Newfoundland Travel (View 10,000 Year Old Icebergs & More)

Newfoundland Travel
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$3,435 USD
Corner Brook, Cow Head, St. Anthony,...
Explore this untouched land, view magnificent 10,000 year old icebergs and view 30 tonne whales leaping out of the water. From stunning coastlines, to quaint fishing villages and deep history, you will be in awe. Don’t miss the Norse archaeological site and reputed settlement of Viking explorer Leif Erikson, L’Anse aux Meadows. On the Gulf of St. Lawrence, enjoy Gros Morne National Park’s cliffs, waterfalls and glacial fjords. Moreover the southeastern capital city of St. John’s is known for the 17th century-Signal Hill citadel with a hillside walking trail.
Start Location: Corner Brook End Location: St. John's, NL
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site Gros Morne National Park
  • Bonne Bay Boat Cruise with “Screech In” Ceremony
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site L’Anse aux Meadows
  • The Arches Provincial Park
  • Iceberg Alley and Twillingate
  • Prime Berth Fishery and Heritage Centre
  • North Atlantic Aviation Museum
  • Terra Nova National Park and Marine Interpretation Centre
  • Signal Hill and The Rooms in St. Johns
  • Cape Spear
  • Scenic Coastal Cruise
  • Witless Bay Ecological Reserve
Price Day 1: Arrive in Corner Brook, NL

Arrive in Corner Brook in Newfoundland, Canada's most easterly province and also known as "The Rock". The town of Corner Brook is located on the west side of the island and is renowned for its world-famous salmon-bearing river, the Humber. **Please Note** You will arrive at Deer Lake Airport which is 45-minutes away from Cornerbrook. A transfer has been arranged and will meet you outside the airport, at arrivals, with an Anderson Vacations sign. Please note the transfer could be shared with fellow tour passengers based on the flight schedule. Tonight, time permitted you will be able to meet the tour leader. This is a free evening to explore Cornerbrook on your own.The next morning, your breakfast, which is included, starts at 8:00 am. – 9:00 am. After breakfast, you will meet the rest of the tour group at reception for 9:00 am. Luggage will be picked up at 8:00am from your hotel rooms by the concierge.
Overnight: Corner Brook
Day 2: Corner Brook - Gros Morne National Park - Cow Head, NL

Today we explore the incredible Gros Morne National Park, with its towering inland fjords and walking trails. We will learn about the geology of the area at the Gros Morne Visitor Centre and experience it first hand with a scenic walk through the Tablelands area discovering the unique flora and fauna native to the region. Moose, caribou, waterfalls and dozens of unforgettable photographic scenes add to this UNESCO World Heritage Destination. Next, we visit Lobster Cove Lighthouse in Rocky Harbour and enjoy a boat cruise of Bonne Bay and participate in an age-old tradition - the "Screech In" ceremony, featuring live traditional music, kissing a cod fish, and a taste of the famous Newfoundland Screech. Following the boat cruise, we continue up the Northern Peninsula of Newfoundland to the town of Cow Head.
Overnight: Cow Head
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 3: Cow Head - St. Anthony, NL

This morning we travel the well-known Viking Trail Route to the most northerly tip of Newfoundland, to the L'Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site. We will see where the Vikings, the first Europeans to reach the New World, landed and established a settlement. We visit the interpretive centre, tour the Viking ruins, and have an interactive experience at the longhouse to discover what life was like for the Viking encampment in 1,000 AD. As we make our way onwards to St. Anthony, at the centre of the Northern Peninsula, we tour the town and make our way up to the St. Anthony Lighthouse. Look down at the crashing waves below the shoreline and take in the view of the town. The evening is at leisure.
Overnight: St. Anthony
Meals: Breakfast
Day 4: St. Anthony - Rocky Harbour

Making our way along the Viking Trail Route to Deer Lake, we have plenty of scenic stops along the way, with informative talks from our Tour Leader throughout our journey. We visit The Arches Provincial Park along the western coast of Newfoundland and take some time to explore the natural rock formations that the power of ocean tides has shaped.
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Day 5: Rocky Harbour – Twillingate

Today, we visit the Iceberg Alley and the historic town of Twillingate. At the Prime Berth Fishery and Heritage Centre, an interpretive fishing centre, we learn about the history of the all-important fishing industry in Newfoundland, and how the industry has changed over the years. This afternoon is spent exploring the area with a tour taking in the history of Twillingate and the surrounding areas. We stop and visit Long Point Lighthouse, which sits more than 300 feet above the sea and is still operated by one lighthouse keeper year-round guiding ships through the fog and the stormy nights. Tonight, we will enjoy a group dinner after check-in.
Overnight: Gander
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Day 6: Gander – Bonavista - Clarenville

