Newfoundland's Natural Wonders

Glacier-carved inlets, granite cliffs, and grassy meadows await travelers on the banks of this historic island.

Iceberg Alley

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Iceberg Alley

After spring thaw, the Labrador Current carries these massive ice formations past Newfoundland's north and east coasts.

Berg Boating

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Berg Boating

Kayakers narrowly miss an icy collision as they paddle between bergs. Rowers should exercise great caution, as these frozen giants have a tendency to capsize and calve (break apart).

Go Fish

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Go Fish

The Newfoundland coast is dotted with tidy fishing villages and unparalleled views of pristine shoreline.

Finding Fresh Air

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Finding Fresh Air

Rugged mountains and wooded slopes frame much of the Great Northern Peninsula and provide a stunning backdrop for a day on the water.

Hook, Line, and Sinker

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Hook, Line, and Sinker

Boating and fishing is second nature to many Newfoundland natives, as the island is surrounded by waters so abundant that for centuries European nations vied for fishing rights.

Whale Watchers

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Whale Watchers

Visitors often gather on the clifftop helipad and watch for the plume of breaching humpbacks feeding just offshore.

Wave Ready

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Wave Ready

It's not uncommon to find small boats harbored in isolated "outports," ready and waiting for their next sea voyage.

Climbing with Creatures

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Climbing with Creatures

Woolly sheep and wildflowers delight hikers on Gros Morne National Park's Green Gardens Trail.

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