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Newfoundland Holidays - Humpback whale

St. John'sQuality Harbourview2 nights
St. Bride'sBird Island Resort 1 night
Bonavista Bay Round Da Bay Inn
2 nights
St. John's Quality Harbourview 2 nights

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8 days £1990

International flights NOT included - see below


Experience the world's largest gathering of humpback whales and a fabulous diversity of marine wildlife on a guaranteed small group departure. While we can never promise whales, these dates include the prime whale watching season (100 per cent viewing success 1994-2015). Most years we see the largest numbers and varieties of whales between late June and early August. The seabirds are thinning out by late July but everybody should see murres, puffins, razorbilled auks, gannets, eagles, moose, caribou, and many other species of wildlife. Since 1993 (except 1999, 2005, 2006, 2009, 2011 and 2013) everybody saw icebergs on the June and July trips. We are anticipating great icebergs for 2017!  You will also get to enjoy eastern Newfoundland's museums, lighthouses, trails, wildflowers, songbirds, flavours, and the hospitality of the local people.



Recommended flight from London: Air Canada from London Heathrow (see below). If you are travelling from a country other than the UK we would be happy to give you guidance on your flight options.




For a detailed day-by-day description, with a summary of what's included, please click on the PDF (above right)

DAY 1 - Arrive St. John's.

DAY 2 - St. John's: boat trip to view North America's largest puffin colony, plus humpback whales.  (B,L)

DAY 3 - Across Avalon Wilderness Area to St. Bride's, including whales and the world's most southerly caribou herd.  (B,L)

DAY 4 - Land-based whale-watching.  Placentia, first outpost of New France.  Continue to the Bonavista Bay area, searching for moose and black bears.  (B,L)

DAY 5 - Trinity Bay.  Boat trip looking for bald eagles and sperm whales.  Afternoon bird-watching and, hopefully, icebergs.  (B,L)

DAY 6 - Icebergs.  Return to St. John's.  (B,L)

DAY 7 - St. John's. Travel to North America's most easterly point.  A further boat trip looking for puffins and whales.  (B,L)

DAY 8 - St. John's.  Depart for home.  (B)

NB. The order of sightseeing may be changed to accommodate the weather or other unavoidable circumstances.

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International Flights.

We recommend the direct services of Air Canada from London Heathrow. Current timings (subject to possible change) are as follows:
Heathrow/St. John's. Depart 13.00; arrive St.John's at 15.05
St. John's/Heathrow. Depart 22.05; arrive Heathrow at 06.35 (next day)

You can book the flights yourself on the easy-to-use Air Canada website.  Alternatively World Discovery can book the flights for you (we levy a service charge of £25 per person for this service).


Canada Holidays: Newfoundland Adventure (Reference: WDCA040)
2018 Departures
Price per person based on a minimum of two persons travelling together:

Departures on Sundays


3, 10, 17, 24 Jun;
1, 8, 15, 22, 29 Jul

Single Room Supplement: £260



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