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Newfoundland Circumnavigation

October 1–12, 2023

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Be sure to include the exclusive promo code when booking to claim all the Canadian Geographic Adventure offers and benefits.

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  • A portion of the fees from every Canadian Geographic Adventure booked is donated to the Royal Canadian Geographical Society to further its important programming

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Join Canadian Geographic ambassador, Jenny Wong, on the Newfoundland Circumnavigation expedition

Jenny strives to understand the world through science and communicate it through the visual and emotional art of storytelling. Learn more about Jenny’s aspirations and passion for climate change as you sail the coasts of Newfoundland.

Jenny Wong Canadian Geographic Ambassador

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Map

Newfoundland Circumnavigation 2022 Map
  • Day 1: St. John’s, NL, Canada
  • Day 2-4: Northeast Coast
  • Day 5: L’Anse aux Meadows
  • Day 6: Red Bay
  • Day 7: Gros Morne National Park & Woody Point
  • Day 8-9: Southern Coast
  • Day 10: Miawpukek (Conne River)
  • Day 11: Saint-Pierre, France
  • Day 12: St. John’s, NL, Canada

Highlights

Visit picturesque villages and charming communities

Look forward to a characteristically warm Newfoundland welcome upon your arrival in the picturesque villages and unique communities that dot the rocky shores of the northeast coast of Newfoundland. Have your camera at the ready—photographers will have their work cut out for them capturing all the special charm of classic island communities and rambling coastlines.

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Immerse yourself in Viking archaeology

Wander through the reconstructed Viking habitation at L’Anse aux Meadows, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the only authenticated Norse settlement in North America. Learn more about the archaeological remains that date to approximately 1000 CE, and how—amazingly—the site was first found here in 1960 by a close reading of the Viking sagas.

Day 4 L Anse aux Meadows

Explore scenic coastlines and remote outports

Journey through the beautiful and windswept coast of southern Newfoundland, dotted with bays, coves, and a few remaining remote outport communities. Admire outstanding geology and gorgeous botanical life. Spot plentiful birds, whales, and other wildlife as we make the most of every opportunity for Zodiac and land excursions.

Garia Bay, Newfoundland

Experience Mi'kmaw culture

Learn more about the history of the community, formerly called Conne River, which became a permanent settlement sometime around 1822. Before then, it was one of many semi-permanent camping sites used by Mi'kmaw people, who traditionally travelled nomadically throughout the east coast of Canada.

Miawpukek Conne River

Hike through incredible geology

Stretch your legs at Gros Morne National Park. Witness for yourself the spectacular Tablelands, a six-hundred-metre plateau that forms one of the world’s best examples of exposed mantle. Soak in the extraordinary views of beautiful Bonne Bay and be sure to take time to explore the park’s excellent interpretation centre and the town of Woody Point.

The Tablelands Gros Morne National Park Western

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