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Wonders of Newfoundland



From $4,869* pp | 12 Days •  18 Meals  *Rate is per person, land only, double occupancy. 

Discover a blend of natural beauty, quaint villages, stunning ocean views and friendly people on your exploration.

  • Watch for puffins on a nature cruise.
  • Enjoy prime viewing over Iceberg Alley at Longpoint Lighthouse.
  • Journey along the Viking Trail to L’Anse aux Meadows.

Lighthouses, Iceberg Alley & Gros Morne

Discover a blend of natural beauty, quaint villages, stunning ocean views and friendly people on your exploration through Newfoundland. Taste flavours of the region during a lobster dinner on the beach and a traditional Jig’s dinner. Board a cruise of Witless Bay Ecological Reserve in search of whales, puffins and other marine life. In Gros Morne National park, set off on an unforgettable cruise on a rare freshwater fjord. Visit Red Bay, Labrador, a UNESCO site. Pause at Point Amour and Long Point lighthouse to take in the sweeping views – you may even spot an iceberg!


Day 1. St. John’s, Newfoundland – Tour Begins
Your journey opens in the colourful coastal city of St. John’s. The province’s capital city is a delightful blend of old-world charm and new-world elegance.
icons_therma  High 16  Low 6    icons_hotel  Jag Hotel


Day 2. St. John’s

Meet your fellow travellers this morning over 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 harbour of Quidi Vidi Village. Watch for puffins 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. Tonight, savour your first Newfoundland dinner with lobster on the beach.

icons_food  Breakfast & Dinner   icons_therma  High  16  Low  8   icons_hotel  Jag Hotel


Day 3. St. John’s – Clarenville Area

Traverse 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 Archaeological Site, the remnants of the oldest English settlement in Canada. Join an expert for a private tour at the Legacy Centre revealing life in the early 1600’s and get to know the culture during a musical performance. Then, get your hands dirty during a hands-on lesson in archaeology. This evening, prepare to have fun at a traditional Newfoundland gathering known as a “Jig’s dinner.”

icons_food  Breakfast & Dinner     icons_hotel  Terra Nova Resort


Day 4. Clarenville – Cape Bonavista – Clarenville Area

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’s museum. At Cape Bonavista, pause at the lighthouse to take in the sweeping views – you may even spot an iceberg!

icons_food  Breakfast    icons_hotel  Terra Nova Resort


Day 5. Clarenville – Terra Nova National Park – Twillingate

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 that features an interactive exhibit introducing you to the region’s marine life. Your day comes to a close at Longpoint Lighthouse, a location that affords prime viewing over Iceberg Alley.

icons_food  Breakfas & Dinner   icons_therma  High  16  Low  9   icons_hotel  Anchor Inn


Day 6. Twillingate – Gros Morne

Depart Twillingate 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, head to Gros Morne National Park for your two-night stay surrounded by nature.

icons_food  Breakfast    icons_therma  High 16  Low  8    icons_hotel  Ocean View Motel


Day 7. Gros Morne National Park

Today 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. A visit to Tableland Mountains is followed by further exploration of the park’s hidden fjords, stark mountains and highland tundra. From a boat, experience the fjords from a new perspective and watch for whales and eagles while listening to traditional Newfoundland music.

icons_food  Breakfast & Dinner   icons_therma High  16 Low  8    icons_hotel  Ocean View Motel


Day 8. Gros Morne – 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 first-hand their unique solutions to living under extreme conditions. Later, a visit to a local Econo-museum reveals the famous local partridgeberry and bakeapple and how you can make them into jams, sauces and vinegars.

icons_food  Breakfast & Dinner   icons_therma  High  13  Low  5    icons_hotel  Hotel North 3


Day 9. St. 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 colourful 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. Then it’s off to Point Amour Lighthouse to watch for icebergs; visit a 4,200-year-old gravesite; and see the remains of a scuttled British war ship.

icons_food  Breakfast & Dinner    icons_hotel  Northern Light Inn


Day 10. L’Anse Au Clair – Cornerbrook, Newfoundland

A morning ferry ride takes you back to Newfoundland. Today’s journey brings you along the roads that James Cook took back in 1770. Sit back and take in the spectacular scenery that unfolds along the way. Be sure to have your camera ready!

icons_food  Breakfast   icons_therma  High 11 Low  3   icons_hotel  Glynmill Inn


Day 11. Cornerbrook

Visit a local mineral and stone specialist for a discussion on Labradorite, a colourful stone that is claimed to have mystical powers. Enjoy the afternoon at leisure to explore on your own. Tonight, a trio known as the “Sharecroppers” will delight you with a variety of traditional and original songs.

icons_food  Breakfast & Dinner  icons_therma  High 11  Low  3    icons_hotel  Glynmill Inn


Day 12. Cornerbrook – Tour Ends

Your tour comes to a close today in Cornerbrook.

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Please note: Accommodation is subject to change.


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small x red icon  Comprehensive travel insurance

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  • Newfoundland is 13 hours and 30 minutes behind Australian Eastern Standard Time.
  • The currency in Canada is the Canadian Dollar.
  • The highest elevation included on tour is 450 feet at St. John’s.
  • Canada uses 110 V.
  • Why not consider a pre and post tour extension. Start and end your holiday rested.

This tour includes moderate physical activity. The itinerary blends some longer days with shorter days and more leisure time. Walking tours, as well as walking slightly longer distances, upstairs or on uneven walking surfaces should be expected.

March 2016.

Mar 3  – Mar 13.                $3,079

Mar 10  – Mar 20.              $2,829

Mar 17 – Mar 27.               $2,829

April 2016.

Apr 7 – Apr 17.                   $2,949

Apr 14 – Apr 24.                 $2,949

Apr 21 – May 1.                  $2,949

June 2016.

Jun 6 – Jun 26.                    $3,979

Jun 20 – Jul 1.                      $3,979

July 2016.

Jul 18 – Jul 29.                      $3,979

August 2016. 

Aug 8 – Aug 19.                   $4,299

Aug 15 – Aug 26.                 $4,299

September 2016. 

Sep 5 – Sep 16.                    $3,979

Sep 12 – Sep 23.                  $3,979

Sep 26 – Oct 7.                     $3,979

October 2016.

Oct 10 – Oct 21.                   $3,979

November 2016.

Nov 7 – Nov 18.                    $3,469

March 2017.

Mar 13 – Mar 24.                   $3,469

Mar 27 – Apr 7.                      $3,599

April 2017.

Apr 3 – Apr 14.                       $3,729

Apr 24 – May 5.                      $3,729

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