Gander is a town full of history and plays a vital role in the international aviation industry. Gander is also the setting for the now famous musical ‘Come from Away’ showcasing the story of how the friendly town handled the sudden arrival of 38 plane loads totaling 7000 passengers who landed here following the September 11th terrorist attacks in the US. We visit the North Atlantic Aviation Museum this morning and learn about the important historical events that have made this town an inspiration to all Canadians. Next, we will travel to Bonavista and enjoy a few picture stops along the way. Upon arrival, we will enjoy a group lunch together before experiencing the famous Bonavista Lighthouse and the Matthew. The Matthew expedition teaches through text and exhibits the boat's epic journey from England to Canada in 1497. In the evening, we will transfer to Clarenville for some time at leisure.
Overnight: Clarenville
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 7: Clarenville - St. John's, NL

Today we take a scenic drive through Terra Nova National Park, Canada's most easterly national park, where the boreal forest meets the rugged Atlantic coastline. A visit to the Terra Nova Marine Interpretation Centre will inform us about North Atlantic marine creatures and the importance of local conservation efforts. This afternoon we arrive in Newfoundland's capital city of St. John's, an eccentric, colourful city which dates back to 1519, and is one of the oldest European settlements in North America. The remainder of our evening is at leisure, with time to explore, shop, or enjoy the local cuisine.
Overnight: St. John's, NL
Meals: Breakfast
Day 8: St. John's, NL

Today is a full day of local touring as we explore North America's oldest city. We visit Canada's second largest National Historic Park as well as Signal Hill and Cape Spear, home to the oldest lighthouse and the most easterly point in North America. This afternoon, we enjoy a coastal cruise with opportunities to see whales and puffins at the Witless Bay Ecological Reserve. Following that, we will immerse ourselves in the traditions of Newfoundland and Labrador's largest public cultural space, The Rooms, showcasing history, heritage and artistic expression of this unique province. This evening’s farewell dinner will celebrate the amazing time we have spent together. This is the time to exchange stories, memories and the highlights of our time spent along the East Coast of Canada.
Overnight: St. John's, NL
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Day 9: Depart St. John's, NL

Our Newfoundland adventure comes to an end.
Meals: Breakfast
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With at least 30 years of experience.

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Activities and excursions included as part of the tour.

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  • 8 nights of accommodation (3.5 - 4 star Or Best Available)
  • Transportation by comfortable coach
  • Professional Tour Leader
  • 17 Meals: 8 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 7 dinners
  • Airport transfer from Deer Lake airport to Corner Brook
  • 15% provincial tax on top of tour base rate
  • Gratuities to driver (Recommend $3-$4 per person per day)
  • Gratuities to guide (Recommend $5-$7 per person per day)
  • Meals not listed
  • Attractions not listed
  • Credit card payment fees, where applicable
  • Airfare — domestic and international (Unless Specified)
  • Travel insurance (Strongly recommended, ask us for a quote!)
  • Items of a personal nature


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Space To Breathe We never max out buses even if we use the same size bus as the competition.
All Inclusive No hidden expenses along the way. Competitors offer activities as an extra - we don't

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What is the maximum number of travellers in a group?

Anderson Vacations specializes in Small Group Fully Escorted tours. If the tour is classified as a ‘Classic Tour’ up to 24 persons may join the tour although tours commonly travel with anywhere between 18 to 24 travellers. If the tour is classified as a 'Tour of Distinction’ only up to 18 persons may join the tour and many 'Tours of Distinction' travel with 12 to 18 travellers.

What are Guaranteed Departures?

After dreaming about travel to an exciting destination, arranging for time off work, booking your flights the last thing you need is for your trip to be cancelled. Anderson vacation's pre-Guaranteed tours take the uncertainty away from planning your travel and give you peace of mind to book our tours. Pre-Guaranteed Tours are group tours that we have already confirmed as certain to travel on the specified date. All 'Guaranteed Tours' will travel except in the event of a natural disaster or a catastrophic event that is beyond our control. They may already have the minimum number of people booked or else are tours that are known to be popular. Only select departures of tours are 'pre-Guaranteed'.

What happens if I book on a tour that is not Guaranteed?

