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Fogo Island Adventure
(Tour Code: MPYYT01) Departs from St. John's : Daily
All pricing is in USD$
01 May - 26 May, 2020
Child age 10 yrs & under
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An unforgettable introduction to Newfoundland and the Fogo Island Inn, this 7-day trip takes you to some of the most special and soulful spots in Canada.
Experience St.John's, tour historic sites and enjoy helicopter transfers to your accommodation at the inn. With activities for all seasons, this is luxury at the edge of the world.
20th Anniversary Offer Book by February 19, 2020, receive up to $1,300 per couple in added value which can be used for additional hotel nights, city sightseeing tours, activities or private transfers.
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Itinerary at a Glance
The below itinerary is only a suggestion, we offer tailor-made personal service and solutions to help you plan your perfect vacation.
Day 1 Arrive St. John’s
Upon your arrival in St. John’s, you will be met and transferred to Murray Premises Hotel in downtown St. John’s. Located within a National Historic Site on St. John’s waterfront, this hotel features contemporary rooms with character. With exposed wooden beams and brick walls, each room is distinct and comfortable.
Day 2 St. John’s Sightseeing
Enjoy a relaxing morning with a Deluxe Continental breakfast before exploring St. John’s with a private driver guide. You’ll visit Signal Hill and the Cabot Tower, which have overlooked the St. John’s harbour since 1897; Quidi Vidi Village and the colourful streets of St. John’s.
Day 3 St. John’s to Fogo Island Inn by private helicopter
Depart St. John’s today by private helicopter transfers to Fogo Island Inn, including airport transfer. This scenic 75 minute helicopter transfer will take you over the Bonavista Peninsula and across Hamilton Sound. Between June and July, icebergs can be seen floating in the water north of the mainland. Upon arrival, you will be met by Fogo Island staff to the Inn.
Set among the rugged landscape on the ancient rocks of the Back Western Shore, Fogo Island Inn stands out like a beacon in the rocks and offers a sense of hospitality and welcome that only a tiny island can. By bringing together a rich culture, history and people, the Inn offers an experience unlike any other, anywhere.
Day 4 - 6 Fogo Island Inn
Fogo Island is big and small—big enough to be interesting, yet small enough to get to know. It has been called a welcoming wilderness. Each of the seven seasons provides a different perspective for getting to know the island and perhaps yourself. With hot summers, snowy winters, spectacular ice season, hopeful spring, trap berth season and the world’s best berry picking in the fall.
Beyond three meals a day that are catered to suit your personal preferences, the Inn offers afternoon tea, snacks, a daybreak service at the rise of the sun and if you would like to eat anywhere else on the island, they’ll take care of that too.
There many things to do that can be enjoyed all year-round. Explore the Backwestern Shore, take walks with Make and Break – the Inns Newfoundland dogs, enjoy boatbuilding orientations, craft programs, stargazing, a trip to Change Island, card playing, a day with the chef, bread making and Fogo Island Inn architecture. Exercise in the fitness room, relax and recharge in the rooftop sauna, surrender to the library, read by the fire, partake in an immersion in art, learn about outport furniture traditions and visit the very special Oliver’s Cove.
Winter is traditionally a time when Fogo Islanders gear-mend and retreat to the interior of the island. During the winter you can enjoy the many year-round activities noted above, in addition to storm watching & wave watching, skating, cabin visits, caribou watching, skidooing, snowshoeing and cross country skiing.
During Ice Season you can experience ice pan fun, skating, cabin visits, pond fishing or trouting, caribou watching, seal watching, skidooing, snowshoeing and cross country skiing.
Spring is the perfect time for hiking, walking, ambling and backpacking. As well as iceberg watching (from the water, air, or shore), seabird watching (from the water or shore), rowing punts, a harbour punt tour, skipping stones, epic gales & waves, beach walking & rock collecting, bonfire nights, gardens & root cellars, caribou watching, bicycling and seal watching.
In Trap Berth season enjoy hiking, walking, ambling and backpacking. As well as an orientation to the fisheries, smoking fish, iceberg watching (from the water, air, or shore), seabird watching (from the water or shore), rowing punts, a harbour punt tour, skipping stones, visits to Little Fogo Islands, beach walking & rock collecting, flowers, bonfire nights, gardens & root cellars and bicycling.
In the summer you can enjoy our ample hiking, walking, ambling and backpacking. As well as an orientation to the fisheries, smoking fish, iceberg watching (from the water, air, or shore), foraging for mushrooms, berry picking, visits to little Fogo Islands, seabird watching (from the water or shore), rowing punts, a harbour punt tour, skipping stones, beach walking & rock collecting, touring the local museums, ocean fishing, an Indian Island bake apple excursion, pond fishing or trouting, flowers, mussel digging, capelin scooping, bonfire nights, gardens & root cellars, ocean swimming, music festivals, Sandy Cove Beach, bicycling and ocean kayaking.
Berry season is another beautiful time for hiking, walking, ambling and backpacking. You can also enjoy an orientation to the fisheries, bottling & canning, smoking fish, foraging for mushrooms, berry picking, visits to little Fogo Islands, seabird watching (from the water or shore), rowing punts, a harbour punt tour, skipping stones, beach walking & rock collecting, ocean fishing, pond fishing or trouting, bonfire nights, gardens & root cellars, caribou watching,the Northern lights, Sandy Cove Beach, bicycling and ocean kayaking.
In late fall you can enjoy all of the year-round activities, plus bottling & canning, smoking fish, seabird watching (from the water or shore), skipping stones, epic gales & waves, bonfire nights, gardens & root cellars, caribou watching and the Northern lights.
Day 7 Fogo Island Inn to St. John’s or Gander
Depart Fogo Island today by private helicopter, either to St. John’s or Gander to carry on your travels or return home.
- Accommodation including provincial taxes for 6 nights
- 2 breakfasts at Murray Premises hotel
- Private transfers between St. John's hotel and airport
- 4-hour private sightseeing tour of St. John’s
- Return helicopter transfer between St. John’s and Fogo Island Inn
- All meals (breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea, dinner, snacks and non-alcoholic beverages) at Fogo Island Inn
- Use of the facilities, complimentary bicycle rental and storm weather gear and rubber boots for purchase or for use at Fogo Island Inn
Land-based excursions by local host (subject to availability and
confirmation at the check-in):
- Guided Walks with a Community Host (May-Nov)
- Introduction to Boat Building (all seasons)
- Fish and Ships (all seasons)
- Guided Geology Hike (Jun-Aug)
- On the Hills with Wild Berries (Jul-Oct)
- Jam Jarring (all seasons)
- Traditional Boil-up with Community Host (Jan-Aug)
- Full Day Nature Hike (May-Oct)
- Gratuities and service charges at Fogo Island Inn
- Travel Documentation
- St. John's - Murray Premises Hotel (Standard King Room)
- Fogo Island - Fogo Island Inn (Labrador Suites)