Circle Newfoundland and Labrador Vacation

This invigorating tour starts in Halifax, Nova Scotia’s capital, before departing for Newfoundland and its many significant historical and natural sites, including the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Gros Morne National Park and L’Anse aux Meadows Viking archaeological site. Along the way, you’ll stand at the northernmost tip of the island of Newfoundland and journey to the easternmost point in North America. See whales, sea birds, and, depending on the time of the year, even massive icebergs!

13 Days from $6169/person CAD
Island Hopping
Off The Beaten Path
UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Primary Location

Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada


2024: June 7, 21, 28, July 12, 19, 26, August 2, 19, 16, 30 & September 6 & 2025: June 6, 13, 20, 27, July 11, 18, August 1, 8, 15, 29 & September 5


  • 12-night accommodation in first-class hotels
  • English-speaking local Atlantic tour director throughout dressed in traditional kilt
  • 11 breakfasts, 4 lunches, and 9 dinners
  • Transportation by modern tour coach with an experienced tour driver
  • Meet & Greet
  • Ferry from Nova Scotia to Newfoundland & Labrador
  • Port au Choix National Historic Site
  • Strait of Belle Isle ferry to/from Labrador
  • Red Bay – UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • L’Anse aux Meadows – UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Whale Watching Boat Tour
  • Gros Morne National Park – UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Choice of Bonne Bay or Western Brook Pond Boat Tour
  • North Atlantic Aviation Museum
  • Twillingate
  • Prime Berth Fishery & Heritage Centre
  • Terra Nova National Park
  • Cape Bonavista Lighthouse Provincial Historic Site
  • Trinity
  • Guided tour of St. John’s
  • Cape Spear National Historic Site
  • Boat Tour on Witless Bay Ecological Reserve (Puffins)
  • Baggage handling (1 piece per person)
  • Provincial Taxes and Federal GST and/or HST

Not Included:

  • Airfare unless specified in the tour itinerary
  • Laundry, optional excursions, and other items of a personal nature
  • Travel Insurance
  • Pre and Post Accommodation
  • Meet and Greet airport transfer service
  • Everything that is not mentioned in included

Pricing Details

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  • From price is CAD per person, based on double occupancy, and for travel in low season
  • The final price will vary and is also based on the month of travel
  • Prices are subject to change
  • Bed configuration can vary and may consist of two double beds, one double, queen or king bed
  • Due to the daily distances that must be traveled on these programs, children under the age of 14 do not generally enjoy motorcoach tours. For the enjoyment of all passengers, reservations are not accepted for children under the age of 10
  • Smoking is not permitted on touring or sightseeing motor coaches in Canada. Smoking may also be restricted in certain hotels and restaurants
  • Gratuities have been included for accommodation, porterage, and specified meals and functions. In restaurants, bars, taxis, and hair salons, a gratuity of approximately 15% of the bill (before tax) are customary. In the case of tour directors and bus drivers, tips are a
  • reflection of your level of satisfaction with the services provided. The amount is left to your discretion
  • We regret that we cannot devote the level of special attention to a guest with a particular disability may require. Persons needing assistance with personal needs must be accompanied by an able companion. Wheelchair room cannot be guaranteed

Optional Extras:

  • The option to commence the tour in Corner Brook is also available as part of the 12-day itinerary
  • Optional activities may be offered by the tour director. Prices will be competitive with locally available sightseeing tours. Passengers must pay the tour director directly. Credit cards (Visa, MasterCard) are accepted
  • Pre and post accommodation


Day 1: Arrival in Halifax

Arrive at Halifax International Airport and transfer independently to your centrally located hotel. This evening, we become better acquainted with our travelling companions at a welcome reception. Overnight in Halifax.

Accommodation at the Cambridge Suites, Halifax, or similar.

Day 2: Halifax to Port-Aux-Basques

Today we travel via Truro and Antigonish, crossing over the Canso Causeway to beautiful Cape Breton Island. In North Sydney, we board a Marine Atlantic ferry for a relaxing overnight crossing to Port-aux-Basques, your port of entry into Newfoundland.

Overnight onboard ferry. Depending on the ferry schedule, passengers may overnight in Port-Aux-Basques. Meals: B, D.

Accommodation at the Marine Atlantic Ferry, Port-aux-Basques, or similar.

Day 3: Port-Aux-Basques to Port Au Choix

Your Newfoundland tour gets underway with a drive through the Cordroy Valley, framed by the Long Range Mountains, the Anguille Mountains, and the shores of the Atlantic Ocean.

