St John's, Newfoundland & Labrador
St John's, Newfoundland & Labrador
Scenery in Halifax, Nova Scotia
Scenery in Halifax, Nova Scotia
Cape Breton Island & Newfoundland Landscapes
Cape Breton Island & Newfoundland Landscapes
Gros Morne National Park
Gros Morne National Park
L'Anse Aux Meadows National Historic Site
L'Anse Aux Meadows National Historic Site
Whale Sightings, Icebergs, Twillingate & Terra Nova National Park
Whale Sightings, Icebergs, Twillingate & Terra Nova National Park

Circle Newfoundland & Labrador

12 Nights from €4,299 Including Flights

Overview

On this escorted tour you will experience the striking landscapes and fascinating history of the province of Newfoundland and Labrador. The tour actually starts in the capital of Nova Scotia, Halifax, and then continues across the waters of the Atlantic to the island of Newfoundland. Here you will find stunning natural sights and intriguing historical sites, including Gros Morne National Park and the UNESCO World Heritage Site of L’Anse aux Meadows Viking archaeological grounds. On this tour you will stand at the northern-most tip of the island of Newfoundland and journey to the eastern-most point in North America. You’ll have the opportunity to see whales, sea birds including puffins and eagles and perhaps even icebergs in the early summer.

Highlights

  • Enjoy a whale-watching boat tour in St Anthony, scenic boat tour in Gros Morne National Park and boat tour to Witless Bay Bird Sanctuary
  • Visit the National Historic Sites of Red Bay, L’Anse aux Meadows, Signal Hill and Cape Spear
  • Explore the National Parks of Terra Nova and Gros Morne, and the Provincial Park of Cape Bonvista Lighthouse
  • Enjoy guided tours of the quaint capital St John’s and the charming town of Twillingate
  • Welcome reception, and many meals included (all breakfasts, 4 lunches and 9 dinners)
  • Local Atlantic tour director throughout dress in traditional kilt

Whats included?
  • Flights & taxes
  • Accommodation
  • Checked baggage
  • CAR licensed & bonded
  • In resort assistance & 24 hour contact centre
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Day 1

Fly to Halifax, Nova Scotia

Arrive Halifax and transfer independently to your hotel. This evening meet your travelling companions at an evening welcome reception.

Overnight: Cambridge Suites Halifax

Day 2

Halifax – Ferry North Sydney to Port-Aux-Basques

Travel via Truro and Antigonish, crossing over the Canso Causeway to beautiful Cape Breton Island. In North Sydney board a Marine Atlantic ferry for the overnight crossing to Port-aux-Basques in Newfoundland. Breakfast & dinner included

Overnight: Onboard the Marine Atlantic ferry

Day 3

Port-Aux-Basques to Port au Choix

Drive through the Cordroy Valley, bordered by the Long Range Mountains, the Anguille Mountains and the shores of the Atlantic Ocean. Your journey continues through the stunning Gros Morne National Park and into the small fishing community of Port au Choix, then check-in to the overnight hotel. Breakfast, lunch & dinner included

Overnight: Sea Echo Motel, Port aux Choix

Day 4

Port Aux Choix to L’Anse au Clair

Today board the ferry at St Barbe and cross the strait of Belle Island on the way to Labrador. Visit the Red Bay National Historic Site, location of a Basque whaling station in the 16 century. Breakfast & dinner included.

Overnight: Northern Light Inn, L’Anse au Clair

Day 5

L’Anse au Clair to St Anthony

Return to Newfoundland and travel to L’Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site, an archaeological site marking the earliest known European settlement in North America. This UNESCO World Heritage Site gives a fascinating glimpse into the Viking lifestyle. Breakfast & dinner included.

Overnight: Haven Inn, St Anthony

Day 6

St Anthony – Cow Head

Weather permitting this morning you will take a whale-watching boat tour. During some summer months enormous ice-bergs can also be spotted. So fingers crossed there will be some great photo opportunities today! Then travel to Cow Head, where you’ll be staying for the night. Breakfast & dinner included

Overnight: Shallow Bay Motel, Cow Head

Day 7

Cow Head - Gros Morne National Park – Cow Head

Today you’ll visit Gros Morne National Park, filled with a rich variety of scenery and wildlife. Embark on a scenic boat tour (weather permitting) on which you’ll learn about the geology of the Tablelands, see whales and bald eagles and discover the history of the small villages nestled along the shores. Breakfast, boxed lunch & dinner included.

Overnight: Shallow Bay Motel, Cow Head

Day 8

Cow Head - Gander

Travel through central Newfoundland towards Gander where you’ll check in for a relaxing evening in this small town with an interesting aviation history. Breakfast included

Overnight: Sinbad’s Hotel & Suites, Gander

Day 9

Gander – Twillingate - Gander

Take the scene drive along the coast of Notre Dam Bay into the beautiful town of Twillingate. At the tip of the island, visit the Long Point Lighthouse. Return to Gander and visit the North Atlantic Aviation Museum. Breakfast, lunch & dinner included.

Overnight: Sinbad’s Hotel & Suites, Gander

Day 10

Gander to Clarenville

Today’s route is along the Trans Canada Highway through the Terra Nova National Park, the most easterly of Canada’s national parks. You can spot wildlife on the way, whilst admiring the scenery. Visit Cape Bonavista Lighthouse Provincial Park and the charming town of Trinity. Breakfast, lunch & dinner included.

Overnight: St Jude Hotel, Clarenville

Day 11

Clarenville – St John’s

Head 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 boasts 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, Confederation Building and the panoramic view from Signal Hill. Breakfast & dinner included

Overnight: Delta Hotels by Marriott St John’s or Hotel North

Day 12

St John’s

A highlight of the whole tour, today travel to Bay Bulls for a boat tour in the Witless Bay Ecological Reserve (weather permitting) to spot puffins and other seabirds. Then visit Cape Spear National Historic Site, the most easterly point in North America. You have free time this afternoon to explore the delightful neighbourhoods of St John’s. Breakfast included.

Overnight: Delta Hotels by Marriott St John’s or Hotel North

Day 13

Depart St John’s

The end of the tour and time to take a flight home

  • International flights
  • Land transportation by modern tour coach
  • English-speaking local Atlantic tour director throughout dressed in traditional kilt
  • Welcome reception, 11 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 9 dinners
  • Baggage handling (1 piece per person)
  • Ferry crossing to Port-Aux-Basques
  • Ferry crossing to/from Labrador
  • Whale-watching boat tour in St. Anthony (weather permitting)
  • Scenic boat tour in Gros Morne (weather permitting)
  • Boat tour to Witless Bay Bird Sanctuary (weather permitting)
  • Guided tour of St. John’s and Sightseeing tour of Twillingate


What’s not included?
Airport transfers

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