Newfoundland

  • July 3 – 13, 2017
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Highlights

Northland Discovery Boat Tour

Gros Morne National Park

Viking Dinner & Show

Anchors Aweigh Band

Lobster Cove Head Lighthouse

L’Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site                                          

The North Atlantic Aviation Museum

Terra Nova National Park

Cape Bonavista Lighthouse

Provincial Historic Site          

Ryan Premises

Signal Hill National Historic Site

Prime Berth Historic Fishing Village

Witless Bay Ecological Reserve Whale & Puffin Tour

Cape Spear National Historic Site

Silent Witness Memorial

Three Dinners

All Breakfasts

Screech In & Mug up

Pricing

$2,649 Double

Triple: $2,569 

Quad: $2,529 

Single: $3,349 

 

All prices per person.  Land only.

Not included in price:  Airfare, Taxes and fees.

Important Information

Itinerary

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Day 1 Home Cities to Deer Lake

Day 1

Home Cities to Deer Lake

Depart home for Deer Lake and transfer to your hotel for your overnight stay.

Day 2 Deer Lake to Plum Point

Day 2

Deer Lake to Plum Point

Depart for Gros Morne National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, where we will visit the Discovery Centre and Broom Point. We will then take a water taxi from Woody Point to Norris Point. Then onto Lobster Cove Head Lighthouse with a great view of Bonne Bay and the surrounding mountains. Finally we will head north for our home tonight, Plum Point.  This evening we partake in a Newfoundland ‘Mug up’.

Day 3 Plum Point to St Anthony

Day 3

Plum Point to St Anthony

Depart Plum Point for L’Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site. This was the home of Lief the Lucky and the Viking people who settled here. You will be able to tour the reconstructed sod huts as animators recreate daily life at the site. In St. Anthony one stop will at the Grenfell home and the Charles S. Curtis Memorial Hospital to see the Jordi Bonet Murals. The murals tell the story of the Grenfell Mission named for famous medical missionary Sir Wilfred Grenfell. Dinner tonight will be a Viking Feast in a replica of Lief the Lucky’s home.

Day 4 St Anthony to Port au Choix

Day 4

St Anthony to Port au Choix

Enjoy a morning boat tour that will explore the scenic coastal waters off St. Anthony – an area known for its bounty of icebergs, whales and seabirds.  Please note that conditions can be cool on the Atlantic so please bring warm all weather clothing.  

Day 5 Port au Choix to Rocky Harbour

Day 5

Port au Choix to Rocky Harbour

Our first stop is The Arches Provincial Park where caves carved by undersea wave action have been thrust above the surface over the eons.

Tonight, relax and be prepared to tap your toes when we see the popular local band Anchors Aweigh, they will be playing local Newfoundland & Labrador Music.

Day 6 Rocky Harbour to Gander

Day 6

Rocky Harbour to Gander

We will depart this morning for Grand Falls-Windsor, where we will visit the Salmonid Interpretation Centre, a fabulous place to watch Atlantic salmon as they migrate to their spawning grounds. Then on to Gander, often called the “Crossroads of the World,” it has been an aviation town since the 1930s. We will visit the Atlantic Aviation Museum that tells the story. 

Day 7 Gander to Clarenville

Day 7

Gander to Clarenville

At Boyd’s Cove visit the Beothuk Interpretation Centre and learn more about the Beothuks. In Twillingate we will visit the Prime Berth Historic Fishing Village where we will learn the history and culture of the area by visiting the Living History Museum, and then see the Long Point Lighthouse built in 1876. Depart Twillingate for the Clarenville area where we will overnight. En route visit Gambo, the birthplace of Joseph R. Smallwood, the first Premier of the province and one of the original “Fathers of Confederation”. Our stop includes Joey’s Lookout. 

Day 8 Clarenville

Day 8

Clarenville

Today we will continue our journey to Trinity and Bonavista. First we visit the community of Trinity. Most of the old town is a national heritage district, and there are several provincial historic sites such as Hiscock House Provincial Historic Site. Lester Garland Premises Provincial Historic Site, Lester Garland House/Wessex Learning Centre and St. Paul’s Anglican Church are our other stops. While in Trinity we will stop by the Green Family Forge Blacksmith Museum, and the Trinity Museum and Archives as well as the Trinity Interpretation Centre.  We go back into history to the voyage of John Cabot. He sailed from England to Newfoundland landing at Cape Bonavista in 1497. One of the “must-sees” is the Cape Bonavista Lighthouse Provincial Historic Site which has been restored to its original 1843 condition. Other stops on your tour include the monument to John Cabot located near the lighthouse, Ryan Premises National Historic Site – which includes the Bonavista Museum and the Dungeon Provincial Park, a collapsed sea cave.  A special treat this evening, an authentic Newfoundland Screech In.

Day 9 Clarenville to St. John’s

Day 9

Clarenville to St. John’s

Today we travel to St. John’s, the capital city of the province. On the way we will visit Heart’s Content Cable station. This afternoon we will take a tour of the city including Signal Hill National Historic Site, Government House, Anglican Cathedral and the Cape Spear National Historical Site.

Day 10 St. John’s

Day 10

St. John’s

Depart St. John’s for the Witless Bay Ecological Reserve and take a boat tour to see the nesting seabirds, humpback whales and icebergs. Tonight join all your friends for the WestWorld Tours farewell dinner.

Day 11 St. John’s to Home Cities

Day 11

St. John’s to Home Cities

Sadly, all good things must come to an end. This morning we will transfer to the airport for your flight home.