We pride ourselves on providing “a small shared group experience.” In the event that we have fewer than ten participants on a tour we will offer a “small-group surcharge” to ensure that the tour runs as scheduled. This fee, which is up to 15% of the “land” portion of the tour, will be offered to you as an option to continue with the trip. This fee will cover the costs associated with handling a smaller group.

What is the average age of passengers for this tour?

Our tours are suitable for all age demographics. The average age of travelers is typically 45+.

How physically demanding is this tour? Are you able to accommodate people with mobility restrictions/limitations?

Some tours are mainly coach based and may not be physically demanding while others may require walking inclines or on rough surfaces to access interesting locations. Please check with us and your booking agent carefully and discuss your mobility restrictions before completing any tour booking to ensure this style of travel is right for you.

Can you accommodate passengers with dietary restrictions (food allergies, vegan, vegetarian etc.)?

Yes, we do accommodate dietary restrictions (within reason) such as, food allergies, vegan, vegetarian, etc. There are many meals included on our fully escorted tours. Please inform us of any dietary restrictions at the time of booking so we can ensure there are alternative meal choices.
Booking & Flight Questions

Do you arrange airport transfers?

Yes, we can assist you with airport transfers for you in most locations at a reasonable extra cost. Several tours have airport transfers already included. Please contact us for more details.

Can you assist with booking additional accommodation?

Yes, we can certainly assist with booking additional nights of hotel accommodation for you before and after your fully escorted tour. This is available upon request and subject to availability. Please inquire for further information and prices.

How much luggage should I bring?

Each passenger may bring one large suitcase and one carry-on bag. The weight limit for baggage is 20 kilograms or about 40 pounds. Baggage handling is provided at the hotels in our tour packages but there may be places where you will be required to wheel in your bags for quicker access. Be sure to advise our reservations staff if you will be bringing additional items such as a cane, walker, or wheelchair. You may also bring one small soft-sided carry-on bag, which should easily fit into the overhead shelf of a coach. Each person is responsible for his/her own carryon luggage. Remember to check your airline baggage restrictions if you are flying, as they may differ from Anderson Vacations guidelines.

I am a solo traveller. Is there a single surcharge?

There are options for single travelers to join most tours. Solo travellers can choose to pay a Single Supplement and have their own room throughout the tour. For those willing to share with a co-traveller of the same gender, we have a Twin Share option that is offered for most tours where you share a hotel room with another same gender traveller. In this case, you will not be charged for Single Supplement.

Is it possible to book a triple share accommodation?

Yes, it is possible to book triple share accommodations on select trips. Please inquire or contact us regarding this option, as prices and availability vary from tour to tour.

Can we book this tour with our exclusive group?

Yes, you can! Anderson Vacations works with many private groups and helps to customize a tour to traveller’s needs. Please contact us for more details.

Are gratuities included in the tour cost?

For convenience, gratuities for local guides and meals that are specified in the itinerary are included in the tour price. For meals not included in your tour package please remember that it is customary to tip your server 10-20% in North America. Gratuities for your Coach Driver (where appropriate) and Tour Director are entirely at your discretion. We recommend about CDN $5.00 per person, per day, for your Driver and CDN$7.00 per person, per day for your Tour Leader.


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Seasoned Tour Guides Get a deeper understanding with storytelling tailored to your interests.
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All Inclusive No hidden expenses along the way. Competitors offer activities as an extra - we don't

The style our travellers have enjoyed for over 20 years, these tours feature inclusive itineraries to popular destinations including the 'must see' sites and attractions. Led by an expert Tour Leader, you will enjoy comfortable accommodation, and coach transport throughout the journey.

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These tours are defined by their incomparably unique itineraries, featuring 'off the beaten path' destinations and immersive experiences. An intimate group size allows us to stay in smaller, centrally located, unique and boutique style inns, lodges and hotels, utilize traditional local transportation and dive deep into each destination's local culture and traditions.

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These travel experiences are fully customizable to better fit your needs. Every itinerary is created based on your comfort level, accommodation choices, and personal interests. Whether you are looking for a rail adventure, self drive holiday, unique experiences, or a short city stay our team will work with you on combining accommodation, transportation, and activities based on your preferences to create the perfect itinerary for you.

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These travel experiences are fully customizable to better fit your needs. Every itinerary is created based on your comfort level, accommodation choices, and personal interests. Whether you are looking for a rail adventure, self drive holiday, unique experiences, or a short city stay our team will work with you on combining accommodation, transportation, and activities based on your preferences to create the perfect itinerary for you.

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