This itinerary explores one of Canada's
most dramatic and fascinating provinces,
where passing icebergs drift on ocean
currents and diverse cultures date
back more than 5,000 years. Discover
Canada’s most easterly province, where
you can wander through coastal villages,
explore national parks and look out for
the abundant wildlife.
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Arrive into St John's, the capital of Newfoundland
and Labrador, and one of North America's oldest
cities. Collect your hire car at the airport and stay
3 nights at Leaside Manor. (N)
oday is at leisure to explore the city, with history
dating back more than 500 years. Recommended
sights include the Provincial Museum of
Newfoundland and Labrador, and the nearby
historic fishing village of Quidi Vidi. (B)
Drive to Bay Bulls this morning for a 90-minute
puffin and whale-watching cruise (subject
to weather conditions). During the summer
months this area becomes a feeding ground for
a number of whale species, although sightings
cannot be guaranteed. After your cruise, we
recommend visiting the remains of French and
English fortifications from the 17th and 18th
centuries at Castle Hill Historic Site (B)
Drive north-west today to the seaside village of
Trinity. We recommend visiting Bonavista en route;
a small town established where 14th-century
Italian explorer John Cabot first set foot in the
Americas. Sights include a replica of Cabot's ship
and a pretty red- and white-striped lighthouse.
Stay 3 nights at Artisan Inn in Trinity. (B)
Today is at leisure to explore the village of Trinity. This picturesque village was established
in 1580 and featuring crooked seaside lands
and heritage houses. (B)
Today is at leisure. We recommend following the
5-km-long Skerwink walking trail, a gentle path
that follows the rugged coastline, for spectacular
views of the surrounding villages set against the
Connected to the mainland by a bridge,
Twillingate island has breathtaking ocean vistas,
colourful fishing wharfs and pastel-coloured
houses. Take a 2-hour afternoon cruise to view
icebergs from Twillingate and stay overnight at
Harbour Lights Inn. (B)
Continue west to Norris Point, travelling into
the spectacular Gros Morne National Park,
an area known for its tiny villages,
bare-topped mountains and populations
of moose and caribou. On arrival in
Norris Point stay 2 nights at Neddies Harbour
Today is at leisure to explore Gros Morne
National Park. Recommended walks include
a visit to Lobster Cove Head lighthouse or the
4-km-long Tablelands trail, which cuts across the
flat-topped tablelands in the south-west corner
of the park. (B)
Drive to the Northern Peninsula and the small
town of Main Brook. En route we recommend
stopping at Port au Choix Historic Site. Here
remains of four ancient civilisations have been
discovered, the earliest of which dates back
more than 5,000 years. On arrival in Main Brook,
stay 2 nights at Tuckamore Lodge. (B)
Today is at leisure. We recommend driving
further north today to visit L'Anse aux Meadows
National Historic Site, where the remains of the
earliest European settlement in the Americas
has been found and a full scale replica of a
Norse village reconstructed. (B)
Drive south to Steady Brook, located in the
Humber Valley. Stay 2 nights at the Marble Inn
Today is at leisure to explore the nearby
mountains or coastline. (N)
Travel back across Newfoundland and stay
overnight at Riverfront Chalets. (N)
Return to St John's today and stay overnight at
Leaside Manor. (N)
Drop your hire car back at the airport today and
fly home or continue your Canadian holiday. (B)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
This tour is based in 4-star
International flights are not included with this itinerary. For flight options and prices, please
speak to your Cox & Kings tour consultant.
Based on an Intermediate Automatic
(Chrysler Sebring or similar) for 16 days. Fuel
and hotel parking is at your own expense.
Available from mid-June to September.
For a price quote based
on alternative accommodation standards,
to discuss flight options or to tailor this
itinerary, please call 020 7808 6789 or email email@example.com.
The Artisan Inn offers shorefront accommodations provided in several homes situated within minutes walking distance of each other and the attractions of the town. Meals are available at the Twine Loft, which is located just a short walk away from all Artisan Inn...
The former residence of the prominent Parker family, Leaside Manor is a heritage building and the only home of its style in the province. Located just a short drive from the city centre, the property is tucked away amid gardens. All rooms featuring traditional decor and modern amenities.
Feature: 12 rooms, parking, laundry service, Wi-Fi.
Room amenities: En suite bathroom, fridge, television, DVD...
Neddies Harbour Inn is a small boutique hotel situated on the waterfront of Bonne Bay in Norris Point. The fjord provides shelter from the ocean breeze and views of the bay and the mountains in the distance. The tablelands of Gros Morne National Park can also be seen from the property. There are just 15 rooms, all with en suite bathrooms and complimentary wireless internet access.
Features: 15 rooms, restaurant, sauna, Wi-Fi.
Room amenities: King- or queen-sized bed, air conditioning, en suite...
Scandinavian in style, Tuckamore Lodge is located on the banks of Tuckamore Pond, fringed by spruce forest. The property has just 8 guest rooms, each with individual décor and modern amenities. Facilities include a guest lounge, sauna, billiard room, library and a dining...
Regional air connections are available from within the UK. Please contact your travel consultant for current prices from your nearest city.
We can also arrange flights from overseas, simply give us a call to find out more.
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YNF2017: 15 Nights