7 DAY WESTERN NEWFOUNDLAND & LABRADOR TOUR
Explore Western Newfoundland and Southern Labrador with a local guide. Two nights in Gros Morne National Park, visit the Viking Settlements in L’anse aux Meadows, and the unique geographical formations of the Viking Trail. Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site in Red Bay Labrador, view icebergs on Iceberg Alley, and enjoy the culture, ecology, food and heritage of this unique region of the province.
2017 7-DAY DEPARTURE DATES:
June 7, 12, 26, 28
July 5, 10, 16, 17, 19, 24, 31
August 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 26, 28, 30
September 1, 4, 6, 9, 11, 13
$2,190 per person*
Single: Add $385
*All Prices subject to 15% HST
PRICE TO INCLUDE
Services of McCarthy's Party local Newfoundland Guide
6 nights accommodation with private bath and/or shower
Baggage Handling of one suitcase per person
Entrance Fees to Historic Sites and Museums
Visits to Gros Morne Park, Viking Villages in L’Anse aux Meadows, Red Bay Labrador, Port aux Choix
Boat Tour on Bonne Bay (weather permitting)
Four Midday Meals
Average Group Size of 35 Passengers
Arrive at Deer Lake on the West Coast and transfer to Corner Brook to begin your holiday with McCarthy's Party. This evening we will enjoy a get together and an opportunity to meet your fellow travellers.
Overnight Corner Brook.
This morning we take the Viking trail to beautiful Gros Morne National Park. We will travel along some of the most spectacular coastline in North America and visit the National Historic Park at Port au Choix, which interprets the intriguing history and lifestyle of the Maritime Archaic people who lived here over 3000 years ago. This evening we enjoy a Welcome dinner.
Overnight Plum Point. Breakfast, Midday Meal & Welcome Dinner.
Today we travel the coastline to St. Anthony to visit the home of the famous medical missionary, Sir Wilfred Grenfell. The highlight of this day is our visit to the UNESCO World Heritage site at L'Anse aux Meadows, home of Lief the Lucky and the Viking people who settled this area as early as the year 1000 A.D.
Overnight Plum Point. Breakfast & Midday Meal.
Keep a sharp eye out for whales as we travel across the Straits of Belle Isle to the shores of Labrador. Here we visit the recently discovered Whaling Station founded by the Basques in the early 1500's, and learn about the "modern techniques" used by these whalers and the hardships they endured. Later we visit the tallest lighthouse in the province at L'Anse Amour.
Overnight in L'Anse au Clair. Breakfast & Midday Meal.
This morning we return to the island and continue to explore the rugged coastline stopping to visit The Arches and enjoy an interpretation of the many unique and wonderful geological formations for which Newfoundland is so famous. Tonight we will enjoy a traditional Newfoundland dinner.
Overnight Rocky Harbour. Breakfast & Dinner.
This morning we take a boat tour across beautiful Bonne Bay to Woody Point where we spend time in Gros Morne National Park UNESCO World Heritage Site. We visit the new Discovery Centre and view the famous Tableland Mountains. It is this area that earned the park its UNESCO World Heritage Site and its nickname as the 'Galapagos of Plate Tectonics'.
Overnight Rocky Harbour. Breakfast & Midday Meal.