Discover the delights of Newfoundland as you travel through the many small, picturesque villages that dot the landscape. Take in the scenery, experience icebergs up close as you take an Iceberg Watch cruise, enjoy the wildlife with many seabirds, puffins and of course the magnificent whales that live off the coast.
Essential Newfoundland includes:
- Hotel accommodation including provincial taxes for 6 nights
- Whale Watching
- Historic Sites admission to the following: Newfoundland and Labrador - Cape Spear Lighthouse - Ryan Premises - Signal Hill
- Car Hire (We recommend adding Sat Nav)
Day 1 - Arrive St John's
Arrive in St. John’s and pick up your rental vehicle. The rest of the day is at your leisure.
Day 2 - St. John's Sightseeing
A morning of sightseeing in St. John’s. Discover ‘the Rooms’, drive up Signal Hill for spectacular views and take a trip out to Cape Spear National Park, the most easterly point in North America. Visit one of the province's most photographed places, Quidi Vidi Village just 3 km from St. John’s. You may want to stop at Quidi Vidi Brewery for a pint. (breakfast included)
Day 3 - St. John’s to Trinity
Today embark on your journey to Bonavista Peninsula. When arriving in Bonavista visit the Ryan Premises National Historic Site, a 19th century replica fish processing factory. In this small village, you will also find the red and white stripped Bonavista Lighthouse, and the Matthew Legacy, a replica of John Cabot’s ship which voyaged across the Atlantic to discover land in 1497. (breakfast included)
Day 4 - Trinity
Explore the enchanting village of Trinity with its restored white and pastel coloured clapboard houses. Set along a dramatic coastline you will discover a sense of Newfoundland’s history and nature. Join the Trinity Pageant, a walking theatre that meanders through the village enticing viewers to live the history of the area. (breakfast included)
Day 5 - Bonavista Peninsula Trinity
Now that you have a sense of the area, venture to Port Rexton today and hike the Skerwink Trail. This very walkable trail will take you along the rugged coastline for a spectacular view of the surrounding villages set against the ocean. In the afternoon, make your way to Bonaventure to visit the film set of ‘Random Passage’ a mini-series outlining the story of the trials and tribulations of a settling people. (breakfast included)
Day 6 - Trinity to St.John's
Return to St John’s and settle in for one more night. In the afternoon drive to Bay Bulls (33km/20 mi) to take a boat excursion to see whales and the Atlantic puffin - if you are lucky you may even spot an iceberg. Along the way explore the little villages that dot the coastline. After your whale watching excursion you may want to continue to Cape St. Mary’s Ecological reserve. The reserve issettled by thousands ofsea birds nestled along the rocky shores edge. (breakfast included)
Day 7 - Tour Ends
Departure from Newfoundland. (breakfast included)
This St. John’s property provides a daily hot breakfast and free Wi-Fi. A refrigerator is offered in each guest room. St. John’s town centre is 7 minutes’ drive away.
Featuring free WiFi and parking, Artisan Inn Trinity is located in Trinity. Providing a restaurant, the property also features a garden and a terrace. Staff on site can arrange a shuttle service.
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