Wonders of Newfoundland

A 12-Day Collette Tours tour starting from $3,549

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Tour Length: 12 Days
Countries Visited: Canada
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Tour Type:
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Tour Category: First Class
Tour Operator: Collette Tours
Tour Code: 120
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Discover a blend of natural beauty, quaint villages, stunning ocean views and friendly people on your exploration through Newfoundland. Taste flavors of the region at a local restaurant featuring farm to table products in the oldest building in St. John’s. Stroll the coast to a remote lighthouse for a gourmet picnic lunch surrounded by nature’s tranquility. Board a cruise of Witless Bay Ecological Reserve in search of whales, puffins, and other marine life. Spend time at Prime Berth Fishing Heritage Centre, where you will learn the traditions of a fishing family that have been passed down for generations. In Gros Morne National park, set off on an unforgettable cruise on a rare freshwater fjord. Pause at Cape Bonavista’s lighthouse to take in the sweeping views - you may even spot an iceberg!

 
Hotel Accommodations
Jag Hotel
Terra Nova Resort
Anchor Inn
Marble Inn Resort
15 Meals: 9 Breakfast, 2 Lunch and 4 Dinner

Sightseeing listed in the itinerary.

 
Day 1: St. John’s, Newfoundland - Tour Begins
Your journey opens in the colorful coastal city of St. John’s. The province's capital city is a delightful blend of old-world charm and new-world elegance. (Tour prices are land only rates based on per person, double occupancy. Please call for airfare pricing.)
Accommodations: Jag Hotel

Day 2: St. John’s
Meet your fellow travelers this morning over breakfast, then come to know North America’s oldest and furthest east city on a tour highlighting Signal Hill, Cape Spear lighthouse, Government House, and the Basilica of St. John the Baptist. Tour the quaint fishing harbor of Quidi Vidi Village. Sample the beloved beverage of the region during a visit to the province’s most popular brewery. At a local art cooperative, see artisans at work and chat with them about their creations and inspirations. Tonight, get to know the flavors of the region at a local restaurant featuring farm-to-table products in the oldest building in St. John’s.
Accommodations: Jag Hotel
Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

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 1600s 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.”
Accommodations: Clarenville Inn
Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

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!
Accommodations: Clarenville Inn
Meals: Breakfast

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.
Accommodations: Anchor Inn
Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

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.
Accommodations: Ocean View Motel
Meals: Breakfast

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.
Accommodations: Ocean View Motel
Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

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 firsthand 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.
Accommodations: Hotel North 3
Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

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 colorful 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.
Accommodations: Northern Light Inn
Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

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!
Accommodations: Glynmill Inn
Meals: Breakfast

Day 11: Cornerbrook
Visit a local mineral and stone specialist for a discussion on Labradorite, a colorful 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
Accommodations: Glynmill Inn
Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

Day 12: Cornerbrook - Tour Ends
Your tour comes to a close today in Cornerbrook
Meals: Breakfast
 
         
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TRAVEL DOCUMENTS: Necessary Travel Documents such as Passports and Visas is the responsibility of the traveler. Passports must be valid six months from your return travel date.

  • A local specialist joins us for a talk on the marine life in the region

  • Explore the Beothuk Interpretation Centre

  • Experience a cruise through the fjords as you look for whales and eagles

  • Watch for puffins on a nature cruise

  • Visit a local mineral and stone specialist for a discussion on Labradorite

 

Prices are in USD, per person, based on double occupancy, tour only.

 
 

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