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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…
Cultural in Fogo Island & Change Islands

Great Fogo Island Punt Race

Locals row traditionally built wooden boats (called punts) 16km across open sea to the Change Islands and back.
Music in Fogo Island & Change Islands

Brimstone Head Folk Festival

A three-day hootenanny; Irish and Newfoundland music.
Cafe in Fogo Island & Change Islands

Nicole's Cafe

Nicole uses ingredients from the island – sustainably caught seafood, root vegetables and wild berries – for her contemporary take on dishes like Jiggs dinner, caribou pâté and the daily vegetarian plate. It's a sun…
Ice Cream in Fogo Island & Change Islands


It would be a pity to miss this seaside stop, serving homemade partridgeberry-pie ice cream flecked with cinnamon and salty crumbs of crust.
Canadian in Fogo Island & Change Islands

Fogo Island Inn Restaurant

With sparkling sea views, this tiny gourmet eatery dishes up innovative three-course dinners sourced as locally as possible. The menu changes daily. Think delicate preparations of snow crab with sea salt, PEI grass-…