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.
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Program No. 13535RJ
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DAY
1
Arrivals and Check-In, Welcome Dinner, Orientation
St. John's, Newfoundland
D
Quality Hotel Harbourview

Activity note: Hotel check-in available from 3:00 p.m.

Afternoon: Program Registration. 4:00-5:00 p.m. After you have your room assignment, come to the Road Scholar table in the lobby to register with the program staff and get your welcome packet containing your name-tag, up-to-date schedule that reflects any last-minute changes, other important information, and to confirm when and where the Orientation session will take place. If you arrive late, please ask for your packet when you check in.

Dinner: At the hotel, we’ll have a plated welcome dinner with a starter, entrée, and dessert, plus coffee, tea, soft drink, water; other beverages available for purchase.

Evening: Orientation. The Group Leader will greet everyone and lead introductions. We will review the up-to-date program schedule and any changes, discuss roles and responsibilities, logistics, safety guidelines, emergency procedures, and answer questions. Periods in the daily schedule designated as “Free time” and “At leisure” offer opportunities to do what you like and make your experience even more meaningful and memorable according to your personal preferences. The Group Leader will be happy to offer suggestions. Program activities, schedules, personnel, and indicated distances or times may change due to local circumstances/conditions. In the event of changes, we will alert you as quickly as possible. Thank you for your understanding. Continue getting to know your fellow Road Scholars, settle in, and get a good night’s rest for the day ahead. You may also wish to explore what the city has to offer. The hotel is near St. John’s harbour, surrounded by shopping, restaurants, and colourful houses.

DAY
2
St. John's, Cape Spear, Signal Hill, Rooms, Marine Ecology
St. John's, Newfoundland
B,L
Quality Hotel Harbourview

Activity note: Walking approximately two miles over four hours. Driving about 35 miles over 1.5 hours

Breakfast: At the hotel, breakfast buffet including hot and cold items; apple and orange juice; coffee or tea.

Morning: We will begin our visit to St. John's with an expert-led exploration of the city by coach. This colorful city, born of its sheltered harbor, was a busy port 40 years before the Mayflower landed at Plymouth. Although it is a small city, St. John's has a warm, vibrant spirit. Water Street is the oldest street in North America. We will also visit Cape Spear, the most easterly point of land in North America, Signal Hill National Historic Site and Cabot Tower.

Lunch: We’ll enjoy our boxed lunches in a scenic location; includes sandwich, dessert, and drink. We will visit historic Quidi Vidi Village, including an expert-led exploration of the brewery.

Afternoon: After lunch, we will transfer by coach to "The Rooms" for an introduction to the people of Newfoundland with a local expert. A unique blend of art gallery, archives and museum; its controversial design mirrors the colorful "fishing rooms" where families came together to process their catch. This is a wonderful opportunity to be exposed to local culture and craft as well as traditional and modern looks at life in Newfoundland and Labrador as it houses the largest collection of artefact's and specimens - from the First Nations, Vikings, French, and English. There will be some free time for independent exploration this afternoon.

Dinner: This meal has been excluded from the program cost and is on your own to enjoy what you like. The Group Leader will be happy to offer suggestions.

Evening: Back at the hotel, a local expert will discuss seabirds and the marine ecology of Newfoundland and Labrador. We will learn about the diversity of North Atlantic seabirds and the Low Arctic ocean conditions along the coasts of Newfoundland and Labrador that provide their habitat. Newfoundland is the southern limit for icebergs and many Arctic seabirds. We will also explore the interrelationships between seabirds and their ocean environment and assess the current information about the North Atlantic, the fishes in it and climate change from the point of view of the spectacular seabirds of Newfoundland and Labrador.

DAY
3
Puffin and Whale Watch, Witless Bay Ecological Reserve
Port Union, NL
B,L,D
Seaport Inn

Activity note: The puffin and whale watching is aboard Gatherall’s Catamaran, a designed and built passenger vessel – not a converted fishing boat. It is more stable than conventional vessels; which means less seasickness and a more pleasant ride. Space for all passengers both outside and inside. Two washrooms and an on-board bar/canteen service. Boating approximately 20 miles over 1.5 hours. Walking about ½ mile over 1 hour. Driving around 200 miles over 4 hours.

Breakfast: Hotel breakfast buffet

Morning: This morning we will travel by coach to Bay Bulls, where a boat field trip will give us the opportunity to spot puffins and whales (weather and season permitting). The live, onboard interpretive program will describe the natural and cultural heritage of Newfoundland. We will also visit the Witless Bay Ecological Reserve, where over 1,000,000 pairs of seabirds gather to breed during the summer months.

