Viking Trails: Newfoundland & Labrador

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Duration: 8 Days | 7 Nights
Availability: May to October
Places Visited: Deer Lake; Corner Brook; Port au Choix; L’Anse au Clair; St. Anthony; Cow Head; Gros Morne National Park

• Duration: 8 Days / 7 Nights
• Gros Morne Annual Park Pass
• Western Brook Pond Tour
• Discovery Tour
• Parks Canada Discover Pass for Family
• Rental of a mid-size car
• Unlimited Mileage.

Embark on an unforgettable self-drive holiday along the captivating Viking Trails in Newfoundland and Labrador. Immerse yourself in the awe-inspiring landscapes as you traverse rugged coastlines, majestic fjords, and charming fishing villages. Explore ancient Viking settlements like L'Anse aux Meadows, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and uncover the fascinating history of Norse exploration. Marvel at breathtaking vistas in Gros Morne National Park and spot elusive wildlife in Terra Nova National Park. Indulge in delicious seafood delicacies and experience warm hospitality along the way. Let the Viking Trails guide you on a remarkable adventure through Newfoundland and Labrador's remarkable beauty.

Day 1: Arrive in Deer Lake.
Your journey begins at the Deer Lake Airport, where you'll pick up your rental car. From here, it's just a short drive to your hotel in Corner Brook. On arrival, check into your hotel. Rest of the day free.

Overnight in Corner Brook, NL.

Day 2: Day free
Day free to explore Gros Morne National Park. At Hawke's Bay visit Torrent River Nature Park, watch salmon struggling upstream to spawn through underwater observation windows. Continue your adventure with a visit to Lobster Cove Head Lighthouse, Broom Point Fishing Premises. You will also get the chance to enjoy the Gros Morne Theatre Festival which runs from May 30 to Sep 30 each Year.

Overnight in Rocky Harbour, NL.

Day 3: Western Brook Pond Tour.
Western Brook Pond Tour offers travelers a breathtaking, once-in-a-lifetime experience. This unique tour operates from Western Brook Pond in Gros Morne National Park and takes visitors through a fjord with towering canyon walls and cliffs surrounding the fjord. As part of the tour, visitors cruise across Western Brook Pond and hike through spectacular dry tundra before returning to the boat to continue exploring the area's natural beauty. In addition to amazing views, Western Brook Pond Tour offers incredible opportunities to spot wildlife such as moose, caribou, and bald eagles. For nature lovers looking for a unique adventure to explore Newfoundland's awe-inspiring landscape and stunning scenery, Western Brook Pond Tour is the ideal itinerary choice. Rest of the day is free to explore Gros Morne National Park.

Overnight in Rocky Harbour, NL.

Day 4: Day free.
Today explore Arches & Archaeology. Head to Cow Head to visit the famous the Dr. Henry N. Payne Community Museum. Stroll Shallow Bay Beach. Only 30 minutes away, The Arches Provincial Park is the perfect place to have a picnic and relax as you watch the ebb and flow of ocean waves. The park is named for the rock arches carved by eons of tidal activity. Last stop for the day is Port au Choix National Historic Site. Find relics from four ancient cultures who lived and thrived in this rugged place many years ago. After exploring the exhibits, take a walk along the coastal trails and scan the waves for seals and whales. Drop by Bird Cove for a display on Captain James Cook, who charted this part of the coast before he became a famous South Seas explorer.

Overnight in Rocky Harbour, NL.

Day 5: Drive to St. Anthony.
Embark on a breathtaking journey by sea from Rocky Harbour to St. Anthony, and take in the beauty of towns like St. Paul’s, Parson’s Pond, River of Ponds, Port au Choix, Plum Point and Pidgeon Cove-St Barbe along the way! The journey will take approximately four and a half hours, so sit back and enjoy the stunning views of the gulf as you make your way through this magnificent maritime route. With many places of interest located along this route, it’s perfect for those who want to explore Newfoundland’s coasts. After you have reached your destination in St. Anthony, soak up all that this wonderful town has to offer including historical sites and remarkable sights!

Overnight in St. Anthony, NL.

Day 6: Explore St. Anthony
Today it's all about the Vikings. Just over 1,000 years ago, the first European settlement was built in North America, a place now called L'Anse aux Meadows - both a National Historic Site and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Nearby at Norstead Viking Village, reconstructed sod huts 'inhabited' by costumed interpreters help bring this historical place to life. Take time to visit the local shops and restaurants to round out your day.

Overnight in St. Anthony, NL.

Day 7: Discovery Tour and then drive to Port au Choix.
Start off your day with a Discovery Tour. You will have the chance to view stunning icebergs, majestic whales, playful dolphins, and colorful birds as you cruise through Bonavista Bay. As the tour winds down in the late afternoon, you will depart for Rocky Harbour brimming with memories of your morning adventure. During your travels to Rocky Harbour, enjoy breathtaking views of Newfoundland's beautiful landscape and local fishing villages.

Overnight in Port au Choix, NL.

Day 8: End of the Viking Trails Self-Drive tour.
This morning, check out of your hotel and drive to Deer Lake. On arrival in Deer Lake, drop your car off at the Rental Depot.

End of your Viking Trails Self-Drive Tour.

Tour Price
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• 7 nights accommodation
- 4 nights in Rocky Harbour
- 2 nights in St. Anthony
- 1 night in Port au Choix.
• Gros Morne Annual Park Pass
• Western Brook Pond Tour
• Discovery Tour
• Parks Canada Discover Pass for Family
• Rental of a mid-size car
• Unlimited Mileage.
• Resort fees, Taxes & HST.

• Airfare. Offered as a supplement on request.
• Breakfast and other meals.
• Rental Car Insurance – Collision Damage Waiver/ Loss Damage Waiver with $ 500 deductible. This is offered as an Optional Add-on.
• Additional Driver Fees.
• Roadside assistance.
• Gas for the vehicle.
• GPS. Racks, etc.
• Child and Infant Seats.
• Parking & Tolls.
• Porterage at hotels.
• Bottled Water in hotel rooms.
• Visa and Documentation Fees.
• Telephone calls, Laundry, and other expenses.
• Any personal expenses.
• Gratuities
• Early Check-in and Late Check-out charges. Charges will apply.
• If applicable, cost of any RTPCR/Antigen Test or costs related to quarantine.

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