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Newfoundland’s Iceberg Alley Self Drive

Reference WW52674
6 nights from
£1,339 pp
May - October 2020
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What's Included

Return flights from Glasgow
6 nights hotel accommodation
Intermediate Car Hire
Whale watching boat cruise
Iceberg watch boat cruise
Historic Sites admission to : Cape Spear Lighthouse, Terra Nova National Park, Castle Hill

Overview

Explore the incredible 'Iceberg Alley' on this Newfoundland fly-drive. Be amazed by the scenery, enjoy a boat tour to see whales and the Atlantic Puffins, be one with nature as you travel through Tera Nova National Park.

Itinerary

Upon arrival into Halifax Airport, make your way via an indoor pedestrian walkway to the Alt Hotel where you will stay the night. Overnight: Halifax Airport

Arrive in St. John’s and pick up your rental vehicle. You may have a late arrival so the rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight: St. John’s

Drive to Bay Bulls to take a boat excursion to see Whales and the Atlantic Puffin - if you are lucky you may even spot an iceberg. Along the way explore the little villages that dot the coastline. After your whale watching excursion you may want to continue to Cape St. Mary’s Ecological reserve. The reserve is settled by thousands of sea birds nestled along the rocky shores edge. Overnight: St. John’s

Today embark on your journey to Bonavista Peninsula. When arriving in Bonavista visit the Ryan Premises National Historic Site, a 19th century replica fish processing factory. In this small village you will also find the red and white stripped Bonavista Lighthouse, and the Matthew Legacy, a replica of John Cabot’s ship which voyaged across the Atlantic to discover land in 1497.  Overnight: Trinity

Explore the enchanting village of Trinity with its restored white and pastel coloured clapboard houses. Set along a dramatic coastline you will discover a sense of Newfoundland’s history and nature. Join the Trinity Pageant, a walking theatre that meanders through the village enticing viewers to live the history of the area. Overnight: Trinity

Enroute to Twillingate, pass through Terra Nova National Park. If you feel the need to commune with nature, a stop will introduce you to coniferous forests, ponds, and a plethora of walking trails. Continue towards Twillingate. In Boyd’s Cove make another stop at the Beothuk Interpretive Centre and visit an ancient Beothuk village discovered by archaeologists in the 1980s. Arrive in Twillingate then grab your camera and head out on the ocean with the afternoon Iceberg Watch boat tour, where you will have an opportunity to see icebergs, whales, sunsets and many other spectacular views that the beautiful island of Twillingate has to offer. Overnight: Twillingate

Today drive the short distance to Gander International Airport where you’re Newfoundland discovery ends.