At B&R we make it incredibly easy for you to journey with your friends, family, colleagues or on your own. Create your own private trip by taking over one of our dates—or we can request a fresh one. Prices are sliding scale to suit the number of travellers. Interested in tweaking the itinerary? We can do that too. Ask us for details!
The right number of like-minded travellers to make new friends.
Your dates. Your group. Our expertly-designed itinerary.
Tailored to your interests, a bespoke travel experience.
Combines the hallmarks of any B&R itinerary (excellent hotels and beautiful routes) with the freedom of pacing each day exactly the way you like.
Throughout the day, a knowledgeable local guide provides insider access and expert tips. At night, you can explore and dine on your own.
Our B&R guides are with you throughout, anticipating needs, translating languages, providing advice and—above all—facilitating fun.
We use premium hotels that are unique expressions of the region. Often they’ve had a previous life as a monastery or a castle, but in every case they offer an exceptionally comfortable stay.
These are stylish 4-star properties that offer a casual and comfortable stay. Often without a 24-hour concierge or room service, they tend to be smaller family-run hotels that are perfect for the region.
“I can’t say I really ‘work out,’ but I’m in good shape and am relatively active.”
“I enjoy a good walk or ride, and feel comfortable while on the move.”
“I get moving at least once a week, and don’t mind a little sweat.”
“I get moving a few times per week and enjoy some exertion.”
“I want to feel invigorated each day and going hard is how I like to do that.”
Where tradition meets modernity
Newfoundland, a.k.a. the Rock, is home to one of the most colorful cultures in Canada. Its art, music, and storytelling are legendary (not to mention ts hospitality). Walk the Skerwink Trail – one of the best hikes in the world. Picnic on a fishing stage with folk music. And visit beautiful Fogo Island, where you’ll marvel at whales and icebergs (and the inn the world can’t top gushing over).
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Day by Day
From St. John’s, we’ll head northwest to the Bonavista Peninsula. Our first hike is along the Skerwink Trail, offering sweeping views, sea stacks and perhaps even whale sightings!
Hike through Murphy’s Cove, stopping at the Green Island Lighthouse—one of the last manned lighthouses in Newfoundland. Dinner will be the daily catch paired with fresh produce from the restaurant's garden.
Visit the fishing community of New Bonaventure, where our friend Bruce will share how life here has changed over the years. At Ireland’s Eye, see abandoned buildings from the controversial resettlement of the 1960s.
Head to the community of Tilting to hike in the company of a geologist. End at the distinctive Squish Studio, a bold and modern structure that forms part of the Shorefast Foundation.
Hit the trails of Fogo with a loop walk along the Lion’s Den trail. Tonight, we celebrate Newfoundland-style with a “shed party”, complete with a barbecue and live local music.
We’ll have breakfast together this morning before retracing our steps to the ferry and saying our goodbyes at Gander International Airport. Safe travels!
Stay in one of the world’s best hotels.
Fishers’ Loft, Port Rexton
Situated on the Bonavista Peninsula, Fishers’ Loft is a collection of buildings that have been lovingly and carefully brought to life in the authentic Newfoundland style. As one of the best hotels in Newfoundland, your every need will be catered to through impeccable and friendly service, as well as delicious home-cooked meals with produce fresh from the garden. View hotel website »
Fogo Island Inn, Newfoundland
On the gorgeous rocky shoreline of the Atlantic sits the new and luxurious Fogo Island Inn. Featuring 29 rooms with panoramic ocean views, windows that open 180 degrees to the fresh salt-sea air and hand-crafted furniture, the inn also offers locally inspired cuisine, rooftop hot tubs and a publicly accessible art gallery, library and cinema. View hotel website »
The locals on the islands were like out of a movie, just great. Puffins, icebergs and finally, the Fogo Island Inn and our host Zita were both just incredible!— Chick Miller
We never wanted to be the biggest travel company in the world, just the best.
— George Butterfield
Suitable for travellers who enjoy going for a good walk and can even handle an incline or two, our daily walks range in distance from 2 to 6 km (1.5 to 4 mi.), on uneven paths and trails that weave along coastline and through forest.
“I enjoy going for a good walk and can even handle an incline or two.”
Relatively flat, with occasional steeper climbs.Read more on our Activity Levels
What’s included? Everything you need. Plus everything you’d
want. Plus a few things you never knew you wanted ‘til you got them.
In a word: everything. In ninety words? Signature B&R guides; local experts; unique, unforgettable biking and walking routes; private tours; authentic local cuisine; lessons and demonstrations; local artisanal wines; wine tastings; all victuals and libations; all the endorphins you can handle; new insight; interesting, fun and like-minded travel companions; a feeling of total freedom. In short: an extraordinary, hassle-free journey of discovery.
- All hotel accommodation
- All meals, including wine
- Services of B&R guide
- All special events, private tours, guest experts and entrance fees
- Use of two lightweight, telescoping walking sticks
- All baggage transportation
- All transportation from rendezvous to drop-off
- Detailed maps, route suggestions and water bottle
- All gratuities for baggage, porters and hotel service
Walking Sticks & Hip Holsters
Included with all walking trips are Leki telescoping walking sticks and custom-made padded hip holsters, which comfortably carry one full half-litre water bottle. And while the walking sticks get “recycled” for use by another B&R traveller, the holsters are yours to keep at trip’s end.
Sometimes your B&R trip simply isn’t long enough! Extend your stay for the best vacation possible. If you wish to spend a few days in region either before or after your official B&R trip, and need assistance making those plans, your B&R Travel Advisor can help.
Call us to create an independent travel experience that fits your needs—we can also arrange for a local guide.
And your mind? Totally and utterly blown.
We craft extraordinary experiences, tailor made to meet
your every need, with every stitch of every day crafted
just the way you want it. Learn more about Bespoke