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Newfoundland and St-Pierre and Miquelon
July 18 to July 31, 2020

 

 

The 14-day trip includes:

• Round trip in luxury coach
• A ferry crossing from North Sydney to Port aux Basques (about 6 hours)
• A ferry crossing between Argentia and North Sydney (about 14 hours)
• Two boat crossings Fortune and St-Pierre and Miquelon, (islands belonging to France)
• 12 nights in hotels - 1 night in a cabin on the Argentia ferry
• Boat excursion with the chance to see whales, "Puffins" ...
• Boat excursion in Norris Point
• Diner and a show
• A guided tour of the city of St. John's
• Guided tour of St. Pierre’s Island
• Visit of the Newfoundland Insectarium
• Visit of the North Atlantic Aviation Museum
• Visits of "Good Bay Marine Station"
• Aquarium visits, museum...
• Visits to "JOHNSON GEO CENTRE"
• and much more
• Prizes to be won on the bus

A trip designed specifically to see many landscapes, different places, see how the people of Newfoundland and St. Pierre live, and discover a part of France.

A 14-day bus trip from start to finish for people who want to explore a great Canadian province, Newfoundland. Many activities are included, including boat tour, whale cruises, museum tours, guided tours, ferries, entrance to some parks, a group supper and much more.

In order to make the most of the trip, a certain physical health is required; we have to walk several times to see as much as possible.

In general, our travellers are 90 to 95% francophones, which means that the language speaking on the bus is mostly French, but guided tours are often in English if we are in English-speaking areas.

 

Day 1 : Leaving from: Edmundston, St-Leonard, St-Quentin, Kedgwick, Campbellton, Dalhousie, Bathurst, Miramichi, Bouctouche, Shediac and Moncton... (If there are 10 or more people, we could take a detour to pick up people in the Tracadie area).

• We stop at the Champlain Place in Moncton for lunch.
• We then travel to Sydney, NE for the first night
• The hotel is located within walking distance of the Casino (500m).

Day 2 :

• Breakfast included this morning.
• Leaving for the Ferry in North Sydney, approx. 6 hours
• We go to Corner Brook

 

Day 3 :

• Heading towards "Gros Morne National Park", where we will take a boat tour
• We take the time to have lunch and visit the area
• We then visit "the Bonne Bay Marine Station"
• We return to the Corner Brook hotel at the end of the day

 

 

Day 4 :

• Direction Gander
• We stop at Meyer's Minerals
• We stop for a visit at "Newfoundland Insectarium"
• We familiarize with the city
• Visit of "North Atlantic Aviation Museum"
• Tonight the hotel is in Gander

Day 5 :

• Breakfast included this morning
• Direction Twilingate (small village north of Newfoundland)
• Excursion by boat with the possibility of seeing whales, puffins, etc…
During the last trip, for lunch, I tried a moose poutine!
• Supper show
• Back to the hotel in Gander

 

Day 6 :

• Breakfast included this morning.
• A relaxing morning
• Then, direction "Terra Nova National Park" for a nice walk in a trail and a visit
• We continue our route towards Clarenville

 

 

Day 7 :

• Direction Trinity (small village East of Newfoundland)
• Direction Bonavista (where Jean Cabot has arrived)
• We stop to see the Jean Cabot Statue and the lighthouse
• Small stop at the Dongeon (like a cave)
• Going to Elliston to see a large colony of puffins
• Then, heading to the hotel for a second night in Clarenville

 

Day 8 :

• Direction Fortune, to take a boat which will bring us to St-Pierre. The bus will not cross with us. You will need your passport since the island belongs to France.
• We arrive on the island in the evening
• Take the opportunity to stroll through the small streets of the island, taste French food, experience French culture, with their Euro, their way of speaking and their European cars. We will stay two nights.
• Free evening

 

Day 9 :

• We start the day by a guided visit of St-Pierre’s island in order to discover it.
• You have the rest of the day to explore.

 

Day 10 :

• We take the boat for Fortune
• The bus is waiting for us in order to go to St-John, where we will stay three nights.

 

Day 11 :

• Guide visit of the city of St-John
• Visit of "Signal Hill"
• JOHNSON GEO CENTRE
• "The Room"
• In the evening it’s time to get screeched, in a bar of St-John (for the ones who want to live the experience)
• The hotel is situated directly in the city center.

 

 

Day 12 :

• We continue to visit différents places in St-John
• We take you to do some shopping at Avalon Mall
• Free evening

 

Day 13 :

• Direction CapeSpear (the most Eastern point of North America)
• Direction Argentia to take the ferry direction North Sydney (14 - 15 hours to cross)
• We sleep on the boat in small cabins

Day 14 :

• Going back home

 

Prix par personne
4 persons/room : $2479 ch. (2 lit)
3 persons/room : $2649 ch. (2 lit)
2 persons/room: $2989 ch. (1 lit)
2 persons/room: $3049 ch. (2 lit)
1 person/room: $4289 ch.

A $250 deposit is required to confirm your booking. The balance payable at least 95 days before departure.

There may still be changes to dates, prices and schedules and inclusions.

 

 

 Voyages Mario Tours
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111 Baybreeze Drive, Dalhousie, NB, E8C 1E3
Tel.: (506) 684-3511 – Toll free (888) 398-MARIO - Fax: (506) 684-9980

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