The East Coast Trail is a series of 24 wilderness paths totaling 265 km along the Avalon Peninsula; ranked the world's top coastal destination in 2016 by National Geographic. Enjoy ocean splendors from the shore while traversing towering cliffs and headlands, sea stacks, coves, and deep fjords. Along the way, enjoy picturesque bay-side communities, abandoned settlements, ecological reserves, and a special lighthouse picnic. The package includes ECT day hikes such as the popular Sugarloaf section, north of St. John's, the most easterly point of North America at Cape Spear, and stunning, remote sections farther south such as Flamber Head Path and the trail to the impressive sea arch at Berry Head. Take in the history and culture of small fishing towns, including charming Petty Harbour and Renews; one of the very first harbours in North America to be frequented by Europeans. There is a real possibility of whale, moose, or iceberg sightings while on the trail; but encounters with genuine, story-telling local hosts are guaranteed!
Day to Day Itinerary:
Day 1: Arrive St. John's
Day 2: Quidi Vidi Loop (9-12 km, 3-4 hrs)
Day 3: Southern Avalon Settlements (15.5 km, approx 5 hrs)
Day 4: Spurwink Island Path (16 km, approx 7 hrs)
Day 5: La Manche to Brigus South (16 km, approx 7 hrs)
Day 6: The Cribbies to Witless Bay (approx 6 hrs, 16 km)
Day 7: Day at Leisure
Day 8: Cape Spear to Maddox Cove/Petty Harbour (11.5 km, approx 5 hrs)
Day 9: Blackhead to St. John's (10,6 km, approx 6 hrs)
Day 10: Tour concludes.
Airfare is not included in the tour price.
- 8 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 5 dinners
- 9 nights in B&B's/guesthouses
- Luggage transfers (1 piece per person)
- Detailed route notes and maps (1 package per 2 hikers)
- Transfers to/from trailheads as indicated in itinerary
- 24 hr emergency assistance
- $50 donation to the East Coast Trail Association.
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