Explore the incredible "Iceberg Alley" on this Newfoundland fly-drive holiday. Marvel at the scenery and the pretty villages scattered throughout the coastline.
Enjoy a boat excursion to see whales and the Atlantic Puffin, commune with nature as you pass through the Terra Nova National Park.
Iceberg Alley includes:
- Hotel accommodation including provincial taxes for 5 nights
- Whale watching cruise
- Iceberg watch boat cruise
- Historic sites admission to the following: Newfoundland and Labrador - Cape spear lighthouse - Terra Nova National Park - Castle Hill
- Intermediate Car Hire (We recommend adding Sat Nav)
Day 1 - Fly UK to St John's
Arrive in St. John’s and pick up your rental vehicle. You may have a late arrival so the rest of the day is at leisure
Day 2 - Avalon Peninsula - Whale Watching, Puffins (66 km/42 mi return)
Drive to Bay Bulls 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 is settled by thousands of sea birds nestled along the rocky shores edge. (breakfast included)
Day 3 - St. John’s to Trinity (345 km/215 mi)
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 - Bonavista Penninsula Sightseeing
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 - Trinity to Twillingate (309 km/192 mi)
Enroute to Twillingate, pass through Terra Nova National Park which is a designated 'Dark Sy Preserve'. If you feel the need to commune with nature, a stop will introduce you to coniferous forests, ponds, and a plethora of walking trails. Continue towards Twillingate. In Boyd’s Cove make another stop at the Beothuk Interpretive Centre and visit an ancient Beothuk village discovered by archaeologists in the 1980s. Arrive in Twillingate then grab your camera and head out on the ocean with the afternoon Iceberg Watch boat tour, where you will have an opportunity to see icebergs, whales, sunsets and many other spectacular views that the beautiful island of Twillingate has to offer.
Harbour Lights Inn
Day 6 - Twillingate to Gander (112km/70 miles)
Today drive the short distance to Gander International Airport where you your Newfoundland discovery ends. ** Please note you will be required to pay at One Way Drop off Fee of $165-220 for your car hire **
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.
Harbour Lights Inn
The Inn sits atop a cliff overlooking the Twillinagte Harbour! It's a view you can't beat and just minutes away from Restaurants, Boat Tour and Museums. Relax on our deck after a perfect day and see why it's called the "Harbour Lights".
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