- Discover Quidi Vidi, a scenic fishing village in St John's and the National Historic site of Cape Spear
- Look out for woodland caribou while driving through the scenic Avalon Peninsula, whales and puffins at Witless Bay Ecological Reserve and gannets at Cape St. Mary’s Ecological Reserve Seabird Sanctuary
- Visit historic lighthouses such Cape Race Lighthouse, where on April 14th, 1912 this station received distress calls from the RMS Titanic
- Drive along the Viking Trail, stopping to visit L’Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site
- Best time to travel May - September
- Accommodation Throughout
- Car Hire
- GPS Device
- International Flights
On this in-depth self-drive tour you’ll immerse yourself in Newfoundland life, and discover some of the natural beauty and historic lighthouses here which are symbolic of the area’s marine culture and the enduring spirit of the locals.
Travel along rugged coastlines where you will learn legends of daring rescues and fearsome storms; explore lush woodlands and keep an eye out for caribou and moose.
Cruise on waters that are home to humpback and minke whales, and marvel at cliff faces where you may spot resident puffins.
Visit sites of historic significance, such as Castle Hill National Historic Park where the British and French forces battled on Newfoundland’s shore in an attempt to win control of its lucrative fishery; and Cape Race Lighthouse, where in 1912 crew here received distress calls from the HMS Titanic.
Be wowed by spectacular scenery at Gros Morne National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and an area of outstanding natural beauty. Hike for miles along marked walking trails or experience this stunning region from the water, cruising through the dramatic fjord at Western Brook Pond.
You will stay in quaint and homely bed & breakfasts, charming inns and comfortable heritage properties, all chosen for their unique style, exceptional hospitality and spectacular locations.
Day 1 Arrive St John’s, Newfoundland & Labrador
Day 2 St John’s
Day 3 Avalon Peninsula
Day 4 St. John's to Trinity (167miles)
Day 6 Trinity
Day 6 Bonavista Peninsula
Day 7 Trinity to Twillingate (192 miles)
Day 8 Twillingate to Gros Morne National Park (263 miles)
Day 9 Western Brook Pond Cruise
Day 10 Gros Morne National Park
Day 11 Gros Morne National Park to St. Anthony (221 miles)
Day 12 St. Anthony - L’Anse aux Meadows
Day 13 St. Anthony to Norris Point (221 miles)
Day 14 Depart Newfoundland
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1/26 - signal hill in st johns
2/26 - cape spear lighthouse
3/26 - whale watching in bulls bay newfoundland canada
4/26 - trinity
5/26 - Artisan Inn
6/26 - Twin bedroom at Artisan Inn, Trinity
7/26 - Guest bedroom at Artisan Inn, Trinity
8/26 - October at Artisan Inn, Trinity
9/26 - cape bona vista lighthouse trinity
10/26 - the town of trinity newfoundland and labrador canada.
11/26 - twillingate
12/26 - Harbour Lights Inn
13/26 - Deluxe Queen Room at at Harbour Lights Inn, Canada
14/26 - Twin Room at at Harbour Lights Inn, Canada
15/26 - Deluxe King Room at at Harbour Lights Inn, Canada
16/26 - green gardens gros morne - courtesy of barrett mackay photo
17/26 - Neddies Harbour Inn
18/26 - Interior of Neddies Harbour Inn, Norris Point
19/26 - Guest bedroom at Neddies Harbour Inn, Norris Point
20/26 - Common room at Neddies Harbour Inn, Norris Point
21/26 - western brook pond
22/26 - hiking on the lookout trail in gros morne national park newfoundland
23/26 - a lighthouse and keepers office at fishing point in st. anthony newfoundland canada
24/26 - aerial image of lanse aux meadows newfoundland canada
25/26 - wild cove on bonne bay newfoundland canada
26/26 - deer lake