Newfoundland & Labrador (CF)

12 Day Tour from Corner Brook to St. John's

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With cruises, ferry crossings, and visits to several UNESCO World Heritage Sites, this breathtaking vacation features the best of Newfoundland and Labrador—with overnights in Corner Brook, Plum Point, L’Anse-au-Clair, St. Anthony, Rocky Harbour, Gander, Port Blandford, and St. John’s.

Throughout this Newfoundland & Labrador tour, enjoy breathtaking scenery. On your cruise on Bonne Bay, learn about the history of the small villages nestled on the shores as you watch for whales and bald eagles. Travel to the Witless Bay Islands and enjoy a narrated cruise around the three islands, watching for whales and puffins. Ferry across the Strait of Belle Isle, known as Iceberg Alley. Other scenic highlights include Gros Morne National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site known for its stunning beauty and unique geological features; Arches Provincial Park, where you’ll stop to photograph two large arches carved by the pounding sea; Terra Nova National Park, Canada’s most easterly national park with inlets, forests, ponds, and bogs; and much more.

In addition to amazing scenery, you’ll visit historic sights on this Newfoundland & Labrador tour. Visit Port au Choix National Historic Site, where an exhibit highlights archaeological finds from people who settled here before 2000 BC; Red Bay, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and home to a 16th-century Basque whaling station; the L’Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and North America’s only known Viking settlement; Cape Spear National Historic Site, home to the province’s oldest surviving lighthouse; St. John’s, where you’ll tour North America’s oldest settlement; and much more.

Throughout this tour, you’ll be accompanied by an expert Tour Director who will bring this region to life with in-depth knowledge and local insights into the region’s culture, history, and secrets. All of this—and much more—await you on this marvelous tour!
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 Destinations & Sightseeing

CORNER BROOK
Sightseeing tour
GROS MORNE NATIONAL PARK
Visit Lobster Cove Head Lighthouse, Broom Point
PORT AU CHOIX NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE
Sightseeing
STRAIT OF BELLE ISLE
Ferry across Iceberg Alley
RED BAY NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE
Sightseeing tour
L’ANSE AUX MEADOWS
Visit Viking settlement site
ROCKY HARBOUR
Scenic cruise on Bonne Bay; Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite traditional lobster dinner
GRAND FALLS-WINDSOR
Visit Salmonid Interpretation Centre
TWILLINGATE
Visit Prime Berth Fishing Museum
TERRA NOVA NATIONAL PARK
Sightseeing
BONAVISTA PENINSULA
Excursion to Cape Bonavista; visit Ryan Premises National Historic Site
PORT BLANDFORD
Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite Jiggs Dinner
TRINITY
Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite Historic walking tour with a Local Guide
WITLESS BAY
Whale and nature cruise
ST. JOHN’S
Cape Spear National Historic Site; Sightseeing tour; Signal Hill National Historic Site; farewell dinner and Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite traditional screech-in ceremony

NOTE:

  • This vacation visits remote regions where some facilities are not up to the first-class standards you expect from Globus. However, we have selected the best available hotels that satisfy our high standards of cleanliness and comfort.

The following UNESCO World Heritage Sites can be seen or visited on this vacation:

  • Red Bay Basque Whaling Station
  • Gros Morne National Park
  • L'Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site

Transportation:

Free Wi-Fi available in most hotels

 Meals

 Meals & Itinerary

Breakfast daily, 7 three-course dinners including a lobster dinner in Rocky Harbour, a Jiggs dinner in Port Blandford, and a farewell dinner in St. John’s

 Itinerary

Inside visits and special features are shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description.

Day 1 Arrive in Corner Brook

Welcome to Corner Brook! The remainder of the day is at leisure to explore the town or relax at your hotel.

Day 2 Corner Brook

This morning, meet your traveling companions and Tour Director during a welcome breakfast. Then, enjoy an orientation tour of Corner Brook, followed by a break to see the Captain James Cook National Historic Site. Travel along Humber Arm to the Bay of Islands, with excellent photo opportunities on the way to Frenchman’s Cove. Enjoy a stop at Lark Harbour. Savor great views of Guernsey, Tweed, and the Pearl Islands on the return to Corner Brook.

Breakfast Breakfast

Day 3 Corner Brook–Gros Morne National Park–Port Au Choix–Plum Point

Skirt the shores of Deer Lake and head north to GROS MORNE NATIONAL PARK, a UNESCO World Heritage Site known for its exceptional beauty and unique geological features. At the Lobster Cove Head, visit the LIGHTHOUSE and the fascinating marine displays. Next is BROOM POINT, highlighting the history of Canada’s earliest fishing settlements. Depart for Plum Point, visiting a few important sites along the way. View glacier-carved gorges on the way to PORT AU CHOIX NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE. The exhibits focus on archaeological finds of Maritime Archaic and Dorset peoples who settled here before 2000 BC.

