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Join us as we tour Newfoundland

  14 days Saturday July 25 - Friday August 7, 2020 

Fly into St John's, tour Newfoundland from the east coast to west,
 and fly back to Alberta from Deer Lake

Saturday July 25

We depart Red Deer to start our Newfoundland adventures heading to the Calgary airport for an 11:30am flight.  We will have a layover in Toronto approximately 2 hours then continue on to St. John’s.  Expected arrival time 12:30am
Accommodations the next 5 nights at: Sheraton Hotel in St. John's 709-722-6636

Sunday July 26

 Our day will be spent exploring St John's, the capital of Newfoundland and Labrador.  A guided city tour will fill our day with stops at Signal Hill, Quidi Vidi, and Cape Spear.  With a day filled full of many sights including the oldest surviving lighthouse in Newfoundland and Labrador its sure to be a scenic day.

Monday July 27

Enjoy the community of Brigus on Conception Bay, and visit Hawthorne Cottage, home of Captain Bob Bartlett, enjoy a short walk to the Brigus tunnel, take a visit Ye Olde Stone Barn museum. Our next stop is Cupids Legacy Centre, the Birthplace of English Canada. Take a picture of Amelia Earhardt's statue in Harbour Grace


Tuesday July 28

It's a full day today as we explore the Irish Loop travelling along the southeastern part of Avalon Peninsula. A break from travel with a Puffin and Whale watch boat tour, and a visit to Ferryland Visitor Centre, known as the best preserved early English colonial site in North America.  A group supper tonight in Trepassey to share your pictures with everyone.    

Wednesday July 29

We start our day at the Johnson Geo Centre and our tour will include the Titanic gallery.  The luxury steamer met its tragic demise just 350 miles from the Johnson GEO Centre, hitting one of the hulking icebergs that continue to visit the coast today.  Our afternoon will declare you an honorary Newfoundlander as we partake in the Screech-In ceremony before having the afternoon to explore on your own.

Thursday July 30

We travel from St John's to Clarenville today, stopping at the Cable Station in Heart's Content, the first permanent telegraph cable connecting Europe and North America.  We will have a guided tour here and plenty of picture taking opportunities.  After our group lunch we will sit back and enjoy the scenery arriving in Clarenville for the night.
Accommodations at:   The Clarenville Inn 877-466-7911

Friday July 31
It's the Discovery Trail today, including Trinity, and Cape Bonavista. For generations mariners along this coast used the light at Cape Bonavista as their only connection to land while out on the dark sea.  A prime location to spot whales, icebergs and puffins.   We arrive in the welcoming town of Gander for the next two nights.
Accommodations at:   The Comfort Inn 709-256-3535

Saturday August 1

An exciting day travelling the Road to the Isles.  Our first visit will be the Beothuk Interpretive Centre,...imagine... a now-extinct people with a unique language and culture, thriving on the rich resources of the land and sea.
then lunch and a show at Twillingate Dinner Theatre.  The afternoon is full as we visit Isles Wooden Boat Builder museum, St Peter's Anglican Church, and Twillingate Museum. Before our group supper we will stop at the Auk Island winery to taste their unique wine made from Newfoundland berries and fruits and some specialty wines using iceberg water.

Sunday August 2

Our day starts with a guided tour of Gander airport to learn how this amazing town housed 7000 people during 9/11. After time at the North Atlantic Aviation museum and the Salmonid Interpretive Centre we make our way to Deer Lake. Our guides give you a look at the life of an Atlantic Salmon..quite different than our Pacific variety.
Accommodations at: The Holiday Inn express  709-635-3232

Monday August 3

A day to relax as we make a short tour to Corner Brook area.  Stopping at the Marble Mountain ski resort you can take your picture with Newfoundland and Labradors Heritage tree.  Another picture taking opportunity as we journey to Captain James Cook Historical site. You will have some time in Corner Brook on your own for lunch before driving out to the south shore to Bottle Cove.

Tuesday August 4

It's the Viking Trail today, and a guided tour at the Viking Centre in St. Lunaire, the most northerly tip of the island of Newfoundland.  Travel back in time to where the Vikings once stood. This national site is the only authentical Norse site in North America.  Try your hand at blacksmithing or weaving and talk to characters who will bring the Viking history to life. We arrive at St. Anthony’s situated on the northern reaches of the Great Northern Peninsula where we will stay for the next two nights.
Accommodations at:   The Hotel North  709-454-3300

Wednesday August 5
Explore St Anthony, learn the roll Sir Wilfred Thomason Grenfell, a medical missionary played in the history of Newfoundland.  We will take a walk in the footsteps of Grenfell’s beloved home & surroundings. A boat cruise this afternoon and hopefully icebergs will be
in abundance. Enjoy a fun evening with a Viking Feast.

Thursday August 6

Today we will travel back to Deer Lake enjoying the drive and take any last minute scenic pictures.  Our Farewell supper tonight, sharing all our adventures and reminiscing the days gone by. After an evening farewell dinner together it's off to bed...early flight home tomorrow
Accommodations at:   The Holiday Inn express  709-635-3232

Friday August 7

Our flight departs Deer Lake at 6:30am, stopping in Toronto, arriving back in Calgary at 12:13pm

$4,855.00 per person (double occupancy)

$6000.00 per person (single occupancy)

$250.00 non-refundable deposit required at time of booking
This deposit will be applied to the total amount due upon final payment

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$150 per person discount if booked and paid in full by May 1, 2020

Includes: Return flight Calgary to Newfoundland; Accommodations, Guided city tour of St. John’s; Admission to Signal Hill; Quidi Vidi Village; Cape Spear; Ferryland Visitor Centre; Cupids Legacy Centre and Plantation; Johnsons GEO Centre; Heart’s Content Cable Station; Trinity, Cape Bonavista; Beothuk Interpretive Centre; Isles Wooden Boat Museum; Twillingate Museum; North Atlantic Aviation Museum; Gatheralls Puffin & Whale Watch tour; Salmonid Interpretive Centre; L’Anse Aux Meadows Centre; Grenfell Centre; Viking Feast; Twillingate Dinner Theatre; Iceberg Boat tour; Screeching in ceremony
Daily Breakfast (some continental), 7 lunches, 5 suppers

Departs from Red Deer at the parking lot south of Denny's at 7:30AM

Frontier Bus Lines Ltd. Reserves the right to cancel any trip with less than 25 persons.  We reserve the right to make any changes in plans which may be necessary due to local conditions, or which may add to the comfort and well-being of the group.