Lunch: At a local restaurant. We will have a choice of sandwich from available daily selections, tossed seasonal salads, fruit, cookies, beverage. Other beverages available for purchase.

Afternoon: We will continue on to Port Union. Historic Port Union is Canada's only union built town, and it was a thriving industrial town during the period that the Fisherman's Protective Union flourished. The town's community spirit is still very much alive today as residents work to preserve their union built heritage and bring their history to life.

Dinner: At the hotel, a plated starter, entrée and dessert; water, tea or coffee. Other beverages available for purchase

Evening: You may wish to explore Port Union on an optional walk, or catch up on your rest.

DAY
4
Historic Port Union, Bonaventure, Trinity History, Theatre
Port Union, NL
B,L,D
Seaport Inn

Activity note: Tonight we will take in a theatre performance in Trinity at 7:00 p.m. Walking 2 miles over four hours, some uneven terrain, stops for interpretation but no seating. Driving 60 miles over 1.5 hours.

Breakfast: At the Inn, buffet including hot and cold items; juice, tea, coffee, water.

Morning: A local historian will deliver a presentation on Port Union and its history. We will learn how Sir William Coaker formed a union of fishermen in the early 1900s to fight against the merchant trade of St. John's. His goal was to revolutionize the fishery, placing control of the fish trade in the hands of fishermen. Sir William is noted as an activist, labor leader, visionary, businessman, publisher and politician. Then we will embark on an expert-led walk in historic Port Union where we will see the buildings of the town, including the factory and the Coaker Bungalow. Many are being restored to their original state. Local experts talk about each site and the part it played in the life and times of Port Union.

Lunch: At a local restaurant, plated starter, entrée and dessert; water, tea or coffee. Other beverages available for purchase

Afternoon: We will travel to Bonaventure to the site of the CBC mini-series Random Passage, taking us back to the early 1800s. Based on the acclaimed book of the same name by Bernice Morgan, this site includes period buildings and fishing stages designed to replicate the life of a typical Newfoundland fishing community in the early 1800s. As we take a walk led by a local expert through the constructed buildings, we will learn about the hardships of immigrants from England and Ireland in their struggle to survive in the harsh Newfoundland climate. We will continue on to Trinity to explore the town's historic sites. The preservation of Trinity's cultural and built heritage has made it perhaps the most notable "heritage community" in the province.

Dinner: At a local restaurant in Trinity, plated starter, entrée and dessert; water, tea or coffee. Other beverages available for purchase

Evening: We will enjoy a theatre performance in Trinity presented by the Rising Tide Theatre Company. Since its founding as a professional theatre company in 1978, Rising Tide Theatre has offered audiences some of the finest plays and talent available in Canada. The Company has explored current and controversial issues on stage, rejuvenated and modernized classics, and created plays which seek to portray the culture and character of Newfoundland and Labrador.

DAY
5
Puffins, Root Cellars, Ryan Premises, Community Dinner
Port Union, NL
B,L,D
Seaport Inn

Activity note: Walking 2 miles over 4.5 hours. Driving 45 miles over 2 hours.

Breakfast: Hotel buffet including cereal, juice, tea, coffee, scrambled eggs, and bacon

Morning: Before the advent of electricity, vegetables were stored in root cellars. Elliston has over a hundred of them, some which have been restored. That is why the town officially declared itself the "Root Cellar Capital of the World" in July 2000. The town boasts 135 documented root cellars, some of which have survived nearly 200 years. We will learn about early Newfoundland subsistence. Experts will talk about the importance of the cellars in the life of the settlers and how they were constructed. We will also visit the Elliston puffin site. Elliston boasts the closest viewing of puffins from land in North America. We will learn about and reflect on the history of sealing and sealers at the John C. Crosbie Sealers Interpretation Centre - Home from the Sea. Their stories of family and community are vividly brought to life through various artifacts, art and multimedia.

