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St. John’s: Small Group Tour with Iceberg Quest Boat Cruise

1. St. John’s: Small Group Tour with Iceberg Quest Boat Cruise

Your tour begins with pick up directly from your hotel in downtown St. John’s. You’ll enjoy a narrated drive along the way to our first stop at the beautiful Cape Spear Lighthouse National Historic Site, the oldest in the province and sits on the most easterly point of North America. While here, you will have some time to explore the lighthouse and take in the awe-inspiring views of the Atlantic Ocean. We’ll then take you back to downtown St. John’s for a narrated driving tour of the city, passing by multiple points of interest including Jellybean Row, George Street, and taking you through nearby Quidi Vidi Village. Our next tour stop will be Signal Hill National Historic Site. The spot is significant for its historic role as the location of the final battle of the Seven Years’ War in North America. This site is also significant to communications history as it is where the first-ever transatlantic wireless signal was received by the famous Italian inventor, Guglielmo Marconi. While you are here, you will have the opportunity to explore the famous Cabot Tower and enjoy incredible views of St. John’s and its harbour. Next, you will be taken to Newfoundland’s award-winning boat tour, Iceberg Quest. You will absolutely love this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience Cape Spear, Cabot Tower and Fort Amherst from the sea as you witness the world’s largest concentration of humpback whales, along with 12,000 year old icebergs! Once you are back on land, your tour will come to a close and your guide will bring you back to your hotel in downtown St. John’s.

Manuels River: Guided Fossil Hiking Tour

2. Manuels River: Guided Fossil Hiking Tour

Take a Fossil Hike and learn to see the aftermath of active volcanoes, moving glaciers and other geological phenomena that have shaped the river valley. Then, try and uncover a 500 million year old fossil within the shale that has fallen from the cliffs. Allow for 1.5 hours for this tour. Our trails are built with accessibility in mind. We have two all terrain wheelchairs for rental. Arrive 10min before your Tour Time for Registration Embark on a Trail Tour to the Fossil Site Interact with the fossil site and try to uncover a fossil Return to the centre and explore the exhibits at your own leisure

Manuels River Exhibits Access & Self-Guided Tour

3. Manuels River Exhibits Access & Self-Guided Tour

One of the most distinctive places in the world, Manuels River Valley boasts a fascinating geological history that goes back millions of years. Manuels River Interpretation Center is located an easy 20-minute drive from downtown St John's. Your admission includes access to the state-of-the-art interpretive center and the hiking trails. Learn about the rare 500 million-year-old trilobite fossils and the ancient geology of the area. Wander a picturesque 6-kilometer (3.7-mile) trail system to take in a rich variety of plant and animal life. There are two fossil localities at Manuels River, one on Ocean Trail East and one on Ocean Trail West. When you're ready for a rest, sit back and relax from your treetop view overlooking the river at the onsite cafe.

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