Top things to do in Labrador

Park in Northern Coast

Torngat Mountains National Park

Canada's newest national park was established in 2006. Named from the Inuktitut word Torngait (place of spirits), the area is the ancestral home of Inuit and their predecessors. Its spectacular wilderness features h…
Historic Site in Red Bay

Red Bay National Historic Site

In the mid-16th century, Basque whalers came to the Strait of Belle Isle to hunt large numbers of right and bowhead whales and harvest their oil to light lamps all around Europe. The major whaling port of Red Bay is…
Park in Labrador West

Grande Hermine Park

From Wabush, 39km east on Rte 500 is Grande Hermine Park, which has a beach and some fine scenery. The Menihek hiking trail (15km) goes through wooded areas with waterfalls and open tundra. Outfitters can take angle…
Lighthouse in Forteau to Pinware

Point Amour Lighthouse

At 109ft, this is the tallest lighthouse in Atlantic Canada, with 127 steps to climb. When you reach the top, you will be rewarded with a spectacular 360-degree view of the coastline. The HMS Raleigh went aground he…
Sushi in Labrador West

Sushi Lab

This pleasant dining experience is nouveau-Labrador all the way. Order from a selection of dozens of sushi rolls with an iPad, and you will be pleasantly rewarded. For less adventurous diners, there's also Chinese f…
Museum in Labrador West

Gateway Labrador

In the same building as the visitor center is Gateway Labrador and its Montague Exhibit Hall, where 3500 years of human history and culture, including the fur trade, are represented with intriguing artifacts and dis…
Seafood in Red Bay


For fish-and-chips with partridgeberry pie, look no further than this friendly restaurant, a focal point for visitors to the bay. It also serves substantial breakfasts, and picnickers can order boxed lunches.
Museum in Central Labrador

Labrador Interpretation Centre

Officially opened by Queen Elizabeth II in 1997, the Labrador Interpretation Centre is the provincial museum, which holds some of Labrador's finest works of art. It's in North West River, via Rte 520.
Historic Site in Forteau to Pinware

L'Anse Amour Burial Mound

A pile of stones, placed here by the Maritime Archaic Aboriginals, is the oldest burial monument in North America. A small roadside plaque marks the 7500-year-old site.
Seafood in Central Labrador

Mariner's Galley

Come here for fried cod tongues with scruncheons (pork rind) or crab cocktail. Visitors rave about the friendly service and buffet options.