Petty Harbour is one of the oldest fishing communities, having been visited by Basques, Portuguese and French in the early 1500's. Probably earlier - because no one gives away their prime fishing spots! Our families have maintained a sustainable hook & line fishery for generations. Join us to discover this history, changes to our harbour due to crab fishing, and the unique names and meanings for the buildings that line the water. Step inside a fishing shed & learn to how to make toutons, too!
Valid Jun 1, 2018 - May 31, 2020. Minimum of 2 persons to book experience. Offer is subject to availability, weather, and does not include taxes. Each participant will receive a booklet called, "Ancient Rights," detailing the history of the Protected Fishing Area and an article from Hakai Magazine about the fishing buildings of Newfoundland. Deep learning experience for mature travelers. Ask about our add-ons. Want homework to prepare? Read Mark Kurlansky's book called "Cod: A Biography of the Fish that Changed the World."
Offers are subject to availability. Taxes are extra. You may have to pre-book and/or mention the promotion at the time of booking. Please check with the operator for more details.
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