Newfoundland & Labrador West to East SELF-DRIVE |  Various Dates  |  12 Days & 11 Nights

With a history of Vikings, UNESCO World Heritage sites, incredible sea-bird and whale watching opportunities and immense icebergs, a trip to Canada's Newfoundland & Labrador promises a truly unique and memorable experience.

This comprehensive tour begins in Newfoundland & Labrador and features the best of "the Far East of the Western World". Travel from the northern most tip of the island of Newfoundland to the most easterly point in North America through national parks - including Gros Morne, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Learn of ancient peoples - the Maritime Archaic, Vikings, and Basques - as you travel to coastal fishing communities to meet the friendly and hospitable people of today. Boat tours provide the opportunity to see whales, thousands of seabirds, and, depending on the time of the year, icebergs! Sample local food and drink to become an honorary "Newfoundlander"!


2018: Tour can start on any date (June - early September), subject to hotel availability


Port au Choix
Strait of Belle Isle ferry to/from Labrador
Red Bay National Historic Site  - UNESCO World Heritage Site
L'Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site - UNESCO World Heritage Site
Whale Watching Boat Tour
Gros Morne National Park - UNESCO World Heritage Site
Scenic Boat Tour in Gros Morne
Prime Berth Fishery & Heritage Centre
Terra Nova National Park
Bonavista & Trinity
Cape Spear National Historic Site
Sea Bird Watching Boat Tour
11 night's accommodation
10 Meals (Breakfast Daily)


Day 1: Arrive in Newfoundland
Upon arrival at the Deer Lake Airport, transfer to your hotel in Corner Brook where you'll spend the first night of your tour.

Day 2: Corner Brook to Port au Choix, NL
Your journey continues to the fishing community of Port au Choix. Check into your accommodations for the night. (B)

Day 3: Port au Choix to L'Anse au Clair, NL
Board the ferry from St. Barbe to cross the Strait of Belle Isle to Labrador. Continue to Red Bay National Historic Site (now a UNESCO World Heritage Site) where the Basques had a whaling station in the 16th century. Spend the night in Labrador. (B)

Day 4: L'Anse au Clair to St. Anthony, NL
Return to Newfoundland and travel to L'Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site, the first cultural discovery in the world to receive recognition as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Hear of the Vikings who walked here over a thousand years ago. (B)

Day 5: St. Anthony to Cow Head, NL
Enjoy a morning whale watching boat tour in St. Anthony (weather permitting)* before traveling to Cow Head for a two-night stay. (B) 

*June and early July are the best time to see Titanic-size icebergs!

Day 6: Gros Morne Local Touring
Discover why Gros Morne National Park is truly one of the highlights of your tour. Enjoy a scenic boat tour (weather permitting) as you learn the geology of the Tablelands, see the 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. (B)

Day 7: Cow Head to Gander, NL
Have your camera at the ready as your time in Gros Morne National Park draws to a close. Later travel through central Newfoundland and on to Gander where you spend the night. Visit the North Atlantic Aviation Museum this afternoon. (B)

Day 8: Gander to Clarenville, NL
A scenic drive along the rocky coast of Notre Dame Bay leads to the beautiful outport of Twillingate. At the tip of the island, visit Long Point Lighthouse and the local co-op. Continue on through Terra Nova National Park before arriving in Clarenville for a two night stay. (B)

Day 9: Bonavista and Trinity Touring 
Learn about the hard life of light keepers at Cape Bonavista Lighthouse Provincial Historic Site. This afternoon stroll through the lanes of the charming town of Trinity and see several historic buildings including a typical 20th century rural merchant's house and a counting house. Return to your Clarenville hotel for the night. (B)

Day 10: Clarenville to St. John's, NL
Arrive in the capital city of St. John's for a two-night stay. 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 National Historic Site. (B)

Day 11: St. John's Touring
This morning, travel to Bay Bulls for one of the highlights of your trip ...a boat tour to the Witless Bay Ecological Reserve (weather permitting). Later visit the most easterly point in North America, Cape Spear National Historic Site. The remainder of the day is free to explore on your own. (B)

Day 12: Depart St. John's
Depart St. John's for home. Atlantic Tours' arrangements end on check-out from the hotel.


Per person rates in Canadian funds:

2018 Rates

$1739 $1401 $1224 $2838

 Rates are subject to 15% HST

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