Newfoundland & Labrador Discovery

PricingPricing Per Person

  • Single Occupancy – $6,609
  • Double Occupancy – $5,789
  • Triple Occupancy – $5,739

Itinerary, Pricing and Availability are subject to change without notice. Tour Price Includes: Roundtrip Airfare, Tour Package, Roundtrip Airport Transfers and Travel Protection. Deposit Due at Time of Booking. This Tour is a Small Group Tour Limited to 24 Travelers. This Tour Fills Quickly and All Seats MUST Be Booked by October 31, 2017.

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Itinerary

Day 1 | May 31 | St. John’s, Newfoundland

Your journey begins with your flight from Minneapolis to the colorful coastal city of St. John’s offering a delightful blend of old-world charm and new-world elegance.Evening Accommodations at JAG Hotel

Day 2 | June 1 | St. John’s, Newfoundland

You are introduced to North America’s oldest and easternmost city on a tour highlighting Signal Hill, Cape Spear lighthouse, Government House and the Basilica of St. John the Baptist. Continue on to tour the quaint fishing harbor of Quidi Vidi Village. Watch for puffins while on a nature cruise to Witless Bay Ecological Reserve where millions of seabirds gather to nest. A local specialist joins you for a talk on the marine life in the region, especially the thousands of Humpback and Minke whales who make this their home. Evening Accommodations at JAG Hotel * Breakfast & Dinner Included

Day 3 | June 2 | Port Blandford, Newfoundland

Navigate the picturesque coastal drive that surrounds Conception Bay. Make a stop in charming Brigus to spend time in a traditional Newfoundland fishing village. Then it’s on to Cupids Cove Plantation, an active archaeological dig on the site of the first attempt at a permanent English settlement in what would later become Canada. Join an expert for a private tour at Cupids Legacy Centre revealing life in the early 1600s and get to know the culture during a musical performance. Then head over to the archaeological site where they’ve been uncovering historic treasures for more than 20 years! Evening Accommodations at Clarenville Inn * Breakfast & Dinner Included

Day 4 | June 3 | Blandford, Newfoundland

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 museum. At Cape Bonavista, pause at the lighthouse to take in the sweeping views — you may even spot an iceberg! Evening Accommodations at Clarenville Inn * Breakfast Included

Day 5 | June 4 | Gander, Newfoundland

Today features Terra Nova National Park where the forest meets the sea. Stand in awe of the park’s towering cliffs and tranquil bays. Spend time exploring the Marine Atlantic Centre and its interactive exhibits. Next, venture to Twillingate’s Long Points Lighthouse, a location that offers prime viewing over Iceberg Alley. This evening, prepare for a rollicking good time at a traditional Newfoundland gathering known as a “Jiggs Dinner.” Evening Accommodations at Sinbad’s Hotel Suites * Breakfast & Dinner Included

Day 6 | June 5 | Rocky Harbour, Newfoundland

It’s your choice! Trace Newfoundland’s natural and human history at the Mary March Museum or travel to the Salmonid Center to learn about the Atlantic salmon. Both institutions offer interactive exhibits and their own unique window into the culture of the region. Evening Accommodations at Fisherman’s Landing Inn * Breakfast Included

Day 7 | June 6 | Rocky Harbour, Newfoundland

This morning you visit the Discovery Center to learn how natural forces have shaped the park’s dramatic landscape. Explore Tableland Mountains and uncover the park’s hidden fjords, stark peaks and highland tundra. Next, board a boat for a new perspective — watch for whales and eagles while listening to traditional Newfoundland music. Then become an honorary Newfoundlander when you participate in a “Screech-In” ceremony that seals your new status with a shot of rum! Enjoy dinner overlooking the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Evening Accommodations at Fisherman’s Landing Inn * Breakfast & Dinner Included

Day 8 | June 7 | St. Anthony, Newfoundland

Follow 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 an economuseum reveals the famous local partridgeberry and bakeapple and how you can make them into jams, sauces and vinegars. Evening Accommodations at Hotel North 3 * Breakfast & Dinner Included

Day 9 | June 8 | 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.Evening Accommodations at Northern Light Inn * Breakfast & Dinner Included

Day 10 | June 9 | Corner Brook, Newfoundland

A morning ferry ride returns you to Newfoundland. Take the roads that Captain James Cook traveled on in 1770. Sit back and take in the spectacular scenery that unfolds along the way. Be sure to have your camera ready! Evening Accommodations at Glynmill Inn * Breakfast Included

Day 11 | June 10 | Corner Brook, Newfoundland

Walk in the footsteps of a great explorer at Captain James Cook National Historic Site. Then, stop at the breathtaking Bay of Islands on your way to picturesque Lark Harbour. This afternoon, make your way to the Butterfly House; behold hundreds of vibrant butterflies and enjoy the tranquility of the garden. Meet a local mineral and stone specialist for a discussion on labradorite, a colorful gem said to have mystical powers. Tonight, a trio known as the “Sharecroppers” delights you with traditional and original songs. Evening Accommodations at Glynmill Inn * Breakfast & Dinner Included

Day 12 | June 11 | Home

The tour concludes today with your flight home. Breakfast Included

Departure Date

Depart5/31/2018

Return Date

Return06/11/2018

DepartOn tours that leave the country all US citizens must carry proof of citizenship, a passport or passport card.

Tour Highlights

  • St. John’s
  • Quidi Vidi Village
  • Puffin & Whale Watching Cruise
  • Cupids Cove Plantation
  • Terra Nova National Park
  • Mary March Museum
  • Gros Morne National Park
  • Viking Trail
  • L’Anse aux Meadows
  • Red Bay
  • Activity Level – Moderately Active
  • 11 Breakfasts * 7 Dinners

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