13 Day Tour of 


Let the Locals Be Your Guide!

Escape to the rugged beauty of Newfoundland and Labrador on our 13-day comprehensive tour. 

Immerse yourself in the rich history and breathtaking landscapes as you explore Gros Morne Park, visit the Sir Wilfred Grenfell Mission, and discover the Basque Whaling Station in Red Bay. Experience the warmth of the locals as they guide you through L’Anse Aux Meadows, Twillingate, Trinity, and Bonavista. Marvel at the stunning wildlife on a whale and puffin boat tour, and soak in the charm of St. John’s, the oldest city in North America. Let the locals be your guide and create unforgettable memories on this once-in-a-lifetime journey.

Tour Dates July 18 – 30, 2024

Tour Pricing    $5750.00

  • per person in Canadian Dollars      
  • Based on Double Occupancy
  • $300 First Deposit due at time of Booking
  • $400 Second deposit due March 13, 2024
  • Balance Due April 5, 2024
  • Single supplement  $1250.00
  • All prices include 15% HST
  • Initial Deposit of $300 per person and a second Deposit $400 per person required

Only taking 24 lucky people (friends)

Tour to Include :

  • Services of McCarthy’s Party local Newfoundland Guide
  • 12 nights accommodation with private bath and/or shower
  • Baggage Handling of 1 suitcase per person
  • ‘Come from Away’ musical in Gander
  • Sightseeing in Gros Morne Park
  • Boat Tour on Bonne Bay (weather permitting)
  • Visit to Sir Wilfred Grenfell Mission
  • Tour to L’Anse Aux Meadows
  • Ferry Crossing to and from Labrador
  • Tour of Red Bay Basque Whaling Station
  • Excursions to Twillingate, Trinity and Bonavista
  • Dinner Theatre in Trinity
  • Visit to the Ryan Premises
  • Tour of Historic St. John’s
  • Entrance Fees to National Historic Sites
  • Excursion to Cape Spear
  • Whale/Puffin Boat Tour (weather permitting)
  • 12 Breakfasts
  • 8 Midday Meals
  • 5 Dinners (including Dinner Theatre in Trinity)
  • Ground Transportation
  • Hosted by Kim Lake and Stacey Knight


Day One

Thursday July 18
Arrive at Deer Lake Airport and transfer to the Hotel and prepare for the Tour. Free day to explore depending on arrival time into Deer Lake.
Overnight Deer Lake

Day Two

Friday July 19
Transfer from Deer Lake to Corner Brook and enjoy a Welcome Reception with your fellow guests and local guide where we learn more about the adventure ahead.
Overnight Corner Brook

Day Three

Saturday July 20
A short drive on the Viking Trail places us in Gros Morne National Park & UNESCO World Heritage Site; a delightful coastal “run” that separates the Appalachian Mountains from the brilliant waters of the Strait of Bell Isle. Continue to the National Historic site at Port au Choix for an interpretation of the Maritime Archaic people who lived here over 3000 years ago.
Overnight Plum Point
Breakfast, Midday Meal & Dinner

Day Four

Sunday July 21
This is one of the most significant days on the tour, exploring the UNESCO World Heritage site settled by ‘Leif the Lucky’ and the Viking adventurers who settled here in the year 1000 AD. This afternoon, we continue along the coast to St. Anthony and the hospital community established by the famous medical missionary, Sir Wilfred Grenfell.
Overnight Plum Point
Breakfast & Midday Meal

Day Five

Monday July 22
Keep a sharp eye out for whales and other marine mammals as we embark on a quick ferry ride to the shores of Labrador. Here we visit a recently discovered Whaling Station used by the Basques people to render the oils that “Lit the lamps of Europe” in the early 1500’s. Later we visit the tallest lighthouse in the province at L’Anse Amour.
Overnight L’Anse au Clair
Breakfast & Midday Meal

Day Six

Tuesday July 23
Take to the waters again as we maximize our wildlife viewing with a return ferry ride to Newfoundland. Continue exploring the majestic coastline of Western Newfoundland, stopping often to appreciate the many unique vistas, characters, and exhibits for which Newfoundland is so famous.
Overnight Rocky Harbour/Cow Head
Breakfast & Dinner

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Day Seven

Wednesday July 24
This day’s adventure is dedicated to Gros Morne National Park & UNESCO World Heritage Site, starting with an interpretive boat tour across the gentle waters of beautiful Bonne Bay. In Woody Point we’ll visit the park’s new Discovery Centre and view the famous Tableland Mountains. It is this area that earned the park its nickname as the ‘Galapagos of Plate Tectonics’.
Overnight Rocky Harbour/Cow Head
Breakfast & Midday Meal

Day Eight

Thursday July 25
Bid farewell to the west coast as we take an easterly trek, to a new geological frontier. A perfect harbour provides a beautiful backdrop for an eventful morning of whale interpretation and brilliant art exhibits. This afternoon commemorates the survivors of the 9/11 Tragedy and the many acts of kindness extended when we welcomed the ‘Come From Away’ guests into the homes and communities surrounding Gander; the epicenter of the hit Broadway musical. Tonight we have tickets for the Come from Away Musical.
Overnight Gander
Breakfast, Midday Meal & Dinner

Day Nine

Friday July 26
The “Road to the Isles” will take us across causeways spanning the many “Tickles and Runs” leading to Twillingate Island. This is a dedicated fishing community that exhibits great wealth and culture and features spectacular cliff sides and coastal views. Later we’ll wind through the beautiful forests and waterways of Newfoundland’s first National Park, Terra Nova.
Overnight Port Blandford/Clarenville
Breakfast & Midday Meal

Day Ten

Saturday July 27
A true day of discovery starts in the historic village of Trinity, one of the oldest, perfectly restored towns in North America. Later we’ll celebrate the beginning of European history, walking the same cliffs as John Cabot when he claimed “Buenavista” for King Henry in 1497. Spend a relaxing afternoon walking the seashore, engaging the locals, or touring the many historic premises for an opportunity to truly understand the inshore fishing techniques that have allowed Newfoundlanders to thrive for hundreds of years. Dinner Theatre included for tonight.
Overnight Port Blandford/Clarenville
Breakfast, midday meal and Dinner

Day Eleven

Sunday July 28
Natural wonders abound on this morning’s boat trip to the Witless Bay Ecological Reserve to views Atlantic Puffins, Murres and the millions of seabirds that nest on these coastal islands. This is a favorite feeding ground for Humpback, Minke, and Fin whales where frequent and multiple sightings are a definite possibility. Visit Cape Spear National Historic Park, the most easterly point of land in North America, before heading into St. John’s, the provincial capital and cultural showcase.
Overnight St. John’s
Breakfast & Midday Meal

Day Twelve

Monday July 29
An historic tour of St. John’s will provide a brilliant interpretation of North America’s oldest city, and a proper orientation for your free time this afternoon. Visit Cabot Tower and Signal Hill to view the harbour’s “Narrows” and admire the architecture of old St. John’s, including the famous ‘Jelly Bean Houses’. This afternoon is free to explore the many historic exhibits, walking trails and boutique shops and galleries that surround your hotel. This evening we share our Farewell Dinner.
Overnight St. John’s
Breakfast & Farewell Dinner

Day Thirteen

Tuesday July 30
All good things must come to an end and so we bid a fond farewell to our newest yet oldest Province. As you fly homeward it will be with many delightful memories of an authentic Newfoundland experience you will treasure for years.
Breakfast & Transfer to St. John’s Airport

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