Essential Newfoundland Fly Drive

St. Johns • Trinity • Bonavista • Peninsula Trinity

This 7-day self-drive holiday through Newfoundland is a truly relaxing way to explore the culture and wilderness of Atlantic Canada.

A lesser-visited part of the country, Newfoundland offers the charm of North America’s oldest city, St. John’s, breathtaking coastal scenery and an abundance of marine and bird life. Get off the beaten track on this week long escape through Canada’s most easterly province.

From €1349pp

What's Included

  • Return flights from Dublin to St. John’s
  • 6 NIGHTS accommodation in selected Fly Drive hotels (more details below)
  • Economy car rental for 7 days
  • Travel documentation package including maps and driving directions
  • Lonely Planet Guide of Canada
  • Quote Ref 1560617

Staff Tips

We will arrange a flight to your destination where you pick up a rental car on arrival and tour at you own pace through your favourite destination. We can arrange all of your accommodation or you can ‘freelance’. Freelancing is not recommended during the park summer or autumn periods.

Audrey Joyce

Travel Expert

Your Adventure...

St. John’s Arrival
St. John’s Sightseeing
St. John’s to Bonavista Peninsula and Trinity (345 km/215 mi)
Trinity
Bonavista Peninsula Trinity
Trinity to St. John’s (345 km/215 mi)
St. John’s Tour Ends
  • Day 1 St. John’s Arrival

    Arrive in St. John’s and pick up your rental vehicle. The rest of the day is at your leisure.
    Overnight in St. John’s at the Leaside Manor with breakfast included.

  • Day 2 St. John’s Sightseeing

    A morning of sightseeing in St. John’s. Discover ‘the Rooms’, drive up Signal Hill for spectacular views and take a trip out to Cape Spear National Park, the most easterly point in North America. Visit one of the province`s most photographed places, Quidi Vidi Village just 3 km from St. John’s. You may want to stop at Quidi Vidi Brewery for a pint.
    Overnight in St. John’s at the Leaside Manor with breakfast included.

  • Day 3 St. John’s to Bonavista Peninsula and Trinity (345 km/215 mi)

    Today embark on your journey to Bonavista Peninsula. When arriving in Bonavista visit the Ryan Premises National Historic Site, a 19th century replica fish processing factory. In this small village you will also find the red and white striped Bonavista Lighthouse, and the Matthew Legacy, a replica of John Cabot’s ship which voyaged across the Atlantic to discover a new land in 1497.
    Overnight in Trinity at the Artisan Inn with breakfast included.

  • Day 4 Trinity

    Explore the enchanting village of Trinity with its restored white and pastel coloured clapboard houses. Set along a dramatic coastline you will discover a sense of Newfoundland’s history and nature. Join the Trinity Pageant, a walking theatre that meanders through the village enticing viewers to live the history of the area.
    Overnight in Trinity at the Artisan Inn with breakfast included.

  • Day 5 Bonavista Peninsula Trinity

    Now that you have a sense of the area, venture to Port Rexton today and hike the Skerwink Trail. This very walkable trail will take you along the rugged coastline for a spectacular view of the surrounding villages set against the ocean. In the afternoon, make your way to Bonaventure to visit the film set of ‘Random Passage’ a mini-series outlining the story of the trials and tribulations of a settling people.
    Overnight in Trinity at the Artisan Inn with breakfast included.

  • Day 6 Trinity to St. John’s (345 km/215 mi)

    Return to St John’s and settle in for one more night. In the afternoon drive to Bay Bulls (33km/20 mi) to take a boat excursion to see whales and the Atlantic puffin - if you are lucky you may even spot an iceberg. Along the way explore the little villages that dot the coastline. After your whale watching excursion you may want to continue to Cape St. Mary’s Ecological reserve. The reserve is settled by thousands of sea birds nestled along the rocky shores edge.
    Overnight in St. John’s at the Leaside Manor with breakfast included.

  • Day 7 St. John’s Tour Ends

    Departure from Newfoundland.

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