13535
Newfoundland And Labrador
The Best of Spectacular Newfoundland Coast to Coast
Observe puffins and whales, visit an ancient Viking settlement, sail a land-locked fjord and learn the story of Newfoundland on a spectacular journey across the island.
Rating (4.95)
Program No. 13535RJ
Length
14 days
Starts at
3,275
Getting There
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At a Glance

Known as “the Rock,” the island of Newfoundland showcases a magnificent rugged coast with picturesque peninsulas where some of the world’s rarest land formations can be experienced and traces of five thousand years of human settlement can be witnessed. Traverse the island from coast to coast to discover the true character of Newfoundland.
Activity Level
Active
Walking up to two miles per day; some uneven terrain and stairs.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • See the largest concentration of humpback whales in the world and North America's largest colony of Atlantic Puffins in Witless Bay.
  • Experience the ancient Viking settlement at L’Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • In Gros Morne National Park, cruise the glacier-carved, land-locked fjord, viewing waterfalls and sighting wildlife in Western Brook Pond.

General Notes

Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.
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Eleanor Dawson
Eleanor grew up in Bay Roberts, where she developed a life-long interest in the history, folklore and culture of Newfoundland and Labrador. She has been singing all her life. One of the founders of the Newfoundland and Labrador Folk Festival, Eleanor has a particular interest in traditional singing and has a vast repertoire of songs from the English, Irish and Newfoundland traditions. She was president of the Newfoundland and Labrador Folk Arts Society and the Newfoundland Historical Society.
Jean Knowles
Bill Montevecchi
Eleanor Dawson
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