Lunch: At a local restaurant, plated starter, entrée and dessert; water, tea or coffee. Other beverages available for purchase

Afternoon: At Ryan Premises National Historic Site, we will learn the intriguing story of the East Coast fishery. Parks Canada staff will describe the compelling story of the fishing industry in Newfoundland in the unique setting of these restored merchant's premises. The first thing we notice is the smell of salt cod. More than a century after employees of James Ryan Ltd. began salting and storing the cod brought in by local fishermen, the tangy aroma of their work remains as strong as if the enterprise had just closed yesterday. We will visit the Cape Bonavista Lighthouse, located at the headland of Cape Bonavista. As trained locals interpret this site, we will learn how important this lighthouse was in guiding mariners and shipping traffic bound for Labrador. We will discover the vital role played by lighthouses, and the extraordinary breed of men and women who operated them, in safeguarding the lives of the mariners who executed their trade off Newfoundland's rugged coast. The lighthouse is now a Provincial Historic Site, restored to the 1870s. Bonavista is one of the oldest settlements on the northeast coast of Newfoundland. A quaint fishing community of 4,600 people, it is the largest community in the province to rely solely on the inshore fishing industry. Its name is presumed to have come from Italian explorer John Cabot's exclamation "O Buena Vista", meaning "O Happy Sight", when he first sighted land off Cape Bonavista in 1497.

Dinner: Local residents will join you for dinner and share their stories about life in rural Newfoundland. Dinner will be a buffet style meal featuring a variety of traditional Newfoundland dishes.

Evening: Following dinner there will be traditional music and dancing, and you may want to try your hand at playing the "ugly sticks" and spoons; and become an honourary Newfoundlander at a screech-in. An evening of fun and laughter.

DAY
6
Terra Nova National Park, Boyd's Cove Beothuk Site
Twillingate, NL
B,L,D
Anchor Inn Motel

Activity note: Walking 1.5 miles over 3.5 hours. Driving 220 miles over 4.5 hours.

Breakfast: Inn buffet including cereal, juice, tea, coffee, berry pancakes, and sausages

Morning: We set off for Twillingate by coach with stops en route. At Terra Nova National Park, we will learn about the geology and geography of the park, the marine life along its coastline and the issues affecting its ecological integrity. We will discover why the park's theme is "where long fingers of the North Atlantic Ocean touch our boreal landscape". After watching a short introductory movie, we will have an expert-led visit of the marine exhibits and touch tank, then up to the top of Blue Hill. The natural habitat of this 400-square-kilometre park includes spruce and fir forest, rolling hills, sheltered inlets, rugged coastline, bogs, ponds, streams and glacial features. From whales roaming the rich feeding grounds of the Sounds to the orchids of the boreal habitat, this area has supported an impressive array of marine and terrestrial life for thousands of years. Salmon, moose, bear, lynx and bald eagles are just some of the wildlife we may see at Terra Nova.

Lunch: At a local restaurant, a buffet meal featuring hot and cold items; water, coffee or tea. Other beverages available for purchase

Afternoon: At Boyd's Cove Beothuk Site, we will learn the haunting story of the extinct Beothuk people. We will discover how these people lived in the 17th century - who they traded with and what sort of religion they practiced. We will explore the physical world in which the Beothuk lived by following a traditional path through the forest used by early European settlers and possibly also by the Beothuk. Archaeological excavations have uncovered a group of house pits occupied between 1650 and 1720 AD, at a time when the now-extinct Beothuk people had had some interaction with Europeans and were making use of metal scavenged from European sites. The Beothuk people became extinct with the death of Shanawdithit, a Beothuk woman, in St. John's in 1829. The Boyd's Cove site and Notre Dame Bay area provide important information about the life and culture of this unique people.

Dinner: At the hotel in Twillingate, plated starter, entrée and dessert; water, tea or coffee. Other beverages available for purchase.

Evening: This evening is yours to explore local sites and discover Twillingate on your own or relax at the hotel. This town of 5,000 people is located in beautiful Notre Dame Bay. The town probably dates from the 15th century, when it was a fishing port. It flourished in the 18th century, becoming known as the "Capital of the North". Since the downturn in the fishery, many businesspeople and residents have turned to tourism to turn the town's fortunes around.

DAY
7
Prime Berth Heritage Centre, Twillingate Museum
Twillingate, NL
B,L,D
Anchor Inn Motel

Activity note: Walking 2 miles over 4.5 hours. Driving 25 miles over 1 hour.

