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Newfoundland and Labrador: Gros Morne and the Great Northern Peninsula

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Program #19794RJ
11 Days | 10 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
While all of our learning adventures offer extraordinary value, our "Best Value" programs were rated by our participants themselves who thought their dollar went particularly far.
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Meals: 29 total, 10 breakfasts, 9 lunches, 10 dinners

The following meal choices available when requested in advance: Vegetarian.

If you have dietary restrictions due to medical requirements, please call (800) 454-5768, to see if we can accommodate your needs.

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Holiday Inn Express Deer Lake: Deer Lake, NL, 1 nights
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: The hotel is located just minutes from the Deer Lake airport as well as attractions like Marble Mountain and the Humber Valley.

Contact info:
38 Bennett Avenue
Deer Lake, NL A8A 1A9 Canada
phone: 709-635-3232
web: www.hiedeerlakehotel.com/

Room amenities: Hairdryer, iron and ironing board, coffee/tea maker, microwave oven, mini refrigerator, in-room safe, air conditioning.

Facility amenities: Free high-speed Internet access, free morning newspaper delivery to rooms, cable/satellite TV, pay-per-view movies, free local phone calls, air conditioned fitness room with complimentary water, indoor pool, and Laundry facilities.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Call for availability & rates
Contact hotel directly for rates & availability. Toll free: 1-877-660-8550

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Additional nights after: Call for availability & rates
Contact hotel directly for rates & availability. Toll free: 1-877-660-8550

Check out time: 11:00 AM
Shallow Bay Motel and Cabins: Cow Head, NL, 2 nights
Type: Motel

Description: The motel is located in the small fishing village of Cow Head, within Gros Morne National Park - a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It's the closest 2.5 star motel to Western Brook Pond in Gros Morne National Park. The motel hosts the Gros Morne Theatre Festival (June through to September).

Contact info:
193 Main Street
P.O. Box 44,
Cow Head, NL A0K 2A0 Canada
phone: 709-243-2471
web: www.shallowbaymotel.com

Room amenities: Hair dryers, iron/ironing board, coffee makers, private bath, clock radio, cable color TV, telephone, data port lines for computers.

Facility amenities: Pub and eatery, outdoor heated swimming pool, located on the beach, 51 motel rooms and 18 cabins, free wireless high speed Internet, ATM, ice maker, vending machines, gift shop, sauna, laundromat, 18-hole mini golf, air conditioned restaurant.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Dockside Motel: St. Barbe, NL, 1 nights
Type: Motel

Description: Centrally located between L'anse au Meadows and Port au Choix and closest accommodations to the Labrador Ferry.

Contact info:
General Delivery
St. Barbe, NL A0K 1M0 Canada
phone: 709-877-2444
web: www.docksidemotel.nf.ca/index.php

Room amenities: Rooms include wireless internet, cable TV and coffee maker.

Facility amenities: Lounge, dining room/restaurants, ATM. Large convenience store across the street.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Battle Harbour Historic Buildings: Battle Harbour, NL, 2 nights
Type: Other

Description: Stay overnight in one the restored buildings and experience the ambience of a life-style long past surrounding by period furnishings and fixtures. The Battle Harbour Inn: Once providing accommodation for the resident merchant and agents, this charming island haven is fully restored and renovated and cozily furnished with antiques. The glassed-in porch is a wonderful spot to sit and view sunsets and is the perfect vantage point for relaxing and taking in the beauty of the island and its setting. The Grenfell Cottage is equipped with a full kitchen, breakfast nook, dining room, parlor and "loo with a view" -a three piece bathroom with a claw-foot tub. The sun porch and veranda offer an ideal spot to gaze at the magnificent ocean view. The Isaac Smith House: This is the oldest private residence on Battle Harbour Island. A night in the historic cottage will transport you back in time. Keeping with traditional lifestyle, the Isaac Smith Cottage is lit by oil lamp and heated by wood (supplied). However, for your convenience they have incorporated hot water and full bathroom facilities, complete with a clawfoot tub. The Spearing Cottage: This was once located on Double Island and was used as the light keepers home. It also offers a fully equipped kitchen, sitting room and a bathroom with sink, shower and toilet. RCMP Detachment: Once the headquarters for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police at Battle Harbour, this house has two bedrooms on the first floor and two bedrooms on the ground floor. There is a full bathroom on the second floor and a half bath on the ground floor. This house is also equipped with a full kitchen, a dining room and living room and furnished to reflect its mid 1950s to late 1960s use as a home.

