Gros Morne National Park with Hikers
Lewis Hills, Western Newfoundland
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Newfoundland and Labrador is an adventurer’s paradise. Teeming with spectacular scenery, outdoor space, and more than enough
breathing room, it’s the perfect place to explore and discover your inner traveller. The best part? It doesn’t matter when you visit
because outdoor experiences are available all year long.
Exciting Things to Do
With so much to see and do and a variety of provincial and national parks, there’s an outdoor activity to suit everyone. Why not
traverse some of the 200 hiking and walking trails, or
kayak along our 29,000 km of pristine coastline. During the winter months,
hop on a snowmobile and ride through the rick wilderness with 5,000 km
of groomed pristine trails to choose from. And with 16 feet of annual snowfall, there’s always an opportunity to hit the slopes on
skis or a snowboard.
Enjoy a thrilling half-day of rafting on the Exploits River with
The family-oriented rafting trip features plenty of opportunities to swim, surf, and play in the river’s friendly rapids.
Once you've worked up an appetite, you'll be served a hearty, nutritious picnic lunch on a scenic rock island surrounded by nature.
Western Newfoundland is a cycler’s dream, especially in Gros Morne National Park. In the summer, get your thrills
by mountain biking along park tracks with Cycle Solutions
Bike the Rock
, or try
caving and road biking in Corner Brook.
Get a bird’s-eye view of the countryside with Marble Zip Tours
at Steady Brook, near Marble Mountain
Here, you’ll fly over a breathtaking gorge and through beautiful scenery.
Near St. John’s
, zip over the historic fishing village of Petty Harbour and
enjoy the rugged coastline with North Atlantic Ziplines
Have the adventure of a lifetime and witness the terrestrial beauty of Newfoundland’s most breathtaking parks from high in the air.
Flightseeing is the perfect way to
experience the boreal forest bordering the Atlantic where you could witness frolicking whales, massive icebergs, and majestic bald eagles.
Have you ever been dogsledding?
With up to 16 feet of annual snow, Newfoundland’s west coast
are the ideal places for new winter ventures.
Go for a mush and learn how to maneuver the dogs. As you race through the snow with a pack of huskies,
the sense of freedom and excitement is unlike anything you’ve ever experienced.
Wilderness Adventure Tours
There are many operators
in the province ready to take you out on an outdoor excursion. Spend your days backpacking, back country camping, kayaking,
hiking, and fishing. In the evenings, enjoy great food and good friends around the campfire.
Where to Explore
Gros Morne National Park
Whether it’s hiking, camping, climbing mountains, wandering the sand dunes, or hunting for wildflowers in the alpine meadows,
Gros Morne National Park
is the ultimate in outdoor adventure.
The powerful beauty of the landscape will refresh you, mind, body, and spirit. Let
Gros Morne Adventures
navigate you through this UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Go sea kayaking, back woods hiking, or look for pillow lavas along the coast – whatever your interests, excitement is waiting.
Torngat Mountains National Park
For the seasoned explorer, Torngat Mountains National Park
is the epitome of outdoor exploits. There are no campgrounds or roads – nothing but pure nature.
The base camp research station just outside the park is the gateway to stimulating Inuit cultural experiences
as well as hiking and wildlife adventures.
Outdoor Adventure Tour Operators
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Experience an exciting Winter get-away. Spend the first night in an efficiency room where you can cook supper or have your meal ordered in advance. Wake in the morning to breakfast before heading out on your rented snowmobiles. Feel the rush as you snowmobile the back country on your guided tour and enjoy a fireside boil up. After a day on the trails, relax in the hot tub, roast marshmallows in the cook house and spend a second night in your cozy room. Breakfast also provided in the morning.
Come experience some of the best quadding on the island on the Bonavista Peninsula. Create a one, two, three or more multiday package to experience wildlife and raw nature at its finest in the great Newfoundland outdoors. Experience a traditional Newfoundland boil up on the trail with an open fire alongside one of the many ponds, creeks rivers or the ocean. We use our lodge as the jump off point for our tours and the accommodations on our one and two day packages.
Have you thought of surfing in the Labrador Sea? Bring you surf board along on your hike just in case the surf is up. Hike the southern part of the amazing Wundarstrand, dig for clams, pick mussels, camp along the shore.
The hardest part for us is deciding what to leave out so there is always room for you to make the trip your own but we have an itinerary we think will highlight our gems for those who don’t get to call this place home. Soft adventure journey that begins in an open boat.
