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East Coast Trail

Highway #10, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
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like hiking, then you must do this!

it is a must to do activity for hiking lovers, so much to hike and view is breath taking! pack your... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Feng L
Toronto, Canada

Close to the city, and one beautiful vista after another. Be aware that there are few good places... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ontario, Canada
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Highway #10, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

it is a must to do activity for hiking lovers, so much to hike and view is breath taking! pack your food and enough water, it will be a long day!

Thank Feng L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Close to the city, and one beautiful vista after another. Be aware that there are few good places to eat, and even fewer that stay open year-round. One reliable stop is The Captain's Table in Mobile, and it is open year-round.

Thank HotelierJohn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a must do for anybody travelling to Saint johns an area we did 17 km of this on October 2, 2017 and the next day as well we cannot say enough about the views and the quality of the trail one thing I...More

Thank ScaryHallet20
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took the Irish Loop, but the roads were so bad, we were constantly watching the roads for huge pothole, that we missed a lot of the scenery. In the end, we missed one huge pothole, and wreaked a tire on our rental car, could...More

Thank Daphne138
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sturdy shoes, walking sticks, some water with a snack and away you go. Rocks that touch the sky, sounds that capture the heart, the wind and water to sooth your soul.

Thank JoAnn Paul K
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Several small fishing communities, B&Bs and great views along the way...Avalon outdoor music fest was well attended

Thank RudyCanada
Reviewed 9 September 2017

All of the trails that we tackled were very enjoyable. The planking and steps, in certain areas did make the hikes more enjoyable. We walking in running shoes, so appreciated the areas where we walked on wire covered planks instead of muck. The coastline is...More

Thank MC0959
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Great hiking and spectacular views of the coastline. Seen several whales along the way and even seen oneb breach. Well worth the trek!

Thank Tammy C
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Moderate level difficulty. Amazing views along this stunning coast. Wear sun screen! We went to visit Cape Spear but this walk adjoins it and was so amazing it just drew us in!

Thank Marg1402
Reviewed 6 September 2017

East Coast Trail (ECT) is one of the most dynamic and variable coastal trails in North America. Aside from being able to view icebergs in June, humpback, and minke whales in the July and August, the trail also provides foraging experiences in August, September and...More

Thank STG698
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1 August 2017|
Response from llergl | Reviewed this property |
We rented a car at the airport and we did that in advance of our arrival. There is a Newfoundland Tourism office at the airport that will tell you where the most recent icebergs are and give you directions. It's very easy... More
Belinda H
14 May 2017|
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Response from Semi-retiredOntario | Reviewed this property |
Hi Belinda: The trailheads at Quidi Vidi Village (Sugarloaf Path) and Fort Amherst (Deadmans Bay Path) are within the city. I walked from my hotel near King's Bridge Road to Quidi Vidi Village. The trail has a great website... More
7 January 2017|
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Response from Kelly R | Reviewed this property |
There are no accommodations on the hikes but you can do sections and stay in St. John's or the respective area where you are hiking! It is a very long trail so doing it all would take a long time I feel! There are booked... More

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