Wild Newfoundland Self Drive

Wild Newfoundland Self Drive

12

days

starting from US $2,775per person

Star Rating 5

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Road Trip To Canada’s Newfoundland

Discover Canada’s scenic maritime province Newfoundland on this 11-day trip. Travel through small towns steeped in history far from the bustle of big city life, and down roads with sweeping views of wave-battered headlands, steep cliffs, and tranquil beaches. Explore fjords bursting with marine life by boat, and watch massive icebergs on their yearly migration.

Trip at a glance

12 Days / 11 Nights

Arrive St. John’s 3 nights St. John’s 2 nights Trinity Optional 3 night Fogo Island Inn add-on 2 nights Twillingate 2 nights Gros Morne Park - Norris Point Optional 3 night St. Anthony & Quirpon Island add-on 2 nights in Gros Morne Park - Woody Point Depart Deer Lake

Wild Newfoundland Self Drive  – Map

Availability

MayJunJulAugSep

Places Visited

St. John’sTrinityFogo IslandTwillingateGros Morne National ParkSt. AnthonyQuirpon IslandWoody PointDeer Lake

Accommodation Style

InnLodge

Activity Level

Easy

What you'll love about this trip

Unique culture of Canada’s friendliest province

Seeing Newfoundland’s rugged coastline and icebergs

Staying at Fogo Island Inn, or on Quirpon Island

Cruising the Atlantic Ocean

Seeing whales and puffins

Exploring historic Viking remains

Staying at charming inns

Common Questions

Where am I staying on this trip?

You'll be staying at various local three to five star hotels or lodges along your route, some of which are very iconic properties with great locations, views and history. All our accommodations are carefully selected by our Canadian Insiders. We'll make sure that wherever you stay, you get the best value and comfort based on the seasonal availability.

What is included in the price?

Typically we include and pre-book all your main trip components so you don't have to worry about your connections, places to stay, or activities on your trip. You'll receive a complete travel package with detailed documentation and our Canadian Insiders remain at your disposal before and during your trip to answer your questions.

Can I customize this trip?

Your trip can be as rich as you'd like, and completely arranged around your interests and needs. The greatest benefit of working with us is our local knowledge. You can request your personalized trip plan to decide what you'd like to see and do.

If your trip is a special occasion, we'll make sure it is unforgettable. Or if you're traveling with a group, we'll take care of the logistics so you can share time together stress-free.

What are the best ways to travel around Canada?

Canada has a network of spectacular roadways, train routes, ferry crossings, and float planes. We can arrange for you to travel by car or to sit back and relax.

Is it safe to drive in Canada?

New visitors will drive with ease because of the wide and well maintained roadways. We'll ensure your trip includes the most spectacular and safest routes throughout your trip.

When is the best time to see wildlife?

That depends on the destination and type. As a rule, the main feeding and migration seasons are best for wildlife experiences. Tell us which animals interest you and we'll make your trip coincide with the best viewing season.

Is this an escorted tour?

With the exception of our guided wildlife trips, our vacations are not typically 'escorted.' We combine the best of both worlds – the reassurance of seamless connections, customer service support, and scheduled activities, plus the freedom of 'independent' travel. You are not tied into a specific group, or a rigid daily itinerary. This allows us to personalize your trip to suit your occasion, interests, and timeframe.

Will it be cold when I visit Canada in summer?

The temperature varies from mild to hot, depending on location. Northern Canada will range between 50°F to 64°F (10°C – 18°C) in summer. The interior of BC, prairies, Ontario and Quebec can reach temperatures around 95°F (35°C). Canada's west coast, mountain regions, and Maritimes enjoy milder summer temperatures. They range on average from 59°F to 77°F (15°C – 25°C).

How much does my trip cost?

All our trips can be customized to fit your schedule and budget. The price depends on travel season, train service, hotel level, and the sightseeing tours you choose. Request your personalized trip plan which will provide you with a detailed cost estimate.

This trip in pictures

A couple take stroll along the cliffs in Newfoundland
Twillingate lighthouse in Newfoundland
A couple look at an impressive iceberg
A couple sit on the rocks above a fjord in Gros Morne National Park in Newfoundland
A woman takes a coastal walk in Newfoundland
A viking loghouse at L'Anse Aux Meadows
People enjoying a lobster boil on a beach in Newfoundland

Accommodations

Below you'll find examples of this trip's accommodations. Please call us for the full list and to personalize your experience.

