Bonne Bay Marine Station

Gros Morne National Park

At the wharf in Norris Point is this small research facility, which is part of Memorial University. Every half-hour there are interactive tours, and the aquariums display the marine ecological habitats in Bonne Bay. For children, there are touch tanks, whale bones and an activity room.

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