Expedition Newfoundland

This is a video I found on YouTube from Overland Pioneers, who released a full documentary in October 2023 of their 3-week trip to Newfoundland that they filmed in the summer of 2023.

This video gives you awesome views of Newfoundland scenery that I hope you enjoy!

(169) Expedition Newfoundland | FULL MOVIE | Travel Documentary – YouTube

Join us on our overland journey to Canada’s Newfoundland Island. We spend 3 weeks July 2023 camping and traveling to some of the most beautiful places around the country.

We spent 6 months mapping and planning for this trip. Packing in as much adventure as we can. Trip Powered by REDARC, XVenture Trailers, Powertube TV & Rugged Bound Supply PLEASE SUBSCRIBE

Our journey starts with a 1860 mile trek just to get to Newfoundland Canada. But first a border crossing into New Brunswick via the Deer island ferry. Our first night in Canada lands us at the Bay of Fundy. Next into Nova Scotia and our first epic Lobster Roll.

Arriving in Sydney NS port to get on a 8 hr Atlantic Ferry going to Newfoundland. Once in Newfoundland our real overland expedition can begin.

We make our way up the west coast exploring the Long Island peninsula and small lobster villages. Next the Viking Trail, Great Northern Peninsula along beautiful shores, collapsed sea caves and barren landscapes. We camp at the furthest north Point Normans Cape.

Next Lance Aux Meadows a viking village. Then to St. Anthony. Ending the day in Englee. A coastal fishing town that we camp above on a mountain lake. Then we head off of the northern peninsula down to the abandoned town Round Harbor with our first humpback whale visitor. Landing on the cliffs overlooking the North Atlantic in the town of LaScie. We spend the afternoon watching humpback whales play in the bay.

Followed by a visit to iconic Twillingate where a sickness may cut our trip short. Next Newfoundlands largest offshore island, Fogo Island. After the ferry our first stop is the small town of Fogo. We visit an odd location The Fogo Island Inn. A remote 5 star hotel. We return to Fogo to camp at the Brimstone Head Park. Leaving Fogo we visit Cape Freels Beach. Then we head down to the beautiful island chain town of Newtown. We end our day on the island of Greensport with an afternoon of crazy weather.

Our next day takes us through Terra Nova National Park where we find Mountain View’s, an extremely useful visitor center, showers and an aquatic touch tank. Our path then leads around the north rim of the Bonaviata peninsula. We check out the Cape Bonivista Lighthouse and Puffin Colony. Before heading to the Community Pasture full of wild roaming horses and the perfect camp spot. Ending the day with two whales slapping the water with fins and tails for hours just off shore. Exploring Elliston we find more Puffin and whale!

Next we head to Trinity to one of the oldest blacksmith forges around! A few hr drive takes us to Dildo and a bay side camp spot. The next destination is the islands largest city, Saint Johns. Where we see Signal Hill, Cabot Tower and Jelly Bean Row. Then we become true Newfoundlanders by getting Screeched In at Trapper Johns. We end the day camped on a 600 foot high cliff north of St. John’s.

The next day takes us as far East as you can go on the continent to Cape Spear. Then we wind our way down the coast through Ferryland and around to the South Avalon-Burin Oceanic Barrens. Where we end up at Cape Race Lighthouse. We do some trail riding before settling in a small cove full of seals.

Our last day on the island takes us to Cape Pine (the furthest south you can drive) and then up to Castle Hill Fort before we Jump on our ferry in Argentia (MV Atlantic Vision) to head back home through Nova Scotia and New Brunswick.

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