Outdoor Adventure

Gros Morne National Park with Hikers
Lewis Hills, Western Newfoundland
Hodges Hill, Central Newfoundland
Dog Sledding, Corner Brook
Zip Lining, Western Newfoundland
Hiking Trails In Twillingate

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.

Off-the-Beaten-Path Activities

Rafting
Enjoy a thrilling half-day of rafting on the Exploits River with Rafting Newfoundland. 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.
Cycling
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 or Bike the Rock, or try caving and road biking in Corner Brook.
Ziplining
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.
Flightseeing
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.
Dogsledding
Have you ever been dogsledding? With up to 16 feet of annual snow, Newfoundland’s west coast and Labrador 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.

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Starting at $489 Per Couple
The pinnacle of our summer packages; perfect for the whole family or group of friends! Enjoy a fun-filled weekend in western Newfoundland with activities that will have your heart racing from Marble Zip Tours. Finish your days slope side with a relaxing stay at scenic Marble Villa.

Includes:

- Two nights' accommodation in a Studio room at the Marble Villa

- Passes to the Marble Zip Tour of your choice

- Access to Marble Zip Tour's Spider Challenge

Family/Group of 4 from $805

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Marble Mountain Resort

Starting at $129 Per Person
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 live lobster fishing demonstrations and if you like, try for a fish. Then relax on the beach and enjoy a lobster dinner with all the trimmings!
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Oceanside Excursions

Starting at $125 Per Person
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.

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Grenfell Campus Summer Accommodations at MUN and Cycle Solutions

Starting at $299 Per Couple
Didn't bring your mountain bike with you to western Newfoundland? You're missing out! Not to worry as we, along with our partners at Cycle Solutions in Corner Brook, have got you covered.

Under our Mountains of Adventure Package each guest will enjoy a half day cross-country mountain bike rental and guided tour of the Massey Drive / Corner Brook mountain biking trail network. Take in the morning (10 AM departure) or afternoon (2 PM departure) on the trails; the choice is yours!

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Marble Mountain Resort

Starting at $25 Per Person
Tag along with a Geology Interpreter, enjoy a leisurely van ride to explore the Pre-cambrian/Cambrian boundary at the Fortune Head Ecological Reserve, and enjoy a light snack enjoying the scenery near the Fortune Head lighthouse station. To conclude your tour, access a free admission pass to the Fortune Head Geology Centre and browse through our extensive collection of rocks and minerals - taking a step back in geologic time. Got time? We got 4.54 billion years for you to explore.
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Fortune Head Geology Centre

Starting at $25 Per Person
While visiting the Great Northern Peninsula, plot a most venturesome course and walk in the footsteps of Sir Wilfred Thomason Grenfell. This guided tour offers visitors a variety of interpretation, traditional and locally crafted products, the Jordi Bonet Murals, the Grenfell House Museum and a 1.5 km walk to Tea House Hill where the remains of Dr. Grenfell, his wife, and other prominent staff are buried. Finish in the Lady Anne Tea room with a cup of tea and a homemade scone.
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Grenfell Historic Properties

Starting at $8300 Per Person
Explore the northern extremes of Labrador in the new Torngat Mountains National Park, with fjords slicing miles into mile-high mountains. Polar Bears patrol the territory and icebergs parade south from Greenland. You will discover the coast and fjords by boat and walk the mountain-wrapped valleys. As you experience their landscape, you will, most importantly, also experience local Inuit culture. Prepare to be awestruck by the magnificent scenery, viewed through an ancient Inuit cultural lens.
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Linkum Tours

Starting at $250 Per Package
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.
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Far East Photograhy Tours

Starting at $224.99 Per Person
Ride the waves on a Zodiac adventure and discover extinct creatures of the ancient ocean. Explore cliff coastline and sea caves, icebergs, whales and waterfalls; Bell Island has so much to offer! The more adventurous could even kayak or snorkel. In the afternoon, relax and enjoy a delicious picnic lunch on scenic Manuels River, then hold 500 million years of history in your hands as you discover the hidden trilobite fossils of the river with our friendly paleontologist Dr. Rod Taylor, Ph.D.
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Ocean Quest

Starting at $169.50 Per Person
Board the MV Coastal Explorer with Captain Jan as he sails on Conception Bay from Holyrood to Cupids - site of an active archaeological dig at Canada’s first English settlement. On the way you will explore the coastline as explorer John Guy did in 1610. In Cupids walk in Guy’s footsteps & explore the site of his plantation & take part in the dig. Learn about his lasting legacy. End your day with homemade beans, a fishcake & toutons before a late afternoon sail back to Holyrood.

