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Newfoundland Active Escape

 
6 days from $1900

Crashing waves, rugged wilderness and a Viking legacy: Newfoundland’s not just off the beaten track, it’s practically another world. Prepare yourself for the rugged beauty of Gros Morne National Park and fantastic wildlife along the way. But you'll also enjoy the luxury of comfortable hotels each and every night. Get ready to kayak at the feet of the Table Mountains and hike past ancient cultures on the Viking Trail and wild mountains on the way to the Baker River chutes. There may not be many people in this part of Newfoundland, but you’re guaranteed to meet out of this world scenery at every turn.

Gros Morne National Park

    Hike the Trout River Trail in the Table Mountains

     

    Go moose-watching

    Hike the Viking Trail

    Visit L’Anse aux Meadows and learn about the first settlers

    Climb to the top of Gros Morne

    Services of a Chief Experience Officer throughout

Day 1 – Deer Lake / Rocky Harbor
Your vacation begins in Deer Lake, where you’ll meet your traveling companions and journey to Gros Morne National Park, renowned for its peculiar rock formations which attest to the strong changes in sea level caused by glacial temperatures, forceful winds and rains, continent collisions, earthquakes and volcanic activities that occurred millions of years ago. Hike to the Baker River chutes, a series of three cascades of which the last one is the Park’s largest and most spectacular. Continue on to Green Point on a trail that cuts through a thick forest of tuckamore trees. Head to Rocky Harbour for your overnight. (B, L)

Day 2 – Rocky Harbour
Hike the Trout River Trail in the Table Mountains before an afternoon of sea kayaking. End the day with happy hour on the beach. (B, L)

Day 3 – Saint Anthony/L'Anse aux Meadows
Early this morning, head out to the moose observation point. Chances are good you’ll spot one as Newfoundland has an incredible moose population. After breakfast at the hotel, hit the open road to Postolet Bay, where there will be a stop for a picnic lunch. Later, visit Port au Choix and the Paleoeskimau Museum, then hike the Viking Trail. From May to mid-June you can see icebergs flowing from Greenland into the Atlantic. (B, L)

Day 4 – Saint Anthony / L'Anse aux Meadows

A thousand years ago, Vikings set foot at L’Anse aux Meadows on Newfoundland’s northern peninsula. Today see the discoveries a group of archeologists made in the 1960’s and the history they were able to piece together focusing on the first North American immigrants. Among some of the findings made were traces of entire villages made of grass huts. Following your visit to this fascinating site, enjoy a boat ride among icebergs and whales, returning to Saint Anthony for overnight. (B, L)

Day 5 – Saint Anthony / Rocky Harbour
Depart Saint Anthony and head back to Gros Morne to explore the Westernbrook pond fjords, Newfoundland’s most admired fjord. Its cliffs climb 650 meters high while its rivers run 165 meters deep. A short hike brings you into the interior fjord where you’ll board a boat for a tour on the pond. End the day with a return to Rocky Harbour. (B, L)

Day 6 – Gros Morne / Deer Lake
Today hike up Gros Morne, Newfoundland’s second-highest peak after Mount Lewis.The hike will take you through different natural environments. The view from the peak will be breathtaking! Return to Deer Lake later today, where you vacation comes to a close. (B, L)


Departure Date Twin Single Triple
7/10/12 $1900 $2698  
7/22/12 $1900 $2698  
7/29/12 $1900 $2698  
8/5/12 $1900 $2698  
8/12/12 $1900 $2698  

Additional Information

Prices are land, only per person. Small group experience: Max 13; average 10 people.