Contact info:
Battle Harbour National Historic Site
P.O. Box 140,
St. Mary's Harbour, NL AOK 3PO Canada
phone: 709-921-6325
web: www.battleharbour.com/home/5

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Bathroom: Rooms are in restored historic homes - bathroom configurations vary. See Unique Features for information on each property.

Northern Light Inn: L'Anse-au-Clair, Newfoundland and Labrador, 1 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: The Northern Light Inn is a privately owned 3.5 star hotel and is widely recommended as "a great place to stay". A family run hotel since 1974, they provide warm and personal service to their guests. The Northern Light Inn is the closest hotel to the ferry (ten minutes away) and is the largest hotel in the region.

Contact info:
58 Main Street
P.O. Box 92,
L'Anse-au-Clair, NL A0K 3K0 Canada
phone: 709-931-2332
web: www.northernlightinn.com

Room amenities: Air conditioned, Wi-fi, colour cable TV with remote control, AM/FM clock radio, hair dryer, telephone with voice mail system, room service, private bath with full tub and shower

Facility amenities: 49 rooms, 3 suites, 2 wheelchair accessible suites, 5 housekeeping units, family restaurant, guest laundry facilities, fully licensed lounge, gift shop, large and small conference/banquet facilities, business service centre, ATM.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Haven Inn: St. Anthony, NL, 2 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: The Haven Inn is named in recognition of Jacques Cartier, who in his 1534 visit named the protected harbor "St. Anthony’s Haven". The hotel prides itself on a warm, friendly atmosphere and their dedicated staff provide friendly and courteous Newfoundland service.

Contact info:
P.O. Box 4
St. Anthony, NL Canada
phone: 709-454-9101
web: www.haveninn.ca

Room amenities: Rooms feature wireless high speed Internet, remote controlled color television and cable service, telephone, hairdryer, coffee maker and personal desk.

Facility amenities: Fully licensed lounge, located next to shopping centre. The Haven Inn is 100% smoke free.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Holiday Inn Express Deer Lake: Deer Lake, NL, 1 nights
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: The hotel is located just minutes from the Deer Lake airport as well as attractions like Marble Mountain and the Humber Valley.

Contact info:
38 Bennett Avenue
Deer Lake, NL A8A 1A9 Canada
phone: 709-635-3232
web: www.hiedeerlakehotel.com/

Room amenities: Hairdryer, iron and ironing board, coffee/tea maker, microwave oven, mini refrigerator, in-room safe, air conditioning.

Facility amenities: Free high-speed Internet access, free morning newspaper delivery to rooms, cable/satellite TV, pay-per-view movies, free local phone calls, air conditioned fitness room with complimentary water, indoor pool, and Laundry facilities.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Call for availability & rates
Contact hotel directly for rates & availability. Toll free: 1-877-660-8550

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Additional nights after: Call for availability & rates
Contact hotel directly for rates & availability. Toll free: 1-877-660-8550

Check out time: 11:00 AM


The prices listed for commercial services and facilities that are not included in the program cost, such as airport shuttles or extra nights lodging, are subject to change without notice. Since Road Scholar cannot guarantee the accuracy of these prices, we strongly suggest contacting the companies directly for the most up-to-date information.

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Our Value Promise To You

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Included
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10 nights of accommodations
29 meals: 10 breakfasts, 9 lunches, 10 dinners
7 Expert-led lectures
15 Field trips
1 Performances

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4.9
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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