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

Stand Up Paddle Boarding And water sports in Newfoundland

Newfoundland Paddleboarding (SUP)

Looking for a great activity to enjoy during your Newfoundland adventure? If you haven’t already, try paddleboarding. It’s one of the best ways to explore the protected coastlines, lakes, ponds, and rivers in Newfoundland and Labrador. If you haven’t had … Read More

Newfoundland fun Winter Activities, like Backcountry Skiing and more (Photo: Air Canada En Route)

Backcountry Skiing in Gros Morne National Park

Backcounty Skiing in Gros Morne National Park is a well kept secret. If you’re an avid hut to hut backcountry ski enthusiast or have some experience skiing in areas with public access alpine cabins like British Columbia, Alberta, and the … 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

Top 10 Restaurants near Witless Bay

Planning a visit to the Witless Bay Marine Eco Reserve and looking for a great place to eat? Weather you’ve just finished a whale watching boat tour, are getting back from an East Coast Trail hike, or are making your … 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 East Coast Trail Foot Care Tips

Hiking the East Coast Trail is one of the best ways to experience Newfoundland. With an elaborate network of coastal trails, outdoor enthusiasts can take advantage of a broad spectrum of hikes and coastal walks, from super easy to multi-day … Read More