Self-guided hikes in Newfoundland - East Coast Trail

Self-Guided Trip



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Walk the best sections of Newfoundland's storied East Coast Trail. Enjoy famous hospitality in vibrant fishing communities, spot whales, icebergs and bald eagles and discover some of the best coastal scenery this part of Canada has to offer.

Activity / Theme



Canada, Maritimes

Comfort Level

Physical Rating


Leisurely / Moderate


On foot, transfers by vehicle


B&B's and inns with private or semi-private facilities

Months of Operation

June, July, August, September, October

Adventure Coordinators Insider Tip:

On the Qui Vidi Loop, stop in at the Quidi Vidi Brewery.  Rumour has it they make their suds using water directly sourced from local icebergs that are up to 20,000 years old.


DAY 1 Start St. John's
DAY 2 Walk the Quidi Vidi Loop (3-4hrs, 9-12kms)
DAY 3 Hike Spurwink Island Path (6-9hrs, 16kms)
DAY 4 On foot from La Manche to Brigus South (6-9hrs, 16kms)
DAY 5 Walk Cape Spear to Petty Harbour (4-6hrs, 11.5kms)
DAY 6 Tour ends St. John’s


5 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners
5 nights in B&B's and inns with private or semi-private facilities
Luggage transfers
Detailed route notes and maps
Airport pickup on arrival day
Transfers to/from trail heads
Use of Garmin emergency communications device
$50 donation to the East Coast Trail Association

Top image courtesy of Gordon Moore, all rights reserved

Sample tour.  Itinerary, accommodation, transportation, inclusions and prices are correct at the time of publication but may change without prior notice.  Please inquire.

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