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

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

Whale Watching in Newfounndland

Why’s Newfoundland Whale Watching is Top Rated Worldwide?

Whale Watching in Newfoundland is different than anywhere else. Maybe you’ve had a chance to whale watch in other famous Canadian provinces like New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, British Columbia, and Nova Scotia or maybe you’ve even visited international whale … Read More

Top 10 Gros Morne National Park Things to Do

Newfoundland has one of Canada’s most remarkable National Parks. Gros Morne National Park is situated in Western Newfoundland and includes more to see and do than you might realise. With World UNESCO Sites, 450 million year old geology, and the … Read More

Tips for Hiking In Newfoundland

Top 10 East Coast Trail Summer Hikes

The East Coast Trail in Newfoundland is famous for world class hikes that take hikers along coastlines littered with whales and islands covered with rare seabirds. It’s easy to encounter moose, fox, ptarmigan, puffins, picnic spots, grassy meadows, and secret … Read More

Top 10 things to do in St. John’s Newfoundland

1: Whale Watching Lot’s of places in the world offer a chance to catch a glimpse of a whale, but in Newfoundland you can see hundreds of whales before even getting on the water. With thousands of whales visiting coastal … Read More

Christmas Whales

Thirty-five years ago, a small group of whales were trapped in ice in Springdale harbour. They became known as the Christmas whales, and saving them became a community project. … Read More

Stargazing from a Hot Tub – Do you know what you’re looking at?

Like stars? So do we. Stargazing is one of our favorite activities, especially in winter when the nights are cold, the sky is clear, and the hot tub is ever so inviting. Looking up at the night sky, you can’t … Read More

13 Must Visit Sections of the Great Trail

If it’s outdoor adventure you’re craving, you can’t do much better than The Great Trail. At 24,140 kilometres, it’s the longest recreational trail network in the entire world. Not only does it weave its way across Canada — the world’s … Read More

Up Close and Personal with 10,000 nature - Icebergs

ANCIENT GIANTS: ICEBERGS IN NEWFOUNDLAND & LABRADOR

The expanse of waters that stretch from the coast of Labrador to the northeast corner of the island of Newfoundland is aptly known as Iceberg Alley, and is one the best places in the world to see ancient giants as they gently float … Read More

The Humpback Whale

WHALE WATCHING IN NEWFOUNDLAND

To put it simply, Newfoundland and Labrador is one of the premier whale watching locations in the world. With 22 species of whales, including minke, sperm, pothead, blue, orca, and the world’s largest population of humpbacks, and a variety of ways to see them, you are sure to be awe-struck, amazed, and inspired by these ocean giants. … Read More

Colony of Avalon – can you dig it?

With every scrape of an archaeologist’s trowel, stirring of a pot, or planting of a seed, we’re coming a little bit closer to understanding the history of the Colony and the lives of the people who lived here. Think early … Read More