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The East Coast Trail is a series of 24 wilderness paths along the Avalon Peninsula; ranked the world's top coastal destination in 2016 by National Geographic. Discover fishing villages, history and wildlife at every turn, and relax in cozy B&Bs along the way.
Destinations > Eastern Canada > East Coast Trail
Nine nights accommodation, meals as indicated, luggage transfers, detailed route notes and maps.
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Lighthouse picnic lunch
Stunning coastal hiking
Iconic colourful fishing villages
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Check into your charming B&B and explore St. John's at leisure.
Hike along the lakeshore to the old fishing village of Quidi Vidi.
Transfer to the southernmost end of the East Coast Trail to visit abandoned settlements and historic communities. Enjoy a unique lighthouse picnic experience by the ocean. Hike the Spurwink Island Path known for the massive sea arch at Berry Head. Explore La Manche Provincial Park and hike the remote Flamber Head path the the small harbour community of Brigus South. From the iconic brightly painted house of 'The Cribbies', hike the peaceful seaside route to Witless Bay. Explore the rugges coast and Cape Spear Lighthouse at the most easterly point in North America, winding your way back to Petty Harbour over hills, river crossings and boardwalks. Take the coastal path north to Fort Amherst, seeing a shipwreck and former settlement along the way.
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Transfer back to St. John's for a final night, where you can visit George Street to get "Screeched In" and become an honourary Newfoundlander.
Your hiking adventure ends today.
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