NEWFOUNDLAND 2022

ITINERARY

Day 1 - May 29, 2022

HOTEL: Sandman Signature St. John’s - 227 Kenmount Rd (Google Maps)

Sunrise: 5:09am

Sunset: 8:47pm

 

1:00pm - Meet at the hotel parking area. (I will ask for an early check in for those that need it.)

From there we will make our way to the Cape Spear area for some afternoon shooting and scouting for our sunrise the following morning. (Google maps)

 

4:00pm - Early dinner (Moxie’s in our hotel)

 

5:30pm - We will head to the town of Pouch Cove and then down to Cape St. Francis Lighthouse and Biscayan Cove.  (This area has become a little tradition for me when visiting Newfoundland. It is the very first place I visit. It's wild and dramatic. We will stay here for sunset. (Google Maps)

 

9:00pm - Head back to the hotel.

Day 2 - May 30, 2022

HOTEL: Seaport Inn - 127 Discovery Trail, Trinity Bay North (Google Maps)

Sunrise: 5:08am

Sunset: 8:48pm

 

3:30am - Meet at our vehicles and head to Cape Spear for sunrise. (Google Maps)

 

6:30/7:00am - Breakfast at the Denny’s in the Sandman Signature hotel

 

(You can use the time between breakfast and check out to do some shopping for snacks to keep in the vehicle in case we are traveling during lunch time)

 

9:00am  - Check out of the hotel.

9:15am - head out to Grates Cove (Google Maps)

We may make some stops on the way there. We will have our fingers crossed for some icebergs for shots along the cliffs and the quaint town.

 

12:30pm - Head to Dildo, NL (Google Maps)

Quick visit of the area

 

4:30pm - Arrive at Seaport Inn hotel. Check in and have dinner at the hotel’s restaurant. (I will be having the Cod Nuggets here as it's my favourite. They have great food!)

 

6:00pm - Head down to Bonavista for sunset.

 

(Day 2 is going to be a long day)

 

Day 3 - May 31, 2022

HOTEL: Seaport Inn 

Sunrise: 5:08am

Sunset: 8:49pm

 

Breakfast: At the Hotel

 

Zodiac Iceberg tour: This tour is weather dependent so I do not have a start time for this just yet. I am hoping it will be a go ahead for an early morning sail or it may be a late evening sail. 

 

Since we will be moving the schedule around the boat trip, we will spend the other part of the day at Cape Bonavista Lighthouse, Dungeon Provincial Park and Elliston for a chance to see Puffins (Google Maps

 

This day will be a bit of a relax since the schedule is fluid. There will be time for an afternoon nap.

 

Dinner: at the hotel

 

Day 4 - June 1, 2022

HOTEL: Toulinguet Inn - 56 Main Street, Twillingate (Google Maps)

Sunrise: 5:07am

Sunset: 8:50pm

 

(This morning is a backup in case the weather on the 31st isn’t good for the boat tour. The things we do in the morning on this day may be shifted to the previous day if needed)

 

3:00am - Sunrise in the Bonavista area. Take the scenic route back to the hotel for breakfast. 

 

7:00am - Breakfast at the hotel.

 

9:00am - Check out of the hotel.

 

9:15am - Head to King’s Cove, Keels and then on to Twillingate (Google Maps)

 

4:00pm - Check into Toulinguet Inn Hotel.

 

4:30pm - Dinner in town.

 

7:30pm - Sunset in the Twillingate area.

 

Day 5 - June 2, 2022 

HOTEL: Toulinguet Inn - 56 Main Street, Twillingate

Sunrise: 5:06am

Sunset: 8:51pm

 

3:30am - Sunrise in the Twillingate area.

 

Free day to explore the town, rest up, do whatever. We will meet back up for dinner. 

 

Day 6 - June 3, 2022

HOTEL: Burnt Cape Cabins - 4 Main Street, Raleigh (Google Maps)

Sunrise: 5:06am

Sunset: 8:52pm

 

(Long driving day) 

 

3:30am - Sunrise in the Twillingate area.

 

6:30am - Quick breakfast.

 

7:00am - Check out of the hotel and head to Deer Lake for lunch. (Google Maps)

 

12:00pm - Leave Deer Lake and head to Raleigh.

 

4:30pm - Check into Burnt Cape Cabins.

 

5:00pm - Dinner at the restaurant next to the cabins.

(If you like seafood this will be the place you will love. The last time I was here the chef left the building and went right to the water to get the food that you ordered so it's extremely fresh.)

 

8:00pm - Possible sunset if it looks promising, however we can shoot it from our cabins. 

 

Day 7 - June 4, 2022

HOTEL: Holiday Inn Deer Lake, 38 Bennett Ave, Deer Lake (Google Maps)

Sunrise: 5:05am

Sunset: 8:53pm

 

3:00am - Sunset around St. Lunaire-Griquet

(Google Maps

*This will be an early check out morning.*

 

6:00am - Quick breakfast in town.

 

8:00am - Visit Viking settlements and L’Anse Aux Meadows National Historic Site.

 

10:30am - Head towards Port Au Croix. (Google Maps)

 

1:30pm - Lunch in Port Au Croix. 

 

3:00pm - Head to Deer Lake.

 

6:00pm - Check into the Hotel. 

 

6:30pm - Dinner in town

 

7:30pm - Sunset Maybe.

 

Day 8 - June 5, 2022

HOTEL: Seaport Inn - 127 Discovery Trail, Trinity Bay North (Google Maps)

Sunrise: 5:05am

Sunset: 8:53pm

 

3:00am - Sunrise at Tablelands area (Google Maps)

 

7:00am - Breakfast at the hotel. 

 

8:30am - Check out and head to Seaport Inn Hotel

 

2:30pm - Check into Hotel

 

4:00pm - Head to Bonavista for dinner

 

6:00pm - Exploring and sunset in the Bonavista Area.

 

Day 9 - June 6, 2022

HOTEL: Sandman Signature St. John’s - 227 Kenmount Rd (Google Maps)

Sunrise: 5:04am

Sunset: 8:54pm

 

3:00am - Sunrise in the Bonavista area. *Early check out*

 

6:30am - Head towards Cape St. Mary’s Ecological Reserve(Google Maps)

 

 

9:30am - Late breakfast in Placentia (Google Maps)

 

11:00pm - Arrive at Cape St. Mary’s Ecological Reserve 

 

1:00pm - Head to St. John’s.

 

3:00pm - Check into the hotel.

 

4:00pm - Early dinner, final dinner.

 

5:30pm - Head down to Quidi Vidi, Sugarloaf Path

(Google Maps)

 

6:30pm - Visit Jellybean Row in St. John’s. (Google Maps)

 

7:30pm - Sunset at Signal Hill National Historic Site. (Google Maps)

 

9:00pm - Back to the hotel.