Fisher’s Loft Inn - View of Fishers Loft Inn

Fisher’s Loft Inn

An example of our Inn accommodations

Nestled amid the hills on a winding, quiet back lane, Fishers' Loft is a 4½ star inn, overlooking the old fishing and boat-building harbour of Ship Cove. A picturesque fishing port in Port Rexton, the inn is in the perfect spot to enjoy nearby Skerwink Trail, Trinity Bay or head to Terra Nova National Park and Golf Course.

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Sample Itinerary

Think of this itinerary as just a starting point. Our experienced Canadian Insiders will create a personalized experience for you that matches your schedule, travel style and budget.

Day 1 – Newfoundland Adventure Begins – Arrive in St. John’s
Upon arrival in St. John’s, pick up your rental car at the airport. After settling in, get out and explore the oldest city in North America. This historical, waterfront city sits on the steep slopes of a snug and sheltered harbour, with brightly coloured row-houses lining the hilly streets. It is home to artists, Celtic musicians, unique eateries, and has the welcoming, small-town feel that for which Newfoundland is famous.

Overnight in St. John’s.

Day 2 – Explore Historic St. John’s
You have an exciting day ahead! Explore the best of St John’s from history to its culinary delights. You have the following experience included to help orient you to this exciting city.

• Included: St. John’s Sightseeing Tour 
Join a local tour guide and small group, on a 3-hour historic tour of St. John’s and Cape Spear. The city will come alive as you discover Newfoundland’s culture, history, music, and language. This is a perfect overview to start your trip!
Activity rating: Easy

Insider tip: We recommend visiting The Rooms, Newfoundland and Labrador’s largest public cultural space. Immerse yourself in Newfie culture with rotating exhibits, events and exceptional dining!

Overnight in St. John’s.

Day 3 – Bay Bulls and the Southern Avalon Coast 
Travel south along the Avalon Peninsula, to explore the beautifully rugged and wild coastline. See countless natural wonders comprised of stunning cliffs, sea caves, and waterfalls. Keep your eyes open for puffins, humpback and minke whales. 

We’ve included a choice of 1 of the following 
2 options today:

• Option 1: Whale and Puffin Boat Tour 
Join a boat tour into Witless Bay, led by a senior naturalist guide. Get up close to whales, icebergs, and to marvel at the beauty of the coastline.
Activity rating: Easy

• Option 2: Private Half Day Sea Kayaking (additional cost)
Join an expert guide to explore Bay Bull’s hidden gems at your own pace. Get up close to wildlife and take your time to admire the beautiful scenery. No experience necessary, and all equipment is provided.
Activity rating: Moderate–Challenging

• Optional Add-on: 
Ferryland Lighthouse Picnic (additional cost)
If you would like a true taste of the Avalon Peninsula, ask your Vacation Advisor about the Ferryland Lighthouse. Experience an award-winning homemade picnic at beautiful Ferryland Head and enjoy a serene 30-minute walk along a natural isthmus, surrounded by the sea.
Activity rating: Moderate 

Insider tip: Prime whale watching season is mid-June to mid-August. Whales may be spotted after this time, however, it would be a bonus. Keep your eyes peeled!

Overnight in St. John’s.

Day 4 – St. John’s to Trinity
Depart St. John’s along the scenic Conception Bay coastal drive – on a clear day you will be able to see the still active Bell Island Lighthouse. Continue to the charming town of Brigus – once the residence of the world famous northern explorer Captain Bob Bartlett. Continue north and then east to the Bonavista Peninsula and onto the cultural capital of Newfoundland – Trinity. Trinity is renowned for its unique historical architecture including the Ryan Store, Hiscock House and the Blacksmith Museum.

Feature Dinner in Trinity
Enjoy a 3-course set menu described as “casual fine-dining” prepared by local chefs using only the freshest local ingredients and seafood. As more than just a place to eat, experience a uniquely Newfoundland atmosphere with relaxed and friendly service.

Overnight in Trinity.

Day 5 – Explore Trinity and the Bonavista Peninsula
“O buono vista!” or “Oh happy sight!” were the first words from Italian explorer John Cabot as he discovered North America in 1497, arriving in the area that would become the town of Bonavista. Get out and enjoy the magnificent beauty and history of this area today.

