September 12 - 26, 2020
Wild and beautiful Newfoundland
If you enjoy photographing rugged northern landscapes with dense forests, rocky sea cliffs full of birds and quaint fishing villages clinging to picturesque coves you may want to join our small group for this once in a lifetime Newfoundland Photo Tour. We will travel across the island in search of the best light. Waterfalls, Lighthouses and historic villages as well as rugged headlands and rocky coastlines will be our subjects.
Regula and Christian Heeb are the assigned photographers for several books on Canada and know the country well. Being professional travel photographers for 30 years, they will help you to capture great photos and will guide you to Newfoundlands scenic spots.
- Cape Spear and Lighthouses
- City of St. Johns and its colorful houses
- Gannet birth colonies at St. Mary
- Viking Settlement L' Anse aux Meadows
- Glacial Lakes and Valleys
- Rugged Coastlines
- Trinity and picturesque fishing villages
This Newfoundland Photo Tour can be combined with our Nova Scotia Photo Tour.
Detailed travel program for this Newfoundland Photo Tour upon request.
US$ 4,950 /per person/double room sharing
US$ 1,300 /single room surplus
Participants: 4 - 6 persons
Prices are from 2018 and might see some change. If your room choice is a double room but you do not have a room partner, if we can't find you a room partner, you may find yourself staying in a single room for the extra charge.
- all accommodations in middle class motels or cabins, double room sharing
- breakfast included
- transportation from St. Johns
- all entry fees as mentioned in itinerary
- supported by Christian & Regula Heeb
- flights to and from St. Johns (YYT)
- meals besides breakfast
- cost for visa fees, if applicable
12 -26 September 2020
Sat. September 12: Individual arrival in St. John's/New Foundland (YYT) Overnight in St.John's.
Sun. September 13: Visit St. John's with Cape Spear and surrounding fishing villages. Our motifs today are the colorful houses of the capital as well as the enchanted wooden houses and jetties of the surrounding villages. The highlight is the spectacular lighthouse at Cape Spear where we photograph at sunset. Overnight in St.John's.
Mon. September 14: Today we go to Cape St. Marys Bird Sanctuary. This gannet colony is located on high cliffs with a magnificent sea view. A fantastic sight in harsh nature. Overnight near Cape St. Mary's
Tue. September 15: We continue to Bonavista where we find typical Newfoundland towns by the sea. There is also another lighthouse and great sea cliffs. Overnight near Bonavista.
Wed. September 16: Today we explore the historic and picturesque town of Trinity and go on a whale watching tour if the weather permits. Overnight in Trinity.
Thu. September 17: The journey continues through quiet forests and landscapes to Twillingate and Crows Head where we stay 2 days. There are countless scenic corners for our photographic explorations. Overnight near Twillingate.
Fri. September 18: Another day around Twillingate. Overnight near Twillingate.
Sat. September 19: The journey now goes across the island to Lobster Cove with Gros Morne National Park. Overnight near Rocky Harbour.
Sun. September 20: Gros Morne National Park with small walks and taking photos of the glacier landscape. Overnight near Rocky Harbour.
Mon. September 21: We follow the west coast north to a remote and rugged part of the island. Now we are almost in Labrador. The Viking settlement of L'Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site is our goal. Overnight near the Park.
Tue. September 22: Another day in the far north. Overnight near the Park.
Wed. September 23: The journey now goes south again to Trout River and Trout River Pond. We will once again take a look at the landscapes of the west coast. Overnight near Rocky Harbour.
Thu. September 24: On the way back we visit the rapids in Terra Nova National Park. Overnight near Port Blandford.
Fri.September 25: We celebrate the end of the tour in a typical pub in St. John's. Overnight close to St. John's Airport.
Sat. September 26: Individual departure (YYT), or joint flight to the Nova Scotia Photo Tour.
We reserve the right to adjust the program if necessary.