Gros Morne National Park is rugged and beautiful. Hike to the Arctic alpine of Gros Morne Mountain, trek the volcanic rock coastline of Green Gardens and explore the world renowned Tablelands mountain of mantle. Rounding out the week is a sea kayaking adventure on beautiful Bonne Bay and a boat cruise on the deep fjord lake of Western Brook Pond. Our naturalist guides not only lead you to these grand vistas but immerse you in local cultural and seek out the region’s finest seaside cuisine.
Celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday with a walk on the Wundarstrand at the edge of the Labrador Sea. Like all good treasure hunts, getting here is half the adventure, what you find will leave you spellbound. The Wonderstrand is a beautiful sand beach that stretches for 54 km along Atlantic Ocean edge. Visit the Southern tip of the Wundarstrand, the place where the Vikings walked as they explored North America, where aboriginal people hunted and lived for 7000 years. Stay longer, walk further.
Begin your adventure from a 200 year old fishing village. Puffins, Gannets and Eagles soar above, as you zip through the water, accompanied by dolphins and whales in the near distance. You may think its another whale, but the natural land-based geyser blows, you have reached the Spout. You can enjoy the splash zone from the boat, or slip into the water to explore the vibrant ecosystem below where the fish and marine life call home. Finish off with a rejuvenating natural waterfall shower.
Your guide slows the boat as you pass Cpt. Kelly's Island learning of pirates and early settlers to the area. Nearing Bell Island he tells you stories of iron ore mining, German subs and WWII shipwrecks. On this rugged adventure, you feel the culture, history, and heritage, a true sense of place. On the beach, you meet your chef, with an amazing spread of seafood laid out that they call a Boil Up. You are overwhelmed with the smell of fish, home-made treats, and colorful wild edibles.
Experience the freedom of the great outdoors. After an exhilarating day, take advantage of this great stay and birding package which includes one night in a standard guest room at St. Christopher's Hotel, a dinner entree with a glass of wine and hot breakfast for two includes a field checklist prepared by bird biologist Bill Montevecchi for the Codroy Valley Area Development Association.
For those Pre-Winter Post-Christmas Blues and Valentines Day Winter Retreat. For $89.95 a night....special deal! Let us pamper you with a hot gourmet breakfast for two in the A.M. Have a wine or highball as you sit in our amazing ocean front Inn. We will also cater to larger groups or family get-aways. We are 55 minutes from St Johns. Great Snow shoeing and hiking in the area.
Experience wild Newfoundland and Labrador through our unwritten food history. The people of our province have been hunters and gathers for hundreds of years. In this 3-4 hour experience we will forage the beaches, the woods and the sea, tasting and learning along the way. Our excursion ends when we get a fire going on the beach and have what has always been known to us as a traditional boil-up. Be it cod, mussels, arctic char or smoked mackerel we will taste the land and sea at it's finest.
Located on the Viking Trail just 20 minutes from the Deer Lake Airport and close to Gros Morne National Park, the Jackladder provides direct access to groomed snowmobile trails of Western Newfoundland. Our friendly staff assists in arranging guides, snowmobile rentals, packed lunches and accommodations. Travel to The Gorge at Western Brook or the Sinkhole - both fantastic sites. Full service restaurant, gas stop and lounge providing all services needed for a fabulous snowmobiling trip.
Includes a one night stay in the apartment style chalets on Grenfell Campus, the perfect option for adventure travelers! Enjoy a guided caving tour through a variety of local spelunking spots – secret treasures found beneath Corner Brook’s own backcountry. Catch stunning views of the Bay of Islands while you hike through thick forests and along-side rushing mountain streams. These tours cater to a wide variety of skill levels and include equipment, an experienced guide and transportation.
Grenfell Campus Summer Accommodations at MUN and Cycle Solutions
Enjoy a great day of snowmobiling into the North Arm Hills or the beautiful Lomond Sinkhole. Two- hour, four-hour and full day packages available. Drop by a backcountry cabin for a fire, sample some of Newfoundland's famous roasted caplin, moose sausage or smoked mackerel. Includes a guide. Snowmobile rentals are also available.
Treat your lover to a romantic luxury riverfront getaway on the largest and longest river in Newfoundland. Start your evening with a delightful meal at one of Central Newfoundland’s finest restaurants, 48 High. Then, retreat to your cozy luxury chalet with a beautiful scenic view of the Exploits River. Throw on a robe and take a short stroll through the garden to unwind in the outdoor saltwater hot tub or relax in your private indoor Jacuzzi.
Join us to count humpback whales and enjoy the romantic history of old St. John's. An amazing holiday for whale enthusiasts and seabird watchers. Enjoy comfortable nights, wild days and some of our planet's most dramatic landscapes as we census humpbacks and hang out with some of the planet's largest seabird gatherings. Learn about our pioneering studies of eastern North America's orcas. Savour lobster and look for puffins, caribou, moose, icebergs, sperm whales, and other local highlights.
