The Canadian Maritimes and Newfoundland
- 8 Days
- NG Explorer
- 148 Guests
- Expeditions in: Sep
- From $8,170 to $15,270
A circumnavigation and exploration of the island of Newfoundland & outlying islands
Embark National Geographic Explorer and sail into eastern Canada's breathtaking natural beauty. Discover Newfoundland's little known, astonishing Viking past. Your journey of pure discovery ventures to the legendary islands of Cape Breton, Saint Pierre, and the Isles de la Madeleine.
Immerse yourself in the region’s extraordinary history
Venture into the ancient Viking settlement of L’Anse aux Meadows, the only widely accepted site of trans-Atlantic Viking establishment and very early Norse exploration. See WWII harbor defenses, and visit the only North American island that remains under French control, an outpost of its era as a colonial superpower.
Revel in wild landscapes
Discover sweeping dunes, wind- and wave-carved cliffs, and sandstone hills in a wild land. Keep an eye out for moose, see birds, including charming puffins, and rely on our eagle-eyed naturalists to keep an eye on the horizon for whales.
Discover Gros Morne National Park
Explore the intriguing red cliffs and strange tabletop formations at Gros Morne National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site. We’ll walk one portion of the reserve in the morning with our geologist, and then reposition Explorer over lunch to hike the tabletop formation. This site is one of the few in the world where the same rock at the Earth’s core is visible at the surface, and it has recently become the focus of NASA research since findings from the Mars rover have uncovered very similar features.
Important Flight Information
Please talk to an Expedition Specialist before booking your airfare.
Book now and receive complimentary round-trip airfare between New York/St. John's and return on the 2017 departures. Valid for new bookings only, subject to availability, and may not be combined with other offers and pre- and post-extensions. Call for details.
free bar tab and crew tips included, starting april 2017
Beginning in Apr. 2017, we will cover your bar tab and all tips for the crew on all National Geographic Explorer and National Geographic Orion voyages.
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