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Scenic Wonders of Newfoundland and Labrador

Operated by: Trafalgar

14 Days from $4,477 per person
MAY - SEP 2023
Scenic Wonders of Newfoundland Labrador and Ile Saint Pierre

Countries Visited

Canada ...more Canada

Locations Visited

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

    We will catch the ferry back to Burin Peninsula. 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 & 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 Hotel Clarendon
  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. 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

    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.

    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, Lunch, Dinner
    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
  10. Day 10 Taste The Wilderness At Arches Provincial Park

    An early start to the day sees us tracing 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
  13. Day 13 Unmask The Ancient History Of Newfoundland

    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.

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

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

    meals Breakfast
Scenic Wonders of Newfoundland Labrador and Ile Saint Pierre
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Dining Highlights

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

Sightseeing Highlights

  • 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 Visit the Lighthouse on Cape Bonavista and see if you can spot whales, icebergs and puffins (in season).
  • 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.
  • Dive Into Culture Learn how to shuck a scallop like a local at a farm in Blanc Sablon.
  • 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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St. John

Available on Day 6

Iceberg Alley Tour

Explore Iceberg Alley with the award-winning boat tour Iceberg Quest as you set sail from the vibrant outport community of Twillingate. Marvel at 12,000-year-old icebergs, observe majestic humpback whales and watch elegant seabirds frolic along our coastlines (depending on season). Relax as the friendly crew proudly introduces you to outport Newfoundland’s way of life, charisma and hospitality.
Adult Price: CAD 86

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Thank you so much for your positive feedback! We are so glad you enjoyed your trip to Newfoundland and Labrador. We would love to help you plan your next adventure when you are ready to travel again! Take care!
Tuesday, August 9, 2022
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