Six Amazing Things You Can Experience Only on a Hike in Newfoundland and Labrador

In these parts, a walk in the woods is just the beginning of your adventure. Our 29,000 kilometres of pristine coastline, set against a backdrop of natural wonder, provides plenty of distractions along the way.

 

1) Wildlife

Around here, a hike can take you past moose, under seabirds, and close enough to shore to catch a glimpse of whales. There's a performance every ten feet.

wildlife

 

2) Icebergs

When you're hiking the coast, don't forget to keep an eye on the sea. Not all castles stand on dry land.

iceberg

 

3) Sea Stacks and Arches

The strangeness of encountering these towering oddities can make you think you've wandered into a fairy tale. But let's face it, there are worse places to wander.

the dungeon

 

4) Lighthouses

If these towers could light the way for ships at sea, why shouldn't they serve as landmarks on our trails?

twillingate lighthouse

 

5) Fresh Air

Fill your lungs with our fresh air. Take a nice deep breath, clear your mind, and close your eyes. 

ocean view

 

6) Abandoned Communities 

Long before cars, if you wanted to go to the next community along the coast you walked or sailed. That’s why we have hundreds of kilometres of coastal trails and historic footpaths. 

abandoned communities
 

Friendly Reminder: Make sure you book your car rental and accommodations in advance.