Antarctica & Arctic
The best of “the Far East of the Western World”. Learn of ancient peoples – the Maritime Archaic, Vikings, and Basques – as you travel to coastal fishing communities to meet the friendly locals.
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12 nights accommodation, meals as indicated, sightseeing as specified and services of a driver/guide.
Selected Fridays, 31 May – 06 Sep ‘19
The best of “the Far East of the Western World”. Learn of ancient peoples – the Maritime Archaic, Vikings, and Basques – as you travel to coastal fishing communities to meet the friendly locals. See whales, seabirds, and, depending on the time of the year, icebergs!
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Visit Cape Spear National Historic Site – the most easterly point in North America.
Whale watching tour
Learn about the rich culture and history
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Arrive in Halifax.
Board an overnight ferry to Port aux Basques, Newfoundland. (B)(D)
Travel to the fishing community of Port au Choix. People have lived here for 5,500 years. (B)(L)(D)
Journey to Red Bay National Historic Site in Labrador, where the Basques had a whaling station in the 16th century. (B)(D)
Head to L’Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site where you can hear of the Vikings who walked here over a thousand years ago. (B)(D)
Enjoy a whale watching boat tour. (B)(D)
Discover why this park is a tour highlight on a scenic boat cruise!. (B)(L)(D)
Drive through central Newfoundland. (B)(D)
A scenic drive along the rocky coast leads to Long Point Lighthouse. (B)(L)(D)
Visit Terra Nova National Park and Cape Bonavista Lighthouse Provincial Historic Site. (B)(L)
Continue to the seaport of St. John’s, North America’s oldest city. (B)(D)
Travel to Bay Bulls for a cruise in the Witless Bay Ecological Reserve to search for puffins. (B)
Your adventure ends upon check-out of the hotel.
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