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BEGINS IN: ST. JOHN'S, NEWFOUNDLAND & LABRADOR

Hike the Discovery Trail: Five Centuries of Newfoundland Coastal Life

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Program #12391RJ
7 Days | 6 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Challenging
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.
Bonnie from Woodstock, ON Number of programs attended: 0
Date attended: 08/17/14 - 08/23/14
The guide and scenery were awesome. The hiking was not as challenging as I expected, but due to weather, that was OK! The first hand explanation of history, geology, fisheries collapse, and re-settlement were very meaningful

Glenn from S Burlington, VT Number of programs attended: 6
Date attended: 08/17/14 - 08/23/14
The Newfoundland coast is spectacular and varied. We saw humpback whales and lots of puffins, learned a lot about the geology and history of the island. The hiking was less demanding than we expected, in part because of rainy weather that curtailed some of our walks, but it was still special. The guide from the Coaker Foundation was great: knowledgeable, enthusiastic and attentive to our needs.

Neil from Santa Rosa, CA Number of programs attended: 4
Date attended: 08/17/14 - 08/23/14
Excellent hikes with interesting scenery. The top difficulty rating overstates the situation we faced. The weather is quite changeable at any time so plan on layers of clothing to handle rain and wind. The people were great, both the group and the local people.

Helmut from Oakville, ON Number of programs attended: 5
Date attended: 07/13/14 - 07/19/14
Newfoundland is a beautiful province to visit, and hiking provided the perfect opportunity to meet the local people, enjoy the wonderful scenery and wildlife and get a better understanding of the pleasures and hardships of living by the sea. John, Don and Neville, like true Newfoundlanders, were our knowledgeable guides and mentors in this outstanding program. A definite 5 star rating!

Christine from Rochester, NY Number of programs attended: 3
Date attended: 07/14/13 - 07/20/13
This program exceeded my expectations. The highlight was meeting the local people and hearing their stories about the area. The scenery was beautiful, and our leader knew a tremendous amount about the geology, plants, and animals we saw.


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