Today you have the choice of 1 of the following 
2 options:

• Option 1: 
Zodiac Whale Watching
Be amazed as you watch whales feed, play and migrate through the Bonavista Peninsula. See fin, humpback, sperm, minke, and pilot whales and, although rare, orcas too. You may also see various species of dolphins and porpoises, eagles and offshore sea birds including puffins and northern gannets.
Activity rating: Moderate

• Option 2: Historic Interpretive Boat Tour
Today you’ll travel back in time, as you head out with a local skipper whose family have fished these waters for generations. You’ll explore enchanted and long-deserted fishing communities plus beautifully remote scenery, as your skipper explains the struggle of these villages to survive through time. Choose to return by boat, or hike back over the highlands, alongside tumbling streams, to New Bonaventure.
Activity rating: Easy (return by boat) or Challenging (return by hike)

For the remainder of the day, you may like to independently hike one of Bonavista’s scenic trails – we recommend the Skerwink. Or visit one of the closest land viewing sites for the Atlantic Puffin in North America. Keep your camera ready for puffin, seabirds, whales, bergs, caves and arches. Finally, visit the filming locations of The Shipping News or Random Passage and imagine yourself on set.

Insider tip: The town of Trinity offers unique evening entertainment and a look into Newfoundland culture with locally produced theatre. Ask your Vacation Advisor about arranging this unforgettable experience.

Overnight in Trinity.

Day 6 – Trinity to Twillingate
Depart Trinity and spend the remainder of the day meandering your way to Twillingate, along winding, coastal roads Explore Terra Nova National Park – a classic Newfoundland landscape of sheltered bays, rugged ocean coastline and rolling forested hills. Finally, arrive at the quaint fishing village of Twillingate and the 1876 Long Point Lighthouse – still active today.

Insider tip: Before departing for Twillingate, spend your morning with a local historian, as you walk the lanes of Trinity and discover its 500 years of history. Ask your Vacation Advisor for more details.

Overnight in Twillingate.

• Suggested Fogo Island Add-On: 
Before visiting Twillingate, add-on a stay at the incredible Fogo Island Inn. Situated on a gorgeous rocky shoreline where slabs of granite meet the moody North Atlantic, the luxurious Fogo Island Inn is an innovative community project, with 100% of profits being reinvested in the local economy. The Inn features 29 rooms with panoramic ocean views, hand-crafted furniture and quilts, locally inspired cuisine, rooftop hot tubs, saunas, and a publicly accessible art gallery, library and cinema. The island’s still-wild world has caribou to track, hills of berries to forage, nature trails to explore, and countless birds and sea life to behold.

Day 7 – Explore Twillingate
Relish the opportunity to explore Twillingate, which embodies the quintessential Newfoundland out-port character – stunningly-rugged coastline, historical, picturesque streets, and lush countryside roads.

• Included: 
Nature and Iceberg Cruise
If you haven’t already spotted an Iceberg, you may be in luck today! Head out on a boat tour to marvel at these sparkling, 12,000-year-old giants as they float on their epic journey from Greenland. Even once prime Iceberg season is over, you’ll still enjoy seeing beautiful coastal scenery and a range of marine wildlife from whales and dolphins to seabirds. Peak iceberg watching runs from early June to early July.
Activity rating: Easy

Insider tip: It’s no secret that the people of Newfoundland are talented musicians and gracious hosts. Ask your Vacation Advisor about arranging an evening of fantastic music, comedic skits, and delicious Newfoundland cuisine while in Twillingate.

Overnight in Twillingate.

Day 8 – Drive to Norris Point – Gros Morne National Park
Leave behind the Central Region of Newfoundland and head west through a vast expanse of lush forest and contrasting scenery. Drive north along the Viking Trail to Gros Morne National Park – designated an UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1987 for its impressive geological features. 

• Optional add-on: Gros Morne Tasting Tour with Wine Pairings (additional cost)
Sample the top 4 restaurants in Gros Morne, and meet the owners of the establishments. Enjoy the freshest local seafood plus wine pairings. Cultural discovery and evening entertainment are also highlights.
Activity rating: Easy

Day 9 – Explore Gros Morne National Park
Exploring Gros Morne National Park should be a highlight of your adventure here in Newfoundland. Included is an adventure that will provide plenty of photographic opportunities.

