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.

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Learn about the rich culture and history

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Day 1

Arrive Halifax

Arrive in Halifax. 

Day 2

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Board an overnight ferry to Port aux Basques, Newfoundland. (B)(D)

Day 3

Port-aux-Basques – Port au Choix

 Travel to the fishing community of Port au Choix. People have lived here for 5,500 years. (B)(L)(D)

Day 4

​Port au Choix – L’Anse au Clair

Journey to Red Bay National Historic Site in Labrador, where the Basques had a whaling station in the 16th century. (B)(D)

Day 5

L’Anse au Clair – St. Anthony

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)

Day 6

St. Anthony – Cow Head

Enjoy a whale watching boat tour. (B)(D)

Day 7

​Gros Morne National Park

Discover why this park is a tour highlight on a scenic boat cruise!. (B)(L)(D)

Day 8

​Cow Head - Gander

Drive through central Newfoundland. (B)(D)

Day 9

​Twillingate

A scenic drive along the rocky coast leads to Long Point Lighthouse.  (B)(L)(D)

Day 10

​Gander – Clarenville

Visit Terra Nova National Park and Cape Bonavista Lighthouse Provincial Historic Site.  (B)(L)

Day 11

Clarenville - St. John’s

Continue to the seaport of St. John’s, North America’s oldest city. (B)(D)

Day 12

St John’s

Travel to Bay Bulls for a cruise in the Witless Bay Ecological Reserve to search for puffins. (B)

Day 13

​St. John’s

Your adventure ends upon check-out of the hotel.

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