Our journey continues through Gros Morne National Park and into the fishing community of Port au Choix where we check into our hotel. Overnight on Port au Choix. Meals: B, L, D.

Accommodation at the Sea Echo Motel, Port au Choix, or similar.

Day 4: Port Au Choix to L’Anse Au Clair

Today we board a ferry at St. Barbe and cross the Strait of Belle Island on our way to Labrador. We visit the Red Bay National Historic Site, the location of a Basque whaling station in the 16th century. Overnight in L’Anse au Clair. Meals: B, D.

Accommodation at the Northern Light Inn, L’Anse au Clair, or similar.

Day 5: L’Anse Au Clair to St. Anthony

We return to Newfoundland and travel to L’Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site, an archaeological site marking the earliest known European settlement in North America.

Now a protected UNESCO World Heritage Site, additional exhibits also showcase Viking artifacts and give a fascinating glimpse into the Viking lifestyle. Overnight in St. Anthony. Meals: B, D

Accommodation at the Haven Inn or Hotel North, St. Anthony, or similar.

Day 6: St. Anthony to Cow Head

This morning (weather permitting) we take a whale-watching boat tour hoping for sightings of these giant marine mammals. During certain summer months, titanic-sized icebergs can also be spotted. Don’t forget your camera!

We then continue to Cow Head, our destination for the night. Overnight in Cow Head. Meals: B, D.

Accommodation at the Shallow Bay Motel, Cow Head, or similar.

Day 7: Gros Morne/Cow Head

Today, we’ll visit Gros Morne National Park, which offers a rich variety of scenery, wildlife, and recreational activities.

We embark on a scenic boat tour (weather permitting) where we’ll learn about the geology of the Tablelands, see the whales and bald eagles that frequent the deep waters of the fjord, and engage in the history of the small villages nestled along the shores. Overnight in Cow Head. Meals: B, L, D.

Accommodation at the Shallow Bay Motel, Cow Head, or similar.

Day 8: Cow Head to Gander

Our Newfoundland tour travels through the centre of the island towards Gander. Here, we’ll check into the hotel for a relaxing evening. Overnight in Gander. Meals: B.

Accommodation at Sinbad’s Hotel & Suites, Gander, or similar.

Day 9: Gander/Twillingate to Clarenville

A scenic drive along the coast of Notre Dame Bay leads us to the beautiful town of Twillingate. At the tip of the island, we visit the Long Point Lighthouse and local co-op. Back in Gander, we visit the North Atlantic Aviation Museum. Overnight in Clarenville. Meals: B, L, D.

Accommodation at the Quality Hotel or Clarenville Inn, Clarenville, or similar.

Day 10: Clarenville, Bonavista, and Trinity

Our route today takes us along the Trans Canada Highway and through Terra Nova National Park, the most easterly of Canada’s national parks.

Keep an eye out for a variety of wildlife! We visit Cape Bonavista Lighthouse Provincial Park and the charming town of Trinity. Overnight at Clarenville. Meals: B, L, D.

Accommodation at the Quality Hotel or Clarenville Inn, Clarenville, or similar.

Day 11: Clarenville to St. John’s

Our Newfoundland and Labrador tour continues to the intriguing old seaport of St. John’s, our home for the next two nights.

North America’s oldest city and Newfoundland’s capital boasts a stunning location in the granite cliffs and slopes of the Avalon Peninsula.

We enjoy a city tour featuring the Victorian architecture of the downtown area, the busy modern waterfront, the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, the Confederation Building, and the panoramic view from Signal Hill. Overnight in St. John’s. Meals: B, D.

Accommodation at the Delta Hotels by Marriott St. John’s Conference Centre, St. John’s, or similar.

Day 12: St. John’s

This morning, we travel to Bay Bulls for one of the highlights of this Newfoundland and Labrador vacation — a boat tour in the Witless Bay Ecological Reserve (weather permitting) to search for puffins and other seabirds.

Afterward, we visit Cape Spear National Historic Site, the most easterly point in North America. The afternoon is at leisure to further explore the neighbourhoods and delights of St. John’s. Overnight in St. John’s. Meals: B.

Accommodation at the Delta Hotels by Marriott St. John’s Conference Centre, St. John’s, or similar.

Day 13: St. John’s Departure

Time for last-minute shopping and farewells. Individual transfer to St. John’s Airport in time to check in for your return flight.

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