Breakfast Breakfast
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Day 4 Plum Point–Blanc Sablon–Red Bay–L’Anse-au-Clair

Board your FERRY to cross the Strait of Belle Isle, known as Iceberg Alley, to Blanc Sablon. Then, to RED BAY, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the first major industrial complex of the New World and home to a 16th-century Basque whaling station exhibit. Return to L’Anse-au-Clair.

NOTE:
Icebergs are most often seen in June and July.

Breakfast Breakfast
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Day 5 L’Anse-au-Clair–L’Anse aux Meadows–St. Anthony

FERRY back to St. Barbe. Enter L’ANSE AUX MEADOWS NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE, the only known Viking settlement in North America and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Tour the reconstructed sod huts, learn how the Vikings lived, and see Norse artifacts dating back to 1000 AD.

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Day 6 St. Anthony–Rocky Harbour

This morning, travel along the Viking Trail, with a stop at ARCHES PROVINCIAL PARK to photograph the two large arches carved by the pounding sea. Then, board a ship for a scenic CRUISE on Bonne Bay. Relax as you take in views of Gros Morne Mountain, learn about the history of the small villages nested on the shores, and keep a lookout for whales and bald eagles. Tonight, enjoy a special Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite LOBSTER DINNER.

Breakfast Breakfast
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Day 7 Rocky Harbour–Grand Falls–Gander

Depart for Grand Falls-Windsor, with a stop at the SALMONID INTERPRETATION CENTRE, one of North America’s largest Atlantic salmon enhancement projects. This provides a great opportunity to see salmon migrating upstream (through underwater windows). On to Gander, once the international aviation crossroads of the world.

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Day 8 Gander–Twillingate–Terra Nova National Park–Port Blandford

Along the “Road to the Isles,” the local predilection for colorful language comes across with place names such as “Too Good Arm,” “Virgin Arm,” and “Crow Head.” On the way to Twillingate, visit the PRIME BERTH FISHING MUSEUM and see the Long Point Lighthouse. With luck, you might spot whales along the coast en route to TERRA NOVA NATIONAL PARK. Tonight, do as the locals do and enjoy a Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite traditional Newfoundland favorite—a JIGGS DINNER.

Breakfast Breakfast
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Day 9 Port Blandford. Excursion to Cape Bonavista

This morning, travel to historic Trinity, one of the oldest communities in North America, with its scenic harbor. Enjoy a guided Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite WALKING TOUR and hear stories that bring this picturesque village alive. Continue to Cape Bonavista to admire the beautiful cliffs and coastlines. In Bonavista, learn how modern North America began when John Cabot made landfall here in 1497. A visit to RYAN PREMISES NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE commemorates the prosperous fishing industry from the early 1500s to present day.

Breakfast Breakfast

Day 10 Port Blandford–Witless Bay Cruise–St. John’s

Rejoin the Trans-Canada Highway and travel to Witless Bay Islands, where whales and puffins abound. Board your boat for a narrated CRUISE around the three islands. Newfoundland has the largest concentration of humpback whales in the world, and is also known as the “Seabird Capital of North America,” with the largest Atlantic puffin sanctuary in North America. Continue to St. John’s, visiting CAPE SPEAR NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE en route, the most easterly point in North America.

Breakfast Breakfast

Day 11 St. John’s

Tour the oldest settlement in North America with a Local Guide. Visit SIGNAL HILL NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE, Cabot Tower, the Old Town, and the Basilica of St. John the Baptist. This afternoon is free to explore on your own. You may wish to visit The Rooms, where you can immerse yourself in the local culture through history, heritage, and artistic expression or spend time browsing the many boutiques and galleries of St. John’s. This evening, your Tour Director hosts a special farewell dinner that includes a traditional Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite SCREECH-IN ceremony. Wonderful conversation and cuisine make the perfect finale for your tour.

Breakfast Breakfast
DinnerDinner

Day 12 St. John’s

The tour ends this morning with guests departing on individual schedules. Airport transfers are provided.

Breakfast Breakfast

 Tour Director

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 Accommodations

Corner Brook
Plum Point
L'Anse Au Clair
St Anthony
Rocky Harbor
Gander
Port Blandford
St. John's

Corner Brook

Glynmill Inn

First-Class

1 B Cobb Lane
Corner Brook, NL Canada

Free Wifi

Tudor-style Country Inn situated on pleasant grounds with mill pond, 1 mile off TransCanada Highway.

Hotel Amenities

  • Currency Exchange
  • Parking/Valet
  • Fitness Room
  • Business Center
  • Elevator
  • Hot Tub
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant On-Site
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Dry Cleaning

Room Amenities

  • Disabled Access / Rooms
  • Non-smoking Rooms
  • Room Service
  • Desk
  • Complimentary Newspaper
  • Air Conditioning
  • Television
  • Phone
  • Cable/Satellite
  • Coffee Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Internet Access

Plum Point

Plum Point Motel

Best Available

1 Main Street
Plum Point, NF Canada

Free Wifi

This hotel offers comfortable lodging, a variety of services, and a friendly team who are dedicated to making your stay a pleasant one. Fishing, exploring and great adventures are just a short drive away.

