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Iceberg Alley Newfoundland
(Tour Code: SD116) Departs St. Johns: Daily
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13 May - 11 Sep, 2020
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Explore the main highlights of Newfoundland and Labrador including the Avalon Peninsula, Twillingate and Trinity Bay on this 6-day self drive from St.
John's to Gander.Witness whales and the Atlantic Puffin on a boat excursion, wander small villages and feel utterly enchanted by the mighty icebergs floating just outside of Twillingate.
Itinerary at a Glance
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Day 1 St. John’s Arrival Arrive in St. John’s and pick up your rental vehicle. You may have a late arrival so the rest of the day is at leisure.
Day 2 Avalon Peninsula - Whale Watching, Puffins (66 km/42 mi return) Drive to Bay Bulls to take a boat excursion to see Whales and the Atlantic Puffin - if you are lucky you may even spot an iceberg. Along the way explore the little villages that dot the coastline. After your whale watching excursion you may want to continue to Cape St. Mary’s Ecological reserve. The reserve is settled by thousands of sea birds nestled along the rocky shores edge. (breakfast included)
Day 3 St. John’s to Trinity (269 km/167 mi) Today embark on your journey to Bonavista Peninsula. When arriving in Bonavista visit the Ryan Premises National Historic Site, a 19th century replica fish processing factory. In this small village you will also find the red and white stripped Bonavista Lighthouse, and the Matthew Legacy, a replica of John Cabot’s ship which voyaged across the Atlantic to discover land in 1497. (breakfast included)
Day 4 Trinity - Bonavista Penninsula Sightseeing Explore the enchanting village of Trinity with its restored white and pastel coloured clapboard houses. Set along a dramatic coastline you will discover a sense of Newfoundland’s history and nature. Join the Trinity Pageant, a walking theatre that meanders through the village enticing viewers to live the history of the area. (breakfast included)
Day 5 Trinity to Twillingate (309 km/192 mi) Enroute to Twillingate, pass through Terra Nova National Park. If you feel the need to commune with nature, a stop will introduce you to coniferous forests, ponds, and a plethora of walking trails. Continue towards Twillingate. In Boyd’s Cove make another stop at the Beothuk Interpretive Centre and visit an ancient Beothuk village discovered by archaeologists in the 1980s. Arrive in Twillingate then grab your camera and head out on the ocean with the afternoon Iceberg Watch boat tour, where you will have an opportunity to see icebergs, whales, sunsets and many other spectacular views that the beautiful island of Twillingate has to offer. (Breakfast included)
Day 6 Twillingate to Gander (112 km/70 mi) Today drive the short distance to Gander International Airport where you’re Newfoundland discovery ends.
- Hotel accommodation including provincial taxes for 5 nights
- Whale Watching Cruise
- Iceberg Watch Boat Cruise
- Historic Sites Pass with admission to the following:
Newfoundland and Labrador
- Cape Spear Lighthouse
- Terra Nova National Park
- Castle Hill
- Travel Documentation
- Rental Car
Hotel Information (Moderate Grade)
- St. John’s - Leaside Manor (Deluxe Suite) (Breakfast Included)
- Trinity - Artisan Inn (Standard Room) (Breakfast Included)
- Twillingate - Harbour Lights Inn (Standard Room) (Breakfast Included)