• Included: Western Brook Pond Tour 
Included today is a spectacular Western Brook Pond Fjord Boat Tour – the only way, other than by helicopter to see the spectacular Western Brook Gorge. Enjoy a 45-minute boardwalk stroll to the dock before enjoying a leisurely cruise into the gorge – be humbled by nature as you see the dramatic ravine-like sides of this inland fjord tower over 600 metres above you. The water here is some of the purest in the world.
Activity rating: Moderate

Insider tip:
If you haven’t had a chance to hear live music in Newfoundland, this is the time. Let your Vacation Advisor arrange an evening of entertainment that will have you jigging the night away!

Overnight in Norris Point.

Day 10 – Discover Gros Morne
A short hour-long drive brings you to Woody Point today. Although just across the bay from Norris Point, you’ll find the scenery very different. Get out to explore nature hikes such as the dramatic Tablelands or spectacular Green Gardens, visit the Parks Canada Discovery Centre or simply enjoy the relaxing small-town atmosphere of this seaside town and its historic buildings.

Overnight in Woody Point.

• Suggested St. Anthony & Quirpon Lighthouse Inn Add-On: 
Ask your Fresh Tracks Canada Vacation Advisor about arranging additional days to drive north along the Viking Trail to visit St. Anthony and the Quirpon Lighthouse Inn. On the way, explore L’Anse Aux Meadows UNESCO site, showcasing mysterious Viking remains. On Quirpon Island, you will stay in a refurbished light-keeper’s residence, on the northernmost tip of the Great Northern Peninsula. In season Quirpon Island is one of Newfoundland’s best locations for iceberg viewing as they drift the Labrador Current on their journey south. The waters here are a rich feeding ground, meaning excellent whale viewing. Expect to see minke and humpback whales in season, as well as orca and right whales.

Day 11 – Guided Gros Morne Adventure
Continue to explore Gros Morne today by choosing 1 of the following 2 options:

• Option 1: Gros Morne Privately Guided Hike
With just a guide head out for a full day of adventure. This experience is perfect for those seeking local knowledge of plants, animals, or geology – your guide will be an experienced wilderness leader, with a wealth of knowledge. Hiking destinations vary: including a 9-hour hike along the earth’s inner mantle on the Tablelands or an easier 4-hour hike to the coastal wonder, Green Gardens. Ask you Vacation Advisor to help pick the ideal hike for you. A picnic lunch is included.
Activity rating: Moderate
Challenging

• Option 2: Full Day Cultural Explorer
On this full day experience, explore a specific community in the park and dig deeper to unravel life in a small, Newfoundland community. Each day trip features a scenic trail, lunch at a local hot spot, and an artist studio visit along with demonstration. Featured communities are Norris Point/Rocky Harbour, Woody Point, Trout River and Cow Head. Includes transportation, lunch, snacks, guided walk and artist demonstration.
Activity rating: Easy

Overnight in Woody Point.

Day 12 – Vacation Ends – Gros Morne to Deer Lake
Say goodbye to the awe-inspiring island you’ve gotten to know so well. Depart Woody Point and drive for an hour to Deer Lake airport where you will drop off your rental car.

What Clients Say

We were both pleased with all the side trips you had scheduled for us

We were both pleased with all the side trips you had scheduled for us

Star Rating 5

My favorite part of the trip was seeing so many puffins. My husbands was the Viking Village. We were both pleased with all the side trips you had scheduled for us.

Get your personalized trip plan organized and arranged for you

Get your personalized itinerary
  • Get a trip that covers everything you want to see.
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  • Have someone local who knows the area to suggest trains, hotels, dining, sightseeing, etc.
or call us directly toll-free
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What's Included In Our Prices

These are the places and experiences to look forward to on this trip.

Accommodations:
• Accommodation for 11 nights in historic hotels and inns

St. John’s Experiences:
• St. John’s Sightseeing Tour

Southern Avalon Experiences:
Choose 1 of 2:
1. Whale and Puffin Boat Tour
2. Private Half Day Sea Kayaking (additional cost)
Optional Add-on:
• Ferryland Lighthouse Picnic (Wed–Sun, additional cost)

Trinity Experiences:
Choose 1 of 2:
1. Zodiac Whale Watching
2. Historic Interpretive Boat Tour

Twillingate Experience:
• Nature and Iceberg Cruise

Gros Morne Experiences:
• Western Brook Pond Tour
Plus – Choose 1 of 2:
1. Gros Morne Privately Guided Hike
2. Full Day Cultural Explorer Tour
Optional Add-on:
• Gros Morne Tasting Tour with Wine Pairings (Tue, Thu, Sat, additional cost)

