Month: May 2018

News

Scuba Diving

Looking for a unique scuba diving experience during your visit to Newfoundland? Interested in wreck diving or snorkeling with Humpback Whales and Dolphins? If so, you’re in for a special treat. We have several WWII shipwrecks that were sunk by

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come for the view - return for the food
Food

FORK RESTAURANT

Fork Restaurant – Gourmet dining in the Witless Bay Ecological Reserve Looking for a Gourmet Restaurant that’ll please even the most discerning foodies? Check out the popular pop-up restaurant Fork. It’s right in the Witless Bay Ecological Reserve, just 5

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Chanterelle mushrooms are very aromatic, meaty, and pair great with chicken and pork.
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CHANTERELLE MUSHROOMS

If you’re a foodie, odds are you’re familiar with Chanterelle mushrooms. A favorite of gourmet chefs all over the world, the Chanterelle, belonging to the genus Cantharellus, is the most popular of all the wild mushroom species. Chanterelle mushrooms are very aromatic, meaty, and pair great with chicken and pork. … Read More

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Stand Up Paddle Boarding And water sports in Newfoundland
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STAND UP PADDLEBOARDING (SUP)

Weather you’re a seasoned big wave surfer or a beginner looking to try Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP) for the first time, the beaches, coastlines, and inland waterways surrounding the Witless Bay Ecological Reserve offer something for everyone. Paddleboards are a

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Picnic in Newfoundland
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LIGHTHOUSE PICNICS

Lighthouse Picnic Do you like picnics as much as we do? There’s something really special about eating outside on a nice summer day. If you’re looking for a world class picnic experience without the hassle of actually making and packing

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The moment that makes the Ferry worth it.
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Newfoundland Whale Watching

Newfoundland and Labrador is one of the most spectacular whale watching places on Earth (See why). Whales aren’t unique to Newfoundland by any stretch of the imagination. Whales are found in every ocean and all over the planet, from the

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the oldest running ghost tour of the City of Legends, in North America’s oldest city
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THE HAUNTED HIKE

The Haunted Hike is the oldest running historical walking tour in Newfoundland’s capital city of St. John’s, and is a walking ghost tour of amazing places in the downtown core you would otherwise never find on your own. Starting at dusk daily, this is an adventure into the paranormal and shadowy historical past of Canada’s oldest city, taking participants through shadowy alleys, winding lanes, and dark secrets even most locals don’t know about. Learn about murdered lovers, lost soldiers, unexplained fires, and dirty secrets hidden behind layers of time and bright colorful paint. … Read More

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Avalon wilderness reserve
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AVALON WILDERNESS RESERVE

Whale House Guest House is sandwiched between two ecological reserves, the Witless Bay Ecological Reserve (that’s the marine protected area directly off-shore from Whale House) and the Avalon Wilderness Reserve, a massive inland wilderness reserve over 1000 square kilometers in size (we weren’t kidding when we said Whale House is in the middle of everything). … Read More

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The Witless Bay Ecological Reserve Map
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WITLESS BAY ACCOMMODATIONS

ACCOMMODATIONS IN WITLESS BAY Planning on visiting the Witless Bay Ecological Reserve? Looking for the perfect place to stay? Here are some things to keep in mind before making your booking. As you can see in the map, the Witless

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Blog

SCREECHED IN

Want to get Screeched In ? ? Or maybe you’re just wondering what the heck being Screeched In means? Before we answer that question, let’s start by understanding what Screech is and where it comes from. Screech is a rum

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News

ST. JOHN vs ST. JOHN’S

Getting ready to fly to St. John’s? ✈ Maybe this is your first trip to Newfoundland or even your first trip to Canada ? ? We just want you to be happy and have a fantastic experience, regardless of where

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puffin patrol
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The Puffin Patrol

Do you like Puffins? If so, you’re going to love staying with us. Whale House Guest House is in the middle of the Witless Bay Ecological Reserve, home of the largest colony of Atlantic Puffins in North America. With over

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