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Coastal Connections , Cupids Legacy Centre, Cupids Haven B&B & Cupids Cove Plantation Provincial Historic Site

Starting at $60 Per Person
Join us on a two hour interpretive eco-hike to the seabird colonies at Puffin Island. Your guide is a biologist and educator who will introduced to the ecology of one of the most scenic and secluded locations in our province. Immerse yourself in nature as we hike and talk about the plants and animals that make up this special place we call home. We often get very close to puffins so bring your camera.

This hike includes a free copy of our book on the Atlantic Puffin in Newfoundland.

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Tuckamore Discoveries

Starting at $175 Per Person
Get outdoors this summer and raft the mighty Exploits River, the largest and longest river in Newfoundland with three of your friends. Surf, swim and play in the friendly white water rapids, then enjoy a hearty lunch on a beautiful rock island, and a luxurious night stay in a 4 1/2 star Riverfront Chalet. Spark up the BBQ on your private deck, and relax in the outdoor saltwater hot tub as you watch the sun set over the river.
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Riverfront Chalets and Rafting Newfoundland

Starting at $120.99 Per Couple
“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, hot breakfast for two, and a voucher for an interpretive tour of Rose Blanche Lighthouse, the only granite lighthouse in Atlantic Canada.

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St. Christopher's Hotel

Starting at $335 Per Family
Create great family memories Lakeside.

Experience a Newfoundland family vacation at The Lakeside at Thorburn. Enjoy a 2 night stay in our motel with private hot tub time. Have some family fun with an attractions package. Race around the go-cart track; sail the lake in a canoe or row boat; spend the day at the beach or enclosed pools; play some mini golf; and tour the park in our land train. End the day with a BBQ and fire in the cook house. Discover Life...Lakeside. You deserve it!

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The Lakeside at Thorburn

Starting at $309 Per Couple
Enjoy our most popular summer package with a breathtaking, bird's eye view of the scenic Humber Valley as you zip across Steady Brook Falls with Marble Zip Tours. Once your adventure is done, spend the night at Marble Villa, located at the base of Marble Mountain. This tour includes a Marble Zip Tour for two people and one night in a Studio room at the Marble Villa.

Stretch out in the comfort of a one-bedroom condo for just $25 more per night.

Family/Group of 4 from $522

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Marble Mountain Resort

Starting at $1995 Per Person
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.
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Gros Morne Adventures

Starting at $59.99 Per Person
Join us on the beach for one of Newfoundland and Labradors most treasured traditions; the boil-up. For those of you that have never heard the term before, it’s simply means a spot of lunch or tea cooked up over an open fire. We will sit around the fire and appreciate the beauty in our surroundings while you are shown how to prepare some of our traditional foods; all the while telling you stories and traditions around the food of our province.
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Cod Sounds

Starting at $100 Per Person
Indulge your senses with a guided hike on the award winning Skerwink Trail, followed by a delicious meal at the Twine Loft.

Join Trinity Bay Tours on this breathtaking coastal trail, where you will enjoy the sights, sounds, and smells of the rich Boreal Forest and stunning coastline. After the hike, enjoy a fabulous dinner in the converted fishing rooms of the Twine Loft. Lounge with a specialty rhubarb cocktail on their deck, and enjoy stunning views of the water and surrounding bay.

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Trinity Bay Tours

Starting at $68 Per Person
Join us to the Iceberg Capital of the World to view 15,000 year old majestic icebergs, whales in their natural habitat and breathtaking scenery. Step aboard the 60 foot M.V. Baybreak 93 for a 2 hour tour to these wonders of nature and then relax overlooking Twillingate harbour at Addys Restaurant enjoying our Seafood Platter with fresh Cod,Shrimp,Scallop and succulent mussels.
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Twillingate Adventure Tours

 

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