Breakfast: At the hotel, breakfast buffet including hot and cold items; apple and orange juice; coffee or tea

Morning: Our day will start with a visit to Prime Berth Fishing Heritage Centre, where we will learn about Newfoundland's inshore fishing heritage and culture as it is lived in the hundreds of little outport communities scattered around the coast. We will see demonstrations in a 100-year-old fishing stage and learn how life has changed in these communities in the past 20 years. The large number of cultural artifacts enables us to connect with the "soul" of Newfoundland. We will also be able to speak to people who have spent their lives in tiny outport communities. They work in the commercial fishery, catching snow crab, cod, capelin, herring, lobster, mackerel and squid. Run by commercial fisherpeople, the centre features an old fishing stage, net loft and fish store. We will also learn how the province's people are coping since the collapse of the cod fishery.

Lunch: At a local winery, plated meal with soup, sandwich and dessert; water, tea or coffee. Other beverages available for purchase

Afternoon: We will visit the Twillingate Museum, in operation since 1973, the museum is housed in the former Anglican Church Rectory built at the turn of the century. The museum features rooms furnished in the style of that period along with exhibits dedicated to special people. There are collections of family histories, historical photographs, local cemetery data, Beothuk and Maritime Archaic Indian artifacts. Later this afternoon, you will have a chance to spend some free time on your own to explore local sites and discover Twillingate. We may see icebergs (season permitting) because Twillingate calls itself the "Iceberg Capital of the World".

Dinner: At the hotel, plated starter, entrée and dessert; water, tea or coffee. Other beverages available for purchase

Evening: At leisure

DAY
8
Coach to Gros Morne, King's Point Whale Pavilion, Cow Head
Cow Head, NL
B,L,D
Shallow Bay Motel and Cabins

Activity note: Walking ½ mile over 2 hours. Driving 250 miles over 8 hours (rest stops taken throughout journey).

Breakfast: Hotel breakfast buffet.

Morning: This morning we board the coach and head across the island to explore the West Coast and Great Northern Peninsula. We will make a few stops along the way in Grand Falls-Windsor, King's Point and Deer Lake before reaching our destination - Cow Head.

Lunch: At a local restaurant in King's Point, plated starter, entrée and dessert; water, tea or coffee. Other beverages available for purchase

Afternoon: We will visit the King's Point Whale Pavilion where the main attraction is a 50- foot whale skeleton. The humpback whale skeleton was extracted from a carcass that washed up in northeastern Newfoundland several years ago. Then we will continue on to Cow Head. This small fishing village is situated on the Gulf of St. Lawrence in Gros Morne National Park. It represents a large sample of Newfoundland's western highlands and coastal lowlands - a landscape of mountains, fjords, deep glacial lakes and wave-carved cliffs. We will arrive in Cow Head at approximately 5:30 p.m. in time to check-in and freshen up for dinner.

Dinner: In the hotel dining room, overlooking the water, plated starter, entrée and dessert; water, tea or coffee. Other beverages available for purchase

DAY
9
Gros Morne National Park, Discovery Centre, The Tablelands
Cow Head, NL
B,L,D
Shallow Bay Motel and Cabins

Activity note: Walking roughly 2 miles over 3 hours. Driving 60 miles over 1.5 hours.

Breakfast: Hotel breakfast buffet

Morning: This morning we set off to explore Gros Morne National Park by coach, water taxi and on foot. We will visit the Discovery Centre and learn about this spectacular region. The centre features interactive exhibits, live programming, theatre and art gallery.

Lunch: At a local restaurant, plated meal with entrée, dessert, coffee, tea, water; other beverages available for purchase.

Afternoon: We will learn about the remarkable geology in Gros Morne National Park in a presentation and guided walk to the Tablelands. In fact, Gros Morne has been called the "Galapagos of Geology" and became a World Heritage site in 1987. Thanks to sharp ridges and huge cliffs, coastal bogs and highland tundra, dramatic ocean inlets and lakes, the scenery at Gros Morne National Park ranks among the most spectacular in Atlantic Canada. The park is a textbook illustration of plate tectonics, the theory that suggests that continent-sized plates of the earth's crust have collided and separated repeatedly over geological time. About 600 million years ago, the joint land mass of Europe and North America was starting to pull apart. Magma from the lower crust welled up and filled the gap between them, and this solidified magma is visible in the cliffs of Gros Morne's Western Brook Pond.

Dinner: At the hotel, plated starter, entrée and dessert; water, tea or coffee. Other beverages available for purchase

Evening: At leisure

DAY
10
Lobster Cove, Western Brook Trail, Boat Excursion, Theater
Cow Head, NL
B,L,D
Shallow Bay Motel and Cabins

Activity note: Today we will walk the trail to Western Brook Pond 3 km (2 miles) in length each way. The trail is boardwalk and gravel with some slight grades. There is no transportation available on the trail. Located at dockside is a sheltered waiting area, indoor washrooms, canteen, gift shop, picnic area. Two Coast Guard approved vessels have a combined capacity of 165 people. Live interpretation of some the geological and historical features of this wonder of nature. Driving 60 miles over 1 hour.

