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Canada's Newfoundland Explorer 9 Day Tour from Halifax

Canada's Newfoundland Explorer 9 Day Tour from Halifax

Come to the place where the New World begins. You will eat food you've never heard of before, drink the traditional "Screech," sing a ballad or two and experience the unique history, environment, culture and lifestyle of the friendly and warmhearted people who love to live here. The very best Newfoundland & Labrador has to offer is featured in this comprehensive vacation - picturesque outports, rich in folklore and history; national historic parks; dramatic mountain-to-fjord scenery; UNESCO World Heritage Sites; trips off-the-beaten-path - yet you spend each night in cities and towns in the comfort of first-class accommodations.

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Tour/Activity Details

Length

9 days / 8 nights

Time

Selected Tuesdays (June to Mid September)

This tour includes hotel pick-up at designated hotels. Rates are shown in US dollars and include tax. Please order online or call to order or for more information.

Description

On the following dates, this is a bi-lingual tour (English/German):

  • June 7
  • August 2

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive Corner Brook -- Travel to Corner Brook, Newfoundland & Labrador where you will spend the first night of your tour.

Day 2: Corner Brook - Cow Head -- Today, a transfer will be included from Corner Brook to Cow Head, where you will meet your Tour Director and traveling companions late in the afternoon. Please Note: This is a transfer day with no sightseeing included.

(Breakfast, Dinner)

Day 3: Gros Morne Local Touring -- Discover why Gros Morne National Park is truly one of the highlights of your tour. Visit the Broom Point fishing exhibit and the Lobster Cove Lighthouse. Enjoy a scenic boat tour as you learn the geology of the Tablelands, see the whales and bald eagles that frequent the deep waters of the fjord, and hear the history of the small villages nestled on the shores. It is an unforgettable experience; some say the scenery is unequaled in eastern Canada.

(Breakfast, Box Lunch, Dinner)

Day 4: Cow Head - Gander -- Have your camera at the ready as your time in Gros Morne National Park draws to a close. Later, travel through central Newfoundland and visit the Mary March Regional Museum in Grand Falls - Windsor before arriving in Gander where you spend two nights.

(Breakfast, Dinner)

Day 5: Twillingate Touring -- A scenic drive along the rocky coast of the Notre Dame Bay leads to the beautiful outport of Twillingate. At the tip of the island, visit the Long Point Lighthouse and the local co-op. Return to Gander to visit the North Atlantic Aviation Museum before returning to your hotel.

(Breakfast, Lunch)

Day 6: Gander - St. John's -- Head out on the Trans-Canada Highway to 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. This afternoon stroll through the lanes of charming town of Trinity and see several historic buildings including a typical early 20th century rural merchant’s house and a counting house. Arrive at your Clarenville hotel for the night.

(Breakfast, Lunch)

Day 7: Clarenville - St. John's -- In Brigus, visit Hawthorne Cottage National Historic Site and learn about the adventures of world famous explorer Captain Bob Bartlett. Continue to Bay Bulls for one of the highlights of your trip …a boat tour to the Witless Bay bird sanctuary (weather permitting). Later visit the most easterly point in North America, Cape Spear National Historic Site. Arrive in the capital city of St. John’s for a two-night stay.

(Breakfast, Dinner)

Day 8: St. John's Touring -- This morning, enjoy an intriguing tour of this old seaport – St. John’s. See 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. The remainder of the day is free to explore on your own.

(Breakfast)

Day 9: Depart St. John's For Your Flight Home -- This tour's arrangements end on check-out from the hotel in St. John's.

Room Options

This tour has several different room options:

  • Single - One adult only - all individual travelers must choose this rate - we do not "pair-up" parties to room together
  • Twin - Two adults in room
  • Triple - Three adults in room
  • Quad - Four adults in room

**Child Rate is available for Twin, Triple, or Quad room options only. Child rate is only available when there are at least two paying adult fares included in the order.

This tour includes hotel pick-up at designated hotels. Rates are shown in US dollars and include tax. Please order online or call to order or for more information.

Cancellation Policy

There are no refunds. All sales are final.

Change policy

If changes are allowed on a tour or activity, a $20.00 per reservation change fee will be applied for any change to a reservation. Please note that some tours and activities do not allow any changes. Date changes can only be made only if we can confirm availability on the new date. While we cannot guarantee any changes can be made, all change requests must be submitted a minimum of 24 hours prior to the tour departure and must be handled on an individual basis through our Reservations Center.

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Rates All rates are in US Dollars

Event Date:

July 03, 2018

Desired Time:

12:30 PM