Meal Inclusions:
• Feature Dinner in Trinity
• Most breakfasts at your accommodation (varies by location)

Transportation Inclusions:
• Intermediate car rental including: Loss Damage Waiver (LDW) on car rental, airport surcharges, Unlimited Kilometres, Third Party Liability Insurance Coverage (up to $1 million), fee for 1 additional driver, and vehicle licensing fee

Other Inclusions:
• National Parks Pass (valid for National Parks, National Marine Conservation Areas and National Historic Sites)
• Digital Travel Documents
• Fresh Tracks Canada customer service – from the time you book, you are assigned your own personal Vacation Coordinator whom you can reach out to with any questions or requests.

Optional Fogo Island Inn Add-on:
• 3 nights at the Fogo Island Inn
• Full Meal Plan
• Welcome Island Orientation
• Additional car rental time

Optional Quirpon Island & St. Anthony Add-on:
• 1 night of accommodation in St. Anthony 
• 2 nights accommodation in a restored lighthouse inn 
• Admission to Norstead Viking Village
• Visit to L’Anse aux Meadows
• Boat transfers to and from the island,
• All meals at the Quirpon Island Inn
• Day tour while on the island
• Additional car rental time

Important Schedule and Trip Notes:
• All tours and activities are subject to availability.
• St. John’s Sightseeing Tour runs from June 1.
• Ferryland Lighthouse picnic runs from June 1, Wednesday to Sunday.
• Trinity Historic Walking Tour starts running on July 1, Mondays to Saturdays.
• Trinity Plays, Pageants, and Dinner Theatre are available from June to September, showtimes vary.
• Twillingate Iceberg Tour runs until September 15. Peak iceberg watching runs from early June to early July, outside of iceberg season this tour is focus on nature viewing.
• Twillingate Dinner Theatre runs from late May to late September, Mondays to Saturdays.
• Gros Morne Tasting Tour is available from June to September, Tuesday, Thursdays, and Saturdays.
• Gros Morne Live Music runs from June to mid-September, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
• Gros Morne Guided Hike runs from June 1. Hiking destination availability varies.
• Full Day Cultural Explorer Tour runs from June 15 to end of September. Destination availability varies.
• Norstead Village is open from June 1 until September 30.
• Quirpon Lighthouse is open until September 20.


Not Included
• Meals, other than those mentioned
• Gratuities
• Airfare (but please don’t hesitate to ask for help)
• Fuel and refueling fees, Personal Accident Insurance (PAI), Personal Effects Coverage (PEC), One way drop fee for car rental ($250 payable at counter) from St. John’s to Deer Lake, LDW deductible of up to $500 depending on car type, Fee for drivers under the age of 25
• Trip Cancellation and Travel Medical Insurance (ask for a quote!)
• Canadian Taxes

Ideas to customize this trip

Think of this trip as just a starting point. These are some of the experiences you can add-on to personalize your trip.

• For those who are feeling adventurous, ask about including things such as sea kayaking, day hikes in Gros Morne Park or the East Coast trail
• Add a stay on Quirpon Island, for a once in a lifetime Newfoundland experience
• Combine this trip with our Charming Inns of Nova Scotia self drive adventure
• Add on a few nights in St. Anthony and explore L’Anse Aux Meadows National Historic Site
• Add on a boat ride to Nova Scotia and keep exploring Canada!

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Get your personalized itinerary
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  • Have someone local who knows the area to suggest trains, hotels, dining, sightseeing, etc.
or call us directly toll-free
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Trip Start Dates

2019 Trip Start Dates
Daily from May 31 to September 13

Note:
Some activities run on certain days, or at certain times during the season

Pricing For This Trip

Our prices vary by departure date, hotel class, train service and degree of personalization. Please speak with one of our Canadian Insiders to get your personalized quote, or hit the button below.

Wild Newfoundland Self Drive Vacation
from US $2,775 to US $3,078 per person

On our Self Drive Adventures, you'll enjoy hand picked accommodations, unique Canadian experiences with our favorite guides, car rental, a custom documentation package and our ongoing customer service as you travel. These prices and itineraries are just a guide - our team of friendly Canadian experts are standing by to personalize your ideal vacation.

