Snowy open fields, groomed trails, ice fishing, and spectacular scenery awaits you in Western Newfoundland’s pristine outdoors. Available upon request a map to help guide you the way.
If you love fishing, then Western Newfoundland becomes heaven on water. Home to several class A salmon rivers, you are bound to land your trophy fish. At Big Falls you can view the mighty Atlantic Salmon jumping as they make their way upstream. The Humber River is truly an salmon anglers paradise, but salmon is not the only catch in Western Newfoundland, trout are also bountiful in the numerous lakes and ponds within this region.
Gros Morne National Park
Enjoy a full day excursion to Gros Morne National Park to explore the scenic beauty of this UNESCO World Heritage Site. From volcanic ocean headlands, Fjords, to fine sandy beaches, and extraordinary hiking trails the park offers something for everyone. Wildlife abounds in the national park. Moose are particularly plentiful with the largest population per square KM of anywhere in North America. Gros Morne National Park is an unforgettable experience!
Eastern Canada’s First! Located next to Marble Mountain. MarbleZip Tours offers an experience like no other in the province. It’s a cross between parachuting and flying and it’s the ride of a lifetime. consisting of a series of custom-designed zip cables and platforms strategically placed at various elevations and distances along Marble Mountain Gorge. Soar across the line directly above Steady Brook Falls and the breathtaking canyon below. Six zip lines and ten platforms provide ample view points to overlook scenic Humber Valley. www.marbleziptours.com
Hiking in Western Newfoundland in not limited only to the National Park. There are numerous trails throughout the Bay of Islands and Humber Valley region. Guides are available and trips can range from 2-3 hours or 2-3 days depending on your ability. visit the City of Corner Brook’s adventure tourism web page for more information.
On the Water
Boat Tours, Kayaking and canoeing are becoming very popular with Western Newfoundland’s vast expanse of wilderness and ocean areas. You can explore on your own or take advantage of guided tours offered by our partner company True North Charters. See Available Tours for additional information.
Gros Morne Theatre Festival
The Gros Morne Theatre Festival has been named in the American Bus Association’s Top 100 things to see in 2005. This festival has a long tradition of offering the best in stage productions from comedy to drama. “Tempting Providence” the life story of Nurse Myra Bennett was first performed at this festival… it has since travelled world wide to rave reviews… find out more at Theatre Newfoundland Labrador’s Web Site.
Marble Mountain Resort
Challenging terrain, an abundance of snow, and short lift lines – these are just a few of the reasons people flock to Marble Mountain Resort. Our vertical drop is the highest of any ski resort in Atlantic Canada, and we offer some of the best skiing and snowboarding east of the Rockies. With 39 trails of varying difficulty ranging from beginner to expert, accessible by five lifts, there’s something here for the whole family. Visit www.skimarble.com to plan your trip to Marble Mountain! Come Out and Play!”
A warm and friendly atmosphere and incredible snowy conditions welcome you to the Blow-Me-Down X-Country Ski Club. There are 40km of groomed trails with warm up shelters and a main lodge. Day and Season passes are available at very reasonable rates and lighted trails for night skiing. Visit the Ski Club’s Web Site for more information.
The Humber Valley regions offers a triple play when it comes to golf. Award winning courses that challenge and entertain. Featuring the Humber Valley resort, which has won numerous international awards for its famed 18 hole championship course. As well, within the city of Corner Brook, the Blomidon Golf Course offers a relaxing scenic view of the city and surrounding bay. The Humber River Golf Course finishes the triple play with a challenging 9 nine course nestled in the forest along the Humber River.