Breakfast: Hotel breakfast buffet

Morning: Depart by coach to explore other areas in the Park. Curving around a long and sweeping bay with the mountains in the background, we will see Rocky Harbour and stop at the Lobster Cove Lighthouse before we walk the Western Brook Pond Trail to begin the cruise on Western Brook Pond. We will pause for a while to examine the variety of plant life, look for wildlife or read the interpretive panels located along the trail.

Lunch: At the dockside at Western Brook Pond there is a sheltered waiting area, indoor washroom facilities, canteen services and a gift shop as well as several beautiful picnic areas. We will enjoy boxed lunches including sandwich, fruit, dessert, and drink.

Afternoon: We will take a boat excursion on Western Brook Pond in Gros Morne National Park (weather permitting). This is the largest lake in the park. On board the boat, we will see the spectacular, land-locked Western Brook Pond fjord. The fjord is just one of numerous glacially carved fjords in the Long Range Mountains, the northernmost extent of the Appalachian Mountains. Waterfalls cascade from a height of 3,000 feet (900 meters), and we may spot some of the local wildlife. The lake is home to Atlantic salmon, brook trout and Arctic char as well as an unusual colony of cliff-nesting gulls. The trail carries us over the fragile coastal plain, once located below sea level. A light weight jacket is advisable while aboard the boat. Walk back on the trail to meet the coach; transfer to the hotel.

Dinner: At the hotel, plated starter, entrée and dessert; water, tea or coffee. Other beverages available for purchase

Evening: We will enjoy a presentation at the hotel by the Gros Morne Theatre Company, focusing on Newfoundland stories, song and music, celebrating the Newfoundland culture, heritage, and most importantly her people. Plays include stories about heroic nurses, heroic actions during a ship wreck, a pair of Newfoundland Eds, and a real life murder mystery from the 1800s.

DAY
11
Norstead Viking Village, L'Anse aux Meadows
St. Anthony, NL
B,L,D
Haven Inn

Activity note: Walking 1.5 miles over 3 hours. Driving 225 miles over 5.5 hours.

Breakfast: Hotel breakfast buffet

Morning: We will depart by coach for St. Anthony. The town had its beginnings as a seasonal fishing station for French and Biscayan (Basque) fishermen in the early 1500s. This is how Jacques Cartier came upon it in 1534, when he named the protected harbor St. Anthony Haven. A permanent coastal settlement did not begin until after the Napoleonic Wars ended in 1815. During the latter decades of the 19th century, the town was a service point for Newfoundland schooners sailing between the Labrador coast and ports in Bonavista. As the largest town at the tip of the Great Northern Peninsula, it was a base camp for early European settlers.

Lunch: At a local restaurant, plated starter, entrée and dessert; water, tea or coffee.

Afternoon: We will learn how the Vikings would have lived 1,000 years ago at the Norstead Viking Village, a re-created Viking village. Costumed interpreters carry out authentic demonstrations. At the boatshed, marvel at a full-scale replica of a Viking ship. At the place of worship, explore the transition from paganism to Christianity. Visit the chieftain's hall, blacksmith shop, tents and fire pit. Next we will explore L'Anse-aux-Meadows National Historic Site - one of the highlights of this program. At L'Anse aux Meadows you will learn about this famous ancient Viking settlement, the first European encampment in the New World and site of Leif Erickson's Vinland. We will discover the westward migration of the Vikings and understand how they lived so long ago. Stand on the same grassy plain facing the sea where the Vikings stood 1,000 years ago, then stoop to enter the reconstructed sod house that once protected them from the chill, wind and snow. We will experience first-hand the warm, smoky atmosphere of these efficient buildings, while costumed interpreters depict Viking life. Eight Norse sod-house foundations were unearthed by explorer Helge Ingstad and his wife, archaeologist Anne Stine Ingstad, in the 1960s.

Dinner: At a local restaurant; plated meal with starter, entrée, dessert; coffee, tea, water. Other beverages available for purchase.

Evening: Arrive and check-in to the hotel in St. Anthony.

