Newfoundland & Labrador – A 10,000-year history, deep fjords, majestic icebergs, an abundance of wildlife, expansive wilderness & mountains together with its famous hospitality, Newfoundland & Labrador has it all! It captivates the hearts and imaginations of visitors far and wide.
From the moment that you arrive into St. John’s, the lively historic capital of Newfoundland you are surrounded by Irish/Anglo culture and history. Explore the Avalon Region further to discover quaint fishing communities, set amidst rocky coves and rugged coastline. A visit to Newfoundland would be incomplete without experiencing the copious wildlife, rare seabirds, towering icebergs and majestic humpback whales that frequent this area in season.
Travel eastwards and explore the Eastern Region that winds its way from historic Cape Bonavista to the charming villages of the Burin Peninsula. You will find a delightful stretch of small communities throughout this region. From the charming communities of Trinity with it’s unique combination of historic architecture and strong British ties and Bonavista – where John Cabot landed in 1497.
The interior of the island – the Central Region is a land of expansive countryside, dense forests, isolated communities and an intricate network of salmon & fishing rivers. Visit Terra Nova National Park, a haven for outdoor enthusiasts.
Western Newfoundland is a nature lovers and photographers paradise. From Port aux Basques – the arrival point of the Nova Scotia to Newfoundland ferry, experience the breathtaking Codroy Valley en route to Corner Brook the 2nd city of Newfoundland. Follow the Viking Trail to the spectacular Gros Morne National Park – a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a contrast of dramatic inland fjords, geological tablelands and impressive mountains. Travel north to view the whales and icebergs (in season) of the Northern Peninsula – home to the UNESCO world heritage site of L’Anse aux Meadows, the only authenticated Viking Settlement Site in North America.
One of the last great wilderness areas on the face of the earth, Labrador is made up of towering mountains, massive rock faces, pristine lakes and endless flowing rivers. This isolated, diverse landscape offers a unique outdoor adventure.