Walking half a mile (1 km) for approximately 1.5 hours on paths, wooden wharves, and boardwalks, over some hills and uneven, rocky terrain. Climbing stairs in some historic buildings.
A buffet breakfast will be provided by the hotel.
Learn about Battle Harbour from a fourth generation descendent who will share personal stories and discuss daily life in the isolated Labrador community. Battle Harbour has been the centre of life and the salt-cod fishing industry in Labrador for centuries and is representative of the reason for settlement in the Province. Through presentations, walks with local residents and overnight stays in one of the restored historic homes in the village, discover some of the history embedded in the area. Additionally, explore the Marconi Station where Commander Robert E. Peary communicated details of his exploration of the North Pole to the world.
Enjoy locally sourced food accompanied by homemade rolls and a selection of desserts in Battle Harbour.
Continue to explore Battle Harbour. Wander the wharves, shoreside boardwalk, and climb a hill to St. James the Apostle Church, which is the sole surviving example of architect William Grey’s work, and the oldest surviving Anglican Church in Labrador. Discover the heritage homes in Battle Harbour commemorating the life of early settlers from the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries. Enjoy a boat excursion to examine trap berths, learn about barking technology for fishing. Then visit the easternmost point on continental North America at Cape Charles.
Dinner will be served at the inn.
The Kitchen Party is an iconic tradition in Newfoundland and is offered for your enjoyment, featuring music, songs and stories. Dance the night away or simply take pleasure in the spectacle. This is also an opportunity for participants to present their own poetry and songs.