Newfoundland Adventure

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Red Fox, Newfoundland Red Fox, Newfoundland Susie Green

Priced from $3,100   Days: 8

If large gatherings of humpback whales, marine wildlife, beautiful landscapes, numerous seabird colonies, lighthouses, wild flowers, icebergs and local folks is what you are looking for, this trip is for YOU!

This tour is designed to give you an overview of this enormous, enticing island. Anyone interested in teeming bird life, whale watching and other wildlife in a pristine, but accessible, natural setting will enjoy this trip. It can also be combined with our Whale Watching in Depth or our fascinating Viking Trail Experience.

Trip Leaders

David Snow
David Snow is a Newfoundland-born biologist and writer. His career as a biologist started as a student in 1979 as he spent two summers living and researching on the Witless... (more)


 

  • Itinerary
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Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrival into St. Johns, Newfoundland

On arrival you will be picked up and taken to your downtown, St. John's hotel. If time permits there will be a slide show.

O/N St. John’s

Day 2: Whale Watching/ Puffins/ Fishing Villages

We will start our day with a boat trip to the largest puffin colony in North America along with thousands of other sea birds.  This area usually has an abundance of humpback whales.  Occasionally other species of whales are spotted too. After lunch on land, we will visit the charming local fishing villages. B,L

O/N St. John’s

Day 3:  Avalon Wilderness Area

As we circle the Avalon Wilderness area we will likely see a small puffin colony, whales, caribou and seals. Occasionally we get to see the unique spectacle of whales lunge feeding on the local beaches. Local coastal fishing villages offer the charm of the old world. Traveling along the coast will not only offer amazing scenery but moose and caribou. B,L

O/N St. Brides

Day 4:  Bird colonies - Sea Stacks and Lighthouses

Our day is going to start with the continent's third largest gannet colony. As well as gannets there are thousands of other sea birds such as kittiwakes and murres nesting on the cliffs with their chicks. The day will continue along the coast where we will see whales from shore, spectacular light houses, moose and our secret orchid patch! B,L

O/N Trinity/Bonavista

Day 5: Trinity Bay

Today we find ourselves in Trinity Bay starting the day with a boat trip watching for whales. After we depart the boat, there is time to look around the picturesque community. In the afternoon there is time for walking the trails, lighthouses, icebergs, wild flowers, beachcombing, kayaking--just about anything YOU want to do. B,L

O/N Trinity/Bonavista

Day 6: Bonavista/Trinity

Today there is time to explore the historic Bonavista/Trinity area.  From shore you will see 15,000 year old icebergs from Greenland and whales breeching in the waters. We will explore the unique culture of the area before returning to St. John's for an overnight. B,L

O/N St. John’s

Day 7: Eastern edge

As we travel to the most easterly point of North America exploring trails and historic attractions we may have opportunities to spot more whales from shore.  If time permits we will try to get in another boat ride. B, L

O/N St. John’s

Day 8
: Departure
Free time in St. John's to hike to Signal Hill or the back alley's before we take you to the airport. B

Date - Rates:

Dates 2017

June 4 - 11
June 11 - 18
June 18 - 25
June 25 - July 2
July 9 - 16
July 16 - 23
July 23 - 30
July 30 - August 6

Rates

Price: $3,100 CAD*, based on double occupancy. Single supplement $400 CAD.

Price includes transfers on arrival into Newfoundland, all ground transportation, accommodations, Breakfast and lunch from breakfast on day 2 to breakfast on day 8, and services of guide.  Price does not include: dinners, air from your home to Newfoundland, items of personal nature, and tips.
*7.5 per cent (15 per cent for Canadians) Canada/Newfoundland Harmonized Sales Tax (HST) not included.  Prices are in CAD and can be calculated to USD on day of final payment.
Tour Details

Registration: To confirm your space on this tour, please send a deposit of 30% to our office. Balance is due 120 days prior to departure.  Call 800.808.4492 from US and Canada or 575.524.0084 globally. 

Cancellation Policy: In the event you must cancel your reservation, refunds will be made according to the following schedule: Deposit 30% non-refundable. 90 to 61 days prior to departure, 50% of total is non-refundable; less than 60 days prior to departure, 100% non-refundable.

Insurance: Because many advance logistical arrangements have been made prior to the running of this trip, we must adhere to the above policy. In addition, please be aware that many insurance policies do not cover illness and accident expenses outside of the U.S., and Medicare does NOT cover any such expenses at all. In light of this, we strongly recommend trip cancellation and supplemental insurance.

 

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