boat builder in Twillingate to hear about this art which has been handed down from generation to generation.
  • Stays With Stories Stay at The Glynmill Inn, a Tudor-style 'Staff House' built for senior executives of the Newfoundland Pulp and Paper Company in the early 1900s.

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