Saddle Island Trail - Red Bay National Historic Site

Red Bay

Take a 1-hour tour to Saddle Island where Basque whalers are buried. Boat goes every hour. During the 16th century, whalers from the Basque Region of Spain and France where making seasonal voyages across the Atlantic to Labrador in pursuit of Right and Bowhead whales for the lucrative European market of whale products, in particular whale oil.

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$3 for boat, leaves every hour

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Visitor Centre , Red Bay
51.7328, -56.4285 (Download GPX)
Jun 2 - Sep 24
+1 (709) 920 2142
+1 (709) 920 2051
+1 (709) 920 2144


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