July 2 - 14, 2017
Join us on a fully escorted coach tour that will take us across this ruggedly
beautiful part of our country. Our local guide will bring the history, culture and
customs of the area to life.
July 2: Home pick-up from the Comox Valley; flights to Newfoundland; Arrive at Deer Lake and transfer to hotel in Corner Brook.
July 3: Free morning in Corner Brook; afternoon tour of Corner Brook. Overnight in Corner Brook. (Breakfast & dinner)
July 4: Travel the Viking Trail to Gros Morne National Park; visit the National Historic Park at Port au Choix, which interprets the lifestyle of the Maritime Archaic people who lived here over 3000 years ago. Overnight in Plum Point. (Breakfast & Midday Meal)
July 5: Travel the coastline to St Anthony to visit the home of medical missionary, Sir Wilfred Grenfell; and visit the UNESCO World Heritage site at L’Anse aux Meadows, home of the Viking people who settled the area. Overnight in Plum Point (Breakfast & Midday Meal)
July 6: Travel across the Straits of Belle Isle to Labrador. Visit a Basque Whaling Station and the tallest lighthouse in the province at L’Anse Amour. Overnight in L’Anse au Clair (Breakfast & Midday Meal)
July 7: Return to Newfoundland. Explore the rugged coastline; visit The Arches. Enjoy a traditional Newfoundland dinner. Overnight in Rocky Harbour (Breakfast & Dinner)
July 8: Boat tour across Bonne Bay to Woody Point. Spend time in Gros Morne National Park UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visit the Discovery Centre and view the Tableland Mountains. Overnight in Rocky Harbour (Breakfast & Midday Meal)
July 9: Travel east to Lewisport in Central Newfoundland. Enjoy a “Mug Up”; then it’s off to Gander, the Crossroads of the World. Overnight in Gander (Breakfast & Midday Meal)
July 10: Travel to Twillingate Island, one of Newfoundland’s oldest fishing communities; then to Terra Nova National Park. Watch for icebergs. Overnight in Port Blandford/Clarenville (Breakfast & Midday Meal)
July 11: Visit the historic village of Trinity, one of the oldest communities in North America; then Bonavista, the landfall of John Cabot in 1497. Overnight in Blandford/Clarenville (Breakfast & Midday Meal)
July 12: Travel to the Avalon Peninsula to the town of Bay Bulls; boat trip to Witless Bay Ecological Reserve to watch for puffins and other seabirds. Visit Cape Spear National Historic Park, the most easterly point of land in North America before heading into St John’s, the capital of Newfoundland & Labrador. Overnight in St John’s (Breakfast & Midday Meal)
July 13: Morning tour of historic St John’s, Cabot Tower and Signal Hill; afternoon at leisure; Farewell Dinner. Overnight in St John’s (Breakfast & Dinner). Option to add extra nights in St John’s
July 14: Return flights to Calgary and Comox; home drop off from the Comox Valley.
- Home pick up and drop off
- Return transportation to Newfoundland
- 12 nights accommodation
- McCarthy’s Party local Newfoundland guide
- Sightseeing in Gros Morne Park
- Water shuttle/tour Bonne Bay (weather permitting)
- Visit to Wilfred Grenfell Mission
- Tour to L’Anse Aux Meadows
- Ferry crossing to and from Labrador
- Tour of Red Bay Basque Whaling Station
- Excursions to Twillingate, Trinity and Bonavista
- Visit to the Ryan Premises
- Tour of historic St John’s
- Entrance fees to National Historic Sights
- Excursion to Cape Spear
- Whale/Puffin Boat Tour (weather permitting)
- Welcome Reception
- 12 breakfasts, 8 midday meals, 3 dinners
- Ground Transportation
- Tour host from the Comox Valley to Newfoundland
- All trip planning services
- 15% HST
Note: Itinerary subject to change based on local conditions. Airline Baggage fees apply. Minimum group size 20. Tour gratuities for bus driver and local guide are not included. Recommended amounts are $5 per day for guide and $3 per day for bus driver
Payment - Deposit in the amount of $400.00 is due at the time of booking. Final Payment is due on May 2, 2017.
Insurance: Please contact Willy van Kemenade at 250-339-7628 for a quote for Travel Insurance.
Cancellation penalty on Land Tour: Deposit is non refundable. Name changes are permitted for a fee of $50 per person
if you can find someone to take your place. Cancellation penalty from deposit date to May 2, 2017 is $400.00. From
May 2 to 30 days prior to departure - 50% non refundable. From 30 days prior to travel date - 100% non-refundable.
Payment - WestJet non refundable deposit of $100.00 due at time of booking. Balance is due by May 2, 2017.
Cancellation penalty on WestJet Ticket: Ticket is 100% non–refundable one week prior to departure.
Responsibility: Square1 Travelplus is a vacation organizer only and cannot accept responsibility for any loss, damage or
physical or personal injury of any nature resulting from delays, suppliers, Acts of God or any other force majeure.
This trip will be led by:
Price per person in CAD based on:
Double occupancy $ 4,075.00
Single occupancy $ 5,085.00
Group Airfare with WestJet Airlines inc tax
July 2 - 14, 2017 $ 925.00
Price includes all taxes.
Contact: Willy van Kemenade 250-339-7628