The Best of Newfoundland by Sea

Newfoundland Circumnavigation Cruise

Discover authentic Newfoundland by traveling by sea. Circle the whole island and explore unique locations with local experts on daily land excursions. The landscape of Newfoundland will leave you breathless, with amazing photography and wildlife viewing opportunities. Explore by foot on guided hikes through vast wilderness or stroll through charming villages with local experts. Every day brings a new adventure and with a high crew to guest ratio you will enjoy a seamless experience.

  • Starting From

    $7,850 USD

    per person
  • Trip length

    12 days

    11 nights
  • Hot Spots
    St. John's, Trinity, Twillingate, Red Bay, Channel-Port aux Basques, Parsons Harbour, Conne River, Saint-Pierre
LET’S PERSONALIZE THIS TRIP
Picture of the Norstead Viking village

Viking Discovery at L’Anse aux Meadows


Visit the only authenticated Norse archaeological site in all of North America. Walk through reconstructed dwellings and interact with Viking interpretive guides that bring history to life.

Grass-covered cliffs overlooking the bright blue ocean. In the distance, 2 people walk along the edge of the cliff, towards a large rock formation.

Gros Morne National Park


Spend the day exploring charming towns and the stunning geographic region of Gros Morne. Hike across the famous Tablelands, where the Earth’s mantle protrudes through the crust or along the shoreline at Green Gardens.

Connecting with Charming Locals


Famous for hospitality, Newfoundland is home to some of the most friendly, welcoming people you will meet. This expedition prides itself on working with local experts in the communities – meet local fishers, folk artists, musicians, and storytellers.

YOUR TRIP DAY-BY-DAY

Think of this itinerary as just a starting point. Our experienced Canadian Insiders will create a personalized experience for you that matches your schedule, travel style and budget.

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Arrive in St. John's

Your adventure begins in the city of St. John’s, the oldest city in North America. This historical, waterfront city sits on the steep slopes of a snug and sheltered harbour. Discover the brightly coloured row-houses lining the hilly streets, unique eateries, and Celtic heritage.

Insider Tip

Add time in St. John's to discover the Avalon Peninsula.

Private Transfer from St. John's Airport to Downtown

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Bypass the crowds and start making the most of your vacation. A friendly driver takes you directly to the city.

Overnight in St. John's

Overnight at The Delta Hotels by Marriott St. John’s Conference Centre. The property is located in the heart of downtown St. John’s within walking distance of restaurants, breweries, historic sites, theatres, and the beautiful harbourfront. Enjoy a variety of amenities during your stay including a restaurant and pub, fitness centre, indoor pool, sauna, and squash courts.

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Newfoundland Cruise Begins

Continue to explore St. John's this morning before your adventure begins. Please note, the following itinerary is an example of some of the places you may visit, however adventure cruising is design to provide the best possible experience and adjustments to your itinerary may occur.

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Embark from St. John's

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Join an orientation meeting before boarding your cruise today. Watch for whales and seabirds as you set sail for your Newfoundland Circumnavigation!

Category 9 – Junior Suite Cabin – Deck 5

This outside cabin features picture windows with unobstructed views, a matrimonial size bed, sitting area and a private bathroom. Located on deck 5, enjoy approximately 270 square feet of room to relax along with a flat screen TV, refrigerator, hair dryer, bathrobe, and bathing amenities.

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Sailing North

Your circumnavigation cruise continues as you sail north today.

Explore the Northeast Coast

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Discover picturesque villages along rocky shorelines. Your experienced guides will show you what Newfoundland is famous for – fishing, music, poetry, storytelling, folk art and, of course, remarkably welcoming people.

Suggested Add-on: Kayak Program

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Add-on a kayaking program to explore the marine environment in a quiet and fun way. Paddle through serene waters and get closer to the natural environment and wildlife. Enjoy at least two kayak excursions throughout your expedition.

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Best of Small Town Newfoundland

Your cruise continues with daily activities with your experienced guides.

Discover Charming Fishing Communities

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Each community along the shore is unique with a fascinating past. Expect a warm Newfoundland welcome as you come to shore. Have your camera ready for quaint and charming architecture.

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Discover Viking Remains

Spend the day soaking in the Viking history of Newfoundland.

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Visit L'Anse aux Meadows

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Discover the only authenticated Norse settlement in North America, with remains dating back to 1000 AD. Visit the interpretive centre and learn about Viking history in North America.

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Discover the Mainland

Explore the remote area of Labrador on the mainland today.

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Labrador and Red Bay

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Visit Red Bay Basque Whaling Station. This UNESCO World Heritage site tells the story of Basque whalers who occupied the harbour in the 1500s.

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National Park Discovery