Snorkling in Newfoundland

Secret Beaches, Swimming Spots, and Freshwater Paddling Near Whale House Guest House

Looking for a great place to swim and relax on the beach? Want to go snorkeling without having to worry about putting on a wetsuit? The coastline in Newfoundland is beautiful and our ocean beaches are amazing, but if you want … Read More

Why Do Beluga Whales Keep Hanging Around the South Coast of Newfoundland?

For some reason, beluga whales keep hanging around the south coast of Newfoundland in harbours and just off the whale watching decks of coffee shops. This year, like most years, was a real pleaser for anyone who went whale watching. It’s no secret Newfoundland’s Witless Bay Marine Ecological Reserve is one of the best palaces to spot whales and other marine mammals that migrate to these rich ocean waters every year, but this whale watching season was extra special. … Read More

snowshoeing in newfoundland

The Secret Snowshoe Trail to The Spout

So you want to snowshoe to The Spout but are not interested in doing the massive march from the Goulds or Bay Bulls which can make a trip to The Spout a multi-day adventure. You’ve heard it’s possible to access The Spout via a shortcut snowshoe route in the winter that’s not part of the East Coast Trail, but where exactly is the shortcut? This is a closely guarded locals secret, but we’re about to share it with you. … Read More

Surreal closeness with whales in Newfoundland

Whale Watching Faq

Newfoundland Hiking Newbie

East Coast Trail FAQ

Questions and Answers concerning your East Coast Trail hiking adventure in Newfoundland. … Read More

Darrel Blatchley is the director of the museum and personally conducted the necropsy, an autopsy for animals.

What’s the solution to single-use plastics?

Over 40 kilograms of plastic was found in a dead whale’s stomach last week – a stark reminder of the impact of single-use plastics on marine life … Read More

Heinz Toperczer, another photographer on a nearby boat was able to capture the amazing footage of the terrifying encounter that has since been posted to Youtube.

Is The Story About A SCUBA Diver Being Swallowed By A Whale A Lie?

Heinz Toperczer, another photographer on a nearby boat was able to capture the amazing footage of the terrifying encounter that has since been posted to Youtube. … Read More

New Research Shows Blue Whales Live Off Newfoundland Coast Year Round According to Underwater Atlantic Blue Whale Auido Recordings

New Research Shows Blue Whales Live Year Round Off The Coast of Newfoundland According to Underwater Atlantic Blue Whale Audio Recordings. … Read More

Could a Humpback Whale Swallow a Person?

HOW DO HUMPBACK WHALES EAT? Humpback whales are baleen whales, which means instead of having teeth as an orca does, they have what’s called baleen, a kind of filter feeder system in their mouth. The way their baleen works is … Read More

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

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