Get your personalized trip plan organized and arranged for you

Get your personalized itinerary
  • Get a trip that covers everything you want to see.
  • Know which places to go and which areas are best during certain times of the year.
  • Have someone local who knows the area to suggest trains, hotels, dining, sightseeing, etc.
or call us directly toll-free
1 877 395 5771

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  • We are experts in creating personalized itineraries.
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  • We're based in Vancouver with first-hand ‘insider’ knowledge of Canada.
  • Over the past 20 years, we have personalized more than 15,000 Canadian vacations.

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Get your personalized trip plan organized and arranged for you

Get your personalized itinerary
  • Get a trip that covers everything you want to see.
  • Know which places to go and which areas are best during certain times of the year.
  • Have someone local who knows the area to suggest trains, hotels, dining, sightseeing, etc.
or call us directly toll-free
1 877 395 5771

Customer Reviews & Testimonials

We were both pleased with all the side trips you had scheduled for us

Star Rating 5
August 16, 2017

My favorite part of the trip was seeing so many puffins. My husbands was the Viking Village. We were both pleased with all the side trips you had scheduled for us.

We loved the east coast

Star Rating 4
July 12, 2017

We loved the east coast, especially St. John's. It was a fun area. The Ferry Lighthouse picnic was wonderful. We could have used an extra day in this area. We also loved Trinity, the Artisan Inn was wonderful. The Rugged Beauty... read more Boat tour was a highlight of the trip and it was nice to have the time in this area.

This was a great way to see Newfoundland

Star Rating 5
July 3, 2017

This was a great way to see Newfoundland. Small villages like Trinity and Greenspond were an eyeopener on how things were and are.

The service provided was first class

Star Rating 5
July 1, 2017

Seeing all the icebergs and the ice packed sea at Fogo Island was awesome. Everyone we met was very friendly and helpful. They are all very hard working people and some of the nicest people we have met. The staff at Fogo Island... read more Inn were incredible. We had a health issue and the were very accommodating. It was also a thrill to be seated next to David Letterman and his family at dinner! Overall the service provided was first class. Seeing the various fishing towns was very memorable...like stepping back in time. It was also a thrill to see the puffins, cariboo and moose.

The whole trip was very enjoyable

Star Rating 5
October 5, 2016

The whole trip was very enjoyable. The additional tours that were arranged were mostly exceptional. Fresh Tracks were, and continue to be, very helpful. Our experience was excellent.

It was a fabulous experience from start to finish

Star Rating 5
September 28, 2016

It was a fabulous experience from start to finish. There was never a question about our reservations when we turned over our vouchers which was very reassuring. The accommodations were first class and we felt confident each time... read more we checked into a hotel that we would be happy with our room. The activities that were included were very worthwhile and we enjoyed them.

One of our best trips ever

Star Rating 5
August 26, 2016

Our trip was a delightful and varied experience. From the luxury of Fogo, to the great geology and hiking at Gros Morne. The people we met were just great. There were excellent learning opportunities, including a top notch exhibit... read more at The Rooms in St. Johns on the role of Newfoundland in WW1. One of our best trips ever.

Thanks for arranging everything

Star Rating 5
July 24, 2016

All I can say is WOW! Newfoundland was like Maine on steroids. Overall a great itinerary. Thanks for arranging everything, I got to fulfill my lifelong dream of visiting L'Anse-aux-Meadows. Thanks again and cheers.

Thank you for a fabulous trip

Star Rating 5
July 5, 2008

My husband and I wanted to go somewhere different, somewhere natural and unspoilt, where we could explore and journey and not be constantly fed the commercial fare of the standard tourist locations. We found the perfect venue for... read more our travels. Newfoundland is beautiful and very natural. A visit to this part of Canada is bound to be an adventure. If you yearn for open space, clean, fresh air, a rugged landscape and the opportunity to experience life as it is lived in isolated communities that are steeped in history, this is the place! This is a very special place and one we will never forget. In short, if you like Fresh Tracks adventures you will like Newfoundland. Don't just take my word for it, get out there and experience it for yourself. And thank you Fresh Tracks for a fabulous trip!

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Book your trip between June 3 – 20 and you’ll receive double the credit – up to $1,000 per couple in travel credits!

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So what can the extra travel credits get you? Here are a few ideas:

These are just a few ideas – but many more options are available. Call or email the Fresh Tracks Canada team to personalize your perfect Canadian vacation! But hurry – space for 2019 travel is filling up very quickly. This offer is only available until midnight on June 30, 2019. Contact us to book your trip now!

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