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9 Day Untouched Newfoundland Tour

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St. John's
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9 Day Untouched Newfoundland Style: Self-Drive Day 1: Deer Lake Arrive at Deer Lake. Day 2: Deer Lake - St. Anthony Drive up the scenic Viking trail to the northern town of St.Anthony. During the right season, it is . .
Country: Canada
City: St. John's
Duration: 9 Day(s) - 8 Night(s)
Tour Category: Seasonal Events Tours
Departure Date: Thu 01 Jan '99
Package Itinerary

9 Day Untouched Newfoundland

Style: Self-Drive

Day 1: Deer Lake

Arrive at Deer Lake.

Day 2: Deer Lake - St. Anthony

Drive up the scenic Viking trail to the northern town of St.Anthony. During the right season, it is possible to catch glimpses of icebergs and whales from St. Anthony’s rugged coastline. Overnight St. Anthony.

Day 3: Northern Peninsula

Today explore this beautiful region further. Located on the northern tip of Newfoundland, the Northern Peninsula is home to dramatic landscapes and rugged mountains.

This scenic drive skirts along the coast with several iconic sights along the way including L’Anse aux Meadows - an interpretive museum that was home to a Viking settlement over 1000 years ago – and Port au Choix, one of Canada’s premier archaeological sites with over 6000 years of history, overnight St. Andrews.

Day 4: St. Anthony - Gros Morne

Today, drive from St. Anthony to Gros Morne National Park - designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1987 for its impressive geological features, the 1805 sq. kilometre park offers beauty and adventure that are unsurpassed by any in the world.

Take time to fully explore the south side of this beautiful area of Newfoundland. Visit the impressive Discovery Centre and the scenic communities of Woody Point and Trout River, while here why not take a Zodiac boat tour to view the magnificent -Tablelands', the reason Gros Morne was given its UNESCO status.

Gros Morne is a hiker's paradise catering to all abilities, with over 19 hiking trails to choose from covering over 100 km throughout the park. (Hikers trail guide available at Discovery & Visitor Centre's), overnight Gros Morne National Park.

Day 5: Gros Morne

Today explore the north side of the park. Highlights include the scenic community of Norris Point and Rocky Harbour - the service hub of the Gros Morne area. Take time to visit Lobster Cove Head Lighthouse and Bonne Bay Marine Station. In the afternoon, enjoy a spectacular Western Brook Pond Fjord Boat Tour - the only way, other than by helicopter, to see the spectacular Western Brook Gorge.

Enjoy a 45min boardwalk stroll to the dock before enjoying a leisurely cruise into the gorge - be at one with nature as you see the dramatic ravine-like sides of this inland fjord tower over 600 metres above you, overnight Gros Morne National Park.

Day 6: Gros Morne - Twillingate

Depart Gros Morne and drive to Twillingate, a small picturesque island on the eastern side of Newfoundland. Twillingate is a great place to do some hiking or take a sightseeing boat cruise.

Day 7: Twillingate - Trinity

Continue onto Trinity - The cultural architectural capital of Newfoundland. Trinity also hosts the New Founde Lande Trinity Pageant - a humorous look at Newfoundland & Labrador history. Places to visit in Trinity include the Ryan Store, Hiscock House and the Blacksmith Museum to name a few, overnight Trinity.

Day 8: Trinity - St. John's

Today explore Trinity further. This area has been used for the filming of the movie -Shipping News'€ starring Dame Judi Dench & Kevin Spacey and also for the TV miniseries drama -Random Passage". Visit the nearby Cape Random film set constructed in 2000, the site offers visitors the opportunity to step back in time and imagine the life of our forebearers in a typical fishing community in the early 1800s.

Continue on and drive the remainder of the Bonavista Peninsula. Take time to visit Cape Bonavista Lighthouse, Historic Ryan Premises, Mockbeggar Plantation and the Matthew Interpretation Centre.

Continue to St. John’s. Welcome to the oldest city in North America! This historic, vibrant city has many attractions with the added bonus of a wide selection of restaurants from fine dining to traditional Newfoundland fayre. St. John's has the highest concentration of pubs per capita on the continent and a visit to the infamous George Street is a must. Overnight St. John's.

Day 9: St. John's

Depart St. John's.

Package Includes:

8 nights of accommodation, 9-day mid-size car rental including unlimited kilometres (special conditions apply), sightseeing and attractions as listed above.


St. John’s harbour tour

Twillingate boat tour

Pricing is per person (does not include applicable taxes)

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