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A real “must do”!

Western Brook Pond is effectively a freshwater fjord, produced by glaciation and cut off from the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Livefats
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Wrea Green, UK
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Nature at it's best

We were fortunate to have a picture perfect day for our excursion. We had booked our tour a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
iafamilytravel
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Iowa City
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Gros Morne National Park, Gros Morne National Park, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

If you visit and don’t do the boat tour, you’ll see nothing but some rock cliffs in the distance. Not boating is just a waste of your time after walking about 3km in from the parking lot. We were lucky enough to experience a beautiful...More

Thank Jason K
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Western Brook Pond is effectively a freshwater fjord, produced by glaciation and cut off from the sea when the glacier retreated. From the parking area there is a pleasant 1.5 km stroll through bog scenery to the boat departure building. The original boardwalk has been...More

Thank Livefats
Reviewed 2 days ago

We were fortunate to have a picture perfect day for our excursion. We had booked our tour a couple weeks before and were glad we did as it was filled to capacity. Try and get a spot on the top of the boat if possible....More

Thank iafamilytravel
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Although my son’s favourite part of our trip was whale watching in Bay Bulls, my wife and I both thought the Western Brook Pond boat ride into the fiord was our favourite part of the trip. It was absolutely breath taking. It is a very...More

Thank CANTRAVELS
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The moment we got onto the boat, the rain started falling. Wind drove the cloud onto the water, covering most part of pond entry. We thought this is going to be an disappointed trip. By the end of it, I think we are really lucky....More

Thank N_20_W_01
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did this boat ride on a nice warm day, so all the waterfalls and rock cuts that. The staff were telling us about we very visible..They were great story tellers .it is a 2 hour boat ride up the Fiord , biut ithe boat...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

On Canada Day, July 1st, we booked the 11 am tour. There was a lot of fog but the crew attempted a tour of Western Brook Pond. The crew and guides were polite and informative. We make to about half way cross the pond and...More

Thank C T
Reviewed 1 week ago

You must walk the 45 minutes in and take the boat tour. We were a,and by how beautiful it was. Can’t wait to go again!

Thank Kim C
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Jersey Girls had the best tour guides with Carter and KJ - not only were they very informative - answering all questions with extreme knowledge - but they were also very entertaining! Both my cousin and I had the greatest experience - seeing the...More

Thank jerseygirls2018
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great hiking and the scenery beautiful. Take the boat ride through glacier were the a glacier carved out the rocks over 10,000 years ago.

Thank ethelmay1986
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Gypsy J
19 June 2018|
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Response from SylRickTraveler | Reviewed this property |
The walk to Western Brook Pond is a path/boardwalk mostly flat & over the barrens. There are plaques along the way describing the flora and fauna and glacial activity (I think). No, you cannot see the sea stacks (I don't... More
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Jim P
29 March 2018|
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Response from cruiseforreal | Reviewed this property |
The path is very smooth, you could be wheeled to the boat pretty easily.
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Franny2337
22 March 2018|
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Response from karenkkl | Reviewed this property |
Peter and I fast-walked. I believe it took us about 15 minutes.
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