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Adventures Afloat: Circumnavigate Newfoundland: Vikings, Villages and Rugged Beauty

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Program #21405RJ
12 Days | 11 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
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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.
Start of Program
Jun 1, 2014
Check in time at hotel is 3pm. Programs starts with dinner.
You will be staying at the Delta St. John's Hotel & Conference Centre that night.
Location: St. John's

End of Program
Jun 12, 2014
The Sea Adventurer arrives in St. John's in the late morning.
You will be staying at the Sea Adventurer the night before.
Location: St. John's
Additional transportation information same as above.
Type: Conference Center

Description: The hotel’s is located in the heart of the downtown business district with a view of the St. John’s harbour. The airport is 15 minutes away. The best local attractions are closeby, such as George Street, the East Coast Trail, where the rugged coastline and 10,000-year-old icebergs provide stunning scenery, Signal Hill, where Marconi received the first transatlantic wireless signal, and Cape Spear, the most easterly point in North America.

Ship Information: N/A

Contact info:
120 New Gower Street
St. John's, NL A1C 6K4 Canada
phone: 709-739-6404
web: https://www.deltahotels.com/Hotels/Delta-St.-John-s-Hotel-Conference-Centre

Room amenities: Recently renovated, the spacious and tastefully decorated rooms include the following standard amenities: Air Conditioning and in room climate-control, hairdryers, irons and ironing boards, complimentary wireless high speed internet access,separate phone line for dataport, flat screen TV, in-room movies, complimentary daily newspaper, desk, coffee maker and radio/alarm clock.

Facility amenities: Luggage storage - complimentary to hotel guests; Concierge services available in the Lobby; same-day dry cleaning service and laundry available; underground parking for hotel guests - Special rates apply; valet service available at the Bell Stand; safe-deposit boxes available at front desk at no extra charge (24hr access); complimentary wireless high speed internet in all guest rooms, meeting space, and public space; fitness centre and heated pool; two restaurants, Quinn's Plate and Mickey Quinn's Pub.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $200 CAD per night, inc taxes
For details, please contact Road Scholar Adventures Afloat by phone, (617) 457-5560, or by email, afloatops@roadscholar.org.

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Type: Cruise Ship

Ship Information: The 118-passenger Sea Adventurer is among the few vessels in the world specifically constructed for expedition voyages to remote reaches. She has advanced communications and navigation equipment, and newly installed, state-of-the-art Sperry Gyrofin stabilizers. Extensively renovated, Sea Adventurer is a handsome vessel in the style of great ocean liners: varnished wood, brass, and wooden decks. All cabins have an exterior view with private facilities and showers. Relax in the Main Lounge, Clipper Club, or Library/Card room; keep trim in the Gymnasium; or shop for souvenirs in the Gift Shop. Meals include international and continental cuisine. The ship has a fleet of 10 zodiacs and a special loading platform. An ice class rating of A-1 allows Sea Adventurer to go to places larger cruise ships can't, and she does it in comfort and style unsurpassed by vessels her size.

Contact info:
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na, NA Canada
phone: 180-036-3756 x6
web: http://www.adventurecanada.com/ship/sea-adventurer/

Room amenities: All cabins have an exterior view with private facilities and showers.

Facility amenities: Main Lounge, Clipper Club, Library/Card room, Gymnasium, Gift Shop

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


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Jun 1 — Jun 12, 2014 $5845  
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Special Offer: For most programs in Canada in 2014, when you purchase your airfare from us you’ll receive free round-trip airport transfers to get you to and from your program! To take advantage of this new service, mention you need airfare when you call to enroll. If you enroll online, select the “Travel —Custom Arrangements” option, and Road Scholar Travel Services will contact you to make the arrangements.

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11 nights of accommodations
31 meals: 11 breakfasts, 9 lunches, 11 dinners
9 Field trips

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