Experience wild Newfoundland & Labrador and dive deep into our cuisine. This 3 night experience is for the food enthusiast who is interested in a rustic ocean-side experience to discover a place through it's people, it's culture and it's food.
Our days will be immersed in beach-combing, woods-foraging, game butchery and wood fire cooking. This is an experience that will be bringing you close to the land and sea.
See Gros Morne Mountian from another view! Join us for an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) tour in the back country of Rocky Harbour. Enjoy beautiful views of raw wilderness, flowers, wildlife, Eastern Arm Pond, and much more! Stop and enjoy a traditional Mug up, including beans, bologna and more. A few stories and laughs along the way!
You are bobbing up and down in the Atlantic Ocean. In the distance a different shade of blue grows and brightens, until it is white. It takes a moment to process that this is the underbelly of a humpback whale. How can anything living be so big? The whale surfaces for air and notices you. How curious and strange you must be to her. She decides to have a closer look. You realize you now have a new friend; too bad you can’t text her later. Available option: no snorkeling / stay aboard Zodiac!
The key we give you to three restored coastal homes unlocks more than doors. It opens what National Geographic Traveler calls “one of the world’s most transformative travel experiences.” Meet the local characters whose spirit and wit gives their neighbours endless glee. With our home-grown guide book written for the trip and an unlimited distance vehicle, find the places you want to see, get close to wildlife, and hike trails to pristine spots that transform the spirit.
North America's largest puffin colony and members of the world's largest humpback whale gathering headline a week-long holiday rich with the flavours and culture of Newfoundland. Great hotels, icebergs, lighthouses, orchids, sperm whales, caribou, and the New World's first city are also on the itinerary.
Immerse yourself in the colours, flavours, and adventures of this dramatic destination. Join our small groups to explore the coastal headlands and to voyage with local whale researchers.
Newfoundland is internationally renowned for its winter birds – most of which can be found in and around St. John’s. We search rugged coastlines for sought-after seabirds; visit quaint ponds to spot both local and European waterfowl; stroll wooded trails to find northern finches and songbirds, and enjoy the world-famous gull flocks in one of North America's oldest cities. Sometimes, we even find a rarity or two to add a little extra excitement to our day!
Capture amazing shots of the colourful architecture in downtown St. John’s. Delight in the vibrant reds, yellows, blues and pinks of the clapboard houses nestled tightly together. Tour guide (local professional photographer) Maurice Fitzgerald will take you to the most colourful streets and best vantage points. Get one-on-one photography instruction to help you get striking images of Jellybean Row. You’ll also enjoy locally made chocolate and coffee to keep those creative juices flowing.
Join fisherman, Jody Caines, for a hands-on, interactive, Newfoundland cultural experience like no other. Cruise along the beautiful coast of Bonne Bay, Gros Morne National Park, as we share with you the story of the local fishery and the people. See a lobster fishing demonstration and if you like, try for a fish. Then relax on the beach and enjoy a lobster dinner (when in season, other seafood options available) with all the trimmings!
ATV through the majestic valleys of the Appalachian mountain range. Enjoy pristine trails and country. Self-guided or with Shudamunks Adventures for a guided experience in Newfoundland's spectacular South West Coast. After a day exploring, rejuvenate in a modern, cozy, spacious room at St. Christopher’s Hotel. Includes dinner entree, dessert, a glass of wine and a St. Christopher's breakfast for two.
Experience the freedom of the great outdoors. After an exhilarating day take advantage of this great stay and birding package which includes one night in a standard guest room at St. Christopher's Hotel, dinner entree, dessert, a glass of wine and St. Christopher's breakfast for two, and a field checklist prepared by Bill Montevecchi for the Codroy Valley Area Development Association.
For Two Nights
Do your Iceberg hunting on our aptly named ferry the Iceberg Hunter! Battle Harbour is recommended on IcebergFinder.com – our location in the Labrador Sea will give you a front row view – both from land and at sea.
Package includes the regular ferry rides, meals and tours but also an additional 2 hour iceberg hunting boat tour in the afternoon and bread making lesson in the morning. You get to keep your Battle Harbour apron with the bread making lesson and you get to eat your creation.
Flummies, Trappers Bread, a mainstay on the trap line. Learn how to cook this traditional Labrador food the way the trappers used to do. A unique experience you won't want to miss. Flummies and bakeapple sauce cooked at the base of “Black Head” on the sandy shoreline where the community of Cartwright began. The American Forces landed here to scout the location of their Radar Site which operated in the 50’s. View the Atlantic Ocean, smell the salt water, taste the Flummie you cooked.
