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.
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.
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.View Map List days
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.
Add time in St. John's to discover the Avalon Peninsula.
Bypass the crowds and start making the most of your vacation. A friendly driver takes you directly to the city.
Overnight in a Superior level hotel, such as the Delta Hotels by Marriott St. John's Conference Centre. Superior Hotels are perfect for travelers wanting great value plus more upscale accommodations. Exceptional service, location, and quality characterize these properties.
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 designed to provide the best possible experience and adjustments to your itinerary may occur.
Join an orientation meeting before boarding your cruise today. Watch for whales and seabirds as you set sail for your Newfoundland Circumnavigation!
The Ocean Endeavour has a 1B ice class, making it a perfect option for Arctic summer exploration. At 137m (450ft) long, it features a swimming pool, hot tub, lounges and plenty of space for all of the 198 passengers onboard.
This Junior Suite 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.
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.
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.
Your cruise continues with daily activities with your experienced guides.
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.
Spend the day soaking in the Viking history of Newfoundland.
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.
Explore the remote area of Labrador on the mainland today.
Visit Red Bay Basque Whaling Station. This UNESCO World Heritage site tells the story of Basque whalers who occupied the harbour in the 1500s.
Visit Newfoundland's premier adventure destination of Gros Morne National Park.
Gros Morne offers many great hiking trails, including the Tablelands, a plateau featuring the world's best example of exposed earth's mantle. Join one of the guided walking tours on offer or discover the charming town of Woody Point.
Sail around the southern tip of Newfoundland today.
Discover outport communities as you continue to circle around the windswept coastline of Newfoundland. Stopping to visit these small towns can often be the highlight of the trip.
Your experienced Newfoundland staff delight in telling their stories as you adventure together.
Explore the shore on your choice of zodiac or land excursion. The geology of these remote coves and bays is fascinating and picturesque. Keep a watchful eye for wildlife in this area.
Meet the traditional community that calls Newfoundland home.
Discover the First Nations community of Miawpukek, also known as Conne River. Traditionally used as a camping site by the nomadic Mi'kmaw people, it became a permanent settlement in 1822. Receive a welcome from the local leaders and explore the community.
Have your passports ready as you arrive in France today.
Discover a small piece of France off the east coast of Canada. Saint-Pierre is a remnant of France's colonial territories in North America. Explore the colourful shops and a taste of European living.
Your adventure comes to an end today as your cruise arrives back in St. John's.
Savour the final day of your expedition as you sail back into St. John's Harbour. Say goodbye as the expedition team assists with your onward journey.
Below you'll find examples of this trip's accommodation options.
Please call us for the full list or advice on how to customize your experience.