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Newfoundland

August 18-26, 2021

Available

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Come to the place where the New World begins. You will eat food you’ve never heard of before, sing a ballad or two and experience the unique history, environment, culture, and lifestyle of the friendly and warmhearted people who love to live here. Some of the very best Newfoundland has to offer is featured in this comprehensive vacation: picturesque out ports, national parks, dramatic mountain-to-fjord scenery, and trips off-the-beaten-path.

 

Signature Moments

  • Discover unforgettable natural scenery at Gros Morne National Park
  • Experience for yourself the genuine hospitality and generosity of the residents of Gander
  • Look to the water and to the sky for the abundant wildlife at Terra Nova National Park
  • Step into history when you visit Bonavista, where Cabot first arrived to North America in 1497
  • Go to the furthest Eastern point in North America while searching for Puffins and other seabirds
Book with No Deposit
Inclusions & Highlights
  • 8 Nights deluxe accommodations
  • Arrival & Departure transfers
  • Breakfast daily, 3 Lunches, 5 Dinners
  • Meet & Greet Event
  • Gros Morne National Park Visit
  • Bonne Bay Scenic Boat Tour
  • North Atlantic Aviation Museum
  • Twillingate
  • Guided tour of St John's
  • Sea Bird Watching Boat Tour
  • Screech in Ceremony
  • Gratuities
  • Local Tour Guide
  • Women's Travel Club tour host
Itinerary
Newfoundland Tour
Day 1 - Arrive Deer Lake

Welcome to Newfoundland!
You will be met at the airport and transfered to our hotel. Enjoy the rest of your day at leisure until our welcome meeting this evening.
Accommodations - Glynmill Inn

 

Day 2 - Deer Lake to Cow Head

This morning we stop at a local Insectarium to see many fascinating creatures and walk in the Butterfly house. Then travel from Deer Lake to Cow Head in Gros Morne National Park. The stunning flat-top mountains and deeply incised waterways of this national park make for incredible scenery in this UNESCO world heritage site. Covering 1,805 square kilometres, the park is a never-ending series of wonders and delights.
Accommodations - Shallow Bay Motel & Cottages

 

Day 3 - Gros Morne National Park

Discover why Gros Morne National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is truly one of the highlights of your trip with a scenic boat tour on Bonne Bay; be on the look-out for the bald eagles that frequent the deep waters of the fjord. Also, visit the Tablelands; this mountain of flat-topped rock of a kind usually found only deep in the earth’s mantle is an awe-inspiring sight. Today will be an unforgettable experience; some say the scenery that Gros Morne offers is unequaled in Eastern Canada.
Accommodations - Shallow Bay Motel & Cottages

 

Day 4 - Gander

Have your camera ready as your time in Gros Morne National Park draws to a close. Travel through Central Newfoundland on to Gander, famous as the basis of the hit Broadway Musical, Come From Away; learn about the hospitality and generosity of the local residents during the aftermath of the September 11, 2001 attacks when 38 airplanes unexpectedly landed there. Also visit the North Atlantic Aviation Museum which hosts a variety of artifacts and displays chronicling Gander's role in the development of transatlantic aviation.
Accommodations - Sinbad's Hotel & Suites

 

Day 5 - Clarenville

A scenic drive along the rocky coast of Notre Dame Bay leads to the beautiful outport of Twillingate where you will visit Long Point Lighthouse and the Prime Berth Fishery & Heritage Centre. Keep your camera close at hand for wildlife as you drive through Terra Nova National Park and on to Clarenville, your home for the next two nights.
Accommodations - Quality Hotel Clarenville

 

Day 6 - Bonavista & Trinity Touring

Today you will experience two quaint, historic towns. First, visit Bonavista, where John Cabot first arrived in North America in 1497. Learn about the hard life of the light keepers at Cape Bonavista Lighthouse Provincial Historic Site before continuing on to charming Trinity. Stroll the lanes and explore the many historic buildings preserved from the 18th century.
Accommodations - Quality Hotel Clarenville

 

Day 7 - St. John's

Continue on to the intriguing old seaport of St. John's, your home for the next two nights. North America's oldest city and Newfoundland's capital boasts a stunning location in the granite cliffs and slopes of the Avalon Peninsula. Enjoy a city tour featuring the Victorian architecture of the downtown area, the busy modern waterfront, the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, Confederation Building, and the panoramic view from Signal Hill.
Accommodations - Delta Hotels by Marriott St. John's

 

Day 8 - St. John's

This morning, visit Bay Bulls for one of the highlights of your trip, a boat tour (weather permitting) in the Witless Bay Ecological Reserve to search for puffins and other seabirds. Next is a visit to the most easterly point in North America, Cape Spear National Historic Site. The afternoon is yours to explore St. John's at your leisure.
Accommodations - Delta Hotels by Marriott St. John's

 

Day 9 - Depart

It is time to say good-bye to this beautiful destination and the amazing friends you have made along the way. After breakfast we will transfer to the airport for your flight home.

