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Your travels with Wildland Tours will feature wild and interesting days followed by comfortable nights in nice hotels.  Lots of folks use their time with us to get their bearings as they plan for a few days of independent exploring following their tour.  Our leaders will have lots of current informations about festivals and events.  And these are a few more ideas…..

A Land and Sea of PossibilitiesA Land and Sea of Possibilities
Photograph Iceberg Alley on your Newfoundland Adventure


  • Canoe the Gander River (if you’re experienced) or else take a trip with a Gander River man on a world-famous Gander River boat.
  • Go windsurfing — we have some of the world’s best conditions and most fabulous sites.
  • Try salmon, trout, or char fishing. If it’s good enough for George Bush and Lee Wulfe, it’s good enough for anyone!
  • Stand on the most easterly point of land in North America.
  • Visit some of the world’s most prominent geological spectacles at Gros Morne National Park.
  • View caribou, puffins, gannets, and whales with Wildland Tours.
  • See the only authenticated Viking landfall in North America.
  • View runes said to be left by St. Brendan 200 years before the Vikings.
  • Get screeched in (ask a local what this means)!
  • Catch some of our exciting nightlife. The bands and pubs of George Street in St. John’s draw partiers from New Orleans!
  • Check out the Labrador 400 dogsled race.
  • Check out unique local crafts at some of our great local gift stores.
  • Visit the Exploits Salmon Festival in Grand Falls or watch leaping salmon at Big Falls, Rocky River, or one of a dozen other great salmon rivers.
  • Pick bakeapples, partridgeberries, and blueberries — check them out in local jams, wines, and desserts
  • Find a Newfoundland pony — North America’s only descendent of the Westmoreland horse.
  • Have your picture taken with a Newfoundland dog.
  • Sail around an iceberg while sipping Iceberg Vodka chilled by a bergy bit.
  • Watch a moose — but don’t hit one on our roads!
  • Check out Dorset and Maritime Archaic sites.
  • Travel to Mistaken Point and hike with the local caretakers to see the ancient fossil beds.
  • Explore the Corner Brook Caves.
  • Wander the cliffs and valleys of the East Coast Trail.
  • Check out the local music scene — the most dynamic in Canada.
  • Breathe the freshest air in the world.
  • Enjoy the colours of the Northern Lights — captured in Labradorite.
  • Relax!