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Moose: Newfie

10 day, 10 night tour throughout the Maritime provinces and Newfoundland. Some meals included.

North America
  • Duration: 11 Days
  • Guaranteed Departure: Yes
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  • Your Guide: English speaking
  • Supplier Tour ID/Link Tour Code: YTONEW/201115
  • Starts: Toronto, Canada
  • Finishes: Toronto, Canada
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Itinerary

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Day 1

After a friendly welcome from our Moose guide and introduction to the rest of our group we’ll head towards the incredible region known as the Cape Breton Highlands, which are home to Canada`s Scottish heritage. We will have several breathtaking photo stops en-route and we’ll hike the famous Skyline Trail where we’ll keep our eyes peeled for moose! Tonight we stay in a lovely hostel located on the Cape Breton Road. (Dinner included).

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Day 2

Today we continue to explore the Cape Breton region. This morning, you have the option for an additional $50 to do an amazing whale watching tour in the Atlantic Ocean! We continue our drive along the Cabot trail and stop for an easy hike up the Skyline Ridge where the views are spectacular! We spend this evening beside the lake and roast some marshmallows at the campfire! (Dinner included).

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Day 3

This morning we board the ferry to Newfoundland!! The ferry takes approx. 6 hours, then we drive to Norris Point, a picturesque Newfoundland coastal community located at the doorstep of Gros Morne National Park. Take some free time tonight with friends to explore this small town.

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Day 4

Use this free day to take advantage of the many activities available in this relaxing small town. Optional activities include sea kayaking, a boat tour through freshwater fjord carved out by glaciers, or for the more adventurous the famous hike up Gros Morne Mountain where the view is breathtaking. After an amazing day, relax back at the hostel and enjoy a fresh local fish dinner cooked by your guide. (Dinner included).

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Day 5

Spend a beautiful morning hiking in Gros Morne National park before we drive to the town of Botwood.
This town is centered around it’s sheltered, deep water port, which is called on by cargo and cruise vessels from all over the world. Depending on the time of year, we may be able to see some magnificent iceburgs floating by! Tonight we have a group meal at the hostel (included) and free time in the evening.

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Day 6

Up bright and early this morning, we continue our drive through the Bonavista Peninsula to a small town called Trinity East. We will explore this area by walking the famous Skerwink Trail. On the trail, we will see bedrock layers that are tilted almost 90 degrees on Sherwink Head, and many other dramatic landforms. After a full day of hiking, we will enjoy a relaxing group dinner and evening at the hostel. (Dinner included).

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Day 7

On our itinerary today is St. Johns, one of North America’s oldest cities. With a variety of annual events and festivals, unique attractions, breathtaking land and seascapes, there’s something for everyone. Join our guide for a city walk and then relax (or party) with some drinks on George Street which is known for its’ many pubs and bars! This is your opportunity to get “Screeched in” at a local pub!

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Day 8

Enjoy a free day in St. Johns with your new found Moose friends!

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Day 9

On our way back to the mainland we will drive part of the famous Irish Loop! This is a beautiful journey along the loop located on the southern portion of the Avalon Peninsula. This area has the world`s largest puffin colony, the world`s southernmost caribou herd, the oldest continuous permanent settlement in Canada, some of the world`s oldest and rarest marine fossils, and a unique culture that strongly reflects the settlement of Irish immigrants over the past 40 years! We will board the ferry in the early evening for our overnight adventure across the sea!

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Day 10

We journey back into New Brunswick today and stop to take a tour of Hopewell Rocks, an amazing area in the Bay of Fundy. This is where you can see and learn about the incredible tidal changes which are some of the largest in the world! Tonight join our guide for a city walk and night out on the town!

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Day 11

Day of departure

Inclusions:
    • 4 dinners
    • Lobster boat cruise and lunch
    • All ferry crossing fees
    • All provincial/national park entrance fees
    • Driver and guide services
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