“Thrilling Air, Land & Sea Exploration Amid The Mighty North Atlantic”
Newfoundland and Labrador is your ultimate eco-adventure travel destination.
It is quite magical, even primitive situated on the most eastern edge of North America. There is a certain spirituality as our lands and seas surround you.
Here you will witness stunning, pristine natural habitats and one of the last remaining wilderness regions on earth.
First of all, with the North Atlantic Ocean at its doorstep, NL is home to ‘Iceberg Alley’. This is one of the best spots on the planet for you to view these 10,000-year-old frosty giants.
Furthermore, our climate and location also support a diverse wildlife and rich ecosystem. Just off the coast, the cool Labrador Current and warm Gulf Stream meets to create an abundance of marine life. This attracts thousands of whales (22 species) and 35 million seabirds (including gannets, kittiwakes, puffins, falcons, hawks, and bald eagles).
Finally, our vast landscape is equally breathtaking and diverse including 29,000 km (18,020 miles) of rugged coastline. As well as arctic tundra, majestic mountains, massive wetlands and lakes and lush boreal forests. NL is also home to four National Parks, four UNESCO World Heritage Sites and 18 wilderness and ecological reserves.
Scientists and rock hounds the world over are also drawn to our ancient, world-class geology and ecology. Which includes early life formation (dating between 500 million and 1.2 billion years ago) as well as 3.9 billion-year-old rocks (some of the oldest on earth). Not to forget continental fault lines, exotic plant species and ancient seas.
NL is quickly establishing itself as Canada’s next great winter destination too. The region is a true winter wonderland, receiving plenty of the white stuff (average snowfalls of 16 feet in some areas). Adventurers and outdoor enthusiasts alike are increasingly taking advantage of our marvelous ski slopes and winter festival scene.
In NL, countless thrilling activities exist for your physical rush and engagement.