“History Lives Here”
Embrace the history of the lighthouse keeper with a visit to the beautiful lighthouses on the southwest coast. To experience a step back in time, take advantage of this great lighthouse package which includes one night in a standard guest room at St. Christopher's Hotel, dinner entree, dessert, a glass of wine and hot breakfast for two. Includes a voucher for an interpretive tour of Rose Blanche Lighthouse, the only granite lighthouse in Atlantic Canada.
Sled through the majestic valleys of the Appalachian mountain range. Enjoy pristine snowmobile, snow shoe and cross country skiing trails. Self-guided or with Shudamunks Adventures for a guided experience in Newfoundland's spectacular South West Coast. After a day exploring, rejuvenate in a modern, cozy, spacious room at St. Christopher’s Hotel. Includes A Dinner Entrees, A Glass Of Wine and St. Christopher's breakfast for two.
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Cruise to historic Exploits Island aboard the Beothuk Explorer catamaran. Ocean fish for many species, cook mussels or your catch in a quiet cove, see icebergs, whales and seabird.
Guided snowshoe treks of Gros Morne National Park & snowmobile tours of Long Range Mountain. Deluxe accommodations.
Toll Free: +1 (888) 299 2147
In 2008 and 2009 National Geographic listed us as one of the best adventure travel companies on earth. We provide gentle adventures and escorted tours including Family vacations.
Toll Free: +1 (888) 615 8279
Come discover the diversity and beauty of Gros Morne National Park on any of our spectacular boat tours. For the adventurous, join us on a hiking adventure to the top of Western Brook Gorge.
Toll Free: +1 (888) 458 2016
Licensed guided wilderness tours: 9.5-km hiking trails, canoe, kayak, power boat, ATV, and snowmobiling adventures.
Tours to Western Brook Gorge, Lewis Hills and Gregories, can provide tour guide references. packaged meals and accommodations available.
Chosen by "Outdoor Magazine" as one of the six best places for experiencing Canada's outdoors. Come see whales, icebergs & wildlife. Experience snow shoeing, snowmobiling or women only adventures.
Toll Free: +1 (888) 865 6361
A walk with Boyle tours through the old downtown St. John's is an incredible cultural experience that will offer a real sense of St. John's history.
Sightseeing, history. Bring a camera, a sense of adventure and relax in comfort.
Toll Free: +1 (866) 344 9808
Explore the history of Elliston, Root Cellar Capital of the World, through a guided walking tour from the Home from the Sea Sealers Interpretation Centre. Walk is about 1 km.
Chamberlains, Conception Bay South
Group or personalized sightseeing tours including The City of St. John's, Signal Hill, Quidi Vidi, Cape Spear, Land and Sea (boat tour), Killick Coast.
Offering personalized boat, kayak & hiking adventure tours as well as backcountry camping gear rentals & water shuttle services to coastal campsites in Terra Nova National Park & Bonavista Bay.
Toll Free: +1 (888) 805 8881
Traditional Newfoundland dory tours. Enjoy ocean fishing, whale watching, sightseeing, mussel and crab boil ups. Catch your own supper! Guided snowmobile tours to North Arm Hills and Lomond Sinkhole.
Guided trophy brown trout fishing on Avalon Peninsula. Atlantic salmon on Newfoundland and Labrador rivers. One-day local guided trips and multi-day trips province wide.
Toll Free: +1(877) 600 1775
Cruising the waters of South West Arm of Greenbay.
Award winning 2.5 hr boat tour Best sightings of icebergs, humpbacks & dolphins in NL. View caves & seabird colonies. Certified vessel, heated cabin & onboard biologist. Zodiac tours also available.
Toll Free: +1 (877) 632 3747
Gros Morne National Park of Canada
Walk upon the Earth's Mantle Guided Walk (2 hours) with a Parks Canada Interpreter, 4km return. One of the few places where the Earth's Mantle is exposed!
See various species of whales including humpbacks & minke, dolphins and icebergs at their most majestic through a zodiac adventure. Hiking/walking trails geocaching and winter packages
Toll Free: +1 (866) 218 4400
Wildlife safaris and hikes to view caribou (100% success) and moose. Biologist guide. Mount Peyton hikes. Excellent guided salmon fly-fishing. Canoe/gear rentals and itineraries. Ages 4 - 84
Custom tours featuring the scenic highlights of the province, from Gros Morne's fjords to Labrador's Polar Bears. Cultural gems include artisans, theatre and local music. All tailored to suit you!
Toll Free: +1 (877) 254 6586
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