Twillingate, Newfoundland

Sep 13, 2017 - National Geographic Explorer


Guests awoke as the ship navigated its way into Twillingate. Those that made it onto the bridge were welcomed by bald eagles and stunning views of the two islands that make up Twillingate as we approached our anchorage. Once again, the weather gods were looking down fondly on us as we managed to avoid any rain as guests made their way to shore for scenic tours and hikes.

Those on tours were taken to a lighthouse, two museums, and a wine tasting. While those who opted for hiking followed a 5 km trail through magnificent vistas.

After another delicious lunch, National Geographic Explorer made her way out of the harbor set on a course for St. Johns, while guests shared their photos and enjoyed views of the local seabirds. As the sun set over another successful voyage, the captain treated all on board to a very entertaining farewell evening.

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About the Author

James Coleman

Naturalist

Jamie is from England. He grew up in Oxford, about as far from the sea as you can get in the UK, yet somehow decided he would work in marine biology and conservation. Ever since he reached his teens, he has dedicated time to this passion, working and volunteering in various roles on nature reserves and in aquariums. It was no surprise that in 2007, he left home to study marine biology at the University of Newcastle.

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