Newfoundland is rich with history, rife with culture and sprawling with natural beauty. We are very excited about this year's tour to ‘The Rock’ that includes Labrador and highlights such as Gros Morne, The Viking Trail, L’Anse aux Meadows, St. John’s, Twillingate and much more! Join us on this relaxing stress free trip while enjoying many highlights of Newfoundland & Labrador.
St. John's, Gander, Gros Morne National Park, L'Anse aux Meadows, St. Anthony's, Rocky Harbour, Whale Watching Cruise, Screetch-In.
Double Occupancy (2 per room): TBA per person
Single Occupancy (1 per room): TBA per person
Triple Occupancy (3 per room): TBA per person
All prices are in Canadian $ and include HST
Insurance rates include 8% PST
Issued by Travel Guard Canada, based on Double Occupancy pricing
To reserve, please call our office at 1-888-582-7011 (local 613-582-7011). A deposit of $100 per person plus insurance (if purchasing) is required to secure your reservation. Balances are due 2 months prior to departure. A minimum of 20 participants are required by this date for the tour to operate. Cancellation Insurance must be purchased at the time of booking. Please Note: For this tour, deposits are refundable until 2 months prior to departure minus a $20 per person admin fee. Full refunds will be given if Jamieson Travel cancels this tour due to COVID-19. *Itinerary is subject to small changes.
Fly to St. John's, Newfoundland. Today is a travel day. After our Valley Pick up’s along Hwy 17. (Pembroke to Ottawa) we fly from the Ottawa airport to St. John's, Newfoundland. Upon arrival in St. John’s we will transfer to our fabulous downtown hotel. Overnight in St. John's.
St. John's. After a leisurely breakfast, a local guide will take us on a scenic tour through St. John's, including the historical sites of Signal Hill, Quidi Vidi, St. John's Basilica, and the Government House. Lunch will be included at "Ches's Famous Fish & Chips". Enjoy a free afternoon to relax, browse or shop along the famous Water, Duckwork and George Streets - all walking distance from our hotel. This evening is free to enjoy the lovely restaurants near our hotel. Today, breakfast & lunch will be included.
St. John's - Gander. Today we visit Petty Harbour, one of the oldest fishing communities in the province; a true taste of Newfoundland at its finest, then on to Cape Spear, North' America's most easterly point. Enjoy the walking paths and stunning views. Have your camera ready for whales! After lunch, we will travel through Terra Nova National Park enroute to Gander, the "Crossroads of the world".
Today, breakfast will be included.
Gander - Twillingate - Gander. This morning we travel along the "Road to the Isles" as we make our way to Twillingate. Explore the history of this beautiful outport including the Long Point Lighthouse and Twillingate fishing museum. After lunch, enjoy a scenic drive along the coast line of Notre Dame Bay as we make our way back to the Trans Canada Hwy. Before returning to our hotel, we will see the famous Gander Airport landing site where so many planes were forced to land on that fateful day - 9/11. Today, breakfast and lunch will be included.
Grand Falls - Rocky Harbour. Today, we will enjoy a scenic drive along one of North America's most spectacular coastlines as we start along the Viking Trail to world renowned Gros Morne National Park. A visit to the new Discovery Centre greets us into the park also known as the "Galapagos of Plate Tectonics". Tonight you’re in for a special treat. After your choice of traditional Newfoundland cuisine, you become a true ‘Newfie’ during a “Screetch In” ceremony. Overnight in Rocky Harbour. Today, breakfast, lunch and dinner will be included.
Rocky Harbour. This morning we will have a guided tour of the Newfoundland Wildlife Museum. The rest of the day is free to relax and explore the quaint sea-side town of Rocky Harbour. For those who wish, the option ($) to take a scenic and informative boat tour (weather permitting) into the Western Brook Pond in Gros Morne Park is available. You learn the geology of the Tablelands and enjoy the scenery of the Long Range Mountains and glacier carved fjords. Please note: to access this boat tour, a 3km (~45min) walk into the park is required. There is also a musical boat cruise available from our hotel that plays live traditional music onboard ($). We will be staying overnight in Rocky Harbour for a second night. Today, breakfast will be included.
Rocky Harbour - Ferry to Labrador. Today, we will continue our scenic coastal drive along the Viking Trail. At St. Barbs, we board our ferry to cross the Straits of Belle Isle to the shores of Labrador. Here we visit the Gateway to Labrador’s visitor centre that offers a series of interpretive panels and artifacts from the first settlers some 9000 years ago. We continue on to the Red Bay Historic site where the first Whaling Station was founded by the Basque in the 16th century. Shipwrecks found at Red Bay have helped understand the evolution of ship design and construction during this period of time. We overnight in L’Anse aux Clair. Today, breakfast and dinner will be included.
St. Anthony. Today we cross back over to Newfoundland. We continue up the West Arm to the UNESCO World Heritage site at L'Anse aux Meadows, home of Lief the lucky and the Viking people who settled this area. We continue on to St. Anthony for the night. Today, breakfast will be included.
St. Anthony - Cornerbrook. This morning, we embark on a cruise exploring the breathtaking coastal waters off St. Anthony; an area noted for its incredible icebergs, whales and seabirds. We will travel back along the Viking Trail as we make our way to Cornerbrook. Today, breakfast, lunch and dinner will be included.
Fly Home from Deerlake. This morning, transfer to the Deerlake airport for your flight home. Drop offs will occur along the Hwy 17 corridor in the reverse order as the pick ups on Day 1. Today, breakfast will be included.