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St John's Newfoundland Nearby Towns and Attractions: Lewisporte



Lewisporte is just 11 kilometres north of Route 1, theTrans-Canada Highway, and is where you can catch a ferry to Labrador and to the rustic islands just off the coast. Lewisporte is named for Lewis Miller, an Scotsman who started a logging company in central Newfoundland (interestingly, nearby Millertown is also named for him). Stop at the Visitor Information Centre at Notre Dame Junction (Route 340) to get information on the ferries to Fogo Island and Change Island, as well as where the icebergs are. You can take a break at Notre Dame Provincial Park, just east of the town on Route 1.

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LewisporteAttractions

Bleak House Museum
P.O. Box 57
Fogo, Fogo Island, Newfoundland, A0G 2B0
709-266-2237 fax: 709-266-2972
Built around 1816 for John Slade of Poole, England. This was the principal house of fish merchant Henry Earle from 1897-1967. Restored with many original items.
From Jun 29 - Sep 06


Lewisporte Train Park & Hiking Trail
P.O. Box 219
Lewisporte, Newfoundland, A0G 3A0
709-535-2525 fax: 709-535-2695
Tour authentic Newfoundland trains, including a caboose, passenger car, plow and engine. View the historic museum and display that depicts the railway in. Walk our scenic trail along the scenic Bottom Brook.
From Jan 01 - Dec 31


Marine Information Centre
P.O. Box 70
Seldom, Fogo Island, Newfoundland, A0G 3Z0
709-627-3366 fax: 709-627-3495
Restored Fisherman's Protective Union Trading Company building, cod liver oil factory, Funk Island display, interpretation of the Fogo process & Fogo Island Co-op. Craft shop, marina, public shower & laundry.
From Jun 01 - Aug 31


Moreton's Harbour Marina
P.O. Box 107
Moreton's Harbour, Newfoundland, A0G 3H0
709-466-2700 fax: 709-466-3090
Pleasure-boat marina services in Notre Dame Bay. Services include wharves, moorings, water, ice, showers, washers, dryers, yacht cleaning, phone, power supply, outdoor hot tub, propane, fuel, accommodations.
From Jun 01 - Oct 01


Moreton's Harbour W.i. Community Museum
P.O. Box 28
Moreton's Harbour, Newfoundland, A0G 3H0
709-684-2355
Fisherman's room, telegraph equipment and news books. Mementos from two World Wars. Vintage wedding dresses. Sit by the Waterloo Stove and enjoy afternoon tea for $2.00 in our good old outport.
From Jun 15 - Sep 02


Prime Berth Historic Fishing Center
Box 133
Durrell, Newfoundland, A0G 1Y0
709-884-5925 fax: 709-884-5226
Living historic fishing premises. Fishing stage, fish store & netloft. Bark pots, puncheons, splittin' table, salt cod, dried squid, baby ducks & rabbits. Sea aquarium & unique craft studio. A must see!
From Jun 15 - Sep 30


School House Museum
c/o Bruce Pomeroy
Fogo, Newfoundland, A0G 2B0
709-266-2237 fax: 709-266-2972
Built in 1888, it was one of the first one-room Roman Catholic Schools in rural Newfoundland. Today it has been restored to its original state. A tour guide will be on site for your convenience.
From Jul 01 - Sep 30

Festivals

Brimstone Head Folk Festival
P.O. Box 146
Fogo, Newfoundland, A0G 2B0
709-266-2403
Outdoor festival in a rugged picturesque cove, offering the best in traditional Newfoundland & Irish music. Fogo Island is a 40 minute ferry ride from Farewell on Route 335.
From Aug 10 - Aug 12


Etheridges Point Seaside Festival
P.O. Box 28
Joe Batt's Arm, Newfoundland, A0G 2X0
709-658-3490 fax: 709-658-3408
An entire weekend to celebrate our unique culture with traditional Newfoundland foods & an abundance of local performances of music, song & dance. Fun & games for the young and young at heart. Licensed bar. Boat tours around Fogo Island, Little Fogo Islands.
From Aug 03 - Aug 05


Lumsden Day - Celebration By The Sea
P.O. Box 100
Lumsden, Newfoundland, A0G 3E0
709-530-2309 fax: 709-530-2144
Games of chance, contests, fish & brewis, pea soup, hot dogs, bake & handicraft sales, dances, beer tent, amateur entertainment and bingo.
From Aug 02 - Aug 04


Tours & Adventures

Atlantic View Adventure Tours
Box 346, RR#1
Twillingate, Newfoundland, A0G 4M0
709-884-5483
Two-hour boat tour to many rugged inlets around the coast. View whales, icebergs or just relax. At Prime Berth Fishing Center, first building on Twillingate Island.
From Jun 01 - Sep 03


Garden By The Sea Boat Tours
Box 70
Moreton's Harbour, Newfoundland, A0G 3H0
709-684-2287, tollfree: 1-877 844 2287 fax: 709-684-2287
27' Peterbourgh Cruiser sleeps four, 250 hp. Available with skipper for whale and iceberg watching, island tours or cruising.
From Jun 01 - Sep 30


Iceberg Quest Ocean Tours
P.O. BOX 14
Twillingate, NF, A0G 4M0
709-884-1888 fax: 709-884-1818 Toll Free: 1-877-894-2537
Join the M.V. ICEBERG QUEST and experience the splendor of our rugged coastline, along with magnificent icebergs, graceful humpback whales, dolphins and a variety of seabirds. Step board...experience the wonder...your memories will last a lifetime! Daily departures at 9:30am, 1:00pm and 4:00pm complimented by traditional music and exquisite photo opportunities. We have a heated cabin, washroom facilities and an uncrowded deck space for your viewing comfort. Operates May through September.

Twillingate Adventure Tours
P.O. Box 273
Twillingate, Newfoundland, A0G 4M0
709-884-5999, tollfree: 1-888-447-8687 fax: 709-884-5113
See icebergs, whales, seabirds, on 55-foot MV Daybreak. 2 hour guided cruise, experienced guides, complimentary coffee & kool-aid. Washroom & heated cabin. Specializing in icebergs. "We do more than carry people."
From May 20 - Sep 20


Twillingate Island Boat Tours And The Iceberg Shop
P.O. Box 127
Twillingate, Newfoundland, A0G 4M0
709-884-2242, tollfree: 1-800-611-2374 fax: 709-884-5575
See icebergs, whales, birds, dolphins and seals, in season aboard MV Iceberg Alley, specifically designed fiberglass boat. Over 2,500 iceberg cruises. Book tours at The Iceberg Shop. Follow the Iceberg Man.
From May 01 - Sep 30

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