Things To Do In Newfoundland
Start your NL vacation planning early and explore things to do in Newfoundland near Beth’s Beach House. You’ll find NL tour bus operators, humpback whale and puffin boat tours, restaurants and pubs, guides and the best hiking trails on the East Coast!
NL Boat Tours
The East Coast of Newfoundland is known for its whale watching and puffin tours here on the Southern Shore.
Restaurants and Pubs
Try Newfoundland’s famous fish n’ chips or “wings, chips, dressing and gravy” along with a pint of NL beer.
Newfoundland is a great place to set out in a kayak or canoe. Here are some tour companies that offer this service.
Mistaken point is home to the world’s largest and oldest collection of biologically complex marine life fossils
NL Bus and Land Tours
Book a tour of St. John’s or the Irish Loop Drive or one of the many landmarks NL is famous for.
Links To Some Local NL Operators
There are many local restaurants and businesses along The Irish Loop, Route 10, here on the Southern Shore of NL. We hope you get to enjoy as many as possible.
St. John’s is only a 45 minute drive out so you can enjoy the best of both worlds. Also note, our website only mentions a small number of the many offerings and operators that are available. Be sure to do further exploration online for other areas of interest.
Restaurants and Pubs
There are many restaurants that run along the Southern Shore. Here are just a few:
- Chafe’s Landing (Petty Harbour)
- Keiths Diner (Goulds)
- The Jigger (Bay Bulls)
- Arbour Restaurant & Lounge (Bay Bulls)
- Tim Horton’s – Witless Bay Line -entrance to Bay Bulls
- Irish Loop Coffee House (Witless Bay)
- Captain’s Table (Mobile)
- Fork Restaurant (Fine Dining – Mobile)
- Riverside Restaurant & Lounge (Cape Broyle)
- Squid Jigger Lounge (Calvert)
- George Street is St. John’s famous downtown street lined with pubs and bars (approx. 45 mins away)
Local Shops & Essentials
Many boat tour operators also have shops within. Here are some helpful links:
La Manche and Local Hiking Trails
La Manche trail is accessible at the end of this community. Walk (or drive) until the main road in Burnt Cove ends (and park) at Bauline wharf. From there, walk up the hill to the trail.
The East Coast Trail is a system of trails that run along the ocean coastline within this region of NL. The LaManche Trail is also within this area.
NL Bus and Land Tours
Horse Back Riding – Endeavour Equestrian is located at the top of the hill before descending into Burnt Cove
A Wilder Experience located in Cape Broyle, offers guests unique adventure tourism-based excursions such as hiking and kayaking throughout Newfoundland
Ocean Quest Adventures offers zodiac tours, scuba diving, kayaking, paddle boarding, boat tours, and land excursions.
Ferryland Lighthouse Picnics offers gourmet sandwiches on freshly baked Newfoundland bread, salads & desserts. Offered in takeaway picnic baskets, enjoy the panoramic ocean view at the Ferryland lighthouse.
If you can’t walk the rugged 15-minute trail to the lighthouse, you can catch a lift with By-Side Rides. A side-by-side ATV operator that assists travellers.
Puffin & Whale Boat Tours
Taxi services are not largely used in the rural areas of the Southern Avalon, but there are some that are within reach.
Southern Shore Taxi – Witless Bay (10 mins away)
A Plus Taxi and Tours – Witless Bay (10 mins away)
Goulds Taxi – Goulds (30 mins away)
City Wide Taxi – St. John’s (45 mins away)
Molloy’s Taxi – Trepassey (1 hour South)
Finding Things To Do In Newfoundland
Finding those “things to do in Newfoundland” is great when you have a map! Explore the area from Beth’s Beach House to get familiar with the Southern Shore on Newfoundland’s Avalon peninsula.
Things to do at Beth’s Beach House
Our property is centred around relaxing and getting back to nature. If nothing else, you’ll enjoy just being at home in Beth’s Beach House. Every day casts a different light on the islands that dot the shoreline of NL behind Beth’s Beach House. And you never know what you’ll spot from the kitchen window ocean view. Here are just a few of the simple pleasures we see throughout the year:
- Watch as icebergs drift by
- Sheep roaming the distant island
- Humpback whales feeding on capelin
- Dolphins, killer whales
- Seals basking in the sun on the rugged oceans edge.
- Cruise ships and long liners sailing by
- Kayakers and fishing boats enjoying a good sea day
Read reviews on what past guests have said about their stay on our home page found HERE.