Newfoundland’s Irish Loop

Begins and ends in St John's, Newfoundland

  • 5 Days / 4 Nights
  • All year round

Your fly drive includes

  • Round trip scheduled flights
  • Intermediate 4 door car hire, including insurances and satellite navigation
  • Accommodations as stated
  • Personalised Road Book

 

From £1475 per person based on twin occupancy of Standard rooms in low season. Other prices available on request.

Day 1

Arrive St John's

Depart the UK on your chosen scheduled flight to St John’s International Airport. Upon arrival, collect your hire car and transfer independently to the the JAG Boutique Hotel.

JAG Boutique Hotel
Day 2

St John's

Today you will explore this delightful city! This morning you will enjoy a city tour of St. John’s – a great orientation of St. John’s, as well as the most Easterly point in North America. You will visit the National Historic site of Cape Spear as well as Signal Hill. Other stops include Quidi Vidi Village, Government House, the Roman Catholic Cathedral and an orientation of the shops and restaurants of downtown St. John’s. Other sightseeing suggestions include visiting The Rooms, Johnson’s GEO Centre, the Newman Wine Vaults or maybe taking a gentle stroll along sections of the Grand Concourse, which comprises of 40 km/25 miles of spectacular trails and walkways within St. John’s, Quidi Vidi Lake and Rennies River.

Sightseeing in St John’s

JAG Boutique Hotel
Day 3

Bay Bulls

Today depart St. John’s along the Irish Loop to the scenic Avalon Peninsula, home to over 5500 woodland caribou. Continue on to Bay Bulls where you will take a cruise around the Witless Bay Ecological Reserve, a protective sanctuary for Kittiwakes, Murres, Puffins and other seabirds. The waters off Bay Bulls are home to the world’s largest population of Humpback whales. Continue along the south shore via Ferryland where you may wish to enjoy a culinary experience like no other! The Lighthouse Picnic offers exquisite food at one of the most beautiful locations in the world – Ferryland Head. Continue to Bay Bulls.

Bread & Cheese Country Inn

Day 4

Avalon Peninsula

This morning drive the western shore of the Avalon Peninsula via Cape St. Mary’s. Take time to visit the Cape St. Mary’s Ecological Reserve Seabird Sanctuary – the Interpretive Centre overlooks Bird Rock – one of the largest nesting sites for gannets in North America. Continue along the Cape Shore Route to Castle Hill National Historic Park – a fort erected in the 17th century to protect the once French capital of Newfoundland.

Sightseeing, Avalon Peninsula

Bread & Cheese Country Inn

Day 5

Journey Home

Depart Bay Bulls and take the scenic coastal loop along Conception Bay to the charming village of Brigus – residence of the world famous northern explorer Captain Bob Bartlett. Be sure to visit Hawthorne Cottage, Ye Olde Stone Barn Museum and The Tunnel whilst in Brigus. Depart Brigus and continue along the Baccalieu Trail through scenic communities such as Cupids, Harbour Grace, Heart’s Content, Hearts Delight and Dildo to name a few! Return back along the Marine Coastal Drive back to St. John’s Airport, ready for your onward journey back to the UK.


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