Central Newfoundland attractions

Top Choice Museum in Twillingate Island & New World Island

Prime Berth Fishing Museum

Make this your first stop. Run by an engaging fisherman, the private museum, with its imaginative and deceptively simple concepts (a cod splitting show!), is brilliant, and fun for mature scholars and schoolkids ali…
Wildlife Reserve in Fogo Island & Change Islands

Newfoundland Pony Sanctuary

With the Newfoundland pony endangered, this humble stable of 11 ponies is the largest herd. The small creatures are renowned as hardy workers (especially in winter) with gentle temperaments. Pony rides may be availa…
Lighthouse in Twillingate Island & New World Island

Long Point Lighthouse

Long Point provides dramatic views of the coastal cliffs. Travel up the winding steps, worn from lighthouse-keepers' footsteps since 1876, and gawk at the 360-degree view. Located at the tip of the north island, it'…
Winery in Twillingate Island & New World Island

Auk Island Winery

Visit the grounds that produce Moose Joose (blueberry-partridgeberry), Funky Puffin (blueberry-rhubarb) and other fruity flavors using iceberg water and local berries. There's also ice cream made from iceberg water.
Museum in Grand Falls-Windsor

Mary March Provincial Museum

Worth visiting with exhibits on the recent and past histories of Aboriginal peoples in the area, including the extinct Beothuk tribe. Take exit 18A south to get here. Admission includes the loggers' museum.
Waterfront in Twillingate Island & New World Island

Little Harbour

In Little Harbour, en route to the town of Twillingate, a 5km trail leads past the vestiges of a resettled community and rock arch to secluded, picturesque Jone's Cove.
Park in Terra Nova National Park

Terra Nova National Park

Though not nearly as dramatic as the province's other national parks, it does offer moose, bears, beavers and bald eagles, as well as relaxed hiking, paddling, camping and boat tours.
Museum in Terra Nova National Park

Burnside Archaeology Centre

About 15km from the western gate of Terra Nova National Park, the Burnside Archaeology Centre catalogs artifacts found at local Beothuk sites.
Museum in Gander

North Atlantic Aviation Museum

A must for aviation fanatics, with exhibits detailing Newfoundland's air contributions to WWII and the history of navigation
Museum in Twillingate Island & New World Island

Twillingate Museum

Housed in a former Anglican rectory off Main St, the museum tells the island's history since the first British settlers arrived in the mid-1700s. One room delves into the seal hunt and its controversy. There's a his…