Witless Bay

Are you planning on visiting the Witless Bay Marine Ecological Reserve or staying in one of the close towns within the Marine Protected Zone like Bay Bulls, Mobile Bay, Tors Cove Village, or the Town of Witless Bay? … Read More

6 Thing You Didn’t Know About Atlantic Puffins

Facts about Puffins you didn’t know! See why they are a crowd favorite! … Read More

Was Newfoundland it’s own Country?

Most people don’t realize Newfoundland used to essentially be its own country. It was what’s known as a dominion which basically functioned the same way as an independent country up until 1934 when a British appointed commission started to rule it. It wasn’t until March 31, 1949, when after one of the closest votes in Canadian politics, Newfoundland and Labrador officially joined Canada. … Read More

Tors Cove - Sleepy little town with great views

Tors Cove Village

The sleepy town of Tors Cove should be on the bucket list for anyone visiting the Witless Bay and greater Marine Ecological Reserve area here on the Avalon Peninsula. Tors Cove Village is a short drive from St. John’s and … Read More

Newfoundland 2019 Food Fishery

If you’re an angler then a trip to Newfoundland is likely to satisfy your desire for tight lines, pristine waters, and world-class fishing. Newfoundland is famous for salmon fishing, trout fishing, and of course, ocean fishing.  … Read More

Newfoundland Freshwater Paddling

It’s no surprise Newfoundland and Labrador is a popular place for paddling. Newfoundland has more coastline than any other province and there’s an impressive amount of things to see and do. … Read More

Our towns and cities, soaked in centuries of colourful history and culture

Why Colourful Newfoundland?

Why vacation in Colourful Newfoundland? You may be wondering the same thing. If you’ve never been to Newfoundland and know little about this place, it’s easy to miss the point. Maybe you’re a sun and sand destination traveller, or maybe you’ve been to every Canadian province except for Newfoundland. Either way, if you’ve never been here it may be hard to believe in magic. Some say Newfoundland is in the middle of nowhere, but that’s a matter of perspective. Just take a look at a map and see where Newfoundland Canada is. One can easily say Newfoundland is in the middle of everything. … Read More

where is Main River in Nwfoundland

Paddle Main River Newfoundland

Canoeists, whitewater kayakers, and rafters can all be found enjoying Newfoundland’s Main River whitewater paddling. If you’re new to paddling and want to experience paddling the Main River, your best option is joining a commercial rafting trip which is almost exclusively offered in the spring. If you plan on kayaking, we want to be clear that this is a whitewater river and therefore suitable for whitewater kayaks, not sea kayaks. If you are paddling in a canoe, be sure it’s a canoe that’s suitable for whitewater and is outfitted for the same. … Read More

Newfoundland Boat Tours Whale Watching

The Best 3 Bay Bulls Boat Tours

Bay Bulls Newfoundland is a popular port for puffin and whale watching boat tours. Just north of the Witless Bay Marine Ecological reserve, the town of Bay Bulls sports a deep harbor which can accommodate larger boats. … Read More

The Newfoundland Wolf is Back

In May 2012 Joe Fleming from Bonavista Newfoundland shocked the world when he posed in a photo with an 82 pound animal he killed with his rifle on the Bonavista Peninsula. Joe had thought the animal was a coyote but at closer inspection, he believed it was actually a wolf. Later the animals DNA was analysed and sure enough, it was a wolf. … Read More

TOP 5 Newfoundland Edible Plants

If you find yourself walking down the East Coast Trail this summer with a rumble in your tummy, just remember, you’re surrounded by food. With so much bounty in the woods here in Newfoundland, if you’re empowered with the knowledge of what plants are good to eat, you’ll never go hungry. We’re all used to getting food at the store, and sometimes we do silly things like drive to the store to buy something that’s actually growing right under our nose. This summer, discover the joys of foraging and get a chance to try new and delicious things you may otherwise never have been exposed to. … Read More

Surreal closeness with whales in Newfoundland

Best Witless Bay Whale and Puffin Tours

Although Bay Bulls has the largest concentration of Puffin and Whale Watching boat tour companies that specialize in the Witless Bay Marine Ecological Reserve, they’re not as close to the reserve as Witless Bay and Mobile Bay. Although the largest ships are limited in where they can dock and are therefore limited to Bay Bulls as their embarkment point, smaller companies like Eco Tours and The Molly Bawn are located right in the middle of the Marine Protected Zone and close to where all the action is … Read More