This is a 2 hour boat tour with live interpretation is considered a Canadian Signiture Experience. Float between massive billion-year-old cliffs featuring waterfalls that cascade into the park’s largest lake from ponds atop the plateau. A moderate 3 km trail (approx. 45 min walk) leads from the parking lot to the dock. The two boats have canopied decks and on-board washrooms.

A sheltered waiting area, indoor washroom facilities, canteen services, gift shop, and several beautiful picnic areas can be found at dock site.

Pets are not permitted on the boats. Departures depend on wind and weather conditions.

Reservations are recommended. Phone 709-458-2016 or 1-888-458-2016. Visit or drop by the ticket office at the Ocean View Hotel in Rocky Harbour.

2017 Western Brook Pond Tour Schedule

Date Time  Note 
May 15 to May 31 12:30 p.m. Subject to seasonal conditions
June 1 to June 30 12:30 p.m.  
July 1 to August 31 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 3 p.m.  
Sept. 1 to Sept. 30 12:30 p.m.  
October 1 to October 15 12:30 p.m. Subject to seasonal conditions


Hike to the top of Western Brook Pond Gorge

Meet a professional guide at the dockside, take the shuttle to the end of the pond and then hike to the top of the gorge. Once on top you will be rewarded with a magnificent view of the pond. For reservations contact Bontours. Take the shuttle to Snug Harbour and spend the day or overnight. Be adventurous and climb to the top of the North Rim for that once in a lifetime view!