DAY
12
Whale Watching, Grenfell Historic Properties, Hawke's Bay
Hawke's Bay, NL
B,L,D
Maynard's Torrent River Inn

Activity note: The Gaffer III is a custom built 48 passenger boat with a washroom facility, heated cabin, stereo and PA system. There is a forward observation deck for unrestricted nature viewing that is easily accessible. For the adventurous, the Gaffer III has a fly-bridge for that panoramic view. Vessel and crew are Canadian Coast Guard Certified. Approximately 30 miles of boating over 2.5 hours. Walking 1 mile over 1.5 hours. Driving 130 miles over 3.5 hours.

Breakfast: Hotel breakfast buffet

Morning: We will embark on a whale watching safari off the coast of St. Anthony to explore the breathtaking coastal waters of Iceberg Alley, an area noted for icebergs, whales and seabirds. In season, this northern corridor of Iceberg Alley consistently has more icebergs than any other location in Newfoundland. The St. Anthony coast is also one of the best places in the world for viewing humpbacks and Atlantic white-beaked dolphins. Minke, fin and killer whales are also common. A naturalist will provide interpretive commentary on icebergs, marine wildlife, and Newfoundland culture.

Lunch: At a local restaurant, plated meal with starter, entrée and dessert; water, tea or coffee. Other beverages available for purchase.

Afternoon: We will explore the Grenfell Historic Properties complex in St. Anthony. At Grenfell House Museum and Interpretive Centre, we will learn about the life and times of Sir Wilfred Grenfell, a medical missionary who devoted his life's work to serving the people of northern Newfoundland and Labrador. A local expert will take us on an exploration of the complex. We will continue by coach to Hawke's Bay, a town on the Viking Trail between Gros Morne National Park and St. Anthony, at the tip of the Great Northern Peninsula. Nestled at the end of a beautiful inland bay, the town is protected from the cold winds and fog experienced along the coast. It is rich in history, from whaling to early aviation, logging, sport-fishing and river drives. Arrive and check-in to the hotel in Hawkes Bay.

Dinner: At the inn, seafood dinner featuring plated starter, entrée and dessert; water, tea or coffee. Other beverages available for purchase.

Evening: A presentation by a local expert highlights early Newfoundland culture in Canada.

DAY
13
Port au Choix Nat. Historic Site, Salmon River Fish Ladder
Deer Lake, NL
B,L,D
Holiday Inn Express Deer Lake

Activity note: Walking 1 mile over 2.5 hours. Driving 170 miles over 3.5 hours.

Breakfast: Hotel breakfast buffet

Morning: On a field trip to Port au Choix, we will learn how the rich waters off this coast have supported many different groups of people. The remains of four ancient cultures have been found at Port au Choix to date: Maritime Archaic Indian, Dorset and Groswater Paleoeskimo, and Recent Indians. Archaeologists searched many years for a site such as this one, which sheds new light on our understanding of native peoples in this part of the world. We will visit the lighthouse at Port Riche and have an opportunity to hunt for fossils.

Lunch: At the inn, pizza and pasta buffet, coffee, tea, and water. Other beverages available for purchase. Entertainment is provided by a local musician during and after lunch.

Afternoon: A presentation on the Torrent River Boardwalk and Salmon River Fish Ladder will be followed by a visit to the Fish Ladder. The boardwalk along the Torrent River ends in a spectacular waterfall, the site of Newfoundland and Labrador's most successful salmon-enhancement project. When the salmon are migrating we can see them jumping up the ladder to the area where they will spawn. Depart by coach for Deer Lake, arriving approximately 6:15.

Dinner: In Deer Lake, plated meal with starter, entrée and dessert; water, tea or coffee. Other beverages available for purchase.

DAY
14
Insectarium, Program Concludes/, Transfer to Airport
Deer Lake, NL
B

Breakfast: At the hotel, buffet including hot and cold items; apple and orange juice; coffee or tea. Program concludes.

Morning: Participants travelling on early morning flights will need to take a taxi to the Deer Lake Airport (approximately 5 minutes). For those with later flights, we will explore the Insectarium in Deer Lake and learn all about the world of insects, especially species found in Newfoundland and Labrador. We will drop participants off at the Deer Lake International Airport or hotel in Deer Lake after the activity - approximate arrival at the airport is 11:30 am. We hope you enjoy Road Scholar learning adventures and look forward to having you on rewarding programs in the future. Please join our Facebook page and share photos of your program. Visit us at www.facebook.com/rsadventures. Best wishes for all your journeys!






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