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Gros Morne National Park of Canada

Western Brook Pond Boat Tour

 Western Brook Pond Boat Tour
Western Brook Pond Boat Tour
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This is a 2 hour cruise with live interpretation, between massive billion-year-old cliffs. Ponds atop the plateau feed waterfalls that cascade into the park’s largest lake. 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.

Bontours also offers tours of Bonne Bay by catamaran. The ticket office is located on the waterfront at Norris Point. In July and August, a water taxi makes three round-trips daily between Norris Point and Woody Point.

New! Make the challenging climb to the rim of Western Brook Pond itself on a guided hike. The hiking option comes with a wilderness camping experience and freshly-prepared local meals. For more information and to make a reservation visit

2016 Western Brook Pond Tour Schedule

June 1 to June 30: 12:30 p.m.
July 1 to September 7: 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 3 p.m.
September 8 to September 30: 12:30 p.m.
October 1 to October 15: Subject to seasonal conditions.

Put yourself in the ICONIC PHOTO! Hike to the top of Western Brook Pond Gorge

Western Brook Pond Western Brook Pond
© NL Tourism

Meet Clem, 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. Choose a day hike or camp overnight. This tour includes camping supplies and meals. 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!