Cape Bonavista Lighthouse

Long Point Lighthouse, Twillingate credit Newfoundland and Labrador Tourism

The Battery, St. John's

St. John's, credit Barrett & MacKay, Newfoundland and Labrador Tourism


Cabot Tower, Signal Hill, St. John's

Newfoundland Island Wide


DEPARTURE: From any city | Fly to Deer Lake and return from St. John’s, Newfoundland

Let the Locals Be your Guide … on an island-wide “Tour of the Rock”!

Visit Gros Morne, Terra Nova and Cape Spear National Parks; Twillingate, Bonavista, Trinity and St John’s.   Learn about cod fishing, sea birds and whales – and woven through it all – the history of Canada’s newest yet oldest province.

  • 2024 Departure Dates
  • 8 days |  June 21 | August 11
  • Canada East
  • Flight
  • Passport Not Required

Home Cities to Deer Lake, Newfoundland to Rocky Harbour/Cow Head

(2 nights) Begin your “Tour of the Rock” as you arrive in Deer Lake on the West Coast of Newfoundland. An AIRPORT TRANSFER will be provided to your hotel in Rocky Harbour/Cow Head.  While enroute travel the VIKING TRAIL to take in the spectacular scenery of Gros Morne National Park, an area declared by the United Nations as the newest World Heritage Site. The evening offers an opportunity to meet your fellow travellers and learn details of your upcoming adventure during an informal WELCOME MEET and GREET.  


Rocky Harbour/Cow Head

The day is dedicated to GROS MORNE NATIONAL PARK, a UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE.  Begin with an interpretive BOAT TOUR (weather permitting) across the gentle waters of beautiful BONNE BAY. In Woody Point visit the new DISCOVERY CENTRE and view the famous TABLELANDS. It is this area that earned the park its UNESCO status and nickname as the ‘Galapagos of Plate Tectonics’. Meals Include: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.


Rocky Harbour/Cow Head to Gander

Bid farewell to the west coast as you travel east to a new geological frontier. A perfect harbour setting provides a beautiful backdrop for an eventful morning of WHALE INTERPRETATION and brilliant art exhibits. The afternoon commemorates the survivors of the 9/11 tragedy and the many acts of kindness extended when Gander and the surrounding communities welcomed the ‘Come From Away’ guests into their homes – the epicentre of the Broadway hit musical. Meals Include: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.


Gander to Clarenville

(2 nights)  The “Road to the Isles” will take you across causeways spanning the many “Tickles and Runs” leading to  TWILLINGATE ISLAND. This dedicated fishing community exhibits great wealth and culture while featuring spectacular cliff side and coastal views. Later wind through the beautiful forests and waterways of TERRA NOVA, Newfoundland’s first National Park.  Meals Include: Breakfast, Lunch.



A day of discovery awaits, starting in the historic village of TRINITY, one of the oldest communities in North America. Celebrate the beginning of European history while walking the same cliffs as walked by John Cabot when he claimed “Buena Vista” for King Henry in 1497.   Visit RYAN PREMISES NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE in Bonavista. Spend a relaxing afternoon enjoying the seashore, chatting with the locals or touring the many historic premises for an opportunity to truly understand the inshore fishing techniques that have allowed Newfoundlanders to thrive for hundreds of years. Meals Include: Breakfast, Lunch.



Clarenville to St. John’s

(2 nights) Travel to the Avalon Peninsula. Natural wonders abound on a morning BOAT TOUR (weather permitting) to the WITLESS BAY ECOLOGICAL RESERVE where Atlantic Puffins, Murres and millions of seabirds nest on these coastal islands. Being a favorite feeding ground for Humpback, Minke, and Fin whales, sightings are a definite possibility. Visit CAPE SPEAR NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE, home of the oldest lighthouse in the province and the most easterly point on the continent. From here you are closer to the British Isles than from anywhere else in North America. Continue to St. John’s, the provincial capital and cultural showcase of the island. Meals Include: Breakfast, Lunch.


St. John’s

A GUIDED CITY TOUR this morning will introduce you to one of North America’s oldest settlements and the perfect orientation for your free afternoon time. Visit CABOT TOWER and SIGNAL HILL to view the harbour’s “Narrows” and admire the architecture of old St. John’s including the famous “Jelly Bean Houses”. Enjoy the salt air while exploring the many historic exhibits, walking trails, boutique shops and galleries that surround your hotel. This evening gather for an INCLUDED FAREWELL DINNER, the perfect finale to a memorable touring adventure. Meals Include: Breakfast, Farewell Dinner.


St. John’s to Home Cities

All good things must come to an end and so we bid a fond farewell to our newest yet oldest province.  Fly home with many delightful memories of an authentic Newfoundland experience to be recalled for years to come. AIRPORT TRANSFER is provided. Meals Include: Breakfast.

tour route map for Newfoundland Island Wide

Included in Your Holiday

  • First class transportation on an air-conditioned, washroom equipped motorcoach
  • Quality accommodation and tax
  • Services of an experienced  Tour Director and Driver
  • Baggage handling, one average piece per person
  • Admission to attractions and sightseeing as outlined in the itinerary
  • Airport Transfers
  • Viking Trail
  • Gros Morne National Park UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Bonne Bay Boat Tour (weather permitting)
  • Discovery Centre
  • The Tablelands
  • Whale Interpretation
  • Gander
  • Twillingate Island
  • Terra Nova National Park
  • Trinity
  • Bonavista
  • Ryan Premises
  • Boat Tour at Witless Bay Ecological Reserve (weather permitting)
  • Cape Spear National Historic Park
  • City Tour of St. John’s
  • Cabot Tower
  • Signal Hill
  • Farewell Dinner
  • 15 Meals Include:  7 Breakfasts, 5 Lunches; 3 Dinners.

2024 Pricing

Cost per person | Prices in Canadian Dollars from Deer Lake | Land portion only | Airfare and tax are not included

Consult Nagel Tours or your travel agent for the best available airfare



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