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Take a cruise back in time – way back – with a visit to Port au Choix National Historic Site located on the west side of Newfoundland’s Great Northern Peninsula. Port au Choix has been populated for more than 4,500 years, due in part to the area’s rich marine resources. Declared a National Historic Site […]

Military enthusiasts will feel truly at home cruising the coasts of Newfoundland and Labrador. At Castle Hill National Historic Site in Placentia, 17th-century fortification remains are all that’s left of the once-robust French presence in the region. While there, visit closeby Ship Harbour where a monument stands commemorating the drafting of the Atlantic Charter in […]

Home to 239 species of birds, along with moose, woodland caribou, and arctic hares, Gros Morne National Park on the western coast of Newfoundland is a nature lover’s dream. If tour cruise takes you to the eastern coast, a visit to Terra Nova National Park is a must. In 1957, it became the first National […]

The coasts of Newfoundland and Labrador are steeped in history. About 1,000 years ago, Leif Erickson founded the earliest known European settlement in the New World at the L’Anse aux Meadows UNESCO World Heritage Site. Over 400 years ago, the Basques established the world’s first large scale whaling enterprise in Red Bay, Labrador making it […]

If it’s scenery you seek, you’ll find it in Gros Morne National Park. With fjords, mountains, waterfalls, trails, sea stacks and beaches, this is a life-changing experience and a must-see excursion our province’s west coast. Make sure you bring your camera – you’ll find yourself surrounded by natural wonders. If your cruise stops in St. […]

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