Hotel Amenities

  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant On-Site
  • Gift Shop
  • Parking/Valet
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center
  • ATM

Room Amenities

  • Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Cable/Satellite
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Phone
  • Coffee Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Desk
  • Television

L'Anse Au Clair

Northern Light Inn

First-Class

PO Box 92,
L'Anse Au Clair, NL Canada

Free Wifi

Small Pleasant Inn situated in the center of town, overlooking the bay.

Hotel Amenities

  • Bar/Lounge
  • Ice Machine
  • Fitness Room
  • Restaurant On-Site
  • Gift Shop
  • Free WiFi
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Currency Exchange
  • ATM
  • Parking/Valet

Room Amenities

  • Internet Access
  • Phone
  • Disabled Access / Rooms
  • Non-smoking Rooms
  • Hair Dryer
  • Television
  • Room Service
  • Coffee Maker
  • Desk
  • Voicemail
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Air Conditioning
  • Cable/Satellite

St Anthony

Haven Inn

Best Available

14 Goose Cove Road
St. Anthony, NFLD Canada

Free Wifi

At the Haven Inn, guests experience a warm and inviting atmosphere.

Hotel Amenities

  • Restaurant On-Site
  • Free WiFi
  • ATM
  • Parking/Valet
  • Business Center

Room Amenities

  • Television
  • Cable/Satellite
  • Hair Dryer
  • Phone
  • Non-smoking Rooms
  • Room Service
  • Internet Access
  • Air Conditioning
  • Coffee Maker

Rocky Harbor

Ocean View Hotel

Moderate First-Class

38-42 Main Street
Rocky Harbor, NFLD Canada

Free Wifi

Offering waterfront rooms with a spectacular view, the Ocean View Hotel boasts a dining and nightlife experience like no other in the province.

Hotel Amenities

  • Restaurant On-Site
  • Parking/Valet
  • Free WiFi
  • Bar/Lounge

Room Amenities

  • Non-smoking Rooms
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Hair Dryer
  • Air Conditioning
  • Desk
  • Coffee Maker
  • Phone
  • Television
  • Cable/Satellite
  • Complimentary Toiletries
  • Internet Access

Gander

Sinbad's Hotel & Suites

First-Class

133 Bennett Drive
Gander, NL Canada

Free Wifi

Three-story Motor Inn located downtown, 1/2 mile from Gander Int'l Airport.

Hotel Amenities

  • Currency Exchange
  • Fitness Room
  • Concierge desk
  • Elevator
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Ice Machine
  • Gift Shop
  • Parking/Valet
  • Business Center
  • Restaurant On-Site
  • Free WiFi
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Luggage Storage

Room Amenities

  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Internet Access
  • Desk
  • Television
  • Room Service
  • Hair Dryer
  • Coffee Maker
  • Disabled Access / Rooms
  • Non-smoking Rooms
  • Cable/Satellite
  • Air Conditioning
  • Phone

Port Blandford

Terra Nova Golf Resort

5-9 Muddy Brook Rd.
Port Blandford, NL Canada

Free Wifi

Framed by beautiful landscapes and a pristine golf course, the Terra Nova Resort will meet your needs with comfortable rooms, friendly service, and a wealth of amenities. Whale watching, sea kayaking, hiking, professional theatre, and historical sites of Trinity and Bonavista are all nearby to add to your Newfoundland vacation.

Hotel Amenities

  • Parking/Valet
  • Concierge desk
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Room
  • Pool
  • Restaurant On-Site
  • Free WiFi

Room Amenities

  • Disabled Access / Rooms
  • Phone
  • Coffee Maker
  • Non-smoking Rooms
  • Room Service
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Voicemail
  • Climate Control
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Television

St. John's

Delta St. John's

120 New Gower Street
St. John's, NFLD Canada

Free Wifi

Delta St. John's Hotel enjoys and idyllic location in the heart of one of Newfoundland's most charming cities. Soft lighting, traditional yet modern furnishings, and home-like amenities make the Delta St. John's the perfect hotel to retreat to after a day of sightseeing.

Hotel Amenities

  • Elevator
  • Free WiFi
  • Business Center
  • Concierge desk
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Currency Exchange
  • Parking/Valet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Fitness Room
  • Restaurant On-Site

Room Amenities

  • Room Service
  • Climate Control
  • Disabled Access / Rooms
  • Cable/Satellite
  • Hair Dryer
  • Television
  • Coffee Maker
  • Internet Access
  • Phone
  • Air Conditioning
  • Non-smoking Rooms
  • Complimentary Newspaper

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