Newfoundland and Labrador

Newfoundland & Labrador: Gros Morne & the Northern Peninsula

Gain a deeper understanding of Newfoundland and Labrador as you visit coastal villages, explore national parks, discover a Viking settlement and learn the story of this ancient region.
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Program No. 19794RJ
11 days
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At a Glance

The Northern Peninsula and Southern Labrador are places where nature's forces are stripped raw to meet in a dramatic contest of rock and water — get an intimate view of this magnificent landscape, its wildlife and its remote coastal communities.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Walking up to two miles per day on uneven terrain; some stairs.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Cross the Strait of Belle Isle by ferry and journey along the Labrador Coast, exploring historic villages, Red Bay National Historic Site, Battle Harbour Historic District and Point Amour Lighthouse Provincial Historic Site.
  • Meet a local expert at L'Anse-aux-Meadows National Historic Site, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, for an in-depth presentation on the only authenticated Viking Settlement in North America.
  • Explore Gros Morne National Park, renowned for its spectacular landscapes and uncrowded spaces.
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Tony Oxford
A native of Newfoundland, Tony Oxford grew up in Little Bay Islands during the last years of the Labrador salt cod fishery. A school administrator for 30 years, Tony is a natural teacher who is happy to answer any questions you have about language and expressions. Tony has been in the music industry for more than 25 years and has recorded several light rock and country albums.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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