Discover a land rich with culture, filled with Viking history, and overflowing with natural beauty. Newfoundland & Labrador, the "Far East of the Western World", will take your breath away and leave you with memories that will last a lifetime.
This tour is operated by one of our Travel Partners. [ATLAN] Contact us to book airfare separately.
Meet & Greet
Ferry from Nova Scotia to Newfoundland & Labrador
Port au Choix
Strait of Belle Isle ferry to/from Labrador
Red Bay National Historic Site - UNESCO World Heritage Site
L’Anse aux Meadows - UNESCO World Heritage Site
Whale Watching Boat Tour
Gros Morne National Park
Tablelands – UNESCO World Heritage Site
Scenic Boat Tour in Gros Morne
“Screech In” Ceremony
Long Point Lighthouse
Prime Berth Fishery & Heritage Centre
Terra Nova National Park
Cape Bonavista Lighthouse Provincial Historic Site
Guided tour of St. John’s
Cape Spear National Historic Site
Boat Tour on Witless Bay Ecological Reserve (Puffins)
12 night’s accommodation
Friday – DAY 1 – Arrive Halifax, NS*
Arrive in Halifax and check in to your accommodations which are ideally located in the downtown core of this vibrant and cosmopolitan urban centre on the Atlantic Ocean. Meet our Tour Director or Driver/Guide and fellow travelers this evening at a Meet & Greet.
Saturday – DAY 2 – Halifax to Port aux Basques, NL
Travel via Truro and Antigonish to cross over the Canso Causeway to Cape Breton Island. At North Sydney, board the Marine Atlantic ferry for a relaxing overnight crossing to Port aux Basques, your port of entry on the island of Newfoundland. [B/D]
Sunday – DAY 3 – Port aux Basques to Port au Choix
Drive through the Codroy Valley and through Gros Morne National Park - to be enjoyed later on during your tour - to the fishing community of Port au Choix to learn of ancient cultures. The Port au Choix Peninsula juts slightly out into the Gulf of St. Lawrence on Newfoundland’s northwest coast and people have lived here for 5,500 years. [B/L/D]
Monday – DAY 4 – Port au Choix to L’Anse au Clair
Board the ferry from St. Barbe to cross the Strait of Belle Isle to Labrador. Continue to Red Bay National Historic Site, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, where the Basques had a whaling station in the 16th century. This mystical place takes the essence of Labrador coastal living and transposes it onto a tapestry of rich culture and history. Spend the night in Labrador. [B/D]
Tuesday – DAY 5 – L’Anse au Clair to St. Anthony
Return to Newfoundland and travel to L’Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site, the first cultural discovery in the world to receive recognition as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Hear of the Vikings who walked here over a thousand years ago. [B/D]
Wednesday – DAY 6 – St. Anthony to Cow Head
Enjoy a morning whale watching boat tour in St. Anthony before travelling to Cow Head in Gros Morne National Park for a two-night stay. [B/D]
Thursday – DAY 7 – Gros Morne Touring
Discover why Gros Morne National Park is truly one of the highlights of your tour. Visit the Lobster Cove Lighthouse. Enjoy a scenic boat tour (weather permitting) as you learn the geology of the Tablelands, see the bald eagles that frequent the deep waters of the fjord, and hear the history of the small villages nestled on the shores. [B/Boxed L/D]
Friday – DAY 8 – Cow Head to Gander
This is an unforgettable experience; some say the scenery is unequaled in eastern Canada. Have your camera at the ready as your time in Gros Morne National Park draws to a close. Later, travel through Central Newfoundland on to Gander where you will spend two nights. [B/D]
Saturday – DAY 9 – Twilingate Touring
A scenic drive along the rocky coast of Notre Dame Bay leads to the beautiful outport of Twilingate where you will visit Long Point Lighthouse and the Prime Berth Fishery & Heritage Centre. Return to Gander and experience the North Atlantic Aviation Museum before returning to your hotel. [B/L]
Sunday – DAY 10 – Gander to Clarenville
Visit Terra Nova National Park, the most easterly of Canada’s beautiful national parks; keep your camera close at hand for wildlife along the way. Learn about the hard life of the light keepers at Cape Bonavista Lighthouse Provincial Historic Site and stroll through the lanes of charming town of Trinity where you will see several historic buildings. Arrive at your Clarenville hotel for the night. [B/L/D]
Monday – DAY 11 – Clarenville to St. John’s
Continue on to the intriguing old seaport of St. John’s, your home for the next two nights. North America’s oldest city and Newfoundland’s capital boosts a stunning location in the granite cliffs and slopes of the Avalon Peninsula. Enjoy a city tour featuring the Victorian architecture of the downtown area, the busy modern waterfront, the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, Confederation Building, and the panoramic view from Signal Hill. [B/D]
Tuesday – DAY 12 – Local Touring
This morning, visit Bay Bulls for one of the highlights of your trip, a boat tour in the Witless Bay Ecological Reserve to search for puffins and other seabirds. Next is a visit to the most easterly point in North America, Cape Spear National Historic Site. The afternoon is yours to explore St. John’s at your leisure. [B]
Wednesday – DAY 13 - End of Tour*
The tour has come to an end and you will transfer for your flights back to your individual destinations.
Please note: Airfare into Halifax, NS and from St. John's, NL, is at an additional cost.
Contact our office for special air pricing to join this tour.
A pre night in Halifax with transfers can be added as well post nights in St. John’s. Contact your booking agent for more details.