Backcountry Shuttle

For Those Intrepid Travellers

Details

May till September

60 Minutes (Return)

2018 Rates

Adult $89

Youth $59

*Backcountry shuttle includes a Tablelands Boat Tour

Maximum 6 Participants

 For Tour Groups Above 6 Participants Contact Us Directly to Arrange a Specialty Tour

Easy to Difficult

For those intrepid travellers, who take pride in discovering at their own pace, Wild Gros Morne offers a backcountry shuttle service to rarely visited sections of the breathtaking landlocked fjord known as Trout River Pond.

The world renowned Tablelands and the towering cliffs of North Arm Mountain provide the perfect backdrop during our exciting 60 minute boat ride. Our Backcountry Shuttle provides adventures access to remote boat access only areas of the Tablelands and Gros Morne’s newest hiking trail, the Overfalls Trail. This area is teaming with wildlife. Caribou, moose, bear and arctic hare all call this section of the park home and are often seen while exploring the area.

Spend the day discovering this remote region of the park. Stop for a meal in the mountains while enjoying the amazing vistas provided by the Tablelands. Cool off after your hike with a refreshing swim in the crystal clear spring fed river.

*Please note the weather conditions in the fjord can change rapidly and although very unlikely, the shuttle may not be able to return for a pick up until safe to do so. Explorers should check the weather and plan accordingly to spend the night if needed.

*Scheduled pick up times are arranged in advance and must be adhered to; lateness may result in a missed shuttle.

July 1st to September 15th

2018 Departure Times

Monday          10:00am   2:00pm

Tuesday          10:00am   2:00pm

Wednesday    10:00am   2:00pm

Thursday        10:00am   2:00pm

Friday             10:00am   2:00pm

Saturday         10:00am   2:00pm

Sunday           10:00am    2:00pm

 

Please note these times are when the boat departs our dock, pick up time in back is    approximately one hour after these times.

 

*For May, June and October Departures reservations are required 24 hours in advance. Please Contact Us Directly

 

Experience Details

  • Our Backcountry Shuttle runs Daily from May till October for our 2018 operating season,
  • Reservations are highly recommended 24 hours in advance

 

Looking For a Different Kind of Adventure?

Talk to us about spending the night in this remote region of Gros Morne National Park at a private primitive campsite. Bring your backpack and our boat will drop you off deep inside the fjord and pick you up the next day. Discover the feeling of being truly alone in the wilderness with a Wild Gros Morne backcountry camping experience.

Didn't Plan on Camping Overnight?

No worries, ask Wild Gros Morne staff about our selection of camping equipment rentals.

Other Details

Difficulty Rating

The Backcountry Shuttle has an easy to difficult rating, as you, the adventurer, decide how you experience this area. Take an easy hike along the beach, a refreshing swim in the river or an intense uphill climb to the top of the Tablelands. It’s truly up to you.

Suggested Equipment

As you’ve already heard, Newfoundland weather can be unpredictable and conditions can vary greatly throughout the day. Even in the hottest months of summer Newfoundland can be quite cool. We suggest guests check the weather and dress for it. Having a day pack with water and a snack, a rain/waterproof jacket, semi-warm sweater and comfortable sturdy footwear suitable for both hiking and our exciting open boat adventure is recommended.

Weather Cancellation Policy

The weather in Newfoundland can change frequently and at Wild Gros Morne we check the weather more than most people check their Email. Experiences may be adjusted or  cancelled if necessary to ensure the safety of our guests and staff.

Off Season Departures

Reservations are required 24 hours in advance for May, June, September and October. Departures during these months are based upon customer demand. For short notice reservations please contact us.

FIND YOUR WILD

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