Exploring the coastline of Newfoundland and Labrador in Canada is an amazing adventure, with a national park, several different settlements and some intriguing cities. Although the area is wild and remote, you’ll probably be surprised by the rich history here, along with stunning scenery and exotic wildlife on our journey between Canada and Iceland. Learn about the fascinating history of the tribes who lived in the area for thousands of years, and the people living here today.
Starting in Halifax, we cruise along the eastern shores of Nova Scotia to visit the historic city of Louisbourg, known for its French Fortress. Then the people of the idyllic outpost Îles de la Madeleine will amaze you with their ability to live and endure the powerful wind and ocean storms of their environment.
Wild and wonderful
Bonne Bay and Gros Morne National Park are two highlights of a Newfoundland trip. The landscape of deep valleys, steep cliffs, sandy beaches and the spectacular fjord system is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Moose, caribou, fox, black bears, ptarmigans and eagles are a common sight here. This ancient landscape is simply unforgettable.
Immerse yourself in the whaling history and great natural beauty of Red Bay, before seeing St. Anthony and remains from the 1000-year-old Viking settlement in L’Anse aux Meadows. Charming Battle Harbour is a wilderness adventure destination with lots of history, icebergs and wildlife.
Iceland; not just a destination, an adventure
We cross the North Atlantic to explore an island shaped by the forces of nature. The beautifully barren landscapes demonstrate the creative powers of the four elements; earth, air, fire, and water, in a very dramatic way. Here you have a chance to explore the natural wonders of Isafjörður and Stykkíshólmur, before the expedition ends in Iceland’s capital Reykjavik.