 

**Prices are subject to change and availability. Space is limited and activities and specific hotels are subject to change. Travel insurance is strongly recommended.

 

Important Details & Pricing
Rates

Double Occupancy - $6679 CAD per person (sharing a room) - approx. $4988 USD

Single Occupancy - $7589 CAD per person (your own room) - approx. $5670 USD

 

If you would like the double occupancy rate but don't have a roommate we will match you with a suitable roommate. The single occupancy rate will give you your own room. Single occupancy may be limited. CAD = Canadian dollars. USD = United States of America dollars. Conversion to USD is approximated by current exchange rates and subject to change. You will be charged in CAD and your bank may charge a slightly different rate or fees.

No deposit required at time of booking.
Deposit of $350 per person due on November 1, 2020.
A second payment of $1000 is due on February 19, 2021

Final Payment due - July 1, 2021

*All payments are non-refundable Please see full terms and conditions. Prices are subject to change and availability.

 

Activity Level

Moderate Activity
This is a fairly relaxed tour. There are some longer walking tours, you should be able to walk on a flat surface for a few hours at a relaxed pace with stops.

 

Group Size

Minimum - 8 ladies
Maximum - 16 ladies

 

Exclusions
  • International Airfare (can be arranged by WTC)
  • Visa/passport handling fees
  • Meals not listed in itinerary
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Optional Activities
  • Expenses of a Personal Nature
  • Early check-in and late check-out of hotel
  • Gratuities on meals not included and personal expenses

 

Hosted by:

Irene Murray
Irene has recently retired and really enjoys to travel to fill her time. She loves to stay active and is looking forward to trying some competitive running.

 

Flight Information

Once your flights are booked please forward a copy of your itinerary to info@womens-travel-club.com.
A Women's Travel Club agent is available to help you book your flights. Please do not book any flights until tour is confirmed. Follow this link to a form to request flight options and quotes. A Women's Travel Club agent will send you back the recommended flight option that best suits you. We are pleased to offer a flight booking service for your tour. As quoting of flights can be a time-consuming endeavor, a service fee of $113 ($100 plus HST) will apply.

Arrive to - Deer Lake, NL (YDF)
Depart from - St John's, NL (YYT)

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Travel Insurance:

Out of country medical insurance is required. We strongly recommend that you obtain cancellation and interruption insurance to protect your investment.
Use this link to request an insurance quote.
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Accommodations
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Glynmill Inn

The Glynmill Inn is a melding pot of history and exceptional service, ensuring that your stay with us is truly an enlightening experience. The Glynmill is a stunning structure, nestled amongst the breathtaking landscape of Newfoundland’s West coast.

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Shallow Bay Motel & Cottages

Shallow Bay Motel & Cabins is a proud family business which was established in 1972. Their property offers motel rooms, cabins and Bed & Breakfast rooms. It is the perfect base for your Gros Morne Adventure.

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Sinbad's Hotel & Suites

Feel the Gander hospitality at Sinbad's Hotel and Suites. Their friendly staff and large, well-appointed rooms, make Sinbad’s Hotel and Suites stand out from the rest.

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Quality Hotel Clarenville

Quality Hotel Clarenville is a basic but comfortable hotel with has all the amenities you will need. The convenient location is perfect for Terra Nova National Park, Bonavista and Trinity touring.

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Delta Hotels by Marriott

Delta Hotels St. John's Conference Centre offers a welcome reprieve from everyday life. Their waterfront hotel is steps from some of St. John's hottest destinations, including Mile One Centre, George Street, and Cape Spear Lighthouse. The rooms are recently renovated and furnished with pillowtop mattresses, mini-refrigerators, flat-panel TVs and free Wi-Fi.

Extra Hotel Nights

Often ladies will book a night at the first hotel prior to the tour. This gives them a chance to relax after a long flight and settle in before the tour starts. Let us know if you would like pricing and information on the hotel.
Follow this link to request pre or post tour hotel nights.

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