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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.

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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).

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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

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Up Close and Personal with 10,000 nature - Icebergs
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Boat Tours and More

Interested in puffins, dolphins, sharks, humpback whales, otters, jelly fish, killer whales, and seabirds? Did you know one of the best boat tours in Newfoundland

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Wildlife in Newfoundland
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The Story of Moose

Moose are such an iconic symbol here in Newfoundland, it’s hard to believe they’re actually not native to the island at all. That’s right, moose

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The East Coast Trail

Looking to experience The East Coast Trail? Whale House Guest House is located right at the start of the famous Tinkers Point Path which connects

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Murres and Kittiwakes
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It’s for the Birds

Millions of sea birds come to nest on the five bird islands in Witless Bay Ecological Reserve in Newfoundland during the summer breeding season to lay eggs

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