Unearth stories millions of years in the making.
Newfoundland and Labrador is home to some of the greatest geological discoveries on the planet — and you don’t have to be a scientist or a seasoned traveller to experience them. From ancient mountains to fossilized families, no matter where you visit along these legendary coasts, there’s a tale from earth’s history waiting to be told.
Geology Hot Spots in Newfoundland and Labrador
Learn more about the geological wonders that are waiting to be explored all across the province.
Gros Morne National Park UNESCO World Heritage Site
Fortune Head Ecological Reserve & St. Lawrence
Discovery UNESCO Global Geopark
Mistaken Point Ecological Reserve UNESCO World Heritage Site
Packages and Offers
Edge of the Avalon Inn
UNESCO Mistaken Point Fossil Experience
From $299 per couple
Wild Gros Morne
From $149 per person
Point Amour Lighthouse Provincial Historic Site
Point Amour Rocks
MUN Botanical Garden & Johnson Geo Centre
From $40 per package
Guided Fossil Hike
From $10 per person
Wild Gros Morne
Tablelands Boat Tour
From $49 per person
Plan a trip through time
If you’re booking a trip to Newfoundland and Labrador, our itinerary planner makes it easy to prepare your very own geological adventure.
Read more about the remarkable geology that you can find across Newfoundland and Labrador.
Explore the Discovery UNESCO Global Geopark, Half a Billion Years in the Making
by Newfoundland and Labrador
There are only 5 UNESCO Global Geoparks in Canada, and it just so happens that one of them is right here in Newfoundland and Labrador...
The View From Here
Getting Here and Around
By Ferry and Car
Travelling with Marine Atlantic has never been easier. Choose from our year-round ferry service between North Sydney, Nova Scotia and Port aux Basques, in southwestern Newfoundland, or our seasonal Argentia ferry service bringing you just 1.5 hours outside of St. John’s.
Air Canada is your best choice to Newfoundland and Labrador with year-round flights to St. John’s, Gander and Deer Lake. Book with greater peace-of-mind with the industry-leading Air Canada CleanCare+ program for enhanced safety throughout your journey.