Expedition Cruise

Newfoundland Circumnavigation

Itineraries

Overview

Explore Newfoundland at its most authentic: by sea! Daily excursions explore the island’s hidden treasures. Our engaging local guides will have you wanting to stay.

Canada’s newest province is unlike anywhere else on Earth. Hiking is excellent. Photography, superb. Wildlife and scenery, striking. And the hospitality, sublime.

Join our expedition team of musicians, artists, naturalists, scientists, and scholars. Every day is an adventure ashore, and every night is a potential “kitchen party” aboard!

Newfoundland Circumnavigation Map 2021

Newfoundland Circumnavigation 2021 expedition map.

Highlights

  • Newfoundland Hospitality 01

    Experience Newfoundland hospitality all around the island

    Newfoundland is famous for fishing music, poetry, storytelling, folk art—and amazingly welcoming people. At every stop along the way, local people share their own special relationship with their island home.

    • Travel with experienced Newfoundland staff who delight in telling their stories
    • Enjoy authentic Newfoundland music and arts daily
    • Learn the history of the salt cod fishery that dominated Newfoundland for five centuries
    • Enjoy a warm Mi’kmaw welcome in Miawpukek First Nation
  • The Tablelands Gros Morne National Park Western

    Hike the spectacular Tablelands at Gros Morne National Park

    Geology rules at Gros Morne, where the Earth’s mantle actually protrudes through the crust to form the unique mountainous formations of the Tablelands.

    • Learn the unique natural history of Gros Morne from experienced naturalists
    • Marvel at the extraordinary views of beautiful Bonne Bay
    • See the desert-like landscape dominated by peridotite, where few things can grow
  • Saint Pierre Port

    Get a taste of Europe on the French island of Saint-Pierre

    For many people, the island of Saint-Pierre is a bucket-list item. Just off the coast of Newfoundland, Saint-Pierre and Miquelon remains a French overseas territory.

    The last of France’s colonial presence in North America, Saint-Pierre offers wonderful shopping, fine wine and cheeses, quirky cafes, and fine dining.

  • L Anse Aux Meadows 02

    Visit the restored Viking habitation at L’Anse aux Meadows

    The only authenticated Norse archeological site in all of North America, L’Anse aux Meadows, at the northern tip of Newfoundland is a must-see.

    Here the Viking settlement, first discovered in the 1960s has been reconstructed. A fabulous interpretation centre and wonderful guides in period costume bring Viking history to life.

  • TOP dinner

    Experience our Taste of Place program

    Savour local dishes and meet the fishers and growers who make it happen through Adventure Canada's signature Taste of Place culinary program.

Ship

Ocean Endeavour Scotland

Ocean Endeavour

Our spacious, ice-strengthened vessel features twenty Zodiacs, advanced navigation equipment, and stabilizers. A doctor, paramedic, medical clinic, and enhanced health regime offer peace of mind. Roomy facilities offer comfortable travel with plenty of breathing room for all.

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