Spirit of Newfoundland & Fogo Island | Private Touring
Experience true Atlantic hospitality in Newfoundland with 2 nights visiting St.
John’s (the oldest city in North America), then it’s on to remote Fogo Island.
One of the four corners of the earth (as determined by the Flat Earth Society) Fogo Island is one of the most special and soulful spots in Canada.
Breathe deeply, your four nights here will enrich, touch and captivate you.
Itinerary at a Glance
Day 1 St. John’s | Arrival Upon your arrival in St. John’s, you will be met and transferred to Murray Premises Hotel in downtown St. John’s. Located within a National Historic Site on St. John’s waterfront, this hotel features contemporary rooms with character. With exposed wooden beams and brick walls, each room is distinct and comfortable.
Day 2 St. John’s | Private Sightseeing Enjoy a relaxing morning with a Deluxe Continental breakfast before exploring St. John’s with a private driver guide. You’ll visit Signal Hill and the Cabot Tower, which have overlooked the St. John’s harbour since 1897; Quidi Vidi Village and the colourful streets of St. John’s.
Day 3 St. John’s to Fogo Island Inn | Private Charter Helicopter Depart St. John’s today by private helicopter transfers to Fogo Island Inn, including airport transfer. This scenic 75 minute helicopter transfer will take you over the Bonavista Peninsula and across Hamilton Sound. Between June and July, icebergs can be seen floating in the water north of the mainland. Upon arrival, you will be met by Fogo Island staff to the Inn.
Set amongst the rugged landscape on the ancient rocks of the Back Western Shore, Fogo Island Inn stands out like a beacon in the rocks and offers a sense of hospitality and welcome that only a tiny island can. By bringing together a rich culture, history and people, the Inn offers an experience unlike any other, anywhere.
Day 4 - 6 Fogo Island Inn Fogo Island is big and small—big enough to be interesting, yet small enough to get to know. It has been called a welcoming wilderness. Each of the seven seasons provides a different perspective for getting to know the island and perhaps yourself. With hot summers, snowy winters, spectacular ice season, hopeful spring, trap berth season and the world’s best berry picking in the fall. Beyond three meals a day that are catered to suit your personal preferences, the Inn offers afternoon tea, snacks, a daybreak service at the rise of the sun and if you would like to eat anywhere else on the island, they’ll take care of that too. All Seasons There many things to do that can be enjoyed all year-round. Explore the Backwestern Shore, take walks with Make and Break – the Inns Newfoundland dogs, enjoy boatbuilding orientations, craft programs, stargazing, a trip to Change Island, card playing, a day with the chef, bread making and Fogo Island Inn architecture. Exercise in the fitness room, relax and recharge in the rooftop sauna, surrender to the library, read by the fire, partake in an immersion in art, learn about outport furniture traditions and visit the very special Oliver’s Cove. Spring | May Spring is the perfect time for hiking, walking, ambling and backpacking. As well as iceberg watching (from the water, air, or shore), seabird watching (from the water or shore), rowing punts, a harbour punt tour, skipping stones, epic gales & waves, beach walking & rock collecting, bonfire nights, gardens & root cellars, caribou watching, bicycling and seal watching. Trap Berth | June In Trap Berth season enjoy hiking, walking, ambling and backpacking. As well as an orientation to the fisheries, smoking fish, iceberg watching (from the water, air, or shore), seabird watching (from the water or shore), rowing punts, a harbour punt tour, skipping stones, visits to Little Fogo Islands, beach walking & rock collecting, flowers, bonfire nights, gardens & root cellars and bicycling. Summer | July – August In the summer you can enjoy our ample hiking, walking, ambling and backpacking. As well as an orientation to the fisheries, smoking fish, iceberg watching (from the water, air, or shore), foraging for mushrooms, berry picking, visits to little Fogo Islands, seabird watching (from the water or shore), rowing punts, a harbour punt tour, skipping stones, beach walking & rock collecting, touring the local museums, ocean fishing, an Indian Island bake apple excursion, pond fishing or trouting, flowers, mussel digging, capelin scooping, bonfire nights, gardens & root cellars, ocean swimming, music festivals, Sandy Cove Beach, bicycling and ocean kayaking. BERRY | September – October Berry season is another beautiful time for hiking, walking, ambling and backpacking. You can also enjoy an orientation to the fisheries, bottling & canning, smoking fish, foraging for mushrooms, berry picking, visits to little Fogo Islands, seabird watching (from the water or shore), rowing punts, a harbour punt tour, skipping stones, beach walking & rock collecting, ocean fishing, pond fishing or trouting, bonfire nights, gardens & root cellars, caribou watching, the Northern lights, Sandy Cove Beach, bicycling and ocean kayaking.
Day 7 Fogo Island Inn to St. John’s or Gander | Private Charter Helicopter Fogo Island today by private helicopter, either to St. John’s or Gander to carry on your travels or return home.
- 2 nights accommodation in St Johns
- 4 nights accommodation in Fogo Island
- Private transfers between St. Johns hotel and airport
- 4-hour private sightseeing tour of St. John’s
- Return helicopter transfer between St. John’s and Fogo Island Inn
Fogo Island Inn Inclusions:
- All meals and non-alcoholic beverages
- Use of the facilities, complimentary bicycle rental and storm weather gear and rubber boots
- Gratuities and service charges at Fogo Island Inn
Hotel Information | Deluxe Grade
- St. John’s - Murray Premises Hotel | Standard King Room
Includes Continental breakfasts
- Fogo Island - Fogo Island Inn | Labrador Suites
Includes all means and snacks
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DATES & PRICING
Departs from St. John's: Daily(Tour Code: MPYYT01)
01 May - 26 May, 2021
27 May - 30 Sep, 2021
01 Oct - 31 Oct, 2021
Spirit of Newfoundland & Fogo Island | Private Touring
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